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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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Santa Monica, California
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here with my GF. Very small property with a great view and just up from the main road. The rooms are clean and have AC. If you can book one of the suites they have a hammock over looking the ocean and have kitchenettes. My GF took surf lessons from Jim the owner and she had a great time.... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were more than pleasantly surprised with our stay at Casa Marbella. The staff are helpful and friendly. Mikey is available for surf lessons, which is a nice plus. The rooms are clean, with air conditioning. The pool is beautiful with a great view. There is a restaurant right next door (ask the front desk about it), that has some... More

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is amazing! I wish we had found it earlier! The staff is super friendly and helpful, the hotel is gorgeous, clean, and has an amazing view of the beach in the distance. It is a small walk down the hill to great restaurants and the grocery store. We had a gorgeous evening making dinner in our Santa Teresa... More

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my wife, three children, and my parents to Costa Rica for the first time this summer. My wife and I have enjoyed the country many times but this was the first time for the kids and my parents. We stayed in the 3 bedroom villa and my parents in the two bedroom below. It was perfect accommodations for... More

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent four nights at Casa Marbella in July 2014. Great property. Views from pool and yoga deck were fantastic. Room was large and clean. Staff were excellent. I am a beginner surfer and took lessons from Mikey each day. He picked different beaches and switched up times to take advantage of best conditions for me. Very centrally located as... More

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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 July 27, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

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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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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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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