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Hotel Moana

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Mal Pais, Mal Pais 0000, Costa Rica
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Ranked #4 of 9 Hotels in Mal Pais
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015
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    5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I stayed here with my girlfriend for 6 nights back in Nov 2014 and it was an incredible wk!! The staff (Bruno) was incredibly helpful and gave us amazing restaurant suggestions, booked all of our rentals (ATVs), and hooked us up with laundry. The place was beautiful and the food was good too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My stay at Hotel Moana was fantastic - I can't say enough good things. The rooms and hotel grounds are clean and updated while maintaining a natural, rainforest feeling. The restaurant is great (especially the breakfast!) and has an incredible view overlooking the ocean. And finally, every single staff member was friendly and extremely helpful. They recommended nearby beaches and... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We stayed at the Hotel Moana for nearly a week. We found the accommodations well cared for and comfortable. We enjoyed every morning's complimentary breakfast. Yes, there were many stairs but it paid off in great views. We also enjoyed the afternoons at the pool when it became too hot to be beachside. The only thing that could improve the... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We stay at Moana for almost a week. Good location with excellent views. Very nice and clean rooms. Good onsite Restaurant with killer sunset views. Nice Argentinian guys working at the restaurant. Free full Breakfast included.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We were 1 of 2 families who stayed at the Moana last July/August. We rented 3 rooms 2 for the adult couples and 1 to share for the teenagers. We arrived late night after a very long Trip from the USA. We were to miss our connection in San José due to airline delays and texted the Moana Manager "Bruno"... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We had a wonderful 4 night stay at Moana. The staff went above and beyond to make our visit comfortable and fun. The view from the restaurant is unparalleled, and it is easy to walk to the commercial center at Playa Carmen and to a number of peaceful beaches. We wish we had much more time here and cant wait... More 

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We stayed for six nights in one of the villas/suites. The room was fantastic - really spacious, nicely decorated and a huge bathroom with both indoor and outdoor showers. What we really liked about the hotel was that it felt like we were in our own private jungle villa. The hotel is very quiet and except for at breakfast, we... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I can say only good things about this place! I think it was one of the best hotels we stayed in Costa Rica. We choose to live in junior suite and it was perfect. Room has all you can need while you stay there: really big and cozy bed, nice bathroom, good aircon, place like a living room with sofa... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

We stayed 2 weeks (!!) in the hotel moana to start our costa rica trip. And after travelling around for 3 weeks in costa rica, I have to admit, one of the BEST places to stay!! Bruno and Diego are awesome friendly and helpful. Not the style "its high season and you are the 100'000'001 tourist" - always a smile... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We stayed here in December 2014 for a few nights and it was a great experience. The hotel is in a quiet location up on the hillside with great ocean views and yet not too far from Santa Teresa in Mal Pais. The rooms themselves are unique and comfortable with a very nice Africa vibe. However, the best part of... More 

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