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Hotel San Bada

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Next to Manuel Antonio National Park Entrance | Manuel Antonio Beach, Manuel Antonio National Park 6350, Costa Rica
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Stettler, Canada
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at San Bada four days and it felt like home. The restaurant staff could not have treated us better. Special thanks to Maykel and Christhin for going the extra mile to make our stay most pleasant. The catamaran tour was certainly a highlight of our stay at Manuel Antonio.

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Thank bthaner
SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is so great to hear how much you enjoyed your time here and how you felt at home. Our staff is so friendly and they want you to have an amazing stay. We will let them know how happy you were their service. We are glad you also got to enjoy some excursions while you were here.... More 

London
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Didn't stay here but after leaving the park very hot and thirsty, we saw this lovely looking hotel and decided to have lunch there. We were shown to the restaurant on the sixth floor by the pool by Enrique. He was so lovely and helpful we all said we would like to stay here next time we come to Costa... More 

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Thank Sharon W
SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear Sharon, Thank you for your kind words. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed our 6th floor bar. The view is very relaxing after a long day in the park. It is great to hear how much you appreciated our staff. They work very hard to make everyone who enters the property feel comfortable. We would love... More 

Manteno, Illinois
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40 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Driving up to the hotel, it is beautiful on the outside, however after checking into our room, I was disappointed in the smell..it had a musty type smell in it that even the A/C couldn't counteract. The room was clean and neat and spacious however and we were comfortable.

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Thank Barb094
SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are sorry to hear that you were unimpressed with the odor in your room. We wish that you would have let us know about your issue and we would have fixed it for you. The humidity is very high during this season and sometimes it may affect the rooms. We do have options that can help freshen... More 

Loves Park, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would like to thank the wonderful night dinning room staff for the wonderful service I and my friend received on our last night there. We decided to have dinner in the hotel instead of traveling into town or another place. The staff: Cristhin Loqiza Vega, Emilio Corrales Cerdas and Chef Jourshua Carvajal Vindos made out last meal there one... More 

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Thank Karen G
SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear Karen, Thank you so much for your very nice review! We are so happy that we could make your stay (and last night) so memorable. The staff here loves to talk to our guests and are very passionate about hospitality. We will certainly let them know how much you enjoyed their service. We love to hear that you would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved it beautiful atmosphere wonderful staff very nice and helpful can't wait to go back loved zip lining and repelling so much fun. An amazing experience that I will definitely do again once I get the chance. Costa Rica all together was such an amazing and fun place to be with my family

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Thank Maia K
SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear Martha S. Thank you for your feedback and 5-star rating, We are very pleased that your stay with us was so enjoyable. We are happy that you got to see the surrounding area but also very happy that you were so comfortable inside as well. We know most guests spend a lot of time exploring the outdoors but we... More 

Arlington
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great pools, clean rooms, lounge and gathering areas available. Friendly staff and great swim up bar. Literally at the gates of Manuel Antonio National Park. 5 minute shortcut to the beach for hotel guests. Howler monkeys in the trees 30 feet from your room balcony. We had a great time.

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Thank Kathleen K
SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear Kathleen, thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are happy that you got to see the wildlife so close to our hotel. Our location is perfect for birdwaqtching and seeing other animals in the National park. We are also glad you enjoyed the staff and cleanliness, we pride ourselves on guest satisfaction. We hope you... More 

Campton, New Hampshire
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137 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited for one night with a Caravan tour. Best parts of being there was sunset at the sixth floor bar and the birds we could see from the balcony of our room. Meals were fine. Pools seemed adequate even though we didn't partake. Getting to the hotel on a weekend was a real experience due to the traffic and... More 

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Thank nhraven
SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review, We are glad you enjoyed the rooftop bar and sunset, that is a favorite of most guests. We are sorry that you had difficulty traveling here, This time of year is a very busy tourism season. We are happy you enjoyed the other aspects of the hotel. We hope you return! Warm regards,... More 

Calgary, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 351 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at the San Bada for drinks and to watch the sun set from the 6th floor roof top bar by a nice adults only pool. The staff were very friendly, the drinks were delicious and the views were wonderful. We saw several different birds and many monkeys in the trees towards the Manuel Antonio Park. It was a... More 

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SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your nice review, We too wish you had the chance to stay here! It is very usual to see all types of wildlife around the hotel, being so close to the national park. We take pride in the grounds of our hotel and we are delighted that it has been noticed. If you ever return... More 

Battle Ground, Washington
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66 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Positives: Location at park entrance 6th floor happy hour spectacular sunset view on rooftop lovely pool Cons:Room lighting,worn furnishings,broken door latch Poor quality restaurant food. Suggest entering Park as early as possible since later admission line is very long.

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Thank Michael E
SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Michael, We are happy that you enjoyed the views, happy hour, location, and pool. We are sorry that you were less happy with the furnishings, lighting, and food. We aim to please all our guests and we will make improvements where needed. Thank you for your review to our Hotel. We hope that the short comings of your... More 

Mt. Dora
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed only 1 night with Caravan tours, but the rooms were very nice. The pool area was relaxing and easy to use. There was no bar service at the pool. The food was just okay. Balcony looks out on the ocean- very nice.

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Thank Gary P
SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear Gary P, Thank you for your review, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. We apologize for the lack of service at the pool, the bar attendent was helping out in the main restaurant. It is unfortunate that you did not particularly like the food, we have great kitchen staff and bring in local and fresh food every... More 

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