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    Bahia Esmeralda

    100 meters east of Plaza Deportiva Potrero | Guanacaste, Playa Potrero 50304, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent18%
    • Very good39%
    • Average12%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible25%
    3 Apr 2017
    “Its ok for the price”
    21 Jul 2016
    “Nice, clean villas, beautiful grounds, mean owners”
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

    Very nice staff but no commodities... no water in the rooms. I had little bit of ants in my room. I guess its normal when you have a room at ground level in costa rica ;). As for the owner he is very nice but...More

    Thank Mike C
    Response from bahiapotrero, Recepcionist at Bahia EsmeraldaResponded 8 April 2017

    Receive a warm greeting from all the staff of Hotel "Bahía Esmeralda" We thank you enormously for taking time of your precious time to write us this important opinion, which as all opinions serve us in great form to correct the errors that we may...More

    Reviewed 21 July 2016

    Nice place to stay. Clean spacious villas near the beach. Safe and clean. The pool is nice when it is clean but small. Grounds are beautiful. Ownership is mean and grumpy as others have said. Nearby food spots are soda Marcell, and Sol Y Mar

    Thank Daniel C
    Response from bahiapotrero, Recepcionist at Bahia EsmeraldaResponded 8 October 2016

    Dear Daniel C, Thanks for your review, all I have to say is that we are sorry and let you know that we have a new owner. Regards, Hotel Bahía Esmeralda

    Reviewed 25 February 2016

    Stayed from the 13th to 16th of feb 2016. We were a group of 9. So the $160 per night for the suite was a great price. But the whole house was dark. The lighting is horrible. My room had a door that was suppose...More

    Thank PPacayas
    Response from bahiapotrero, Recepcionist at Bahia EsmeraldaResponded 8 October 2016

    Dear PPacayas, Thanks for your review! We are now in a new administratiom, we will take note of your words in order to give the best of us and bring the best experience to all our dear guests. Regards, Hotel Bahía Esmeralda

    Reviewed 17 March 2015

    We stayed at the suite of the hotel (3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms) for $150USD per night. We considered it a bit overpriced... We looked at the other rooms (one little apartment for $80 and one plain room for $60), but they were too dark, almost...More

    1  Thank Lisa W
    Response from bahiapotrero, Recepcionist at Bahia EsmeraldaResponded 8 October 2016

    Dear Lisa W Thanks for your review We are very sorry to read this, we want you to know that we are with a new administration, and even your review is negative, it is helpful for us to improve in order to give all our...More

    Reviewed 29 January 2014

    I was 1 time here, the place are not so good, the pool is small and you cannot make anything here, if you want a place ONLY for sleep, good, but if you want a confortable place Potrero have another better options. I remember they...More

    2  Thank Leo V
    Response from bahiapotrero, Recepcionist at Bahia EsmeraldaResponded 8 October 2016

    Leo V There are plenty of activities to do in the area, you not only can sleep only but also rest and relax. We offered you a continental breakfast, which includes: a dish of fresh fruits, warm delicious costarican coffe, mermelaid, butter, orange juice and...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$52 - US$108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Playa Potrero
    • Also Known As
    • Bahia Esmeralda Santa Cruz ,
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    laramich23
    14 December 2016|
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    Response from bahiapotrero | Property representative |
    Hola puedes contactar con nosotros al número 2654-4480 o al siguiente correo: info "arroba" hotelbahiaesmeralda "punto" com Un placer ayudarte
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    Leanne P
    22 August 2016|
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    Response from bahiapotrero | Property representative |
    Hi Leanne, the closest beach is 2 minutes walk and the next a 10 minutes walk, the first one is Playa Potrero and the next is the beautiful Playa Penca.
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