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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We stayed at Casa Marin a few times on our trip as we criss crossed Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Jody met us each time from our flights. She is just a lovely, warm lady. Casa Marin is a short hop from the airport. We stayed in the Dolphin cabina which has a large comfortable double bed and a single bed...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Jody and Wilson gave us a warm welcome and a lovely place to stay for our 1st time in Costa Rica and for a special occasion, our honeymoon. We were traveling extensively by car and they provided much guidance and assistance for our adventure. The B&B is beautiful, clean and the best sleep I have had in months! Breakfast is...

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CasaMarinCostaRica, Owner at Casa Marin B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your glowing review, it makes us want to continue the work when we meet such wonderful people like yourselves. We are privileged to be able to share in the time of your honeymoon and am so happy your trip here went so well. Definitely more to see and come back for, we look forward to...

Owen Sound, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although Casa Marin is best known as a wonderful B&B, Jody & Wilson also have a great transfer service to assist their clients in travelling within Costa Rica. My wife & I have utilized their excellent transfer services during our visits to Costa Rica over the past four years. Wilson, Jody and their fine driver Julio have escorted us many...

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CasaMarinCostaRica, Owner at Casa Marin B&B, responded to this review

Thanks so much for mentioning the transportation services. That is how the whole idea of having a B&B evolved, from meeting some wonderful people like yourselves to spend time with while driving around the country. You both are truly a delight and it is our good fortune to have had this opportunity again to do this for you. Costa Rica...

Davis, California
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Jody and her husband were wonderful hosts. We wanted a place close to the airport for an early morning flight and this was perfect. They ordered pizza for us when we arrived late at night and took us at 5am to the airport. The rooms are really comfortable too.

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CasaMarinCostaRica, Owner at Casa Marin B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. So appreciate that. We were so happy to have you as guests and glad that your trip here with your children went so well. It is a great country to bring a family to and have wonderful adventures and fun. I have yet to see anyone leave here...

Anchorage, AK
Reviewed 6 June 2016

First trips to new countries are always a challenge and when we're going to a new spot for the first time we really like to find a bed and breakfast that can make our landing just a little bit softer by picking us up at the airport, helping us get a local SIM, and helping us shake off the mental...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 13 May 2016

We were looking for a place near SJO for an early morning flight and we weren't disappointed. The owner picked us up from the airport, offered to drive us to a restaurant or grocery store, and drove us back to the airport the next morning. Given our early departure, she packed a fresh, healthy, and hearty to-go breakfast. We enjoyed...

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CasaMarinCostaRica, Owner at Casa Marin B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying here at Casa Marin B&B and also for taking the time to write a review. I so appreciate your comments and feedback. I am always grateful that the guests send comments, it makes me think of what I can improve on. I do hope you can come back to Costa Rica again, there are...

Shanghai, China
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed a night on either end of our trip to Costa Rica at Casa Marin. We were traveling with our kids (8&11). We were picked up at the airport by a very friendly man named Wilson who was easily identified by a sign with our name and escorted to a very comfortable clean van. As soon...

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CasaMarinCostaRica, Owner at Casa Marin B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write the review. It sure helps the business and we thoroughly enjoyed our time with you and your family. I, too, feel I have made some great friends. That is the beauty of having this B&B. I am so happy that you had such an amazing time with the animals and...

Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Two women traveling to Costa Rica alone....feeling a bit uncomfortable as I was filling out the paperwork for the SUV...Just as I was getting worried about driving to find Casa Marin, Jody came & met us at the car agency & we followed her to the Inn! What a relief! We had never been to San Jose before & the...

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CasaMarinCostaRica, Owner at Casa Marin B&B, responded to this review

I so appreciate you taking the time to write your review as I know how busy everyone's life is when they return home. I so enjoyed making you both feel comfortable and welcome to this country. I feel that is a big role as the owner, to orient guests to the country as much as I can in talking about...

Hamden, CT
Reviewed 16 March 2016

My partner and I decided to celebrate her 60th birthday at the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica. Our flight into the main airport in Costa Rica landed after the last flight to the Osa Peninsula, so we needed a place to stay in Alajuela on the first night and also on the last night before heading back home. We researched...

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CasaMarinCostaRica, Manager at Casa Marin B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and support. I so enjoyed preparing for the birthday events, finding it fun to do even though I did not know either of you. We immediately bonded and shared much conversation during your two stays. I so appreciated hearing of your adventures while here. After 12 years, I have yet to hear...

Owen Sound, Canada
Reviewed 5 January 2016

My wife & I utilized the transfer services provided by Jody & Wilson of the Casa Marin on our trips to Costa Rica the past two years over the holiday season. They provided us with expert service on our transfers to and from the Adventure Inn just outside San Jose and the Tree House Hotel in the La Fortuna area....

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CasaMarinCostaRica, Manager at Casa Marin B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for commenting about the transportation piece of what is done here. For 12 years, I have been the person to help coordinate the transportation services working with various hotels, travel agencies or individuals. Some couples like yourselves have returned several times to Costa Rica and we have loved meeting you and driving with you to areas...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casa Marin B&B is located less than 10 minutes from the San Jose, SJO, airport. We are in Alajuela and are central to the volcanos, coffee plantations, waterfalls, botantical gardens and other tourist favorites. Casa Marin B&B is located in a tranquil, rural area of Alajuela, yet convenient to restaurants and shopping. We offer two poolside cabinas, one especially for couples, the other for a family of six. Casa Marin B&B is only an hour and a half from the Pacific Beach, two hours from La Fortuna and Volcano Arenal. We want the best possible vacation for our guests and are knowledgeable about hotels and tours in many areas of the country. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Marin B&B

Address: Calle La Loma | Less than 10 min from San Jose Costa Rica airport, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: RM89 - RM335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Casa Marin B&B Costa Rica/Alajuela
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“Good choice for a large family; the roomy Sirena where we stayed had 3 double beds”
 of 5 bubbles Live2travel45, 6 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Any room is a good room. These people are just so nice and the accomodations are very clean and comfortable., I felt like we were home.”
 of 5 bubbles 678lauras, 8 Jan 2015 | Read review
“The dolphin room is cute and even has its own mediation garden.”
 of 5 bubbles allisonc925, 27 Nov 2014 | Read review
“There are two big rooms by the pool downstairs. We stayed in Dolphin. The other one looks just as good, but I can tell you the bed in dolphin is nice and firm. There are two smaller rooms in the house and we didn't see those.”
 of 5 bubbles Kurt_in_CLE, 18 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Both cabinas are great. Steps to the pool, clean and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles nannjud, 26 Dec 2013 | Read review
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