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San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 22 March 2014

Prior reviews on TripAdvisor had me worried about staying at Los Cobanos Village Lodge. HOWEVER, it was wonderful and fit my needs perfectly. I also stayed in the second floor room without a/c. We had a nice breeze from the ocean, which is within pebble throwing distance and also had two overhead fans in the room (one located above the... More 

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San Jose, California
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Reviewed 12 January 2014

We (couple, 40 & 50 years old) stayed at Los Cabanos Village Lodge in December 2013 for one night. Our second floor room was inexpensive, clean and spacious but worn and old. The sheets were thin and the furnishings were old. The private bathroom was spacious. There was no hot water, but cool showers were preferred. We chose a room... More 

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2 Thank AnothersEyes
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Reviewed 22 August 2013

The webpages look good but, as I found out first hand, the pictures are not the truth. Finally found the place down an unlit and unmade road, almost missed it behind the 8 foot, broken glass topped wall and giant steel doors. Room was basic and the AC unit didn't work after 2 hours. I shared the room with frogs,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2012

First, I will echo what a fellow traveler said about Los Cobanos--You should not travel here if you do not have a basic command of Spanish. That being said, Los Cobanos is a beautiful village with friendly, humble people. The area is part of a protected wildlife refuge and you can go on guided snorkeling/scuba trips or see baby turtles.... More 

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Toronto
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Reviewed 21 August 2012

We visited family in San Salvador and decided to take everyone for a mini vacation the weekend we arrived. Accomodating 16 people is not always easy but we were given 5 rooms and my first impression was "I am truly on vacation". I would describe the compound setting as upscale-high-end Gillian's Island with the thatched roofs on the cottages and... More 

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Washington, DC
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Reviewed 18 October 2011

First let me start off by addressing some of the other reviews in here. If you have never been to Central America before, and speak no Spanish, this is NOT the place for you. I find it to be quite arrogant that people admonish the locals for not speaking a foreign tongue. You are in their country. Learn some basic... More 

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Reviewed 7 October 2011

We had the chance to spend a nice and quiet weekend over there. The staff really attended us very well and the food was perfect. The place had just re open from recent renovation and provide us all we needed for a nice and romantic weekend. We did really enjoy the walk on the beach and to help releasing some... More 

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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Reviewed 23 April 2011

When we first got there, the next room's neighboards were smoking a lot and playing loud musica which lasted up to 2 a.m., although there is a no smoking sign in every room. Mosquitoes were all over the place, they bit us everywhere even though we used tons of repellent, apparently they don't fumigate much. The rooms smelled, they had... More 

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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 22 November 2010

I loved the place. We stayed for 2 nights for a diving trip to Los Cobanos. The hotel is very small, located in the middle of a fisherman beach. We enjoyed the 6 dives in Los Cobanos Reef, visiility 20 feet, and we saw a lot of fish. Staff were really nice and accomodating. Rooms are spacious, simple and clean!... More 

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Texas
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Reviewed 12 March 2010

Stayed 3 nights in Feb. The Good : place is clean , food is good , people where nice. Felt safe inside the compound. Pool is small but clean and a good place to cool off. Hammock area is a nice spot to hang out and chill. Saw no bats... The not so good : place is hard to find.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Los Cobanos village lodge is located within a fishing community, it is oriented for responsible travelers wanting to get involve with our local culture. We are in front of the only volcanic nature coral reefs in the Central American Pacific coast. Wreck diving, volcanic reef diving, kayaking and fishing are among the activities recommended. In December and January humpback whale watching is possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Los Cobanos Village Lodge

Address: Playa Los Cobanos | Comunidad Punta Remedios, Acajutla 2302, El Salvador
Region: El Salvador > Sonsonate Department > Acajutla
Price Range: ₹ 3,068 - ₹ 6,137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Los Cobanos Village Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Check the dorm if you llok for a cheap nice hostel.”
 of 5 bubbles OscarKatz, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms were very noisy as you could hear the doors slamming constantly.”
 of 5 bubbles saratgoo, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“the upstairs rooms have ocean views. The only room I would avoid is the dorm. Very stuffy and cramped.”
 of 5 bubbles Estaban57, 14 May 2016 | Read review
“LOVED the balcony!”
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 of 5 bubbles valisland, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
“wifi near office is ok lower rooms might be cooler but you will not have a view of the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles 366PKM, 8 Feb 2015 | Read review
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