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Marbella Surf Inn

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a week here in March and everything was terrific, the rooms were clean and bright and excellent room service daily. Had some great meals in the restaurant, and spent many lazy hours by the pool. The inn is not too far from the beach and many other beautiful beaches are within driving distance nearby. Darcy and Terecita were...

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Encinitas, California
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Great inn very close to the ocean and nice amenities. Cute restaurant onsite, pool, and wifi. Affordable prices and kid friendly. Would recommend to anyone looking for a place near the beach that won't break the bank.

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Darcy B, Owner at Marbella Surf Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to do a review of the Surf Inn. These are greatly appreciated.

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Just exit this place. Ppl claims they have good food from the only 3 places that serves food on this small town. A young girl took my order, but 5 mins later an older woman came and claimed she need the table for other party of 2, and since I was alone they preferred the other customers. Next time please...

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Darcy B, Owner at Marbella Surf Inn, responded to this review

Sorry to hear about your experience. We normally seat singles at the bar during a busy night. Once seated though you should not have been asked to move.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We stayed at the Marbella Surf Inn during the 'predicted' arribada during September (the arribada happened about a week and a half later, but most of our party got to see turtles anyways). We loved it! The bathroom was huge, the beds super comfortable, the AC worked (almost TOO well), and the restaurant had great food and drinks available. The...

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Darcy B, Owner at Marbella Surf Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to do a great review. These are always appreciated by all who work to make your stay enjoyable. We look forward to hosting you in future. PURA VIDA!

Colorado
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We loved our taste of Costa Rica while staying at the Marbella Surf Inn! Darcy and his entire staff couldn't have done more to make our visit any better. The Inn is clean, comfortable, and air-conditioned - with a beautiful pool. The chef makes delicious food and everyone is so welcoming. From snorkeling and a fantastic lunch at a sodita...

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Monroe, New Jersey
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We own a condo close to the Marbella Surf Inn. We had heard that pizza there was very good. The crust is thin and the toppings were generous. We took a couple of slices home. We'll go back and try other items on the menu.

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Narragansett, Rhode Island
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Darcy and his staff are some of the best. Marbella is in a small farm town and about a 20 minute walk from the beach. As always, if you are traveling in Costa Rica, I would suggest a car in case you wanted to disappear to other areas on the coast. Marbella Surf Inn is great for families! It offers...

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Darcy B, Owner at Marbella Surf Inn, responded to this review

Thanks very much Kailie for taking the time to do a review it is greatly appreciated. It was wonderful having you spend time with us and enjoying a little relaxation time. Pura Vida!

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

One of the best vacations we've ever had with a lot of credit to Darcy and his Pura Vida hospitality! I must admit that I wasn't sure what to expect heading down that dirt road but we loved staying at the Marbella Surf Inn. The room was clean and spacious (for four of us) although we didn't spend much time...

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Darcy B, Owner at Marbella Surf Inn, responded to this review

Ruth/Teemu thanks so much for the review. As always very much appreciated. I have to say February started out great largely because of the experience I shared with you on the adventure package. I normally only do a 2 person package but it is clear that a family package is needed. I am grateful for having met you both and...

Dennis Port, Massachusetts
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

I am not one to write reviews on hotels and restaurants, however I can not simply brush this last trip off. My boyfriend and I visited for 9 days, and stayed at the Surf Inn the entire time. We signed up for the adventure packet, it is COMPLETELY worth it!! Trips were amazing, the tours were breath taking and the...

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Darcy B, Owner at Marbella Surf Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much Em! This is a special review for me as it has been just as wonderful an experience for me as it was for you and Matt. I truly had a very blessed February. I had so many wonderful people enter my life in this past month I can't explain how grateful I am to have the Marbella...

Reviewed 17 February 2016

Don't be afraid of the approximately 20 minute dirt road to get there because it is absolutely worth it. #1 - with only 6 rooms it is a very intimate and comfortable. The rooms are very clean and bright and the beds were really comfortable. #2 - the staff was wonderful! They helped us learn some Spanish, they shared family...

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Darcy B, Owner at Marbella Surf Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Janice. It was a treat having you and Dennis stay with me both here and in Samara. I am truly grateful for having such wonderful experiences and being able to share those. Wish there was more time but there is always a next time. Pura Vida, Darcy

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the heart of Marbella, Guanacaste,Costa Rica you will find The Marbella Surf Inn, a quaint hotel within walking distance to a world class surfing beach. We offer six air conditioned suites that are tastefully furnished with cable TV, refrigerator, coffee maker & coffee and Wi-Fi Internet. The hotel is complimented by a beautiful pool with swim up bar and our popular restaurant “El Rancho” -serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marbella Surf Inn

Address: 300 Meters West of the Ice Tower, Marbella 50603, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Marbella
Price Range: RM365 - RM587 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Marbella Surf Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Corner suites are large and sunny.”
JaniceB505, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All All rooms good. Upstairs best”
vant2016, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Hotel has 2 floors and all are good rooms facing the pool and grounds.”
brianwC5319EC, 20 Nov 2015 | Read review
“there are only 6 units (another benefit), and they are all good, but the upper balconies are a pretty killer spot to sip your Tico coffee (or cerveza) and watch birds and monkeys”
andyc809, 15 Apr 2015 | Read review
“There are only six rooms, so book early!”
587marilynr, 15 Feb 2015 | Read review
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