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Hotel Moana

Mal Pais, Mal Pais 0000, Costa Rica
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Ranked #4 of 9 Hotels in Mal Pais
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014
J_Curtis34 Cranford, New Jersey
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Rooms
    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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Cranford, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Lac du Bonnet, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

While wintering in Tamarindo Costa Rica we took a short trip with friends to Mal Pais and Santa Teresa. We picked the Moana Lodge based on reviews we saw online. The hotel offers breath taking views and a beautiful pool area. On arrival we were told that our reserved cabin had a problem so we were put in a Junior... More 

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Hollis, New Hampshire
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

An enjoyable lodge with clean updated rooms. We stayed up above the tree line in one of the suites and it was perfect. Great views, etc. I would stay here again definitely. Staff was friendly and worked well for you.

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Avon, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I want to first say that Hotel Moana was the best place we stayed during our first trip to Costa Rica. It is nestled in a mountain ridge overlooking the ocean with breathtaking views from the restaurant for breakfast and dinner. We liked that it wasn't in the center of town: off the beaten path just enough but within walking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Moana Lodge was a spectacular experience, and a highlight, for both my wife and I during our 2 week stay in Costa Rica from March 21 to the 24th, 2014. We had previously stayed in hotels in Quepos and Jaco, which were both comfortable and pleasant, but nothing close to Moana Lodge. It takes 30 minutes driving over a semi-bumpy... More 

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Pewaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We travel often and I never write a review because I don't want to relive the negatives because there always are some, not here! Hotel Moana was wonderful, the only problem being we didn't stay long enough. Yes, there are a lot of stairs leading up to the suites but, I would have climbed more just for the view. The... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I just spent 5 days at the Moana Lodge. Bruno's the man! He's hilarious…especially with the two dogs - Franky and Lulu. It's adorable how Bruno is in love with the two of them. Anyways, as soon as we got there, he made us feel welcome and was happy to help us plan our days in Mal Pais and Santa... 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): $
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Moana Hotel Mal Pais
Hotel Moana Costa Rica/Mal Pais

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