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Hotel El Manglar

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A clean, comfortable, air conditioned ground floor suite was the best cure for a depressing Canadian winter. Ariel and the staff made us old farts feel right at home, and always helped us with information on the local area and with booking tours and travel in the region. The climate in this region was fabulous with low humidity heat that... More 

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We vacationed at Playa Grande, Costa Rica the last week of July, 2016. This was our 5th trip to Costa Rica and 2nd trip to Playa, Grande staying in Palm Beach Estates. We usually rent at house but decided to try Hotel El Manglar. It’s was so perfect for our family of 4. We stayed in a two room villa... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Muchas Gracias for a wonderful stay BOTH times I was here. Vacationed here for a week with some friends and then again for a few days with family. The location for both occasions was perfect. A mix of tranquility and quiet, but a close ferry ride to a town with more action. I have actually stayed in all three type... More 

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Frisco, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

A bit off the beaten path, surfers will love the free board rental and quick walk to beach. Surf break deserted-the best. 20 minute walk and 1$ boat ride to town for restaurants & bars. Best of both worlds. "luxury" rooms have AC. Splurge, it's hot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stayed at Hotel Mangler earlier this month and had a wonderful time. The location is great, walking distance to a few great restaurants, a small grocery, and most importantly a beautiful secluded beach. The room was clean and spacious, as was the kitchen. Pool was lovely also. We planned a number of activities during the week,... More 

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West New York, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Once we got in to "paradise" how the local guys managing the hotel call it; it really felt like paradise, green everywhere, smiles from the staff and lots of privacy inside the hotel/hostel? either was is not a crazy party place is actually really quiet Surrounded by many threes. We stayed in a Villa and it has everything you need... More 

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Thank Lindsaykenlaw
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Such a wonderful spot, awesome friendly helpful staff, Super affordable, clean spacious rooms, extremely safe. Its a 1 minute walk down a cool path to an amazing beach, and walking distance from Playa carbón which was amazing to see (black sand beach ) and a quick walk down the beach to tamarindo. You can hear howler monkeys in the mornings!!... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

I was just last week in Playa Grande and booked a Villa at Hotel El Manglar. I was happily surprised by the comfort of the villa. The villa is spacious and it has all the basic appliances (fridge, coffee maker, stove, toaster oven, microwave oven) in case you decide to cook there. The hotel and the rooms are very clean... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

If you are looking for adventurous, affordable places to surf in one of the most beautiful beaches in CR, come here! Very friendly staff who provide local information, teach surfing lessons at a great beach!! I love the fact that they are pet-friendly, it is so hard to find pet friendly places!!

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San Diego, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

El Manglar, you've done it again! 3rd year in a row that my boyfriend and I have come to stay in May. It's our absolute favorite place in Costa Rica!! Why? 1. The waves are amazing right out front of the hotel. We've surfed avellanas and playa hermosa, but playa grande is a perfect beach break for my intermediate and... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel El Manglar is proudly managed by three costarican brothers and sister, that will make sure you have an enjoyable experience during your vacations. The hotel is suited with all you need to experience the beach life, enjoy nature and the beauty of life.We look forward to making your stay as unique, as comfortable and as memorable as possible. We’ll be delighted to share and show you all the beauty of our coast, enjoy surfing, our country and make sure that our favorite phrase is accomplished……all our friends always come back… ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel El Manglar

Address: Palm Beach Estates, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Grande
Price Range: $33 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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