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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in hotel California for 2 nights. You have a nice sunset view from their bar and from dorm rooms, cocktail happy hour between 16 and 18h, you can ask towels to take with you to the national park beach , note: for breakfast you will need to choose between 4 different breakfasts (f.e. American which includes egg and tortilla,... More 

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Hotel C, Gerente at Hotel California, responded to this review

Thanks so much for staying with us. We work hard to give you the best experience possible. Being in the tropics is a challenge to be completely free from some little animals, but we will keep doing our best to achieve it. We also want to thank you for your kind words and good insight that will allow us to... More 

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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Im torn about this place, because the rooms were big and we finally had a large bed. The AC was good, we had a coffeemaker in the room and a mini fridge. The bathroom was small (and why does nobody have shelves in hotel bathrooms?? that must be a given when people bring their own stuff...) and the shower as... More 

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Hotel C, Gerente at Hotel California, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words and thoughtful observations. As a new management we keep improving many things at the hotel. We hope to see you again so you can enjoy your visit even more. More 

Racine, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at this hotel during my study abroad experience and loved it. The hotel was very clean and the staff was so friendly! The views during breakfast were phenomenal and we even had a great view of the sunset at night! We also saw monkies in the morning. The pool was really clean and pretty as well. I'd definitely... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Beautiful views, friendly staff, and the restaurant is great! Stayed here a couple of days and the staff accommodated us in cooking up fresh fish we caught as well as filleting and freezing for us in the freezer until we left! The rooms are nice and the grounds are very well kept! We had a bit of a problem with... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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44 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Getting to the hotel is not that easy, but after arriving you know why. The View! it is perfect. Forests and in the back the sea. The garden of the Hotel get's visited by different wildlife like monkeys and parrots. The rooms are big. Well airconditioned. decent, but not always super clean. However, good enough. They have a restaurant. Breakfast... More 

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way north
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights in Feb.. Front desk was very good to work with. I booked it through Expedia and it worked fine. The room was great over looking the forrest and ocean. Nice large balcony. Comfortable beds. Frosty AC. Clean bathrooms. Nice refreshing pool. Great happy hour. Great breakfast on the large deck. Happy guests. Toucans right... More 

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San Diego, California
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

We spent 3 of our 7 nights in Costa Rica at this hotel. When we arrived a large party of young people were checking out and when they left only 2 or 3 other rooms were being used. It was very quiet. It's got great views! We ate breakfast every morning at the poolside restaurant and it was wonderful! The... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a few nights at the end of an STA tour, we were very lucky with our room as we had gorgeous views although some rooms were obscured. The staff were very friendly and the pool, bar and restaurant area was also very nice. Some of the rooms did look dated on the outside and showed signs... More 

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Chicago
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

Some of the rooms in the hotel have been rehabbed but I think the majority have not. We chatted with some folks in rehabbed rooms and they said their rooms were lovely though not luxurious. Our room, however, had not been rehabbed. About a third of the bathroom ceiling and the bottom 6 inches or so of the walls were... More 

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Aurora, Illinois
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63 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

The hotel is 200 mtrs from the road on a driveway that if there are cars going opposite directions one has to back up. But the rooms were clean, the bed comfortable, and the air conditioning adequate. Staff was very helpful. Lunch wasn't much but they have a decent dinner available. WiFi is available at the pool and office, though... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel California, Ocean View hotel !!! Great place to experience the peace of paradise and the thrill of local attractions. Located in beautiful Manuel Antonio with awesome views of the Pacific Ocean from our 12 Deluxe rooms and mountain view from our 15 Standard rooms.Our rooms are very comfortable & spacious with complete privacy, balcony, air conditioning, satellite television, telephones, hot water and mini- refrigerators.The hotel features a variety of services including honeymoon packages, surfing and sport fishing, canopy tours, Estuary Tours, White Water Rafting, Sailing Tours and can arrange for any other activities you might be looking for during your vacation in Costa Rica. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel California

Address: 200 mts east from Blue Monkey Hotel, Manuel Antonio National Park 60601, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: $105 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel California 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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Hotel California Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
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