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Hotel Laguna Mar

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Reviewed 18 November 2013

Great food! Beautiful room! The owners are very cultured, kind, and accommodated all our needs. The location is just what I was looking for, isolated enough, but close to the beach. I have spent time flitting around Costa Rica before, but this was one stop where I changed my itinerary to stay at longer. The staff is helpful in getting...

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Jean V, Manager at Hotel Laguna Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for the time you took to write a review. We wish you a wonderful year and hope to see you soon . Cecile et Jean Luc

Lakeland, Florida, United States
Reviewed 3 November 2013

I recently booked a trip to Costa Rica with my wife for our 11th anniversary in October, the height of rainy season. It was our first trip to Costa Rica and we wanted to experience all that we could, without all the crowds and tourists. So we rented a car, and most importantly a GPS. (roads are not marked so...

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Jean V, Owner at Hotel Laguna Mar, responded to this review

Thank you to took time to write a review, we are happy that you have a good time. Best wishes for 2014

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 22 October 2013

Hotel Laguna del Mar combines the best of two worlds. The hotel itself is luxurious – pool, air-conditioning, hot showers, comfortable beds, television, and gourmet food. Yet the hotel is set in a remote and tranquil countryside. I would have described the 20-minute walk to the beach as breathtaking… but then I saw the actual beach. Playa San Miguel is...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2013

My friend and I stayed here for two nights after a traumatic time in San Jose. It was absolute paradise and a very peaceful place to relax. The setting is beautiful, 10 mins from the beach, surrounded by countryside filled with monkeys, birds, and other costa rican animals, and the lovely pool is definitely a bonus. The staff we're all...

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Other reviews have covered the special character of this hotel pretty well. To us, the highlight was the restaurant. The chef, Pablo, who was trained in Denmark, made us the most enjoyable meals we've had in a while. I should also emphasize the personal level of service. The hotel is small (about 8 rooms), and when we were there in...

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Drew C, Owner at Hotel Laguna Mar, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review! The hotel DOES offer: Surf Lessons Fishing Trips (Large or small boat) Horseback Riding Kayaking in the Mangroves Monkey Tours Tidal Pool Tours Zip Lining Massage and Spa Treatments Jungle Butterfly Farm Tour (A lot more than just Butterflys) Waterfall Tours All of these tours are within 5 to 30 minutes...

Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 5 August 2013

Hotel Laguna Mar is not on the beach (though only a short drive away) and is situated in a little village about 1/2 block off the main (dirt) road. The architecture is unique from anything I've seen in Costa Rica. The pool is L-shaped, with cool water, and there is a jacuzzi as well. Lighting in the courtyard at night...

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 29 June 2013

My wife and I took our 3rd trip to Costa Rica in June 2013. I have a progressive neurological disease that is affecting my stability while walking, and wanted to visit some of the more remote areas of this beautiful country while I can still walk fairly easily. We saw Playa San Miguel/Coyote on the map and learned that the...

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Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
Reviewed 25 June 2013

I heard about Laguna Mar Hotel through my friends Ben and Kevin. The minute I heard about it, I was interested. I immediately contacted Drew, the owner, and soon after, my cousin and I were on the way to Costa Rica. We flew with Nature Air from San Jose to Punta Islita, the flight was great and the view from...

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Atlanta Ga
Reviewed 15 June 2013

I am sitting hear on my private balcony at Laguna Mar after a 3 day stay at Laguna Mar in mid June. I won't bother to repeat all the great reviews of the hotel. They are all true and my 5 star rating is well deserved. I will just focus on some tips and ideas if you plan to visit....

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Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 13 June 2013

I had the opportunity to spend a night at the hotel while touring the Pacific Coast of the Nicoya Peninsula. What a pleasant surprise to walk into a beautiful setting. The staff was amazing, friendly, helpful - the food was excellent at the restaurant. This place is charming, classic, beautiful and peaceful, all at the same time.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Javilla's premiere boutique hotel. Located along the Pacific Coast in Costa Rica, Hotel Laguna Mar offers the best of both worlds — an exotic, tropical environment and the service of a fine four star hotel. Visit the real Costa Rica where the ocean water is warm nature completely surrounds you. Hotel Laguna Mar awaits your visit. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Laguna Mar

Address: Between Coyote and Playa San Miguel | Front of the School Javilla, Playa San Miguel 50906, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa San Miguel
Price Range: €67 - €99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Laguna Mar 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Hotel Laguna Mar Costa Rica/Playa San Miguel
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“We had the top floor room which was spacious”
vacation023, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms have less pool and restaurant noise, but everywhere gets pretty quiet after 10 pm or so.”
828jasonn, 9 Aug 2015 | Read review
“I think the rooms on the upper floor would be better than the ones on the ground just for the view and added privacy. Our room was right beside the pool and on ground level with the walkway, so we had to keep the curtains drawn most times.”
reyledda, 15 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Room nr9 is the biggest with one queen and one twin bed small bathroom and a balcony.”
341lanam, 4 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Room number 9 at the top is the largest room and has a private balcony, doesn't make up for the lack of things to do here.”
Snordy08, 16 Sep 2014 | Read review
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