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Hostal del Mar, also known in the region as El Castillo (The Castle) due to its unique architecture, is a beautiful building situated just on the sea offering accommodation in various types of rooms (2, 3 or 4 beds) with continental breakfast included, daily served on the terrace with an amazing sea view. Here you will be able to find the tranquility and the quietness with its endless orange sunsets on the balcony, in the terrace or the tropical garden with hammocks. Besides, the town of Golfito is a unique place where the mounty jungle and the sea perfectly find each other across the long gulf, in one of the most biologically diverse regions of the world. Hostal del Mar is the perfect base to start your trip to Corcovado National Park, the jewel of nature of Costa Rica and to Piedras Blancas National Park, Golfito National Wildlife Refuge, the Golfo Dulce and Pavones and Zancudo, some of the most beautiful and wild beaches of Costa Rica. As a tourist you may appreciate the location of the hostal, surrounded by local houses, so you will be able to experience an authentic Tico (Costa Rican) atmosphere and become part of the community. Our friendly staff is looking forward to your visit and ready to fulfill all your needs.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
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Hostal del Mar is awesome, located right on the Gulf with stunning views in every direction. We were greeted by Viviana who welcomed us very warmly and showed us around, and we also got to meet the owner, Catalina, who was so helpful and organized a water taxi for us. We took
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Beautiful spot. It's a very large house that has been modified to become a hostel. The view to the gulf is amazing and the place has a dock, which is really convenient to go on a tour whale watching. Breakfast was included, it was toast and fruit
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Hostal del Mar feels more like a friendly, welcoming Bed & Breakfast than a hostal. Catalina and Valeria provide a beautiful home-like atmosphere in their elegant waterfront hostal located in a gorgeous natural setting. They serve a nice breakfast (included in the very
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One of my favorite hostals in Costa Rica. e other reviews pretty much say it all. Maxfield Parrish feeling. Differrent patio areas with that serene inlet bay view. Comfy beds. Nice outxoor patio guest kitchen and dining table. Its the perfect house to just chill and read a
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This Hostel is amazing: you get free breakfast with a beautiful view and if you are lucky you can spot dolphins, birds and turtles. There are a lot of activities you can do in the golfito area: hiking, kayaking, taking the boat to empty beaches, meeting locals, go into the
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Golfito panorama, from my room deck
Sunset from the roof
"We stayed in a double room at the top of the property, which has access to a rooftop sun lounge with amazing views of the area."
"As a solo traveler, I was fine with the comfortable dorm bed in a spotless room. Travelling with someone, I would opt for a private room."
"We loved the rooftop rooms but its an extra flight of stairs"
"The onces on the third floor!!"
US$43 - US$56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasOsa PeninsulaGolfito
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