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Hotel Mar de Luz

2.5 of 5 Jaco Beach, Garabito | Next to Subway Restaurant, Jaco 143 Jaco, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Nevada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My brother and i both reserved rooms at mar de luz based on reviews here. The front desk staff were very nice and check in wentcwell. End of good news. No hot water for showeres and the resturant was very disappointing. Leather cold pancakes eggs not cooked as ordered b. staff not as nice as ones at checkin

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24 hotel reviews
273 helpful votes 273 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

at Mar de Luz, Victor Keulen the proud Dutch owner, his wife, & staff really do take good care of you. Reception is 24/7 so there's always someone on hand. Whatever I asked, it was never a problem for them. I even fancied a change of room half way through my holiday & that was sorted out too! The rooms... More 

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros: - Great location, walking distance to the main stores and restaurants in town. - it does feels like a real Family Hotel. We loved that! The kids pool and the playground area will entertain the little ones for hours. - The dutch owner and the staff were really friendly, welcoming and helpful all the time. - Really nice common... More 

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San José, Costa Rica
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You know how in a relationship, a bunch of little annoyances can build up to seem like a Big Deal? Our stay at Mar de Luz was a little like that. I'll start this review by saying that I wish TripAdvisor allowed half-stars; Mar de Luz probably deserves 3.5*. First, the great things about Mar de Luz: 1) Location, location,... More 

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San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We arrived just last Friday and were taken to our room. We were thoroughly impressed with our garden view room with all the amenities that were included with the kitchen and will return again soon. Great security and very well kept rooms and grounds.

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Estimado Alexander, Le agradezco el tiempo que se tomó para compartir con nosotros sus amables comentarios sobre su estancia. Es... More 

Voorhees, New Jersey
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

When one walks down the main street of the town of Jaco, Costa Rica, one can sense the confusion and the hustle and bustle of shoppers, bikers, buses, trucks, cars, taxes mopeds, motor cycles, pedestrians as well as dogs, iguanas, birds, all roaming and flying around, every which way. Then, within this town, one can come to a lovely refuge,... More 

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Frainer-Ch, Director Comercial at Hotel Mar de Luz, responded to this review

Dear Eleonor Thank you for sharing such a wonderful review, it is rewarding and motivating at the same time to know that you have enjoyed every moment of your vacation with us. At Hotel Mar de Luz we do try to give the best care to every guest. I’m glad to know that our efforts have reached its goal and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We stayed in the hotel eight nights, in the beginning of this September, and can not recollect any,- even miscellaneous - detail that would make us feel dissatisfied, or even discomfort. The staff, providing all the time, the maximum imaginable level of hospitality, was very welcoming, polite, extremely helpful in any needs we might have had during our vacation time,... More 

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Frainer-Ch, Director Comercial at Hotel Mar de Luz, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to write your review. All of us at Hotel Mar de Luz are truly grateful for the honor you gave us to be our guest. We are delighted to know that our staff,breakfast, our perfect location and all our services exceeded your expectations. We strive to distinguish our service by giving importance to little... More 

Varese
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We stayed at Mar de Luz two days ago. The location is quiet, in walking distance from the resort and its beach, and the room was comfortable with all necessary amenities for a pleasant stay. A well-kept garden surrounds the swimming pools with jacuzzi, all public areas are constantly kept clean by the staff. A friendly reception put us in... More 

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Frainer-Ch, Director Comercial at Hotel Mar de Luz, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your review and for mentioning so many positive elements about our hotel. I’m very glad to know that your stay with us resulted in such a pleasurable and memorable vacation. Staff members are happy to know that their efforts have been appreciated, thank you for highlighting the excellent location and service that you received... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Perfect location just outside the centre of Jaco, everything you need is within walking distance. Especially the fresh juice bar on the corner of the main street. The hotel facilities aswell as the room were all nice and clean. The owner was very helpfull with any question and had some nice suggestions for activities and good restaurants in town. Choice... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Hotel is on a side street which gets you away from the hustle and bustle of Jaco, but leaves you within walking distance of the main street. The room we had was large with two queen beds (and bed drapes!) and a balcony overlooking the pool. Breakfast was a choice of four options (eggs, bacon, rice and beans, and something... More 

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Address: Jaco Beach, Garabito | Next to Subway Restaurant, Jaco 143 Jaco, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Mar de Luz 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Mar De Luz Jaco
Mar De Luz Hotel
Hotel Mar De Luz Costa Rica/Jaco
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Jaco
#5 Business Hotel in Jaco
#5 Romantic Hotel in Jaco
#7 Family Hotel in Jaco

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