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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 27 August 2011

My fiancee and I stayed at Casa Marbella for 2 nights in August 2011. We had a room on the side of the main building so it wasn't facing the street or the river. Our room was next to the kitchen where breakfast was prepared each morning and woke to the smell of coffee brewing (YUM! a bit like a...

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2011

We LOVED Casa Marbella and, after reading the reviews on here, could not wait to visit. We chose it because of it's appropriateness - it seemed right to stay in a comfortable and friendly B&B in the heart of such an amazing place, opposed to a soulless, 5* spa lodge which detracts from, opposed to nestle in, its surroundings. We...

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San Francisco CA
Reviewed 21 August 2011

Casa Marbella was our first stop on our first trip to Costa Rica. We stayed three nights in the upstairs room overlooking the river, which was bright, clean, and spacious, with a large bathroom. The deck where breakfast is served is a nice spot to relax in the afternoon as well. We went on an early morning boat tour with...

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Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 17 August 2011

If you're looking for someplace to stay where it feels like you've landed inside a tropically-themed postcard, my wife and I would suggest you stay at Casa Marbella. Impeccably clean and affordable, it is located right on the water and the main "street" through town. The owner, Daryl, was a wonderful source of information and was able to help us...

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belgium
Reviewed 7 August 2011

we can strongly advise a (minumum 2 nights') stay at Casa Marbella, run by Canadian Daryl Loth, a passionate naturalist. His modest (but very attractive and clean) B&B is situated right in the middle of where real life is happening in Tortuguero : on the banks of the canal by which you arrive in this wonderful village. It has its...

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Brooklyn, NY
Reviewed 30 July 2011

We stayed in Tortuguero only two nights, but it was an unforgettable experience. After poor sleep the two nights before arriving, our first night at Casa Marbella we fell asleep to a thunderstorm, and I felt utterly safe and at home. The next morning we had a wonderful wildlife boat tour with Daryl. Sitting on the deck was blissful--at breakfast...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 28 June 2011

Our stay at Casa Marbella was definitely a highlight of our trip in Central America. This isn't a review of Tortuguero as a destination (which is amazing for wildlife, we saw the most animals in a 3 hr boat tour than in our whole trip). We were super impressed with the service. Staff is so professional and friendly. The rooms...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 26 June 2011

Here we were greeted with open hearts surrounded in a breath taking scenery.. weren't expecting it to be this beautiful- naturally stunning! Absolute must to take a national park tour in the morning with the hotel as he is such a knowledgeable tour guide. Emily, Melb Aus. now living in Manuel Antonio Costa Rica.

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 1 June 2011

The Owner is so very helpful, does wonderful river/park tours and can answer any question you throw at him. We stayed in an upstairs room which had a great cross breeze, nice bathroom/shower and the best wifi speed/signal of our recent CR trip.

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Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 30 May 2011

We stayed at Casa Marbella for 2 nights. Staff was very friendly and helpful. They organized our boat tour, night turtle hike and our shuttle ride. The rooms were clean, breakfast (included) was really good and the best coffee I tasted on our whole trip. Even after I forgot my blue hiking shirt, Darryl was so nice to mail it...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Casa Marbella

Address: Tortuguero, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Tortuguero
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Casa Marbella Hotel Tortuguero
Casa Marbella Costa Rica/Tortuguero
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“canal side rooms are defintely quieter”
 of 5 bubbles ShawnaM135, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The Upstairs Superior Room with River View is great.”
 of 5 bubbles Whistle-while-U-walk, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the water will give great views of the sunset but they are all good”
 of 5 bubbles Mar186525, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room 9 was upstairs & lighter than the downstairs rooms.”
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 of 5 bubbles Newmorton, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
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