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Hotel Mar de Luz

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Playa Puntarenas PO Box 143 | next to Subway Restaurant, Jaco 123, Costa Rica
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Ranked #8 of 42 hotels in Jaco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Varese
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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San Jose, Costa Rica
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We stayed one night but wish we had stayed the rest of our trip. This cozy hotel offers a very good environment for both families and couples. It is off the main road but close to it, which makes it very quiet and you can get everywhere without taking your car. The pool has a very good size and it's... More

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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This hotel is located close to all the action, but far enough off the main street to be quiet. It is an easy walk to the beach and plenty of shopping and restaurants. My room was cool, very quiet, clean, and had a hot shower. It had everything I wanted and more, including a small kitchenette. Very impressed! Would definitely... More

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Falls Church, Virginia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Stayed at a great small hotel in Jaco Beach. Breakfast was fantastic - eggs (made to order), bacon, fruit, coffee +,- and was included in the cost of the room. Hotel is about 1/4 mile from the beach, shopping, restaurants, and clubs. But since it is off the main road, the hotel is very quite. The hotel is family friendly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My husband and I stayed at this small hotel in Jaco gor three days. I wad ver happy with the overall service. The hotel is a two story building but it also has a number of charming individual units. We stayed in an individual unit, very lovely inside. The walls are made of stone liked, thete are picnic table in... More

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Veikkola, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Place is good and quiet, perfect for families. No prostitutes and narcotics allowed. Near Jaco centrum, so all was close by walking. Breakfast nothing extra ordinary, but average. Helpful personnel. Big minus is that there was not any water in the room and fridge was warm.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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47 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Close to centre, but down a side street so no noise. Family hotel so pools busy with people playing. Rooms very big with space to relax, downstairs rooms I think have full kitchen facilities, ours had lots off cooking related stuff but we did not use them. Breakfast good start to the day, but my egg was very salty, so... More

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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Perfectly located (everything nearby without any Jaco night noise). Nice, spacious rooms that are either partly or fully equipped. The Dutch owner is very nice as was the rest of the staff. Nice pools and if traveling with kids: they have a big playground.

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Address: Playa Puntarenas PO Box 143 | next to Subway Restaurant, Jaco 123, 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*
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Also Known As:
Mar De Luz Jaco
Mar De Luz Hotel
Hotel Mar De Luz Costa Rica/Jaco

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Welcome to Hotel Mar de Luz, Jaco beach. The hotel is located center of Jaco beach. Our family owned and operated this three-star hotel, which is located in a quiet neighborhood with abundant green areas with nature. We will be pleased to assist you in organizing trips over the central pacific coast or elsewhere in Costa Rica. We guarantee you a memorable stay and excellent value for your money. Our family owned and operated three star hotel is located just 200 meters from the center of JACO BEACH in a quiet neighborhood abundant green areas with nature. We will be pleased to assist you in organizing trips over the central pacific coast or elsewhere in Costa Rica. We guarantee you a memorable stay and excellent value for your money. Our goal is to offer you the best Price-Quality relation, and we want you to have the best rooms. We can attend you in english, dutch, french, italian or papiamento. ... more   less 
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