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Hotel Catalina

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 July 2015

We just loved our stay at Hotel Catalina and had to stay longer because we couldn't leave the place ! Very friendly and charming place, beautiful grounds, far enough from the middle of town to enjoy peaceful nights with the sound of the waves and close enough to walk in through the beach to go grab a drink ! rooms...

1Thank enojoe
Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 4 June 2015

We stayed at Hotel Catalina for two nights and loved it! The location is wonderful, with the beach almost literally right at your doorstep. Naomi and her mom were great, from getting us oriented on our first day to accommodating our request for a room on the beach side, to setting up our transportation back to the airport. The room...

1Thank 128kathleend
Zumbro Falls, Minnesota
Reviewed 25 May 2015

This nice, small, family-run hotel is right on the beach. The rooms are pretty basic but very clean. Our room on the second floor had a great deck that overlooked the tropical grounds and had beautiful, vaulted ceilings. There was a small kitchenette with fridge. The pool was great and right across from the ocean. We walked the entire length...

3Thank LarryandSusan2015
Shelby, Montana
Reviewed 20 May 2015

My wife and I have been to Hotel Catalina three times now and each time was the greatest experience! Naomi and Sandra make you feel like family and will do anything for you at any time of the day to make sure your stay is the best. From waking up in the morning and hearing a wonderful "Hola" to dining...

2Thank Moylan7
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Owners very nice people. Nice location on beach. Better prices than other spots. A/C not too effective. Bugs outside door numerous. Beds hard. Good kitchenette. What else to say? Surfing. Fishing. Good

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Thank John M
Missoula, Montana
Reviewed 17 May 2015

Spectacular sunsets - the beach is just steps away from the beautiful scroll gates that welcome you to this little slice of Heaven! Sandra and Naomi were very welcoming and accommodating and made sure all the guests were comfortable and had what they needed. The tropical gardens are BEAUTIFUL and receive lots of love and attention. It's a peaceful, quiet,...

1Thank Karen S
Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

We loved staying at the Catalina. It is our little price of Heaven on Earth! The Catalina is surrounded by natural beauty. The hotel is nestled between breath taking floral displays and the wonders of nature. The ocean is only short walk on the beach away from your room. The hotel itself is the perfect combination of relaxation and invigoration....

Thank Hansrud
San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 28 March 2015

my husband and I stayed at this little beach front hotel. The location was perfect and the grounds were well manicured with lots of large tropical plants. The rooms need updating, the sheets and towels were worn and I needed to wear my flip flops in the shower. The rooms were clean just outdated. The a/c and ceiling fans kept...

2Thank Evelyn R
London, Canada
Reviewed 20 February 2015

This little hotel was perfect for us and is cute as a button. We stayed in an a/c room in the back where we found it to be nice and quiet. The room was super clean and spacious and we enjoyed sitting on the big balcony, looking at the gardens and ocean. Naomi and Sandra are warm and welcoming and...

Thank LondonEnzo
San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 4 February 2015 via mobile

Naomi and her mother are the perfect hosts for your beach holiday in Jaco. The rooms are clean and equipped with a small stove, large new fridge and utensils to cook your meal. Hot shower and daily fresh towels. Hotel is gated and there is a parking space in the back. Mattresses are good. Small swimming pool overlooking the ocean....

1Thank Michael L

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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful beachfront hotel, friendly and peaceful atmosphere. Rooms are clean, simple and bright they have kitchenettes and private patios. Lush gardens, ocean breezes create the perfect relaxing getaway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Catalina

Address: Calle Hidalgo | South Jaco Beach, Beachfront!, Jaco 61101, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range: RM476 - RM489 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Hotel Catalina Costa Rica/Jaco
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“Beachfront, quiet, clean, safe”
knudsendebbie, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are just great”
632la, 4 Feb 2016 | Read review
“If you are like us and find it difficult to sleep in the heat, be sure to ask for a room with air conditioning.”
101dorothym, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“only some rooms have a/c, so be sure to specify that if it's something you want.”
LMS4, 30 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Upper rooms have air conditioning and cost a little more and lower rooms have fans only. ”
Axeman5, 16 Jul 2015 | Read review
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