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Hotel California

3.0 of 5 200 mts east from Blue Monkey Hotel, Manuel Antonio National Park 139, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brampton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and I found ourself at Hotel California on the G adventure tour for 3 nights. The view from our room was incredible, especially to watch the sunset! Our room was clean, open and perfect to sleep in. The bed was comfortable and we didn't have any issues with our room at all. The food was fantastic! We ordered... More

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San Leandro, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I recently traveled to Costa Rica and stayed here for the first 3 nights of our trip. The hotel itself was hard to find, but then again we were driving at night in pouring rain (NOT a good idea!! LOL!!!). Our room was spacious and clean and what I enjoyed most was having a private entrance to... More

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Campesina, Owner at Hotel California, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind words. I agree, Edgar is an amazing source of information regarding everything "animal" in the area! I am glad that you enjoyed your visit and glad that Edgar could make the park a special experience! Our goal here is to share the Costa Rican spirit of "Pura Vida" , warm friendly service that makes you... More

Melbourne, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I recently stayed at Hotel California in Quepos. The Hotel rooms are nice with a great view. It's a 10 minute bus ride to to Manuel Antonio National Park. I was so so happy with the gentleman that works at the front desk at nights. He is so nice; and during the day we ran into him at the National... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I understand that this is not a luxury hotel and we should not expect certain amenities BUT it's 3AM and we are still here scheduled to leave by 6AM after 2night stay...and unfortunately we are not sleeping in our room right now rather spending night by reception area with night guard because there are BATS IN OUR ROOM. I nearly... More

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Doral, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The hotel was not what we were expecting at all . It looks like it is in desperate need of a massive restoration. A few of the amenities did not work properly and no one came in to fix them during our stay. The pool is dirty and not very appealing. That being said, the staff is very nice and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stayed here for four nights and if we could have left early we would have. The friendly staff is all it has going for it. The hotel is rundown and dirty and needs updates. Our toilet broke on the second night and was pouring water into the floor when you flushed and we told maintenance and no one ever... More

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Campesina, Owner at Hotel California, responded to this review

I am very sorry to hear about your experience. We share all of these comments with the entire staff and have meetings to see what we could have done better. Obviously we will be trying to address the issues you had. I am really sorry, I hope the rest of your vacation went better and that you enjoyed your visit... More

gulfport, fl
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9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Groupon is how I found this hotel, thanks Groupon. We loved it. If you're looking for the lap of luxury, fancy soaps, built in blow dryers, a spa and the like, not your place. If you're looking for super clean (and really lovely with great views) rooms, great location, and really wonderful staff, you just found it. Add to that... More

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Campesina, Owner at Hotel California, responded to this review

Many thanks, such a generous and kind review! I am always really pleased when people feel the priority is on service, as I do. I appreciate the great words about the employees and their genuine concern that you feel comfortable, know what you need to know, and get what you need! I always feel when traveling that it is the... More

San Clemente, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My daughter and I felt very comfortable and were well taken care of at this quaint hotel. After our exciting day trips to Manuel Antonio, the beach and shopping, we greatly enjoyed meeting up with fellow guests, our new friends, for happy hour and dinner near the pool. Gilberto the bar tender/waiter/ "go to guy", was super attentive. Edward at... More

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Campesina, Owner at Hotel California, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review. I am really glad you felt at home staying with us! My goal is that you feel at home, that you feel you have friends who will make your vacation what you want it to be, comfortable, stress free , relaxing and enjoyable. I think only people can do that, by showing a genuine... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This was a last minute trip to the beach on a weekend. For sone reason, GPS made us believe the hotel is located by the beach. So. It all started wrong when we arrived to an empty lot. After contacting the hotel by phone, we got the right address and managed to drive to the place. It is far from... More

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Campesina, Owner at Hotel California, responded to this review

I am really sorry that it was not clear that we are not at the beach. We are on a 3 acre lot that is in the jungle with an ocean view. I am sorry if somehow you got a different impression. I understand there is a GPS problem, that I will report to Google again, which might have made... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We arrived at the hotel for a short break of 3 days with 2 children age 2 and 7. The hotel reception were very accommodating and after an initial problem with the key and a change of lock we had access to our room which had a wonderful view of rainforest and the pacific ocean. The pool was used extensively... More

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Campesina, Owner at Hotel California, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review. It was a pleasure having you here and meeting you. I am glad you felt comfortable and well attended, Gilberto is a master! I guess you can see my priority in the way things work here. My goal is that you feel extremely comfortable and feel some real "pura vida", that you get to know... More

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Address: 200 mts east from Blue Monkey Hotel, Manuel Antonio National Park 139, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel California 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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Hotel California Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park

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