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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Nice place to stay. Clean spacious villas near the beach. Safe and clean. The pool is nice when it is clean but small. Grounds are beautiful. Ownership is mean and grumpy as others have said. Nearby food spots are soda Marcell, and Sol Y Mar

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Oakville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

Outstanding beach, food, weather, customer service, room & cleanliness. Very congested beach with 4 am arrival necessary to secure a chair. Resort caters to children. Our 4th & last visit. Substandard adult entertainment. Block 92 must endure booming music until 10:30 pm. Worrisome to see Haitian labourers working 12 hrs straight in blazing sun for a pittance without breaks. Ensure... More 

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Oromocto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

We are writing this review to let everyone know how very special the Esmeralda Punta Cana really is! We have just returned from year number 7 at our home away from home - The Esmeralda Punta Cana. As always our stay was exceptional, perfect and totally relaxing. Our Dominican Family welcomed us with warm hearts and huge smiles. The experience... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

Stayed from the 13th to 16th of feb 2016. We were a group of 9. So the $160 per night for the suite was a great price. But the whole house was dark. The lighting is horrible. My room had a door that was suppose to open to the patio, but they didn't have a key for it. They could... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Recently spent a week in gran bAhia Esmeralda from July 16-23 2015 staff very courteous wished check in was smoother as I took an earlier flight to arrive at 11:15 but wasn't in hotel room till 14:30 considering check in isn't until 3:00Pm there is no incentive to arrive early at check in hotel staff lost my daughters luggage. And... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We stayed at the suite of the hotel (3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms) for $150USD per night. We considered it a bit overpriced... We looked at the other rooms (one little apartment for $80 and one plain room for $60), but they were too dark, almost no windows and very small for that price. Since we were 5 people (germans and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

I was 1 time here, the place are not so good, the pool is small and you cannot make anything here, if you want a place ONLY for sleep, good, but if you want a confortable place Potrero have another better options. I remember they offer us a breakfast, THAT SUCKS !!! THE WORST BREACKFAST EVER !! I can recomend... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

We stayed here for three nights. Our first impression wasn't great because as previously stated, the owner is fairly grumpy for being in the land of Pura Vida. The room was simple. The A/C worked great and we were actually cold at night. However, there is only one top sheet on the bed. The bed wasn't the worst bed I've... More 

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San Ramón, Alajuela, Costa Rica
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Costa Rica is well recognized for the warm service and beautiful locations. The owners are disgusting nasty, very rude people. Foreigners that came here with a terrible attitude and think they can mistreat people as they please. we where told to be there a Friday before 8:00 pm cause they close at that time. We ask them to wait for... More 

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Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2011

Everyone was right, rude owners. We showed up a little before the 2pm and they wouldn't let us check in, in the high season I could understand but no one is really here right now. Forcing us to keep our valuables in the car as we killed time waiting for permission to check in. The pool is very small, it... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel & Villas Bahía Esmeralda has been recently constructed and is under Italian administration. It is located in the region of Guanacaste, in the North Pacific, only 3 Km away from Flamingo beach internationally known for it’s gorgeous beaches, for the it’s microclimate which is particularly favourable for all the aquatic activities throughout the year. The Hotel is surrounded by a lush tropical garden. A refreshing swimming pool is available for guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bahia Esmeralda

Address: 100 meters east of Plaza Deportiva Potrero, Playa Potrero, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Potrero
Price Range: $50 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bahia Esmeralda 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Bahia Esmeralda Santa Cruz
Bahia Esmeralda Costa Rica/Playa Potrero
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