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Hotel Praiamar

Costado este de la Plaza de Futbol de Cocal, Puntarenas 1000, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

We just spent a night here and found it to be a very clean, welcoming and pleasant place to stay. Only stayed one night as it was our in between point between landing in San Jose and taking the ferry over to Pacquera the next day so I didn't get to explore much around the hotel. However I will say... More 

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Namur, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The hotel itself is a nice place to stay but....as it is situated next to the main road out of Puntarenas the traffic noice is overwelming, specially during night time in the front rooms. The fact that it is situated near the main road means also that a lot of dust is coming into the front restaurant while you eat.... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The owners are very kind and helpful. They were wonderful hosts. We loved the pool area. It was like a little oasis and the kids had a great time swimming. The food was excellent (brazilian specialities). The private indoor parking was great. The room was very clean and the beds were confortable. There is noise coming from the street across... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

The Brazilian owners, Christina and Miguel, are wonderful hosts and manage an excellent hotel. Upon arrival, you are invited to join them in the beautiful, quiet courtyard with a welcome Caprihana! The courtyard provides a secluded area to enjoy the pool and/or spa, the outside lounge and the bar. Overall, the rooms are very clean, the service outstanding, the food... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The feel of this lovely, small hotel right on the beach is warm because of so much wood in the furnishings, walls, flooring. We were made to feel really welcome, including our 20 lb. dog. Because the restaurant was closed that Monday, we were given a glass of wine and told of good fish restaurants, especially Deliciosos which we highly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

So glad we saw this place on trip advisor! My husband is native to Costa Rica and we went there with our 2 daughters 5&3, and my sister in law. The owners were incredibly accommodating and very friendly! The son put pool toys in the pool for our girls, they had a blast! The room was very clean, and the... More 

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Benton City, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We stayed several days at the Praiamar waiting for our cruise to leave from Caldera. We were made to feel absolutely at home, fantastic service and great food at reasonable costs (breakfast included with stay). Cristina and MIguel were very warm and caring hosts the whole visit and could not do enough for us. Their recommended tours were also great... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We stayed for 1 night at this hotel. I must say that the price/value was not right but that there is opportunity for improvements. If they are fixed, it could be worth a stay, though probably not for a long stay. Negatives: - the toilet did not work 100% as the water tank did not always refill. It required a... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My husband and I stayed here with our 9-month-old son for 3 nights. Miguel and his mom, as well as other staff made us feel right at home and booked tours as well as negotiated shuttle transfers out of Puntarenas. The room had air conditioning and was well appointed with daily housekeeping. The property pool was cool and there was... More 

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Originally we were not going to stay at Hotel Praiamar because we had another reservation at another hotel nearby, but we had some problems. So Hotel Praiamar was recommened to us and so we went there. I was hesitant because I never had heard about the place, but I could not be so wrong. Once we entered we were quite... More 

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