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La Dolce Vita

2.5 of 5 Esterillos Oeste, beach, 50 meters from Bus Stop, Jaco 60901, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Padua, Italy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second time at La Dolce Vita and I was happy as the first one. The location is excellent, just on the beach, the apartments reasonably big with enough space for confortably sleeping in the bed room. I also enjoied the living room, where I could use the kitchen during my four days stay. With respect to my... More 

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daytona beach, fl
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

yes the old management was terrible. since the the management has changed and they are very friendly. Now with the new management, which have been there for several years now, this little hotel is one of the best in the area. I recommend it to friends who come visit Esterillos Oeste

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Troy, Michigan
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61 reviews 61 reviews
35 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The best thing this hotel has going for it, is the location. It is right on the pacific ocean and the views are breathtaking. The other thing is the price. For about $50 usd you can a room on the ocean in Costa Rica. The bathroom itself seemed a little drab. You could not adjust the water from the shower... More 

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Las pinas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Foods- great - some are better than the well known resto outside Place - very good , our room was very clean, comfort room was okay but hair blower was not working at Dahlia room. Price- very reasonable Staff and crew- very helpful and friendly Style-semi Victorian with touch of native - very nice Pool- clean Wifi - good Frequency... More 

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Fresno, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We booked a room here for a few nights off this gorgeous beach. We arrived in the early afternoon and checked in. The owner is a man of few words, a little hard to get info from and not very friendly. We needed to get some laundry done that day and he and his wife had it all folded and... More 

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ladolcevita10, Manager at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Dear Friends thank you very much for your review, this will allow us to improve the experiences of other guests. When you arrived you were welcomed in the usually best way by our staff. They also made a good laundry service for you, as from your feedback. We informed you that the sofa bed was small to host your 3... More 

marietta GA
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340 reviews 340 reviews
167 hotel reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I loved this place!!! But be forewarned - this is not the ritz in any sense. Rooms were clean, but spartan and somewhat worn. The town is somewhat the same way. This is a great alternative from the busy touristy and tacky Jaco up the coast - the whole reason i chose to stay here. setting was quiet and peaceful... More 

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ladolcevita10, Manager at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Dear friends, thank you very much for your nice and fair comments, We strive to give the best service and make each and every stay magical. We hope you will visit us again soon. Kind Regards. More 

Kalispell, Montana
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46 reviews 46 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Driving into Estarillo Oeste is a bumpy ride and you will feel like you are lost if you take the wrong exit . There are two exits off the highway. Look for the one that has a sign with the hotel's name. It takes you to the little hub. A couple of restaurants, surf lesson shop, and the small market.... More 

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ladolcevita10, Owner at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Dear friends, thank you very much for your lovely and warm review !! We love that you had such a nice experience! and will always try to give the best to each and every of our guests in order to read nice words as the ones that you wrote. We are so glad to know that you enjoyed your time... More 

Shoreline, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Its been two years since I stayed at La Dolce Vita but my memories of this small resort are pleasant. On the beach, strong air conditioning. The small staff is high on security and very freindly. Easy acess to the beach and the local shops.

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ladolcevita10, Owner at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Dear Barbara, thanks for reviewing and having, after one year, still good memories of La Dolce Vita. We are proud we helped you to have fond memories of Esterillos Oeste and of the hotel and hope we will have the pleasure to host you again soon! Best Regards and Pura Vida. info@hotel-ladolcevita.biz More 

Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We were looking for peace, quiet, tranquility, and friendly, warm waves. La Dolce Vita and the Esterillos area delivered on all fronts :) The room we stayed in was simple and immaculate. We were able to get food from the local super and cook our lunch and dinners in the kitchenette. The air conditioning in the bedroom was powerful, which... More 

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ladolcevita10, Owner at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you very much for your nice and comprehensive report on "La Dolce Vita" !! We all are very happy to know that you had such a great time with us. We hope to see you soon. Pura Vida !! info@hotel-ladolcevita.biz More 

Tapa, Estonia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

My wife and I stayed there for 4 nights. We loved every minute. As we came from Europe, time difference forced us to lay down at 8pm and to wake at 5am. We prepared coffee, took mugs and chairs and sat to the beach to watch sunrise. It was awesome! After I run by the beach, wife prepared breakfast and... More 

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ladolcevita10, Owner at La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

Dear Friends, thank you very much for your review, We all are glad to know that you had such a great time with us and that you enjoyed your stay. We are looking forward to your next visit to Costa Rica and La Dolce Vita. Best regards and Pura Vida! info@hotel-ladolcevita.biz More 

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Address: Esterillos Oeste, beach, 50 meters from Bus Stop, Jaco 60901, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — La Dolce Vita 2.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
La Dolce Vita Jaco
La Dolce Vita Costa Rica/Jaco
Hotel Style:
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Jaco
#8 Romantic Hotel in Jaco

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