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San Diego
Reviewed 4 September 2012 via mobile

I think the subject line says it all but I'll elaborate a little to paint a more complete picture. There are a couple of buildings on the property, so you'll either be in a one story villa-like building in a room that shares a wall and patio with hammoks, or you are in a two story with a shared deck....

3Thank MatthewLeitner
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 August 2012

I'm so glad we decided to stay here (August 15-20). With little information on Tamarindo itself, Arco Iris turned out to be a safe haven that felt more like we were staying with friends than at a hotel. Kudos to Richard and his staff - especially CoCo for providing a comfy, intimate setting where you feel like you've known them...

2Thank Tracee
Charlottesville VA
Reviewed 11 August 2012

We stayed a week in one of the separate units of Arco Iris. Richard, the owner, was very welcoming, gave us free breakfast even though we were early for check-in, and gave us helpful recommendations throughout the week. The layout is tranquil and rustic. Only thing that didn't make me give it a 5 of 5 was the toilet liked...

1Thank Yaya333
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Reviewed 28 July 2012

Fabulous hotel, wonderful staff, peaceful atmosphere! The rooms are modern, spacious and incredibly clean. I absolutely loved the hammock on my front porch. All of the staff are incredibly friendly and helpful. Richard went above and beyond to help make arrangements for me to go to a festival in Santa Cruz on the 25th. I was traveling on my own...

1Thank Pam S
Glendale, California
Reviewed 25 July 2012

Long story short- great hotel. My review echoes many of the other wonderful comments on this site. This is a boutique hotel that is charming and clean and quiet. If you are looking for an all-inclusive party scene, this is not your place. We were exhausted after our daily excursions and were usually in bed by 10. Because of its...

Thank TrojanRob
San francisco
Reviewed 12 July 2012

We just got back from our 4 night stay at Hotel Arco Iris. Before the trip, I read through the reviews for this hotel and the hotels around the beach, and was pretty confident that this would be the most comfortable and beautiful. I was right. First off, the hotel is a 3 minute walk to the beach. No joke....

4Thank higakic
Reviewed 6 July 2012

We stayed for two very pleasant nights. Rooms spotless. Staff very helpful. Location ideal in centre of monteverde - but quiet and peaceful.

1Thank pete t
Arvada, Co, Usa
Reviewed 18 June 2012

Modern rooms with A/C and wireless. Lots of tile and tropical wood. Grounds are safe and attractive and the pool is really nice for hanging out. It si 3-5 minute walk to the beach and is a small hotel, not a resort. One couple there while we were complained the beach was too far and no pool bar-so if that...

2Thank aghadden
Philadelphia, PA
Reviewed 12 June 2012

A short walk to town, no issue at all with the location, if anything better that it's a bit away so it was quiet. The room was small, but clean. Pool was lovely, so the room size wasn't a big deal. When we arrived the AC wasn't working properly and it was insanely hot in the room, but the owner...

Thank edg126
hotelarcoiris, Owner at Hotel Arco Iris, responded to this review

My name is Ricahrd and I am the owner of the hotel. I remember this couple and they were more anxious then most guests. Yet our goal is to please all types of guests. It is easy to please most people but others a more particular and thus more of a challenge. From May thru August is is more of...

elmhurst, New York
Reviewed 31 May 2012

nice small hotel with quite a bit of bugs tho... killed a water crab in my room nice and helpful staff close to the beach and amenties....supermarket and restaurants beautiful .... have a pool and able to see monkeys from there also close to take a nature walk .. amazing location

Thank travelerofone

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Arco Iris is located within walking distance to the beach, shops, restaurants and the center of town. The hotel has been completely remodeled and has five bungalows and seven deluxe rooms, which are surrounded by a lush tropical garden and swimming pool for your relaxation. Set back from the street, Hotel Arco Iris assures guests a quiet and tranquil experience. The rooms have been re-designed with beautiful contemporary bathrooms and comfortable interiors and have A/C, TV's and mini bars. ... more   less 

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Address: Tamarindo, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range: ₹ 7,136 - ₹ 11,654 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Arco Iris 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“They all seemed good to me.”
 of 5 bubbles SamK228, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Suggest a Bungalow, if you fancy a hammock”
 of 5 bubbles 475David, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“My request for Bungalow #5 was honored and the location was perfect. If there was any noise from the restaurant, I didn't know it.”
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 of 5 bubbles GoneFishin66, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“They have several options from 1 to 4 people.”
 of 5 bubbles MichaelO840, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for Bungalow 5. It's off the main side of the hotel, a bit quieter, and you have quick access out to the street to town.”
 of 5 bubbles tylers214, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
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