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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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

It's a nice hotel with nice rooms, located on the main road, making it easily accessible. The service is very good and the breakfast is excellent. I highly recommend it. The WiFi service in the rooms is not very good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We stayed at the hotel for the first night when we've arrived in Costa Rica. In summary, I would like to provide the following review bullet points: Great service, good breakfast, simple but clean rooms, bathroom 'open' to the room which is not ideal if you like privacy, good location, safe parking

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

This hotel was perfect! Manuel Antonio is a truly amazing place in itself, but the service at the Mandarina Hotel completed the wonderful experience. A special mention for Lorina at reception who made us so welcome from the start, and helped us well beyond the call of duty to plan and book the next stages of our travel - she... More 

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