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Casa MarBella

125 meters east and 25 meters north of Super Ronny's, Santa Teresa 5361, Costa Rica
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Casa MarBella
Ranked #5 of 25 hotels in Santa Teresa
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  • Location
    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
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Casa MarBella is a great little boutique hotel. Like other reviewers have said it's not perfect, but the pros far outweigh the cons in our opinion. It's location and views make it a prime spot. The service is excellent. Mikey and Ameline both helped us with whatever we needed, from surf lessons to excursion ideas and restaurant recommendations. The rooms... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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79 reviews 79 reviews
45 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very conveniently located hotel, that's almost a b&b, without any serious reception attendance at all. I would suspect that if there was a problem one day, its system would not be sufficient. Interestingly it seems to function well. You have the small infinity pool and somehow find drinks that you need and although there is no breakfast... More

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JimBubaloni, Owner at Casa MarBella, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for choosing Casa MarBella for your stay in Santa Teresa. As you stated, we are not perfect, but then again who is? We are a small boutique hotel specializing in individualized customer attention. Unlike many larger or chain hotels, we do not offer 24 hour reception. Our reception is open from 8AM until 5... More

Denver, Colorado
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Casa Marbella was absolutely perfect. We stayed in a 2BR suite with a full kitchen, one bathroom and a balcony. It was perfect for our group of 3. The shared pool area is gorgeous. The staff is excellent - we had a clogged drain and they fixed it asap, they were happy to set up a private driver to and... More

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Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Casa MarBella is walking distance to everything you need, yet still seems secluded and tranquil as it is up on hill over looking the tree canopies and ocean. The place is extremely well taken care of by a staff that is happy to help advise you on everything from good surf breaks to delicious restaurants. You can tell the owners... More

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Orlando, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Was my second stay at Casa MarBella, I could not choose a better place to stay in the Santa Teresa area. I have visited Costa Rica four times over the years, with out a doubt the nicest place I've stayed at. Jim and Stephanie always treat my friends and I like family. Minutes away from the beach and perfect waves,... More

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Orlando, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great atmosphere and setting, very clean, quite, great view and very nice staff. Plenty of things to do close by, beach is a short walk down the hill. Its a good place for a family, a couple or solo. Have no complaints and will be back next year.

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New Jersey
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This will be my 10th year going to Costa Rica and will shortly be my 7th time staying at Casa Marbella, so this is a long, overdue review. For me coming here isn't even about exploring Santa Teresa anymore. It's about pure relaxation. Casa Marbella is probably the cleanest, most well thought out hotel I've been to in Costa Rica.... More

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Encinitas, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We brought a group of 12 ppl from San Diego to Casa Marbella for a Yoga Retreat.. The view up the hill where casa marbella is located,,, is absolutely stunning.. Its quiet and super secure and jim and Steph plus their angelic daughter NYA were so helpful.. We had everything we needed right at our fingertips… Taxi, excursions, recommendations-- just... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I have to start of by saying thank you to the owners Stephanie and Jim. They were the most accommodating hosts to our whole party which included my mother, brother, 6 year old son, my boyfriend and I. The place was very clean, and had a cozy yet exotic feel to it. The pool view is to die for. One... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

My fiance and I visited Santa Teresa with another couple and stayed in one of the 3 bedroom apartments at Casa MarBella. The apartment was spacious, beautiful, and very clean. The best part was the terrace with the hammock overlooking the Pacific- your own slice of paradise. While the hotel is quite the uphill hike from the main road, it... More

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Address: 125 meters east and 25 meters north of Super Ronny's, Santa Teresa 5361, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Casa Marbella Santa Teresa
Casa Marbella Hotel Santa Teresa
Casa MarBella Costa Rica/Santa Teresa

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style
#2 Family Hotel in Santa Teresa #5 Romantic Hotel in Santa Teresa
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casa Marbella is a boutique style hotel centrally located in Santa Teresa, across the street from the beach on a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Our guests can enjoy all that Santa Teresa/Mal Pais has to offer in comfort, style and security. It is a place where visitors can hear howler monkeys while watching the immense blue Pacific with a cool drink in his hand. After relaxing, it is just a short stroll to the beach, shopping, night life, restaurants, etc. We offer ocean view rooms, suites and condominiums with A/C, kitchen, in-room safe and more. Right in front of your door you will enjoy our refreshing pool with infinity edge. ... more   less 
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