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Martinez, California
Reviewed July 29, 2016

This is the second time I visit Michael's Surfside hotel. After the first experience when I had nothing but the best service from Michael himself and his crew. I was more than happy to book there again. I have stayed at the top (big) suite they have and we just loved it. We love the proximity of everything to the...

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Hammerheadswamp, Owner at Michael's Surfside Hotel, responded to this review

Raymond, I sincerely appreciate your review. That is awesome! Of course it is always great to have top rate guests. You are always welcome. I look forward to your return. Thank you!

Vienna, Austria
Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

We only stayed here for 2 nights, but it was great! Well equipped and clean rooms, AC, fans and a kitchenette. The bathroom with the jacuzzi tub was definitely a highlight. The owner was very friendly and helpful and even helped us to plan our onwards trip! If you are looking for a place to stay in Puntarenas, definitely take...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

I was there 2 days ago. I stayed there a single night. Puntarenas is very small.There is not much to see otherwise I would have stayed there a bit longer. The place is right on the main street & across the beach. The room was clean and worth the price I paid for. Micheal,if I ever I come again to...

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Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

I came here before heading to Montezuma Beach. Puntarenas is not a place with much tourism but if you want to see what Costa Rican locals live like in the city, this is the spot. We came to Michaels and had a good experience. Michael was very attentive and thorough with helping us plan for the following day trip. The...

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Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for one night only, but very happy with the stay. Michael is a great guy and good source of CR info. Don't expect the Hilton, but the rooms are clean, it has a nice vibe, the location is right across from the promenade on the ocean- easy walking distance to restaurants, and the price is good. I would...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

I recently stated here with my father for two nights. We arrived in San Jose, rented a car, stayed in SJ for one night, then drove to Puntarenas. I found Michael's hotel via Trip Advisor and Expedia, and I have to say, our experience and our stay lived up to all the hype reviews. Upon arrival, Michael was nothing short...

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Apache Junction, Arizona
Reviewed July 27, 2015

I stayed at Michael's Surfside Hotel for 10 days; this was my first time out there and this place was in the perfect location-the views of the playa across the street. What more could one want while being able get some well deserved R & R. Mike was a great host and his staff was friendly and courteous. He even...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed July 25, 2015

The place is on a nice location if you are traveling to Puntarenas. It's near the store and there are several restaurants around. Even better if you need access to the harbor to get to other places, it's only a 5 minute walk from here. The owner is great and will attend to any need you have within the property....

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Frostburg, Maryland
Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

This was a great experience. Michael and the staff are super friendly and helpful. I really like the location; it's close to the ferry and restaurants yet peaceful at night. I would definitely stay here again and would recommend to anyone visiting Puntarenas.

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Elche, Spain
Reviewed July 14, 2015

We arrived at Michael's a little bit late in the afternoon. Moreover, Michael told us that he didn't have our previously booked room... but a better one! The room, which is exactly the same as it can be seen in the pictures, was huge, comfortable and had every comfort possible (A/C, kitchen, fridge, fans, beautiful views of the sea...). It...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A quiet hotel on the beach, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Gulf of Nicoya, Mountains and islands of Nicoya. All rooms include A/C, cable TV, WiFi Internet service, Kitchenettes, private bathrooms with hot water and some with jacuzzi. Swimming pool and secured covered parking on location included. Lowest comparable prices. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Michael's Surfside Hotel

Address: Paseo de los Turistas, Punta Arenas, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Punta Arenas
Price Range: $56 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Not expensive at all! Great Value for what you get”
 of 5 bubbles Raymondfleon, Jul 29, 2016 | Read review
“Stay at Michael's Surfside Hotel, you will not be disappointed!”
 of 5 bubbles monalisa1956, Jul 27, 2015 | Read review
“This is the only room without wi-fi. But there is wi-fi in common areasand other rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles A1510DOlindal, Mar 18, 2015 | Read review
“Internet works best by the pool..”
 of 5 bubbles DaveAndAudrey, Mar 10, 2015 | Read review
“#7 is huge !!!”
 of 5 bubbles krustyart, Jan 22, 2015 | Read review
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