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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Playa Hermosa segunda entrada, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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Ranked #3 of 12 Hotels in Playa Hermosa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Esparza, Costa Rica
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good efficient layout, all is close to the pool, restaurant, bar, and parking. Good food. Nice swimming pool for kids to play or couples to relax. Clean rooms with nice space. Good size bathrooms. Fair pricing. Good location between the main road and a short walk to the beach, store across the street for any needs.

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Three Rivers
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25 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

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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3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

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
289 helpful votes 289 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
12 helpful votes 12 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

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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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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60 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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Address: Playa Hermosa segunda entrada, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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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

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