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Bahia Esmeralda

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice staff but no commodities... no water in the rooms. I had little bit of ants in my room. I guess its normal when you have a room at ground level in costa rica ;). As for the owner he is very nice but the hotel rooms needs improvement. Oh yes bring earplugs its noisy early in the morning...

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bahiapotrero, Recepcionist at Bahia Esmeralda, responded to this review

Receive a warm greeting from all the staff of Hotel "Bahía Esmeralda" We thank you enormously for taking time of your precious time to write us this important opinion, which as all opinions serve us in great form to correct the errors that we may have and thus provide the best service as deserved all our clients. It is a...

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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bahiapotrero, Recepcionist at Bahia Esmeralda, responded to this review

Dear Daniel C, Thanks for your review, all I have to say is that we are sorry and let you know that we have a new owner. Regards, Hotel Bahía Esmeralda

San Jose, Costa Rica
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...

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bahiapotrero, Recepcionist at Bahia Esmeralda, responded to this review

Dear PPacayas, Thanks for your review! We are now in a new administratiom, we will take note of your words in order to give the best of us and bring the best experience to all our dear guests. Regards, Hotel Bahía Esmeralda

Montreal, Canada
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...

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bahiapotrero, Recepcionist at Bahia Esmeralda, responded to this review

Dear 712snappyguy, Thanks! I think you are talking about another hotel We are "Bahía Esmeralda" and we are located in Potrero beach, Guanacaste, Costa Rica, Central America. Regards, Hotel Bahía Esmeralda

San Jose, Costa Rica
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...

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bahiapotrero, Recepcionist at Bahia Esmeralda, responded to this review

Dear Lisa W Thanks for your review We are very sorry to read this, we want you to know that we are with a new administration, and even your review is negative, it is helpful for us to improve in order to give all our guests the best experience Regards, Hotel Bahía Esmeralda

Atenas, Costa Rica
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...

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bahiapotrero, Recepcionist at Bahia Esmeralda, responded to this review

Leo V There are plenty of activities to do in the area, you not only can sleep only but also rest and relax. We offered you a continental breakfast, which includes: a dish of fresh fruits, warm delicious costarican coffe, mermelaid, butter, orange juice and warm toasts. You knew it before to come. Regards, Hotel Bahía Esmeralda

Denver, Colorado
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...

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bahiapotrero, Recepcionist at Bahia Esmeralda, responded to this review

Der Leeah K Thanks for your review We are on a new administration, your words will help us to improve in order to give the guests a better experience. Regards, Bahía Esmeralda

Colorado
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...

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bahiapotrero, Recepcionist at Bahia Esmeralda, responded to this review

Dear places2gowithnoone2c, Check in time is at 02:00 pm, when is possible we give the rooms before 02:00 pm, but sometimes we can not. We do not have roosters here, the rooster are from our neighbors, Potrero is a rural nice and quiet town, where some people have some animals...also, we would like you to know, that we are on...

New Rochelle, NY
Reviewed August 31, 2010

While the lodging is decent, the owners are quite nasty people. When we arrived in the afternoon, they asked if we wanted to eat dinner there. I said yes. When we showed up for dinner, the husband informed us that most of the items on the menu weren't available, and we had to give at least two hours' advance notice...

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bahiapotrero, Recepcionist at Bahia Esmeralda, responded to this review

Dear hopester22, We apologize for all the disadvantages you had in your stay We are on a new administration, new owner. Regards, Hotel Bahía Esmeralda

Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed April 1, 2010

i am at the hotel at the moment and i am so enjoying staying here the room has pretty much everything you might need and one thing i love is that there are plug sockets everywhere so you can recharge you cell phone, lap top, camera and i pod at the same time. the italian restaurant of this hotel is...

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bahiapotrero, Recepcionist at Bahia Esmeralda, responded to this review

Dear Yune, Thanks for your review We are glad to know that your experience here was satisfated Regards, Hotel Bahía Esmeralda

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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 - $84 (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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