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Province of San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

The hotel is small, clean and a bit expensive for what it offers, the pool is OK and it has a little side ranch where to sit and gather. Cons: A bit far away from the centre and main commerce stores. A bit pricy for what it is. Pros: Decoration of the hotel pathways: It has many stone sculptures that... More 

Thank Fitofe
Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2016

The room was looking nothing like on the ads. smell was horrible, and when we tried to change it the owner suddenly stopped speaking English. Internet was poor as well and the lobby was hot as hell. We just left.

Thank Yaron E

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2015

The room was spacious albeit a wee bit tired but the main attraction was the lovely pool & sitting area with the palms . really nice .The place is a 10 minute walk from the centre strip . There was a good breakfast thrown in . overall a charming place.

Thank Thomas m
Brockville, Canada
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262 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2014

We stayed at this hotel as a stop over from two cottage rentals in Costa Rica. The hotel is conveniently located to everything in Jaco - esp. the beautiful beach. The pool at the beach is quite nice. It's not a fancy hotel but for the budge conscious traveller, this place is excellent. Breakfast is included with your stay which... More 

Thank May S
San Jose, Costa Rica
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35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2014

A very nice, local hotel (not a big chain resort). The building seems a bit old, but the rooms are spacious and quaint, and the service and treatment EXCELLENT! They offer an included typical breakfast (eggs and pinto- rice and beans), and limited fruit, coffee and juice. The pool is large and nice. Very homely and nice stay, off the... More 

Thank 260mike
Orleans, France
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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2014

We have stayed there some nights and it is true that we love this hotel. The pool is so fresh and so clean that you want to stay the whole day in it. Rooms are really clean and the staff is always present for you if you need something. The French owner Nicolas gave us some good advice to visit... More 

Thank Fred4145
Spring Hill, Florida
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2013

This is the worst hotel I have ever stayed at,no hot water,not clean,room was very shabby,was like camping out,had trouble getting the AC to work,no towels,WiFi would not work.was to stay 4 nights,had paid in advance. could not get a refund for the 3 nights not used.

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Grayslake, Illinois
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83 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2013

Its been awhile since we stayed here, and it looks like there has been ZERO maintenance and ZERO updates. We stayed here 3 times prior, but have not been to the Jaco area for awhile. We looked back at old pictures at how nice this place used to look. It is so run down now - the paint on the... More 

Thank MarkChw
London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2013

This is a weekend place and they put prices up for it, so I moved on to a different hotel. Pool area great. Good weekday value. Rooms need a lick of paint. Breakfast included was basic Using up the characters to reach 200 - please change this............. Usi

Thank Stuman1
1 review
Reviewed 20 May 2013

I have stayed here 2-3 times now. About 10-15 min walk into town. Not fancy, but clean with TV/frig. Hot water shower. Nice pool area with lots of trees/flowers. The owner, Nicolas very nice/friendly as is the rest of the staff. I have no problem recommending this hotel. All depends on what you excpect or want I guess, but it's... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Only 90 minutes from the international Juan Santa Maria airport, Jaco offers trendy gourmets restaurants, entertainment framed by a colourful and friendly town, on the Costa Rican Pacific Ocean.La Palmera Hotel is a family friendly hotel and it is an ideal place to relax and enjoy nature and adventure in your own little paradise. The Ocean and the city center are only a few minutes walk from the hotel (about 700 meters).This charming hotel offers you a really nice pool, a private parking with security 24 hours a day, and a free wireless connection available in public areas, 15 very nice and confortable rooms, all in a luxurious tropical garden, with so many palm trees! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel La Palmera

Address: 400 metres east from the municipality of Jaco, Jaco 4023, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel La Palmera 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“just don't book it.”
 of 5 bubbles YaronE_12, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
“A, B, C and D are very spacious. WIFI is available in each of these rooms, but A-C is the best connection. D Has a great little living room suite attached to the room.”
 of 5 bubbles 260mike, 13 May 2014 | Read review
“stay at another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles a1airboat, 28 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Find a room at another hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles MarkChw, 22 Oct 2013 | Read review
“I don't see a problem with any of the rooms. Very quiet area.”
 of 5 bubbles 123456924, 19 May 2013 | Read review
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