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Costa Rica
Reviewed 8 September 2013

This hotel and location is a perfect getaway for us, a couple who owns another hotel in Costa Rica. We've been going to Monterey del Mar for several years now and find the Peace and Tranquility we need to recharge in our busy lives. The rooms are spacious, very clean and showers have great water pressure. The staff is friendly,...

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 29 June 2013

During June 2013 we stayed at Monterey Del Mar Hotel (3 nights) for the second time. Our first visit, in July 2010 was a great experience that produced many wonderful memories. This year was not nearly as satisfying. First, I need to say that this hotel is right on a beautiful beach that is practically empty, even on weekends. My...

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SunnyDizzle, Public Relations Manager at Monterey del Mar Hotel, responded to this review

David S., We wish to sincerely apologize for the issues you experienced during your recent stay with us. You were a repeat guest and we most certainly appreciate your choice to come back and are disappointed to hear we did not deliver on what you came to expect from a previous visit. Your feedback is incredibly important to us and...

Bonn, Germany
Reviewed 12 June 2013

We stayed Monterey Del Mar for only one night, but it was our first night out of a rain forest after 8 days stay, it was a pleasant surprise. Room is clean and pretty. Blacksand beach was not busy at all and absolutely beautiful. We have to thank the hotel staff as we left behind some documents, they kept them...

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Hayward, California
Reviewed 29 May 2013

I stayed here for 2 nights with an OAT tour group. The grounds are beautiful (a bit more manicured and resort-like than most of the places we stayed) and the bungalow/villa was wonderful. The linens were the best we encountered and the air conditioning was a welcome amenity! (The A/C was very efficient AND quiet.) There wasn't much wildlife here...

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2Thank ATerrapin
Heredia, Costa Rica
Reviewed 27 May 2013

We took a weekend getaway to Esterillos to run the first Esterillos Beach 10K and spent the night at the Monterey Del Mar. The accommodations were clean, comfortable and convenient. The staff was friendly and helpful and the tropical gardens were well maintained. There’s also abundant tropical wildlife on the property, including iguanas, colorful lapas (macaws) and other birds, and...

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San Jose
Reviewed 15 May 2013

We really enjoyed our stay at Monterey del Mar. The staff is very friendly and willing to help. The restaurant is very good. Reasonable prices for a wonderful weekend. It is located at the beach front.

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Marstons Mills, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 19 April 2013

As a native Cape Codder who grew up on the beach I thought I'd died & gone to heaven. What a beautiful place. The beach is unreal. As far as we could see in either direction we could only see a few people. Swimming & playing in the waves was a blast & you cant beat the sunsets. We spent...

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Raleigh, NC
Reviewed 9 April 2013

This is a very nice hotel on a beautiful beach! The beach is so wide here and a wonderful place to walk .... we were warned not to swim in the ocean, so we traveled to the Manuel Antonio National Park to swim in a beautiful little bay. Our room here was spacious and clean and we had reliable hot...

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 28 March 2013

The setting was amazing. It's right on the ocean, with beautiful sunsets. You can't swim in the ocean hear, but walking the beach is okay. The rooms were comfortable and clean. The grounds are full of flowers, birds and trees. You don't really want to spend much time in the room. The restaurant was open with a view of the...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 20 March 2013 via mobile

This is a wonderful oasis to get away from it all. Beautiful black sand beaches. The grounds are attractively designed and maintained. I found the rooms comfortable especially with the air conditioning and the bathroom clean. The beds are very comfy as well. I like the fact that the duvet cover is changed after each guest so you are not...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Monterey del Mar Hotel, Restaurant & Spa is the gem of the Central Pacific Coast. Nestled between the popular destinations of Jaco and Manuel Antonio National Park, this boutique hotel offers a convenient location with the serenity of a secluded beach. The warm colors of the hotel and it's lush tropical gardens give way to a breathtaking, uninterrupted view of expansive Playa de Esterillos Este (Esterillos Este Beach).Enjoy swimming in our beautiful pool, a relaxed stroll on our cocoa-colored sand beach, go play in the waves, enjoy a delicious meal at our beachfront restaurant or ask our concierge to book an adventure tour for you. Amenities include: oceanfront rooms, elegant suites with private terraces, a beachfront restaurant with selections ranging from local fare to international favorites, spa services, air conditioning, hot water, free wifi in the lounge, satellite TV, room service and complimentary continental breakfast. As our welcome guest you are our priority. We look forward to seeing you soon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monterey del Mar Hotel

Address: Esterillos Este Beach at The West End | Canton Parrita, Esterillos Este 6300, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Esterillos Este
Price Range: RM443 - RM1,064 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Monterey del Mar Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 29
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“Free wifi is available in the Restaurant/Bar and pool area. not in the rooms”
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