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    Hotel Luz De Vida

    Playa Santa Teresa, Santa Teresa 02254, Costa Rica
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    • Excellent29%
    • Very good22%
    • Average18%
    • Poor15%
    • Terrible16%
    19 Feb 2016
    “Beach and pool great, rooms horrible and very noisy.”
    12 Apr 2015
    “Worst place in Costa Rica!!!”
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    Reviewed 22 March 2006

    Luz de Vida's website is way better than the actual hotel. It is NOT an appropriate place for a romantic getaway. It's not terrible if you ignore the high price. If you take into account the nightly rate we paid ($80), it's terrible. The rooms...More

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    Reviewed 4 March 2006

    This place has a lot of potential, because of the beachfront location and nice grounds, but the owners and staff need a lesson in hospitality. We had booked what we thought was a two-room suite (we were two couples) but were given one room. When...More

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    Reviewed 12 February 2006

    A group of us were planning a trip to Costa Rica and we were about to book our stay at Luz De Vida until one friend stumbled across this website. After reading the reviews we immediately changed our plans and stayed at a very very...More

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    Reviewed 18 January 2006

    Just got back from 3 weeks staying at the Luz de Vida hotel. The location is incredible, right on the beautiful beach - as close as you can get. The rooms are basic and not v. secure, plus there are a few safety issues with...More

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    Reviewed 9 January 2006

    Read all the negitive reviews and was concerned, but was only place we could get reservations for first week of Jan. Got there and wow what a location! I was always a bit concerned about previous postings mentioning theft, so took lots of precaustions. It...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
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    • Price range
    • USD 95 - USD 130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel Style
    • #7 Spa Hotel in Santa Teresa
    • #19 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Teresa
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Santa Teresa
    • Also Known As
    • Resort Luz De Vida ,
    • Luz De Vida Hotel ,
    • Hotel Luz De Vida Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
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