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Cabinas Manolo

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Drake Bay | Drake Bay downtown, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
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North Massapequa, New York
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is perfect for anyone on a budget. I was a bit worried about the shared bathroom situation at first but there was only one other room taken when we where there (in the high season) so it was quite peaceful. Even if they were all full (5 rooms) I think it would be fine. I loved the outdoor... More 

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed just one night at Cabinas Manolo and were lucky to have an upstairs room with a nice balcony: although there is no A/C, the fans worked well and there were few mosquitos (in early Jan). The service was average, depending on who was at the front desk. BEWARE the tours, though: it's hit or miss with the guides!... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

We stayed for four nights, it was the highlight of our trip. Great surroundings, jungle all around and birds to see from your own patio. The room was big and clean. The restaurant just had opened when we were there, food made with love. Breakfast and dinner! They offer a lot of tours and take care of everything for you,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Nice place to relax after a long drive. Really nice family and you can book all your tours at the reception. Restaurant is only open for breakfast but it is only a short walk from the little village. Would stay there again

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

For the price range, this is is one of the most comfortable, clean, and pretty rooms I have had in my travels, it was big and well ventilated (very important!) We visited during low season, the restaurant was closed but that didnt bother us. We almost had the whole place to ourselves. The owners were very helpful, but not overly... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

They were very nice at the beggining, but once they realized that we would not book some of the their tours with them due to weather conditions they weren't helpful at all. Noise cabins, far away from the City Centre (specially very isolated at night) and restaurant much more expensive than other in Drake Bay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Super clean, very comfortable, safe, quiet, great location, terrific people. What more could you want? Manolo and his wife, as well as the rest of the staff, are very accommodating, knowledgeable and friendly! I was only in Drake Bay for two nights and was traveling alone. Regrettably, I do not speak much Spanish but that was never a problem. I... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

There are few places in the world where your host knows everyone and everything there is to know to have a perfect vacation. Manolo and his family took care of us for 5 days like we were Canadian delegates on a mission to Paradise. First the fact we all speak Spanish made the entire experience authentic. I cannot stress enough... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We stayed in the 2 bedroom private villa, it was spacious enough for 4 people, we loved the room, we loved the area, the owner and staff were very pleasant and accommodating, beds were comfortable enough, they had great food they cooked for you fresh every day, it's a very short walk to town or beach and very affordable &... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We stayed here 3 nights. We had a private room with shared bathroom and it was basic but clean. We had booked our diving trip and Corcovado overnight with a different agency, but I wish we had book it with Cabinas Manolo. Similar price and you don't have to worry about anything. If you book the tour with them, they... More 

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