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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 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014
manintial Taylors, SC
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Taylors, SC
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I spent a lovely week in the suite at Hotel Moana. We debated about spending the money for the suite but decided to splurge. And we are so glad we did! The room is worth it for the view alone, the Pacific stretched out before you, the coast line snaking away to the north. The room itself... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed watching the sun go down and great panoramic views of Mal Pais and Santa Teresa from this hillside hotel's bar/lounge. The food looked great but we just enjoyed a Guanabana Daiquiri and a fresh pineapple juice which both tasted great. It's very relaxed and the staff are friendly but be prepared for a few stairs to get to... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Really liked the rooms. Spacious, clean, very comfortable beds, cool decor. The restaurant has a fantastic view of the ocean. You need a car or cab to get to town but it's not too far. My only comment is the service in the restaurant could have been better. The waitress seemed very inexperienced (for example, we asked for water for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014 via mobile

This hotel has been my favourite of all seven we tried during our trip to Costa Rica. The rooms are well cared for, chic, spacious and very clean. The decor is beautiful! Also, the food at the Mango Lounge is to die for! Overall it's a fabulous place that I hope to stay at again!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Mal Pais is a rugged beautiful place, so having a clean and luxurious place to stay was essential to us. Relaxing in the junior suite was definitely worth the price. We were on a budget, so we cut back on excursions and rather spent on the awesome room at Moana. Stayed for 4 days and never got tired of walking... More

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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

My husband and I visit Mal Pais recently and stayed in a deluxe room in Moana Lodge. The room had lots of privacy and a jungle view complete with howler monkeys one morning. The room had everything you could want, comfortable bed, TV, air conditioning, refrigerator, safe, full-length mirror and nice decoration. The pool area was close by and comfortable... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

My husband and I recently spent 5 nights at Hotel Moana in a Junior Suite. The room was extremely spacious, clean, and had amazing views of the ocean! The staff at Moana were helpful, and always friendly! The resort is nestled on the side of a hill, with beautiful vegetation, and lots of wildlife on site! We saw several monkeys... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

My wife and I spent our honeymoon @ Moana and it was a great exprience. The room was exactly as advertised online, the place was clean and our champange was nice and cold upon arrival. The staff was quite friendly and always availlable when needed. The food was really good. The restaurant has a limited menue but this worked out... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We stayed here for a little more than a week and loved the room, the grounds, the restaurant and the staff. The views were incredible as well. Couldn't have asked for a better hotel for our Mal Pais vacation!

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Portland, Oregon, United States
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

My wife and I stayed at Moana lodge in mid December of 2013. What a great find! We stayed in one of the lower rooms, but after being there if you can, absolutely get one of the suites located above the trees, the view is unbelievable. Lucky for us they designed the lodge so everyone has an opportunity to catch... More

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