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Monterey Del Mar Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   West End of Air Strip | Canton Parrita, Provincia Puntarenas, Esterillos Este 6300, Costa Rica
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Ranked #4 of 5 hotels in Esterillos Este
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sclaireh Damascus, Maryland, USA
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited the Monterey Del Mar many, many times and have watched the locals of the San Jose area use this hotel on the weekends. The last few times I was there I could see a more and more the unhappy crew that I grew to love and look forward to visit. The rooms have continually gotten worse and... More

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Damascus, Maryland, USA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nancy welcomed us w open arms, showing us around. GORGEOUS location. Nice breakfast. Lovely pool setting looking out on the beach. We were pleased w the attention given us. They are obviously looking to bring this place back to how it was in its heyday.

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Sunny L, Public Relations Manager at Monterey Del Mar Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Sclaireh, Thank you so much for your review and your kind words about your recent experience at Monterey del Mar Hotel. We couldn't be more pleased that you enjoyed our pool area, breakfast, grounds and especially our service. Service is our priority and satisfied guests our mission! Please come visit us again soon! Kind regards, Monterey del Mar Staff More

Esterillos Este, Costa Rica
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

My husband and I sold everything we owned and took the plunge to move to Costa Rica without ever coming here. Upon our arrival, the first place we rented in Jaco just didn't work out for us. After an unexpected meeting with two realtors the next morning (Jeff and Margo Ackerman), they suggested we stay at the Monterey Del Mar... More

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Sunny L, Public Relations Manager at Monterey Del Mar Hotel, responded to this review

HI Sue & Dave, Thank you so much for your kind words and for joining us recently at Monterey del Mar! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience and look forward to welcoming you to the area. Please come by to see us again soon! Kind regards, Monterey del Mar Owners & Staff More

estarillos oeste
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Went to the hotel for breakfast and so enjoyed ourselves we keep going back. My mother is 90 and has traveled all over the world she says this is her favourite place.. The new owners are working on making it even better. There rooms are clean and very comfortable. my friends stay there all the time. keep up the good... More

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Sunny L, Public Relations Manager at Monterey Del Mar Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Sue, Thank you so much for your kind words patronage and taking the time to share your comments here. Our cherished guests are the reason we do what we do. It means so much to hear from you that you and your well-traveled mom enjoy the service and accommodations. Please come and see us again soon and if you... More

Marina del Rey, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

My husband and I stayed here recently for a short vacation and we had a fantastic time! The grounds and pool are beautiful, and the room was clean and comfortable (the bed was even more comfortable than our bed at home!). My favorite part of our time here was waking up in the morning, walking right out to the beach... More

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Atenas, Costa Rica
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Stayed for couple of days in April..beautiful beach..could use some beach chairs! Also no glasses in the room, very thirsty, got couple plastic glasses & ice from restaurant..the staff in there was very good & food was was much better with the new management. Room could use a spruce up & I would put in a small refrigerator. We did... More

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Sunny L, Public Relations Manager at Monterey Del Mar Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay with us and thank you for taking the time to make some comments. We are very pleased to here that you enjoyed the food and the surrounding beach. Now that we are under new ownership we are making upgrades and your suggestions will be taken under consideration. As for the cab rate you were... More

Vancouver, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Stayed here for several days and while I recommend it, the place is definitely in need of some repair. The staff are friendly and the rooms are clean. They could use a change of furniture in some rooms. The chairs were moldy so we removed ours to rid the room of the smell. We ate several meals at the restaurant... More

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Navarro, Cartago, Costa Rica
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

This was our first stay at Monterey Del Mar although we had eaten lunch there on a previous trip to the area. The hotel has new ownership and they are improving the physical plant and increasing the variety of the food, although I must say the food is very good now. The staff at the hotel were very friendly and... More

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Sunny L, Public Relations Manager at Monterey Del Mar Hotel, responded to this review

Jeff, Thank you for your recent stay with us and for taking the time to write a review. We couldn't be happier that you enjoyed your time with us and that you took note of our positive changes. Please come and see us again for lunch or stay! Sincerely, Monterey del Mar Hotel, Ownership & Staff More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

Friendly helpful caring staff. Extremely helpful owner there everyday to ensure life flows smoothly at the hotel. We walked right out to the beach from our room each day we stayed. Delicious food, beautiful and luxurious surroundings. We highly recommend this hotel to everyone who wants to enjoy the best of Costa Rica!

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Pauma Valley, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

During a recent visit to the area, we had several meals at Monterey Del Mar. The food was well presented, very good and the service was excellent. It is also the best place to watch the sunset anywhere on this beach, just perfect

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Address: West End of Air Strip | Canton Parrita, Provincia Puntarenas, Esterillos Este 6300, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Esterillos Este
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Monterey Del Mar Hotel 3*
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Monterey Del Mar Hotel Costa Rica/Esterillos Este

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Monterey del Mar Hotel, Restaurant & Spa is the gem of the Central Pacific Coast. Nestled between the popular destinations of Jaco and Manuel Antonio National Park, this boutique hotel offers a convenient location with the serenity of a secluded beach. The warm colors of the hotel and it's lush tropical gardens give way to a breathtaking, uninterrupted view of expansive Playa de Esterillos Este (Esterillos Este Beach).Enjoy swimming in our beautiful pool, a relaxed stroll on our cocoa-colored sand beach, go play in the waves, enjoy a delicious meal at our beachfront restaurant or ask our concierge to book an adventure tour for you. Amenities include: oceanfront rooms, elegant suites with private terraces, a beachfront restaurant with selections ranging from local fare to international favorites, spa services, air conditioning, hot water, free wifi in the lounge, satellite TV, room service and complimentary continental breakfast. As our welcomed guest you are our priority. We look forward to seeing you soon. ... more   less 
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