Being on a tour, we were used to very basic but clean accommodations. So when we arrived at Hotel California, we were pleasantly surprised. The location is a bit far from downtown Quepos, and this is one of the times where I think it is an advantage.
Pros: swimming pool and jacuzzi; the restaurant overlooks the ocean. It's food is good quality, reasonably priced and breakfast buffet is good value. They have Happy Hour between 4-6pm, with 2-for-1 drinks. Service was excellent and any issues were resolved quickly. The rooms are large, have a little patio, has AC, bar fridge, coffee maker and room safe to keep your valuables. Location was halfway between Manual Antonio park and downtown Quepos, with a bus stop going either direction to the aforementioned destinations at the bottom of the road.
Cons: it was sometimes difficult to get towels at the swimming area, and the hilly driveway to the hotel can be a pain after a strenous day in the city/beach.
I would highly recommend Hotel California, and would happily go back!
- Also Known As:
- Hotel California Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hotel California is the best value ocean view hotel in Manuel Antonio Costa Rica. Set on a mountain and surrounded by jungle, you will enjoy spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean. You won't find other Quepos lodging anywhere near the Manuel Antonio National Park or hotels with similar quality accommodations and service at such reasonable rates. ... more less
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