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“Pearl is understatement---a diamond!” 5 of 5 stars
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Parque Victoria | Puntarenas Centro, Puntarenas, Costa Rica   |  
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“Pearl is understatement---a diamond!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

A deep (or high) cut above the average Hostelworld fare and well worth the extra colones. It is set in a magnificently restored wooden mansion dating from 1920, replete with wooden louvres, wrought iron balconies and apparently 49 doors! It offers a view of the bay (with resident crocodile) from one side and the pretty Parque Victoria from the other. The verandah with its rocking chairs is great for people-watching. Michael and his wife are brilliant hosts and serve a healthy, fruity breakfast.

Puntarenas is not a first choice for tourists but as a living, working, Costa Rican town with no pretensions, it's well worth a stay.

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  • Stayed February 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 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: Parque Victoria | Puntarenas Centro, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Puntarenas
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Ranked #7 of 13 Specialty lodging in Puntarenas

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