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La Chosa del Manglar

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Ghent, Belgium
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at Chosa! The room was nicely decorated and it was big. The kitchen that you can use is fully equiped, so we used it a lot! Use the hammocks to relax and spot some Ara's and other wildlife, it is very nice! It is the perfect location to go to Corcovado. Ideal for backpackers but... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

It ' was very very very bad . The worst place I have tried here in Costa Rica. On booking.com they say are 13% more on the price , but it is not clear that there are also 12dollars more per night ! The staff was having fun of us , and it was really unpolite. The room was too... More 

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Chosadelmanglar, Owner at La Chosa del Manglar, responded to this review

Wow Roberto, it sounds like you had a truly horrible experience!! And now you are on a second sight leaving your nasty remarks once again. It's amazing what a $12.00 property usage fee can induce in some people. I even had one guy tell me it was illegal and he was gong to the police for the same thing. Even... More 

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5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

We have been visiting Costa Rica for 6 years now and found this little gem last year. We have stayed there twice (this year included). La Chosa del Manglar is an ideal stopping point for the Osa peninsula. It is a good location for moving about. It is well located in the town, not too central, making it a good... More 

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Chosadelmanglar, Owner at La Chosa del Manglar, responded to this review

I am so happy you have returned two years running and we look forward to having you return whenever you wish. Nuestra Chosa es Su Chosa. Muchas gracias de Familia Gray Ortega and the while gang at la Chosa. More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

This place is absolutely incredible! Never have I felt more excited to share about an experience. The property of La Chosa is rich in beauty, with exotic flora and fauna everywhere you look and a team of people working hard to make your stay pleasant and enjoyable. We have had the pleasure of interacting with a spunky spider monkey, white... More 

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Chosadelmanglar, Owner at La Chosa del Manglar, responded to this review

It's always nice to read that other people can feel the same way about La Chosa as we do. Thanks for visiting. Pura Vida! More 

Odenton, Maryland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

A group of about 23 of us rented out this place for a friends Group Honeymoon! It was the perfect place!! They have lots of space, friendly staff, clean private rooms, great proximity to the beach and lots of activities that you can book. The scenery was beautiful and we draw lots of animals on the property: 2 different types... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Cabinas on large place, a lot of trees arrond, birds, friendly owner. Perfect kitchen equipment, you can prepair everything you want. Good place for start trips on peninsula Osa. Its not low cost, but its very nice and comfortable accommodation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay here and saw a lot of wildlife in the beautiful garden: carrots, little crocodile and racoons! We were welcomed by the nice and funny owner and the nice staff. The beds are good. Definitely worth the money and time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

The place was a good intro for the Corcovado park tour since it's completely surrounded by nature. The room was confortable, with ac. Forget about the wi fi since it's only available in the lobby. As you are in the middle of the forest don't be surprised with Mosquitos.

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Chosadelmanglar, Owner at La Chosa del Manglar, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. We're glad you liked the gardens and surroundings. We are working on the Internet problem, which in reality is more than one problem. Looks like we need to reinstall and reconfigure everything. We have requested a visit from a IE hopefully arriving sometime in August. That's one of the problems of being located at end of... More 

Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Our stay at La Chosa del Manglar turned out to be a complete nightmare! During our stay the night guard broke into our cabin several times. As a reaction to this theft we got insulted, treated very aggressively and accused of being frauds by the owners. I came to Puerto Jimenez to do fieldwork for my master thesis. Before arriving... More 

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Chosadelmanglar, Owner at La Chosa del Manglar, responded to this review

I am not going to dignify this diatribe by responding in a public manner to something that is presently under police investigation, other than to say that things are not always what others would have you believe. Fraudulent activity by guests and or employees is never appreciated and will be dealt with aggressively, so if you think you can do... More 

Grecia, Costa Rica
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We (two couples) from Zancudo thoroughly enjoyed our brief overnight stay at La Chosa del Manglar. Staff were extremely helpful and courteous throughout our stay. The rooms were most comfortable (air-conditioning provided which we appreciated) and evenings were nice and quiet being that we were situated in a particularly lovely area of the Osa Peninsula. Would go back to La... More 

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Chosadelmanglar, Owner at La Chosa del Manglar, responded to this review

It's always nice to hear that our visitors enjoyed themselves. Visit us again More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At "La Chosa del Manglar" (or "The Mangrove Hut" if you prefer the English version) you are GUARANTEED to see WILDLIFE. How certain are we? Well, have you ever sat in a Tropical Lounge and seen a Scarlet Macaw, a Monkey or a Kinkajou? You will at "La Chosa". Many guests have said they see more wildlife at "La Chosa del Manglar" than at any other location during their Costa Rica vacation. We just reopened in February of 2014 after being closed for the best part of the last five years. We built some new rooms during that time which we are sure will now offer our guests greater variety and comfort while visiting La Chosa. Come and stay with us, whether for just a few days or a few weeks. We are only a five minute walk to downtown Puerto Jimenez and only 300 meters from one of the nicest beaches here. Gentle waves will lull you on our beautiful chocolate sand beaches, cavorting Scarlet Macaws (Lapas) will fly and play throughout the gardens of "La Chosa". This is truly a birders paradise. You don't even have to leave your room or cabin to see these impressive Macaws and the many other varieties of exotic birds that visit here. Don't forget to spend some time in the lounge, decorated with beautiful hand painted murals that showcase the "Intimate & World Famous" Monkey Bar. The bar is yours to work as you please during your visit. It has been converted to a communal bar. We offer WIFI so bring your laptops, smartphones or tablets if you want or need to hook up. La Chosa now offers a funky beach hut on 13 acres with 150 meters of beach frontage with secluded sun bathing areas; a beautiful 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom tropical home in Puerto Jimenez & finally a secluded "Mountain Cabin" in the interior of the OSA overlooking Corcovado National Park for the truly adventurous. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Chosa del Manglar

Address: | 150 meters west of the Airfield, Puerto Jimenez 60702, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Puerto Jimenez
Price Range: $42 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — La Chosa del Manglar 2.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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