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Escazu, Costa Rica
Reviewed 1 January 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel for a night. The views were gorgeous, unfortunately, in my opinion the hotel was not worth the price we paid (80USD, breakfast included). Although the people working there and the owners were very nice, the hotel was pretty run-down. The service is not very detail oriented, but if you still want to give it a...

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2Thank Mytheretxu
Greensboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 26 March 2013

This place is kind of run down, but my girlfriend and I love it. You have to go in the dry season or the road turns to mudd. I did some fishing and relaxed in the restaraunt. It is a place to get away from everything and be romantic with your lover. The tv's hardly work, but we were busy...

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2Thank mick2844
roquefort les pins france
Reviewed 19 February 2013

We spent two nights there just because I really wanted to see the area and especially Playa El Jobo. My husband wanted to leave after our first meal as he asked for a chicken casserole and got bones...my pasta dish was not much better, the owners dogs use the restaurant as toilet. The place is really falling apart which is...

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3Thank marinesab
Avignon, France
Reviewed 20 January 2013

The price that they ask for the services that they give in exchange is very competitive. Clean. Good food at acceptable price, compared to local market, magnificent view at the Bolaños Island. Quiet and secure. One of our best vacation in the last 4 years. They are not pretending 5 star price for what they offers. The beach just in...

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1Thank Norbert v
Steamboat Springs, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 17 November 2012

dont even know where to start, lets see they took us for oUr money because there were no other options in sight, we were traveling as 2 couples and were given a room with 5 beds, trying to get through to these people was like talking to a brick wall. dinner was $40 USD for 2 plates of food if...

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9Thank Jeremy G
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 16 November 2012

Our group of 4 decided to go check out Playa Jobo after reading a review in our book, We soon realized we had entered no mans land.. the beaches are really nice over there but there was only one option that we could find, the Blue dream and EcoPlaya were both closed, we ended up at the Hotel Bolanos, and...

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7Thank casey G
San José, CR
Reviewed 13 October 2012

This is the worst place that I've ever been. The road to get there is awful; the food in the restaurant is VERY expensive. I paid almost $40 for some spaghetti and a soda. I don't mind to pay that much for something good, but their restaurant is disgusting. Dogs are walking in the restaurant and kitchen, and actually, the...

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8Thank Mauzumo
Portland, OR
Reviewed 22 May 2012

We stayed for about a week with 12 other people. The location is remote and wonderful. The view is spectacular. The beach is wonderful and deserted. Yes, the road is rough - this is Costa Rica. The food was varied and delicious. The pasta dishes were the best we had in Costa Rica. I assume that the Italian owner ensured...

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1Thank DBruski
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2012

Clean. Secure. With a wonderful view and incredible good food. I will try to get back there soon.

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2Thank Nelson l
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 1 February 2012

During my trip to Costa Rica I stayed to weeks in this Hotel Lonely planet is my travel Bible, and I agree with the advice of this guide. The hotel is located on a gorgeous bay, with bungalows spread out in a nice garden, and a nice swimming pool. The rooms are wide and clean, some of them have beautiful...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Bolanos Bay Resort

Address: Coyotera Beach, La Cruz 51001, Costa Rica (Formerly Three Corners Bolanos Bay)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > La Cruz
Hotel Class:3 star — Bolanos Bay Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 72
Also Known As:
Bolanos Bay Hotel La Cruz
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“Fetter off all beach front rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Norbertv_12, 20 Jan 2013 | Read review
“just camp in the woods!”
 of 5 bubbles 802JeremyG, 17 Nov 2012 | Read review
“Rooms on front beach are at the best ever”
 of 5 bubbles Nelsonl920, 18 Feb 2012 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing the sea and on the more remote end.”
 of 5 bubbles Bequiasuzie, 19 Jan 2012 | Read review
“Go elsewhere.”
 of 5 bubbles StevenR868, 17 Jan 2012 | Read review
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