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Hotel Villabosque

150 meters from the entrance to Manuel Antonio National Park and 150 meters from the beach., Manuel Antonio National Park 79-6350, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed there for 4 days in February. I had my passport stolen on the day we arrived and was feeling upset and stressed. The staff were kind and helpful, letting me use the phone to call the Embassy, and giving good suggestions. The hotel was truly beautiful, close to the beach and also to Manual Antonio... More 

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Allan J, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Villabosque, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing us here in Manuel Antonio, your review is very important for us and for many people that they are looking a place like us, your comments is wonderful we hope and the nature see you soon. Best Regards More 

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48 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a pleasantly designed Spanish hotel a 100 or so yards/metres from the beach and set within a smallish hotel community just outside the Manuel Antonio National Park gates. It has a swimming pool, ample car parking and a dining area mostly outdoors. The rooms are not large but very clean. The room had draw and shelving space as... More 

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Allan J, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Villabosque, responded to this review

First all, thank you for your review, our located is really easy for everubody because we are close to the Manuel Antonio National Park and the Espadilla Beach. Our food is hight quality, the service is the best, breakfast we try to offer options and bufet. The price around Manuel Antonio is hight, our prices is similar of the rest,... More 

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

My wife and I stayed here for 4 nights .. and we hope to do it again! The hotel is kept in a very nice Spanish style with very cozy comfortable clean and tidy rooms. Everything (Bed, shower, cleaning, Wi-Fi, etc) was just 100% in order! The breakfast is very good and the restaurant is really outstanding so we ended... More 

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Allan J, Director General at Hotel Villabosque, responded to this review

Tim B, thank you for you great review! so glad to hear that, we working hard to provide the best service and making your stay fun and relaxing, hope to see you back again soon and thank you for you excellent review. Staff Villa Bosque Hotel More 

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18 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Perfect location. However the restaurant is overpriced for evenings, so go out nearly, lots of choice but we liked Cafe del Mar which is on the beach to the left. Wifi in rooms. Toilet paper to go in bins :(

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Allan J, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Villabosque, responded to this review

Dear MarilynJEdinburgh Thank you very much for your review. We appreciate that you had shared their stay with us and our location has been helpful. Near our hotel there are restaurants, prices in the area are similar. Our restaurant offers a high quality of food, but there are more options with various meals that customers can obtain. We send a... More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This hotel is all about location. 2 minutes from Manuel Antonio National Park and the beach. Right smack in the middle. The room was small but we didn't spend much time in the room anyway. It was clean and cozy. Internet worked at all times. Staff friendly and good was good. We had several visitors (capuchin monkeys) while on the... More 

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Allan J, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Villabosque, responded to this review

Well, the words never is enough for said THANK YOU Burqueman505, are you right, our location is fabulous, because everywhere is walking distance (only atm not), every 20 minutes the public bus is coming. Hear your words, well is awesome, because we hard working for offer hight customer service, a good internet, really clean room. Thank you for you review.... More 

Province of San Jose, Costa Rica
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We are repeat customers at Villabosque because it is in the perfect spot. Beach, national park and nature at your convience. Personal service from the entire staff, Arnoldo, Ellen, makes for a great relaxing and stress less vacation. We will return!

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Allan J, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Villabosque, responded to this review

Monica O, Thank you for staying with us and for great reviewGlad to her you enjoyed everything surrounded at Villa Bosque; nature, wildlife, National Park, Beach, well, everything… Thank Arnoldo and Hellen for customer service, they are part of our star staff, and well hear that you return is fabulous, from now we are waiting for you :) Regards Staff... More 

Cape Coral, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

Manager Arnold is so accommodating that he himself will help with anything a guest needs. His staff, Jorge, Oscar, and the rest of the family are very nice. The rooms are very well kept, pool is centrally located and the bar/restaurant is wonderful, as well as a great place to people watch as the Manuel Antonio Park opens everyday. We... More 

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Allan J, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Villabosque, responded to this review

Well, firts all, Thank you, with a Pura Vida we said Thank you, Arnoldo, Oscar and Jorge are really helpful people, and the rest of the our staff too. Somebody love our pool for the view, the service pool, we are glad the you enjoy that. In our hotel we fill the Pura Vida air, for this reason you see... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

The hotel is located about 300 meters from Manual Antonio National Park and about 500 meters from the beach. The hotel has breakfast included and the restaurant food is very tasty. The beds are comfortable but the rooms are fairly small, there is only about a foot between the beds and the walls and maybe 2-3 feet between beds. It... More 

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Allan J, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Villabosque, responded to this review

Pura vida 404Traveller, Thak you, We are located 150 m to the National Park gate, and 150 m to the public beach. Both ways are walking distance, we offer parking you can let your car there and enjoy to walk part of Manuel Antonio. We are hard working for offer hight food quality, our breakfast has many options, it is... More 

North Houston, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

After traveling around the world for enjoying the best vacations with my family, finally, I have found the best spot surrounded by nature in a friendly ambience. This is the hotel I recommend to all of you guys. Excellent customer service, delicious cuisine, honesty, neat and tidy rooms. a place where you can rest your body and mind. Imagine being... More 

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Allan J, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Villabosque, responded to this review

Pura Vida Billy Solano, Thank you , thank you for share your time with us, thank you saying what I say over and over, the nature the you see surrounded us is real, the wildlife is real like monkeys, tucan, slot, iguanas, well it is so much animals. We work very hard to maintain the hight custumer service, hight food... More 

Austin, Texas
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84 reviews 84 reviews
33 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Hotel Villabosque really grew on me in the 2 nights I stayed. When I first entered the room (room 12) I was less than impressed at the small room that seemed to be from decades ago. However, I can truthfully say that my stay was great. The room was everything that I needed, and room 12 has a great, fairly... More 

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Allan J, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Villabosque, responded to this review

Hello SolowTraveler, firts all, thank you for staying with us and for you review. Our room #12 offers a big balcony, our guest like you enjoy spend the time there with a coffee or and case see the monkeys pass. Our wifi at the moment is working very well, person like you send pictures them family or answer email very... More 

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