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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 11 July 2012

I really enjoyed this hotel. It's located right by the beach and really close to the main strip. The rooms were spacious and comfortable. My room had a balcony facing the pacific and the a/c and hot water worked well. I had a little trouble with the wi-fi in my room, but in the pool/restaurant/bar area, the connection was good....

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 3 July 2012

We stayed here during an educational tour with our daughters school. We did not choose the hotel but we were pleasantly surprised. After a long trip of very poor lodgings this hotel came as a treat. At this point our standards had been lowered in terms of what to expect at each new location but we were happy and comfortable...

Thank 4willtravel
Carmel, Indiana
Reviewed 22 June 2012

Pros: On the beach, good pool area with a nice bar and restaurant area, an almond tree nearby that had the most macaws I have ever seen in one place, a short walk to the downtown shops and restaurants, a nice balcony, a comfortable bed, and working A/C. Cons: no elevator, rip tides in this section of the beach, and...

1Thank MizzouLizard
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 January 2012

Myself along with seven of my close friends stayed at this hotel for four nights. The hotel was across the street from the beach. Parking was easy due to a employee stationed outside of the hotel waiting to assist guests. The staff definitely made this hotel. Each employee was professional, yet friendly, and extremely helpfull. The hotel was clean but,...

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Province of San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 2 November 2011

This hotel is in the heart of Jaco, one of the most active beach towns in the country. It is located on the Pacific side, around 90 minutes from San Jose the capital via the new Caldera “highway“. This is a small hotel. It is a building in the shape of a horseshoe, it has 4 or 5 floors. The...

6Thank drpjgs
Miami, Florida
Reviewed 1 October 2011

The Hotel Balcon del Mar is located right next to a police station in Jaco, a very dicey town on the Pacific coast. While the ocean views are lovely, crime is ever-present. Drug dealers sell on the street with impunity and there are plenty of prostitutes cruising near the hotel. My advice is to stay out of Jaco altogether. It's...

1Thank Anita A
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 12 July 2011

I don't think I would ever visit Jaco again, but honestly, I'd probably return to this hotel and request room 409 if I had to. We got really, really lucky with our room, as it was very spacious and on the top floor. I had seen other rooms that were very cramped and ours wasn't like that at all. We...

2Thank mlove17
Elizabeth City, NC
Reviewed 11 February 2011

Located right on the Pacific Ocean, with a spectacular view of the water, we were excited about staying here. However, the door to our room had large gaps (explaining the gecko getting into our shower), the rooms were awkwardly laid out, and the whole place felt cramped and jammed around the central pool. Food at the restaurant was not good...

Thank Grice-Fearing
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 20 January 2011

We stayed for a week in Jan 2011, the hotel looked nice, just like the website pictures, hotel faces the beach and the setting sun, very nice view from our room, we had buffet dinner half the time and a la carte the rest, restaurant provides excellent south American food, restaurant overlooks the beach and setting sun as well. The...

Thank LO1111
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 18 January 2011

If for some reason you have to stay in Jaco, then you could do worse then this place. It does have a great location right on the beach, in pretty much the middle of town. It has a very nice pool, and the breakfast is not too bad either. That unfortunately is where the fun stops. I am a bit...

Thank Shmlav

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  • 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
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: ₹ 6,171 - ₹ 10,531 (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
#12 Spa Hotel in Jaco
#18 On the Beach Hotel in Jaco
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“I wont stay there ever again. not worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles gulshanss, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Wifi works nowhere... don't even try.”
 of 5 bubbles ED4664, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“chose rooms 2nd floor and above for the view”
 of 5 bubbles jacampos00, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 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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 of 5 bubbles theblueox, 8 Nov 2015 | Read review
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