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Monterey Del Mar Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
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 April 9, 2013
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    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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Raleigh, NC
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73 reviews 73 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

This is a very nice hotel on a beautiful beach! The beach is so wide here and a wonderful place to walk .... we were warned not to swim in the ocean, so we traveled to the Manuel Antonio National Park to swim in a beautiful little bay. Our room here was spacious and clean and we had reliable hot... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

The setting was amazing. It's right on the ocean, with beautiful sunsets. You can't swim in the ocean hear, but walking the beach is okay. The rooms were comfortable and clean. The grounds are full of flowers, birds and trees. You don't really want to spend much time in the room. The restaurant was open with a view of the... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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69 reviews 69 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013 via mobile

This is a wonderful oasis to get away from it all. Beautiful black sand beaches. The grounds are attractively designed and maintained. I found the rooms comfortable especially with the air conditioning and the bathroom clean. The beds are very comfy as well. I like the fact that the duvet cover is changed after each guest so you are not... More 

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Hermiston, Oregon
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

This quiet resort offers the traveler the opportunity to unwind in a beautiful environment. The rooms arecomfortable. The grounds are emaculate. The ocean is calm and beautiful. Beaware the water can be dangerous due to a undertow. The beach is great for walking.

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Rzeszow, Poland
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69 reviews 69 reviews
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

most wonderful grounds right on the edge of Esterillos Beach, an endless expanse of rolling waves (not recommended to swim unfortunately - but the pool is nice) the rooms are nice enough most with private patios and the dining is al fresco. we were however told not to go wandering on the beach at night by ourselves...and there was a... More 

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Gardnerville, Nevada
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110 reviews 110 reviews
25 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

Stayed here for 2 nights. Great beach with lots of sand dollars and other shells. Quiet spot with lovely pool and setting. Had an ocean facing room with great view. Food good but day waiters not so great. Bartender and waitress at night excellent. Mostly Tico guests which was nice. Would go back but a little pricey for the room.

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California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

Stayed at the hotel for two nights, but would have liked more time there. The grounds are beautiful, plus they have a lovely pool and being right on the beach was a plus. The rooms were very comfortable and clean. I was a little leery when I saw a review which said the place was showing signs of age. However,... More 

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Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

This hotel is definitely showing signs of age, but its location on one of the most beautiful beach areas on the west coast of Costa Rica makes that seem insignificant. The older cabins are fairly clean, but the hot water was rather unpredictable and the bathrooms were scruffy. The air conditioning was a blessing at night. The grounds and gardens... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013 via mobile

Just a 20 min drive from Jaco. We loved the pool and how close the hotel is from the beach. Breakfast was not special but ok. The room was just what we needed. Ac, tv, clean bathroom and confy beds. Next time I would like to stay in a room closer to the beach so We'll be back

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Jacó, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful sunset dinner at the Monterey Del Mar Hotel restaurant tonight. The food was delicious and fresh and the service was friendly and impeccable. I would highly recommend the restaurant and as a local will definitely return again.

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