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Del Hotel Cafe De Paris 400 Suroeste y 150 al Este, Nosara, Costa Rica (Formerly Harbor Reef Lodge)
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Harbor Reef Surf Resort
Ranked #6 of 20 Hotels in Nosara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sauble Beach, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars NEW

Our family of 3 stayed in the Pelada Family Room the first week of Feb. It was nothing fancy but it did the trick. Our room was as close to the restaurant as you can get. I would caution that you do hear music and chatter from the restaurant and pool area and that there is a road that runs... More 

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Norwell, Massachusetts
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We just returned from a great week at Harbor Reef! It's in a nice location in Nosara so that you can walk to the beach and restaurants. We loved our accommodations (2 bedrooms, 2 bath, kitchen) and the property was clean and well maintained. The restaurant on the property is good...we had breakfast there everyday and dinner once or twice... More 

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Jon C, General Manager at Harbor Reef Surf Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review of Harbor Reef! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Thanks for the kind words about our restaurant, we really appreciate it! We are glad you enjoyed your quad tour as well with our quad manager, David. Its a great way to see the area and to see locations in the area... More 

Barrie, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Found location excellent easy to walk to everything, all staff was pleasant & very helpful. Staff in front office always gave us great advice for booking our outings or steering us in the right directions to places we wished to explore. Resort kept really clean, restaurant & bar was good ! Would not hesitate to stay at harbor reef again.... More 

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Jon C, General Manager at Harbor Reef Surf Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review of Harbor Reef! We really appreciate you taking the time to post in this forum for others to read about your experience. We are glad enjoy our easy access to the waves at Playa Guiones and our friendly staff. We hope you will consider our hotel again when your travel plans allow.... More 

South Hamilton, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our stay. The staff was excellent and always pleasant. 5 of us stayed in a one bedroom suite. Short walk to the beach. Swim up bar is a nice touch. Food was very good. Can't wait to come back.

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Jon C, General Manager at Harbor Reef Surf Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great review of Harbor Reef! We really appreciate you taking the time to write in this forum about your experience for others to read. We realize you have choices when it comes to travel and we really appreciate you choosing Harbor Reef. We hope you will consider us again when your travel plans allow.... More 

Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Go there for their taco Tuesday, but go early!!! We stayed in their 2 bedroom apartment. It was great for our family: I surfed, my wife did yoga, and our 10 month old daughter enjoyed the pool! The staff are very helpful and accommodating!

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Jon C, General Manager at Harbor Reef Surf Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review of Harbor Reef! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Thanks also for the great comments about Taco Tuesday and our friendly staff! We are constantly working hard so that are guests have a memorable and enjoyable stay. We hope you will consider us again for future vacations. Until next time, Pura... More 

Anaheim Hills, California, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I just had another perfect time at the Harbor Reef. Stay here so you can walk to the beach, hang out with the other guests and locals in the bar/restaurant or by the pool and enjoy all that Nosara has to offer.

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Jon C, Manager at Harbor Reef Surf Resort, responded to this review

Once again thank you so much for your great review of our hotel! We appreciate you visiting us year in and year out and noticing the changes we make each year. We are also delighted you were able to enjoy one of our most popular rooms, the Marbella Suite. It has become quite the hit here at our hotel. Thanks... More 

Positano, Italy
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Harbor Reef Restaurant for one of our last dinners in Nosara. It was recommended that we come on Tuesday for 2for1 margaritas, but that didn't work out due to other plans. Instead we visited on a Thursday night (early). The restaurant is hidden back slightly off the road and it opens up to a really cute jungle... More 

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Jon C, Manager at Harbor Reef Surf Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review of our restaurant/bar here at the Harbor Reef Surf Resort. We appreciate you stopping in on your vacation and enjoying our laid back vibe. For sure next time you are in town you will need to come enjoy a Taco Tuesday! Its too much fun not to and its super easy on the wallet to... More 

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this restaurant with friends. It's the perfect place for lunch and/or a drink after the beach. Food was good, drinks were great, and the pool bar made it even better. Carlos and Jordani were awesome bartenders. Ask for a chiliguaro or caipitica, you won't be disappointed.

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Jon C, Manager at Harbor Reef Surf Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your review of the Reef restaurant here at the Harbor Reef Surf Resort! We are delighted you enjoyed the vibe and our friendly staff. Sounds like you also got to enjoy one of our delicious chili guaros - they have become quite popular! Next time you are in town we hope you will stop by again and see... More 

New York
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place. Just came back from my second stay (the first was last year). I'ts the best place in Nosara for two reasons; people and place. To start with the place, it suits me to a T. 10 minutes from the beach, but has a jungle-ish feeling with beautiful trees and plants throughout the property, all connected with... More 

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Jon C, Manager at Harbor Reef Surf Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great, detailed review of our hotel! It was once again a great pleasure serving you. We are delighted you have chosen to stay with us again! It always nice to get feedback from our repeat guests. From year to year our goals remain the same as we continue to upgrade our facility to make... More 

Saratoga Springs, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I wanted one night to ourselves and chose the harbor reef restaurant. They had a blackened tuna special that caught our eye. It turned out to be the best seared tuna I have ever had. It was unreal. My wife got an Alfredo dish that she really liked, and the fish ceviche was great as a starter.... More 

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Jon C, Manager at Harbor Reef Surf Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review of our restaurant here at Harbor Reef! We appreciate the feedback from such a seasoned traveler like yourself. We are glad you decided to stop by with all the great restaurants here in Nosara. We've been really happy with the direction our restaurant has taken this season under our new manager, Danny. Feel free to... More 

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Address: Del Hotel Cafe De Paris 400 Suroeste y 150 al Este, Nosara, Costa Rica (Formerly Harbor Reef Lodge)
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Nosara
Number of rooms: 22
Also Known As:
Harbor Reef Hotel Nosara
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Nosara
#4 Family Hotel in Nosara
#4 Romantic Hotel in Nosara

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