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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 #6 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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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

Naomi gave me such a nice welcome to Catalina that I wanted to stay more than 1 night originally planned. The location right on the calmer South Beach Jaco was perfect, and the sound of the sea put me to sleep at night. The apartments were simple, but functional, clean and well distributed. Enjoyed breakfast and sunset at the Point..and... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Traveling with a friend with no reservations and arrived in Jaco to have a local recommend Hotel Catalina. Great choice. We really wanted to be on the water, and not on the crazy busy loud main street, but still close to it. Hotel Catalina was perfect. Priced very well and the room was great with a view. The proprieter, Naomi,... More 

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Kemah, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Right on the beach, comfortable, lush landscape, clean and with wonderful hosts - what else could you want???! Our rooms were large with a kitchenette, balcony & a/c. We were there in August, so air conditioning was important. They do have rooms without it and that would probably be OK at certain times of the year. Naomi & Sandra (from... More 

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New York City, New York
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

My first visit to Hotel Catalina/Jaco Beach was in 2008, at which time I fell in love with the hotel, the staff and the entire vibe that Costa Rica has to offer. I loved it so much, that I decided to return in 2013 (too much time in between if you ask me). NOTE: I've visited during off peak times... More 

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puravida643, Manager at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

We are glad that you got to getaway and relax at the Catalina. Always a pleasure to to see you. Thank you for taking the time out to write a review of the Catalina! Hope to see you again soon. More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013 via mobile

We discovered the Catalina over a decade ago, and I keep coming back for more. It feels like our home away from home, not a hotel. The amenities are wonderful, like having a fully stocked kitchen and beachfront pool. I love the little private porch in front of each room for reading a book and getting completely relaxed. Directly in... More 

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puravida643, Manager at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

Always wonderful to see you and your family. We are happy that you keep coming back. Thank you for such a great review. Hope to see you back soon! More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Hotel Catalina in Jaco, Costa Rica is my home away from home. It is on the south end of the beach, so quieter than in town, close to areas where you can watch surfers, and easily the most comfortable middle of the road hotel you'll find where you can hear the surf pounding through the night and wake up to... More 

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puravida643, Manager at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay at the Catalina. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with everyone. Hope to see you again soon! More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013 via mobile

We had this weekend a lovely time at Catalina Hotel. Quiet, near the beach place, full of green gardens. We stay just for one night but we had a great time. Long walks on the beach, surf lessons just out side the hotel beach gate. Great place to stay. We hope to go back soon.

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puravida643, Manager at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

Thank you for writing this review. We are happy that you enjoyed your time at the Catalina. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Watertown, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

Naomi, Sandra, and Dino(their doggy) were wonderful to us. The property was secure with lush gardens. The pool looked nice and clean, we didn't use it. A few tables in a shady common area which was nice. It was on the south end of the beach...quiet, yet only a nice 5 minute walk into town. We had an A/C balcony... More 

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puravida643, Manager at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay and kind words! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us at the Catalina! It was a pleasure to have met you both. Thank you and hope to see you again soon! More 

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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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