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Jaco Bay Condo Hotel by Ramada

Pastor Diaz Avenue, Jaco, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Norwich, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

This was a disappointment. The unit itself was spacious, but very cheaply furnished. Large cockroaches spotted scurrying across the floor. Strong sewage smell coming from the dishwasher when opened. Reception desk was useless. No recommendations or information about the area provided. Everything about the place seemed bare-bones, excepting the pool. I can't figure out why this property received so many... More 

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San Bernardino, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

My wife, daughter, son-in-law and I just returned from our first visit to Costa Rica. We had a wonderful vacation and plan on return visits. Included in our great vacation was a 5 night stay at the Jaco Bay Condos by Ramada. Prior to our trip I did read some of the less than satisfying comments and reviews. After our... More 

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New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

The complex is a work in progress. It seems like it was being built and someone ran out of money because two of the towers remain unfinished. The two towers that are unfinished are a bit of an eyesore and should be wrapped to cover the blight. There is no full time reception desk; The reception desk is located in... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

I have stayed at this complex four times and will be returning spring 2012. The complex has gone thru some growing pains and I will be the first to admit the 2009 visits were less than satisfactory while under the management of Ramada, who no longer manage the place. The complex has retained the name of Ramada only. I met... More 

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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23 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2011

I'm just wrapping up a 6 week stay at this location from October 28th until Dec 12th. I read some of the previous reviews and see that two of the "bad" reviews occurred at the same time, during a power outage. In the 6 weeks here the power did go out twice. Both times it came back on within an... More 

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Berryville, Virginia
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12 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2011

First of all, Jaco is not the best place in Costa Rica. It is a tourist trap, the beach is lousy, and it's dangerous -- more dangerous than other towns of its size. That being said, if you stay in the Jaco Bay Condo, it is not a terrible place to stay assuming that the price is right for you.... More 

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Fairview, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2011

This was supposed be the best family vacation ever. Ended up being the worst vacation ever! Where to start?When we arrived, there was no power in our condo. We rented from a private tenant and he failed to pay the electric bill on time. We had to pay out of pocket to rent another room. Power wasn't turned on until... More 

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Dallas, Texas
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2011

We were robbed (burglarized) at this condo resort and we believe that the management of the resort may be involved. The burglary was clearly a planned heist. No less than 10 minutes of our departure from the condo on our first day of a one-week rental stay, a burglar entered our room using a card key and stole two diamond... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2011

My husband and I are in our late 30s with no children. We went to this resort for a week through an RCI Exchange and only had to pay a $258 exchange feeto stay the entire week. Because of this, and my strong desire to see Costa Rica, this place worked fine for us. I came up with this list... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2011

After reading some of the reviews its obvious the hotel manager is writing reviews that are FALSE - STAY AWAY! We stayed at the Ramada Jaco Bay resort for 2 weeks in January 2011 - WHAT AN ABSOLUTE DISASTER!!! We strongly recommend cleaning every piece of your luggage and clothing when you leave - the infestation of bed bugs was... More 

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MgrRamadaJacoBay, Director of Sales at Jaco Bay Condo Hotel by Ramada, responded to this review

We would like to apologize for not exceeding your expectation as well as for the inconvenience experienced during your stay at our property. Since your stay back in January 2011, the property operations, maintenance and customer service has gone through a series of improvements to provide our guests with a more joyful and pleasant stay with us. After reviewing our... More 

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Address: Pastor Diaz Avenue, Jaco, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 140
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