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Manuel Antonio Hwy | in front of Mar Luna 50 mts North of school, Manuel Antonio National Park 6350, Costa Rica
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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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2011

The location of the Babaloo Inn is great- within walking distance to the bus stop that can take you to Manuel Antonio National Park and the beaches. The bus also goes past all the restaurants on the main street. There wasn't anything good about the rooms, but a place to sleep. There was a dead gecko outline on the bathroom... More

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Red Hook, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2010

Just got back from a great trip to Costa Rica with a friend . I booked this hotel based on Lonely Planet and recomendations from here. Upon entering our room it was VERY musty. Since it had A.C. I figuered it would clear up when we got back from the beach. After the beach we came back and showered (... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2010

We were in Manuel Antonio one of the busiest weeks of the year, over Easter! We were lucky to find a room at Babloo Inn. Our room was great, I think #6. We over looked the woods and if you sat quietly on the porch you could a large amount of wildlife. We saw at least a dozen monkey eating... More

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Ferndale, Michigan
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2010

For what it was, this hotel was too expensive. The location is not great. It really isn't by anything and it's a 5 minute walk to the bus stop which comes every half hour, then a 5 minute bus ride to the beach. There is no restaurant in the hotel (the only hotel we stayed in that did not provide... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2009

I see the negative reviews mentioning the road noise (which stopped between midnight and 7 AM) and the rooms being small. For a budget hotel, those things were not important to my friend and me, as long as we had two beds, which the Babaloo had for its basic rooms. Our top priorities were cleanliness, saftey, and good location, which... More

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Orlando, Florida
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14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2009

Very nice little place, clean rooms with a balconey. The upper rooms above the office have a great view. Other rooms have a view of the forest which is good too. Friendly people, nice clean pool, small and deep. $48 a night this time of season. The Mar Luna across the road entices you with aromas of food cooking but... More

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pompano beach, fla
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2009

Stayed for the 4th time @ the Babaloo with Dave & Faye. But why do I and my friends keep coming back to this hotel? Because the staff makes it a safe & friendly experience - i feel very at home & relaxed - no worries once I get there. Everything from setting up tours & transportation to washing my... More

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Miami, FL
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2009

We arrived to the room and noticed the sheets were stained, there was an open used soap bar in the shower. The room was very tiny and the ants are crawling EVERYWHERE! (Even on the bed). The TV does not have a control neither does the A/C (When we asked they said some rooms do and some dont). I think... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2009

I loved it here. Gotta love them Monkeys. Great value and very friendly. I´m glad I stopped here.

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Oxford, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2009

We thoroughly enjoyed our five-night stay at the Hotel Babaloo Inn. We had suite #3 on the top level with a beautiful view of the Pacific Ocean. David and Faye, the owners, treated us just like family. They bent over backwards to answer all of our questions and to try to make our stay as pleasant as possible. They were... 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): $
Also Known As:
Hotel Babaloo Manuel Antonio National Park
Hotel Babaloo Inn Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park

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