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Punta Descartes Hotel

  • Excellent58%
  • Very good8%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
  • 28 Oct. 2017
    “Will not honor reservation. The owner will scowl at you.”
  • 16 Feb. 2017
Meter South Of the Central Park Of la Cruz 50, La Cruz 51001 Costa Rica See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

I booked a reservation online for a "Twin Seaside View" room and brought with me a copy of my reservation, purchase price, and confirmation number. I arrived in the evening after a long day flying into Liberia and bussing to La Cruz. Upon arrival, I...More

Date of stay: November 2016
Thank Ted L
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Geographically it is well situated, has a beautiful view....but the appeareance of the place is filthy & smelly. Also if tou pay in american dollars they will not honor the the current value exchange. They will value it at a lower rate!!! Bad customer service!...More

Date of stay: February 2017
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

Let's be honest, La Cruz is the elbow pit of Costa Rica... half way between your hand and your shoulder, no one should spend more than a day there. They don't call in La Frontera for nothing. Punta Descartes is exactly what you might expect...More

Date of stay: November 2016
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

We didn't actually stay at the Hostel but visited via our tour guide Fabian (Nicknamed Chan) We came by to see the view while out on our tour of La Cruz and then came back for dinner. The food was outstanding, the serving sizes were...More

Date of stay: September 2016
1  Thank Tami H
Response from Manuel A, Gerente at Punta Descartes HotelResponded 29 September 2016

Thanks for your opinion, are a great motivation for us

Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

One of my favourite place to be with my lover.. <3 perfect for a cup of wine, some dessert and for falling in Love with the View.. ❣ The hostel was a lovely old house with a vintage style.. <3 Nice beds, and cleaning bathrooms....More

Date of stay: July 2016
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Response from Manuel A, Gerente at Punta Descartes HotelResponded 27 July 2016

Thanks for you opinion, is very important for us

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Hotel Punta Descartes is located in the center of La Cruz, Guanacaste. We provide a rustic hotel and restaurant that we created from our 70 year old family home. Hotel and Restaurant Punta Descartes is filled More with our own art and our collection of antiques from our families in Costa Rica and travels around the world. We are located on the edge of the cliff of La Cruz that overlooks a tropical dry forest that slopes into the beautiful Bahia Salinas. From our property you see from the coast of Nicaragua to Santa Rosa National Park. Our restaurant features seafood and comida tipica from Costa Rica along with many other classic dishes. We also offer live music (depending on the season) which creates the perfect place to join us for a few nights or simply a sunset cocktail! Less
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Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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USD 27 - USD 67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > La Cruz
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
USD 27 - USD 67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > La Cruz
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"stay somewhere else"
8 Nov. 2016
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"Great view and great food"
14 Sep. 2016
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"Don't expect to reserve a room too far in advance and try to get a room away from the street."
26 Feb. 2015
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"We got a room that faces the road. Not many cars go by so I did not have trouble falling asleep. However,..."
3 Nov. 2014
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