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Hotel Casitas Eclipse

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Km # 5, road to the Manuel Antonio National Park,, Manuel Antonio National Park 11-6350, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Port Isabel, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

These were at one time two story apartments. The rooms are very old and out of date. The TV is in the living area and a half bed is also. The sofa is built in the wall partition and the TV sits behind the sofa. Each room is either up or down the mountain so you have to climb one... More

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Coquitlam, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

This is a let down compared to everywhere else on our 10 day tour. This is a run down resort. It definitely needs updating. They ask that you to hang your towels so that they are not being washed. We did so, but they still took our towels. There are no ice machines, if you ask for ice they charge... More

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CasitasEclipse, General Manager at Hotel Casitas Eclipse, responded to this review

Dear Karen M, We are sorry that our property didn't met your expectations. However we would like to clarify a few things.... Our policies to not waste more water than necessary are clear: hung towels are not to be washed, towels on the floor are. However our maids use common sense, and if your towels are really not so clean,... More

California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

We arrived at our hotel, Hotel Casitas Eclipse, right after a tour bus so there was a bit of a wait. I had read about the stairs and it was no exaggeration. My knee got a bit sore going up and down, up and down and so on. We were near the bottom. I also had a hard time remembering... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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120 reviews 120 reviews
55 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

I stayed in room 201 and it was huge. I had a full kitchen including coffee maker (you have to buy your own coffee and fixings) and blender, stove, refrigerator, pots/pans, and even a salad bowl with serving spoons. The two beds were comfortable and the built-in sofas were ok, but not padded enough for sleeping. This hotel is definitely... More

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CasitasEclipse, General Manager at Hotel Casitas Eclipse, responded to this review

Dear Westgalady Thank you for your review. We always take our costumers feedback into consideration, as we try to improve our service and quality every day. We are glad to see that you liked the room, and that our maintenance department responded quickly. We are a 3 ½ star hotel, that tries to give more services than expected, such as... More

Las Vegas, Nevada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Stayed here 3 nights, part of a 10 days tour of Costa Rica. All bungalow style unit. Room was spacious (we had a two room suite downstairs with kitchen). Definitely showing wears and tears. Staff were courteous, except they ruined 2 pieces of our luggage. Hotel ground was beautiful. Very disappointed with the quality of breakfast (included), not a buffet.... More

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CasitasEclipse, General Manager at Hotel Casitas Eclipse, responded to this review

Dear TibetVisitor, First of all thank you for taking some of your time, to write a review on our property. We are truly sad that we did not your expectations. We usually have a good breakfast service, and we will check our daily slog, to see why you were disappointed. We are sincerely sorry, since it's our goal to met... More

Leesburg, Virginia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
44 hotel reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

The only way this gets one star is for the grounds which are beautiful. This place is ancient with no renovations what so ever over the last 50 years. The bathroom is disgusting, grimy grout with 50 years of stains, nasty fixtures, nasty, everything. Dead flies in the bottom of the 50 year old refrigerator. Towels are gray from age... More

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CasitasEclipse, General Manager at Hotel Casitas Eclipse, responded to this review

Dear WantToSeeItAll, First of all thank you for taking some of your time, to write a review on our property. We are completely shocked by your review, and we would like you to contact us – via email – in order to get the total feedback and effectively see what caused such a negative review. There are only two things... More

Great Falls, Montana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

I gave this 3 stars but really I would give the rooms 2 stars and the hotel grounds a 4. So I averaged it. Stayed here and of the 3 rooms our party had the problems were: Floors dirty. Beds were more like cots. Thin, hard mattress on a metal frame. Two sheets had 'pills' and would not stay on... More

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CasitasEclipse, General Manager at Hotel Casitas Eclipse, responded to this review

Dear MontanaCBears , Thank you for taking some of your time to write a review about our hotel. We are stunned about your review, and we are going immediately to investigate what happened. A/C, hot water, security boxes and ceiling fans are constantly checked by our maintenance department. According to your review, the room you had was a Standard Room,... More

LA, CA
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

We originally had a reservation at a cliff side hotel on the other side of town but realized immediately that it would make for too remote a stay in the area. Hotel Casitas Eclipse is located right on the main road into Manual Antonio park and is thus well positioned near restaurants and stuff. While trying to select an alternative... More

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CasitasEclipse, General Manager at Hotel Casitas Eclipse, responded to this review

Dear Cap'n_Crunchy, Happy New Year from all the Hotel Casitas Eclipse's Staff! Thank you for your review of our property! We definitively are going to check the breakfast service, as we usually have very good reviews about it. Thank you again, Hotel Casitas Eclipse Staff More

Monument, Colorado
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56 reviews 56 reviews
49 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

When one arrives and walks from reception to our rooms, the well landscaped and maintained outside appearance gives one the idea that we are in an upscale hotel. Once we insert the key into the lock and try to open the door the questions begin. We had two rooms, bath, and kitchenette. All looked like they belong to the 1970s.... More

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CasitasEclipse, General Manager at Hotel Casitas Eclipse, responded to this review

Dear Vicbrasil, first of all Happy New Year, and we wish you had a great time in our country! Our hotel have been built in the mid 90's, in a simple but elegant Mediterranean style. As every hotel in the world - near the sea, and far from suppliers -, we have some issues... specially with electronic equipment. No excuses,... More

Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

During our trip across Costa Rica we spontaneously decided to spend one night in Manuel Antonio. We did not look for hotel before and we just selected Casitas Eclipse because of its nice location on top of a hill overlooking the ocean. The hotel was almost fully booked but we could get a nice, large room with view on the... More

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Address: Km # 5, road to the Manuel Antonio National Park,, Manuel Antonio National Park 11-6350, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Casitas Eclipse 3.5*
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Casitas Eclipse is an exuberant Mediterranean - style hotel, located in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica. Just in front of the hotel, the main road that heads to Manuel Antonio National Park and to the beach.The hotel is surrounded by exotic gardens which combined with their strategic location right next to the National Park, enables guests to enjoy within premises, the occasional visits of monkeys, iguanas, sloths, birds, colored frogs and other wildlife. ... more   less 
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