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Harbor Reef Hotel
Ranked #13 of 24 Hotels in Nosara
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

The rooms are clean. The patios are chill. The staff is extremely friendly and incredibly helpful. The two things we liked the most was the morning coffee service and the swim up bar for afternoon drinks and snacks. We will be back with our friends.
The pictures online don't do the place justice, it is much more beautiful in person.

Stayed: July 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This place exceeded my expectations. I stayed with my husband and baby. They set up a super comfy crib for my little one and the staff was so nice. They helped me with my food restrictions in the restaurant as well. The gardens are beautiful. The room was large, clean and comfortable. Zero pretentious. Loved it! Definitely would return.

Stayed: July 2017, travelled with family
2  Thank LauranBM
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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We arrived in Nosara without booking ahead and decided to stay at Harbor Reef, this turned into a great decision.
What a great place, the location 5 mins walk from the beach, the room being so bright, clean and airy, the refreshing cool pool by the bar, the luscious gardens, the howling monkeys that live amongst the trees, but the best thing about this place was the staff. We were treated so well, and everyone was so genuinely warm and kind to us, and particularly to our 5 year daughter, she eve had a crowning ceremony.. haha Princess Mila. She was literally treated like royalty.
Another situation we're the staff went above and beyond was when we got our car stuck in the mud, the team were at hand to help us get the car back on the road (yes poor driving skills on my part!).
We loved this place and would highly recommend staying here.

Stayed: June 2017, travelled with family
2  Thank Stuart R
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

My family stayed at the Harbor Reef over Holy Week Holidays and we had a great stay despite how busy the hotel was! The hotel offers prime location for getting around Nosara and all nearby beaches. It was easy to just hop on one of their free bikes (which our kids loved!) and go and come from the beach as many times as we wanted.
Although the menu is simple, the food was of excellent quality, super fresh, healthy and tasty;they tried to accomodate all of our requests every time. The staff was especially friendly and sweet to our two 11 and 8-year old kids. They even baked chocolate chip cookies with them one afternoon!!

Rooms are simple, but bedding is of the best quality (brand new super comfy mattresses and linens) and best of all, the housekeeping staff does an amazing job keeping the rooms spotless and super neat every morning! They provide additional beds for kids in case they don't want to share, like in our case at no extra charge.

All in all, our family had an amazing time and we were able to surf, enjoy sunsets at the beach, do yoga, enjoy great meals, a movie night and even a pretty cool live concert at the hotel!

  • Stayed: April 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

Just want to say I think the new Harbor reef looks great. we had lunch there twice during our week in nosara. they allowed my kid to play in pool, the staff was so nice, the food was better than ever. great portion size. and the music was some of the coolest soundtracks we have chilled to all week. great place to spend the week, night or just the day. thanks!

  • Stayed: May 2017, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Harbor Reef Hotel

Address: Del Hotel Cafe De Paris 400 Suroeste y 150 al Este | 400 m West and 200 m South of Cafe de Paris, Nosara 50206, Costa Rica (Formerly Harbor Reef Lodge)
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Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Nosara
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Nosara
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Nosara
Price Range: €167 - €207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Harbor Reef Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 13
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located a short walk from Playa Guiones, one of the world’s most beautiful beaches, Harbor Reef is surrounded by the astounding beauty of the tropical dry forest. With just 13 rooms, an outdoor pool, extensive gardens, and a delicious onsite restaurant and bar, Harbor Reef is a comfortable retreat ideally located for travelers and families who want to experience the authentic beauty and adventure of Costa Rica’s Pacific coast. ... more   less 
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