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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Extended our stay and we loved the place. Stayed here for 6 days and didn't want to leave. This is the best choice in Puerto Viejo, very central located but quiet and very charming. Every room has its private patio with hammocks facing a tropical garden. The owner Rolf and his wife are very friendly and considerate. We have done...

Thank 510roland
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two weeks and loved my little room and bathroom. The owners are lovely and the room is always cleaned and hygienic. The tv has loads of channels and there is a fan and a fridge and shelves in the room too. Coffee and tea is available every morning and you can also rent bikes and go on...

Thank lucyco2016
Frederiksberg, Denmark
Reviewed 22 July 2016

A very nice little hotel set in a beautiful tropical garden. A lot of space with hammocks outside the rooms. The owner Rolf is very friendly German biologist who have lived in Costa Rica for many years. He is the author of serval book about the costarican flora and fauna.

Thank Hans_frb
Mainz, Germany
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I am big traveler and have been to many different hotels in Costa Rica since l am a tour guide. This small super clean hotel is a great choice for low budget visitors. Very close (5 minutes walk) to Puerto Viejo Central City. They don't include breakfast, the personal speaks English, German and Spanish. Safe parking lot with night gard....

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 10 June 2016

I have stayed in Puerto Viejo 5 different times; the last three with Rolf at Cabinas Tropical. Reason: best value, location and helpful staff. You won't do better than this. Local people, well traveled, multi lingual, educated, want more?

Thank moonmadman
Oranjestad, Aruba
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We just stayed there for three nights and were more than happy about our stay, we would recommend this place to anyone. The bed was a king size bed very comfortable, the bathroom was big and very clean. there was no airco but a fan but we did not look for airco.

Thank Hawegeti
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Three of us stayed 3 nights here in a larger corner room with two levels. We had a table and chairs and a hammock on the lower balcony and a bench, table and hammock on the upper balcony. The room was very interesting, and unique. Fans only, no a/c. Room had a fridge which was nice. The owners only accept...

Thank Empidonax
puerto vallarta
Reviewed 26 May 2015

we stayed two days in rolfs and juanas place. thank you very much. lovley. teh rooms have everything you need. the shower is hot. the terrace wunderfull. we will be back one day. the importend is the sequre parking, specialy when you are on the road with motorcycles

Thank pvmike
Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Reviewed 22 November 2014

We stay there for only one night, for $40 for a double room we had everything we needed: a clean room, nice bathroom with beautiful tiles, big shower with hot water, small fridge. Each room has a small terrace up front with 2 chairs, a small table, and a hammock. It has a beautiful garden inside the gate, so it...

Thank TEvyCR
Nuremberg, Germany
Reviewed 29 March 2014

We found this little place by chance and were very surprised. For $44 for a double room we had everything we needed: a clean room just the right size, nice bathroom with beautiful tiles, big shower with hot water, small fridge, flat screen TV and a big quiet fan, shelves with plenty of space. Each room has a small terrace...

Thank Iza T

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Additional Information about Cabinas Tropical

Address: Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 00506, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range: ₹ 2,444 - ₹ 2,895 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cabinas Tropical 2*
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Cabinas Tropical Costa Rica/Limon
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room #8 is a corner room and has a private patio”
510roland, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“all of the upstairs rooms are quiet and away from the late arrivals...”
moonmadman, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“just let them know what you would like”
Hawegeti, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms get a breeze and have more of a view. My choice every time.”
wovenroutes, 8 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Go elsewhere!”
JW369, 18 Feb 2013 | Read review
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