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Hotel Santa Teresa

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Intersection Santa Teresa/Mal Pais Intersection Santa Teresa/Mal Pais, Playa Carmen, Santa Teresa 60111 Costa Rica
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#22 of 29 hotels in Santa Teresa
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Hotel prides itself on simple comforts, reasonable rates, and a unique brand of Costa Rican hospitality. A two-minute walk to the beach, our hotel is super convenient for surfers, swimmers, runners, sun-bathers, photographers, and all kinds of beach-lovers. Surf year-round without a wet suit, relax on the beach, take walks during low tide, and enjoy the warm and friendly social scene at sunset. If you love the beach, there is no better place to stay in this area than Hotel Playa Carmen. We are within walking distance as well of two other consistent beach-breaks: Malpais and Santa Teresa, and roughly 20 minutes by car to Hermosa Beach, an excellent spot for all ability levels, especially beginners. We are centrally located near laundry services, the bank, surf shops, and our locally famous international restaurants. When you walk around town, you'll hear many different languages, meet people from various cultural backgrounds, and sample cuisine from many countries. Come stay with us.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Vending machine
Horseback riding
Snorkeling
Fax / photocopying
Baggage storage
Secured parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Fishing
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shops
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
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Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Safe
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Centrally Located
Mid-range
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish

Location

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75Somewhat walkable
Grade: 75 out of 100
21Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
1Attractionwithin 0.3 miles
Contact
Intersection Santa Teresa/Mal Pais Intersection Santa Teresa/Mal Pais, Playa Carmen, Santa Teresa 60111 Costa Rica
Getting there
Juan Santamaria Intl Airport70 miSee all flights
Tambor Airport12 miSee all flights
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rhodabernard wrote a review Feb 2020
Boston, Massachusetts3 contributions1 helpful vote
This hotel was basic, but very comfortable -a nicely situated place to stay a short walk from the beach and in the center of town. The pool in the courtyard was very clean and beautifully designed. The highlight of our stay here was clearly the staff. The people at the desk were extremely helpful, personable and informative about the area. They were very engaged with us every time we entered or left, going out of their way to help us with our Spanish, even though they themselves spoke English well. They were helpful about giving us their honest recommendations for restaurants and helping us with some local travel plans. The woman who prepared the breakfast was also very helpful and lit up when we used our basic Spanish.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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David G wrote a review Oct 2019
3 contributions1 helpful vote
The service was great. Luis was our greeter and showed us a couple of rooms the were all very clean. We stayed on the 3 rd floor. We will be back Breakfast included was great . The beach is very near 200 feet from the hotel
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from hotelsantateresa, Director de Recepción at Hotel Santa Teresa
Responded Oct 9, 2019
Hello David, thanks so much, you are always welcome to come back, regards
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MrWinnito wrote a review Jul 2019
Heredia, Costa Rica425 contributions86 helpful votes
Stayed here one night, its about 100 meters away from the beach. Room is decent, the price is correct, beds are nice, location is good. the only thing I can find a reason to complain about is the breakfast. Try alot harder, that breakfast is bs. Other than that, no reason to complain, Ill stay here again.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: Id rather stay in the scond floor, because of how close the rooms are to the pool.
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Responded Jul 25, 2019
Thanks for your comments! Saludos!
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Rosa M wrote a review Jun 2019
Menifee, California19 contributions4 helpful votes
We stayed here in June 2019 for three nights. Rooms were ok, beds weren't the most comfortable, somewhat outdated furniture, and some critters in the rooms (ants, mosquitos). While we were here the cleaning staff cleaned the rooms with the balcony doors open and the hallway door open, so that may be how the critters got in. The AC worked well. Breakfast: eggs, gallo pinto, coffee, toast, and fruit: in the morning was delicious!! We were a quick 2-3 minute walk away from the beach, which was beautiful with amazing sunsets. Restaurants we ate at along the beach and along the main road had a great selection of options (very Americanized), but every meal we had was delicious! Luis, front desk clerk, was very helpful, he answered every question we asked with a smile. Luis also scheduled us a paddle boarding excursion with a professional paddle boarder, Edith, who was extremely patient with a non swimmer. This is a great surfer town to visit with outstanding food and friendly people.
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Date of stay: June 2019
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Trip type: Traveled with friends
Room Tip: A room on the second or third floor would give you a view of the beach.
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Responded Jul 25, 2019
Thanks for your comments! We`re happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Best regards from to all the staff.
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Susan H wrote a review Jun 2019
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Are people being paid to write these reviews?! This is more like a roach motel! My room stinks,closet stinks. I had to have the total linen removed from the bed, because they stunk. There was actually a huge roach in my room. Not even a cup of ice, was available. The only upside was the friendly and courteous staff. I won’t be back here ever again!
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
$68 - $226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Hotel Playa Carmen
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasSanta Teresa
NUMBER OF ROOMS
26
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Santa Teresa
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Santa Teresa?
Nearby attractions include Playa Carmen (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Santa Teresa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Santa Teresa?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
Is parking available at Hotel Santa Teresa?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Santa Teresa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Product C, El Tercer Ojo, and The Bakery.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Santa Teresa?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Santa Teresa?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Does Hotel Santa Teresa have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is Hotel Santa Teresa accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.