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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Playa Hermosa segunda entrada, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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Hotel ManGaby
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Ranked #3 of 12 Hotels in Playa Hermosa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Three Rivers
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71 reviews 71 reviews
23 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There is not a single thing I would change about this establishment. The entire staff, from the front desk management to the housekeeping staff are all 100% professional and extremely friendly. We are in room 207, with a balcony overlooking the pool. The pool is beautiful, sparkling clean at all times, and a waterfall that runs from 6:30 a.m. until... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel is REALLY average. The beach is boring with few places to eat locally. The rooms were kept clean and I really think the mosquitoes appreciated that. We kinda got stuck here because everything else was full if you do stay here make sure you book lots of other activities!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We LOVED this gem of a hotel in Playa Hermosa. We looked at the other hotels around, stayed in one at the beach, but were in heaven once we moved to this hotel. The guide books list another hotel as the upscale budget, but this place was much nicer and less expensive. The owners are welcoming and responsive, the hotel... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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74 reviews 74 reviews
73 hotel reviews
287 helpful votes 287 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

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
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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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9 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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
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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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59 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
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
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8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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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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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*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Mangaby Hotel Playa Hermosa
Hotel ManGaby Costa Rica/Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#4 Family Hotel in Playa Hermosa

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