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“Great Location” 4 of 5 stars
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End of road, across from beach, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica   |  
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Penticton, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great Location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

This hotel met all my needs; great location, clean, comfortable and beach view. The staff was great. I basically paid for the location because I could have paid less somewhere else, but the location can't be beat.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Liberia, Costa Rica
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

this hotel is very clean, great location,Daniel and Flor(owners) are great people,couldn't be friendlier,always make you feel welcome. stay here everytime we go to Costa rica (if they have
room). we have always had breakfast included with the price. wouldn't miss staying here.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Kelowna, Canada
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31 hotel reviews
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

This hotel is pretty basic, but has great staff, very clean, comes with a safe, a nice patio, tv, very spacious and you can't beat the location. The beach is right across the street and the national park is a 5 minute walk away. This hotel is also a couple minutes from restaurants, shops and groceries. It's a little over priced but I paid for the location so it was worth it.

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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Matino, Italy
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013 via mobile

Basic hotel with a great location
No breakfast, good food in the small center, the 2 restaurants next to the hotel are very expensive with bad food
The beach is wonderful. Need to negotiate the price, 3 chairs and an ombrella $ 10
Lot of activities and fabuoulos national park with a lot of monkey, iguana and other animal - recommend to visit it on early morning - wonderful beaches
Pura vida

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Wisconsin
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

The hotel is directly across the street from the beach. Our room (4) faced the street and beach. We really have no complaints about our room, could not hear through the walls, there was working a/c and a fan, TV, hot water, decent beds, and the room was clean. More than good for the price we paid. Our complaint comes with the restaurant service, we had continental breakfast included with our room. On our first morning we arrived at 7am (when they opened) as we had a tour of the park scheduled for 7:45am pick up. There we only 3 other tables of two people each, we did not get coffee till 7:30, our breakfast arrived at 7:40, at 7:42 our bus arrived. I watched and saw that every other table recieved their food in a timely fashion including another couple who arrived at 7:20 - they had their food before us. It was the waiter - he just ignored us. Let me tell you we are not high class or complainers in any way, he just totally ignored us - obviously we did not get breakfast that day. We did however go back a couple days later, the waitress was on top of things - we were in and out in 1/2 hour. There are a couple shops and grocery stores and several hotels and restaurants with in walking distance, but get on the bus, it was 285 colones .60-70 cents. Can't get lost from hotel Manuel Antonio it takes you to the station in downtown Quepos. From the station back to the hotel you cant stop almost anywhere in between. Would we stay at Manuel Antonio again - yes it would be our first pick because of its location and the rooms were fine, we may not choose to have the breakfast included thats all.

Room Tip: Must be rooms 1-8 or 10 that have beach views, patios and balconies
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 hotel reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

There are two reasons to stay here; lots of parking and next to the beach. The room was average for the price and the restaurant was average food at high prices. Parking is hard to find near the beach so we were happy to find it safe and plentiful. AC was great to have in the humid climate. Great places to eat a couple of blocks away, follow the side street uphill towards the national park.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

Excellent location right across the street from the public beach. Appreciated a room with balcony facing the ocean. The hotel itself is dated and the rooms could use refurbishing. Breakfast was included, and nothing special. We had trouble adjusting the air conditioning in the room (with 95 degrees outside, we were very appreciative of it).

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Manuel Antonio Hotel

Address: End of road, across from beach, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 26
Also Known As:
Manuel Antonio Hotel Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park

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