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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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Villas El Parque
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Tampa, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is located perfectly with lots of good restaurants located very close to this place. Rooms were clean and the view was too good. Bus stop is too close, You can take a bus to the Manuel antonio national park or the public beach for less than a dollar. Only problem we had was with the wifi coverage. We... More 

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Los Angeles, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Villas El Parque in Manuel Antonio is a very nice complex with well manicured grounds. We stayed at villa 8 up which had spectacular ocean views, probably the best out of all the other villas! The owner Marc really takes pride in keeping the villa clean and tastefully decorated. The outdoor porch with a hammock was just incredible, I loved... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Perfect location with views of the ocean and tree canopy. Scenic Walk to Beach. Convenient Store, Yoga Studio and Spa steps from the entrance. At least 7 great restaurants within a short walking distance. We stayed in Unit #15 at Villas El Parque for one week on our vacation to Coasta Rica this year. This particular unit was two floors... More 

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Los Angeles, California
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

All around, EXCELLENT! Super location and walking distance to everything including nearby stores, cafés, bank/ATM and bus stop. Hotel is situated on a hill with spectacular views from higher units. Our unit was lower without a view but still charming and very comfortable. Very spacious and private. Large rooms include a living area with TV, couch and kitchen. Bedroom had... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We had a one bedroom on the ground floor. 7b I think. You could see the ocean barely. The pool area is confining. It is surrounded by a tall fence and you have no view. The property is old. The interior of our unit had been re done and was nice enough inside. Parking can be problematic if you have... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We traveled to Manuel Antonio and stayed here for the week. It's definitely not the best place to stay, but for the price it's decent. The view from our villa was great! The location is good, near lots of restaurants and super markets and also a bank right next door. Lots of stair climbing if your in one of the... More 

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Las Vegas, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

This was our first time to costa rica and we were quite nervous.. After many phone calls and e mail exchanges we decided to book for 10 days.. all the help and advice from the owners really helped our decision and the extra bonus that there manager spoke english..let me start by saying the view from villa #15 is so... More 

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California City, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We rented the larger villa of unit 18; we did so thinking that its view was as shown in the picture on the hotel website. It was not!!! After doing my research, I found out that If you want a nice view of the Ocean at villas el parque, you have to stay in the UPPER villas: 5,8,11,13,15 or 17.... More 

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Roger R, Owner at Villas El Parque, responded to this review

When I first read this review I immediately called our Manager and asked what happened to my ocean view. He assured me that it was the same as always. For the record, I have posted a photo taken by me in December of 2013 from the balcony of Unit #18 in the Trip Adviser photo section. By any standard, it... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

We rented the entire Villa #15 and had a great time! The space was so functional - the kitchen was a great gathering space, and those huge patios with such amazing views made for a great breakfast/coffee and cocktail hour spot! The people were incredibly friendly, the restaurants in the area were fantastic. And it felt so private. We will... More 

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Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

We stayed in Villas el parque for 5 nights. Generally, very good. We had great ocean view, a nice and large open living room. The bed room and bath rooms are good and clean. However, the noise from neighbouring hotel Byblos is truly the most horrible experience we had in CR. the 1st night disco music was till after mid... More 

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Roger R, Manager at Villas El Parque, responded to this review

The reviewer is correct. The noise from Byblos Casino was, at times, awful. Fortunately, several Hotels near Byblos complained to the Ministry of Health about noise pollution. The Ministry of Health told Byblos to close down the disco and the space is now converted to gambling tables and a bar. I just returned from 10 days at Villas el Parque... More 

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Address: Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Villas El Parque 3*
Number of rooms: 319
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Villas El Parque Hotel Manuel Antonio National Park
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