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    Hotel Cantarana

    Palm Beach Estates | 50308 Cabo Velas, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent85%
    • Very good12%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “short walk” (26 reviews)
    “costa rica” (34 reviews)
    “sister hotel” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Bar/Lounge
    Multilingual Staff
    Accessible rooms
    Laundry Service
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 211 reviews

    Reviewed 18 July 2017

    My fiancé and me stayed at Cantarana for 8 nights last June. We got a room upstairs and it was great. Very quiet, and surrounded by nature. Perfect for sleeping and relaxing. The room cleaning was also good, Berania every day cleaned and set the...More

    Thank Daniella B
    Reviewed 16 June 2017

    Beautiful small hotel with a wonderful restaurant, but there is one room you must avoid staying in. We didn't discover that room #5 was located directly below the restaurant, which is open until 9 p.m., until we checked in well after midnight. I'll get back...More

    1  Thank Shayne H
    Reviewed 19 May 2017

    Spacious, modern rooms. Nice little pool in a beautiful garden with loads of fauna. It's a bit of a drive inside the national park and can only be reached by car, so if you want to go out to dinner at night, the choices are...More

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    Response from Federico d, Propietario at Hotel CantaranaResponded 21 May 2017

    Hola, Thank you for choosing our beautiful hotel to enjoy your Holidays! We are working to improve in some areas, so for us your feedback is very important! Thank you for sharing it! We hope your experience was unique in Hotel & Restaurant Cantarana. It...More

    Reviewed 19 May 2017

    This place has a great energy and just feels like you never want to leave. Staff is excellent, always making sure we had all we needed to enjoy our time. The restaurant was a plus! I hope we can come back very soon!More

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    Thank Robertoloco
    Response from Federico d, Propietario at Hotel CantaranaResponded 21 May 2017

    Hola, Thank you for choosing our beautiful hotel to enjoy your Holidays! We are working to improve in some areas, so for us your feedback is very important! Thank you for sharing it! We hope your experience was unique in Hotel & Restaurant Cantarana. It...More

    Reviewed 15 May 2017

    Oh my God!!! Thank you staff and managers of the hotel and restaurant for the amazing service, my husband and I had such a lovely stayed in your hotel. Our weekend, despite of the rain of a beautiful tropical country, was perfect!! The room was...More

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    Response from Federico d, Propietario at Hotel CantaranaResponded 16 May 2017

    Hola, Thank you for choosing our beautiful hotel to enjoy your Holidays! We are working to improve in some areas, so for us your feedback is very important! Thank you for sharing it! We hope your experience was unique in Hotel & Restaurant Cantarana. It...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Outdoor pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 73 - US$ 130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Grande
    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Playa Grande
    • #1 Family Hotel in Playa Grande
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Playa Grande
    • Also Known As
    • Cantarana Hotel Playa Grande
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    Sportsgirl59
    26 February 2017|
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    Response from lucky2324 | Reviewed this property |
    Definitely great for paddle boarding. The bigger waves are in a section towards the north end of the beach.
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    shaydeb1
    20 August 2016|
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    Response from ire_unfried | Reviewed this property |
    Hello, there is one in Tamarindo and another one in Huacas. Both are about 10 from the hotel.
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    tlantieri
    23 July 2015|
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    Response from Federico d | Property representative |
    Hello, yes The Hotel is located in a National park and there are several options of restaurants!
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