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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
3 Star Hotel
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All reviewsprivate access to the beachstandard roomminute walkthe pura vida lifestylebedroom villacosta ricanice surffriends or familybasketball hoopchilled out atmospherecommon kitchenping pongshared kitchenferry ridepiece of paradisefully equipped kitchensurf lessons
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is awesome for the money. If you have a good attitude and are not expecting perfection this place is for you. I did a couple minor repairs to our room because they were not able to get around to fixing. I really didn’t...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was beautiful and the surroundings definitely felt like you're in paradise. Private access to the beach was great. The staff was wonderful and very helpful. The only negative was the room itself. The bathroom had a broken towel rack, so there wasn't anywhere...More

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Response from JavierdeMezerville, Owner at Hotel El ManglarResponded 3 weeks ago

Hola, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. Our guests opinions really matter to make our place better, We will advise ur maintenance team abut such issues. Thank you again for the great comment about our grounds and the location !...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to stay! Awesome staff and a good restaurant close to the beach! I stayed there last September and surfed with the owner and some staff members it was very cool. Best place in Guanacaste! Pura vida!More

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Response from Federico d, Propietario at Hotel El ManglarResponded 4 weeks ago

Hola We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Thanks so much for writing about your experience here, and we appreciate your compliments! Our beach is exceptional and we are glad you enjoyed it to the fullest ! Nothing pleases us more than to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located across the street from the beach with a short wooded path leading to nice surf break. Surboard rentals available, small pool, mini fridge, locked parking area, and semi secluded location are nice. It would have been nice to have a coffee maker in the...More

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Response from Federico d, Propietario at Hotel El ManglarResponded 4 weeks ago

Hola We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Thanks so much for writing about your experience here, and we appreciate your compliments! We will notice and work with the maintenance to make every details better for our guests. We are happy to say...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I are both in our mid-20s, no kids or pets. We stayed at El Manglar for 3 nights and spent time at Playa Grande, Tamarindo, and Playa Langosta. The hotel is located maybe 5 minutes driving down a gravel road from downtown...More

Thank Teresa H
Response from Federico d, Propietario at Hotel El ManglarResponded 4 weeks ago

Hola We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Thanks so much for writing about your experience here, and we appreciate your compliments! Thank you for taking the time to review the room with details. We are constantly working with the maintenance to make...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Multilingual Staff
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Concierge
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Microwave
Things to do
Pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$50 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$50 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Gerry L
27 July 2016|
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Response from GlobalAsparagus | Reviewed this property |
Towels and soap, yes. Shampoo and anything else, no.
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"If WIFI is important request rooms closest to the office to receive signal!"
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"I would go for the villas. You pay a little more than a room, but it is so worth it!"
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"Wifi was available in the common area. The villas seem wonderful, and I would like to stay in one of those..."
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"Top Rooms are in front of the pool, the others are in the second floor"
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