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Jungle Beach Hotel

200 meters from Playa Espadilla, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica (Formerly Hotel Pura Selva)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Clarkston, Washington
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We returned this year after about 5 previous visits. We were not as happy with our room this year. We always skip the breakfast. There are a couple of nice restaurants in town which is walking distance.The beach is close, weather perfect, close to Manuel Antonio park. Our favorite part is the paintings on the walls and all monkeys.

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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would not recommend this hotel for anyone unfamiliar with Costa Rica. The staff seemed like they did not want to interact with the guests and were quite unhelpful. They say there is wifi in the rooms, which is true, but the service is quite poor and cuts in and out. If there are rooms above you prepare for a lot... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jungle Beach is an ideal name because it like you are living in a jungle and yet are stones throw from the beach! The rooms are roomy and comfy, TV offers several English channels, shower is awesome, towels and toiletries are ample (unlike most other Costa Rican establishments), staff is friendly, breakfast is alright, location is fantastic. 10 minute walk... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I, stayed at this hotel for our honeymoon and we Loved it! The hotel is literally 2 minutes in walking distance from the beach. The rooms was clean and nice. The people who work at the hotel, were very nice and friendly to us! great service and hospitality. The hotel offers a continental breakfast, very good. We... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

My friend and I stayed here for 3 nights while in Manuel Antonio... We did lots of research on different hotels in the area and decided on this one due to price point, breakfast offered and proximity to the beach. We were not disappointed! The rooms are good size with TV, free wifi and hot showers! We enjoyed breakfast (coffee,... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

Jungle beach is worth the price. Nice, big rooms with airco. Good showers. People complaining breakfast are whiners. There are no hot things like bacon and eggs, to eat indeed, but the buffet offers toast, fresh fruit, coffee, juice, cakes, beagles, jam. As much as you like!! What is wrong with that? Rooms are clean and cleaned every day. Strong... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Two of us stayed here for two nights while visiting Manuel Antonio and had a good experience. I particularly appreciated the strong WiFi connection and the hotel's proximity to the beach and park. However, I might want to stay somewhere else next time to be closer to food. The hotel is about a 15 minute walk to Manuel Antonio National... More 

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El Palmar, Panama
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61 reviews 61 reviews
20 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

A very friendly jungle hotel, near the beach and the national park. Many restaurants and shops nearby, be warned for the many tourist traps. Hotel has a friendly ambiance and friendly service. Rooms are tidy and cosy, not spectacular, just fine. Free wifi, free parking, free simple breakfast. You will need a car to get around. A friendly place for... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights in Nov 14. It wasn't that bad but didn't like it or feel comfortable here. Generally I stay in cheaper places and sometimes private room in a hostel. This got good reviews so thought would treat self. Wasn't a treat at all! Good things - location 200 metres from beach - good sized room with 2 double... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Pros: Good location (15 minute to Manuel Antonio Park) A/C Television Fridge Nice shower head Cons: Front staff was not friendly (not helpful with where to eat or when to check out) Sheets had a slight odor with holes, "ketchup" stains, and leaves all over them Not the nicest of views Breakfast was nothing more than pastries, fruits, and coffee

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Address: 200 meters from Playa Espadilla, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica (Formerly Hotel Pura Selva)
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
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Number of rooms: 12
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