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Hotel Catalina

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Room & Suite (19)
Pool & Beach (15)


Beautiful beachfront hotel, friendly and peaceful atmosphere. Rooms are clean & simple with basic kitchenettes and outdoor terrace or balcony. Lush gardens, ocean breezes create the perfect relaxing getaway.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Ocean View
Great View
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Traveller rating
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Hotel Catalina is beautifully located on the beach in Jaco. I visited with friends who frequent Jaco and always stay at this hotel. The owners are super nice, friendly and helpful. The units are clean with kitchen and balcony with amazing gardens all around. There is a nice
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The beach is just a few steps away. Great swimming! Not rocky at all. Our hosts were so nice! There is a great restaurant about 100 meters south that has terrific breakfast burritos and great lunch options. We didn't have dinner there but I'm sure it's good. Altogether terrific
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My husband and I love an active vacation with quiet evenings. Hotel Catalina is our perfect Jaco retreat. Unplug from television and WiFi. There is more to life and the beach is right outside your room. Close enough to town for all there is to offer. A short ride into the
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My husband and I spent 10 days here and still think about it every day. There are many apartment Hotels to choose from in Jaco. I am sur this is the only place where the acoustics in your room sound like the waves are crashing at your bedside. No television. Spotty WiFi. ... but
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we really loved our stay at Catalina hotel on Jaco beach in march 2018 : it's a simple and unpretentious hotel but it's very clean and right on the beach (south side of Jaco Beach, the best part), the hostesses Naomi and Sandra are super welcoming and helpful, their gardens are
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A gorgeous sunset every night!
Sunset and Interest
Sunset view just outside the hotel.
catalina bedroom
best sunset spot
I've been told by TripAdvisor, that Hotel Catalina can't be listed as a Hotel on TripAdvisor because there isn't a 24 hour desk at Hotel Catalina. That is a requirement to be listed as a hotel and while we have someone available 24/7, our desk isn't open 24 hours. Thank you for asking! I do think that tripadvisor should add a new category for Boutique Hotels though!
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Las habitaciones, dobles cuentan con baño individual?
"Ceiling fans were a great help."
"ask for unit #8 !"
"If you can't live without a blow dryer pack one!"
"All rooms have two beds and a kitchenette - everything you need! The rooms with air conditioning are on the second level with a beautiful view of the ocean. The first level rooms have fans and ate footsteps away from the pool and surf!"
"Beachfront, quiet, clean, safe"
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasGarabito MunicipalityJaco DistrictJaco
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