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Hotel La Isla

P.O. Box 472-1007 Centro Colon | Palo Seco Beach, Parrita, 1 Miles East From the School, Parrita, Costa Rica
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Ranked #5 of 6 hotels in Parrita
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014
Reaine W Bushnell, Illinois
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bushnell, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I was currently in Costa Rica in a Tour with 6 of my high school students and others from Oregon, California & Texas. We arrived & there was nothing around but after one night, my students were wanting to finish the trip here. They listened to what the students from another tour and ours said about having music to dance... More

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Somerset, New Jersey
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15 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

This place may have been nice once, but it no longer is! I've been to Costa Rica twice, and have stayed in 9 different hotels and lodges, and this was by far the worst! While it is "on the beach", the water is too rough to swim safely in. That being said, there is a pool, but it looked as... More

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Concord, New Hampshire
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76 reviews 76 reviews
18 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

I went to this hotel with a group of students on a tour and would not go back again! This hotel needs some MAJOR overhauls / updating. The rooms were okay with plenty of room, but it definitely looked dingy. The mat for the bathroom looked like it hadn't been washed in weeks, and the furniture in the hotel room... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Hotel La Isla- Sally Delgado manager My family had a wonderful week stay at this hotel. The hotel is on a mostly deserted stretch of beach with beautiful grounds, restaurant, bar and pool. The location bordering the ocean, a mangrove estuary and trees and vegetation means there is lots of bird watching on site. The extensive complementary Costa Rican breakfast... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

I organized a group of more than 100 people to stay at this hotel and it was great. The hotel facilities are a outdated, but everything is clean and tidy, and the service made up for it! Hotel staff where super friendly, efficient and eager to help, I did not need to be on top of them at all, everything... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

The food is very good, although not always on time. The hotel is in good shape. The best thing about the hotel is the location. It is great place to disconnect and surf. The rooms are very clean and so are the bathrooms.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

I with a group of students stayed at this hotel and it was the worse stay ever. It is unclean and we suffered from bug bites that were said to be termites but not sure really what they were. Food awful. Staff rude and mad when we left early. Stay here ruined my Costa Rica experience. I would never recommend... More

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Denver, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I stayed at this hotel as part of an EF Tours school tour group. We stayed in some fun, off-the-beaten-path hotels during our trip. But this hotel, was a little too low-end, in my opinion. It's in a remote location, and is close to a beautiful beach. But it was made very clear that this section of beach is extremely... More

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Ocala, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

AS a single woman traveling through Costa Rica, I had many concerns...safety was foremost, I stayed at many hotels there and one in particular stands out. La Isla hotel on Isla Palo Seco was one of the best places I stayed. Sally the owner, (I think) greeted me in English when I arrive....for me a plus, since my Spanish is... More

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Holbrook, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

This hotel is on a very remote beach in Paleo Seco, Costa Rica. I found the hotel to be very clean and safe, although it is an older dated resort, it fits its location perfectly. I would even say it's the place to go when you want to totally "unplug yourself". The ocean beach in front of the hotel is... More

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Address: P.O. Box 472-1007 Centro Colon | Palo Seco Beach, Parrita, 1 Miles East From the School, Parrita, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Parrita
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Beach Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Featuring an extensive, lush garden, 2 outdoor swimming pools and a hot tub, Hotel La Isla is located just 50 metres from Playa Palo Seco Beach and offers private access to it. We offer standard hotel rooms and mini-apartments all of them with air conditioning,private bathroom with free toiletries and hot water. Hotel rooms has two standard beds, air conditioning, private bathroom and furnish made with teak wood. Mini apartments also feature a living area,two bedrooms (one with a couple of single beds and other with a couple of bunkbeds, garden views and a kitchenette with microwave, fridge and coffee maker. The on-site restaurant serves international cuisine and local dishes and features a special diet menu. There is also a snack bar. Many activities such as football, volleyball and ping pong can be arranged on site, and a billiard table is available. Guests can also have a relaxing massage treatment. This property is 27 KM from Manuel Antonio National Park and 30 minutes' drive from Jaco town and beach and its nightlife. Juan Santamaria International Airport is a 90 minutes' drive away ... more   less 
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