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“Excellent experience from start to finish. Charming! Addicting.” 5 of 5 stars
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Falls Resort at Manuel Antonio
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   50 Mtr Sur de Si Como No, Manuel Antonio National Park 94-6350, Costa Rica   |  
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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
“Excellent experience from start to finish. Charming! Addicting.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

The staff was excellent, courteous and was a great resource for us while we were there. The resort had spectacular views while also inviting tranquility surrounded by exotic trees, plants and flowers. The dining in the restaurant featured a different specialty item each evening and the overall cuisine was great. We never experienced inferior food or service during our entire 8-day trip. There was plenty of wildlife around the beautiful manicured grounds most of the day. The rooms were updated and clean featuring comfortable beds and fresh linens.

The resort is also centrally located to surrounding points of interest. We are planning another trip there soon because of our recent experience to the Falls Resort at Manuel Antonio. Each staff member was courteous and professional and made each us feel welcome with a sincere greeting each time our paths would cross. Special kudos to Jorge, Luis, Andres, Ricardo and the rest of the professional resort staff.

A must see while you are there is the El Santuario Canopy Tour. Our family of five had a great time on the zip line tour. It is a must!!

Rich
Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Room Tip: Resort interior rooms give an excellent view of the trees and wildlife.
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Vista
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

The rooms were very nice and the staff was wonderful. The grounds are covered in exotic plants and the monkeys visit every evening. Don't miss the canopy tour! The zip line is great fun. A very enjoyable week.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

This resort is charming and convenient! Walking distance to a number of restaurants but the food at the hotel was excellent. We felt very welcomed and cared for. Great service! We stayed in the apartment and it was comfortable and clean. Beautiful grounds that take you away from it all! I highly recommend staying here and hope to get back some day!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

We stayed here a few weeks ago for 6 nights and everything was perfect. I can't think of a single complaint about this place other than that the shower pressure was not very strong.

The staff were extremely helpful (they had a taxi driver pick up our bus tickets in Quepos and bring them to the hotel because we would have missed the ticket office hours).

Everyone working there there was helpful and friendly.

The pool was great, nice and simple.

The gardens were great wandering grounds for an antsy person like myself. Always a new animal to discover there.

The restaurant had great food and the bar was laid back, made great drinks, and had super kind bartenders.

The prices for the food, drinks, and hotel are completely reasonable for the quality you receive.

The rooms were extremely comfortable. The bed was huge and comfortable. The porch was so relaxing. The TV was huge and they had some really good DVDs to borrow.

The hotel makes you feel so welcome. Some hotels with lots of people coming through make you feel like you are being watched (especially if you are young like we are) and they didnt make you feel that way at all. They trust and respect the guests knowing that guests will reciprocate and respect the 24 hour pool, the gardens, the rooms, etc.

The location is close to everything. The beach is a 20 minute walk or 5 minute bus ride. Its close to so many great restaurants and because its at the top of the hill, its fun to pick which side of the road to trek down to discover some new coffee shop (Sunburst Cafe), restaurant, bar, etc.

We saw lots of monkeys on the hotel grounds

You feel safe there at night because there is a security guard at night.

The guide Mario from Jade is phenomenal, his tours were the best part of the trip. And he hangs around the hotel and will mention where hes going and what wildlife youll see with him so try to catch him if you can.

Shoutout to John and Becky from Bedford, England! What a blast we had on Mario's nighttime Wildlife tour! And the couple from San Diego! Thanks everyone

One thing they should change: door system for rooms are noisy (blinds, double doors, and vertical rod closure make for a noisy door system)

Room Tip: We stayed in a deluxe room near the main building but the standard rooms are standalone bungalows in...
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Castle Rock, Colorado
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

My family of 5 just spent 5 great nights here. The staff could not be friendlier. Even though the restaurant was closed when we arrived, the staff immediately cooked us breakfast when they heard we hadn't eaten due to our late arriving flight. The room had a spectacular view, very clean, comfortable bed, and a spacious closet and bathroom. Don't let the facade from the road fool you, the grounds are beautiful. The office, restaurant and cleaning staff could not have done more to make us feel right at home. I highly recommend this hotel/resort. Also, don't miss the canopy tour at El Santaurio (best in Costa Rica). I can't wait to return to see my new friends.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

If you are traveling to Manuel Antonio and want a wonderful boutique hotel, The Falls is your ticket. Beyond the plain facade of the hotel, lies a very beautiful tropical venue. We had a standard room which was an individual cabin with a private patio and comfortable furniture. Rooms are very clean, nicely appointed with large bathrooms. The service is unbeatable with with special help from manager Sarita and her office staff of the super helpful Adriana, Jorge and Johann. Ricardo is a master bartender offering a wonderful happy hour. The best waiter in Costa Rica is Luis!!!! We had a group of 10 and he was extremely attentive to all of us including fruit boxes for our early departure. Can't say enough for the beautiful surroundings, wildlife and VERY ATTENTIVE STAFF!

Room Tip: I like the individual cabins tucked away in the rain forest!
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Quebec, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

We recently spent 4 nights at The Falls after a hectic, noisy week in San José. A quiet reprieve. We had a relaxing time and completely enjoyed our stay there. We found the reception area staff very helpful and friendly. In fact, the whole staff was great: from the maintenance and pool man, cleaning crew, to the bartender and waiter. Holà Luis and Ricardo! Spacious room, beautiful surroundings, smallish but impeccable pool, and great food. My only real critique would be the lack of wifi at the room. Ladies bring your hairdryer. We walked down to the beach and back; but wear sturdy shoes and bring lots of water. If the uphill trek seems too daunting, just hop on the bus. We drove from the Central Valley and had a (free) parking spot in front of the hotel the entire time we were there. Explored some nearby local sites by car, including highly recommended Dominical (ugh) and Marino Bellena a bit further South (lovely).

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Address: 50 Mtr Sur de Si Como No, Manuel Antonio National Park 94-6350, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 48 Hotels in Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Falls Resort at Manuel Antonio 3.5*
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Falls Resort at Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica is an amazingly beautiful and tranquil garden and waterfall setting within walking distance of this famous little town's best restaurants and gorgeous beaches. White faced capuchins, sloths, toucans, and the endangered mono titi monkeys frequent the trees overhead, while blue iridescent morpho butterflies and hummingbirds bustle about the garden. Whether you are seeking an adventure of a lifetime or just want to relax in one of the most beautiful places on earth, the Falls Resort may be the perfect place for you. ... more   less 
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