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Playa Hermosa Bosque del Mar Hotel

3.5 of 5 Playa Hermosa 814400, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

All was perfect, beautiful room apart from a somewhat short bed. Location idyllic, wildlife fascinating, including howler monkeys between our room and the pool. Staff were both courteous and friendly, food was really good.

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Berkeley, CA
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a true find in one of the most tranquil slices of paradise on earth. Gorgeous and luxurious describe this hotel, once you find it. Our room, ocean view was super huge with a huge terrace facing the beach. The room was extremely comfortable, well appointed and we couldn't need anything else. Lots of light when you want it but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great hotel at a small non touristic beach ideal to relax under the palm trees. The rooms are very big and includes two tv's, living room, large bedroom and luxury shower.We enjoyed a great massage at the beach and great meals were served in the hotels restaurant.

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Area de Conservacion Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We love this hotel, we really do!! the location, the rooms, the pool, the quiteness but the food is unbelivably bad!! it's too bad because it really ruins the experience. Other than that, I would recommend it but you better make dinner and breakfast reservations somewhere else. The service needs to improve as well! DO try the massages on the... More 

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
24 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

After 5 weeks of touring Costa Rica and staying on budget to mid ranbge hotels this was our taste of coastal luxury before heading back to San Jose. Well worth hunting out this hotel is ideal for a short beach break with most of what you need available onsite or along the beach. Troops of monkeys roam the trees in... More 

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Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This hotel is truly a gem - very beachfront; literally steps away from Playa Hermosa's gentle lazy waves, set in amazing tropical gardens, complete with giant Guanacaste trees, monkeys playing above and excellent, attentive service throughout your entire stay. Staying at Bosque del Mar will be a most memorable experience for sure. However, the reason for 4 stars and not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We hosted our wedding at Bosque del Mar in August of 2014, and couldn't have been happier. We had visited the hotel several times before and had fallen in love with the set up of the hotel; however, during our wedding weekend, both the hotel and its staff more than surpassed our expectations. The rooms are gorgeous and the setup... More 

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Walterboro
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

My husband and I travel to Costa Rica every year. We stay here every time and never is there a disappointment. The beach are steps away and the waves are perfect due to the surrounding jungle. Great place to stay for fishing, snorkeling or just relaxing. Our room we reserve has an ocean view. The scenery is a beautiful site... More 

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Our family and I loved this place. We have stayed in Bosques del Mar twice, and both times we did enjoy our visit. Good food, nice place and close to beach!. I do recommend this hotel!. We are looking for our next stay! Regards, JC

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St. Lucia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

If big waves are not your cup of tea, the beach at this hotel is the ticket. It is a long and wide beach with little waves. Great for kids and/or soaking. The hotel is right on the sand and has showers to wash off or rinse your feet. The open restaurant and reception area is what you think when... More 

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Address: Playa Hermosa 814400, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Hermosa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Playa Hermosa Bosque del Mar Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Playa Hermosa Bosque Del Mar Hotel Costa Rica - Guanacaste
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#2 Romantic Hotel in Playa Hermosa

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