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Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

We have been staying at 30-50$ hotels on our way through Costa Rica. After 14 days of travelling this is the best place we have stayed so far. The morning boat tour with Roberto is also worth it. We got some really nice bird pictures.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 April 2016

I can only echo earlier reviews. Superb location, comfortable room with floor standing oscillating fan, the best shower we had in costa rica, relaxation on the deck watching the splendid sunsets. And Daryl emailed lots of useful information in advance including detailed instructions on how to access Tortuguero with timetables for the buses and connecting public boat; that there are... More 

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Westborough, MA
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

The rooms are modestly sized and appointed, but clean and comfortable. Casa Marbella features a great location in the center of the village -- a 3-minute walk from the boat landing -- and a wonderful, spacious riverside deck, where you are served breakfast and can watch the river traffic and the sunset. Restaurants, a grocery, the beach, and the national... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 February 2016

Casa Marbella has it all - beautiful location, comfy rooms, excellent customer service, knowledgeable tour guides, and even a lovely free breakfast! Roberto, the wildlife guide, gave us a brilliant boat tour. The staff at reception were friendly had had plenty of good ideas on what to do in Tortuguero. The highlight of the visit was watching the sun set... More 

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Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

Really helpful staff at this quaint hotel on the river. Stay here for the best tour in town. The silent electric motor and knowledgeable guide allowed us to see all the wildlife we came to see. Even if it rains (which it will!) the tour gives you a study poncho making the your enjoyable in any weather. Tasty breakfast and... More 

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Reviewed 18 January 2016

Casa Marbella about 100m from the boat dock modest but very clean rooms and a great price and a great lounging area right on the river. The breakfasts are better than most. Scrambled eggs one day and pan cakes the next, fruit and OJ and good coffee - not a buffet, they serve you on the deck. Book their boat... More 

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Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

This casa is a great spot for several reasons. The riverfront view of the goings-on of the day to day activity was great. The park guide, Roberto, was very knowledgeable and showed us many birds and water critters! He is very fluent in English and a very pleasant guy. Our host Daryl, a Canadian eh, was also very helpful. Although... More 

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Reviewed 12 January 2016

Casa Marbella lives up to all the excellent reviews. I did lots of research before deciding to book with them & I chose well! Communications were very good. I booked for 3 nights & they suggested that most people only booked for 2 so wanted to double check that I definitely wanted 3 nights (I did & I'm glad!). Location... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 10 January 2016

Our party of three stayed two nights at the Casa Marbella. We had a wonderful time with the friendly staff, reliable hot water and wifi, the clean and spacious rooms, the tasty breakfasts of scrambled eggs, fresh toasted bagettes and delicious pancakes. Having an upper storey room above the dock with five large windows in a corner room, it was... More 

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Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

In my opinion it justifies all the very good and excellent reviews. My brief summary: Good: + very clean + very nice (staff and house) + excellent upfront communication (booked directly and not through an agent) + breakfast (even though there is usually only one type of breakfast per day, they handled our wishes flexibly) + own boat dock, directly... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Casa Marbella

Address: Tortuguero, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Tortuguero
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Casa Marbella Hotel Tortuguero
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“The Upstairs Superior Room with River View is great.”
 of 5 bubbles Whistle-while-U-walk, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the water will give great views of the sunset but they are all good”
 of 5 bubbles Mar186525, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room 9 was upstairs & lighter than the downstairs rooms.”
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 of 5 bubbles Newmorton, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Get the upper level room.”
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 of 5 bubbles don126, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The rooms upstairs are much nicer than the ones downstairs”
 of 5 bubbles bluemekind, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
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