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Hotel Mar de Luz

#8 of 43 Hotels in Jaco
Certificate of Excellence
Jaco Beach, Garabito | Mar de Luz street, Pastor Diaz Avenue, 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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Las Rozas, Spain
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79 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights and wanted a quiet place. We rented a bungalow which was so spacious and well designed. We prefer sea but the 2 swimming pools almost tempted us. We bought stuff for breakfast in Mas x Menos Cook it in the bungalow and eat on the private tables outside the rooms as breakfast was the weak point... More 

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

Dear Susi, 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 all our services and the service provided by the staff. We look forward to your next visit. Kind regards, More 

Miami, Florida
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This hotel is not luxury but, it has its charm. The hotel staff was helpful and always available. The room had good running a/c except for the bathroom which had none. The room had a sitting area and a king bed. Fridge, microwave and basic utensils. We were on the go most days there so it was perfect for what... More 

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

Dear Christina, 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 really appreciate your review and we look forward... More 

Santa Fe, New Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I stayed here with two friends for just two nights - not long enough! Great service, information about bus travel & local attractions, a convenient, quiet location, and a really lovingly cared-for garden & pool area.

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

Dear Theo, 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 

Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

My husband & I stayed 10 days @ Hotel Mar de Luz...we loved our room w/king bed, 2 sitting chairs & a love seat...room was also equipped w/fridge, coffee maker, microwave, dishes, wifi & good TV. Very centrally located to stores & shops. Across the street are 2 beach bars directly on the beach that we enjoyed. The pools are... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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61 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

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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106 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

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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186 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

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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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

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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149 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 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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