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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My good friends Robby and Alex have been staying in this hotel for years. After recommending myself to come I came to realize that the staff and views are like no other. Thomas helped us with all our needs. Great location for a great price!

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MareaBrava, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Marea Brava, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your words, we are very glad to have you here and comeback anytime you want! Pura vida! More 

San José
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent place. Right at the beach. Nice pool. Apartments are well equipped, clean and spacious. Strong tides though and not really suitable for swimming. We had an apartment with a long balcony looking out over the sea. Can really recommend it.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 2nd time staying at the Maria brava in playa hermosa. Such a beautiful property, it makes you feel like your in the jungle, but nestled right on the beach. Hearing the sounds of the waves crashing while laying in bed is something I'll truly miss. The room was huge and very clean, and the staff was awesome... More 

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Tustin, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

My wife reserved a room for 4 adults and 2 children months before our arrival in Jaco, Costa Rica. Upon arrival on 7-11-16 we had to wait 2 hours for our room to be made ready. So we left for Jaco and returned near dinner time. I paid $150.00 a night for 3 nights for a total of $450.00 cash.... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

It's a special place and my favorite spot in Costa Rica. Rooms are great; people are even better. Two pools are very nice. Hotel is close to Jaco but not too close. Great surf right out front. It's the perfect place. No I don't own stock in the hotel. I just really like it!

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Seal Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We were upgraded from a regular room to a top floor 2 bedroom suite for a minimal amount. The setup was amazing....it was bigger than my apartment back home, with a complete kitchen, huge living room, large bedrooms, and balconies front and rear.

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Thank mrverga352
MareaBrava, Director de Recepción at Marea Brava, responded to this review

We are very happy for your comment, please comeback anytime you want! Pura Vida! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Overall we loved it. The hotel is right on the beach with a great surf break right out front. It was a surf trip for us, so being able to walk out of the hotel and surf was fantastic. We stayed in the ocean front penthouse. The room was huge and had one balcony overlooking ocean and another overlooking pool.... More 

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MareaBrava, Director de Recepción at Marea Brava, responded to this review

We really appreciate your comments and we are very happy to have you with us during your vacation. Thank you so much for your review and I hope to see you soon here! Pura Vida! More 

Province of Alajuela, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

I really like to come here. The hotel has options for Two-People rooms, apartments for 8 or less, they all have a nice Deck or balcony. The apartments have all necessary to cook. The main pool is Big and nice and the other one is small like for kids. both very separated from each other. Many rooms have ocean view... More 

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Thank Mauricio Z
MareaBrava, Director de Recepción at Marea Brava, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments and we hope to see you again in our hotel. Pura Vida! More 

Costa Rica
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Just trust me! Skip this one go somewhere else! Dont even waste your time ! Its is expensive and the airs dont even work! If you want to be moving your bags from room to room until you find one that works, then you will love the place! I spend half my day at the front desk, every five minutes... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

Don't waste your precious vacation here. If you do, don't commit to more than one night. Our room was infested with mosquitos. We killed about 50, but had an unpleasant sleep. Switched rooms the next day (because I was stupid and paid for 3 up front-- we would have left) and it was better. Luckily, there was another room... Dirty,... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Internet
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Marea Brava hotel and condos are located in Playa Hermosa (translation: "beautiful beach"). We have two pools, 24hr security, a bar, ATV tours, secured parking, wireless internet, beautiful gardens, beachfront location, air conditioning, maid service, and laundry service. We can arrange any number of exciting local tours and excursions right from our concierge desk. There are (2) one bedroom hotel rooms and (5) two bedroom hotels rooms. The beachfront penthouse condo is uniquely decorated & located on the top floor. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marea Brava

Address: Playa Hermosa Beachfront, 2 Blocks off Main Road | Playa Hermosa -Jaco, Playa Hermosa 4023, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Playa Hermosa
Price Range: $59 - $232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Marea Brava 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Marea Brava Playa Hermosa
Marea Brava Costa Rica/Playa Hermosa
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