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Marea Brava

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Playa Hermosa Beachfront, 2 Blocks off Main Road | Playa Hermosa -Jaco, Playa Hermosa 4023, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Marea Brava has the best accommodations, service and location in all of Playa Hermosa. It is tucked away at the north end of the beach, away from the crowds. It the most secure and safe place there. An added bonus is that the grounds are impeccably maintained.

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MareaBrava, Gerente at Marea Brava, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for the nice review. We are happy that you liked are Hotel Marea Brava and appreciate are efforts to create this friendly paradise. We hope to see you soon! Pura vida! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My family and I stayed there over christmas break. Our room was great with a beautiful view of the ocean. The staff was the best part, they were so helpful. We were away for all the crowds and really enjoyed the peace and quiet.

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MareaBrava, Gerente at Marea Brava, responded to this review

Hello, We are very greatfull that you enjoyied your time with us. It ia a treat for us to hear that you felt the good vibe with in are Hotel Marea Brava. We try are best to make are hosts feel happy in this beautiful place. Thank you for the stay and we hope to see you again! Pura Vida! More 

Coquitlam, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

From the reviews and pictures here I was very pleased with the location and the view. But then we got the room. I grant that it was large and clean but it was lacking. There was no hot water. The beds were old and rough. There were no supplies in the kitchen. It was just that the price paid didn't... More 

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MareaBrava, Gerente at Marea Brava, responded to this review

Hello, Are Hotel hadnt been well managed for a few years and now its starting to come back. We agree that things have to be replaced and changed. Please leave your email beacuse we welcome you to stay again in are Hotel so you can see the improvements that have already been made. We are putting now lot of time... More 

Maine
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Stayed for 3 nights with my family and had a wonderful time. If you need room service and enjoy someone pampering you then take a cruise. But if you want to enjoy the beach in a sleepy little town with beautiful ocean views then this is your place. We stayed in a 3 bedroom penthouse with ocean views from the... More 

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MareaBrava, Director de Recepción at Marea Brava, responded to this review
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Buenos Dias! Gracias por su comentario Hacia nuestro Hotel. atravez de su comentario hace que nuestrotro hotel siga avanzando hacia... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Had another great vacation at Marea Brava. Staff treated us great again, beach was in our backyard, plenty of restaurants to walk to and market as well. Place is super nice you really get what u pay for here. This is my second time back here and will stay here again if go back to Hemosa. Great waves right near... More 

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MareaBrava, Director de Recepción at Marea Brava, responded to this review
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Gracias! por sus comentario. Es de ayuda recibir de su parte su opinión al respecto de nuestro Hotel Marea Brava. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

At first when I called, I felt like I got a great deal. After our stay, we decided we are going to look for a different place to stay next time we go down there. We got a condo for 8 people for a great price, but when we got there, we had to wait for our room for over... More 

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MareaBrava, Director de Recepción at Marea Brava, responded to this review
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Buenos Dias! Gracias por tomarse su tiempo y dejarnos su comentario hacia nuestro Hotel. su comentario es muy importante para... More 

Albany, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

These people could not take better care of your every need. Recommendations on activities, restaurants and a personal driver. Our family traveled as 9 adults. We did white water rafting, zip lines(through waterfalls), free range monkey preserve and hot springs. Loved every minute!

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MareaBrava, Director de Recepción at Marea Brava, responded to this review

Thanks for writting to us.y.... your commented is very importand to us as Hotel... we are hoping u wull visist us sooner.. Thanks! Cesar Martinez / Director de Recepcion More 

Sherburne, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Wonderful place and amazing location. I've never enjoyed a holiday more and we stayed for 12 nights. The staff was great, friendly and helpful. Sure there are 5 star hotels which cater to your every need but at Marea Brava we felt like guests staying with family. Gorgeous on the ocean and pool sides. What more could anyone ask for.We'll... More 

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MareaBrava, Director de Recepción at Marea Brava, responded to this review

Thank u for taking your time to give us a review... we try to do our best to satifyed our customer. Thanks Cesar Martinez. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We need a place to stay and called to get a room. We received a return call and decided to stay there. It exceded our expectations. The things that mattered to us were great. Great location, great price, friendly staff, nice amenities, ect... The things that don't matter to us were so so. Needs an update? Sure it could use... More 

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MareaBrava, Gerente at Marea Brava, responded to this review

Dear friend, thank you very much for your warm review. It make us feel very proud to be part of the short list of savvy travelers like you and make us work even harder to stay as close as we can to excellency. . We hope to see you back soon with us. Have a great day. info@mareabravacostarica.com More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This hotel is in a wonderful location, looking directly over Playa Hermosa. The buildings have excellent structure, but the rooms are so outdated and uncomfortable. The leather sofas in our living area looked like they had been sat on by thousands. The bed sheets were of the very poorest quality; the kind that stick to your skin. The sheets on... More 

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MareaBrava, Director de Recepción at Marea Brava, responded to this review

Hello, Good Morning! we are very sorry if we made your vacación not welcome .... we are working to change and make eveything work in the best way to satify our customer... Thanks.. More 

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