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    La Dolce Vita

    Esterillos Oeste, beach, 50 meters from Bus Stop, Esterillos Oeste 60901, Costa Rica
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    11/06/2017 12/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$63
          US$59
          US$63
          US$59
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          Overview
          • Excellent52%
          • Very good26%
          • Average9%
          • Poor6%
          • Terrible3%
          21 Dec 2016
          “Great value”
          16 Dec 2016
          “A hidden gem”
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Room Service
          Family Rooms
          Kitchenette
          Concierge
          Pets Allowed
          Spa
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          Babysitting
          2.5 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 131 reviews

          Reviewed 3 days ago

          This is the worst hotel that we have ever seen. The pool was the size of a postage stamp. The rooms were dirty. The person that talked to us was the most miserable person Ive met. Not friendly at all. The whole hotel is a...More

          Thank Glen G
          Reviewed 27 March 2017

          The top floor ocean view is by far the best room to book. This is much more private and has a small deck with an ocean view. It is in need of a renovation. It is very tired... stove-top that does not work, an old,...More

          1  Thank CowichanConnoisseur
          Response from ladolcevita10, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at La Dolce Vita

          Dearest guest, thank you for reviewing La Dolce Vita. We really took care about any suggestion of our guest, as you lead us to improve day by day. In fact we just renewed the top floor and ocean view room!! Now we can offer a...More

          Reviewed 26 March 2017

          We came here for 9 nights with our two small children. The room was great for what we needed. Breakfast was always filling and yummy!!!! Steps from the ocean which never had more than 50 people in eye view! The kids could find tons of...More

          2  Thank vanessa b
          Reviewed 7 March 2017

          We spent 3 nights here and loved it. The customer service was amazing, the room was very clean and everything worked as it was meant to, which is not always the case in Costa Rica. It is right on the beach and listening to the...More

          Thank Kristy Y
          Response from ladolcevita10, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at La Dolce Vita

          Dear Kristy, thank you very much for your great feedback. It is a real pleasure when our guest felt the hard job we applied everyday, starting from the communication, up to the services on the place. We are glad if you desire to come at...More

          Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

          The location was fantastic, a stones throw from the beach. Pool area was nice, with the option to take loungers and chairs onto the beach if you wanted. The apartment had everything we needed, 2 balconies, a kitchen area, living room, TV, air conditioning and...More

          Thank Blimey79
          Response from ladolcevita10, Manager at La Dolce Vita

          Dear guest, thank you very much for spending your time to review back La Dolce Vita. We are glad you had such a lovely stay, and furthermore we are glad you appreciated the amazing nature surrounding the hotel and Esterillos Oeste. I hope to have...More

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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Beachfront
          • Pool
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Spa
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Babysitting
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Spa
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$55 - US$89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 7
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          • Location
          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of Puntarenas >
          • Esterillos Oeste
          • Also Known As
          • La Dolce Vita Jaco
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          Room & Suite (19)
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          Hotel & Grounds (58)
          Bathroom (6)
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          Elaine C
          Hi, Can not edit review until after April. You can add this to your resposne if you'd like. Their stay was 12 years ago. We are new management. The hotel is managed well now and clean.
          2 April 2016|
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          Clark F
          Can we get transportation to Manuel Antonio nearby?
          8 July 2015|
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          Response from vera v | Reviewed this property |
          The hotel can help set anything up; we worked through the e-mail to set up our transportation. We did not, however, figure out how to catch a bus. I am sure it can be done.
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          Clark F
          What transportation is available from/to San Jose?
          8 July 2015|
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          Response from ladolcevita10 | Property representative |
          Hi Clark, thank you for contacting La dolce Vita! We have a partner makes this service with private shuttle, always punctual and reliable. The rates are competitive: $140 from/to San Josè city; $120 from/to airport Juan... More
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          "Rooms are all GARBAGE"
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          "I would recommend top floor ocean view room... hopefully it is slated for a renovation soon!!"
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          "Choose the second floor apartment if you want a view."
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          "I love being close to the ocean for the incredible ocean breeze."
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