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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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Franklinton, North Carolina
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice place, nice people, good beach, but the construction of the facility left something to be desired. Get a room on the top floor of your building. Our experience in the Oceanfront Suite, ground floor: ➢ The floor of the higher floor is wood or other lightweight material, not concrete. If you have a heavy walker on the floor above... More 

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Kansas City, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband I were only able to stay one night but wished we could stay longer! The only thing unpleasant I can find to say is that we had trouble finding the place despite the provided directions. Directions in Costa Rica are never as straight forward as they are in the US so that was a common theme throughout our... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked for three nights and left after one. We arrived close to 8.30pm after a long drive from Arenal. Our greeting was warm and friendly (Mauricio I believe). The room was nicely equipped, but there were a few things that bothered us. For starters, the remote control for the room. This thing is way too complex for an average... More 

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

Dear Greg, We were really concerned since the day you left the hotel as you didn´t check out as guests normally do in Front Desk, we realize you were not here anymore by an email of yours letting us know you were already staying in another hotel and asking us to charge the dinner bill to your credit card. Through... More 

San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a garden view room, as most are. While there are people walking by occasionally, privacy was easy to have. The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful, and the beach was wonderful--calm, warm water, uncrowded. Great for swimming, walking and relaxing.

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Las Vegas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This room was very large with a full living room with couch, chair, tv, fridge, as well as the bathroom and bedroom. There was also a balcony with a table and two chairs. The restaurant was mediocre. Breakfast was a buffet when they had enough guests, or not if there were not many guests. This was a little confusing because... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was there for 2 days and i really enjoy my stay there! everyone was so nice and helpful, Mauricio in the front desk helped us to plan our tip since we didn't know what to do in the area. The breakfast was great!! The room was very comfortable, clean and spacious. We had a great time and I would... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't know what to expect when we first arrived but it turned out to be the perfect place. The first room we had was ocean view but on the first floor. We could hear everyone above us stomp around so they moved us to a second floor which was much better. Higher ceilings and we got an Internet connection... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What amazing staff at reception.. Hector was exceptional.. He organised our rental car to be picked up, water sports and was always helpful!! The hotel was lovely but the food not so great. Breakfast was average with staff who looked like they didn't want to be there and burger and chips were cold but the location was amazing and we... More 

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Ontario, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We stayed two nights at Hotel Bosque del Mar in a lovely room with an ocean view. The amenities in the room were very nice, with a jacuzzi on the balcony. We enjoyed hearing the ocean and it was very peaceful. The reception area and restaurant are open-air and pleasant, and the staff was friendly and helpful. The only negative... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The rooms are very large, too much room for two people. We enjoyed the natural feel of hotel - only two stories tall so it blended into the trees and didn't dominate the landscape like a tall hotel would. We were right on the beach so watching the sunset with a Guajito in your hand will be an unforgettable experience.... More 

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