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Villas Rio Mar

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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“big pool”(8 reviews)
“swim up bar”(8 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
3.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewsbeautiful groundsbig poolswim up barjunior suitemaintained poolmosquito nettingrooms are nicetypical costa rican breakfastenjoyed our staysitting areagreat poolmini fridgerice and beanssurrounded by naturegreat place to stayclose to townair conditioning
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Reviewed 17 August 2013

We stayed for two nights in the middle of August. I was traveling with my wife and five children ages 6 to 17. We rented two junior suites which were located near the rear of the complex. Before booking I had read other trip advisor...More

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Response from MEsquivel, Manager at Villas Rio MarResponded 25 August 2013

Dear Guest, Thank you for your warm and extensive comments and we are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay in Villas Rio Mar. For families our Junior suites are of course the best options, but – though smaller - the other room types are...More

Reviewed 10 August 2013

Stayed here for a couple of nights at the beginning of February 2013 on our return from Corcovado. Considering its a little off the beaten track the facilities are excellent. The room was clean, comfortable and most importantly, after 4 days in the rainforest, refreshingly...More

Thank James N
Response from MEsquivel, Manager at Villas Rio MarResponded 25 August 2013

Dear Guest, Thank you for your nice comment. Though surrounded by nature we are not of the beaten track. The hotel is on walking distance to the highway (costanera), the beach, and to the village. It’s a rough road to walk on, but it will...More

Reviewed 6 August 2013

Here is what I did like. The ladies at the front desk were nice and the woman who works in the tours information office was really helpful. The grounds are lovely and the house keeping does a nice job. I enjoyed a nice massage from...More

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Response from MEsquivel, Manager at Villas Rio MarResponded 25 August 2013

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments. We try to provide the best services. We are happy to hear that the receptionists and the tour office did a good job. We understand everything was good except the Ravioli. Our staff is trained in flexibility, and...More

Reviewed 6 August 2013

We stayed at Villas Rio Mar end of July, 2013. Our room was a bit of a walk from the main facilities but very quiet, comfortable and clean. The grounds were well kept, dining was good and staff were excellent. My only issues for us...More

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Response from MEsquivel, Guest Relations Manager at Villas Rio MarResponded 10 August 2013

Hi, Thank you so much for your nice work. We do have 52 room, Standard, Superior and Junior Suite and they are located and distributed by 13 bungalow, between beautiful and green garden, so glad was comfortable and clean, sorry about the inconveniences to bit...More

Reviewed 31 July 2013

I recently organized a 3 night yoga retreat at this hotel. There were 15 of us in total. The manager Mauro did a wonderful job responding to emails promptly and efficiently. We stayed in the Junior suites and all the group were very happy with...More

Thank Diva855
Response from MEsquivel, Guest Relations Manager at Villas Rio MarResponded 7 August 2013

Hi, Thank you for your kind work. We are very happy to hear you and your group were attended nicely and warm, this is part of our mission, our manager always try to make sure our guest get a promptly and efficiently services. We have...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Banquet Room
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Tennis Court
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$ 92 - US$ 162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Family Hotel in Dominical
#4 Romantic Hotel in Dominical
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 92 - US$ 162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Family Hotel in Dominical
#4 Romantic Hotel in Dominical
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Olivier P
17 January 2017|
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Response from MEsquivel | Property representative |
Hello, the beach is a 1.5 km, and if you want to go walking it is 15 to 20 minutes or in car is a 5 minutes.
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catiegalen
24 February 2016|
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Response from Peter N | Reviewed this property |
We stayed with our two kids in (12 an 15) in a family suite with two large double beds. It was quite spacious so I Think you couldn't easily get two extra beds in the room. Best wishes. Peter.
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"The best villas are higher up but do involve a climb."
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"Rooms in garden setting .nice grounds"
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"Request room far from pool if you are sensitive to noise."
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"Some of the bungalows are far away - request closest to the pool or office."
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