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Playa Hermosa Bosque del Mar Hotel

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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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Oakville, Canada
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place was one of the more comfortable places we stayed in Costa Rica. When we arrived they gave us complimentary non-alcoholic fruit drinks, which was a nice touch. They also upgraded our room free of charge, since it wasn't very crowded. The premises is beautiful with all the tropical plant life. They built the hotel around the trees instead... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Located on the beach at Playa Hermosa. We had an ocean-view room with a Jacuzzi on the deck--how can you complain? The swimming pool is beautiful. Landscaping of the hotel grounds is well-maintained. The hotel is literally built around several large trees. Our room was stylish in design--almost too fancy for our tastes. There were some minor technical problems with... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Built into the wooded shoreline is the Bosque Del Mar on Playa Hermosa. The place has a real local feel -- its not a big chain resort and you will definitely feel like you've left some civilization behind. Dont expect multiple dining options, or a big pool, or beach service. The pool is small, but clean and refreshing. This feels... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was very friendly, helpful, and except for the maids all spoke English. The room was attractive and we had chosen a room with a direct ocean view. We ate several meals and dinner, especially, was good with the fresh fish being quite tasty. I read another review which mentioned they were about the only people staying there. Well,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I would give 0 or even negative stars if I had the option. This was one of the WORST WORST hotels we have ever stayed in. 1st day arrival - They have given us a room that looks into the "garden". Garden really meant street. It was the bottom floor (only 2 floors) and straight on the street. So we... More 

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KatadeSanCarlos, Director of Sales at Playa Hermosa Bosque del Mar Hotel, responded to this review

Dear client, As soon as we saw your comment on tripadvisor we started an investigation of details of your stay with all our staff. All our client comments are always important, but we take really seriously those which are not possitive are priority as our need to be always improving. We were specially confuse about the rooms you mentioned as... More 

cincinnati
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

. Unfortunately this resort does not measure up to the professional photos and glamorous description contained in its marketing material. The resort is "tired," a bit run down, and not a good value. The rooms are cramped and in our particular unit (#103) we did not have hot water for more than 5 minutes during our 3-day stay (we also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

What a wonderful place to stay. Nice location on the beach. Food was traditional and pretty good. Staff was excellent. Room was awesome and what a cool shower! We were awakened by the monkeys...such a cool experience. Weather was perfect, beach was soft sand and water was 82 degrees. I didn't want to leave! We'll be back in the fall!

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This hotel is right on the beach. Accommodations consist of mini-apartments: a well sized sleeping area, smallish bathroom, and small separate living area with floor-to-ceiling windows. The beds are comfortable. Its central facility (dining, concierge, gift shop) has three levels: the ground level is 280-degree wall-free with a view of the beach and ocean; the top level gets you up... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant food was fantastic, best sea food we had in costa Rica!! Beautiful area near the pool, cancer to see many monkeys. Relä ed feeling. Nice room, great service. Friendly straff. We rekommend it.

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