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Drake Bay | Drake Bay downtown, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
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Cabinas Manolo
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Ranked #6 of 13 Drake Bay B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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These folks are so nice and accommodating. We stayed here the night before and after an overnight to Corcovado. The rooms were very basic but did the trick. They arranged the trip to the park, took the details into consideration (I don't eat meat or sea food) and were always so friendly. The guide was awesome. Enjoy!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

A family hotel in Drake Bay. They planned our pick up at the beach and also a tour at Corcovado. Good service at a good price. The restaurant looks and it is clean and the food is good for a reasonable price. They actually smile while serving you and you can feel the good vibes here. Recommended 100%.

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Estimado Fernando. Cabinas MANOLO se siente complacido al ver su satisfacción durante su estadía en nuestro lugar. Muchas gracias por... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This was without a doubt our best experience In Costa Rica. A basic but clean and spacious room. Good food, they really try to give you something special. But the best thing was the staff. All of them were really friendly and helpful. None of that fake American friendliness. But real people making us feel totally welcome. Go there!

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Estimado(s) Es un gusto y un honor saber de su opinión con respecto a su visita a Cabinas Manolo. Cabinas... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We stayed in one of the rooms with shared bathroom, but since it is low season we share with max. one more room. Leaving the room leads right to a balcony that faces the forest, very relaxing and idyllic. The only sound you hear is the nature. The owners offer every tour you can imagine and even set you up... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I stayed three days in Cabinas Manolo. The place is absolutelly amazing. Nice for relax, clean and they offer all the possible tour with good price. If I have to highlight something is the staff there. They are always available for help and always smiling. They collect me and drop me from the beach so I didn't have to carry... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Me and my boyfriend stayed here for 4 nights in a basic double bedded room with shared bathroom. Our stay here was full of pleasant surprises starting with the pick up from the wet landing on the beach! We had no idea and were expecting to have to walk or take a taxi to find the hotel! The bedroom was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

In August 2014 we stayed 2 nights at Cabinas Manolo. This place was perfect! We felt very welcome and the atmosphere is so relaxed. The owners, Sergio and Rosanna, are extremely friendly and hospitable. They arranged for us an amazing day trip to Corcovado, by boat, with a guide (to the Sirena station, where we saw a lot of animals... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We stayed 3 nights at Cabinas Manolo. We stayed in 1 room with bathroom and 1 room without. Rooms were clean but they can use a makeover. The people there were very friendly. speak english very well. The tours were perfectly organized. Well guided! We did the corcovado national park and the snorkling. We even saw wales and Dolphins!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We went there as backpakers in march 2014. We took the all inclusive package with diving, Corcovado national Park and horse back riding. The room was small but really clean. People there is very friendly. Everybody speaks to everybody. In our package, we had our meals included. It was good, but its taste the same everyday, they change the meat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We stayed 3 nights at Cabinas Manolo. The staff went above and beyond to pick us up from the boat, describe the many tour options, and always made sure our previous night was enjoyable. The accommodations were basic, but very clean. We stayed in a room without a bathroom, although full service rooms are available. The dining room was an... More 

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Address: Drake Bay | Drake Bay downtown, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Drake Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
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