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Hotel Babaloo Inn

Manuel Antonio Hwy | in front of Mar Luna 50 mts North of school, Manuel Antonio National Park 6350, Costa Rica
Hotel Babaloo Inn
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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St. Petersburg, Florida
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As a manager of a hotel property in Florida, this place absolutely offened my sense of the industry and how guests should be treated. Upon arriving at the hotel, I greeted by the only attendant at the front desk "Berber" and the housekeeper. They were friendly, I have to admit. But that is where the good part of this property... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This hotel is what I expected to get for paying so little. It is small and clean. However the sheets and towels are stained and ripped. our bed was broken. A horrible paint job has left dried paint spills all over the furniture, floors, doors. The furniture and decor needs a major updating. The owners are very unfriendly. They just... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Babaloo is a great place to stay if you're looking for somewhere that isn't expensive. We got the king suite and it was very large, had a kitchen and a decent sized bathroom. My friends and I comfortably fit 3 of us in the king bed and got two twin beds put in the room so we fit 5 of... More 

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Kalispell, Montana
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We came to Babaloo for the breakfast. The ambiance was very nice. But the breakfast was very small and kind of dry. The wait staff was awesome though and made up for it. If you want a good breakfast I would suggest going somewhere else.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

I originally was at the hostel across the street but moved to Hotel Babaloo after discovering our hostel was infested with cockroaches the size of my hand! My boyfriend and I had a wonderful stay. Our room was spotless, and I enjoyed spending the mornings on the balcony watching the monkeys climb through the jungle. Also, Babaloo's staff was very... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

We had a terrific stay at the Babaloo Inn! Our room was on the second floor overlooking the jungle, which gave us a terrific "canopy" vantage point. While sitting on our balcony, we saw iguanas, squirrel and howler monkeys, geckos, toucans, and other tropical birds. The room and bathroom were clean, fairly large (by Costa Rican standards) and included free... More 

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San Diego
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

I will say that the customer service was absolutely excellent. The staff was VERY friendly, helpful and flexible. They even showed concern for safety (i.e. don't let non-guests go to your door, they must come get you themselves), hence two stars. However, if I could do it all over again, I'd save more and book with La Mansion or Sí... More 

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10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

Highlight: free wi-fi, size of room, comfortable bed Downside: temperamental hot water, distance to beach and no breakfast We stayed here in Room 3 (the Penthouse!) in December 2011. Our room was large, clean and comfortable with a full sized kitchen and balcony (although all the rooms don’t have these). The downside is the rooms do have a bit of... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2011

We liked our stay here very much. They have two types of rooms and we decided to take the suite room because it looked much nicer and had a kitchen. We stayed in the low season and the price was great value for the money. The owner and the staff were all very nice and helpful. They helped us with... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2011

Small room, but nicely decorated and lots of shelves for luggage. There's a small refrigerator and AC, although the AC was more like a fan. It didn't cool the room enough. I had a wonderful view of the jungle. My room was quiet, but my friends complained of being awakened by jungle animal sounds. I anticipated bugs in the room,... More 

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Address: Manuel Antonio Hwy | in front of Mar Luna 50 mts North of school, Manuel Antonio National Park 6350, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Hotel Babaloo Manuel Antonio National Park
Hotel Babaloo Inn Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park

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