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Paris, France
Reviewed 4 February 2016

I spent 2 nights at Mar Inn. The staff is very friendly, especially Anthony the manager. The hotel is sitting on a hill about 5-min walk from the center of Santa Elena. My room was located on the ground floor, just next to the reception and the breakfast area. Furniture is basic but comfort is good. There is a small...

2Thank Otherguru
Wharton, New Jersey
Reviewed 13 January 2016

This B&B definitely exceeded my expectation. The room is clean and spacious. We had two queen sized beds, and the bathroom is big too. It is a 5 min walk to town. Breakfast has three choices, pancakes, eggs, rice and beans, all with a plate of fresh fruits.

2Thank baileys74
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Great hotel that is located on the main road in Monteverde. It is about 7 minutes from the Monteverde cloud forest reserve. The rooms are very nice and very clean with a spacious bathroom. Staff was very friendly and helped us book tours in the area. Breakfast was very good.

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Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

We arrived at the Mar Inn to be told that the door to our room was broken and if we were to stay in the room are belongings would not be secure and they could not guarantee it would be fixed that day. They thankfully had a room held for us at the hotel next door. We were disapointed because...

1Thank BaseballChica
Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

This isn't the type of place I usually stay but if you are on a budget this might be worth looking at. I would rather pay more and upgrade. The location has loud traffic. No views to speak of. Dingy rooms. Old beds and bedding. No chairs or dressers or closets. It was kind of clean if mildewed walls in...

1Thank Ken A
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 11 December 2015

We spent 4 nights at the Mar Inn. our room was great. it was on the first floor and we had a huge balcony with rocking chairs overlooking the valley. It was clean. Anthony, the owner helped us organize our daily trips. We made sure we had the best English speaking guides. Breakfast was wonderful, especially the scrambled eggs and...

1Thank Ruthie K
Reviewed 5 December 2015

A friend and I traveled to Monteverde, Costa Rica to visit the Cloud Forest Reserve. I searched a number of websites before selecting the Mar Inn Bed & Breakfast because of its proximity to the town of Monteverde (walking distance) and it had received several excellent reviews. Ernesto was managing the property the 1st day and Anthony (the owner) was...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 15 November 2015

We stayed two nights at the Marr Inn. it made us feel at home. Antony was just great and very helpful. Our room was clean, the bed was comfortable and the shower just great. The breakfast was hot and delicious and overall we had a pleasant stay.

3Thank 2015Walnut
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 25 October 2015

My room was super clean & had a very comfortable bed. The complimentary breakfast was outstanding - plentiful and delicious! An easy walk to all of the restaurants & shops in town. But the most outstanding thing about this hotel is the awesome manager, Anthony. After checking out, I got half a block away before realizing I had a flat...

1Thank Barb C
Braintree, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 October 2015

We stayed at the Mar Inn for 4 nights and had a great time. Anthony and his girlfriend were super nice and took excellent care of us. Our room with private bath was large and clean. The daily complimentary breakfast was delicious - excellent pancakes! Anthony and his girlfriend also helped to coordinate activities for us including the night walk,...

1Thank Becky S

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located at just 5min from Santa Elena downtown, Mar Inn Bed & Breakfast is your best choice to discover Monteverde. Managed by a local family, Mar Inn offers a warm and personalized service that will make every guest feel at home. The hotel offers a wonderful view to the Gulf of Nicoya, private parking and rooms with all the facilities that will make your stay a pleasant and memorable experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mar Inn Bed & Breakfast

Address: Calle 8, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range: $93 - $116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mar Inn Bed & Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Ask for the room which opens up onto the balcony!”
 of 5 bubbles 96matta, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room three - no view, but privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles glewisorg, 12 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms 1 and 2 on the ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles Otherguru, 3 Feb 2016 | Read review
“I have described our Room #1. I wasn't in any other rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles HOWARDW44, 4 Dec 2015 | Read review
“All room seem to be good, we had a room on the ground floor, which was nice, quiet and intimate!”
 of 5 bubbles MrWorldwide1982, 3 Jan 2015 | Read review
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