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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Casa Marbella is a great place to stay! It is really relaxed and the view is absolutely beautiful.. You are surrounded by nature, and if you're lucky you can see monkeys and other animals in the trees in the early morning. The owners were very very nice and were always willing to help. The rooms are very clean and spacious,...

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Andre A, Owner at Casa MarBella, responded to this review

Thank you Nikita for the great review. I'm glad you and Devonish loved it and that you saw the monkeys too! You are always welcome and hope to see you again in the near future.

Fayetteville, Arkansas
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I've made four trips to various regions in CR over the past 16 years; this is my favorite hotel yet. Very clean, quiet, everything works. The new owners are a young couple who have managed the place before recently buying it. They're doing it right. The town of Santa Teresa is okay, but pricey and a little presumptuous for me....

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Andre A, Owner at Casa MarBella, responded to this review

Thank you Fran for writing a great review. We really appreciate it and its awesome to read it was your favorite hotel yet. Looking forward to having you back here with your kids and husband. And hopefully we can practice some more Spanish together.

Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

First time I have ever taken the time to write a review. But this place is the coolest, and we just love Andre and Jesse! The three bedroom suite is sweet -- one of the nicest rooms I've stayed in. Everything about the ambiance is laid back and first rate. Sitting back on the grand porch of the room, gazing...

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Andre A, Owner at Casa MarBella, responded to this review

Thank you David for the amazing review; we really appreciate it. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and that we could be a bit of help. It was our pleasure having you here and you and your family are always welcome. Look forward to seeing you again soon. :)

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We just got back from ST - stayed for 9 nights at Casa Marbella. It was our 2nd trip, the first one was in February during the dry season. Casa Marbella is a true gem, sitting on top of the hill away from the dust of the road with a magnificient view on the ocean. The 2 bedrooms (very comfortable...

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Andre A, Owner at Casa MarBella, responded to this review

Hello Aurelie. Thank you so much for the kind words, it means a lot to us hearing this, specially from a returning costumer. We are glad that you get the feeling that you are at home, that is definitely what we aim for here in Casa MarBella. We are glad that you have enjoyed having Tao around, I think she...

Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Just spent 14 nights at Casa Marbella. The family owned and run business by Jesse and Andre is kept very clean by their hard working staff and all Guests quickly feel part of the family and right at home. The rooms are very comfortable. Their Young Dog Toa will keep you well entertained. Jesse and Andre give great recommendations on...

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Andre A, Owner at Casa MarBella, responded to this review

Hey Zane and Maria. It was our absolute pleasure having you here with us. I'm glad you enjoyed our rooms and considered them well clean. We will make sure to pass the message along to Xiomara. She does indeed do a fantastic job. Our doors are always open to you guys. Hope to see you soon. Best,

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

This hotel is gorgeous from the infinity pool, to the yoga deck, to the views of the canopy and the ocean. We saw monkeys, iguanas, hummingbirds, and other interesting wildlife while having our morning coffee. The owners, Jessie and Andre, really go above and beyond to make the experience special for all of their guests. They take the time to...

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Andre A, Owner at Casa MarBella, responded to this review

Thank you Andrew and Bina for the wonderful review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay, and we certainly enjoyed having you here. Congratulations again you newlyweds and hope to see you again in the near future. You are always welcome :)

Idaho Falls, Idaho
Reviewed 6 August 2016

My family just recently stayed at Casa MarBella for 5 nights. We stayed in the 2 bedroom suite. It had a kitchen area with a full size fridge, which was great and it had an amazing private balcony that we ate our breakfast on every morning. We absolutely loved this place. The views are great and it's only a few...

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Andre A, Owner at Casa MarBella, responded to this review

Hello Matt. It was our absolute pleasure hosting you and your lovely family here. You are amazing and we would love to have the opportunity to have you here again in the future. Thanks for the compliments on the hotel and to us, we really appreciate it! Like we discussed feel free to email us about suggestions for your future...

San Luis Obispo, California
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Did a retreat here and absolutely loved it. The staff were amazing and helpful, we were able to book activities straight through them and get better prices. The ease of it all really helped us enjoy Costa Rica more rather than worrying about details. I enjoyed the views and just down the hill was a tienda that was well priced....

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Andre A, Owner at Casa MarBella, responded to this review

Hi. That is great that you loved the Yoga retreat that we have hosted here in Casa MarBella. Got to say a lot of the credit goes to the wonderful Yoga retreat leaders that work with us to make all of this possible. We are very glad to hear that you found our staff amazing and helpful, we strive to...

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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent hotel, perfectly located very close to the marvellous beach Santa Teresa. From their location you have a nice platform to observe many kinds of animals. The two young owners are very kind and very helpful. They provide a relevant advices. We recommend this hotel

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Andre A, Owner at Casa MarBella, responded to this review

Hello. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay here in Casa MarBella and that you had the opportunity to see the different wildlife that you can enjoy from our property. For us this is one of the things that make this place even more special. Also happy to see that you have enjoyed our recommendations and they were...

Reviewed 1 August 2016

Casa Marbella is an excellent small hotel tucked up and away from the main street. It's a beautiful, modern design that feels comfortable and free. The owners, André and Jessie, and very welcoming and laid back. Their pup Tao is adorable and well trained. The breakfast package is a great deal: homemade tortillas, delicious eggs, rice and beans, and fruit...

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Andre A, Owner at Casa MarBella, responded to this review

Thanks Sean for the awesome review. You rock!! We loved having you yogi acrobats around and are excited for you guys to be back for the next retreat in December. And it's nice to hear that we were helpful, because that's what we aim for. We miss you already and even Tao misses you. Looking forward to having you guys...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casa MarBella is a boutique hotel situated on a mountain slope in Santa Teresa. The property provides a spectacular panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean and is a five-minute walk to the beach, restaurants, and stores. Being surrounded by rainforest, it offers a unique opportunity to watch wildlife in their natural habitat. The area is renowned for its consistent surf breaks, some of which are walking distance from the property. The Casa consists of eight units with four different typologies of rooms for your different needs and group sizes. It is an ideal venue for those seeking the privacy, services, and comforts of individual hotel rooms, yet the intimacy of a private villa. The décor of the rooms is a minimalist approach with a tropical touch. The amenities of the hotel include free parking area, Wi-Fi in the common areas, infinity pool, ocean view yoga deck, sun terrace, and reception. All of the rooms have ocean view and air conditioning. Services we provide include house keeping, massage, babysitting, and concierge where we can schedule an array of activities for no extra charge. ... more   less 

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Address: 125 meters east and 25 meters north of Super Ronny's, Santa Teresa 5361, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range: RM396 - RM1,311 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Casa Marbella Santa Teresa
Casa Marbella Hotel Santa Teresa
Casa MarBella Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Santa Teresa
#3 Family Hotel in Santa Teresa
#4 Romantic Hotel in Santa Teresa
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“#6 is my personnal favorite”
 of 5 bubbles aureliep10, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have great views. The pool is centrally located by activities are shut down at 9 PM so their is no noise issue if turning in early”
 of 5 bubbles zbailey2016, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The 2 & 3 bedroom units have private balconies with great ocean views.”
 of 5 bubbles MattWinder, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you like space just take one of the Condos is privet”
 of 5 bubbles mikesH9243LJ, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Best view with the double room suit as you get the private balcony, but standar double double room, it´s perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles 799enriquee, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
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