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El Mangroove by Enjoy Hotels

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   PO Box 155-4005 | Papagayo Bay, Costa Rica
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Ranked #3 of 16 hotels in Gulf of Papagayo
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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55 reviews 55 reviews
20 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is located in Playa Panama ten minutes from Playas del Coco. The property is six month old, but, the service is very advanced. We came in on a Monday, off season, so the property was not busy, the staff was on the ball and the food was excellent. The restaurant, part of a chain based in San Jose,... More

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JMonge2014, General Manager at El Mangroove by Enjoy Hotels, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments on Trip Advisor. I am very pleased to know you enjoyed your dinner experience and hope you can let me know next time you would like to come back for lunch or dinner. Best regards, Jose Monge More

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We celebrated my wife's birthday and both of our retirements with a family trip to Papagayo. Our son, daughter-in-law, and one year old grandson spent a night at El Mangroove before joining us at the Hilton. They raved about the Mangroove so we all went for dinner one night to check it out. The sleek, sophisticated grounds and main buildings... More

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Los Angeles, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our family vacation was cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control so I called to cancel my hotel stay at El Mangroove. I am still well within the cancellation policy and was promised a full refund (I was charged the full night's stay as a deposit at booking). Over 15 days have passed since the cancellation and my credit card... More

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Toronto, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

El Mangroove was the first stop of our Honeymoon in a 2 week long tour of Costa Rica. We had booked a four night stay through a third party site after reading the reviews of this resort. I must admit, I did have some concerns when reading about some of the hiccups the hotel had been going through during their... More

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JMonge2014, General Manager at El Mangroove by Enjoy Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to write and post your review. I am very grateful for your comments which I have shared with the hotel staff. It was truly an honor having you at el Mangroove. Hope you can consider coming back to celebrate your anniversary. In that case, I would love to personally take... More

Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot say enough great things about this place! The staff was phenomenal and the most friendly my husband and I have come across. Big shout out to Danilo, Cindy, Juan Diego, Cicinio (I'm sure I misspelled that one) and everyone else who made our week memorable, relaxing and fun. We loved our room, it was large and private (room... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 2 night at El Mangrove in the "Bark Suite." The design of this property is hip and fresh. There are two restaurants on-site and both served gastronomical dishes. The food here is the best we have experience in the Papagayo area (compared to Andaz Papagayo by Hyatt). One of the most memorable services we had on our trip... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the newest resorts in the Papagayo Gulf in The resort area of Guanacaste, Costa Rica. It's part of the ENJOY Hotels Group managed by veteran Hoteliers. Though more apt for adults (couples) the staff really made every effort to met our needs with our 11 month Baby. Thank you Randy and your bell staff for welcoming... More

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JMonge2014, General Manager at El Mangroove by Enjoy Hotels, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments Mr. Mamani! I really appreciate such good comments specially coming from someone who is been in the hospitality industry as well and knows how valuable guest feedback is. I am very pleased that you had an ejoyable stay and look foreward to welcoming your family again soon. Take care! More

London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here two separate nights with colleagues. Three of us wanted to share a room to keep the cost down. On the first night, we had a double room on the ground floor in the building looking out into the shrubs/trees. There was a kind of living room before entering the bedroom, equipped with a table and a small... More

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boston, ma
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14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn't stay at the hotel but had dinner at the restaurant. It was a great experience. It's a moderately priced tapas menu with costa rican flavors. If you're staying in the area, you should give it a try.

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Cave Creek, Arizona
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We chose to stay at this very new resort because of the really good reviews (and the proximity to the Liberia airport), and we take great confidence when management responds positively and constructively to criticisms. We were very pleased with our decision, and had a wonderful relaxing time. The best part, for us, was the very attentive and personable staff.... More

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JMonge2014, General Manager at El Mangroove by Enjoy Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting such great comments about your experience at El Mangroove. I am very pleased to read you enjoyed your stay and the hospitality of the staff. In case you consider coming back to Costa Rica, please try to email me directly and I will personally make sure you enjoy your stay even more. Thank you... More

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Address: PO Box 155-4005 | Papagayo Bay, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Gulf of Papagayo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — El Mangroove by Enjoy Hotels 4*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo #3 Luxury Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
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Opening in early 2014, El Mangroove features boutique hospitality at its best. Here you will find everything Costa Rica has been missing. A new and fresh hotel concept that is easily accessible, very attainable and naturally irresistible. Laid-back wholesome sexiness, in a service oriented setting, with impeccable amenities, natural furnishings, contemporary design, state of the art technology and upbeat yet chilling ambiances. ... more   less 
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