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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I loved Hotel South Beach. It just had such a chill vibe with a gray pool and it sits right in the beach. My only tiny complaint just to be totally honest was the room was a little musty but that is expected in tropical climates. It went away after. A day of tuning the AC. Onto the good stuff....

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Danville, California
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The people are fantastic!! the food spectacular! Paolo is an awesome chef!!The casado is the best!! Very nice rooms, pool, beach bar, etc. Great place to relax on the beacj=h! Have a beer, watch the surfers & the beautiful sunset & enjoy!! Ale, Leandro, Armando, David, Lisa, etc all were very friendly & helpful. Surfing lessons on site, also.

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Thank larrysylva
Lodi, California
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Well maintained property right on the beach with a huge pool and great bar setup. We booked the garden rooms but were upgraded to suites close to the pool because it was off season....smart thing to do by management....& thank you!

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Thank Stempleman
Miami, Florida
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 3 nights and absolutely loved it. Upon arrival we were given a free room upgrade: we stayed on the 3rd floor facing the pool, with a balcony which had great views of mountains and the ocean. The room was clean and had everything we needed for our stay. The hotel is on a...

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Thank Ashton K
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Located at the desirable south end of playa Jaco this is a quiet beautiful hotel. Stayed with my family in the "green" season. The staff was super friendly. Andre at the bar made us feel like locals. Tiger surf school kept the teens busy all day so my wife and I could lounge about and get massages for next to...

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Thank Keith G
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

It's a 20min walk to bars and 3 dollar taxi to get there. I came from San Jose on bus. It's one of the first stops coming into Jaco, ask bus driver to drop you close. Bar adjacent to beach closes at 10 appreciated as music loud. I'd suggest no music in restaurant till noon and waterfall off early. No...

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Thank Alex760
Dublin, Georgia
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Having read the reviews, I wasn't certain about this hotel.....BUT the proof is in the pudding ! Arrived 3 hours early, but we were welcomed by a very friendly staff and receptionist. Check-in took all of 10 minutes and we were given our rooms. I used Booking.com for the best rates at the time. Our rooms were quiet, large and...

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Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

This hotel is perfect place to stay in Jaco if you want to enjoy the beach. The sand is soft, there are no rocks, and they rent surfboards for 10$ by the pool. It is a short walk to the town, but me and my girlfriend preferred to take a taxi for only 2$ to save ourselves from the heat...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Loved this hotel! We were the only ones there for a few days and it was so relaxing! Beautiful weather the whole time we were there also. The rooms were spacious and the pool was clean and just feet away from the ocean. The front office, bartenders and chef were very friendly and kind people. The breakfast was amazing also!...

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NYC
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We stayed here as a group of 8 people (three women, five kids!) on our last night in Costa Rica. We had decided to come back to Jaco (instead of going to Arenal for the last night) because we had stayed at Jaco Laguna Resort the first night and loved it so much we wanted to come back. Jaco Laguna...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Green Oasis of Jaco Beach. Hotel, Restaurant and Apartments located at the southern, most tranquil and beautiful part of Jaco. ... more   less 

Additional Information about South Beach Hotel

Address: Jaco Beach | Jaco Beach Municipal Palace 600 Mts South, Jaco 1139-1250, Costa Rica (Formerly Hotel Arenal Pacifico)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range: $158 - $271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — South Beach Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
Arenal Pacifico Hotel
Hotel Style:
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Jaco
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“We like the first floor roooms - walk 8' to pool!!”
 of 5 bubbles larrysylva, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had a garden view room but they also have ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles flyaway63, 10 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from pool unless you have kids”
 of 5 bubbles 4borzois, 30 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Make sure your room has the amenities that you are paying for.”
 of 5 bubbles victoriaa446, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The third floor junior deluxe with a full view of the ocean is worth the extra money.”
 of 5 bubbles KristineMarie1017, 15 Oct 2015 | Read review
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