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Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

The Catalina continues to be our beach home of choice. Over the past several years we've stayed as a couple, as a family, for a family reunion over the winter holidays, and for a stay with several friends of 60 years (literally) who came from Massachusetts to visit us for the first time. We love the cleanliness, hot water, unbeatable... More 

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1 Thank Saramandaia
puravida643, General Manager at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

We always enjoy when you visit with your family! Thank you for the continuing support! Hope to see you all again soon! More 

Windsor, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

Hotel Catalina is run by a lovely family who are incredibly welcoming. We had a room on the second floor with a perfect view of the most amazing sunset. The rooms are clean and well equipped. It's good value and safe. It is right up the quiet end of Jaco beach away from the main tourist area which does mean... More 

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3 Thank Clarissa G
puravida643, General Manager at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

It was a pleasure meeting you both. Thank you for staying with us and writing the lovely review! More 

Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

Our friends told us about th is place. They live in costa rica and come here often. Located on the south end of jaco beach. Quiet and laid back area close enough to walk to center of town for dinner or action Secured parking and building Small pool beautiful grounds they have taken great care of this property Rooms are... More 

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1 Thank freberd
puravida643, General Manager at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

What a pleasure meeting you both! Thank you for the support! Hope your travels through Costa Rica were enjoyable! More 

Melville, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011

This place is great by the beach. The rooms are clean and the price is just right. A place you always go back to.

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Lake Worth, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2011

I've spent significant time in this hotel, May, June and July of 2011 to be specific, as well as several months in prior years. It's a very comfortable place. The hotel is right on the beach in the south end of Jaco, which is a great area for surfing and relaxing. Walk out the door of your room to check... More 

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puravida643, General Manager at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

We're always happy when someone enjoys their stay at Hotel Catalina and in Jaco, Costa Rica! Thank you for the wonderful feedback and hope to see you again soon! More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2011

I stayed here for a few days with some friends, we found the spot so relaxing we stayed an extra night! The owner is very accommodating and the rooms have a very light and airy feeling. At night you can hear the sound of the waves in every room of the hotel. I def plan on returning soon!

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1 Thank BridgetKF
puravida643, General Manager at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you so much for staying with us and writing this review! We are so glad you enjoyed your time here! Looking forward to seeing you soon! Warm Regards, Naomi More 

Montréal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2011

Hotel Catalina was amazing! Soon as we arrived Naomie was like a friend always there to answer all ours questions. We were the only one in the hotel for like 3 days! The rooms are very clean and spacious, I DO Recommend you to take the room with A/C it worth the 10$ more believe me! The second day around... More 

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1 Thank SenoritaLopez24
puravida643, General Manager at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review! It was so nice to meet you both! Best of wishes to you both. Sincerely, Naomi More 

Long Beach, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2011

I spent a week vacationing in Jaco, and was highly recommended by an acquaintance to stay at the Aparthotel Catalina. After my experience there, I would give the same exact recommendation to anyone planning a trip to Costa Rica. The owners, Sandra and Naomi, made me feel very comfortable during my stay, and were more than eager to help me... More 

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Shelby, Montana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2011

We stayed at the Hotel Catalina at the suggestion of friends who had stayed there before. They were in love with the Hotel Catalina from their previous stays and within minutes of being there my husband and I could see why. Naomi and Sandra make you feel comfortable and at home..as if you are at your home away from home.... More 

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Batesville, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2011

For our first trip to Costa Rica, we could not have selected a better place to stay! We loved the proximity to Jaco - an easy 20 minute walk or $2 taxi ride, but on a quiet strip on the beach. It was lovely to sleep with the only sounds of the ocean lulling us to sleep. Naomi treated us... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful beachfront hotel, friendly and peaceful atmosphere. Rooms are clean, simple and bright they have kitchenettes and private patios. Lush gardens, ocean breezes create the perfect relaxing getaway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Catalina

Address: Calle Hidalgo | South Jaco Beach, Beachfront!, Jaco 61101, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range: $109 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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