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Casa Marin B&B

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed November 26, 2013

Jody was so helpful before we even arrived, emailing advice and arranging transportation for us. We landed after 10pm and Wilson was waiting for us with a sign and a smile. The B&B is a short drive and we were warmly greeted by Jody when we got there. There's a minibar in the room with water and beer, and the...

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Costa Rica
Reviewed September 10, 2013

I live in Costa Rica and often travel out of the country and whenever I do, I always stay at Casa Marin. Jody, the owner, makes you feel at home and of course I LOVE the dolphin/mermaid theme to the place. I also send my clients to Casa Marin and everyone has been very happy. The rooms are clean and...

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Reviewed August 26, 2013

I can't say enough nice things about Casa Marin and Jody. Jody goes well above and beyond what I would expect from any hotel/B&B. Jody picked us up from the airport at 6:00 a.m. Knowing we were tired and hungry she stopped off at a little market so we could pick up some much needed coffee and snacks. Later in...

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
Reviewed August 6, 2013

After 9 days of traveling in the Costa Rican jungles, we found ourselves at Jodi's Casa Marin for our last night in town because it was so close to the airport. It was such a fantastic experience, the grounds were lovely, hummingbirds everywhere. Our shower had HOT water. It also included a little mini bar of water, beer and wine....

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Tutuila, American Samoa
Reviewed July 21, 2013

We've visited CR in April/Mai 2013 and started our trip with a one-night stay in Jodi's wonderful Casa Marin B&B paradise. Even though we had to wait a long time at the airport because our luggage did not arrive, Jodi was not only waiting patiently for us but drove us generously to Walmart to get us some clothes and food....

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San Diego, California
Reviewed July 20, 2013

What a welcoming place to stay! Not only was the place quiet, clean and spacious but the atmosphere relaxing. Our stay began with a smiling welcome from our hostess right outside the airport exit. This was helpful as when traveling to an unfamiliar destination it can be taxing to even keep track of the basics. Jodi made sure we had...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed July 18, 2013

We stayed at Casa Marin for four days scattered over a couple of weeks. The B&B is fairly close to the San Jose International Airport, but it is in a quiet neighborhood. So it's practical for those who need to catch an early morning flight, but without having to deal with the hustle and bustle of the city. The rooms...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed July 10, 2013

We can't say enough about Jody, the owner. Casa Marin is so close to the SJO airport, but a world away from the hustle and bustle of San Jose. The property has a beautiful pool and delightful rooms. Jody's personal touch is so obvious and she prepares the best breakfast we had during our nine day stay in Costa Rica....

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Reviewed June 30, 2013

I had a perfect experience here at Casa Marin. It is a quaint and beautifully kept B&B in Alajuela. I arrived in San Jose and was greeted right outside customs by the innkeeper Jody. She is a lovely American who moved down to CR a while back. Jody was very knowledgable about the area and knew of some places with...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed June 9, 2013

What an absolutely fantastic stay. I see that most reviews show this as a first night or last night place to stay. For the week I was in Costa Rica I made Casa Marin my home base. I rented a car (and GPS!) and made day trips every day. Prior to my arrival Jody made the arrangements for the rental...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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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 

Additional Information about Casa Marin B&B

Address: Calle La Loma | Less than 10 min from San Jose Costa Rica airport, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: $20 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Casa Marin B&B Costa Rica/Alajuela
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“We loved the room by the pool”
 of 5 bubbles evewitten, Jan 18, 2017 | Read review
“Good choice for a large family; the roomy Sirena where we stayed had 3 double beds”
 of 5 bubbles Live2travel45, Mar 6, 2015 | Read review
“Any room is a good room. These people are just so nice and the accomodations are very clean and comfortable., I felt like we were home.”
 of 5 bubbles 678lauras, Jan 8, 2015 | Read review
“The dolphin room is cute and even has its own mediation garden.”
 of 5 bubbles allisonc925, Nov 27, 2014 | Read review
“There are two big rooms by the pool downstairs. We stayed in Dolphin. The other one looks just as good, but I can tell you the bed in dolphin is nice and firm. There are two smaller rooms in the house and we didn't see those.”
 of 5 bubbles Kurt_in_CLE, Feb 18, 2014 | Read review
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