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Hotel Moana

Mal Pais, Mal Pais 0000, Costa Rica
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Ranked #4 of 10 hotels in Mal Pais
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Minneapolis
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We loved every minute of our stay at Hotel Moana. From arranging transfers to and from the airport, to impeccable service on-site, the hospitality far exceeded our expectations. We stayed in the honeymoon suite, which was the most breathtaking view I've ever had in a hotel room. The private terrace with an outdoor shower, the beautiful bathroom, the floor to... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had 2 nights in this hotel, which is very nice and relaxing. The rooms are stylish decorated and clean. The restaurant has an amazing view which makes the stairway up in the morning worth it! We rented the ATV the hotel offers, which was so much fun! You should definitely rent an ATV since the distance to the beaches... More

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New york city
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at Moana Lodge for a week this past April. I wouldn't change a thing about our stay. The rooms are very clean and give you a true, rustic Costa Rican feel - while remaining comfortable and providing all the essentials we are used to in the States. This includes air conditioning, which is a necessity after a hot... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the last stop my husband and I made on our belated honeymoon in Costa Rica. We hit some bumps along the way earlier in our trip due to transportation problems, getting sick and unexpected costs. However, when we arrived at Hotel Moana, we wished we had spent to entire 2 weeks of our trip there. It was such... More

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Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place where you can relax by the pool with it's background sound of the waves coming from the beach, breakfast really good, but can't tell about the restaurant for dinner it was closed at this time. Everybody is really nice and ready to help you. And the view from the restaurant...Whoa!!!....You can't imagine you need to be... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Spent a little and get the suite, worth it! The view & the room were gorgeous! The restaurant had great food & again that view! Bruno & Chichi (I know I'm spelling that wrong, sorry) were so friendly & truly wanted us to have a wonderful time accommodating.

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Cranford, New Jersey
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The hotel is exactly what you expect. It's away from the hustle bustle of beach town life, but beach town life is less than a mile down the road, so it's the best of both worlds. Quiet and peaceful, but parties available around the corner. They don't serve lunch, but not to worry, there is an excellent location across the... More

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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Really enjoyed our stay in this little paradise. Rooms are clean, spacious & pretty (liked the jungle theme!). Beautiful view from te restaurant! Pool area is one of the most relaxed places i've ever been (sound of the ocean in the background). And the staff was super friendly and helpful!

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We spent five wonderful days at the large vacation home MOANA HOTEL has in Mal Pais. Large, comfortable social, dinning and kitchen areas. 5 bedrooms with impressive bathrooms, good working A/C. Gorgeous view and sunset with a deep swimming pool. Maid service every day. Just perfect for our large family. We had a group of 14 and it was just... More

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Our room was clean and comfortable, the hotel property has a beautiful restaurant set up on the top of the mountain, had amazing food and an even better view. We liked that the property was near the beach but not "in town" so it was quieter. It was easy to walk along the beach or get a taxi into town.... More

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Address: Mal Pais, Mal Pais 0000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Mal Pais
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Also Known As:
Moana Hotel Mal Pais
Hotel Moana Costa Rica/Mal Pais

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style
#2 Family Hotel in Mal Pais #4 Romantic Hotel in Mal Pais
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Moana is a small luxurious ocean view hotel nestled amongst a rich backdrop of wildlife and jungle. Inspired by Africa for its choice of décor, the beautiful rooms offer tranquility and comfort to all of our guests. Enjoy being served breakfast while you gaze out over the Pacific Ocean. Later hang out at the wonderful pool area and fall asleep on a suspended day bed while the waves crash in the background, paradise awaits! ... more   less 
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