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Playa Hermosa Bosque del Mar Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Playa Hermosa 814400, Costa Rica
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Ranked #2 of 13 hotels in Playa Hermosa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's the nicest hotel on the beach, shaded with trees. The other hotels right on the beach kind of look like shacks. Great service! There is bar on the second floor overlooking the beach. Bathroom in the room was great, and they upgraded us for free. There was also a howler monkey on the property that would wake us each... More

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Herndon, Virginia
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having benefited from 18 years of marriage to a Costa Rican national, I've had the pleasure of staying at hotels of all sizes and price ranges, including all-inclusive resorts, up and down both the Pacific and Caribbean coasts. None can match Bosque del Mar Hotel when one factors in all of the things one would look for in a place... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whether you want a base for adventures or secluded wind-down time on a nice beach Basque del Mar is a great place to stay. The hotel is so close to the ocean that the surf can be heard from every room. I would recommend the modest upcharge for the ocean front rooms to add the view, although the other rooms... More

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Charlotte, NC
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Bosque del Mar is a superb hotel in every way: fab location RIGHT ON the beach in lovely Playa Hermosa; courteous and helpful staff; rooms luxuriously appointed & spotlessly clean; a great value for the price. This is an excellent and well run hotel! I have stayed at Bosque del Mar many, many times and have never been disappointed in... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We stayed here for two days in June 2014, at the end of our trip. It was a wonderful beach side boutique to relax after all the driving, and hiking we did in Manuel Antonio and Uvita. The resort is nicely laid out, with the pool in the center of the hotel. We stayed in a suite, where the beds... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

we really like this hotel! is in an amazing place called Guanacaste, the forest environment of the hotel is so amazing! the rooms are so clean and nice, the staff is wonderfully helpful, the pool area surrounded by those amazing trees make it so great,, the beach just steps away from your bed, the food in the restaurant are excellent... More

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Alva, Fl
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We've known James Hamilton ever since he opened Tilajari Resort and Country Club in Muelle, Costa Rica, and we were delighted when he opened his new hotel in Playa Hermosa. Both hotels reflect his dream to offer the best to his clients and the only complaint we have always had, was that we had to leave. Do yourselves a favor... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We loved this hotel! The staff were wonderfully helpful and attentive (especially when we arrived in the middle of the night after a delayed flight), and the property itself was beautifully kept. The rooms were very clean, comfortable, and spacious. While we enjoyed the beautiful pool in the center of the property, we also loved the location right on the... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Thank you staff of Bosque del Mar Hotel for our recent stay at your hotel. You made our Son and Daughter-In-Laws wedding a most memorable celebration we have ever experienced. From the moment we arrived we felt very welcomed and upon arriving we were greeted with cocktail drinks and help carrying our bags to our rooms. The rooms were very... More

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Beavercreek, Ohio, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Where do I start? This hotel is lovely. My family had an ocean front room and loved everything about it. Listening to the ocean at night is so relaxing. The sliding door to the outdoor patio does not have a screen so you can't sleep with the door open, but you can still hear the ocean. The room was clean... 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*
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