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Hotel Mar de Luz

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took a party of 18 to Costa Rica and 13 of us stayed at the Mar de Luz. While the other five in our party secured accommodations in other hotels, my understanding of their satisfaction with their locations was mixed. The 13 of us that stayed at Mar de Luz could not be happier! As North Americans, the 13... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second year in this hotel. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The breakfast is delicious. This is a family friendly hotel. It's very quiet at night. This is our go to hotel whenever we come back to jaco. Best hotel for the money.

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Martinez, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived to a foreign country only to find that the airbnb we reserved had a lock on the door. We could not get a hold of anyone and we were traveling with our 5 kids and our 2 year old grand baby. The Hotel Mar de Luz provided us with rooms in the middle of the night at a... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

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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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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • 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: $75 - $136 (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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