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Hotel Balcon del Mar

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Paris, France
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Terrible experience !! We had the best suite. No wi-fi in the room, safe broken, no hot water, the first day, no water AT ALL !! The staff not helpful at all. A guy bothering you, desperately trying to sell you time share in the hotel. Asked several times to speak to the manager. The guy never show up. Very...

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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We booked this hotel for one night on our way north along the coast back to San Jose. Have to say some of my impression was the fact that we did not like Jaco, it was over developed and too touristy. We sprung for the suite because we wanted a king bed and oven view. Those both delivered as expected....

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 7 December 2016

No elevators, No glasses in the room to drink water. On asking for glasses, was told to go to the restaurant and ask for it. Its a shame. Booked for 2 nights, Paid US $115/- a night and not even a bottle of water in the room. No drinking glasses. tasteless basic room and washrooms. Breakfast was below average. Not...

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Needed a quick place to stay while taking a reprieve from doing business in San Jose. Booked, but didn't expect much. At first, it seemed nice. Then, I noticed the refrigerator that was rusted out and didn't work. The water that never seemed to come. The pool with scunge floating at the top. The floors that turned my feet black...

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

The pool area is beautiful, the rooms need to be updated, including shower and a green toilet, the balcony door didn't lock, and it smelled like a mildew. We booked a room there but we didn't feel safe and comfortable, so we left. The place has a potential.

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Jaco, Costa Rica
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I always had a great experience at this Hotel & Restaurant, and I enjoy the very friendly community of people working there. They will always run or do anything to make you feel comfortable plus i appreciate Paulo and don Horacio for continued outstanding service. The ample conference room upstairs fantastic for events and meetings.

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So. Calcation not found.
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This place is clean. Personel is attentive. The pictures online dont do it justice. The pool is simple and nice. The rooms can use some updating. However, breakfast is included. I'd give the food a 3.75 ;). There is two nice affordable, family friendly and affordable next to the hotel (to the right facing the beach). My elderly parents and...

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Myself and my partner stayed here for a few nights as part of a two-week trip to Costa Rica. Although this was our least favourite hotel during our stay, it was perfectly adequate. There was nothing special about it but nothing awful. The breakfast varied - on one day it was a buffet with a range of foods whereas on...

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Heredia, Costa Rica
Reviewed 29 July 2016

this is a nice place, has good views and for a good price, the rooms are good. the pool is somewhat small for the size of the hotel. The price is good and the restaurant is ok. Has a great location and the view makes it very very nice

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virginia
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Nice location with cute pool. The food was pleasant. Fresh and tasty. Waitstaff was great. Rooms are basic, linens not as clean as they should be, small balcony off sliding glass doors. No hot water in shower, just warm. AIR CONDITIONER excellence!!!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Hotel Balcon del Mar

Address: Bohio Street, Jaco, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range: RM403 - RM767 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Balcon del Mar 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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Also Known As:
Balcon Del Mar Jaco
Balcon Del Mar Hotel
Hotel Balcon Del Mar Costa Rica/Jaco
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Jaco
#11 Spa Hotel in Jaco
#17 On the Beach Hotel in Jaco
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“I wont stay there ever again. not worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles gulshanss, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Wifi works nowhere... don't even try.”
 of 5 bubbles ED4664, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“chose rooms 2nd floor and above for the view”
 of 5 bubbles jacampos00, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles cgrooms81, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Room 207 had a great view and just a few steps downstairs to the pool.”
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 of 5 bubbles theblueox, 8 Nov 2015 | Read review
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