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Marea Brava

3.0 of 5 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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Sherburne, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 The buildings have excellent structure, but the rooms are so outdated and uncomfortable.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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its a great place, very near from san jose, it has very nice condos, great pools, excellent custumer service...definitely is my favorite hotel in Playa Hermosa. And the price is very affordable for a costarrican so it may be a good price for a foreigner. Me gusta mucho, tiene muy cerca la playa y una vista muy linda. Quiero volver... More 

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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 

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful place to relax and unwind. The black sand beach was quiet and had plenty of room. Several hammocks in the shade will lead to a nice afternoon nap. One of the two pools were closed and the other was quite small. My biggest concern and complaint were the units. The walls/floors/showers/bedding all need renovating. The sheets were... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Hi folks, I was supposed to arrive at this hotel this past Nov 30th and two days before this, I called the hotel to ask a couple of things that were not too clear on their website but to my surprise, the lady that answered the phone let me know that although Expedia.com had confirmed my reservation, in reality they... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I visited marea brava and doesn't disappointed me. The villas are nice and equipped with the necessary stuff. The pool is clean and comfortable. A good place to spend a weekend near to San Jose and also cheaper than others places around.

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MareaBrava, Manager 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 

San Jose Metro, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

People from Marea Brava were very nice with us. We went on weekdays during low season and they upgrade us from a standard room to a condo in th third floor with an amazing ocean view. The hotel is right on the beach and the pool is great. They let us bring our dog just for a small charge. Thanks,... More 

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Estimados amigos, muchas gracias por su aporte, nos encanta saber que tuvieron un momento encantador en nuestras instalaciones, las mascotas... More 

Huntington Beach
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

We happened on this great place and luck was with us! The staff was awesome Keynar and Jamie (owner) made our stay easy and comfortable. We stayed in the hotel and the condos and both were homey, and great value! You can't beat the location! On the beach, pool to sand in 15 steps! No crowds, we ha the beach... More 

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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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights and we did not want to leave. Karla treated us very good, she was very nice. Service was excellent. We stayed in one of the condos. They have everything you need. The pool and beach are right there. We had an excellent stay. Thank you Marea Brava! We'll come back soon.

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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 

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Address: Playa Hermosa Beachfront, 2 Blocks off Main Road | Playa Hermosa -Jaco, Playa Hermosa 4023, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Playa Hermosa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Marea Brava 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Marea Brava Playa Hermosa
Marea Brava Costa Rica/Playa Hermosa

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