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Monterey del Mar Hotel

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 23 February 2016

My cousin was getting married at another hotel down the beach, so we decided to stay here to attend the festivities over the weekend. We originally booked two nights, but had to cancel one a day before because of unforeseen issues. I called up and spoke to the person who picked up the phone, first in Spanish, and when I...

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Diego S, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Monterey del Mar Hotel, responded to this review

I understand perfectly your situation. WE at the hotel are very concern about this review and we have fired the staff responsible for this situation. we may not make you to try again our service. but for us at least to let you know that the person responsible for this was fired. Thanks again for your invaluable time on writing...

Reviewed 16 January 2016

We got married here on November 15, 2015 right on the beach! It was a great setting which the hotel completely set up (decorations and such). We had a dinner right on the beach as well with a great bon fire! The staff at the hotel did a wonderful job serving us and even knew us by name and what...

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Wisconsin
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Was staying down the road and sent there for dinner. We sat out door's and enjoyed the view of the ocean. My meal was delicious and well spiced maui-maui fish. The owner came over and told us of his dreams for this hotel. The next day as we passed by the hotel was dressed up for a large group they...

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Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

From the moment I arrived here, I sensed a sense of calm and quite. The staff was really pleasant, and the manager showed us directly into our room. The restaurant has a really calm atmosphere as well and the staff is very respectful and polite. The prices are actually really affordable and the overall experience was really soothing, deffinitely will...

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Costa Rica
Reviewed 17 September 2015

I decided to take a short vacation to relax and found this hotel. I read some reviews and all seemed to be good. With no doubt I called and made the reservation. The entrance to get to the hotel is not very visible and no big announcements. I had to use my phone GPS and had no problem to get...

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Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

Terrible experience. After I had to cancel a reservation within the allowed time frame, they said they will give you the money back but they never did. Calls and go back and forward and all I've got so far are terrible excuses. The person in charge is never available and no wants to take the responsibility. Don't even take a...

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Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

This hotel is located in a great place. From the arrival you just forget about the rest of the world, the place is quiet relaxing and the food on the restaurant is good. At the time I was there a new administration was taking in charge of the hotel and some of my recommendations were very well received by the...

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Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed 24 March 2015

I didn't spend a night or have dinner, but I did have a great experience at the bar both before and after a horse ride booked with Diego of Adventure Riding. The beach and grounds are gorgeous, and we were were well cared for while there.

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Reviewed 20 March 2015

Two months preview to our visit we made a reservation at this hotel, but we had to cancel a month before due to personal reasons. We tried to get our deposit money back but they wouldn't reply saying it had to be managed by a specific lady who after several phone calls never showed up, never returned our emails. We...

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Demarest, New Jersey
Reviewed 10 March 2015

I guess I have to disagree with a lot of reviewers here. My family and stayed in this hotel for 3 nights. Honestly, if not for the beach or very nice ladies at the front desk, this hotel would be getting one star. The hotel IS located on a beautiful beach. Can't deny that. First - no hlp with luggage....

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Monterey del Mar Hotel, Restaurant & Spa is the gem of the Central Pacific Coast. Nestled between the popular destinations of Jaco and Manuel Antonio National Park, this boutique hotel offers a convenient location with the serenity of a secluded beach. The warm colors of the hotel and it's lush tropical gardens give way to a breathtaking, uninterrupted view of expansive Playa de Esterillos Este (Esterillos Este Beach).Enjoy swimming in our beautiful pool, a relaxed stroll on our cocoa-colored sand beach, go play in the waves, enjoy a delicious meal at our beachfront restaurant or ask our concierge to book an adventure tour for you. Amenities include: oceanfront rooms, elegant suites with private terraces, a beachfront restaurant with selections ranging from local fare to international favorites, spa services, air conditioning, hot water, free wifi in the lounge, satellite TV, room service and complimentary continental breakfast. As our welcome guest you are our priority. We look forward to seeing you soon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monterey del Mar Hotel

Address: Esterillos Este Beach at The West End | Canton Parrita, Esterillos Este 6300, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Esterillos Este
Price Range: $142 - $341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Monterey del Mar Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 29
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 of 5 bubbles Benguin, 9 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Ocean front junior suite is spacious with great view and sounds of the ocean. The patio has ample seating to share with friends in other junior suites. Go for it!”
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“Wifi only at restaurant.”
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“Free wifi is available in the Restaurant/Bar and pool area. not in the rooms”
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