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Hotel Balcon del Mar

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Heredia, Costa Rica
Reviewed 28 July 2016

this is a nice place, has good views and for a good price, the rooms are good. the pool is somewhat small for the size of the hotel. The price is good and the restaurant is ok. Has a great location and the view makes it very very nice

Thank jacampos00
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Nice location with cute pool. The food was pleasant. Fresh and tasty. Waitstaff was great. Rooms are basic, linens not as clean as they should be, small balcony off sliding glass doors. No hot water in shower, just warm. AIR CONDITIONER excellence!!!

1Thank ljVirginia
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

This was a huge improvement after the nightmare air bnb reservation I had. I found myself in a pinch and I needed a room quickly and I walked in and they took me. Absolutely beautiful beach views. Walking distance to everything you could want or need. Fairly priced and clean. Not customer service oriented and no elevator that I saw...

1Thank CityandColourful
Reviewed 1 March 2016

This is probably the only place we stayed on our vacation that I will avoid next time. We booked an ocean view room and when we got there they tried to put us in a little room facing the building next door. We had to go down and get the room we paid for. Got settled in and used the...

Thank Brian R
Ann Arbor
Reviewed 19 February 2016

There are some definite pluses and minuses to this hotel. Pluses: great beachfront location, deck chairs and umbrellas, ample parking with daytime security, hotel is right next to police station, easy walking to dozens of cafes and restaurants. Minuses: showers barely trickle, not enough locks on our room door, no elevator (and no one offered to help with luggage). For...

Thank PTSOmom
Reviewed 11 January 2016

The Hotel Balcon del Mar is a mixed bag and hard to rate. Let me say first that Jaco was my least favorite place we stayed in our 2 1/2 week trip to Costa Rica and may have tainted my review, but only a bit. The hotel itself is located in downtown Jaco right across from the beach. The beach...

1Thank Travelfamilychicago
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 5 January 2016

This is basically an expensive hostel. The front desk staff was only helpful after we threatened to leave. The people who checked in right before us did leave. The first room we were given didn't have proper locks on the doors and there was no cell service or wifi (first floor). The A/C didn't work in the second room.The pool...

Thank cgrooms81
Port Isabel, Texas
Reviewed 28 December 2015

We enjoyed this hotel a very much. The location is amazing, right on the ocean, among the few in the Jaco beach town. Large ocean view restaurant serves good food, seafood, South American specialties. You are able to book plenty of tours from the front desk and staff is friendly and knowledgeable. A great place to stay.

Thank Ginette S
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

This hotel is in a lovely location the pool is lovely as well when you are not surrounded by badly behaved children screaming and jumping all over you. The wifi in the room is poor and spent more time not working than working and the staff were quite unhelpful. The rooms are lovely and clean with great views.

Thank rosie M
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...

Thank Michael L

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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: $122 - $257 (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 Balcon Del Mar Costa Rica/Jaco
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Jaco
#11 Spa Hotel in Jaco
#18 On the Beach Hotel in Jaco
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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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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