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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Devon UK
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92 reviews 92 reviews
85 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Plano, Texas
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68 reviews 68 reviews
5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This was my first time at this hotel. Very well kept courtyard with 2 pools and a hot tub attached. There was also a kiddie pool between the two larger pools. There is a nice communal area for people to sit and chat. Outside each room there is either a set of chairs or couches to lounge on. A playground... More 

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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We stayed here because it was recommended by a guide book. The staff is helpful, but the rooms are nasty. I haven't paid $96 for such a wet, stinky, old place where you dont want to touch anything. Luckily we stayed only for one night. But honestly the whole town is ridiculously overpriced.

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Costa Rica
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Good place, hotel is not the greatest one but is good for the Price. Personnel is friendly and hardworking in making the stay enjoyable. Hotel is close to beach and major restaurants for a variety of food in the area.

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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The location is great, close to all major restaurant. The beach is just cross the street. The hotel staff and the owner are very friendly. Actually, the hotel owner took me to the bus station to buy ticket for us and sent us to the station in person. The breakfast was a very nice surprise.

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Santa Ana, California, United States
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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The hotel itself is not the fanciest one. It does need some upgrades, but hey, I stayed here for the price and the convenience (we stayed 2 nights in Jaco). Customer service is excellent and the breakfast we got served was delicious. Parking situation is interesting - you park your car in a gated lot (but you need to open... More 

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Vancouver, WA
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74 reviews 74 reviews
35 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I read the reviews and thought the place would be a lot better than it turned out. What a dud... Pros: * Great location in Jaco, walking distance to everything * Guarded parking * Two pools * Rooms are affordably priced * Good English spoken by desk clerks Cons: * There is a very loud disco about 100 meters away... More 

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