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Hotel ManGaby

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Playa Hermosa segunda entrada, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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Ranked #4 of 13 hotels in Playa Hermosa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Syracuse, New York
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72 reviews 72 reviews
71 hotel reviews
279 helpful votes 279 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't wait until I can return to this wonderful hotel! What a kind, friendly family who still owns and runs this hotel! The restaurant workers are also pleasant, happy, and join the crew with the mission of making your vacation a positive experience. It's a short walk to the beach and also to a small supermarket. Some restaurants are... More

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The price doesn't do this hotel justice. While other places may advertise lower prices, they nickel and dime you on everything - starting with taxes. We decided on a two-bedroom suite - with good size bedrooms, two full baths with showers, a large, full kitchen and a large dining room table with chairs and a couch - plus our own... More

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Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We were in Costa Rica and due to las minute change of plan, we decided to try the beach town. A friend from facebook group recommended Hotel ManGaby and we're glad we stayed there. STAFF: Owner Alberto and his son are very pleasant and helpful. The restaurant staff was always smiling and accommodated our needs. My 5 year old daughter... More

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The Villages, Florida
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Lovely small hotel we have visited every year for at least 5 years. Owner operated. Comfortable rooms and suites. Tropical vegetation around a very nice pool makes it feel much more secluded than it is. Very clean and owners very accommodating. Small restaurant, good food but we found the service in the evening to be very slow.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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58 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

PROs: The hotel was about the cheapest option we found, which is nice. And actually the staf was very nice and helpful. The rooms were clean, not old and spacious. There was a very nice and big swimming pool and not too many people. It offers free car parking right in front, so no need to carry luggage big distance.... More

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Berkeley, California
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We are staying at Hotel ManGaby now and I'll echo the positive comments of others. This small, well kept family owned hotel is only two blocks from a lovely and uncrowded beach. Hotel ManGaby has been an extremely pleasant place to spend a few days and we are so glad that we came to Playa Hermosa and are staying at... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Hotel Mangaby is staffed by very friendly and professional people. The rooms are nice for the price and the location is within easy walking distance of one of the prettiest beaches I have seen. The food in the hotel restaurant was good and the pool is well kept and clean. I would recommend this property if you are traveling to... More

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Chicago, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

My boyfriend and I have stayed here a half a dozen times over the past few years. It is a small hotel two blocks from the beach. The super nice owners live on the premises. The rooms are simple and immaculate. The pool is lovely with beautiful gardens around it. We will be back again in the spring!

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Chicago, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

Mangaby is my home away from home whenever I visit Guanacaste on business. have stayed here over a dozen times and always received 5 star service. Fantastic gardens and grounds...clean rooms...terrific restaurant...always a pleasure.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

We just came from Costa Rica where we had a great time at Playa Hermosa. Playa Hermosa is a little town with the best beach on the Pacific coast. We found Hotel ManGaby on Tripadvisor. Thank you, everyone, who commented on it, it was very helpful. Hotel ManGaby is a small, very pleasant and clean place with a nice pool.... More

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Address: Playa Hermosa segunda entrada, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Hermosa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel ManGaby 3*
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Mangaby Hotel Playa Hermosa
Hotel ManGaby Costa Rica/Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste

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Hotel ManGaby is a modern two-story facility of the latest design. We have a total of 17 room accommodations distributed as follows:13 Standard Rooms including two Full sized beds.5 on the first floor made handicap accessible.8 on the second floor each with their own balcony overlooking the pool.2 Mini-Suites including one King sized bed, furnished living room, a small breakfast area and refrigerator. ... more   less 
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