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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small, unique property on a hill with jungle and beach views. The hosts,, Jess and Andre', were very welcoming and ensured guests were well cared for. Pool was lovely and warm, sunsets from the deck were gorgeous, and overall a wonderful hideaway. We loved having drinkable water - no more dragging gallons of water with us. It...

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André F, Owner at Casa MarBella, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Its good to know that people appreciate the efforts we made to turn the non-potable water into drinkable water. Not only people don't have to carry heavy water jugs but also it is so much better on the environment, as we reduce the amount of plastic that we were creating. Look forward to see you...

Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a long overnight flight, another short flight and a taxi ride, we arrived at Casa MarBella hot, tired and hungry. Or hosts lost no time making us welcome, giving us our rooms early and sending us to a great restaurant for lunch. The rooms were comfortable, the AC worked great, the balcony brought us exotic birds in the morning...

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André F, Owner at Casa MarBella, responded to this review

Thank you Anne for the review. We were glad you enjoyed the rooms and that everything worked to your expectations. We would be very happy to have you here with us again. Till then our sincere regards.

Rockville, Maryland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Casa Marbella is an amazing, beautiful place! Nestled on the hillside in a small surfing community, the views of the water were breathtaking. It was hard to take it all in. Jessie and Andres took care of us like we were their family and looked after our every need, from cooking delicious meals for us - to renting ATV's and...

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André F, Owner at Casa MarBella, responded to this review

Thank you Jessica. We loved having you guys here. Such nice people always happy and ready for a chat. We can't wait to have you back here again! Warm regards.

Greer, South Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This boutique hotel, perched high on the hillside, overlooks a canopy of papaya trees and coconut palms. If you look carefully, you can see iguanas and more high in the treetops. The salt water infinity pool was a beautiful gathering spot, with a gorgeous panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean. The rooms were exceptional and clean and appointed with just...

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André F, Owner at Casa MarBella, responded to this review

Thank you Fran. We absolutely loved having you guys here, and we were more than happy to help during this special occasion. I'm glad everything worked fine and that everyone had a great time while staying here. Let us just say what a lovely family you have. Look forward to see you again in the future. Regards.

Laguna Hills, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the everything about this place. Jessie and Andre are amazing hosts. We were celebrating our honeymoon and they left flowers for us in the room. Andre gave us a tour of our room and let us know there is free coffee during the day. The hotel is outdoor so everyone's room leads straight to the pool area w...

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André F, Owner at Casa MarBella, responded to this review

Hello Goli. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that everything worked out fine during your honeymoon. We would be very happy to have you here with us again . Warm regards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely people, good advice, beautiful beach nearby, stunning view and very clean rooms!! A perfect place to relax! Very happy with my stay at this beautiful hotel. Would definitely recommend! Anne-Laure

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André F, Owner at Casa MarBella, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words. We look forward to have you stay with us again. Thanks.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Super-friendly staff and beautiful location.. centre of town! Great surf breaks nearby! Salt water pool and super comfy beds! Security at night and free coffee was great! Will definitely stay here again!

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André F, Owner at Casa MarBella, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Glad to hear you enjoyed our salt water pool and the comfy beds along with the free coffee. Look forward to have you here with us again. Regards.

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is very cute, quiet and cozy, you immediately feel at home - especially thanks to Jessie's warm welcome. Rooms are clean, very well equipped and have a beautiful view over the swimming pool with the ocean in the background. We enjoyed the lovely sunset from the pool (and hammock!). The hotel does not have a restaurant but offers...

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Thank you for the great review. It was our pleasure to have you here and glad you enjoyed it. And we are particularly glad you felt welcome, because that is very important to us. And yes we know the hill can be a bit steep, which is why we always recommend a 4x4. At least the hill takes you into...

El Dorado Hills, California
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Ever notice how most hotels in real life are often not quite as lovely as the photos they post on their website. Well Casa Marbella is even prettier and better than their website pictures. We were very satisfied with our stay. The facility is in excellent condition. Very clean and everything works. The pool was a delight. Views outstanding. Owners...

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andrefba, Owner at Casa MarBella, responded to this review

Hello Kurt. We would like to thank for sharing your experience with us. We are are happy to know you have enjoyed your stay in our hotel and that you found that the facilities were up to your Standard. We are also happy to know that you have enjoyed the location of our hotel. In regards to the roads, it...

Burnaby, Canada
Reviewed January 16, 2017

Casa Marbella was even better than I had expected. The views were beautiful, the suite was clean, well-appointed, spacious and beautifully decorated. The setting was tranquil and felt a world away yet was close to the main strip in Santa Teresa and the beach.

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andrefba, Owner at Casa MarBella, responded to this review

Hello Sheila. Was such a pleasure hosting you and your daughter here with us in Casa MarBella. We hope to see you back soon. Kind regards.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casa MarBella is a boutique hotel situated on a mountain slope in Santa Teresa. The property provides a spectacular panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean and is a five-minute walk to the beach, restaurants, and stores. Being surrounded by rainforest, it offers a unique opportunity to watch wildlife in their natural habitat. The area is renowned for its consistent surf breaks, some of which are walking distance from the property. The Casa consists of eight units with four different typologies of rooms for your different needs and group sizes. It is an ideal venue for those seeking the privacy, services, and comforts of individual hotel rooms, yet the intimacy of a private villa. The décor of the rooms is a minimalist approach with a tropical touch. The amenities of the hotel include free parking area, Wi-Fi in the common areas, infinity pool, ocean view yoga deck, sun terrace, and reception. All of the rooms have ocean view and air conditioning. Services we provide include house keeping, massage, babysitting, and concierge where we can schedule an array of activities for no extra charge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa MarBella

Address: 125 meters east and 25 meters north of Super Ronny's, Santa Teresa 5361, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range: $85 - $985 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Casa Marbella Santa Teresa
Casa Marbella Hotel Santa Teresa
Casa MarBella Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Santa Teresa
#3 Family Hotel in Santa Teresa
#4 Romantic Hotel in Santa Teresa
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“The "apartment" is amazing”
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“No bad rooms, it just depends on size you require.”
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“I agree with a recent reviewer about rooms 2-5. Best to pay a bit more for #1 or #6 for the privacy.”
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“Stay away from rooms 2 though 5.”
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“All the rooms are great.”
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