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Casa Marcellino

Cahuita Playa Negra, Limon Costa Rica, Cahuita 70403 Costa Rica
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Casa Marcellino is located at 200 meters from the sea, in Playa Negra Cahuita. We invite you to be part of this Caribbean experience in a quiet environment, comfort, safety and unforgettable peace in contact with nature. Casa Marcellino has 4 holiday homes, made with wood from ecological plantations, preserving flora and fauna. SERVICES AND FACILITIES -Indoor parking. -Free Wifi internet. -Safe. -First aid kit. -Barbecue. -A really nice garden. -Tour information. -Massages. -Pet fiendly. -24-hour medical support. -Transportation from the bus station to the hotel and vice versa. -Contact for car rental service. -Smoking area. -Personalized attention. CHARACTERISTICS OF THE HOUSES Each house has 2 fully separated bedrooms, comfortable double beds with orthopedic mattresses,Fans, closets, TV, LED screen, large bathroom with tub, shower bide, hot water as well as throughout the house, fully equipped kitchen, refrigerator, terrace sunbeds and outside shower in contact with nature. Daily maid service. PAYMENT OPTIONS We accept credit card, cash: colones, dollars and euros, and also PayPal. We hope to serve you in the best possible way. With affection, -Marice and Luciano.
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Christina V wrote a review Jan 2022
New Milford, Connecticut5 contributions
This place is an oasis! Our family (ages 5-82) rented two of their bungalows and it was an amazing experience. The hosts are incredible and they help you understand what Pura Vida truly means. Go, live, explore! You will love every second of it!! Thank you Casa Marcellino!
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Responded Jan 7, 2022
What a joy that you liked our place and that you enjoyed the Costa Rican South Caribbean. They are a beautiful family. Thank you very much for writing to us and for your preference. With affection, Maricé and Luciano.
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cbalberta wrote a review Mar 2020
Alberta43 contributions18 helpful votes
This was a pretty nice place however I was extremely frustrated with the proprietors for asking for additional charges related to our visit that I had not agreed to. It really spoiled what was otherwise a very nice stay. I would say the pros were clean rooms, excellent bedding, very friendly hosts and quality amenities. The cons were that it does not serve breakfast because not a BnB, the cleaners tampered with my things more then I care for, language barrier, and the trying to charge extra was the biggest frustration. Overall it's a pretty good place to stay and the casas are nice. Normally, this place would recieve 4-5 stars but the poor communication and uncomfortable situation I was placed in leaves me with highly negative feelings about my experience. It was upsetting. The hosts should do better than put a guest in this very unhappy position and I'm resentful to them because of it.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from Marice P, Propietario at Casa Marcellino
Responded Mar 27, 2020
Hello, We are very sorry for the confusión, and misunderstanding that you manifest in your review. It is a policy in Casa Marcellino to be full transparent in regards to the charges and terms in all our reservations. Any extra charge ocurred after the final inspection, that our personal execute, in case of damaged items in the cabin. Always, we take good care of our customers and it is unfortunate for us to hear about your complaint. Sincerely , Maricé and Luciano.
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KathyTo123 wrote a review Mar 2020
Bristol, United Kingdom72 contributions55 helpful votes
We stayed for 3 nights and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The garden setting is beautiful and peaceful. The cabin was spacious with a lovely patio and also an outside sink and line to hang up any wet clothes/towels etc. We didn’t use the kitchen but it seemed well-equipped. Bed was comfortable and the cabin had fans to keep it cool. Large clean bathroom with a hairdryer. Only thing missing was a safe. Good parking and secure property. Great location within easy walking distance of the beach and town. Luciano was lovely and gave us a great overview of Cahuita when we arrived so we were up to speed on where to eat, shop, swim etc. Definitely recommend!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Marice P, Propietario at Casa Marcellino
Responded Mar 27, 2020
Hi Kathy,   Thank you very much for writing us.   We are very happy that you have enjoyed the garden, the house, the location, that you have been comfortable with your family, it is a very motivating comment and we thank you very much, also for the great recommendation.   From Cahuita, many greetings and well-being to you and your entire family,   Luciano Maricé.
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Josh H wrote a review Jan 2020
Winnipeg, Canada4 contributions1 helpful vote
We planned a two week adventure throughout Costa Rica comprised of 5 stops. Casa Marcellino was our third stop and the most relaxing and hospitable. Will re-book again when i visit the village again in the future.
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Date of stay: February 2019
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Response from Marice P, Propietario at Casa Marcellino
Responded Feb 8, 2020
With pleasure! and it would be a great joy to have them again in our hotel. Thank you very much for your preference and for your comment. Many greetings from Cahuita. With love, Maricé and Luciano.
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James P wrote a review Jan 2020
Syracuse19 contributions13 helpful votes
My wife, son and I traveled to Cahuita to get away from it all and we found the perfect spot: Casa Marcellino in Cahuita. We were there for about ten days over Christmas, renting a beautiful, sparkling clean (and well equipped kitchen) 2 bedroom bungalow (of I believe 4 on the property), situated in what seemed like a mini rain forest/garden (lovingly taken care of by the owners Maricé and Luciano). The place was just out of town so far enough away, but also close enough to walk to and enjoy the many restaurants or to catch a public bus to any number of local towns and beaches. Oh, and did I mention that Luciano is from Italy so I got to practice my Italian (and he gracefully obliged). It was a wonderful and relaxing stay AND on Christmas eve Maricé and Luciano vistited each bungalow with a small present, an Italian panettone, of course! Grazie mille!
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Response from Marice P, Propietario at Casa Marcellino
Responded Feb 8, 2020
Hello nice family. With Pleasure. It was very special and motivating your stay in our place, we are also happy that you liked your cabin, the garden, the surroundings, Cahuita. !! and at Christmas., important time to share, we hope to see each other again !! Many greetings, We wish you well. With love, Maricé and Luciano.
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Rob B wrote a review Mar 2019
Chester, United Kingdom35 contributions24 helpful votes
My wife and I rented one the chalets for a long weekend. The chalets are immaculate, Luciano (the proprietor) is charming and helpful and Raquel (the cleaner) is very friendly. The 4 chalets are set in beautiful gardens about 5 mins walk from the black sand beach and the beach-side bars and about 15 mins walk to the centre of the village. It is a quiet location with gates for good security. The beds are comfortable and the kitchen is adequate but with rather limited food storage space. But it is intended for holidays, not a long stay. The bathroom has a bath as well as a shower, and hot water (if you need it).
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Marice P, Propietario at Casa Marcellino
Responded Sep 10, 2019
Many greetings from Cahuita. Thank you very much for writing to us and for the beautiful description of our place and its surroundings. Welcome always. Maricé and Luciano.
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Margaret Lowry wrote a review Mar 2019
Saskatoon, Canada18 contributions7 helpful votes
Thank you for your hospitality Luciano! We really enjoyed your beautiful tropical garden and very comfortable and spotless 2 bedroom casa. We were visited by so many exotic birds and woken to the sounds of the waves crashing and the howler monkeys. Playa negra was nice for walking but unfortunately this past week was not good for swimming or snorkelling. We made up for this by taking an excellent day trip to Bocas las Toras, Panama. Luciano organized an early morning birding walk with excellent local guides. He also welcomed us with fresh coconut juice organic bananas and avocados all from his garden. Great French pastry shop nearby and Cahuita has many good choices of Restaurants. Tree of life is definitely worth a visit too.
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Date of stay: February 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Responded Sep 10, 2019
With pleasure! Thank you very much for writing and for your preference. Nice to enjoy our place and Cahuita and its surroundings. Many greetings, Luciano and Maricé.
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Marcus Z wrote a review Feb 2019
Zurich, Switzerland249 contributions56 helpful votes
We stayed 3 nights but we should have stayed longer because it’s a real paradise. The owners are very welcoming and helpful (as well as their 3 amazing dogs :) ). We always had a good chat a good laugh with them. Our cabine offered everything we needed. We got a confused as our cabine didn’t provide A/C (was our mistake as we booked the one with a fan). But with the luxury to have all the windows open (mosquito nets are provided in all windows and doors) we got our food night sleep. The casa is close to the beach (2 mins walk) and to the center (5 mins walk) with all the restaurants. It’s a great place to unwind and relax. Thank you very much for the great time!
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Date of stay: February 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Marice P, Propietario at Casa Marcellino
Responded Sep 10, 2019
Hello, Many greetings from Cahuita !! We are very grateful with such a nice comment. Thank you very much for everything, also for mentioning our dogs, they are very happy when our guests arrive. We wish them all the best, With great affection, Maricé and Luciano.
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David wrote a review Sep 2018
Saarbrücken, Germany48 contributions7 helpful votes
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We stayed five nights at Casa Marcellino during our trip in Costa Rica and we fell in love with the place at the minute we arrived because we were warmly welcomed by Maricé, Luciano and their three lovely dogs Theo, Sol and Suzy-Q.:) The houses are located in a beautiful garden and they provide everything you need and it is so clean, that you immediately feel at home. Luciano and Maricé are such lovely hosts, they supplied us with fresh coconuts (pipas frías) and even avocados from their own trees and gave us all information we needed about the caribbean side of Costa Rica. We also loved to spend some time with their three lovely dogs, which are very kind and not intrusive at all and only come to you if you ask them to. Casa Marcellino is located in a quiet place near Cahuita. You can easily walk to the center of the town where there are some nice restaurants and some supermarkets and of course the Cahuita Nationalpark. If you want to spend an amazing evening, sitting directly to the sea and enjoy some delicious food we recommend you to go to "Sobre las olas", which is just a three minute walk from Casa Marcellino. ¡Muchas gracias por la hospitalidad Maricé y Luciano! ¡Hasta luego! Lisa&David
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Date of stay: September 2018
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Responded Sep 13, 2018
We are very happy with your stay,   because you are people who filled the place with more color and brightness. Thank you very much for everything, for us it was a great pleasure to serve you in everything that was within our reach. Many Greetings from Cahuita, we wish you all the best and more. With great affection, Hasta Luego!! Maricé and Luciano.
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MySiska4 wrote a review Feb 2018
Randolph, New Jersey91 contributions42 helpful votes
My friend and I stayed in a standard cabina at Casa Marcellino for a week in February. The small 2-bedroom log cabin was enchanting. Everything was compact and efficient and absolutely spotless. It was like a dollhouse where everything fit into its own space with no room to spare (even in the well-equipped kitchen), except for the bathroom, which by comparison was quite large. There were immaculate screens on the door and windows (unnecessary during out stay as there were no mosquitoes). Even though each bedroom contained a double bed and a large closet, this cabina would be tight for 4 adults. There were an outdoor shower, sink and clothes line, and a porch with a small bench/table, a retractable awning and a lovely hammock. We would've liked an easy chair or some additional space to lounge. There was a small flat screen TV installed in 1 of the bedrooms; it worked well (as did the free wifi) but the only way to view it was by sitting on the bed. An extra bonus was the daily cleaning of our cabina. The compound is away from the active locations in the village, so it was quiet. It comprises 4 cabinas and the owners' villa; we were never bothered by "human" noise (the howler monkeys, the birds, the dogs and the rooster sounds were welcome) except on a few occasions when we heard children from the cabina nearest to us. The landscaping and gardens are fabulous and well maintained. It's a 4 min +/- walk to Playa Negra, a 12 min +/- walk to the village and a 20 min +/- walk to the Parque National. The best part of our stay might well have been the owners' hospitality and friendliness. I can't say enough good things about them! Thank you, Luciano and Marice!
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Date of stay: February 2018
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Response from Marice P, Propietario at Casa Marcellino
Responded Mar 5, 2018
We love his description so detailed and so beautiful of our place. We thank you very much for everything, your stay, your preference, your comment and we are very happy that you will enjoy your holidays. We hope to see you again and there are always very open doors for you. Many greetings, With great affection, Maricé and Luciano.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Casa Marcellino
Which popular attractions are close to Casa Marcellino?
Nearby attractions include Jungle Night Walk (0.5 km), Playa Negra (0.7 km), and Aby's Boutique (0.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Casa Marcellino?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and a concierge.
Which room amenities are available at Casa Marcellino?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a refrigerator, and an additional bathroom.
What food & drink options are available at Casa Marcellino?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Casa Marcellino?
Yes, free parking and a parking garage are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Casa Marcellino?
Conveniently located restaurants include Restaurante Éwa & Lounge Bar, Rincón del Amor, and Restaurante Las Olas.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Casa Marcellino?
Yes, guests have access to yoga classes during their stay.
Is Casa Marcellino located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.9 km away from the centre of Cahuita.
Are pets allowed at Casa Marcellino?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Casa Marcellino?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and Italian.