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Hotel Carolina

Main Street, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
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Ranked #12 of 15 hotels in Puerto Jimenez
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We returned from Corcovado in the late afternoon and needed a place to stay for the night. The hotel is a basic, functional, main street establishment. We found the rooms large, clean and the AC was fine. There is an inner courtyard for parking your rental car off the street. Price was very reasonable.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

If you are traveling on a budget and just need somewhere to sleep in the evenings then I would recommend this place. The newer rooms upstairs are nicer but slightly more noisy. My boyfriend and I stayed here for two nights as we did a day trip to the Cocorvada National Park and there seemed little point in spending more... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

We arrived the hotel by accident cause we got to puerto Jimenez at night and Carolina was the first hotel we saw. The room with AC is stinky and like a dump,the hotel is on the Main Street and near all the bar ,very very noisy we could not sleep at all,we got towel with stains on them,and the shower... More

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Blue Hill, Maine
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

We used Carolina's as our back up plan and were not disappointed. They are friendly and for $24 what more can you want? It's in the middle of town and if you stay away from the rooms facing the street it's fairly quiet.

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Jensen Beach, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

lived around here for nearly 20 years. sometimes need to stay in town for business the next day, or when the rivers are up and we can't get home. It's on the main street, and so is very noisy and almost impossible to sleep at night, even in an 'air conditioned' room (with a 15 year old window-shaker unit). Bathrooms... More

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Vancouver, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

Puerto Jimenez really was my least favorite town in Costa Rica... It's kind of an odd, boring little place. If you're heading off to Corcovado, you just might have to stay the night. If so, this place is all right. Nothing to write home about, but at least you won't be eaten by bed bugs... and its fairly clean. The... More

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Panama City, Panama
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2010

If you're a traveler on a budget, and you're just looking for a place to stay for a night, then Hotel Carolina is right for you. I stayed there with my father for one night, before we left for Carate, in order to head out for the Corcovado National Park. The rooms were clean and had air conditioning and clean... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2009

This hostel was in the perfect location for the whole of Jimenez. Unfortunately it wanst the greatest place in the world. Rooms were dark and didn't seem very secure. The door frame to my bathroom had been taken away by termites and my food from the bakery was swarmed in ants in no time. The balcony looking over the main... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2008

During our stay, someone entered our room with a key and stole money from our room twice. We strongly suspect the hotel owner to have done it. Also the police told us, that the same happened to many other travelers before in the same hotel. The police suspects also that the hotel owner is to blame for it. We also... More

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Address: Main Street, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Puerto Jimenez
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Airport Transportation
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Ranked #12 of 15 hotels in Puerto Jimenez
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