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Cabinas Tropicales

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't recommend this hotel enough. Mark is a great host - really friendly and helpful. He makes you feel welcome and relaxed. He gave us effective restaurant recommendations as well - both Marisqueria Corcovado and Soda Pura Vida were great. Common areas and the kitchen are very clean and well equipped. (Note that while there is a shared kitchen,...

1Thank PolarBear777
osacaptain, Owner at Cabinas Tropicales, responded to this review

Hi thank you for your stay with us and I apologise for any inconvenience caused to you during your visit with us. In response to your problem with your AC. Every guest is informed as you were about having to close your windows when using the AC. The air conditioning can not operate normally when the windows are open. It...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We looked at a couple of rooms, those away from the court yard would be quiet if people stay up late. We chose the one with the outdoor bathroom which was by far the best. This is a nice little place and is good value for money. It has air con and hot water and the rooms are simple and...

Thank marysas93
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We stayed for 1 night prior to travelling to Corcovado. Booking was easy, by e-mail and no deposit asked. We left our bags and car in care of Mark and had no problem. Very close to the airstrip, which was convenient for us as we were flying in and out. For our family of 4 the deluxe room was quite...

1Thank Supratik
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 20 September 2016

+ Beach cruisers available for exploring (free) + Large open kitchen with grill, aux cord & speakers, fridge, and two sinks for dishwashing + Warm shower + Friendly and helpful owner, super chill vibes across the board + 5 stars on cleanliness

Thank britmorton
Oakland, California
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Three of us arrived at Cabinas Tropicales after randomly following the signs in town. Marc promptly welcomed us with a warm smile and thorough information on anything we could possibly want to know about how to explore the area in the best way. Cabinas Tropicales is safe, clean, and beautiful with spacious rooms, warm water, wireless internet, and a/c for...

Thank athousandopendoors
Minneapolis, MN
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We spent one night here in July, the off season. The rooms are arranged around a central courtyard with picnic table and cooking facilities. Another group staying there was up late cooking, drinking, and being very loud. Good management would have asked them to quiet down. At least post signs. We were also unhappy with the checkin process. No one...

1Thank jAlfano
osacaptain, Owner at Cabinas Tropicales, responded to this review

Hi we appreciate your review and thank you for visiting us for the night. I have never had a bad report on other clients being loud. I live on site and all clients are informed that if there s a problem just knock on my door. As far as the check in I am sorry that I did not meet...

La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
Reviewed 11 August 2016

My friend and I stayed here the night before our hike to Corcovado and the night after our hike. Mark and Lee were accommodating, friendly and extremely helpful. I felt comfortable and loooooved the outdoor shower. When I go back to Puerto Jimenez, I will definitely be back to the Cabinas Tropicales. Gracias amigos!

Thank Yolanda H
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

A safe, clean and peaceful place to stay in Puerto Jiminez, with a beautiful outdoor kitchen. We hung out the first day, enjoying the hammocks, hummingbirds and other birds passing by. Later that day, Mark helped us organizing our trip to Corcovado. He knows the best guides and organizes everything right away for you. We had a guide named Bolivar,...

Thank Tessa S
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one night, preparing for a 3-day trip in Corcovado. We arrived early morning and it was no problem to already enter our room. The host is very friendly and helpful, showing you around and giving good tips for places to visit in the area. We loved that we could use the bikes for free.

Thank BjornVanWettere
Salt Lake City
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Cabana Tropicales is a wonderful hotel for those interested in fishing the waters of Costa Rica, but it is also a take-off spot for experiencing the warm hospitality and native flavor of Costa Rica. Captain Mark will assist you with any vacation desires you may have or you can choose to relax, cook in the outdoor kitchen, and enjoy the...

Thank GrandmaMartha

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
New six room hotel with a tropical atmosphere located in Puerto Jimenez. All rooms have AC, hot water, private bathrooms, great beds, open air rancho with a full kitchen, jacuzzi, hammock area, and secure parking. All eco tours and sport fishing tours are available. Cabinas Tropicales offers you great value in the heart of Puerto Jimenez, only minutes from the beach and close to the center of town! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cabinas Tropicales

Address: Block off the airport behind solid rent a car, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Puerto Jimenez
Price Range: £44 - £82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Cabinas Tropicales 2.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“ask for the outdoor shower :)”
 of 5 bubbles YolandaH_12, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The room in the corner with private outdoor bathroom and sitting area was great.”
 of 5 bubbles jimbird2015, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The back rooms are quieter when the place is full”
 of 5 bubbles donnapR5625GM, 18 Feb 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are great and have direct access to the garden”
 of 5 bubbles Tanitamoun, 20 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Rooms in the back (on the other side of the building away of the common area) are nice”
 of 5 bubbles Nederlander55, 10 Aug 2014 | Read review
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