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Suffield, Connecticut
Reviewed 1 January 2015

This review is way overdue, but my memories about Rancho Armadillo and Ricks hospitality are fresh in my mind! Believe every good thing you read! Rick goes way above and beyond to help ensure that you will have a great time. The first night we were there, we were tired and decided to get take out- Rick actually called in...

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Reviewed 26 December 2014

After hearing rave reviews of Rancho Armacillo from a friend, my boyfriend and I visited and had a truly wonderful experience. We had no idea what to expect in Costa Rica, and Rick welcomed us to the property just like family, giving us insider information on the most beautiful (and non touristy) beaches, directions on how to get around, and...

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1Thank Naomi R
New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 28 November 2014

A quiet place to stay with beautiful views. The owner, Rick, goes above and beyond to make sure that your trip goes smoothly. He even drove my husband and I to dinner the first night that we were there because we did not rent a car. He gives great recommendations on everything in the area from attractions to restaurants. There...

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1Thank Shamus4431
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 26 October 2014

I can only echo the sentiments already posted here numerous times. The owner Rick goes above and beyond to make sure you have a great stay. When you arrive he gives you printouts of things to do, restaurants recommendations, and he'll help arrange any type of tour that is possible. We stayed 4 nights for our honeymoon and were the...

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Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 23 September 2014

Rick and his Rancho Armadillo Estate are the quintessence of how customer service should be. Trying to list just some of the positive aspects we experienced: THE PLACE: Rancho Armadillo is located a bit up hill, in a gorgeous natural place. It's made of 6 rooms only (3 different small buildings) clean and well equipped with any comforts. From there,...

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2Thank Mara C
Portland, OR
Reviewed 21 July 2014

Rancho Armadillo deserves to be #1 here. We stayed for 5 nights in early July- our last five nights in Costa Rica in a three-week odyssey, and it was, by far. our favorite inn. Rick is the most gracious, interesting innkeeper you would ever want to meet, not to mention, the most accommodating. Our teenage son was treated to some...

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3Thank sanyaPortland_OR
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 24 June 2014

My husband and I went to Costa Rica to celebrate our 10 year wedding anniversary. We had experience staying at all inclusives but wanted to try something different. We could not have been happier with our choice of hotel and the town of Coco. Staying with Rick makes you feel like you are staying with a friend - he is...

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1Thank Rachel B
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 16 June 2014

Up on a lush hillside with a very private setting that is a mere 3-4 minutes from downtown is Rancho Armadillo, with it's lovely plants and beautiful view out toward the ocean. We wanted to be away from the noise and activity of tourists and this was the perfect place. Rick is the most amazing host, extremely knowledgeable, very attentive...

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Thousand Oaks, California
Reviewed 29 May 2014

We recently went to Costa Rica with friends. We stayed at Racho Armadillo and it was great, Rick the owner was very nice and accommodating. There is a beautiful pool, upper deck area with great ocean and mountain views. The waffle breakfast he had out for us was delicious! He even gave us and unexpected surprise at the end of...

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Hudson, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Very fun place set on a mountain overlooking the ocean; amazing views from the private property and a short 5 minute drive to town. I think renting a car is a must because it really allows you to see and explore the area. With that being said, some of the "roads" in the area are very rough. Avoid the donkey...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rancho Armadillo Estate, a small private mountainside estate overlooking the Gulf of Papagayo. The estate is perfect for couples, families or groups. Our guests feel like they're coming to visit friends who have a really nice place to stay. Our knowledge of Costa Rica ensures our guests experience the best Costa Rica has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rancho Armadillo Estate

Address: Playas del Coco, Playas del Coco 5019, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playas del Coco
Price Range: ₹ 11,574 - ₹ 13,617 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Rancho Armadillo Estate Hotel Playas Del Coco
Rancho Armadillo Estate Costa Rica/Playas Del Coco
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“Great views, certain rooms easily accessible with others having quite a few stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles intuit09, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The hotel only has 6 rooms. Don't go there to be in your room. Go there to enjoy the outdoors, Rick, and other travelers.”
 of 5 bubbles dz2d, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
“If views are important, request rooms that are located the farthest away from the Owner's cottage.”
 of 5 bubbles mayerjack, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Not all the rooms have views. Ask for the ones furthest from the parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles nickpap66, 9 Apr 2015 | Read review
“We had the dolphin/turtle/shark suites that all connect to each other. It was great for a group traveling together.”
 of 5 bubbles travelgirlEJ, 16 Mar 2015 | Read review
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