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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Really liked this place, it's not a fancy place but if you are looking to relax it's just perfect! The place is really close to the different beaches on the area you can just rent a bike and ride it to puerto viejo, punta uva or Manzanillo. Another great advantage is the restaurant that offers delicious food. The receptionist Andrea...

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Reviewed 6 September 2016

This place was a wonderful getaway from spending too much time in SJ. The owners son, who seems to be running the operation, was quite accommodating when it came to an issue we had with the water being turned off without notice. I would recommend this to young couples especially, because the noise levels can be a hit or miss....

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed at selvins for 2 nights whilst visiting Puerto Viejo, the place itself situated in punta uva, approx 15 minute drive to Puerto Viejo. Tried to walk into town one day but we felt was too long on the dirt track/ road so turned back. Instead had to drive into town both evenings (luckily we had a car.) When we...

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New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Great location near the beach. Wake up in the morning to howler monkeys and jungle sounds then stroll the 200 meters to the beach. Don't forget to look up to see the sloth! Great value rooms here but make sure you get one with privacy. My first room was tiny and had only a window onto a shared terrace. I...

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Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Well this is a very nice place very near of playa Manzanillo and Puerto viejo, the price is right of what you get, clean room no AIr Conditioner and they have a very nice restaurant pls try the rondon and rise and beans! And very important is pet friendly

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Don't expect to be wowed, but for the price it is a fair accommodation. WiFi, works pretty well in the restaurant area. It did not work well at all in my room. Went out about every 5 minutes. the restaurant has fair prices and pretty good food.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Charming cabinas and apartments less than 200 meters from a secluded beach. Very affordable for everything you get. The proprietors, Blanca and Selvin, are very warm and helpful. The property has a top-notch restaurant open for lunch and dinner, famous for its Ron Don.

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Reviewed 11 January 2016

Selvin's restaurant and cabinas was one of the highlights of our trip to Costa Rica. The property has been in the Brown family for 3 generations and their pride in the place shows in every aspect. Selvin and his son Marcus both speak excellent English and make every guest feel like they are long lost friends. The cabinas are not...

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Reviewed 7 January 2016

We didn't get the room that we saw when we booked online and was assigned in the dingy area of the property. The stay was good though, the staff were very warm and friendly. The food at the restaurant was the highlight of the stay.

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Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

As soon as i stepped foot here i decided we had to stay more nights than we booked. The cabinas are on the main road so easy to get to, yet in the middle of a jungle. There are different kind of rooms so go to their website if you want to select a specific one. Some of them have...

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Additional Information about Selvin's Cabinas

Address: Selvin St, Punta Uva, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca > Punta Uva
Price Range: $56 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Selvin's Cabinas 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Ask for a room away from the restaurant if you go to bed earlybecause the kitchen is noisy until about 9PM”
 of 5 bubbles Poppylinc, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
“if you just came to puerto viejo or punta uva without any bookings, ask to see the rooms or cabinas first before you book.”
 of 5 bubbles 734cds, 7 Jan 2016 | Read review
“any room is ok.”
 of 5 bubbles julion143, 22 Sep 2015 | Read review
“visit the restaurant its amazing”
 of 5 bubbles Gabo47, 6 Jul 2015 | Read review
“the best rooms are the ones with kitchen”
 of 5 bubbles 289anieg, 6 Jul 2015 | Read review
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