Since I see nobody else has answered you, I can answer part of your question. The Costa De Oro is nowhere near the dock. It is a lovely hotel though, so it's a nice place to "hang out" for the day. I would advise jumping on a pulmonia for transportation. They are open-air little "jeeps" and lots of fun. I'm guessing about $10US each way.
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