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Casa MarBella

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125 meters east and 25 meters north of Super Ronny's, Santa Teresa 5361, Costa Rica
Casa MarBella
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very clean, safe, and relaxing place. Located up the hill a bit along the main drag in Santa Teresa so you do not have to deal with the sounds of the noisy ATV's flying down the main road. The location was very convenient and the place was very nice. The staff was friendly and helpful. Very romantic atmosphere! The location... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our Family just returned from two weeks at Casa MarBella. On all of our previous family vacations we have rented private homes and I was a little nervous about giving up the privacy of a single family house and staying in a (albeit small) hotel. We were familiar with the area and Casa MarBella was close to where we had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, this hotel was exactly what we were looking for and more. It was extremely relaxing, had a great view of the jungle and ocean, and the rooms were great. It had an awesome beach vibe to it, and being from SoCal we couldn't have asked for more. We got a couples massage on the yoga deck and swam in... More 

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Vail, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently spent a week at Casa MarBella for a surf/yoga retreat and had an all around wonderful experience. The hotel was fantastic and a great please for our group to enjoy our time together. The hotel is in a great location and an easy walk to the beach, restaurants and shops. The owners Steph and Jim were welcoming, friendly... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been doing yoga retreats at Casa Marbella for the last 5 years and can't say enough about what a special spot this is. Jim and Stephanie have created a spot that offers beautiful, clean, and comfortable rooms and suites perfect for an intimate group like a yoga retreat. The yoga deck in the tree tops has the most beautiful... More 

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Stephanie B, Owner at Casa MarBella, responded to this review

Cher, Thank you so much for your kind words and continued support. It is truly a joy hosting you and your yoga retreats at our establishment. Positivity is in the air when your groups are here. We've had the great fortune to not only make friends with you, but also maintain a healthy and mutually beneficial business relationship. Not to... More 

Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stephanie and Jim know how to make you feel welcome. I didn't feel as if I was staying at a hotel. It more so felt I had the privilege of being a guest of this family. The eco friendly house is stunning and was a great space for our yoga retreat. I recommend the location, since you are not directly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Casa Marbella is such a unique and lovely change from the big chain hotels; it is personal, full of international guests, beautifully appointed in each unit, and located in a wonderful, local, small-town area where guests can not only enjoy all the typical "tourist" activities, but also get a real sense for the local flavor and culture of Costa Rica.... More 

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Stephanie B, Owner at Casa MarBella, responded to this review

Dear Becki, Thank you for giving us the opportunity to share our little bit of paradise with you. I enjoyed the nice conversation and time we spent together. Thanks for your compliment on Casa Marbella's uniqueness and class. We make great strides to try and be different than the big chain hotels, as well as other boutique hotels. A vast... More 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This was our first trip to Costa Rica and to Casa Marbella. We definitely want to return! The accommodations at the hotel are first-class. The luxury condo in which we stayed was tastefully appointed and decorated. It had everything we needed and was very comfortable. From our patio and from the pool deck, the view of the Pacific is spectacular.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We loved Casa Marabella, the rooms were great, Jim and Stephanie the owners fulfilled our every need and the views from the pool capture the essence of this beautiful slice of Costa Rica. We came for a few days but extended our stay for two weeks. We look forward to our next visit to Santa Teresa and Casa Marabella!

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Jamaica, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This Hotel is by far the best in the Mal Pais and Santa Teresa area. We would recommend it to anyone. It is so peaceful and the views are beyond amazing! It's the perfect location off the main road so you don't have the noise and you get the amazing views of the ocean, mountains, and sunsets. The whole staff... More 

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