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Esencia Hotel & Villas

Playa Santa Teresa, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Apr 9 Apr 10
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
US$140*
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    • Excellent28%
    • Very good38%
    • Average17%
    • Poor9%
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    “local disco” (2 reviews)
    “two singles” (2 reviews)
    “front porch” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
    3 Star Hotel
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    All reviews local disco two singles front porch nice pool beautiful hotel beach access kitchen hill path
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stayed here for 3 nights and really loved the villa, it was spacious and very well kept. I, however,had a problem with the aroma therapy scent in our villa. It was overpowering. We found the scent sticks and put them on the deck which...More

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Esencia is a very nice and beautifull place, equipied with all the comfort elements you could expect, including a nice staff doing a good job...So what could justify such a por notation? La buya, my friend..., it means the noise in spanish. If you haven't...More

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    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    Me and my family spent ten days at this lovely place. We are a family of four with two kids,3 and 6 years old. We stayed in a villa and it was clean with enough room for all of us. The kitchen was okey not...More

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    Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

    The villas very nice inside, spacious with private balcony. However, power outlets didn't work for one night, but fixed the next day. The bed sheets were stained, and the bathroom floors were full of dirt after the housekeepers cleaned. Also the housekeepers didn't knock before...More

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    Reviewed 3 February 2017

    Stayed here a few nights before moving to the beach. Cabanas are sweet! Small kitchen, decent sized bath, super comfortable bed, nice little porch, and a hammock in front. Located near the center of Santa Teresa across from one of the main beach accesses and...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    Pool & Beach (14)
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    Room Tips
    "Stay closer to the pool, it's across the street from a popular disco."
    msnform, 1 month agoRead review
    "For a quiet room - an avoid the music from the night clubs - choose the "pool view" rooms which are..."
    isalondon2016, 2 months agoRead review
    "Open Space villas are the best..."
    CesarAGC, 8 months agoRead review
    "If your not looking for something special, this will work for you."
    PCNair, over a year agoRead review
    "Individual casitas are worth the upgrade and get wifi reception in room."
    Roundpaws, over a year agoRead review
    "ask for a room upstairs if you can, but ground floor will do too"
    Andrea M, over a year agoRead review
    "Houses are better choice than simple rooms. In simple rooms stays in the upper level is better, besides the..."
    Travelling2011014, over a year agoRead review
    "further away from the disco (up the hill) is better."
    Jimmy H, over a year agoRead review
    "Ask for a Villa and make sure you get what you pay for."
    Dampez, over a year agoRead review
    "I can recommend the villas, and especially nr 6, which is located higher up at the pool area."
    Linda_Dahnberg, over a year agoRead review
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