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Casa Marbella

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Tortuguero, Costa Rica
Casa Marbella
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Orangeville, Canada
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222 reviews 222 reviews
107 hotel reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We opted out of doing a package tour at one of the more expensive lodges and are really glad we picked Casa Marbella instead. We had the downstairs river front room which was spacious, clean and well light...with bedside tables and reading lights (rare in CR). The dock is really nice for breakfast and to watch the setting sun. We... More 

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Seaford, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were booked to spend two nights here but unfortunately the owner had double booked, so booked us into another place nearby for the first night, then we moved here for the second night. Not a major problem and nice that he acknowledged the error and sorted alternative accommodation. This place is in a lovely location by the water, very... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

For the price, this was great accommodation. We paid a little more than the basic price and had a lovely, bright room upstairs with 5 windows. A perfect place to unwind. The owner Daryl, suggests that 2 nights stay are sufficient which is true if you have limited time and want to visit other places in Costa Rica. However we... More 

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Brussel
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

Casa Marbella is located close to the main landing which is very convenient. It is a beautiful house and we had a nice, bright room which was very clean, with a lot of place for our luggage and good beds. Cleaned everyday with fresh towels which is nice when the weather is very humid. Breakfast is included. Good value for... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

While enjoying a kayaking vacation with Seascape Kayak Tours, our stay in Tortuguero was hosted at Casa Marbella. The Tortuguero village is unique vacation destination. Case Marbella is well situated in the community. The rooms are clean and well kept. Staff is friendly. Imagine my surprise when it was discovered, through casual conversation, that the owner was familiar with the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

The hotel is situated very close to where the boats deliver you to the village. There is a concrete walkways through the village that takes you straight to the hotel. The rooms are simple and clean, but sufficient. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The breakfast (which is included) is delicious consisting of two course courses - fruit followed... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We enjoyed the spacious room, the view from the porch, the guided tour, the yummy breakfasts, the heated shower, the creatively folded towels, meeting other guests, and especially the free canoe. We wish to return.

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Montreal, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Nice hotel on the waterfront (though they probably all are in Tortuguero) with a room efficient for 5 of us (wife and three children). The staff was great, especially Daryl Loth, the proprietor, who always made sure we had everything to please us. The tour offered from the hotel was really enjoyable. The price was great. If I ever I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Out of all the places we stayed in Costa Rica, Casa Marbella was definitely the place where we got the most value for our money. +Good location in the middle of the village. +Clean rooms. +Great service. +Great breakfast. +The owner offers an extremely good boat tour of the rainforest. +Reasonable price

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Everything about the Casa is good. Location, staff, rooms... They change linen and towels everyday, which is very convenient when it's so wet (simply amazing how they fold them in all kinds of shapes, even an alligator!!!). Breakfast just by the river (or channel, or lake, whatever it is) is superb. I don't give the 'excellent' rate because they told... More 

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