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Michael's Surfside Hotel

Paseo de los Turistas, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Clean, fresh and friendly. My family had an excellent time staying at the Michael's Surfside Hotel. We spent a lot of time on the beach, in front, and we are all red to prove it. The pool was also perfect. Oh, what fun! I think I need a vacation after the vacation. I would recommend this place to anyone. Who... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wow! Awesome value. Michael's is about half the price of the other hotels on the beach road. While there is no restaurant, the rooms do have kitchenettes, so we were able to save money there too. The staff and Michael are very friendly and helpful. We got great directions and tips about the area and things to do. Michael was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After traveling around the US and central america for almost 3 months and staying at several hostals and hotels it was a pleasure staying at Michael's Surfside Hotel. The rooms were spacious and across from the beach. The beach is empty most of the time, ideal for couples. The hotel also has a really nice pool. The owner of the... More 

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Pavas, San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On December 2013 we went to Puntarenas for just-for-the-day ride but decided to stay overnight, we went to several places before reaching to Michael's he was nice enough to give it a try. The kids liked it, my wife and I were ok with it, we were actually thankful we found a place in hihg season and no reservation whatsoever.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Isla del coco some time back and stayed at Michael's hotel. We had heard of great scuba diving experience on this place and really looked forward to it. The place did not let us down. We were amazed with the natural beauty, its actually the eighth wonder of the world. We stayed here for more than two weeks... More 

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Wilton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We were returning from the south peninsula by bus and ferry and wanted a night to rest before heading into the mountains so we booked a room at Michael's. It was dark when we arrived but the view of the beach and promenade from our room was excellent. We got a great nights sleep! I wish we had time to... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We took our family to a 7 day vacation in costa rica. After searching the web a bit we found Michael's Surfside Hotel in Puntarenas. We read some review and decided that the price is reasonable and all was well. The hotel was SO beautiful! Everything was clean and in order, more than expected.The highlight is the beach which was... More 

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South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I recently stayed at Michael's Surfside Hotel for 4 nights in the Luxury Apartment with my family. The hotel was beautiful and the staff were friendly and helpful. We enjoyed the gorgeous beach to our hearts desire! The room: It was very clean and nice, and the price was quite reasonable for what we got. We spent a lot of... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We stayed at Michael's surf side in the family room. Yes the rooms seems like they are coming from the 60's but we saw no mosquitos or cockroaches :-) we did not use the "kitchen", it was not very clean. Puntarenas is not a nice city anymore. You only go there if you need to take the ferry, that's it.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Our trip to Puntarenas and Michael's Surfside Hotel were disappointing at best. The police escorted us to our hotel room while walking there from the bus stop (which was more than a mile away). The room was outdated and smelled of mildew. The TV was broken and the "free wifi" was only available around the pool. Although it was located... More 

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Address: Paseo de los Turistas, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Puntarenas
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Number of rooms: 8
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