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Clarita's Beach Hotel

#16 of 42 Hotels in Jaco
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 17 June 2009

I just returned from my week at Clarita's and I was very impressed to say the least. The rooms are small and basic, but very clean and comfortable. The food at the bar was very good as well. Try the Tico dish with the Mahi and you will be hooked. My expectations (based on the low price) were exceeded to...

2Thank MikeG1564
Reviewed 4 June 2009

I came down to Clarita's after reading the review on TripAdvisor, and the trip exceeded my expectations. The rooms are very clean, and the pool is quite relaxing. For those of you worried about the rainy season, we caught maybe 45 minutes to an hour of rain after the sun went down. It was around 80-90 Fahrenheit and sunny every...

2Thank RowdyRaider
Port Canaveral
Reviewed 3 June 2009

Claritas is a great place with great people . Didnt know what to expect for first timer but they made it great. If your looking for a place to go and have fun without the pressure of time or phones this is your place. Foods great , hell even the dog was great. Look forward to going back real soon....

2Thank Childsplay31
Reviewed 27 May 2009

All the ladies in the restaurant/bar, cooks and cleaning lady are the greatest. They were always there to give us assistance. The food was really good and we ate most of our meals at Clarita's. The cleaning lady gave the room an extra touch everyday. The rooms are average but very clean. I stay in luxury hotels in NY City...

1Thank rhornsby
Sunshine State
Reviewed 27 May 2009

I spent Thur-Sun at Claritas on Memorial weekend. What a great time we had there. The whole staff was so attentive. The foods was better than any where else we ate in Jaco. Maggie, Rosie & Rachel are the bomb, quick wit and great service. I will return, I think my girlfriend was alittle Jelouse of there good looks, she...

Thank Ed W
Seattle Washington
Reviewed 6 May 2009

I stayed at Claritas in April and was only planning on staying three days,but i had so much fun I spent my whole two week vacation here.The place was very clean and the staff was very friendly. They have a nice pool with a water fall and security guards to watch my car all night long.The beach bar is really...

1Thank Brentchesterfeild
Florida Keys
Reviewed 16 April 2009

The staff was very helpful and tried to help us with better values for taxis and rentals, going with locals. The girls spoke pretty good english and communicated well. The pool was great way to relax after surfing. The location is great for sliding on your flip flops walking out to the beach and grabbing a beer on the way...

1Thank LiveWireFloridaKeys
San Francisco
Reviewed 12 April 2009

Dude! Everything I read on Trip Advisor about Clarita's was far from the truth. I think someone close to the hotel made up a bunch of accounts and wrote a bunch of positive reviews for suckers like me. Ok, lets start with the rooms: loud, old, moldy, and reeked of dog. Now the service: The gal who checked us in...

1Thank beerz
da22, owner at Clarita's Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Hola Amigos: Maybe the San Francisco 'Dude' has a point. Maybe the 90 other positive reviews were actually written by our......... "disabled dog". I'll stop here, because anyone who knocks a disabled dog isn't going to enjoy Claritas Beach Hotel. I am Clarita, the owner.

Reviewed 28 March 2009

Clarita's is a good value and right on the beach. As previous people have said, the beers are amazingly cold and decently priced. The pool is also a great place to spend the evening when it is super hot outside. The downsides to Clarita's are the service at the bar/check-in and the noise at night. The first night we were...

1Thank HumJer
Reviewed 25 March 2009

This was my second stay at Clarita's and second visit to Jaco. Once again the stay was beyond my expectations and the atmosphere, beautiful and friendly staff, excellent security and service and stunning location near the northernmost least crowded part of the beach were the best. The new waterfall feature pool is a great addition. The afternoon surf is great...

1Thank 765AZ

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  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Jaco's most affordable beach front hotel with complete restaurant and bar. Prime Beach front location with spectacular views of Pacific Ocean and rain forest. The Place in Jaco for folks who love the beach, crave ocean breezes and breaking surf, who expect excellent friendly service, and who want to kick back, have fun and catch Costa Rica's Pura Vida!!! Claritas provides ocean front clean rooms with ac, cable TV, hot water, refrigerators, room safes, swimming pool and bar, free wifi, free secured private parking, live bands- all at affordable rates. Great surf in front of your room. Cheapest rooms & Coldest beer on Jaco Beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clarita's Beach Hotel

Address: 300 meters North of Best Western Hotel on the Beach, Jaco 0078, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range: $69 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
Also Known As:
Claritas Beach Jaco
Hotel Claritas Beach
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Jaco
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Jaco
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“Get a room away from the bar.”
Whitecat11, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“Just email the hotel. Tell them your days.”
Raymond77771963, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“all are good”
russ01969, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms have good A/C and are not exposed to too much late afternoon sun. They stay cooler.”
  • Duh...the pool
chafraho, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“AC Rooms Upstairs are Best”
MrDelMar_Matt, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
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