Hotel Gardenia Playa Tamarindo

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Why to choose Hotel Gardenia?

That’s why you will LOVE to stay with us:

  • Totally renewed by the new owners in 2015
  • Feng Shui hotel apartments and cottages in Tamarindo
  • We are located in Tamarindo’s heart – 5min to the beach Playa Tamarindo & 3min to the first restaurants and shops
  • As well as it’s private and quiet
  • Great value at an affordable price!
  • Next to nature- you will wake up with the most amazing jungle sounds ever!
  • Balconies and terraces
  • Tropical garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Parking places

Feel comfortable as if you were home!

  • Tasteful furnishings and modern amenities
  • Cozy bedroom with a comfortable orthopedic double mattress
  • Living room with a sofa (that can be used for a 3rd person if need be)
  • Kitchen equipped
  • Private shower room (with hotel amenities)
  • AC, WiFi, TV, fan, safety box…
  • All the linen are provided

We can organize your visits and journeys, book a car, advise you on the best possible activities, tell you about hidden beaches or most typical and best things around. We can also arrange an airport pick up for you. Our staff will be always there for you whatever questions and needs you have. It’s our pleasure to help you to have the best vacation in Costa Rica, Tamarindo! READ MORE

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Charming Hotel ideally located in Tamarindo’s heart, 5min from the Beach in a quiet area.


It is within an hours’ drive of International Airport Daniel Oduber in Liberia.

It is 5 minutes drive from Tamarindo Airport.

Hotel Gardenia is not a resort. It is a small privately owned condominium hotel designed for the more independent traveler who prefers “small & unique” to larger more “formula” type vacation properties. It caters to those looking for a special little gem that offers great value at an affordable price.

You will encounter Howler Monkeys, Humming Birds, lizards, iguana, Momot birds and parrots right there at the Hotel and wake up with the most amazing jungle sounds ever. A fantastic experience at every age!

Refreshingly unique, each of the five units(2 cottages, 2 apartments and a studio/loft) offer a distinct personality with tasteful furnishings modern amenities, balconies to sit back and drink in the tropical surroundings.

Each of Gardenia’s units have a cozy bedroom with a comfortable orthopedic double mattress as well as a living room with a sofa (that can be used for a 3rd person if need be), equipped kitchen for those looking to experiment with the fresh local produce, AC, WiFi, TV, fan as well as a safety box for your personal belongings.

Each of our Gardenia units also have a private shower room (with Hotel amenities). All the linen are provided. Each units borders our lush tropical garden and the swimming pool, providing a tranquil, relaxing experience.

For those seeking a taste of the local activities, shops, cafes, galleries and a range of delicious restaurants, they are within a 5 minutes walk.

The Hotel is designed with the nature colors. The blue sky with the swimming pool, green with the nature, terra cotta for the grounds and white to keep the freshness and natural beautiful lights of Costa Rica.

We can organize your visits and journeys, book a car, Airport pick up,  advise you on the best possible activities, hidden beaches or most typical “Soda”  ‘s (local and typical Tico restaurant, usually run by family).

With its gorgeous Pacific beaches, sportive activities, numerous National Parks, jungle tracks and Volcanos, there’s something for everyone, groups or individuals, with or without children

PURA VIDA!