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    Rancho Armadillo Estate

    Playas del Coco, Playas del Coco 5019, Costa Rica
    011 506 2670 0108
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    Overview
    • Excellent92%
    • Very good6%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “day trips” (18 reviews)
    “the owner” (54 reviews)
    “great host” (12 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    91 - 95 of 191 reviews

    Reviewed 15 September 2012

    We (a couple in our 30s/40s) stayed at Rancho Armadillo Estates in early Sept 2012, and discovered the real reason that this place is rated so highly. It’s not the room we stayed in, which was very nice, with a king-sized bed, exposed wood ceiling,...More

    11  Thank Wanderers-2013
    Reviewed 16 August 2012

    We stayed at Rancho Armadillo on the first half of our Costa Rica vacation, and I am not sure that I have ever been so happy with a lodging pick in all of my travels. The grounds were beautiful and the loft overlooking the pool...More

    2  Thank hmelawyer
    Reviewed 10 August 2012

    First let me say that Rick is more knowledgeable about what to do and where to eat than any other travel person we have ever worked with. Our family stayed at Rancho Armadillo in two rooms. Both were clean and comfortable. His estate is beautiful,...More

    4  Thank Cathy K
    Reviewed 28 July 2012

    A stunningly set ranch, just far enough from Playas de Coco to be private. The grounds are amazing, the pool nice and private and the rooms huge and very well decorated. Rick, the owner, is a warm and welcoming character who gives you the grand...More

    5  Thank Kevin B
    Reviewed 19 July 2012

    We had spent 10 days in Santa Teresa/Mal Pais and had an midday flight out of Liberia. Given that it is a rough 5 hour drive, I didn't want to drive all of the way from Santa Teresa the same morning we flew. However, instead...More

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    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
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    • Price range
    • USD 170 - USD 200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Playas del Coco
    • Also Known As
    • Rancho Armadillo Estate Hotel Playas Del Coco ,
    • Rancho Armadillo Estate Costa Rica/Playas Del Coco
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    Traveller (166)
    Room & Suite (162)
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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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