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Casa Marbella

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Tortuguero, Costa Rica
Casa Marbella
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Washington, DC
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45 reviews 45 reviews
31 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Casa Marbella was perfect for our little family (my husband, 3 year old daughter & twin 1.5 year old sons). It's very close to the boat landing where the water taxi arrives and an easy walk to everything in down. They offer boat tours of the national park, which we went on one morning. My favorite part about the hotel... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Angie arranged our pick-up from the airstrip for an early AM arrival, boat was there waiting. Very clean, helpful staff. Fresh fruit with breakfast was delicious. No air conditioning so it was hot but it appeared none of the hotels have A/C.

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Baden, Switzerland
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46 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tortuguero is definitly the place in Costa Rica not to be missed! Beautuful nature and cute village with no cars! Marbella was a great place to stay, we enjoyed our time there a lot. Room was very clean and the beds sooo comfortable. Breakfast was delicous on a nice terrace facing the river. We went on a boat tour with... More 

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England
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brilliant clean rooms with warm showers. Breakfast was good - alternating between toasts and eggs and pancakes with lots of fruit. A lovely 'terrace' to watch the world go by (or the rain come down!). Great location at the quieter end of the street, but still close to tours. MAke sure you take out the free canoe to do your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We arrived by air very early in the morning. Case Marbella had arranged for a water taxi to pick us up and bring us to it's dock. Even though we arrived hours before normal check in, our room was ready and coffee was available. Throughout our stay, staff, from the owner on down, were pleasant, attentive and professional. We took... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Truly a comfortable, relaxing, and home away from home experience. The hotel is clean, quiet, and accommodating 1)Private docks, so Lancha drops you off right at Casa Marbella 2)Nadia and rest of the staff made extremely delicious breakfast each morning. 3)The patio is just relaxing to sit and watch the water and Lancha's go by. 4)Wi-Fi was on/off .. just... More 

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Ljubljana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We ordered 2 nights in Casa Marbella, following the excellent reviews in tripadvisor. Maybe we were unlucky, but: 1) The owner, Deryl, was not there. 2) We got a super small room. The day was very hot and the fan was not working very well (no condition-air) so we felt that we could hardly breath. My boyfriend was a bit... More 

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5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

We spent 3 nights at Casa Marbella with our 2 year old. Everything was great, from the very friendly and helpful people who run it to the amazing breakfast included in the price. The location is very convenient if you want to stay in tortuguero village, only 100m from where the boat leaves you. Being in town means that you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We stayed at Casa Marbella for 2 nights which is definitely enough for Tortuguero there isn't that much to do there. The hotel is basic but clean. We had a top floor corner room so it got some breeze and with the fan on it was cool enough at night though very hot in the day (not that we were... More 

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Brussels
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We had a great time in Casa Marbella. We got to meet the owner Daryl and his family. They are extraordinary nice people who were really helpful Nd reactive to help us get there... Semana Santa is a nightmare when travelling with public transports but we made it thanks to Daryl. The accomodation itself is nice, with a deck on... More 

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