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Hotel Amalia - La Cruz, Costa Rica

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Fort Worth, Texas
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

Have been here many times. Nice, clean, safe, caring, but the VIEW is beyond postcard! A clean pool (with space for tanning-rare in Central America) is on the bluff over the plains and bay below. Thanks to Erika and Hellen for all.

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Reviewed 18 January 2016

Can't really add too much to the great reviews. We stopped in here for a couple of nights at the end of 2015 when the Cuban Migrants were held up at the border. From the second floor balcony we observed many different birds and even a snake down on the cliff below the hotel. Other creatures like hanging out on... More 

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Thank you so much for your great review! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay, and we can't wait for your return. More 

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Reviewed 1 January 2016

Nice and clean; sits on a cliff top with a great view of the Bahia Salinas. The guests can use the kitchen, including a fridge, which is a nice touch in this climate. Another fridge s on the 2nd floor, next to the guest rooms. They've got an outdoor pool too, and the WiFi signal is good.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

Ericka is an excellent hostess, she's happy to serve and very helpful. It's 35 minutes away from Playa Rajada, but close to cheap sodas and restaurants. Beautiful view, very clean and charming, has a pool nice corridors and a small kitchen, each story has its own little fridge Definitely my place in La Cruz.

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Nicaragua
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Reviewed 22 December 2014

This hotel is a very quiet place to stay. It does not have a restaurant, but it does provide a full kitchen (common use) and eating area. The rooms are spacious and the rooms upstairs and in the back have the view of the sea. There is a common balcony in the back that is open to all guests. (If... More 

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Reviewed 7 December 2014 via mobile

This is definitely the best place to stay in La Cruz. The pool is lovely although we mostly laid next to it since it was a bit chilly to swim when we arrived. Amalia, the owner, is absolutely lovely and always available for anything that one might need. The house is decorated in paintings that were done by Amalia's husband.... More 

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Managua, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 29 November 2014

love this place. the amazing view. the hot shower. the great walks out back. the good price. the spacious room. fast wifi. the full kitchen. the relaxing pool. i stay here every time i need to do a border run. We lay in the comfortable bed, with the ceiling fan cooling us, and watch out the huge windows as the... More 

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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 20 August 2014

First the price. We stayed there in January and paid $30 for a room with a queen bed and two singles and also a bathroom with shower and bath.There was a ceiling fan and a floor fan. We were on the second floor looking out towards the ocean a few miles away. Outside our door was a hugh balcony that... More 

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Boston
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Reviewed 11 March 2014

Needed a three-night stay close to the border. Amalia's Inn was recommended by friends, so we checked it out and we were pleasantly surprised as we saw THE VIEW...like a living painting! Our room was spacious and comfortable, the hot shower a NICE touch. The common kitchen is well equipped and kept really clean. Also amazing is the abundant wildlife... More 

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Granada, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 3 June 2012

A stay in early 2012 was ideal: After checking several other hotels in the area, including along the water, I ended up back at the top of the hill at Amalia's. The sun was about to set, some exotic birds showed up just as she was showing me the shared terrace and there was no saying no. The room had... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a small artistic hotel on the cliff overlooking the Bahia Salinas. We offer hot water in all rooms, air conditioner in 2 of the 8 rooms, and all rooms have ceiling fans and a television with local cable channels. Additionally we offer a public kitchenette for all guests that includes microwave, coffee maker, waffle maker, and refrigerator. We also offer plates, cups, and cutlery for public use. Finally, our pool and terraces (from both levels) offer a stunning panoramic view of the beaches and mountains of Guanacaste. We are located in the center of La Cruz with supermarkets, bars, and restaurants all within easy walking distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Amalia - La Cruz, Costa Rica

Address: Meters Before the Super Unico 76, La Cruz 51001, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > La Cruz
Price Range: $47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Second floor west side.”
 of 5 bubbles 306stewarth, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the upstairs bedrooms in the back with a view.”
 of 5 bubbles Jeff463, 21 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Second floor at the rear facing ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles Kitcheneral, 19 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Room with a view of the bay!”
 of 5 bubbles richrome, 10 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Get a room overlooking the sun setting over the ocean and the jungle canopy.”
 of 5 bubbles tope2012, 2 Jun 2012 | Read review
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