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Jungle Beach Hotel

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200 meters from Playa Espadilla | Ctra General Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park 60601, 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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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

On our first trip to Costa Rica several months ago we discovered the Jungle Beach Hotel. The rooms were clean, gorgeously painted with tropical scenes, and the price was right. We had a few disappointments but decided to try again. And it was so much better this time - a charming young woman met us in reception, and she gave... More 

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Cuanto nos alegra que hayan disfrutado de nuestro hotel. Ese es nuestro deseo. Estamos para servirles. Les esperamos nuevamente. Un... More 

Largs
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The staff were very welcoming, especially the new cheerful American recruit at front desk. We had arrived very early and whilst we knew the room would not be ready they did ensure we were able to check in a few hours earlier than normal. In the meantime we were given towels and headed to the beach which was as nice... More 

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Elena N, Gerente at Jungle Beach Hotel, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and our beach and nature . Hope to see you again. Regards PuraVida Costa Rica More 

Clarkston, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

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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Thanks again for your visit. Hope you enjoyed your stay with us. Regards PuraVida Costa Rica More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

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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Siento mucho que no haya sido su estancia del todo agradable. Estamos trabajando por mejorar. Seguramente la red general tenia... More 

Seattle, Washington
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

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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Nuestra cercanía a la playa nos diferencia. Nos alegra que lo hayan aprovechado y valorado. Les esperamos nuevamente. Muchas gracias... More 

Tampa, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

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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Elena N, Gerente at Jungle Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your pura vida experience here at Jungle Beach. Come back soon. More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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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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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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Panama
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31 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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