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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good5%
  • Average11%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible41%
14 Nov 2015
“Great location and friendly staff”
4 Jul 2015
“Good view, very bad ethics”
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
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Bar/Lounge
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Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

This hostel is located right in front of the beach (quite and beautiful beach, no party scene). There are outdoor showers so it's convenient after a swim. The staff are friendly, helpful and they make delicious coffee and hummus. The hostel needs some more work...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2015

The hotel is fine, I guess, if you're not looking for cleanliness, friendly staff and, well, cleanliness. What I had a problem with was their animal treatment. They keep a goat tied up on a small rope at all times, you can hear it crying...More

2  Thank robocooper
Reviewed 6 April 2015

After spending two weeks traveling Costa Rica and staying primarily in hostels, Mar Y Sol was the single worst place we stayed. Bad enough it prompted me to write my first review on trip advisor. Pro: -Good location, close to beach. Close enough so that...More

1  Thank Xplorsafely
Reviewed 11 September 2014

Amazing hostel right on the beach , you can see amazing sunsets right from your room balcony. Nice bar and excelent food:) Very friendly staff. Place is well run. Highly recomended to budget travelers due to low pe=rices and high standard.

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Reviewed 29 July 2014

I don't like writing bad reviews, but I'm afraid our stay at Mar Y Sol was not the best. First to the positives though. Nice location (right on the beach), but Manzanillo is tiny and not much going on. About 15km from Puerto Viejo, which...More

1  Thank Samdek
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Beachfront
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Breakfast included
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"Choose room from beach side and you have nice breeze comming trough the windows..."
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"Look for security in Costa Rica especially. Exterior bars on the windows. Locked gates requiring a night..."
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"Try to get a room facing with ocean with a balcony, a refuge from the smelly room!!"
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"The rooms upstairs have the best view."
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