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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
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Amazing beautiful place in what literally feels like paradise! Super friendly people that make you feel at home, great costumer service, the hotel is beautiful and the prices completely affordable. Nothing like waking up to see the sea and surfers out your window ;)...If you are coming to Playa Hermosa, this is definitively the place to stay!

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MareaBrava, Director General at Marea Brava, responded to this review

Hello Paola, Thank you for your comment on Trip Advisor! We are very happy to know that you enjyed it! We try are best to great that paradise sensation once you arrive to our little paradise! We hope to see again! Greets from Playa hermosa!! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We were driving for a couple of hours and arrived to what seem the perfect place to stay. Receptionist gave us a great vibe, she was very nice. We took a look at the pool and knew we had to stay here. Our room was amazing with a great view and... The beds were incredibly comfy. Beautiful hotel! Oh and... More 

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MareaBrava, Director General at Marea Brava, responded to this review
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Hola Laura, Gracias por tu comentario en Trip Advisor. Nos alegra que hallas sentido buena vibra, para nosotros es lo... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

This place is exactly what we needed after a long day of traveling. Not knowing where we where staying we stumbled upon this great place. The staff was great and we where convinced this was the perfect place. The hotel looked beautiful at night. We got a great room right on the beach. Balcony, comfortable couches everywhere, beautiful and clean... More 

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

Hello, Thank you for sharing your nice comments on our TripAdvisor! It's great to know that you liked our Penthouse, facilities, friendly staff and location. At Marea Brava, we aim at providing our guests with warm welcome and quality services at great value for money for a wonderful experience. Best Regards, Hotel Marea Brava More 

Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

My friends and I stayed in a villa with an ocean view and had the best time. Everything was perfect, from price to comodities. It is a very relaxing area and very good location. Definitely would come back and highly recommend it.

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MareaBrava, Director General at Marea Brava, responded to this review
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Hola Valeria, Muchas gracias por tu comentario! Estamos contentos de que halláis disfrutado con nuestro Hotel. Esperamos su regreso! Saludos... More 

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Principles of management and marketing fused their efforts into the customer experience to build a strong profitable customer relationship. Unfortunately, for this particular hotel that is not the case. We reserved our room the day prior to check-in with a quoted price, upon check-in we were told that if you’re paying with a card they charge an extra percentage over... More 

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

Hello, I am very sorry about what happened. We always try to make good prices for our clients specially during the week days. There was a 40% discount applied on the price we offered, so we assumed you would pay directly. But it was our fault to not of clarify that with you earlier in the day when you called.... More 

San José, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

If you want to visit Costa Rica's Pacific Central region this is the place. Price are good, the accomodations are great, the villas are fully equiped with everything you need, the suites are great as well, waking up and having breakfast right in front of the ocean is a wonderfull experience. I've been there several times, personel is kind, environment... More 

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MareaBrava, Gerente at Marea Brava, responded to this review

Hello, Very happy to hear that you enjoyied your time with us. We love the idea that you had a great time. Thank you for your nice comment, we hope to see you soon! Greets, Hotel Marea Brava More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

In the 8 times I've came came to Costa Rica this is definitely the best place I've stayed room c5 the most insane ocean view right on the beach two bedrooms full kitchen granit and comfy beds it's like bringing my house to Costa Rica found this place on my last trip here and would never come to Costa Rica... More 

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MareaBrava, Gerente at Marea Brava, responded to this review

Hello, We are very enthusiastic about your experience. We really try our best to give that familiar jet fresh sensation once you enter are apartments. I do agree that one of the best waves of all Playa Hermosa is right in front of are Hotel. Thank you for sharing your vacatión with us. You're always welcome to stay with us... More 

Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

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 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 

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