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4.5 out of 5

"The hotel is nice, but the only complain is the breakfast buffet. " More

By a verified traveler on Sun 25 Jul 2021

Hotel Description

4-star beachfront hotel near Penca Beach

On the beach

Within a 15-minute walk of the hotel, you'll find Danta Beach and Dantita Beach. Penca Beach and Playa Prieta are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Full-service spa, outdoor pool

A full-service spa, 2 restaurants, and an outdoor pool are all featured at this smoke-free hotel. Relax with a drink at the bar/lounge and enjoy free perks like buffet breakfast and valet parking. Free self parking, a coffee shop, and free WiFi in public areas are also offered.

Free WiFi, flat-screen TVs

The 45 guestrooms have flat-screen TVs with cable channels and offer free WiFi and room service. Other amenities include premium bedding, rainfall showerheads, and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is available on request.

Danta Standard Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$116* Per night/room Sep 1 - Sep 2

Plaza Balcony Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Ocean View Premium

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Almendro Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Santarena Hotel at Las Catalinas ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Santarena Hotel at Las Catalinas

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4 out of 5
The hotel is nice, but the only complain is the breakfast buffet.

Posted by on Jul 25, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 28, 2021 by Santarena

Hola, gracias por tomarse el tiempo de hacer una reseña sobre Santarena. Queremos que su estadía sea en Santarena sea siempre bien recordada, pero parece que ese no fue el caso para usted. Nos gustaría hacer seguimiento de su experiencia, no dude en enviarnos un correo electrónico a concierge@santarenahotel.com.

5 out of 5

Posted by on Feb 23, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Mar 5, 2021 by Chef Concierge

Dear Guest: We appreciate your time sharing your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you very soon. Best regards, Andrea Arroyo

About the Santarena Hotel at Las Catalinas

Location Las Catalinas Road., Las Catalinas, Guanacaste 50304

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities
  • Shuttle services

Property Features

Santarena Hotel at Las Catalinas offers its guests a full-service spa and an outdoor pool. There are 2 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. There are 2 meeting rooms available. Spa services, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at Santarena Hotel at Las Catalinas. Free self parking and valet parking are available. This 4-star Las Catalinas hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 45 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • Built in 2019
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Free valet parking

Transport

  • Airport: Daniel Oduber Intl. Airport (LIR) (38.7 km / 24.1 mi)
  • Parking: Free valet parking and self parking

Room Amenities

Santarena Hotel at Las Catalinas offers 45 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and designer toiletries. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, and complimentary toiletries. This Las Catalinas hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include ceiling fans and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered on request and change of towels can be requested.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Safe
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Change of towels (on request)

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10:30 AM.

Ponciana - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Limonada - This restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

The Bakery - Onsite coffee shop. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Boat tours on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Mountain biking on site

Spa Services

Wake Spa has 3 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and facials.

The spa is open daily.

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Number of treatment rooms 3
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 5:30 AM - 11:30 PM. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 5:30 AM - 11:30 PM.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 80 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 60.0 per stay.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Santarena Hotel at Las Catalinas

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Long-term renters welcome

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. Long-term renters welcome. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Long-term renters welcome
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 48 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Late check-out fee: 50 percent of room rate (subject to availability)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 60.0 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 80 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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You should know

  • Pool access is available 24-hours a day.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
  • Guests may experience noise disturbance due to nearby construction work.

Awards & Affiliations

The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.