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Rancho Armadillo Estate

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  • Average1%
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“costa rica”(72 reviews)
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All reviewsgreat hostcosta ricamakes you feelhowler monkeysplace to stayfresh fruitevery morningrustic charmlocal excursionssurrounding jungleafter reading all the great reviewsentire itinerarylocal flora and faunacinnamon rollsbed and breakfastnight staypersonal concierge
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Reviewed 15 June 2011

We stayed in Rancho Armadillo for almost a week. And what a great week it was! The owner, Rick, is a great guy. He knows the area very well (and other touristic areas in Costa Rica aswell) and he'll help you book your excursions if...More

Thank TimLeyssens
Reviewed 9 April 2011

We arrived a bit late in the evening, having wisely rented a Costa Rican GPS from our car rental agency - Rancho Armadillo is tucked away on a quiet lane. We were warmly greeted by Rick, the owner/manager, as soon as we arrived! Even before...More

Thank Jaybe28
Reviewed 14 March 2011

Small, close to town (although I'd recommend a car), laid-back to the nth power. Owner/operator is a very mellow and friendly guy- this is a good place to hang out at the pool and do a whole lot of nothing. If you're looking for lots...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2011

This hotel is one of 89 Adventure Hotels in Costa Rica. It's my hidden gem. This was my second visit, my husband's first and it's as beautiful as when I was there three years ago with my girlfriend. You are completely on sensory overload; the...More

Thank Cibm6423
Reviewed 24 January 2011

I just returned from my 2nd stay at Rancho Armadillo, and it was just as fantastic as I remembered it. I started each day reading in one of the hammocks, looking at the ocean, and then enjoying Rick's delicious breakfast. The property is gorgeous, and...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Outdoor pool
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
USD 170 - USD 200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Playas del Coco
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
USD 170 - USD 200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Playas del Coco
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
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Arvind A
17 February 2015|
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Response from RanchoArmadillo | Property representative |
We are located on the side of the mountain overlooking the Gulf of Papagayo, about 1 Mile from the beach in Coco. (10 -15 minute walk downhill) Because the mountains come right down to the ocean each of the beaches north and... More
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"Deluxe suite has huge bathroom with cool shower and tub too."
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"Great views, certain rooms easily accessible with others having quite a few stairs."
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"The hotel only has 6 rooms. Don't go there to be in your room. Go there to enjoy the outdoors, Rick, and..."
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"If views are important, request rooms that are located the farthest away from the Owner's cottage."
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