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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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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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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 

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The hotel was clean and family friendly. We were a couple, so the kids running around got a little annoying. The staff was kind and attentive with our needs. Our room even had a private jacuzzi on the balcony, but the water in it was cold so we never used it. At night, the hotel has cute lights on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Though it was a little difficult to find, located off the main road (Route 159) in Playa Hermosa, the accommodations were great. The Hotel is located right on the beach, having some rooms with a beach view. The suites are a nice size, with an outdoor area and a sizeable bathroom. There were plenty of plants around the grounds making... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This was our first stop in CR. On the first night, we're lying in bed, and begin to hear sounds coming from above - scurrying and scratching. Since we were on the top floor, we figured out that it was monkeys! They didn't stay too long on our roof, but the next morning, we saw them in the trees. Welcome... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Friendly, Fun Staff that make you feel right at home and truly embody Pura Vida... One of my favorite things was that housekeeping constantly made different formations with towels throughout the rooms.. The Hotel is clean, comfortable and right on the beach though in a more remote part of Playa Hermosa.. Between the waves crashing and the howler monkeys, you... More 

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