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The Woodlands, Texas, United States
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2 reviews
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

We really enjoyed the Villas Sol. On the property the is a hotel and villas. We stayed in a villa. The rooms are adequate but nothing special. Kitchen was minimally equipped if you plan to cook in the room. No towels, pot holders and utensils. If you do the all inclusive, it really does't matter. The food at both restaurants... More 

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3 Thank Michael C
1 review
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

We had a great stay at the Villas Sol. Traveled as a couple, and had plenty to do and see. Playa del Coco is not too far away, and you can find all sorts of little shops and rentals there. Activities coordinator Joey at the resort was great, very friendly, and added positively to the experience. Ivan at the wetbar... More 

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3 Thank Kristof D
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

We were extremely disappointed with the management, resort services, and cleanliness of this resort during our last visit in July 2016. The resort unfortunately continues to erode in customer services, quality, and cleanliness since our last visit in 2014. Watch out for speeding carita drivers who go through red lights - very unsafe. The internet doesnt reach all the villas... More 

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Lakewood, California
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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Alrighty a great all inclusive resort,was a little leary by reviews to stay here,here is the basic review,the place to stay is the hotel,they have villas but further up the hill,3rd floor the best for sunsets,there are stairs,caution there,food great,they do Re Use food from breakfast,lunch and dinner,so its not wasted,key cards to open doors are an issue,DO NOT put... More 

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Lilydale, Australia
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33 reviews
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the hotel of this enormous complex of villas set cheek by jowl on the contours of the very steep slope. To get from the hotel to the beach or to the supermarket, shuttles were continuously available and were essential. Very difficult terrain on foot and in the heat, quite difficult if you are mobility-compromised. Beach wasn't anything... More 

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2 Thank Sandra C
Singapore
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I usually give great reviews to hotels and restaurants because I recognize the effort they put in. Costa Rica is a great country to visit and Playa Hermosa in Guanacaste a wonderful beach community with the kind of idyllic beach that is worth flying hours for. Don't lessen your holiday by staying in such a shabby, poorly-run and cold hotel... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Traveled with a group of four for a week and stayed in the hotel. After checking in some guy sat us down and pressured us to sign up for some travel club very annoying! Wifi never works (staff wouldn't even let me purchase it). Air conditioning did not work and the smell from the vent gave out a very foul... More 

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2 Thank josephaH8803EI
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We are a family of four, with two teenage boys, our first visit to Costa Rica. Villas Sol is a small hotel with adjoining vacation condos. All meals were of a good standard and a full varied menu for breakfast , lunch and dinner. Staff were pleasant throughout the hotel. Rooms were spacious and adequate Hotel location was perfect, and... More 

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3 Thank 2174leb
Mountain View, California
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at Villa Sol. Beautiful panoramic views of the ocean and mountains outside our windows. The staff was very friendly and helpful. There was always a shuttle going up and down to reception and the beach, like every 10 or 15 minutes. Locals are friendly and mosquitoes were not an issue. Bring your sunscreen, it is... More 

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Summerville, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We were picked up promptly at the airport by a representative of the hotel. The driver was all business, did not talk to the guests. At the check in desk asked us to sign a blank credit card charges form which we refused and then after consulting with someone else was torn up and put in trash. The hotel was... More 

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort is a development of 100% Costa Rican capital located on Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste on the northern Pacific Coast and managed by Promotora La Costa, a pioneer company in tourism development in Guanacaste. We are a 4-star resort, and have a Tourism Sustainability Certification (CST) of the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT) and we are affiliated with Resort Condominium International RCI, being the only resort in Central America included in the Gold Crown category granted by this company. We work under an all-inclusive service in 54 deluxe hotel rooms and 109 fully equipped villas of 1, 2 and 3 bedrooms. With unbeatable view of Papagayo Gulf. Among many alternatives for entertainment and sports offered by Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort, you’ll find a wide variety of activities for all ages - water sports (motorized & non motorized), sport fishing, diving, kayak & jet ski as well as many one day tours that will take you to the many national parks and hide-away beaches in the area surrounding our resort. Our great location makes not only our resort a great destination but also offers a convenient closeness to all major tours and activities taking place in the Guanacaste area and surroundings. Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort is a place for all ages and types of vacationer. A great choice for families traveling with children, single travelers, honeymooners, people looking for a relaxing vacation or those looking for fun and excitement. Our friendly, helpful staff welcome all guests with a “PURA VIDA” and a smile & the best service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort

Address: Promotora La Costa, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Hermosa
Price Range: $207 - $503 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 160
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Also Known As:
Villas Sol Hotel And Beach Resort
Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Playa Hermosa
Hotel Sol Beach
Sol Hotel Playa Hermosa
Playa Hermosa Sol Hotel
Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort Costa Rica/Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste
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#6 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
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“Room 2202 was pretty good we could here the early morning people in line for breakfast but nothing major .”
 of 5 bubbles 672tammyi, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No view in west wing first floor!!!”
 of 5 bubbles CruiserII, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms near the pool or with ocean view would be nicer”
 of 5 bubbles KButterfly17, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The third floor has the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles emilymS6811NE, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Hotel first or second level towards the north end are quieter, away from pool.”
 of 5 bubbles Jimgo1, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
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