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Tallahassee, Florida
Reviewed 17 May 2008

Where do we start...beds are not queens and are extremely hard, room is maybe 200 sq ft. The grounds are very nice, rooms leave a lot to desire. Nice views, most staff pretty good, activity booking staff very unfriendly. Food OK, was nice to be able to use the other restaurants when they were open, which was not every night....

1Thank Ramonalea
Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed 26 April 2008

This was my 2nd trip to the Allegro Papagayo. I was pleasantly surprised by the fact that at least 50% of the staff remembered me and treated me like an old friend. Service with a smile - ALWAYS. The rooms are clean and very well functioning. They were just in the process of painting the exteriors of the resort, but...

3Thank CostaRicacrazy
Lynn Haven, Florida
Reviewed 16 April 2008

We actually booked our trip back in February. We were hoping that the resort was going to live up to its name. However, we just got back and there’s still work for Allegro to do. So I wouldn’t say their problems have been totally resolved. Our travel agent had booked two rooms for 2 couples and we were relieved that...

2Thank Greg_travels
Reviewed 10 April 2008

I was terrfied going down to stay at the Allegro Papagayo by Occidental after reading the terrible reviews it got back in January and Feb. What a relief!!! The resort was very clean and well kept. The pool was beautiful, the service was great everywhere in the resort. The only problem is the location of the resort in terms of...

3Thank topo_gigioAlberta
Edmonton, AB
Reviewed 7 April 2008

ALL problems that Allegro had are totally gone now and it is again a first rate resort. Okay, at first I was very hesitant to book this resort due to the many negative reviews it received. This hotel had indeed been shut down for 2 weeks, due to bad waste management concerns. However, I called the resort directly and got...

9Thank brad_notpitt
St. Catharines, Ontario
Reviewed 28 March 2008

When we arrived it was very organized. The luggage reached our room we were greeted. The only issues we had were small. Such as we had two double beds. Which was quickly fixed by our travel agent. The safe did now work that we had payed for, but they fixed it quickly. The air conditoner stopped working, but again was...

3Thank meremoyer
Reviewed 21 March 2008

Costa Rica is truly a fantastic country to visit—so fantastic that even staying at the Allegro Papagayo did not taint the experience for us. My wife and I stayed here from just after Christmas 2007 through the first week of January 2008 and left with many tales to relate, along with lessons learned. Experiences: 1.Our First Room: We ordered a...

3Thank some_dude_traveling
Reviewed 1 March 2008

Allegro Papagayo, Costa Rica February 29,2008 Paul B-Toronto, Canada We booked this property for a two week stay commencing February 9,2008. When we arrived in Liberia we were informed by our tour operator that the hotel was closed by the governor for failuret o obey four sanitary orders issued since last year. This was confirmed in the February 8,2008 issue...

4Thank PaulB55
Reviewed 29 February 2008

This resort is closed. My boyfriend and I had reservations there for the 14th-18th of Feb, but when we got there we were informed by other guests (not the management) that the place had been shut down by the Costa Rican government. Apparently the hotel has been dumping sewage into the ocean for months. We were not informed about the...

Thank dontgoallegro
Reviewed 20 February 2008

Myself, my wife, my best friend, and his wife booked this trip through a travel agent expecting an awesome trip. Indeed it was an awesome trip, but the resort was a different story. I certainly do not blame our travel agent, since it was us who desperately wanted to see Costa Rica. Our travel agent didn't know much about Costa...

3Thank dr_evill

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  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Allegro Papagayo

Address: Playa Manzanillo | P.O. Box 48-5000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Gulf of Papagayo
Price Range: $349 - $569 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Allegro Papagayo 4*
Number of rooms: 300
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Also Known As:
Allegro Papagayo Hotel Gulf Of Papagayo
Allegro Papagayo Costa Rica
Allegro Papagayo Gulf Of
Allegro Papagayo Occidental
Costa Rica Occidental
Occidental Papagayo
Allegro Papagayo Resort
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#6 Top resorts Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#7 Spa Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#8 Luxury Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
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