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Kilometro 5, de la entrada 700 metros sur, Golfito 82001 Costa Rica See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

Hostal del Mar feels more like a friendly, welcoming Bed & Breakfast than a hostal. Catalina and Valeria provide a beautiful home-like atmosphere in their elegant waterfront hostal located in a gorgeous natural setting. They serve a nice breakfast (included in the very reasonable rate)...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

One of my favorite hostals in Costa Rica. e other reviews pretty much say it all. Maxfield Parrish feeling. Differrent patio areas with that serene inlet bay view. Comfy beds. Nice outxoor patio guest kitchen and dining table. Its the perfect house to just chill...More

Thank Sailaka
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

This Hostel is amazing: you get free breakfast with a beautiful view and if you are lucky you can spot dolphins, birds and turtles. There are a lot of activities you can do in the golfito area: hiking, kayaking, taking the boat to empty beaches,...More

Thank Mone H
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Congratulations for the Certificate of Excellence, you really earned it! We stayed here for a week and made a short trip to Corcovado National Park with help and recommendations of Catalina and Valeria. The Hostal offers many spacious and clean rooms, also there is a...More

Thank ABCron
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

This is without a doubt the best place to stay in the Golfito. We watched dolphins in the bay as we ate breakfast. Take Kayaks to the small island at sunset and listen for the howler monkeys. Amazing.

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Hostal del Mar, also known in the region as El Castillo (The Castle) due to its unique architecture, is a beautiful building situated just on the sea offering accommodation in various types of rooms (2, 3 ...More or 4 beds) with continental breakfast included, daily served on the terrace with an amazing sea view. Here you will be able to find the tranquility and the quietness with its endless orange sunsets on the balcony, in the terrace or the tropical garden with hammocks. Besides, the town of Golfito is a unique place where the mounty jungle and the sea perfectly find each other across the long gulf, in one of the most biologically diverse regions of the world. Hostal del Mar is the perfect base to start your trip to Corcovado National Park, the jewel of nature of Costa Rica and to Piedras Blancas National Park, Golfito National Wildlife Refuge, the Golfo Dulce and Pavones and Zancudo, some of the most beautiful and wild beaches of Costa Rica. As a tourist you may appreciate the location of the hostal, surrounded by local houses, so you will be able to experience an authentic Tico (Costa Rican) atmosphere and become part of the community. Our friendly staff is looking forward to your visit and ready to fulfill all your needs. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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$41 - $45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hostal Del Mar Costa Rica/Golfito
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Golfito
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Room & Suite (11)
Dining (5)
Pool & Beach (3)
Family and Play Areas (4)
Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
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"As a solo traveler, I was fine with the comfortable dorm bed in a spotless room. Travelling with someone, I..."
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"We loved the rooftop rooms but its an extra flight of stairs"
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