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“Awesome beach property!” 5 of 5 stars
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Hotel Nine
3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Beach Front, 50mt south Condo Mar Arena | Puntarenas, Jaco, Costa Rica   |  
Hotel amenities
Ranked #1 of 22 Jaco B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Hollywood, Florida
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Awesome beach property!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

I had always gone to Jaco and went to different resorts... and they were all okay. Then I found out about Hotel Nine. Heard a lot of good things about it and went to check it out for myself. Wow. I had never been to a place in Jaco that was so close to the ocean. It's like right there. Every other hotel/resort I went to it was a little bit away. This is a few feet from the ocean.

It was a pretty nice day outside, so we relaxed on the lounge chairs that were provided by the hotel. That was a nice bonus. It was like our own private area. We also went into the pool, which was really nice. The waterfall and bar seats inside of the pool were pretty neat touches.

While we were there, we ate upstairs in the restaurant. The staff was so friendly and the food was really good! The waitress said everything was really good and she wasn't lying. After eating and hanging out for a few hours by the beach and pool, we went back upstairs and had some drinks. The bartender made us some great pina coladas and other good drinks. It was the perfect ending to a great day... Sitting upstairs in the restaurant at the bar and looking out the windows, which open, checking out the sunset and the waves.

If you're looking for a relaxing spot with everything you could possibly want within 100 feet of you (your room, restaurant, pool, and beach), this is the stop. Next time I am in Jaco, this is the place I am going. Won't even think about it twice.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
Austin, Texas
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Came back. This time took advantage of the honeymoon suite. Very nice.
Staff was still pleasant, and spoke English well, very important since my girl doesn't speak a lick of Spanish. Love the location, kind of secluded on the beach. Would def recommend and I plan on returning. Thanks for a great long weekend.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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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travelman321, Manager at Hotel Nine, responded to this review, May 14, 2013
The staff was so excited to have you both back. We appreciate all the good words and look forward to your next visit. Make sure you call the front desk to reserve your VIP room and we will have a Shuttle at the Airport waiting. Remember to take advantage of your complimentary Surf Lesson.

See you soon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Just got back from spending a night in the Hotel Nine in Jaco. This hotel is on the beach on the outskirts of Jaco. Just far enough out to get away from the crowd, but you can walk to town on the road or the beach. This is a small, intimate property. It's a great place for couples or a family. What makes this property really special is the staff. I was there one night and the next morning I felt like family. The service was outstanding and the smiles plentiful. It is very good value for the money. Breakfast is included in the price. Coffee and breakfast overlooking the ocean and hearing the waves is a great experience. I will be back.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled solo
    • 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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travelman321, Manager at Hotel Nine, responded to this review, May 14, 2013
We can not wait for you to come back. The staff said you were so kind to them and to say Hi. Please let us know hen you are returning so we can pick you up from the Airport.

Thanks again

Pura Vida
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Deltona, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Nice hotel by the beach with great rooms, nice pool, hot tub and restaurant. The staff was great and very helpful. There is limited parking on site and there is always someone there looking out for security. Breakfast at the restaurant was good and reasonably priced. The views were great. The only downside was finding the place, signs a limited and the entrance is right off the beach. Be sure to get the close up map from their website before you head out there it will save a lot of time.

Would I stay here again? Yes.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Heredia, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

this is the most beautiful place in jaco beach costa rica.

all year is summer, the place is incredibly safe, the service people are great, the food is amazing and what is best in this place, everything is very cheap!

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 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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Crystal Lake, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

We had a wonderful time at this hotel! It is right on the beach in the area of the beach where it is fun and safe for children to play in the waves boogie boarding and surfing! The best surfing lessons in Jaco are done right out front of this hotel! The food was great! and the people who own and run the hotel are super friendly! We are from the Chicago area and will be coming back to stay here! We miss the beautiful sunsets already and the yoga on the beach! Hi Gloria and John! Its Maria!

  • Stayed March 2013, 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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San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

I loved the location of this hotel, it´s right in front of the beach, the beach it´s very clean and full of surfers, but during the night it´s quiet. The hotel is very nice, loved the pool, queen size bed, with a charming beach view bar.
The staff is friendly, the surfer guys are awesome teachers, the lady in the bar it´s great and they have good food. If you go there look for Gloriana, customer service, she is a lot of fun to be with, and will help you with anything you need.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Hotel Nine

Address: Beach Front, 50mt south Condo Mar Arena | Puntarenas, Jaco, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 22 B&Bs / Inns in Jaco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Nine 3*
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to " THE 9", the Premier Boutique Hotel in Playa Jaco, Costa Rica. At "THE 9" we have a beautiful Swimming Pool with 5 cascading waterfalls. Our swim up pool bar is a refreshing place for a Margarita in the afternoon. Enjoy spectacular sunsets. At night, relax in our Jacuzzi. Then fall asleep to the sound of Pacific Ocean waves breaking on the beach. "AT THE 9 RESTAURANT & BAR" ... more   less 
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