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Hotel Mar de Luz

#8 of 45 Hotels in Jaco
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed during a fishing trip to costa rica and the hotel staff greeted us between surfing on their mobile phones. the rooms were really basic. we were greeted in our room by the scratching of raccoons in the attic above the room. we were told they would go to sleep soon !!... at dusk flying ants appeared from a... More 

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Thank bobby h
Frainer-Ch, Gerente at Hotel Mar de Luz, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I must apologize for the inconveniences which you experienced whilst staying at Mar de Luz. Thank you for having pointed out the various deficiencies because only when I have guest feedback can I improve upon the hotel's facilities. Most of the deficiencies you mentioned can be repaired, others unfortunately not. The animals and bugs are part of the... More 

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kind of a retro funky little place. VERY family friendly -- 2 small pools, small playground. Probably best for families with youngish kids. The rooms were spotless. Spotless. Kitchenette with full size fridge, micro and 2 burner hotplates. Free parking. Porches with tables. Free breakfast was good -- several choices. It's a couple of blocks from the beach. I liked... More 

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Thank lonestarchild
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only spent a night there but got the impression that things are nice here. The pool (closes at 10) is blue and clear, the shower hot. And of course the ocean was gorgeous, but that's not the hotels doing. Things were clean and nice, all the appliances worked. This would be ideal for kids too, the owner appears to value... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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70 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the nicest hotel on our kids school trip to Costa Rica. Beds were comfortable, rooms were large, we had no issues with Wifi and had lots of hot water. Food was standard but the kids swam in the pools for hours and every slept well. Felt very family friendly.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I asked if they had Wi-Fi and hot water the Wi-Fi connected fine but didn't work at all connected to a second network same thing and the hot water that they had well didn't work in the room I was in, The rooms were dated even had a pair of glasses behind the TV which were probably been there for... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel staff was very friendly, and the hotel was peaceful and quiet. They had two pools one of which is geared for young children plus a play area for the children. Location was nice because it was close to town and beach. Our room had too many problems with air conditioning and lack of water and lack of hot water.... More 

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Thank ingridmcr
Frainer-Ch, Director Comercial at Hotel Mar de Luz, responded to this review

We are indeed grateful for the time you took to send your observations. Referring your problems you got with the air condition, hot water as well the water supply ,we want you to know that we got in this period problems with the electricity provider. What caused a lot of problems. By the time all is solved. We solved as... More 

Reno, Nevada
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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

This hotel is right off the Main Street in Jaco CR. It is within walking distance to downtown and the beach. The grounds are nice and well kept. The hotel does not allow the criminal element to rent there, and it was evident. It is secure. The rooms are large and spacious, and offer a full size refrigerator. It was... More 

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Thank Ron R
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

The service was fantastic at this hotel. Matt was very helpful in booking a great excursion (ziplining), helping us find great local restaurants, and so forth. Everyone was very friendly on the staff and I was very happy with the cost. It is not super fancy or luxurious but it was a great fit for my travel needs and wants.... More 

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Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

I usually travel on a very low budget and stay in hostels when travelling alone, but I decided I would treat myself when I saw the prices in Jaco -- my last stop before home -- were affordable. I chose Hotel Mar De Luz because of the slightly cheaper price, and they exceeded my expectations with the experience and the... More 

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Thank Raquel D
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

This hotel is really ery close to the beach, to a food court, to restauratants and supermarkets. SO, perfect location and great family option with confortable rooms with AC and swimming pools for adults and children.

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Thank JJulian C
Frainer-Ch, Gerente at Hotel Mar de Luz, responded to this review

Dear JJulian C, Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent stay at Mar de Luz hotel. It is fantastic to read that you had an awesome stay with us enjoying this trip and taking advantage of our service. Thank you kindly for mention the good location, our confortable rooms and pools. We hope to see you soon, will... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At Hotel Mar de Luz you will find an oasis of peace where you can relax after a day of discovering the many attractions of the area. Only a few steps from the hotel a long, sandy beach allows for many activities and where ocean waves have invited surfers from all over the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Mar de Luz

Address: Mar de Luz street, Av. Pastor Diaz, Jaco, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range: $74 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Mar de Luz 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Mar De Luz Jaco
Mar De Luz Hotel
Hotel Mar De Luz Costa Rica/Jaco
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Jaco
#6 Romantic Hotel in Jaco
#7 Family Hotel in Jaco
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