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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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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An excellent hotel tucked away in the hills just at the edge of Manuel Antonio National Park. Excellent views of the ocean and glorious sunsets (at right time of year) can be had from the open seating area on the 6th floor. Monkeys and birdlife visit frequently. The pool has a cascading waterfall and is delightfully designed to fit into... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here two nights. Arrived in Manuel Antonio without reservations. Had a few places in mind, but those were full. Saw this place - hard to miss a mustard yellow 6 story building at the park's entrance. It looked pricey, but the location drew me forward. Price was more reasonable than i expected - about $140/night for 2 Qn Bedroom... More 

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McAllen, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

San Bada is located right next door to Manuel Antonio Park and has close access to the beach. You are close walking distance to a super, public beach, and other stores and restaurants. Our room was clean, comfy, and we had good wifi access. There were a lot of small crabs at door or back patio area but being so... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our Caravan Tour selected this hotel as it sits right next to the Manuel National Park. We were perfectly situated to have a fine breakfast and walk casually next door to the park as it opened at 7am. The hotel has a above average pool with a slide that our grandchildren enjoyed very much. The service at the hotel was... More 

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Naples, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although this hotel has a great location it needs attention badly. The stench of our room was unbearable. Although they sprayed when we complained the smell came back an hour later. The room also needed a good cleaning. Our feet was filthy from walking on the floor. We were on a Cravan tour and everyone complained about the same thing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of four immensely enjoyed our three nights at Hotel San Bada. The hotel is absolutely beautiful, the surrounding setting is gorgeous, and it's perfectly situated between the jungle and the beach. It was an ideal setting for our beach vacation. We enjoyed the pools and the rooftop bar, the short walk to the beach, the outrageous convenience to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a weekend at San bada with 3 friends at it was just perfect. They even got a pizza for us in a local restaurant late at night!!! The breakfast is buffet and delicious. They have a rooftop pool and lounge really romantic or good for partying. I am definitely going back there as soon as I can!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just home from Costa Rica, and spent a night at San Bada. Six floors with a nice pool and bar area on the sixth floor. Another large pool on the property and very nice restaurant onsite. The best part, it is right next to the entrance to Manuel Antonio National Park, and also has a tunnel leading down with a... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hotel has a lot of old world charm with gorgeous views and large rooms. Each room had a balcony where we watched squirrel monkeys playing in the trees. The bar on the roof has beautiful views of Manuel Antonio National Park and the ocean. It's perfect to watch sunset! And the best part is that the entrance to Manuel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A small group of us stayed here for 2 nights. The hotel was in the perfect location, right next to the National Park! The staff was incredible- they were always willing to help with any questions we had. They also upgraded us to a beautiful room with a view of the water. There is no question- I would most definitely... More 

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