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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is clean. Personel is attentive. The pictures online dont do it justice. The pool is simple and nice. The rooms can use some updating. However, breakfast is included. I'd give the food a 3.75 ;). There is two nice affordable, family friendly and affordable next to the hotel (to the right facing the beach). My elderly parents and... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my partner stayed here for a few nights as part of a two-week trip to Costa Rica. Although this was our least favourite hotel during our stay, it was perfectly adequate. There was nothing special about it but nothing awful. The breakfast varied - on one day it was a buffet with a range of foods whereas on... More 

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

this is a nice place, has good views and for a good price, the rooms are good. the pool is somewhat small for the size of the hotel. The price is good and the restaurant is ok. Has a great location and the view makes it very very nice

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virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Nice location with cute pool. The food was pleasant. Fresh and tasty. Waitstaff was great. Rooms are basic, linens not as clean as they should be, small balcony off sliding glass doors. No hot water in shower, just warm. AIR CONDITIONER excellence!!!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

This was a huge improvement after the nightmare air bnb reservation I had. I found myself in a pinch and I needed a room quickly and I walked in and they took me. Absolutely beautiful beach views. Walking distance to everything you could want or need. Fairly priced and clean. Not customer service oriented and no elevator that I saw... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

This is probably the only place we stayed on our vacation that I will avoid next time. We booked an ocean view room and when we got there they tried to put us in a little room facing the building next door. We had to go down and get the room we paid for. Got settled in and used the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

There are some definite pluses and minuses to this hotel. Pluses: great beachfront location, deck chairs and umbrellas, ample parking with daytime security, hotel is right next to police station, easy walking to dozens of cafes and restaurants. Minuses: showers barely trickle, not enough locks on our room door, no elevator (and no one offered to help with luggage). For... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

The Hotel Balcon del Mar is a mixed bag and hard to rate. Let me say first that Jaco was my least favorite place we stayed in our 2 1/2 week trip to Costa Rica and may have tainted my review, but only a bit. The hotel itself is located in downtown Jaco right across from the beach. The beach... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

This is basically an expensive hostel. The front desk staff was only helpful after we threatened to leave. The people who checked in right before us did leave. The first room we were given didn't have proper locks on the doors and there was no cell service or wifi (first floor). The A/C didn't work in the second room.The pool... More 

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Port Isabel, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

We enjoyed this hotel a very much. The location is amazing, right on the ocean, among the few in the Jaco beach town. Large ocean view restaurant serves good food, seafood, South American specialties. You are able to book plenty of tours from the front desk and staff is friendly and knowledgeable. A great place to stay.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Hotel Balcon del Mar

Address: Bohio Street, Jaco, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range: $90 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Balcon del Mar 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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Also Known As:
Balcon Del Mar Jaco
Balcon Del Mar Hotel
Hotel Balcon Del Mar Costa Rica/Jaco
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Jaco
#11 Spa Hotel in Jaco
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Jaco
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