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“Beautiful location w/ bright comfy room”
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Jenny's Cabinas
Ranked #9 of 12 Hotels in Cahuita
Reviewed 29 December 2011

We had a second floor room which was awesome. There was a sloth in the tree just meters from our balcony. It was lovely to listen to the waves crashing in but a big storm ruined our first night there. A bit of water came in but the staff helped out immediately.

I would suggest a room on the 2nd floor far from the owners TV.

Jenny was a bit of a character too.

  • Stayed: December 2011
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1  Thank Leighsa
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Reviewed 1 November 2011

We stayed three nights at Jenny's Cabinas in Cahuita. The rooms are right by the sea and you have a very nice view from the upstairs rooms. The upstairs rooms have their own private balcony with hammock and chairs, which is very nice to relax. The rooms downstairs are a lot cheaper but I think it is worth spending a bit more for the upstairs ones. The shower was the best I had in Costa Rica. The room was made up each day and we got fresh towels. On the down side there were termites or woodworms in my bed and the mosquito net smelled a bit old.
The entrance to the national park with the nice beaches can be reached in a few minutes walking. The cabinas provide free beach mats.

Room Tip: stay in the upstairs rooms
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  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled with friends
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1  Thank Claudia R
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Reviewed 14 August 2011

In early May we stayed in the suite above the owner's apartment which had a large deck with a great view. Large bathroom, coffee maker and fridge in room. Terrific value. It was a short walk to Cahuita National Park which has a beautiful large beach. The hike through the Park is absolutely worthwhile - lots to see. Cahuita is a wonderful place.

  • Stayed: May 2011, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Livingbaum
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Reviewed 13 April 2011

We had been busing around the Pacific Coast of CR for 2 weeks and decided it was time for a "Caribbean vacation" during our 3rd and final week - i.e. head for Cahuita, check out the trails, beaches, Puerto Viejo, Manzanillo and more or less just hang out.

We were lucky that when we arrived at Jenny's in Cahuita the large, separate cabina was available We rented it for a 3 nights, went to Manzanillo for a night, then returned for 2. It was a great place to stay and to come back to (we didn't stay in the main "hotel" unit, so we cannot comment on the quality of that experience).

The bedroom is spacious and the bathroom is even bigger - tile floors, 2 sinks, large, walk-in shower, all the hot water you could want. Came equipped with a mosquito net (had to be washed) fridge, drinking water (nice not to have to keep buying plastic bottles!), coffee maker, good Costa Rican coffee! and cups, plates, etc.

The veranda is large & open on 3 sides and has a hammock, air chair, table & chairs, etc. - a perfect place for bird watching or just watching the waves and sunrise over morning coffee. The rocky shoreline is just yards away and, while not suited for swimming, Playa Negro isn't too far a walk. Downtown Cahuita is 2 blocks away, the bus station/ cajera automatico 4 or 5, so it's a great location to access restaurants, cash and future travel.

The bed linen was a bit rough & "pilly", so we really appreciated the smooth, lightweight cotton bag liners we picked up at REI for $20.

We loved the sound of the ocean every night - great to fall asleep by - and it drowned out voices, roosters, Jenny's TV, etc.

Jenny, Marcellino & Sabina were accommodating and easy to get along with.

Room Tip: Suggest the separate, larger cabina, if available
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  • Stayed: March 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 27 March 2011

This place is great for the price, maybe unbeatable! The rooms were spacious, though the bathroom was a bit cramped, and the ceiling fan looked as if it might fall on us if turned up to the fastest setting. The bug nets were great, and the sound of the ocean pounding the natural sea wall in front of the hotel made for great sleeping. The owner was a bit mercurial, and the fact that she lives in one of the rooms is kinda' off-putting for some reason. I should add that the parking was wonderful and safe, which is always a concern in CR, especially the Caribbean coast.

  • Stayed: March 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 February 2011

We got really lucky and got to stay in the suite (the separate room) for only $50. It was an absolute palace - huge bed and living room with fridge, free water, coffee maker, and kitchen utensils.

The bathroom and balcony were the same size as the bedroom - amazing luxurious space.

The linen smelt so lovely that I would literally go back just for the smell of the sheets and towels.

The bathroom is huge with a massive walk in shower - like a whole unit in itself.

There were hammocks on the verandah and the sound of the ocean was so loud it was amazing.

  • Stayed: February 2011, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Katherine H
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Reviewed 28 January 2011

Loved the location- less than 10 yards from the water. Really enjoyed being able to hear the waves, but unfortunately we were in the downstairs room next to the owner's room, and could hear her tv all evening through her open door and window. Sortof spoiled the atmosphere. But it was a good value- decent bed, the only true hot water I found during my 10 day stay on the Caribbean coast, and the fridge and towels were much appreciated.

  • Stayed: January 2011, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Jennfier
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Additional Information about Jenny's Cabinas

Address: Este Central Park 250m, Cahuita, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Cahuita
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Cahuita
Price Range: £11 - £36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are located right in front of the ocean. all our rooms have and ocean view. The upstairs rooms and suite have a private balcony with hammock. All rooms have hot water, cealing fan, mosquitoe net, a small fridge, coffee maker, toaster oven, and bottel water dispenser. ... more   less 
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