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3 out of 5
Paseo de los Turistas, Puntarenas, Puntarenas
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3.7/5Good! (22 reviews)
Pretty good price quality ratio

"Although a fair distance from San Jose airport the location is nice.hotel staff is dedicated and customer oriented for sure.breakfast buffet was excellent and food for dinner very good.for what we paid for we got more than enough."…"

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2018

Hotel Alamar
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3.5 out of 5
Cocal de Puntarenas, Puntarenas, Puntarenas
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Sep 18 - Sep 19
3.6/5Good! (352 reviews)

"Beautiful setting and staff very nuce and helpful to get us a cab"…"

Reviewed on May 18, 2019

Puerto Azul Boutique Resort & Marina
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2.5 out of 5
50 metros este de la Clinica San Rafael, Paseo de los Turistas, Puntarenas
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Sep 18 - Sep 19
3.6/5Good! (65 reviews)
Puntarenas, great any time

"The Hotel experience overall was great. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. The cleanliness overall was also great. The only details: Towels, none for the floor, we had to ask for it. WiFi: it was less than reliable. It dropped and was very weak at the rooms. They should think of upgrading ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2019

Hotel Puntarenas Beach
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3 out of 5
Al Final del Paseo de los Turistas, 200 Este del Faro de Puntarenas, Puntarenas
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Sep 19 - Sep 20
3.8/5Good! (59 reviews)

"The beach is right in front of the property! It also has a pool. The staff was friendly and the food was delicious. The room was clean and we had no issues. At night, the property was quiet. A few blocks away there is the ferry that leaves daily from Puntarenas to Paquera. You can take your car or ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2019

Hotel Las Brisas
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3 out of 5
800 Este del Muelle de Cruceros, Paseo de los Turistas, Puntarenas
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3.3/5 (29 reviews)

"This hotel is so run down it should be closed. Looked behind the scenes when leaving and it was literally a pigstall. The staff is very friendly and I feel sorry for them what they have to cope with. The owner should be ashamed of himself to let things go that far and just take the money and I can't ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2018

Hotel Tioga
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3 out of 5
500m oeste del Hospital, Monseñor Sanabria, Puntarenas
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2.4/5 (13 reviews)
Full of bugs no hot water

"Property was not clean and full of bugs. There were holes in the wall where ants were coming through. There were bugs scurrying around in the shower. There was no hot water anywhere. The guy argued with us when we checked, wanted us to pay another $100.00. Not happy with the whole transaction."…"

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2018

Villas Palmas del Mar
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2.5 out of 5
Avenida Central, Frente al estadio Lito Perez, Puntarenas, Puntarenas
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Sep 18 - Sep 19
2.9/5 (36 reviews)
Don’t stay there

"Very dirty hotel, would not recommend. Fridge and microwave didn’t work. Faucet was lose."…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2019

Cabinas Madeleine
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3 out of 5
Costado Este del Plaza de Futbol, de El Cocal de Puntarenas, Puntarenas, Puntarenas
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3.8/5Good! (10 reviews)

"First leg/stay was nice good location suggested a real nice good food restaurant however on our return the following Saturday (after our cruise leaving Calderon) and dispite our confirming our return date with owners the hotel was closed for "vacation ". All I can say is .... Thx"…"

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2016

Hotel Praiamar
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Beach Hotels in Puntarenas

Known for its beaches, Puntarenas offers a lot for the traveler planning a beach getaway. With 9 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from in this destination, it's easy to find one that meets your needs.

As you search for a place to stay by the beach in Puntarenas, you might be interested in these top-rated hotels with positive customer reviews.

Puerto Azul Boutique Resort & Marina - 3.5-star resort, 1-minute walk from Puntarenas Beach. It features 2 outdoor pools, free full breakfast, and a poolside bar. Activities include boat tours and fishing. Guests love the good location and breakfast.

Villas Palmas del Mar - 3-star aparthotel on the beach. This aparthotel boasts 2 outdoor pools, free parking, and furnished patios.

Hotel Las Brisas - 3-star hotel, 1-minute walk from Puntarenas Beach. It offers an outdoor pool, free buffet breakfast, and a restaurant. Guest reviews highlight the pool and helpful staff.

Hotel Tioga - 3-star hotel on the beach. It features an outdoor pool, free buffet breakfast, and a restaurant. Guests love the convenient parking.

Hotel Praiamar - 3-star hotel, 9-minute walk from Puntarenas Beach.

Planning Your Trip to Puntarenas

Curious about the best time to visit? These temperature and rainfall averages will give you an idea of the local weather.

  • Hottest months: April, May, March, and June, with an average temperature of 83°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and November, with an average temperature of 62°F
  • Driest months: February, January, March, and December, with an average rainfall of 0.54 inches
  • Rainiest months: September, October, June, and August, with an average rainfall of 11.66 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Puntarenas

After arriving and settling in at your hotel, you might want to venture out and explore everything Puntarenas has to offer. If you're excited to check out the beaches, head to Organos Beach for some relaxation by the water. Make time for a range of local attractions, which include Puntarenas Beach and Puntarenas Pier. For even more to see and do, pay a visit to Victoria Park or Puntarenas Cathedral. Visitors also enjoy Puntarenas for its:
  • Excursions
  • Ziplining
  • Boating
  • Tours

Getting Around Puntarenas

If you're looking to fly to Puntarenas, the closest major airport is in San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.), located 41.1 mi (66.1 km) from the city center. If you'd like to venture out around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.

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