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Hotel Catalina

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Thunder Bay, Canada
Reviewed 10 February 2013

When we first looked at staying in Jaco we were turned off by the bad rap it gets. But we soon found Jaco and Hotel Catalina to have everything we needed. Naiomi and Sandra are the nicest two ladies you could ever meet. The room they gave us overlooking their beautiful gardens was peaceful and cool even without A/C. Naiomi...

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puravida643, Manager at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and recent stay! We are happy that you enjoyed your time in Jaco and your stay with us at the Catalina! Thank you again and hope to see you soon!

Montana
Reviewed 3 February 2013

Im writing this review under my husband's name-sorry! Anyway, Im 29 and from the US and last June was my third stay at the Catalina. I went back to Jaco to get married and brought my family to The Catalina. Months before my wedding I was in contact with Naomi. She answered many questions I had and made every effort...

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puravida643, Manager at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

We are so happy to be part of your special occasion! Thank you for staying with us at the Catalina. It is always a pleasure to see you and your family! Thank you and hope to see you soon.

Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 7 January 2013

We stayed in Jaco for 2 night in Januay at Catalina and it was just the perfect hotel by the beach to relax and have a good time. Big and clean rooms with a kitchenette. Super friendly staff, Naomi and Sandra, the owners, were amazing with us.

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puravida643, Manager at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! We are so happy you and your family enjoyed your stay, we loved meeting you! Thank you for taking out the time to write a review! Wishing you and your family a fantastic 2013!

New York City, New York
Reviewed 29 November 2012

I had never been to Jaco before and wasn't sure what to expect. Hotel Catalina was the perfect place to spend a week vacation relaxing. It's located on the southern end of town, in the nicest and quietest part of the beach. The mother and daughter owners are from the US and have been down there for 12 years. They...

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puravida643, Manager at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time out to write a wonderful review! So happy that you enjoyed your stay here and hope to see you again in the future! Have a wonderful 2013!

new york city
Reviewed 21 November 2012

I highly recommend this hotel. My friend and I stayed there during the low reason. We loved it there. What a wonderful hotel. Naomi is super friendly and helpful if you need recommendations for restaurants + things to do. We would def visit again!

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puravida643, Manager at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay at the Catalina! Thank you for your review and support! Hope to see you again in the future! Wishing you all the best in 2013!

Billings, Montana, United States
Reviewed 25 October 2012

Absolutely loved this hotel and amazing women who run it. It was complete paradise and Naomi and Sandra were so wonderful!!! If I ever get the chance to visit Costa Rica again I will defiantly be staying at hotel Catalina. I have never felt so at home while traveling but at the Catalina the moment I got there they were...

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puravida643, Manager at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

Thank you! It was a pleasure meeting you and your family, hope to see you all again sometime soon in the future! Happy 2013!

Shelby, Montana
Reviewed 23 June 2012

We had our daughters wedding in Jaco in June 2012. We stayed at Hotel Catalina and enjoyed ever minute of our stay. Naomi & Sandra were such wonderful hostesses. We stayed in a regular room without the AC but with ceiling fan on, we slept great at night! Some of us had the AC rooms. We will go back to...

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puravida643, Owner at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

We were so happy to meet you and your family, and loved being part of the wonderful occasion! We hope to see you again soon! Thank you for everything. - Naomi

Bethpage, New York
Reviewed 19 March 2012

This was my first trip to CR. Hotel Catalina is located in a quaint beachside area of Jaco, where beautiful ocean waves and incredible neon sunsets lull you into relaxation mode. The proprietors are extremely friendly and accomodating; each room is comfortable, cool and clean, they answer to their own high standards. The grounds are a floral paradise, every flower...

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puravida643, Owner at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

We loved having you here! Hope to see you again soon!

Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
Reviewed 4 March 2012

The Catalina continues to be our beach home of choice. Over the past several years we've stayed as a couple, as a family, for a family reunion over the winter holidays, and for a stay with several friends of 60 years (literally) who came from Massachusetts to visit us for the first time. We love the cleanliness, hot water, unbeatable...

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puravida643, General Manager at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

We always enjoy when you visit with your family! Thank you for the continuing support! Hope to see you all again soon!

Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2012

Hotel Catalina is run by a lovely family who are incredibly welcoming. We had a room on the second floor with a perfect view of the most amazing sunset. The rooms are clean and well equipped. It's good value and safe. It is right up the quiet end of Jaco beach away from the main tourist area which does mean...

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puravida643, General Manager at Hotel Catalina, responded to this review

It was a pleasure meeting you both. Thank you for staying with us and writing the lovely review!

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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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: RM483 - RM501 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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