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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here and the beginning and end of our Costa Rica trip. Jody and Wilson were so lovely and helpful. Returning after our trip felt like returning home - really lovely! I would recommend this to anyone - its so lovely to stay somewhere where the owners are so helpful and care about your experience in the country they...

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CasaMarinCostaRica, Owner at Casa Marin B&B, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to have you both here and so enjoyed spending time with you at the beginning and end of your vacation. Our goal is to make you feel welcome and at home, so am happy to hear you felt that way. Also that you both had an amazing vacation!! Thank you so much for taking time out...

Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is absolutely the place to stay if you are looking for a warm welcome and help with logistics. Friends had highly recommended Casa Marin, but Jody and Wilson far exceeded our already high expectations. They met us at the airport, took us to a favorite local restaurant for dinner, and the next morning helped us get SIM cards for...

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CasaMarinCostaRica, Manager at Casa Marin B&B, responded to this review

We both enjoyed having you and your family here. It was our pleasure and so glad that it worked out with the logistics all around and even on the last day. Thank you so much for taking time out of your busy schedule to write this reviews It encourages us to carry on and I do love helping guests feel...

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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Casa Marin a few times on our trip as we criss crossed Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Jody met us each time from our flights. She is just a lovely, warm lady. Casa Marin is a short hop from the airport. We stayed in the Dolphin cabina which has a large comfortable double bed and a single bed...

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CasaMarinCostaRica, Owner at Casa Marin B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time out of your busy schedule to write the review. It is greatly appreciated!! I so enjoyed getting to know you both and hearing about your adventures in both countries. Cannot wait to see more photos. On occasion, guests go to Peru, Panama, Nicaragua, Chile.. and it is wonderful to hear about what their...

Reviewed 16 January 2017

Jody and Wilson gave us a warm welcome and a lovely place to stay for our 1st time in Costa Rica and for a special occasion, our honeymoon. We were traveling extensively by car and they provided much guidance and assistance for our adventure. The B&B is beautiful, clean and the best sleep I have had in months! Breakfast is...

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CasaMarinCostaRica, Owner at Casa Marin B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your glowing review, it makes us want to continue the work when we meet such wonderful people like yourselves. We are privileged to be able to share in the time of your honeymoon and am so happy your trip here went so well. Definitely more to see and come back for, we look forward to...

Owen Sound, Canada
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Although Casa Marin is best known as a wonderful B&B, Jody & Wilson also have a great transfer service to assist their clients in travelling within Costa Rica. My wife & I have utilized their excellent transfer services during our visits to Costa Rica over the past four years. Wilson, Jody and their fine driver Julio have escorted us many...

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CasaMarinCostaRica, Owner at Casa Marin B&B, responded to this review

Thanks so much for mentioning the transportation services. That is how the whole idea of having a B&B evolved, from meeting some wonderful people like yourselves to spend time with while driving around the country. You both are truly a delight and it is our good fortune to have had this opportunity again to do this for you. Costa Rica...

Davis, California
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Jody and her husband were wonderful hosts. We wanted a place close to the airport for an early morning flight and this was perfect. They ordered pizza for us when we arrived late at night and took us at 5am to the airport. The rooms are really comfortable too.

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CasaMarinCostaRica, Owner at Casa Marin B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. So appreciate that. We were so happy to have you as guests and glad that your trip here with your children went so well. It is a great country to bring a family to and have wonderful adventures and fun. I have yet to see anyone leave here...

Anchorage, AK
Reviewed 6 June 2016

First trips to new countries are always a challenge and when we're going to a new spot for the first time we really like to find a bed and breakfast that can make our landing just a little bit softer by picking us up at the airport, helping us get a local SIM, and helping us shake off the mental...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 12 May 2016

We were looking for a place near SJO for an early morning flight and we weren't disappointed. The owner picked us up from the airport, offered to drive us to a restaurant or grocery store, and drove us back to the airport the next morning. Given our early departure, she packed a fresh, healthy, and hearty to-go breakfast. We enjoyed...

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CasaMarinCostaRica, Owner at Casa Marin B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying here at Casa Marin B&B and also for taking the time to write a review. I so appreciate your comments and feedback. I am always grateful that the guests send comments, it makes me think of what I can improve on. I do hope you can come back to Costa Rica again, there are...

Shanghai, China
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed a night on either end of our trip to Costa Rica at Casa Marin. We were traveling with our kids (8&11). We were picked up at the airport by a very friendly man named Wilson who was easily identified by a sign with our name and escorted to a very comfortable clean van. As soon...

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CasaMarinCostaRica, Owner at Casa Marin B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write the review. It sure helps the business and we thoroughly enjoyed our time with you and your family. I, too, feel I have made some great friends. That is the beauty of having this B&B. I am so happy that you had such an amazing time with the animals and...

Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Two women traveling to Costa Rica alone....feeling a bit uncomfortable as I was filling out the paperwork for the SUV...Just as I was getting worried about driving to find Casa Marin, Jody came & met us at the car agency & we followed her to the Inn! What a relief! We had never been to San Jose before & the...

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CasaMarinCostaRica, Owner at Casa Marin B&B, responded to this review

I so appreciate you taking the time to write your review as I know how busy everyone's life is when they return home. I so enjoyed making you both feel comfortable and welcome to this country. I feel that is a big role as the owner, to orient guests to the country as much as I can in talking about...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casa Marin B&B is located less than 10 minutes from the San Jose, SJO, airport. We are in Alajuela and are central to the volcanos, coffee plantations, waterfalls, botantical gardens and other tourist favorites. Casa Marin B&B is located in a tranquil, rural area of Alajuela, yet convenient to restaurants and shopping. We offer two poolside cabinas, one especially for couples, the other for a family of six. Casa Marin B&B is only an hour and a half from the Pacific Beach, two hours from La Fortuna and Volcano Arenal. We want the best possible vacation for our guests and are knowledgeable about hotels and tours in many areas of the country. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Marin B&B

Address: Calle La Loma | Less than 10 min from San Jose Costa Rica airport, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: £16 - £60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Casa Marin B&B Costa Rica/Alajuela
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“We loved the room by the pool”
 of 5 bubbles evewitten, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Good choice for a large family; the roomy Sirena where we stayed had 3 double beds”
 of 5 bubbles Live2travel45, 6 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Any room is a good room. These people are just so nice and the accomodations are very clean and comfortable., I felt like we were home.”
 of 5 bubbles 678lauras, 8 Jan 2015 | Read review
“The dolphin room is cute and even has its own mediation garden.”
 of 5 bubbles allisonc925, 27 Nov 2014 | Read review
“There are two big rooms by the pool downstairs. We stayed in Dolphin. The other one looks just as good, but I can tell you the bed in dolphin is nice and firm. There are two smaller rooms in the house and we didn't see those.”
 of 5 bubbles Kurt_in_CLE, 18 Feb 2014 | Read review
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