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Esencia Hotel & Villas

Overview
Playa Santa Teresa, Santa Teresa Costa Rica See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Kitchenette
3 Star accommodation
About
Description
Located in Santa Teresa-Mal Pais Beach, one of the most virgin and beautiful regions! Endless miles of soft, white sand beach perfect for swimming and surfing. The hotel offers ten marvelous, independent More and private villas. All villas have their own terrace with garden view, bathroom, hot water and safety box. Other exquisite elements are the teak chairs, the furniture and the deck of the villa made out of precious woods. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Restaurant
Hotel Style
Spa
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Spa
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
10
Price range
$78 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Esencia Hotel And Villas
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Esencia Hotel Santa Teresa
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Esencia Hotel & Villas Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
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I loved the rooms and the pool was nice! We stayed 3 nights and loved the hotel. There’s no tv! Which is a good fact because you can enjoy the sound of nature and listen to the monkeys up in the threes.
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The service wasn’t that good, they gave us the wrong room, told us they would help us with our bags to go to the other room and no one came.
The room had a funny smell but they provide candles to disguise it.
The pool is really nice but they have no towels except the ones you u
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My husband and I stayed here. Good place for the price, near the beach 5-7 minute walk. Well maintained. They do speak English which was a plus. Maid service excellent. A couple of downfalls and I believe this is due to lack of resources in the area. They only gave a two sets of
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Hotel Esencia is nice. Pivate cabins, nicely manicured grounds, pool with a poolside bar. Unfortunately, when I arrived and really wanted a cold drink, the bar was not staffed. The main highway throurgh town is not paved, and the dust in horrible. This is unfortunate, because th
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We were referred to Playa Santa Teresa by a local lady and we are so happy we took her advice.

Although the street through the town is very dusty, the beach near Esencia was gorgeous! And the Esencia was an oasis for us. The rooms were clean and spacious. We booked a casita an
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I also was given a room with a shower that did not work. The man at the hotel said he could not do anything..said I should talk to Stefono Calistri. Before I write about my experience on trip advisor and expedia, and post videos of the horrible plumbing problems which prevented me from taking a shower..which is a very basic service for a hotel, I am giving management an opportunity to contact me regarding the problems I experienced at the property.
I sent my email address to the reservations link on your website. I received a reply...but there was no message. Just a blank email.
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Hola quería saber cuánto es el precio por día con desayuno gracias
"Individual cabins, top and bottom duplex, large building with several units. If you have issues with accessibility then ask for a cabin."
"They have private cabins, and several rooms that are adjacent."
"Stay closer to the pool, it's across the street from a popular disco."
"For a quiet room - an avoid the music from the night clubs - choose the "pool view" rooms which are the furthest away from the road"
"Open Space villas are the best..."
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