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“Wonderful Retreat” 5 of 5 stars
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Calle La Loma | Less than 10 min from San Jose Costa Rica airport, Alajuela, Costa Rica   |  
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Ranked #2 of 57 Alajuela B&B and Inns
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1 review
“Wonderful Retreat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

Stayed here the night before flying home. Minutes from the airport and wonderful restaurants. Very tastefully decorated and comfortable. Jody & Wilson made us feel right at home! Look forward to returning to Costa Rica and staying here again! Carol

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
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  • Service
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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Greensboro NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

We spent our last night in Costa Rica at the Casa Marin and wished we had known what a paradise it was sooner! This is truly a beautiful oasis!!! Complete with a cascading fountain into a serene pool framed by a gorgeous mosaic tile wall. There are 2 guest quarters - one designed as a perfect couples retreat, the other nicely furnished with 2 beds. The guest buildings are separated from each other for ultimate privacy. We loved our stay and wish it could have been longer. Jody and Wilson were fabulous hosts, assuring all our needs were met including snacks and cold drinks in the room, accompanying us to dinner, and wisking us to the airport at 5 a.m. with a variety breakfast-to-go that lasted us through our entire return trip. Arrive early so you can fully enjoy this property!!

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

I stayed at Casa Marin before flying out of SJO airport. It is really an oasis in the city. The airport is just minutes away, but within the walls of the compound are bright, beautiful places to stay, friendly hosts and a gorgeous swimming pool with a fountain and a large mosaic that takes you away. I love the gardens the colors and the thought that went into this place. Vegan / vegetarian friendly!!

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Calle La Loma | Less than 10 min from San Jose Costa Rica airport, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 57 B&Bs / Inns in Alajuela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Casa Marin B&B is located less than 10 minutes from the San Jose, SJO, airport. We are in Alajuela and are central to the volcanos, coffee plantations, waterfalls, botantical gardens and other tourist favorites. Casa Marin B&B is located in a tranquil, rural area of Alajuela, yet convenient to restaurants and shopping. We offer two poolside cabinas, one especially for couples, the other for a family of six. Casa Marin B&B is only an hour and a half from the Pacific Beach, two hours from La Fortuna and Volcano Arenal. We want the best possible vacation for our guests and are knowledgeable about hotels and tours in many areas of the country. ... more   less 
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Casa Marin B&B Costa Rica/Alajuela

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