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Hotel Playa Espadilla

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Swansea
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Stayed here for 4 nights at the end of our tour of Costa Rica. It is very close to the National Park. The rooms are large but noisy air-conditioning. The pool is great to relax in but the best part of the hotel is the restaurant. Enjoyed our steak dinner so much we never went anywhere else to eat. Service... More 

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Milena C, Director de Recepción at Hotel Playa Espadilla, responded to this review

Hello thanks for taking time to make a review of the property, we really aprecciate your comments. We´ll put special attention to the noise on the Ac and fix it righ away. Your comments makes us better every day. We are very happy you liked the pool and restaurant. Thanks again for recommneding Milena More 

Belford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

The tour company we booked through to visit Manuel Antonio Park use this hotel as a drop of point and it is where you have dinner before driving back to San Jose. I was pleasantly surprised by this hotel as it was not what I expected. We arrived back early from the park so sat and had some drinks before... More 

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Chateauneuf de Grasse, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

We spent 2 nights at the hotel playa espadilla then we didn't want to leave the place. It's very close to the Manuel Antonio park and close to the beach. The pool area is very nice and the staff is always there to serve you. We had very good cocktails (and happy hours :), and we had the opportunity to... More 

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Milena C, Front Office Manager at Hotel Playa Espadilla, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments! we are glad you liked our property and hope you can come back very soon. The hotel is located very close to Manuel Antonio National Park( , so is very common to see lots of birds and monkeys around! :-) thanks for comming again. More 

Wokingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Highly recommended for its location, pool, bar, restaurant, service. The grounds are lovely but not all the rooms have a picturesque view. We spoke to people who were staying in nice hotels in the Manuel Antonio region (but a mile or so along a road with no footpath) so were envious of the location of our hotel. A short walk... More 

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Sollentuna, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

Having experienced both four stars and three plus stars hotels here in CR we found this hotel much better than it's 2+ stars category. I would say it's at least 3+ category. Rooms are large and the king size bed is comfy. Bathroom is a bit small but clean and functional. Friendly staff and within 5 min walk to the... More 

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1 Thank Lucy-CRu
Milena C, Front Office Manager at Hotel Playa Espadilla, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for your review. We apreciate you take the time and write about hotel´s category, its actually 3 stars. also thanks for writing about the king bed - we use high standard linens.- as well as our cook always doing his best to satisfy our guests. Thanks agian! More 

Goes, The Netherlands
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111 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

hi travellar, This hotel is one block from the Pacific Ocean and very close to Manuel Antonio NP. On walking distanceThe pool is surrounded by beautiful plants and birds, right next to the outdoor bar and restaurant. the breakfast is delicious. Rooms are spacious and the refrigerator was stocked with drinks. Rooms are spotless. Rooms are in 2 storey blocks.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

This hotel was in a good location, a few minutes walk to Manuel Antonio National Park and the public beach. We (2 adults and a 6 year old child) stayed here for 4 nights. Negatives: only one key was provided for the room, the bathroom was rundown, and the air conditioner was loud. Positives: pleasant small pool that wasn't really... More 

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Milena C, Front Office Manager at Hotel Playa Espadilla, responded to this review

hello phladun, thanks for your comments always helps us to get better in all the areas. - threre´s two key set for each room, its given upon request - we´ll check on the air conditioning noise and make sure to fix it or chage it righ away. Our chef and cooking staff, once again, making our clients very happy serving... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

A great hotel for your stay in Manuel Antonio. Close to the National Park and the beach. Nice large room (3 beds) and good shower. Lovely pool, excellent Pina Coladas. Good breakfast, especially on the day when we had individual choices from the menu. Dinner very nice, accompanied by an excellent guitarist. We loved to take an early morning walk... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

This is a great place to stay. Close to everything, fantastic swimming pool, and a delicious complimentary breakfast. The staff is super friendly and the location can't be beat. The rooms were very clean and cool.

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Woodinville, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

100 M walk to Manuel Antonio park and public beach. Comfortable big king suite . Outdated and modest but very clean good service,good toiletries and excellent laundry in a day. Price and quality pay by KG. ground is nice with a pool,not really warm but good. Food is great and setting is nice. A cross between Bali and Hawaii with... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is located within a 2 minute walk from the main entrance of the majestic National Park of Manuel Antonio. Hotel Playa Espadilla offers well equipped and cozy rooms, in the best Costa Rican atmosphere. The hotel`s own Biological Reserve is a special area for those who enjoy to hike and get in contact with nature. Costa Rican owned and runned. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Playa Espadilla

Address: 300 metros antes de la entrada al Parque Nacional, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: $158 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Playa Espadilla 2.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Playa Espadilla Hotel
Hotel Playa Espadilla Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
Hotel Style:
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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