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Juneau, Alaska
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Read the history of the hotel before going. It is an absolutely beautiful hotel with a traditional Italian design. We were only passing through for a night during a slow part of the year, but I would have loved to stay for an entire week. The staff was very friendly and helpful, the owners were present as well to offer... More 

Thank rico4life
San Pedro de Poas, Alajuela, Costa Rica
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24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the hotel, specifically the restaurant (Foccaccia di Martino). Good food and very nice environment for a sunday's lunch. Personnel are very kind and they will make you feel special. The only grey point I would mention is the cleaness of the restrooms, that has improvement opportunities.

Thank Roy E
Salt Lake City
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152 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was a gem in the middle of the city. We had booked two rooms -one for us and one for the kids. I was impressed with the very clean rooms and facilities, the pool and buffet breakfast. I would definitely stay here again as it is a hidden gem!

Thank Stroller_Snob
Heredia, Costa Rica
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

I stayed at this hotel for a full week and I was very happy with the accommodations. The hotel is a little dated; but everything was in good working condition. As you enter the room you'll notice a beautiful handcrafted door, a different design on each room. The hotel grounds are well kept and the pool area is very nice.... More 

1 Thank Calderon_Luis
Titusville, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Hotel Martino Spa & Resort Challenges: 1. Animals in the crawl space (all night long - no sleep) 2. No shower pressure 3. Refrigerator had problems 4. Ants in the room 5. Services (exception of the refrigerator) were pretty good and the grounds were okay 6. Trip insurance was USELESS!!!

Thank PelicanTravelForFood

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and l spend a free days over at this hotel and we got robbed by the staff $3000 out of the safety deposit box... l use to go there many years ago when the builder and original owner was still alive was an amazing place now every visit in the last few years it's been getting worst... full... More 

4 Thank Melissa G
adriano_martino, Owner at Resort Martino Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Melissa, leaving a side your commentary about the building, that I respect anyway, specially because I was working at the Hotel with the builder and original owner from the opening in 1998 untill he left us in 2002. Anyway if can tell us in which room you stayed, the dates you were here and if you have asked to... More 

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23 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

This hotel is a welcome break from the hustle and bustle of the San Jose area. The property is beautiful with a variety of flowers, plants, and birds. We even saw a few iguanas! We enjoyed the breakfast buffet and the pool, as well.

1 Thank gringaAtlanta
adriano_martino, Manager at Resort Martino Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your nice words, they are our best reward. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to have you soon back at Resort Martino Costa Rica More 

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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Went there with my wife and her family for Holly Week. Las time I was there was 10 years ago approx as that was our first night as newlywed couple. Compare to that time, the pool lack of food and beverage service, pool towels, the breakfast was very greasy, the restaurant is too expensive and the food isn't that great,... More 

Thank Luis N
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed for a night to be close to airport last night of an several week vacation in CR and loved it. The main entrance has beautiful woods and it leads to restaurant and balcony over looking the very large pool. A golf cart took our bags to our room in one of the many buildings. The... More 

Thank ron777777
Tel Aviv, Israel
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73 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

The hotel is very nice and situated not far from the airport. The rooms are specious, comfortable, clean and very quiet. Breakfast was very good. There is a nice pool and a spa. Hotel staff are polite and helpful. It is highly recommended.

Thank Itzhak Z

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ten minutes from the airport and Central America's biggest casino, this resort is located in the central valley of Costa Rica, known for having one of the three best climates in the world. European style pervades guestrooms with Italian tile and fine wood furnishings; balconies, minibars, cable TV, and wireless Internet access. Surrounded by jungle, the property is within proximity of volcanoes, rainforests, and more. On-site amenities include a spa, modern gym, casino, pool, and restaurant. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Resort Martino Boutique Hotel & Spa

Address: in front of Zoo Ave, La Garita, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > La Garita
Price Range: £63 - £95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Resort Martino Boutique Hotel & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 56
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Also Known As:
Resort Martino Hotel Alajuela
Resort Martino Hotel And Spa
Martino Luxury Hotel
Martino Luxury Resort
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“Get a room on the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Calderon_Luis, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The rooms far from the pool are more quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 826itzhakz, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We did not stay at the hotel but I would ask for a room facing the pool”
 of 5 bubbles RedheadinCr, 6 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All rooms were wonderful.”
 of 5 bubbles ninao824, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Southside building next to pool is the best.”
 of 5 bubbles 475marting, 1 Jan 2016 | Read review
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