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La Dolce Vita

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Esterillos Oeste, beach, 50 meters from Bus Stop, Jaco 60901, Costa Rica
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Ranked #11 of 42 hotels in Jaco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Las pinas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
18 helpful votes 18 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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336 reviews 336 reviews
165 hotel reviews
191 helpful votes 191 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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

Charlottesville, Virginia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

I was extremely happy with this hotel for the price, location, service, and the fact that it met my needs very well. I think I will be returning there for my surf trips in the foreseeable future. I'm a middle aged SUP and longboard surfer who travels to Costa Rica solely for surf. I do not require much in the... More

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

Dear Friend, we thank you very much for your review. Your words and comments, so keen, will certainly help us to improve the logistic and some aspects of the hotel. We are happy you enjoied your stay and look forward to see you again in the near future. Pura Vida. info@hotel-ladolcevita.biz More

Warrington, United Kingdom
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126 reviews 126 reviews
48 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

This little hotel is a lovely find, right on the beautiful Playa Esterillos. Rooms have a kitchen, sofa, bedroom and small bathroom and are clean, comfortable and well air conditioned. The hosts could not be more helpful and served a fresh continental breakfast to us on our patio. They also recommended a good restaurant within walking distance ( Los Almendros).... More

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

Dear Friends, thank you so much for your warm review. All our staff is very proud of your comments. In our hotel we share all reviews on a daily basis and words like yours push all of us to give the very best service and experience we can. We look forward to your next visit to Costa Rica and La... More

Ponca City, Oklahoma
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for our first few days in Costa Rica. It's a no-frills hotel, but it is very neat, very clean, safe, and the staff is super helpful and friendly. The hotel sits directly on the beach, perfect for an early morning swim or to watch the sunset in the evening. Emilio and Jasmine took great... More

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

Dear Friends, thank you very much for your warm review. We are glad to know that you enjoyed what La Dolce Vita has to offer.Your words will motivate us to make always the best for our guests! We are looking forward for your next trip to Costa Rica and to the hotel. Best Regards. 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*
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Also Known As:
La Dolce Vita Jaco
La Dolce Vita Costa Rica/Jaco

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The Hotel "La Dolce Vita" is located on the beach in Esterillos Oeste, Jaco, facing the shore of the Pacific Ocean. The Hotel, with its seven apartments facing a wonderful garden, is a new, first class construction building offering all comforts. Each apartment has patio/deck, terrazzo-balcony and is smartly furnished, bathroom with hot water, air conditioning, fan, kitchen, fridge with up to 4 beds. ... more   less 
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