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Hotel Balcon del Mar

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Kennewick, Washington, United States
Reviewed 15 December 2015

This was my second visit to Jaco, and this time I stayed at the Balcon Del Mar Hotel which was right on the beach in downtown Jaco. Although the location was good and the staff courteous, I can not say much more for this place. No one spoke very good English, although they were kind and friendly. My room was...

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Wow, this place was clean! We had a lovely 3 days in this hotel and truly think we booked the best spot on the beach for the money. Reception was quick and employees spoke English pretty well. They showed me prices in both Colones and US Dollars. Our room was ready and spotless! Linens were new. Our room was on...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 25 November 2015

I went on this trip with a total of 30+ people. I was impressed at how easy it was for our tour guide to make sure all of us got checked into our rooms. The staff was patient and friendly. Complimentary breakfast was nice, though I'm from the states and I'm used to a certain kind of breakfast, I'm not...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 13 November 2015

Great hotel located right in front of the beach, we got a room wit a balcony where we could see the the nice pool and the beach. The service and staff were so efficient and nice. It's right in the center of Jaco, so we could walk to different restaurants, stores and walked back from clubs at night without danger....

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Palmer, Alaska
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Good service, clean rooms, nice pool and beautiful ocean view. Chairs on the beach included as well as breakfast. AC was good in the room. Good location to walk to shops and restaurants downtown. Nothing to complain about.

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Melvin Village, New Hampshire
Reviewed 1 August 2015

We had to spend a night in Jaco beach after visiting the Osa Peninsula and Manuel Antonio on the way North to Nicoya. It is located on a little side street, away from the noise main road, right on the ocean. Our room had a nice view of the ocean. We enjoy beautiful sunsets. The restaurant specializes in Peruvian cuisine,...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Great beach hotel, special for those interesting in a fun party loving beach community. The restaurant is the best place to be, the food is very good. We can recommend to future visitors and people visiting the area.

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Thank Klaus B
El Jobo, Costa Rica
Reviewed 12 July 2015

We have not been big fans of Jaco beach, especially being from Guanacaste`s more secluded beach area ( Nosara ). However, after visiting the area last week, we must recon it has changed quite a bit, for the good. Although still a surfing and soft party town, Jaco has improved quite a bit, the main Boulevard has become quite lovely,...

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Oakland, California
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Hotel is on the beach, right in the middle of Jaco. Staff is super friendly, food is incredible, Peruvian, Ceviches, Arroz Chaufa, you name it. The hotel is not the most luxurious one but has a nice 3 star standard and the price is more than fair. Well done.

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Reviewed 6 July 2015

This is the typical badly managed hotel, that charges a top price for a cheap hotel, not very well kept, probably underpaid and unappreciated staff. The only saving factor is that the reception staff is friendly. They just need to step it up to be able to deliver. The worst part was when we got removed from the beach chairs...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Hotel Balcon del Mar

Address: Bohio Street, Jaco, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range: ₹ 5,700 - ₹ 13,927 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Balcon del Mar 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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Also Known As:
Balcon Del Mar Jaco
Balcon Del Mar Hotel
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Jaco
#10 Spa Hotel in Jaco
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Jaco
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“I wont stay there ever again. not worth it.”
gulshanss, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Wifi works nowhere... don't even try.”
ED4664, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“chose rooms 2nd floor and above for the view”
jacampos00, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from the first floor.”
cgrooms81, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Room 207 had a great view and just a few steps downstairs to the pool.”
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theblueox, 8 Nov 2015 | Read review
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