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Rome, Italy
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 May 2014

I have stayed there one night, the room was close to the kitchen and was very noisy from 6:00 am in the morning... Jose and Andres was not so pleased to know that I book some trips around thru other travel agency, and they didn't spare me their unpleasantness... Definitely not one of the best experiences I had in Costa... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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47 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2013 via mobile

We booked Tina's but got a room in Atardecer which is of the same owners. The room was only little larger than a double bed. There is enough space outside to allow you to read and have a drink so that compensated a bit for the disappointing room. The breakfast was nice and the service by Jose superb. It actually... More 

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Keswick, ON
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2013

Tina's Casitas is a lovely little spot off the main road. The rooms were tidy and nicely decorated. The breakfast was good. The best thing was the owner Jose (I hope I have this right). He was amazingly helpful, making phone calls for my husband and I and booking our bus to get to the other side of the country.... More 

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Thank Kerri H
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 October 2012 via mobile

The Good -Friendliest staff/owners I've met -Large kitchen with heaps of equipment -Very clean -Easy to organize activities -Happy vibe -Great view The Bad -Location ok not great -Basic bar options (beer only) -No wifi range in bottom rooms

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Thank GoodGuyGreg
Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
Reviewed 27 July 2012

Tinas Casitas was a very nice place to stay. The breakfast is amazing and the staff is in general very helpful and nice and the place is very reasonable priced. But the best of all was José. the receptionist. He was always happy like us and very helpful, when for an example one couldnt close the window in the room.... More 

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Thank anne p
Durango, Colorado
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 July 2012

awesome place and awesome people! i would highly recommend this place to my friends! when you travel by yourself its nice to find a safe and friendly place to stay and meet people!

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Sydney
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2012

Stayed 3 nights in a private room with bathroom. You can hear the wind blowing strongly at times but didn't bother us. The room was small but clean and comfortable. Satellite Tv in room and good wifi. The hostel is a 10 minute safe and pleasent walk to town - we saw 2 sloths on the way. The staff are... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2012

The casitas are on a hill, and directly in the line of fire if the wind is blowing. We could have used more blankets, and the pillows were like rocks. Too cold to shower in water that just didn't heat up!

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Thank miriz
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2012

The staff was absolutely fabulous. I visited Monteverde in early January 2012. It was so windy and cold (so bring layers if you are traveling around that time). We arrived on the jeep boat jeep from Arenal. The driver didn't quite know where we were going because there is another place in town called Camino Verde (which is what Tina's... More 

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Boston
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2012

My family (2 kids, my wife and I) stayed in the private (4 beds) room for a couple of days in December 2011. Pros: - Friendly and helpful owners with good english - They will help you with tours (though the prices for the tours appear to be the same as anywhere else) - Cheap - around $65 a night... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come enjoy the beauty of Costa Rica with us! At Tina's Casitas, we offer comfortable rooms at an affordable price. Enjoy views of the mountains and of the Pacific Ocean. We're located just a few minutes walk from center of town. Free internet, information on hikes to the clod forest! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cabinas Tina's Casitas

Address: SW Of the Supermarket 300m, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range: $19 - $34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Cabinas Tina's Casitas Santa Elena, Monteverde, Costa Rica
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“Room 11 is a small, double bed room with private bathroom and satellite tv.”
 of 5 bubbles brobens, 9 Jul 2012 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles miriz, 13 Mar 2012 | Read review
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