Where to Sleep & Eat – Puerto Limon?

Where to Sleep & Eat – Puerto Limon?

Hotel Miami Ph + (506) 2758-0490. Located 50 meters from the Post Office. Single/ double with fan 15/ 19 US$, with air conditioning and Cable TV 20 US$. There is private parking.

Hotel King Ph + (506) 2758-1033. Rooms without a bathroom 6 US$ per person; double with bathroom 12 US$.  Almost all of rooms have a fan and a private bathroom.

Hotel Fung Ph + (506) 2758-3309.Located opposite the Post Office. Single/ double without bathroom 4/ 8 US$, with bathroom 7/ 11 US$, almost all of the rooms have a fan.

Hotel Wilson Ph + (506) 2758-5028.Single/ double with bathroom 14/ 20 US$. There is a bathroom with a fan.

Hotel Tete Ph + (506) 7258-1122, fax (506) 2758-0707.Single/ double with fan 10/ 18 US$, with air conditioning 18/ 24 US$. All of the rooms have a private bathroom with hot water.

Hotel Oriental Ph + (506) 2758-0117.Located 25 meters north of the market. Double without shared bathrooms 8 US$.

Hotel Acón Ph + (506) 2758-1010, fax (506) 758-2924. Single/ double with bathroom 30/ 35 US$.  The rooms have air conditioning, television and telephone. There is a restaurant and a disco on the second floor.

Hotel Palace Ph + (506) 2758-0419.Single/ double with bathroom 10/ 18 US$, double with bathroom 21/ 26 US$. There are shared bathrooms, double with a private bathroom and fan. There is a restaurant with Chinese food and Costa Rican food.

Park Hotel Ph + (506) 2798-0555/ 2758-3476, fax (506) 2758-4364. Double 40 US$. The rooms have air conditioning, private bathroom with hot water. Those that have sea views with a balcony cost an extra 5 US$.  There is parking and a restaurant.

Nuevo Hotel Internacional Ph + (506) 2758-0434.Single/ double with fan 8/ 12 US$, with air conditioning 13/ 15 US$, rooms with private bathroom with hot water.

Hotel Ng Ph + (506) 2758-2134. Located 325 meters north of the Post Office. Single/ double without bathroom 5/ 8 US$, with bathroom 7/ 11 US$.

Hotel Costa del Sol Ph + (506) 2798-070, fax (506) 2758-4748.Rooms 10/ 20 US$. Open 24 hours, there is parking and rooms, some have a private bathroom with air conditioning.  They also accept credit cards.

Palacio Encantador Restaurant Ph + (506) 2758-0163. Dishes 3/ 9 US$. Located 150 meters west of the market. Serving Chinese food.

Sien Kong Restaurant Ph + (506) 2758-0254. Dishes 5/ 10 US$. Located a short distance away from the center, it is the best Italian restaurant in the city.

Hotel Maribu Caribe Ph + (506) 2296-7074, fax (506) 2296-7054.Low/High season Single/ double/ triple/ family 70/ 77/ 91/ 105 US$ and 80/ 91/ 103/ 131 US$. There are 17 bungalows with 56 decorated rooms, air conditioning, telephone and private bathroom with hot water. The restaurant has a panoramic view of the sea, delicious international meals and the best Afro Caribbean meals. Sample the delicious aperitifs and cocktails in ‘El Ranchito’ bar via the swimming pool, under the blue sky while you listen to Caribbean Music. There is a meeting room with a capacity for 70 people and air conditioning. Children younger than 12 years of age can share a room with their parents for free. A maximum of 2 people per room.

Hotel Cocorí Ph + (506) 2758-2930, Tel/fax (506) 2798-1670.Located on Bonita Beach.  Double 40/ 45 US$. There are cabins with a small kitchen, air conditioning and a fridge; there is an outside restaurant with sea views.

Hotel Matama Ph + (506) 2795-1123/ 2795-1409, fax (506) 2795-3399. E-mail: info@matama.com www.matama.com. Single/ double/ triple 42/ 57/ 73 US$, for 5 and 6 people 88/ 103 US$, double executive 50 US$. Located 300 meters from Bonita Beach, there is a swimming pool, bar, restaurant, Jacuzzi, laundry service, Internet and souvenirs. Bungalows and cabins with air conditioning, private bathroom with hot water, TV, telephone. This 7-acre property with footpaths and 1.500 tropical plants, a small lagoon with crocodiles and turtles.

Springfields Restaurant Ph + (506) 2758-1203. Serving Caribbean food with prices from 5 / 11 US$.

How to arrive and leave

By Plane

The landing strip is located 4 km to the south of the city, close to the coast.

Nature Air Ph +  (506) 2299 6000. E-mail: info@natureair.com E-mail: reservations@natureair.com www.natureair.com – Free Call (USA/Canadá): 800 235 9272. Tobias Bolaños Airport in Pavas, flyer 520, departure 13:00 arrive 13:30, price 65 US$

By Bus 

The bus services direct from San José to Limón leave every hour from the Carribean Terminal between 05:00 a.m and 06:30 p.m, and returning to San José from the Gran Terminal del Caribe on 2nd Avenue, close to the Limon football stadium. Prices are from 4 US$, and the journey lasts three hours. From the same terminal buses leave to Siquirres and Guápiles several times day. The vehicles that go south leave from the street that is on the north side of the market. Departures from Limón to Cahuita 0.80 US$ several times a day between 05:00 a.m and 06:00 p.m, and the buses continue to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 1.20 US$. Some then continue onto Bribri 1.40 US$ and Sixaola 2 US$, 3 hours, and others to Manzanillo. The services that go to San José from the south don’t pass through the center of Limón; they cover the journeys to Penshurst and Pandora in Valle de La Estrella several times a day.  From this last stop there is transportation to the Hitoy Cerere Biological Reserve.


By Car

The only gas station that is on the coastal road, to the south of Limón, is on the intersection. Inland there is another station in Pandora in Valle de la Estrella. A last resort would be the posts next to the road, close to some of the villages, where they also sell gas.

By Boat

Cruises and Cargo ships arrive at Moín, some 7 km to the west.  From here buses also leave for Tortuguero and other destinations in the north. The cruise ships sometimes stop at the port to the southeast of the center of Limón; nearby there are several souvenir stores.