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Monterey del Mar Hotel

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 7 January 2014 via mobile

This place is wonderful although it has a lot of potential to be truly top notch... But it's not. Don't get me wrong: place is really nice. Rooms are very spacious and clean. Beachfront bungalows, very comfortable. Food is very tasty, although I was very disappointed they didn't have available a lot if items on the menu--especially fish and seafood!!...

1Thank MexFoodie
Sunny L, Guest Relations Manager at Monterey del Mar Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you recent stay and your review. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to give us feedback- we love to hear from our guests and it helps us to get better! It is great to hear that you enjoyed the service, restaurant and surrounding area of our hotel. However, we are sorry to hear that you ran into...

San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 6 January 2014

This place is relaxing and serene. It is a Great beachfront hotel but there needs to be better up keep of the grounds and maintenance of the facilities and rooms. The staff is friendly and accommodating. Our room was a bit run down (paint peeling off walls, hot water and light bulbs not working, floral and greenery around the grounds...

Alajuela, Costa Rica
Reviewed 5 January 2014

I get lunch there one day on January 1st '14, GREAT food!! and excellent attention, plates are huge and tasty, you must try the Fish Taco. You can eat in front of the beach and enjoy a good coffee after your meal.

1Thank Anamaria1984
Reviewed 3 January 2014

A great place to recharge after some days in the rain forest. The beach is beautiful and quiet. You can walk for miles and see very few other people, even in summer. No garbage lying around unlike say Puntarenas or Jaco. Good swimming. The signs warn of a rip tide but we had no issues. The sand is volcanic black...

1Thank AnotherOntarioguy
Reviewed 31 December 2013

We've eaten here twice before and because of the friendlyness of the staff, we decided to stay here the night before our flight. We reserved the Ocean View Deluxe Suite online and we were very happy with what we got. The room was spacious, clean and elegant with a wonderful view. Breakfast was included.

Thank EdinDC6
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 21 December 2013

My boyfriend and I decided to book this place based on price: we found a weeks vacation with a beach front bungalow, including flights and breakfast, for an incredibly low price! We did zero research before we left, so we really didn't know what to expect. But it exceeded what we could imagine! It was very relaxing, the breakfast was...

1Thank Nat W
Lakewood, California
Reviewed 27 November 2013

My husband and I just returned from a 2-night stay here with our 1-year old daughter. We were looking for someplace peaceful that was right on the beach, and that is exactly what this hotel is. We played on the beach one day and we were literally the only people on the entire beach! Very quiet, very serene. The hotel...

1Thank hnv90712
Mountville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 19 November 2013

My husband and I spent five days at Monterey Del Mar in November and had a wonderful time. This was our fourth time in Costa Rica and this property is exactly what we were looking for in a peaceful, Costa Rican, beach vacation. Don't let the half mile dirt road from the main road to the property fool you; as...

1Thank Staci S
Esterillos Este, Costa Rica
Reviewed 20 October 2013

We just had a group of 28 ladies at Monterey Del Mar for a women's retreat. The experience was awesome. To begin with, the entire hotel is beachfront which makes for a perfect setting. The rooms were nice and clean, beds were comfortable, the landscaping beautiful. The food was outstanding and the restaurant is overlooking the beautiful ocean! The staff...

Thank Karen H
Cape Coral, Florida
Reviewed 19 October 2013

I believe Monterey Del Mar is the essence of Costa Rica. The stunning views of the ocean from your room and the wonderful restaurant is what you come to Costa Rica for. I will return over and over for the peace and quiet along with the "family feel" of Monterey Del Mar. The staff is superb and every thing you...

Thank SharandMichael

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
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: $139 - $333 (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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“Pick a different hotel”
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!”
paumalady, 8 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Wifi only at restaurant.”
escapewintersoon, 5 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Free wifi is available in the Restaurant/Bar and pool area. not in the rooms”
RichardH792, 21 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Winfield was in restaurant and lobby”
Georgette1011, 18 Jan 2015 | Read review
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