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Anchorage, Alaska
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2011

I normally do not write reviews on trip advisor but my experience with this hotel was so terrible, I felt that other people should be forewarned. I planned to stay for a month and sent the owner Huguette a deposit of $50 for the room. When I arrived on Monday, I paid her the rent for the month which was... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2011

We spent two weeks over the Christmas season with Huguette and Olivier. The weather was very wet a lot of that time, but it was excellent to be outside under cover in the tropical gardens and pool which were just out our doors. We had an anniversary dinner served by our hosts which was excellent. Rooms were cleaned every day,... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2010

We only stayed here for 1 night, so I might not be able to draw conclusions on 1 night, but my stay was not comfortable at all and I have stayed in many rooms in Costa Rica, which were way more comfortable. Okay, this is a budget option, but there are no mosquito nets to fill all the gaps under... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2010

Mandala Appart'Hotel is a quiet, beautiful, and simple place to stay when in Puerto Viejo. It's just off the main road (really no issue at all to get into town- use your feet!) and down a quiet cobblestone road. The pool is well maintained, and the service is very friendly. Arranging a room from across the world was very easy... More 

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Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2010

I stayed at Mandala Hotel for two months (april-june 2010). Mandala hotel has a very special ambient - it's quiet, beutifully decorated and the sound of the waterfall from the jacuzzi makes you feel like heaven. The hotel is situated perfectly outside (400 meters) the center of Puerto Viejo, 'next door' you find the jungle with an incredible wildlife, but... More 

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Assen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2010

You starting to get awake in a big comfy bed. You look in your clean and spacy room and diced to take a warm shower. When you ready you step outside and use your own kitchen under a small roof and make yourself the best breakfast and enjoy it at your wooden cozy table outside between hundreds of flowers, next... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2010

I stayed at the Mandala Apartment Hotel for two weeks in June. It was not peak season so it was quiet except for one other girl in the next room. It is a small hotel with 3 apartments and the apartment I got was perfect for me. My kitchen was outside opposite the pool and I could sit there with... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2010

From the moment we arrived at the cute little hotel just outside of downtown Puerto Viejo, we received great service from Huguette, the hotel's owner. The hotel is a great location, not in the middle of downtown, but close enough to walk, and just down the lane from the beautiful Playa Negra. At night, the sounds of the jungle were... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2010

My husband and I had the most wonderful time staying here. The owner is a wonderful, friendly, welcoming and generous hostess. We felt right at home and have made a wonderful new friend. The hotel is in a gorgeous, quiet, jungle location. The rooms are beautiful, clean and well cared for. The little private kitchen was a great added bonus.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2010

Ok so this hotel is a jungle retreat with a lot of wildlife around including bugs. There is a 6 inch gap around the top of the rooms which leave them open to the elements. Don't be surprised to find your sharing your room with a frog or two. The toads are very loud at night so pack your earplugs... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mandala Appart' hotel is charming small hotel at two hundred metres of the beach of Playa Negras. This hotel have 3 smalls apparts, including a kitchen very equipped and a bathroom entirely private for each unit. Our customers can enjoy a swimming pool and a jaccuzi all to surround an immense patio and jungle then a solarium. And very close to this charming small village or one finds all the conveniences there. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Mandala Appart'Hotel

Address: Camino Kaya's Place | apartado postal 119.40-0401, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca costa rica, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range: $45 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
La Mandala Appart'Hotel Costa Rica/Limon
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