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Mariner Inn

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Fronte de la marina, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Peoria, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This little hotel is located in Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica. It is a short walk to the white sand beach... one of the nicest beaches in Costa Rica. The rooms are very inexpensive from $29 a night. The owner is Larry from PA and his wife Lynn from the Philippines. The restaurant/bar has great food and is a hub of... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This is a simple, nice place to eat. Prices are good, service is friendly. No beach view, but still a nice environment. Good place to eat if you are studying Spanish at nearby CPI. My son had a nice hot dog.

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Terrace, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

This maybe a low budget hotel but the treatment we got from the owner Lyn and her staff was better than any high end resort. The rooms are clean and quiet and meet your basic needs. Lyn joined us for dinner and was a wealth of information when it came to planning our Costa Rica adventures. So glad we started... More 

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Brasov, Romania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We spent three nights here in october 2013. All was well, although damper than expected. A good choice for a low budget trip, especially if you get the "no tax" treatment from the owner. At the restaurant you can get excellent food and a chance to talk to the expats living in the area gathering here for lunch or dinner.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Came here a couple times during our stay. Food is good, service is good and they are reasonably priced. They have multiple flat screens so we caught the Super Bowl here and had a good time. I recommend stopping here for a beer and food anytime. Very laid back and good vibe.

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San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

So you are going to the beach, exactly what do you need to be comfortable and close to the sand? We think Mariner Inn suits the bill just fine. Rooms are really from $29 plus tax and up. All rooms have hot water, AC, TV, FREE Internet, and they are clean. (Trust me on the clean part, my wife is... More 

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Kansas City
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This budget hotel lived up to expectations when it came to the room but surpassed expectations when it came to customer service. It is a basic budget hotel. Rooms a bit run down but very clean. We had a 2 bedroom suite with a private balcony complete with table, chairs and a hammock. Perfect for a family of 4. What... More 

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Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

My wife and I left the US with no particular landing place in mind in Costa Rica other than the airport in Liberia. A local friend called Larry who is the owner of the Mariner Inn, and got us a very difficult room to get in the high season. It turned out to be the best decision we made in... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

We just spent five days in the Captain's Suite and were very satisfied. The basic rooms are small, with a good bed, good A/C, fan, small refrigerator and bath with shower. The suite has a tub/shower, A/C in each room, wall safe, large refrigerator, bar area, bar sink, microwave, coffee maker, nice balcony area with table & chairs and very... More 

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Paterson, New Jersey
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75 reviews 75 reviews
6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

ok place a local place cheap rates bar and food the basics says it best. no frills active loud bar in teh center of flamingo. no frills short walk to beach, the rooms a re adquate and are not the most modern but they are fine, you dont spend much time in it. all good

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Address: Fronte de la marina, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Flamingo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Mariner Hotel Playa Flamingo
Mariner Inn Costa Rica/Playa Flamingo

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