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    Marea Brava

    Playa Hermosa Beachfront, 2 Blocks off Main Road | Playa Hermosa -Jaco, Playa Hermosa 4023, Costa Rica
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    Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

    we came here before so we decided to spent "semana santa". we saw lots of bad things: pool is totally broken; the hotel sells one day pass to make 5 USD profit and the pool and beach front is super busy, you can't hardly go...More

    Thank Crivs
    Response from Priscillakar, General Manager at Marea BravaResponded May 30, 2017

    Dear Crivs, Thank you for your review. We try to give the best service to all our guests and we always do what ever is in our reach to make our guests happy. We are in progress to fix the pool. We are very sorry...More

    Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

    We stayed at the condos for "Semana Santa". The place itself has a great location, literally beach front, but aside from that the service is crap. No one warned us the villas were not part of the hotel so we never got any help to...More

    Thank Javier B
    Response from Priscillakar, Gerente at Marea BravaResponded April 23, 2017

    Hi Javier, We apreciase your recommendations and we will work on it. We did everything to make your vacations happy and give you a efficient service . Our gol is to make our guests happy them our best service so they will come back ....More

    Reviewed April 5, 2017

    I stayed here in april 2017 in the 2 person room #3. an absolute dumpster! its moldy and it reaks of it! you can see they just covered it up the moldy parts with paint. there were ants crawling on the wall in a line...More

    Thank jetlife_604
    Response from Priscillakar, General Manager at Marea BravaResponded June 3, 2017

    Hello! Thank you for your review. We try to give the best service to all our guests, we always do what ever is in our reach to solve problems. The recepción guy doesn't undertand because is not his language, anyways our team always try do...More

    Reviewed March 23, 2017

    Spacious condo located right on the beach - had a wonderful stay! Had to go to reception to get wifi on our phones so that was a bit inconvenient. Pool was lovely and warm. Beach was spectacular!! Condo had great views and was spacious. Some...More

    Thank Kingston_kid
    Reviewed March 20, 2017

    We spent a Saturday night at this hotel 2 weeks ago with family members. Negatives: Room took forever to cool. Ants and lizards in rooms. Brought food to cook breakfast for family but ovens didn't work in either rooms. Don't pay extra for the breakfast,...More

    Thank S M
    Response from Priscillakar, Director de Recepción at Marea BravaResponded April 23, 2017

    A cordial greeting. Ants: in all Costa Rica there are Lizards: They are part of Costa Rica Oven: only informs us in reception and we would have gladly solved its inconvenience Each room has 3 airs, the truth is if it is strange that it...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free Parking
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • $57 - $216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 22
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    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Playa Hermosa
    • Also Known As
    • Marea Brava Playa Hermosa ,
    • Marea Brava Costa Rica/Playa Hermosa
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    Koru_Village_Manager
    November 16, 2016|
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    Response from MareaBrava | Property representative |
    Hi Koru, we have full kitchen condos and also a little kitchen in the miniapartments, so the people here does their breakfasts or they go to one of the restaurants of the área, where they have discounts just for be guests of... More
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    michellevidalsf
    April 21, 2016|
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    Response from Jimbobka | Reviewed this property |
    It varies.We had three suites - all had two bedrooms - one had to doubles in both bedrooms, one had two singles in one of them, one had just one double in each. You can be pretty sure you can sleep 4 comfortably, 6-8 in beds... More
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    November 19, 2014|
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    Response from Marta P | Reviewed this property |
    Hey there, I know the hotel has some limited transportation, you can also get a taxi, or look for the local bus, which if you stay up to late may not be available. Or you can rent a bike, four wheeler or small car and go to... More
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    "The condos facing the ocean were incredible."
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    "Avoid C5, building C, unit 5, 3rd story corner unit."
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