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Mantra Resort Spa & Casino

4.5 of 5 Resort   |   Ruta 10 Parada 48 Av Jaureguiberry y Ante Milat | Punta del Este, La Barra, Maldonado 20001, Uruguay (Formerly Cipriani Punta del Este)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Punta del Este, Uruguay
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Everyone from arrival to departure was totally on the game, smiles, languages, helpful - all like they mean it, which they probably do. Top end resort hotel keeping up standards off season (when I was last there). Everything you need and seemingly provided without question. Full kids club year round. A top end efficient international hotel resort, not a quirky... More

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Gerencia G, Quality and Audit Department at Mantra Resort Spa & Casino, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate your feedback! We are so glad to learn that you had a wonderful stay at Mantra, we hope you return soon! Warm regards, Quality and Audit Department Mantra Resort and Spa More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

My first experience with Mantra in Punta del Estes was good, with the the pick up at the airport and transfer to the hotel by Moricio, this was a welcome relief from a long flight. Moricio also works at the front desk and is a great source of information and advice during your stay on what to do and see,... More

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Gerencia G, Quality and Audit Department at Mantra Resort Spa & Casino, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review, we very much appreciate your feedback. We are glad that you had such a lovely stay at Mantra and hope to see you here again soon! Warm regards, Quality and Audit Department Mantra Resort and Spa More

Miami, Florida
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72 reviews 72 reviews
25 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

What a great place to stay, it's a classic, walk down the street to bars and the beachclub. Great Spa, great Pool area and great rooms with garden. Recommend this hotel to everyone!. Thanks david PS: it also has a casinooooooooooo

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Estimado Huésped, Agradecemos mucho su recomendación y estaremos encantados de recibirlo en una próxima oportunidad. Cordialmente, Departamento de Calidad y... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the Mantra resort for four days. Important to notice, this is a in-room smoking hotel as we were not told so at the time of booking. The rooms are well appointed and the grounds well kept. It is not a five star hotel by western standards, maybe four. The hotel is about 20 minutes east from Punta... More

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Gerencia G, Quality and Audit Department at Mantra Resort Spa & Casino, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review, we really appreciate your feedback. We are glad to know that you had a lovely stay at Mantra. We have many great offers throughout the year for our nightly rates and also for dining and spa experiences so please do check back with us on your next visit to La Barra. There are... More

northwood
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249 reviews 249 reviews
57 hotel reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

All. Hotels at peak are really expensive and this is no exception. Very nice large rooms, good breakfast, excellent pool, spa and gym facilities. Also tennis courts, baby club etc. Casino and convention centre. Beach club nearby with top restaurant and and full beach facilities. Valet parking. It looks like a. 5 star hotel but there are signs of lack... More

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Gerencia G, Quality and Audit Department at Mantra Resort Spa & Casino, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are glad to know that you had an enjoyable stay at Mantra and we very much value your feedback. The hotel has invested greatly in refurbishment since your visit and we are sure you would very much like the improvements made. We also have many great offers throughout the year, including high... More

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Mantra is nice, has a good infra, good pool, good service and good restaurant, but I would not consider it as a 5 star Resort, at least don't worth the expensive rate room. Your outside view needs a maintenance but inside the hotel is very good. The water of the swimming pool is too much warm. Hotel staff is very... More

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Gerencia G, Quality and Audit Department at Mantra Resort Spa & Casino, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay but are sorry to hear that you felt that Mantra was not of the standard you expected. We value your feedback and have since invested in refurbishing and redecorating parts of the hotel which needed it. We are always looking to improve our... More

Jackson, Wyoming
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72 reviews 72 reviews
20 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

First, some advice about the Punta del Este/La Barra/Jose Ignacio area in general. It is super expensive, so be prepared, and don't go if you aren't prepared to spend 2 to 3 times for food and hotels as you would at upscale Caribbean resorts. To put it in perspective, St. Barts is often cheaper than this area, and St Barts... More

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Gerencia G, Quality and Audit Department at Mantra Resort Spa & Casino, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are really glad to know that you had an enjoyable stay at Mantra. For your convenience, we have a complimentary shuttle service to the beach (in the summer) and also to the town center. We hope you will return to Mantra in the near future as we are always improving and upgrading... More

Connecticut
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

La Mantra is an attractive hotel, a bit off the main drag in La Barra. You will want a car if you stay here, as it's too far to walk to anything but maybe the beach itself. We came off season around American Thanksgiving time, and occupancy was light. It was odd not to be able to get change at... More

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Gerencia G, Quality and Audit Department at Mantra Resort Spa & Casino, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at Mantra in November and really grateful for your feedback. We have a complimentary transfer to the beach (in high season) and also to the town center which can be used. Also we are continuously creating new experiences and improving our facilities for our guests... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013 via mobile

The resort is nice enough but the over the top prices do not match the level of the hotel or service. One lesson learned - you really must rent a car when staying or else you could find yourself paying $100 round trip in taxi fees to go somewhe 15 minutes away.

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Gerencia G, Quality and Audit Department at Mantra Resort Spa & Casino, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are sorry that you did not feel completely satisfied with your stay at Mantra. Since your visit we have invested in staff training and recruitment. We also have many offer throughout the year. We are sure that you will be very happy with the level of customer service should you decide to... More

Oxford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

This is a beautiful hotel with a lovely spa. Good room service, nice pool, front desk staff nice ans helpful. A nice chap on the door who gets taxis for you very quickly. But a usd 30 taxi ride away from the 'main' punta beach but I think the niceness of the hotel makes it worth it.

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Gerencia G, Quality and Audit Department at Mantra Resort Spa & Casino, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your review. We are really glad to learn that you had a wonderful stay at Mantra and we hope you will return soon. For your convenience, we have a complimentary shuttle service to the beach in the summer and throughout the year a shuttle to the town center also. We hope you will... More

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Address: Ruta 10 Parada 48 Av Jaureguiberry y Ante Milat | Punta del Este, La Barra, Maldonado 20001, Uruguay (Formerly Cipriani Punta del Este)
Location: Uruguay > Maldonado Department > Maldonado > La Barra
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Mantra Resort Spa & Casino 4.5*
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Also Known As:
Mantra Hotel La Barra
Mantra Resort Spa And Casino
Mantra Hotel Punta Del Este
Mantra Resort Punta Del Este
Mantra Resort Spa & Casino Uruguay/La Barra

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