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Hotel Mandarina

Main Road between Quepos and Manuel Antonio National Park, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Littleton, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an decent place. The staff were nice and the breakfast was simple but good. The pool and grounds are kept pretty nice. Just know that the location is not as close to the beach and park as google says! It is on the main road between Quepos and Manuel Antonio on top of hill. If you have children... More 

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Desert Hot Springs, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The rooms are clean, with free breakfast and wifi. My biggest complaint is the bathroom. The toilet was so close to the shower and wall, that you have to sit sideways to do your business. My wife and I are short people, so I cannot imagine a tall person using this bathroom. Just a word to those that have never... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We spent three nights in Hotel Mandarin and were very happy with our stay. Good location, close to the National Park, restaurants and beaches. Private parking. Nicely decorated rooms, clean, spacious enough, with fridge, safe, cable tv, aircon and ceiling fan, wooden floor. Great freshly cooked breakfast, towels for pool/beach, great working wifi throughout the premises. Bathroom rather small, but... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

we stayed here recently and had a great time. The room was comfortable and clean with functioning AC, safe, coffee maker and wifi accessible (though this is meant to be only available in reception and pool/kitchen areas). The hotel staff were extremely helpful and made sure we got our breakfast in time to head out for early excursions. the best... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We stayed in 5 different hotels in Costa Rica. San Jose, Manuel Antonio, Cahuita, Arenal and Tamarindo. This hotel was the most expensive and, together with Atlantida Lodge in Cahuita, the poorest. Location is great but that's the only positive thing that I can say. The rooms are small with old furniture, breakfast is average, plus a really bad thing,... More 

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El Paso, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Wonderful location...easy access to bus stop for beach and national park at 315 colones....rooms were clean, roomy, a/c, cable tv, refrigerator, coffee maker, clean pool, and best of all free breakfast that was so yummy! Hotel staff was super nice and helpful... highly recommended :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Pleasant stay. Comfortable room and nice atmosphere for my girlfriend and I. recommended. We particularly enjoyed breakfast with the white faced monkeys. I would suggest staying in the rooms at the top. the bottom seem to be sunken into the ground with no natural light, but we never actually went inside of them

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This hotel was in a great location, easy access to everything...beach, restaurants, Manuel Antonio park. I chose this place mainly for the location but also because i kept hearing about the hospitality. The reviewers weren't wrong! We were welcomed and taken cared of for the duration of our stay. They helped us book tours and recommended things to do. The... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This is a great place!. I was looking for a quite place for spending out of town, The place was in a great location for knowing more about surrounding areas (best restaurants, supermarket, ATM). The hotel had parking lot and beautiful terrace with gardens About the room... it was comfortable, so clean(I love it). It included Cable TV, WiFi, Hot... More 

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San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

It has potential but needs some love and reinvestment. The rooms smelled of bug spray, and the washrooms could use an update. Good location, grocery store and bank machine across the street, multiple great beaches close by. The people who worked there were all very nice and friendly. I believe there's also car security at night.

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