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Hotel Mar de Luz

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#8 of 45 Hotels in Jaco
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Chicago, Illinois, USA
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has everything you need. The rooms are comfortable and the service is spectacular! My room had a kitchenette for convenience too. We were just across the way from the beach and restaurants and other sites right there. Every morning they had my coffee ready as I am an early riser. Breakfast was included and it was delicious and...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second time here and I enjoyed it a lot, the staff is really nice, always willing to help. Rooms are clean and they helped us get a room at the last minute! Definitely coming back there when going to Jacó.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only stayed here one night. Everything was adequate for our family of four. Kids ages 16 and 12. In our room there were three beds, good A/C, cable TV, small kitchenette and decent sized bathroom. Staff were helpful to offer up suggestions for dinner. Breakfast included fit the bill. They had a nice pool, small play set and a...

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Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We loved this place. Older hotel with a vintage feel but nice pools and courtyard right in Jaco. Some long time expats I talked to said the same. 0ne of the better choices in Jaco if you don't need an ocean view or completely modern appointments.

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Varese
Reviewed 18 November 2016

There were few guests, so the attention was top notch. The hotel is investing constantly to improve guest satisfaction. I was shown a totally renovated room and "waw" that's a 5-star improvement! I was told that a few others were being completed before long.

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San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed at the Mar de Luz for a friend and family vacation. The location was perfect as was the owner and staff. A couple on our trip arranged a marriage in CostaRica beforehand. Victor, the owner, made all the necessary arrangements and allowed us to use his beautiful property in Playa Behuco for the wedding. Victor has always...

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San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 11 September 2016

I have stayed at this location several times within the past 6 yrs. The condominiums are great but the villas offer a true Costa Rican experience. Victor and his staff go over and beyond to make your stay enjoyable. On our early adventure days, the staff arrived earlier than normal just so we could eat breakfast. Days before arriving, my...

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Reviewed 3 September 2016

I visit Jaco Beach, Costa Rica every winter ( summer USA ) to surf, relax and explore the country. I love this hotel and it's location...I feel extremely safe and i receive plenty of help from the staff. Even the hotel owner takes time out of his busy schedule to offer suggestions and recommendations on things to do. My favorite...

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Santa Margarita, California
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The location is only a block off the main drag but is quiet, clean and possess old world charm. Victor, the owner, has spared nothing at making his hotel the nicest place we stayed during our recent trip to Costa Rica ! We loved it so much that we decided to get married there ! We had been told at...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 7 August 2016

I took a party of 18 to Costa Rica and 13 of us stayed at the Mar de Luz. While the other five in our party secured accommodations in other hotels, my understanding of their satisfaction with their locations was mixed. The 13 of us that stayed at Mar de Luz could not be happier! As North Americans, the 13...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At Hotel Mar de Luz you will find an oasis of peace where you can relax after a day of discovering the many attractions of the area. Only a few steps from the hotel a long, sandy beach allows for many activities and where ocean waves have invited surfers from all over the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Mar de Luz

Address: Mar de Luz street, Av. Pastor Diaz, Jaco, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range: ₹ 6,140 - ₹ 9,005 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Mar de Luz 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Mar De Luz Jaco
Mar De Luz Hotel
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Jaco
#6 Romantic Hotel in Jaco
#7 Family Hotel in Jaco
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“Ask for the lately renovated units.”
 of 5 bubbles Thinkcostarica, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The villas offer a true Costa Rican experience”
 of 5 bubbles tomkim1115, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“over looking the pool”
 of 5 bubbles billsC8633AT, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms a are neat, clean and roomy.”
 of 5 bubbles Jardine67, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had 17 and 18. 18 had 3 queen beds.”
 of 5 bubbles shellib948, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
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