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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I spent a few relaxing days at this gem of an hotel in mal pais in late July, early August 2016, and had a thoroughly enjoyable experience with the hotel, towns around it and the hotel hosts, namely Esvin, who was extremely informative, friendly and accommodating, having helped us finding the best deals for tours and activities... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

I found this place looking for a escape... The place is a small hotel in the mountains... close of restaurants and beaches ... in some minutes you can be at Montezuma, Mal Pais, El Carmen, Santa Teresa or Manzanillo... People from the hotel was nice ... a peacefull and relax place... The breakfast was really good...

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Evesham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We stayed at Casa Moana, the house behind the hotel and it was wonderful! Four spacious double bedrooms, plus a child's room, all en-suite and with great views. Lovely open plan ground floor with well equipped kitchen. Outside it was simply stunning, with an amazing infinity pool and lots of seating/lounging space. Couldn't recommend this place highly enough and really... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

We arrived 5ish after a nightmare drive getting lost in the back roads from Liberia. Esvin was great. We chose a junior suite as it had great views even tho up lots of steps. We had power cuts after storms so breakfast service was somewhat restricted on two days but it was all done with great charm so we weren't... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We stayed in Moana lodge for 3 nights. Our room was the Deluxe Garden View 'Iguana', situated on the lower area from the lodge, close to the reception. The room was very clean and beautifully furnished. All the amenities you need are there: coffee and thee maker, minibar, safe, a tour guide book, fan, A/C (which was very welcome, because... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Ever since we arrived at Moana the experience was nothing short of amazing! The rooms are amazing and clean and was beyond amazing each day they were made up with different arrangements.. Fsven was absolutely awesome have us the best tips and booked our tours was super friendly and helped us plan our next destination!! The restaurant although was not... More 

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Terrebonne, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Our trip to Moana was expectionnal! The place, the rooms, the food but most of all the staff! I recommended it to anyone, with kids or not. I gave it a A+ Hope to come back soon one day! And i very special thank you for Karla, we really apprenciated your kindness! Gracias ! Jonathan and Marie-Eve

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

I do recommend Hotel Moana. Friendly staff (even if they didn´t attend to all my needs). Magnificient restaurant at the hilltop. I know, many people complain about the 100 steps. But I promise you, it´s well worth the trouble. The view is great and watching sunset is breathtaking. By the way, if you get there early enough - enjoy the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Hotel Moana is a beautiful hotel located in the rustic area of Malpais. The pool, restaurant and setting were very pretty. The rooms were tastefully decorated. We stayed in a Junior Suite. We chose this as we wanted a view of the ocean and imagined sitting on the balcony enjoying the view. One wall was all windows and though beautiful,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Very beautiful place, perfect for relaxing and taking in the region. Beyond breakfast being a bit limited and dry (literally the taste) compared to other hotels we experienced, and the fact that walkability is not really high at all (except to Caracolas, our new favourite restaurant - wow!), we simply loved Moana. A special mention must go out to Esvin,... More 

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  • Pool
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Moana is a small luxurious ocean view hotel nestled amongst a rich backdrop of wildlife and jungle. Inspired by Africa for its choice of décor, the beautiful rooms offer tranquility and comfort to all of our guests. Enjoy being served breakfast while you gaze out over the Pacific Ocean. Later hang out at the wonderful pool area and fall asleep on a suspended day bed while the waves crash in the background, paradise awaits! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Moana

Address: Mal Pais, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Mal Pais
Price Range: $72 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Moana 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Moana Hotel Mal Pais
Hotel Moana Costa Rica/Mal Pais
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Mal Pais
#4 Romantic Hotel in Mal Pais
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