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Harry's, El Escondite

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Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

I booked the place for 3 nights, because of the amazing reviews. Was I ever wrong. The guy tries to pull off the hippie vibes being cool but isn't too chill. He likes to join gatherings that our friends are having. Direct quotes from Harry include: -"do you know what the circle is or are you pretending to know" -"it's...

7Thank sammy18931
EsconditeTamarindo, Owner at Harry's, El Escondite, responded to this review

Thank you for your insightful description of me. It was not my intention to intrude on your friends that were staying at the cabinas. I was the host and just wanted to say hi to everyone that was staying here or just visiting them. My intention was to see if everything was alright and if I could be of any...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 22 May 2015

Harry's cabinas were awesome! We were staying in the green cabinas, and had a great time. We came down for a late honeymoon, and Harry made us feel very welcome, putting us in touch with all his contacts for surfing, fishing, excursions and sunset beers! Highly recommend this for any couples looking for a fun, active vacation!

Thank Chase W
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 30 April 2015

We've been at Harry's Cabina for 7 nights and we really enjoyed. We had the orange cabina and were 3 and we still had some room. We had the chance to see monkeys. We felt very safe with the garding dog called don't. I love the pool which is perfect to relax and enjoy the sun, especially in the morning.Harry...

Thank JacintheDoyonG
New York City, New York
Reviewed 8 April 2015

I stayed here for four nights with my girlfriend in one of Harry's cabinas and loved it. It's close to the beach, yet very private. The cabina's are spacious and clean, the AC is brand new, and there's a stove and fridge, tv with tons of movies (we ordered food in and watched the Big Lebowski one night after a...

Thank Rory C
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 29 March 2015

It was a private and personal setting, while giving an opportunity to get to know the adjacent staying couples. It is close to everything. El Escondite has a great pool, large patios and a shady garden to relax. Harry provides just the right dose of care in a casual environment to make you feel relaxed but within reach of any...

Thank john u
Washburn, Wisconsin
Reviewed 27 March 2015

We stayed with harry for 4 weeks and absolutely enjoyed every minute! Our cabina had everything we needed and the grounds were stunning. We had a gas oven too so i was able to make fresh banana bread every week as well as a key lime pie from the limes on the property. The bikes were an added bonus which...

Thank sunlovers54891
Reviewed 20 March 2015

Harry's El Escondite is a gem. So glad an accommodation search turned up Harry's. Right up our alley. Close without being in the middle of the hub-bub. Our cabina had everything we needed and nice extras, like Google TV and all the movies you can watch. Harry will share his wealth of advice and won't steer you wrong. My last...

Thank Kamsok2015
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2015

Dont think we could have chosen better accommodation for our 2 week trip to Costa Rica. Only a 10 minute walk from all the restaurants and the beach but still has a secluded vibe which we both loved. Harry was the most laid back person ive ever met and was so helpful with restaurant recommendations and even some life advice...

2Thank Jadene M
Reviewed 24 February 2015

Harry's cabinas are clean, comfortable, and at a great location close to the beach. The setup is ideal for getting to know your neighbors yet also enjoying your private retreat. The combo door locks are a nice feature and Harry even provides you with a little mnemonic :) Harry is friendly and funny (!), open to providing insights and hanging...

Thank MollFlanders
Reviewed 20 February 2015

We really enjoyed our two weeks stay at Harry's. He was a perfect host, offering any advise or direction that you may request. We were lucky enough to be graced with Harry's excellent cooking skills, as he prepared tuna pokey (hope I have the name correct) for us one evening. It was one of the best meals we had on...

Thank Bamp1022

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Free use of surf boards and bikes. Surf lessons and guide available. A secluded 4-plex of studio-apartment style cabinas; favorite 'hideout' for both returning surfers and first timers. Accommodations for individuals up to a party of 10 in 4 cabinas. Each cabina can sleep up to 3 people and has a kitchen, large bathroom with hot water, air-conditioning and cable TV. El Escondite also has laundry facilities, phones and internet access. A pool, BBQ and hammocks round out a perfect place to hangout after surfing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harry's, El Escondite

Address: Cabinas Escondite, Tamarindo 2000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range: $79 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“very private”
jennywM9737QS, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All of the cabinas are great!”
T8173WHrebeccag, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in the orange cabina and it was perfect for us.”
RaisinKane, 11 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Orange cabina is our preference on a balance of better air conditioning, kitchen and patio space. It seems better insulated.”
johnu96, 23 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Orange cabina is large and quiet.”
DPCuevas, 27 Nov 2015 | Read review
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