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“Beautiful hotel in a beautiful area” 4 of 5 stars
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Hotel Villabosque
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New York City, New York
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“Beautiful hotel in a beautiful area”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

I stayed in this hotel with my girlfriend while we were visiting Manuel Antonio. The hotel was well-situated near both the national park and the beach. The room was clean and well-maintained and the building had great views of the forest nearby. Breakfast was tasty and plentiful and the guy at the front desk (whose name I unfortunately do not remember) was helpful and very serious. The only slight problem I can think of is the peculiar windows, which do not fully close for some odd reason. Still, everything else from the pool to the balcony was extremely pleasant.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Allan J, Gerente at Hotel Villabosque, responded to this review, August 21, 2013
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Estimado Huésped, deseamos iniciar agradeciendo su valoración en cuanto a los servicios que ofrecemos, como bien lo dices trabajamos en la satisfacción de nuestros clientes para que sus vacaciones sean las mejoras posibles, en Manuel Antonio tenemos una de las mejores ubicaciones para que el cliente pueda desplazarse caminando hacia el Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio ó la playa si lo desea, además el Restaurante Villabosque se ha caracterizado por competir en calidad de la comida así mismo como el servicio que ofrece, agradecemos enormemente el comentario para que otros viajeros puedan visitar este hermoso lugar que lo ofrecemos al mundo entero con las manos abiertas a servir.
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Mertztown, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Beautiful setting with easy access to Manuel Antonio National Park, the beach, and the Quepos bus. Far enough from the noise of the town. Close enough to the jungle to hear and see the birds and monkeys which came up onto the open-air common room. Great pool and access to showers/bathroom when not in your room. Staff accommodating to our needs & helpful but not overly friendly. My only real complaint is the quality of the mattresses. The food and bar service was great. Would definitely go back and stay at Hotel Villabosque!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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Allan J, Gerente at Hotel Villabosque, responded to this review, July 29, 2013
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Estimado Huésped, agradecemos su comentario, es para nosotros de suma importancia escuchar las recomendaciones que nos ofrecen, como bien es cierto Hotel Villabosque tiene una excelente ubicación por la cercanía a la playa y el Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, por tanto muchos animales nos visitan como es el caso de los monos y diversas aves de la zona; Como bien lo dices nuestra piscina en el segundo piso brinda la paz y tranquilidad necesaria para que nuestros clientes disfruten en sus vacaciones, así mismo el Restaurante Villabosque podríamos decirlo con toda honestidad que es uno de los mejores de zona para deleitar una excelente cena con diversas preparaciones del chef. Gracias por sus buenos deseos y esperamos que pueda volver a visitarnos en este hermoso paraíso.
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Waynesville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

The 3 days we spent here were relaxing and I would highly recommend this hotel. It is located one block away from the Pacific, literally 100 yards. 100 yards in the other direction is Manuel Antonio National Park. The family that runs the hotel is kind and we were welcomed with smiles. At night, it was quiet and away from the busy and noisy beachfront bars, etc. In the morning, there were at least a dozen different birds that were able to be seen from the rocking chairs in front of our room. A great spot that I hope to return to!

Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
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Allan J, Gerente at Hotel Villabosque, responded to this review, July 26, 2013
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Estimado huésped, gracias a sus comentarios en tripadvisor mas personas en el mundo podrán tener la tranquilad al momento de elegir un hotel cerca del Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, en Hotel Villabosque nos esforzamos para que nuestros clientes reciban el cariño que tanto nos caracteriza a los costarricenses, es todo un placer haber cumplido sus expectativas en este hermoso lugar, así mismo esperamos que puedan volver a visitarnos.
De parte de todos los colaboradores de Hotel Villabosque le damos las gracias por su comentario.
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Saskatchewan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Stayed at this hotel for one night June 4, 2013. The hotel was very clean and well maintained. Close walking distance to the park which was super convenient. The hotel also accommodated our small dog that was travelling with us. I would definitely recommend this hotel if travelling to Manuel Antonio and would stay there again.

Room Tip: Stayed on the 2nd floor. Room had a king and twin bed.
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Allan J, Gerente at Hotel Villabosque, responded to this review, June 17, 2013
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Buenas tardes, nos encontramos agradecidos por su buen comentario en tripadvisor de esta manera la comunidad entera pueda tener referencias y visitarnos en este hermoso lugar, rodeado de vegetación y hermosas playas. Hotel Villabosque ofrece todo lo necesario para unas vacaciones inolvidables en la exclusiva zona de Manuel Antonio además de su excelente ubicación a tan solo 100m de uno de los mejores Parques Nacionales del Mundo, El maravillo Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio.
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Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

I love and recommend this hotel because its extremely well located, really close to the main entrance of the National Park Manuel Antonio. I stayed once in a hotel by the mountains and the view was nice, but at the end is all about this National Park and being close to it. The rooms and the pool are great for the price you pay. Clean, awesome food and great hospitality.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Allan J, Gerente at Hotel Villabosque, responded to this review, May 27, 2013
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Estimado Cliente, gracias a los aportes como el suyo es posible que la comunidad de Tripadvisor pueda tener más seguridad al momento de decidirse por un hotel en el área de Manuel Antonio. Como bien comentas Hotel Villabosque tiene una de las mejores ubicaciones de Manuel Antonio para visitar el Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio y poder realizar todos los tours que ofrece la zona.
Gracias por su publicación, es muy importante para nosotros.
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Heredia, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

The biggest asset of this hotel is the friendly staff; but when it comes to being in Manuel Antonio, this hotel is pretty close to the public beach and the night life, but far enough to don't pickup any noise, the next morning you'll appreciate being, again, within walking distance to the park entrance. The pool is upstairs, is kinda of interesting on it's building design. Loved the breakfast (which is included, but oddly enough is charged on a different bill... but is still part of the price you get)

Room Tip: Close to the pool... those are away from whatever noise that you might hear (well, I heard nothing!)
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Megadark
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Allan J, Gerente at Hotel Villabosque, responded to this review, May 27, 2013
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Estimado Cliente, nuestro personal expresa su gratitud por su valioso aporte. Siempre hemos sido reconocidos por la buena relación con nuestros clientes y del servicio que brindamos en Hotel Villabosque, gracias a aportes como el suyo es posible que la comunidad de Tripadvisor pueda tener más seguridad al momento de decidirse por un hotel en el área de Manuel Antonio.
Esperamos que pueda volver a visitarnos en este hermoso lugar.
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Curridabat, San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

If you´re looking for a quiet relaxing place with graet food to get away, this is te place to be, nice pool surrounded with the nature´s voice only. Try the shrimps, or any other meal, best food in the zone! Nice quality and good price for nice and clean rooms, also very helpful people in the reception desk that will make tour tours/trips easier to plan.
Fully recommended!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Alejandro G
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Allan J, Gerente at Hotel Villabosque, responded to this review, May 10, 2013
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Estimado Cliente, nuestro personal expresa su gratitud por su valioso aporte. Siempre hemos sido reconocidos por la buena relación con nuestros clientes y del servicio que brindamos en Hotel Villabosque, gracias a aportes como el suyo es posible que la comunidad de Tripadvisor pueda tener más seguridad al momento de decidirse por un hotel en el área de Manuel Antonio.
Nuevamente sea usted bienvenido a nuestro hermoso Hotel para tener el gusto de atenderle y compartir un agradable momento. Gracias y hasta muy pronto.
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Property: Hotel Villabosque
Address: 150 meters from the entrance to Manuel Antonio National Park and 150 meters from the beach., Manuel Antonio National Park 79-6350, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Villabosque 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Villa Bosque Hotel is an exclusive small hotel next to Manuel Antonio Beach and National Park. Here you can take some time to yourself and relax in this amazing combination of beach and tropical rainforest. It’s the ideal starting point to visit some surrounding locations as the National Park, nearby rafting rivers and canopy tours, surfing or horseback riding. For those who prefer to relax Espadilla Beach a soft white sand beach or Villa Bosque’s beautiful pool. ... more   less 
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