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Alamar Aparthotel

Paseo de los Turistas, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
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Tacoma, Washington
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

PPuntarenas is a grimy city, but the hotel was nice. It's a beach town, and this is a beach hotel. The pool was refreshing, but the hot tub wasn't very hot. It was more of a warm tub. Overall, it was a great experience, but only if you're wanting to be at the beach a lot.

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Kronberg im Taunus, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

We picked this hotel because we had a late ferry from Nicoya. The building and its rooms are in need of renovation, and the staff appeared disorganized. To give an example, they forgot to open the parking, after having told us they would so so... Breakfast (included in our rate) is extremely limited: coffee, juice, gallo pinto, scrambled eggs, fruit.... More 

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Thank LordRawdon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

This hotel has been my headquarters when I need to travel to Puntarenas. Is has a great location, nice and clean rooms, friendly staff. They always serve a nice and tasty breakfast. Highly recomended!

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I have been coming to Alamar for the last 20 years , for business and for pleasure. Food, staff ( Eduardo) , kitchen ( Francisco) and everyone else very friendly and professional. Rooms are Always clean , cool and equipped with every item a traveler may need. This is the best value you can get for the money. All the... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Stayed at the hotel for over a month thru a study abroad program and was quite impressed. Service was great and the toilets are able to flush toilet paper. A huge win in central America! The restaurant served good food and cheap cerveza's. The rooms are accommodating with fans but no AC. A lot of bugs around tho. Do not... More 

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Ojochal, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Located directly across the street from the Beach, this hotel is a nice option for a night or two away from the City (only an hour and 15 minutes from San Jose). Touted as the closest Beach to San Jose, Puntarenas is really making strides (new Boardwalk along the beach, lighting, etc.) I found this hotel next to Las Brisas... More 

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Tampa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I checked in at 8:30pm. Toted my bags in off the street as the parking was out back. Asked about the restaurant and they told me it closed at 9pm. By the time I sat down, it was 8:45pm and the server told me that I could have ceviche or a sandwich. I asked if there was somewhere close I... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

I didn't actually stay at this place, but checked it out, comparing it to the place I stayed next door (Las Brisas). The common areas at the Alamar were quite well tended, and the pool area was lovely. the restaurant was very attractive though I haven't a clue what the food was like. The reception staff were very courteous and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

Nice place with the beach right in front across the street. Room was clean, comfy, good cable and a flat screen. Staff is kind. Very well located as everything is at walking distance. It has a fenced parking lot. The place seems safe. The vault at the room is not attached to anything. It has a pool and a jacuzzi.... More 

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San Jose, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

If you need to stay in Puntarenas there really aren't a lot of options, and all of them will cost more than you wish you needed to spend. I fIew into San Jose too late to make the last ferry, so we were stuck. Of the places available, Hotel Alamar seemed the best value. They offer a locked parking lot,... More 

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