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Hotel Catalina

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Calle Hidalgo | South Jaco Beach, Beachfront!, Jaco 4023, Costa Rica
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Hotel Catalina
Ranked #5 of 20 Jaco B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Oakland, CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are three things crucial to the perfect beach vacation hotel: 1) Location 2) Cleanliness 3) Affordability Hotel Catalina has all three and then some. 1)The hotel is located ON the beach. No 10 minute walk, or drive. You step out of your room, walk out the beautiful rod-iron gates and there you are. Sinking your toes into the sand.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 4 days. Excellent location (right on the beach) and beautiful grounds. Naomi was beyond helpful and really hope I get a chance to return. I would definitely reccomend this hotel to anyone!!!

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Costa Mesa, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Very clean, on the beach. South of town. I would stay there again. Reasonably priced. Host was friendly and bi-lingual Spanish/English. Small kitchenette with 2 burner hot plate and good size refrigerator.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We just left Hotel Catalina yesterday after a weeklong stay! Couldn't have been better! Naomi and Sandra are lovely people, the place is spotless and cheerful! We felt very taken care of! I was looking for an affordable place right on the beach and this was just perfect! We heard the waves crashing 24 hours a day and really enjoyed... More 

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Manchester, NJ
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Naomi and Sandra make you feel special and will go out of their way to make sure your stay is wonderful. We stayed eleven nights here and look forward to returning. We have traveled to many locations in Costa Rica and we like to stay in places that incorporate the culture and natural landscape. Hotel Catalina has done that with... More 

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

This hotel is located literally steps away from the beach. We've stayed here twice. Highlights: gated parking, a kitchen, a little outside semi-private porch area with table, beautiful sunsets, beautiful garden area, a little pool, and great service (but no breakfast, which was fine for us). The hotel next door (Hotel 9, I think) rents a set of two beach... More 

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Oslo
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We spent 4 nights at this family place. It is perfectly located in the Southern end of Jaco beach, which is for our liking just perfect with sand and no stones (unlike the central part). Very calm area, with some surfers outside wh are cleaning the beach daily. Catalina i run by a small family and is very cosy. We... More 

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Denver
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014 via mobile

Such a cute little place right on the beach. Very laid back and great price for such a hot spot that looks out on the beach. Naomi was wonderful, she made sure we were happy and always had everything we needed. Very helpful with places to go and arranging rides. What an awesome trip and very safe.

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Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

We were three families, including two young children, and we had a great 3 day holiday getaway. As always, the rooms were clean, there was plenty of hot water, and everything in the kitchenette functioned perfectly. We'll be back again soon.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Hotel Catalina was quiet and convenient, and the price was excellent. Naomi was a wonderful host, making us feel welcomed and making recommendations. This is the type of jewel we love to find when traveling, not fancy, a bit off the main drag, but comfortable and pretty. It is right on the beach, with free parking on site.

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Address: Calle Hidalgo | South Jaco Beach, Beachfront!, Jaco 4023, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Hotel Catalina Costa Rica/Jaco

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