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Villas Rio Mar

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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“big pool”(8 reviews)
“tennis courts”(4 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
3 Star Hotel
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All reviewsbeautiful groundsbig pooltennis courtsjunior suiteswim up barmaintained poolmosquito nettingtypical costa rican breakfastrooms are niceenjoyed our staysitting areagreat poolsurrounded by naturerice and beansmini fridgegreat place to stayclose to town
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

really peaceful, clean, fun, great staff, good food, and the best chiliguaro I’ve ever had. the young lady at the pool bar made them and they were dope! I’d go there again just for the chiliguaro. oh, there is also a delicious vegan/vegetarian/pescatarian restaurant right...More

Thank mrcsjhnsn
Response from José C, Director General at Villas Rio MarResponded 1 week ago

Hi dear amigo! What a great review!! we love to see our friends telling specific facts about our Restaurante el Rancho such as the Chiliguaro, to prepare it like this it just requires tomato juice, lemon juice, salt pepper and TONS OF LOVE!! do not...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here last minute a few months ago and liked it so much we stayed there again for almost a week while we did business in the area. It has everything you can possible need at a great price. comfortable, private air conditioned rooms...More

Thank cselkie
Response from José C, Director de Recepción at Villas Rio MarResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi dear Traveler, there is nothing else to add to your terrific review! We love to read this reviews and the way you describe Villas Rio Mar is simply amazing, even thanks is not enough to describe how grateful we are with you! Here at...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are staying anywhere in Southern Costa Rica don't bother staying anywhere else. This is the best place to stay. We stayed for 4 nights and loved it. We left town and came back because the other town's hotel was trash compared to Rio...More

Thank buffank
Response from José C, Director de Recepción at Villas Rio MarResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear traveler, Nothing else to add to your wonderful review! the way you describe Villas Rio Mar is simply amazing and even thanks is not enough to describe how grateful we are with you! we love to read our guest telling others travelers this type...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay was spectacular. It's the most eco friendly hotel we've stayed at in Eastern Costa Rica. The gardens are beautiful and filled with local flora and fauna labelled with signs. They provide biodegradable soap, shampoo and conditioner locally made in containers instead of single...More

Thank Gloria M
Response from José C, Director de Recepción at Villas Rio MarResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Gloria, We thank you for such a nice review! the way you describe our eco resort is just amazing! It is truly important for us to see that you appreciate all our hard work we do to protect our environment, this is a really...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great hotel area away from the crowded beach area. Extraordinary garden which attracts lots of birds. Really good place to have s rest from the tough tour in Costa Rica. The service in restaurant and from reception was excellent.More

Thank steelriver2014
Response from José C, Director de Recepción at Villas Rio MarResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Traveler Thank you very much for sharing your opinion with us and letting the Trip Advisor readers know about your experience here! It is great to see that you came to Villas Rio Mar after a tough trip and found it peaceful and luxurious,...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Business Center with Internet Access
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Banquet Room
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Tennis Court
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$85 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#3 Family Hotel in Dominical
#4 Romantic Hotel in Dominical
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$85 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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#3 Family Hotel in Dominical
#4 Romantic Hotel in Dominical
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Olivier P
January 17, 2017|
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Response from MEsquivel | Property representative |
Hello, the beach is a 1.5 km, and if you want to go walking it is 15 to 20 minutes or in car is a 5 minutes.
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catiegalen
February 24, 2016|
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Response from Peter N | Reviewed this property |
We stayed with our two kids in (12 an 15) in a family suite with two large double beds. It was quite spacious so I Think you couldn't easily get two extra beds in the room. Best wishes. Peter.
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"The best villas are higher up but do involve a climb."
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"Rooms in garden setting .nice grounds"
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"Request room far from pool if you are sensitive to noise."
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"Some of the bungalows are far away - request closest to the pool or office."
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