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Guanacaste and the Nicoya Peninsula Hotels

Hotel TaTanka

Pros

  • Inexpensive
  • Near beach

Cons

  • Rooms a bit dark
  • Musty

Updated 04/14/2014

Fodor's Review

This modest, Italian-run hotel has tasty food and very comfortable rates. Ten big rooms are lined up under a tile-roof veranda facing a big kidney-shape pool in a garden setting, a few steps up from the rooms. The rooms, with arty bamboo closets and large tiled bathrooms, are above average; there is also a well-equipped apartment for rent, as well as one wheelchair-accessible apartment. Wood-oven pizzas and homemade pastas—the spaghetti a la carbonara is delicioso—are served in a huge alfresco restaurant with elegant furniture. The beach is a three-minute walk away.

Hotel Information

Address:

Main Junquillal road, just south of Guacamaya Lodge, Playa Junquillal, Costa Rica

Phone:

/2658–8426

Hotel Details:

  • Closed last 2 wks of Oct.; restaurant closed Mon. in low season
  • 10 rooms, 2 apartments
  • Rate includes Breakfast

Updated 04/14/2014

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