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Hotel Balcon del Mar

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Bohio Street, Jaco, Costa Rica
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Ranked #20 of 43 Hotels in Jaco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Excelente lugar para pasar unas tranquilas vacaciones.. Excelente vista al mar, con una ubicación muy céntrica de Jaco/ really nice place for vacations, ocean view and an excellent location in jaco beach!! Totally recomended for any kind of tourist!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

Excellent choice in Jaco...a very nice hotel, great service, close to the beach an 2 blocks away from jaco main street, excellent accomodations, nice atmosphere for the family, great food and first of all very very clean, if you get one of the top rooms the view is amazing, excellent experience overall, I will definitely recommend this place if you... More 

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Overall, I really think this hotel is great, the only issue is it gets really crowded on weekends, mostly with locals and their kids, so expect lots of kids taking over the main pool. I really hated the mattress on our bed, which caused me lower back pains after 2 nights. BUT I really liked the hotel, since I stayed... More 

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Scottsdale
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We ended up at this hotel by fluke. We originally booked at Pumilio but after realizing they are 7 kms outside Jaco, we canceled our res. This hotel is very close to the beach and includes complimentary breakfast buffet and chairs on the beach with umbrellas. But be warned, the hotel is VERY basic, as in maybe the level of... More 

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Delaware
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We stayed here two nights as a part of a school group tour and found it to be adequate, especially as far as Costa Rica hotels go. Great proximity to the town and beach. Beautiful views, especially at sunset. Rooms were small and clean. Furnishings were outdated and beaten up. Air conditioning was very nice. Pool and bar/restaurant area were... More 

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Belize
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

Horrible service, no hot water and was promised a discount but at check out I didn't get any discount and manager couldn't be contacted. Only 3 start for looks, service and beds are nothing to brag about.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The hotel is right in front of the ocean which is prime location. 2 blocks from the main strip where bars and restuarants are. The place is pricey for what the rooms look like...imagine a dorm room Our room didn't have a tv remote control, alarm clock or phone. Pretty small too. Breakfast is free in the morning, but I... More 

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Restaurant and cocktails are super expensive $7-8 bucks for a cocktail. The pool is nice and the view is nice too, room is very much standard. Service is good. If you go to the beach ask for beach chairs, you get them for free all day. I think overall is too pricey for a standard hotel but we had a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Traveling with EF Tour - some variation in the rooms, our was pretty large and clean. Central courtyard swimming pool and outdoor restaurant seating. Directly across from Jaco beach so the views were great no matter where you were sitting. Staff was friendly and helpful though we had to fight to get towels on our first night. They didn't seem... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

This is the third and last time I've stayed at Balcon del Mar...The other two times weren't bad, but not excellent like the others have written. I have a home in Costa Rica and will do occational day trips to Jaco. This time I wanted to have a pool to enjoy...what a joke. It is currently "xmas break" for all... More 

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Additional Information about Hotel Balcon del Mar

Address: Bohio Street, Jaco, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Balcon del Mar 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Balcon Del Mar Jaco
Balcon Del Mar Hotel
Hotel Balcon Del Mar Costa Rica/Jaco
Hotel Style:
#7 Spa Hotel in Jaco
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Jaco

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