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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 October 18, 2008
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Wpg. MB
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2008

Do not go to Mal Pais to stay in Mal Pais, but do go to Mal Pais to stay at Moana Lodge. We stayed there four days in March and were very glad we did. The hotel itself was built by a man from Congo, then sold to an Irishman, Aidan, and his Costa Rican wife, Vicki, who have painstakingly... More 

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San Pedro, Belize
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2008

My wife and I took our daughter on our first trip to Costa Rica. It turned out to be the best vacation I had ever taken. I chose this hotel based on the reviews and I am glad I did. It is a very charming hotel and well kept hotel. The owners had excellent advice on what to do. Everytime... More 

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Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2008

We had a wonderful stay at the Moana Lodge in Mal Pais. We stayed at 3 different hotels while we were in Costa Rica and Moana Lodge was hands down our favourite place. The property was beautiful - very serene and quiet, the rooms were very clean and the breakfasts that were prepared for us were delicious. The owners were... More 

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cleveland, ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2008

My fiancee and I stayed at Moana Lodge for a week in mid-March and had an amazing time!! The area was beautiful and relaxing - there was so much to see and do if you wanted to. Moana Lodge was also one of the best places I've ever stayed. The rooms were exactly as described and hotel grounds were lovely.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2008

My husband and I just returned from the Moana Lodge and I can't find enough great things to say about it! Even though it's a hotel, it felt like staying with friends. The proprietors, Adian and Vicki were the best hosts! They were so hospitable, and the grounds were such a relaxing and beautiful oasis. We spent 3 nights at... More 

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New York
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2008

Just got back from 8 nights at the Moana Lodge where the hubby and I had one of the best vacations. This hotel is truly remarkable - it is beautifully kept, authentic, charming and with the best staff imaginable. I cannot imagine staying anywhere else in the area. From the time we started researching the trip, Aidan and Vicki were... More 

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Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2008

What more can we say than our stay at the Moana Lodge was wonderful! We were welcomed by the staff, who were very professional and personable. The rooms were great! They were clean and well maintained! I never once felt uncomfortable or unsafe. Comfortable beds, hot water, air conditioning and cozy. Breakfast was offered daily and was wonderfully prepared. The... More 

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Austin, TX
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2008

Well, we just got back from a five night stay at the Moana Lodge in Mal Pais and it was wonderful. My wife and I were on our honeymoon and it could not have been better. (Except for a three hour delay in Houston) We arrived a day late to the Moana, but Aidan and Vicky did their best to... More 

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Bellingham, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2008

We've stayed at many of the hotels and houses in Mal Pais, and this was one of the best. It was nice to be able to rent a quad from the hotel. The staff were very good; courteous and nice. The rooms were exquisitely clean. Being up the hill somewhat off the road was nice for security and less dust,... More 

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Montréal
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2008

We reserved at the Moana Lodge at the last minute. We did not know the Moana Lodge before we noticed the beautiful shots on the net. Their web site is very professional and accurate. Are the photos better than reality? Reality is in fact better than the photos...our stay at the Moana Lodge was over and beyond our expectations! This... 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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