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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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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
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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
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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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6 hotel reviews
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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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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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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We ate at the restaurant twice while staying at a house nearby. The atmosphere was beautiful and if you are there at the right time you can see the entire beach and sunset from your table. The food was good and the service very friendly. It's definitely one of the nicest places in the Bejuco/Esterillos area. This is minor, but... More 

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

Hi Daphne, Thank you for joining us recently for dinner. Your kinds words about our atmosphere, food and service are greatly appreciated and we are glad you got to take in sunset while dining! Your tiki torch suggestions are noted and we thank you for taking the time to share your feedback! Please come and see us again soon! More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Normally, after staying at a property like this I would tee one up and blast away. However, I am going to withhold my full displeasure of this property because new owners just purchased it in December and have big plans on the horizon. The deficiencies are too many to describe, but I would first recommend they walk throughout the property... 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 for sharing your thoughts. You are right, we are under new ownership and have big plans on the horizon. We are taking notes of your suggestions. Unfortunately we must do more than change a light bulb for those lights that are out. Updating wiring and improvements on other aspects of the... More 

Tallahassee, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

The place had great bones. The new owner admits the place needs upgrades and with her ability to keep it running she will make it happen The rooms are large and were clean. The pool area was very nice . But in both areas chairs and lounges are needed. The beach with fine black sand is wonderful. Again it needs... More 

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

Hello Maryanne, Thank you so much for being our welcomed guest and for taking the time to share your thoughts on your experience. We are very pleased that you enjoyed items like the beach, pool, rooms and food. Your other comments about us needing additional seating and some menu items being unavailable are all taken to heart and are a... More 

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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*
Number of rooms: 29
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