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Hotel Mar de Luz

#7 of 43 Hotels in Jaco
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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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Saint Louis, Missouri
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50 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel was just fine--no complaints. One of the rooms for our group needed to be moved because there were ants, but the staff was very accommodating, even moving a bed into the new room for us. The air conditioning does take some time to cool off the room, but it was fine. The grounds were quite pretty and the... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed for the weekend at Hotel Mar de Luz during our vacation in Costa Rica. The service was great: our room was cleaned everyday and they served very good breakfast every morning. The owner of the hotel, Victor, is very friendly and speaks English, Dutch, German, French, and Spanish, which is nice if a foreigner wants... More 

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Northeast Tennessee
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104 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed there on a Sunday and Monday. We had a large room with kitchen, cook top, microwave, refrigerator and plate’s glasses and silverware. We were on the go so much the only thing we used was the refrigerator. The beds were not all that comfortable, but the air conditioning work extremely well. They had an extraordinary amount of sport... More 

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East Lansing, Michigan
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182 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here one night on our way back to San Jose to catch our flight home. We arrived before check in time, so they stored our bags while we walked around town and had lunch. Our room was ready when we returned. The air conditioner was off to save energy and the room was HOT. Even the man from... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I usually stay at this hotel when visiting Jaco, it's located just off the main road but restaurants and shops are a 5 minute walk away. The rooms are clean though the decoration and lighting could be better. As another member mentioned, the bathrooms are a green color and while they were clean it's not an appealing... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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141 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Mar de Luz is a family oriented hotel which is its biggest advantage over most of the other options in Jack.. They have a nice pool and children's play area which is great for families with young children.. The staff is very helpful and the owner is awesome! He took time to chat with us during breakfast, which was a... More 

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Devon UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

There are plenty of positive reviews for Mar de Luz which is fair enough but you have to report as you find otherwise there is no point in Tripadvisor and we have to say that we were far from impressed with this hotel. I guess if you had young children you may be tempted to rate it higher as there... More 

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Bronx, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We spent 2 days in Jaco. We originally had a stay in Hotel playa Bejuco but was in the jaco central. We called Mar de Luz and asked for a transfer since they are partners or so. Done and it was great how they helped us. We mainly stood to sleep but the kitchen was so cute in there and... More 

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

Dear Jessica, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your positive feedback. We are glad to read that you had a great time with us and enjoyed our attractions. We would be delighted to see you here again soon. More 

New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Victor and his complete staff, including front desk,housekeeping , maintenance etc.... Due a great job making their guests feel special. The grounds are beatiful, pool is spotless, supplies d breakfast very good quility. Also the rooms are very roomy, plenty of things for the kids to do. Rooms have everything you need fridge, micr, blow dryer, coffee maker and nice... More 

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

Dear Rick Thank you very much for staying with us and for taking the time to share your comment. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay and appreciated the service provided by the staff. We look forward to your next visit. Kind regards, More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Stayed for two nights. Grounds are very nice and the food is really good. Convenient walk to the town and beach. Clean and well maintained pools. Friendly people. Cold AC and clean rooms with a full kitchenette. Very pleased with this place.

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

Dear BrandieKay, Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent stay at Mar de Luz hotel. It is fantastic to read that you had an awesome stay with us enjoying this trip and taking advantage of our service. Thank you kindly for highlighted the dedication of our staff, they always are doing everything in order to make our guests... More 

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