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Hotel Balcon del Mar

Bohio Street, Jaco, Costa Rica
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Ranked #20 of 43 Hotels in Jaco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

My friend and I decided to spend a night in Jaco before heading back to Canada. The hotel looked good in the pictures so we decided to go with it. The location is great and is on the beach. But the hotel itself needs renovating. The pool didn't look appealing, the water taps in the bathroom were leaking and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Really nice place literally right on the beach. Def try to get a suite. Great view from the balcony and jacuzzi in the room!!! Nice free breakfast at the restaurant downstairs. You can get either traditional costa rican breakfast or american style. Hotel is located within walking distance of everywhere you want to good. I will return when I'm in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I've used this hotel a few times now, and the quality is very good. The staff are very friendly and I usually see a lot of american tourists spending some nights in there. The breakfast is very good as well! Highly recomended!

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Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I ended up staying at this hotel for one night while visiting Jaco in Costa Rica. I had originally checked into another hotel without reading the trip advisor reviews and ultimately regretted that decision. I found this hotel right on the beach and was generally very satisfied. The exterior of the hotel is extremely nice and appears to have been... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

One of the pricier hotels we looked at in Jaco but well worth it. The ocean views are stunning, looking out our room we got full view of the waves crashing in. The room was large and clean and even offered air conditioning which we had yet to find in Costa Rica. The attached restaurant provides a great complimentary breakfast... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

So, I just got back from here. If you have never been to Jaco, be very cautious. I was traveling with a group of teens, and our tour guide said it well: Jaco is very nice during the day, but after dark, beware. Jaco is known as a place where hard core partiers go to play-- and prostitution is legal... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The location is excellent for being close to the beach.Always felt very safe. Lots of restaurants and places to check out in the evenings. Beach chairs are free for guest but you need to pay for the umbrellas. Pool is nice and warm ,small but still good! The room we had was on the second floor and always smelled of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

The hotel has an excelent location, next to the main street and in front of the beach. Its also close to police office, what makes it very safe to walk around at night. The rooms have a great view, the pool and the restaurant are very good to! It is the second time that I stayed at the hotel and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

spent two nights here (new year's eve). Room, bed, breakfast OK but not very special. Noisy because of all these families with kids. Location right on the beach which is nice. New year's eve on the beach was very special: lanterns, fireworks, people having parties.

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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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