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    Manatus Hotel

    located 3 minutes from the Tortuguero National Park | located 3 minutes from the Tortuguero National Park, Tortuguero 454-4005, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent72%
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    • Average3%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Multilingual Staff
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    Reviewed 25 April 2017

    This small hotel (twelve bungalows) is very well-organised and, although expensive, offers good value for money. The hotel arranges for your collection from your San Jose hotel and you travel with just the small group of guests who are joining the hotel that day. On...More

    Thank thompsonUK25
    Response from HotelManatus, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Manatus HotelResponded 5 June 2017

    We are aware that mosquitos are an issue and we agree with your advice of repellant, cotton clothes and long sleeves. Besides that, we want to thank your for taking the time and write such a detailed description of your trip to Tortuguero. Thank so...More

    Reviewed 11 April 2017

    It is quite a long journey to get to Tortuguero but, once we had done the difficult bit, of getting across San Jose, we were looked after very well and all went very smoothly. We were greeted on arrival and shown our room before a...More

    Thank Martin G
    Response from HotelManatus, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Manatus HotelResponded 5 June 2017

    The wildlife of the Caribbean side of Costa Rica is just amazing. We understand it takes a long ride to get to Tortuguero but it is a worthwhile trip since the area is pack full on nature wonders. We appreciate you words about our staff...More

    Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

    My family with two boys had the whole place to ourselves last June. The accommodations with AC were very comfortable. Food was great. Pool was clean and had a nice view of the main canal. We saw iguanas, canopy lizards, many birds, toads, blue jean...More

    Thank toptan
    Response from HotelManatus, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Manatus HotelResponded 5 June 2017

    We understand your kids: Tortuguero is an almost magical piece on land in the Costa Rican shores. We are incredibly thankful to read the great words of praise you are giving us. We receive then with humility and as the fuel of the hard work...More

    Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

    Tortuguera is an extraordinary place. Unfortunately the hotels and all the tourism destinations here take advantage of that and don't offer very optimal experiences. This hotel considers itself exceptional because it offers TV, an a la carte menu and air conditioning. The food was fine...More

    1  Thank Annerly777
    Response from HotelManatus, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Manatus HotelResponded 5 June 2017

    Thank you so much for your comments. We agree with you about the wonders of Tortuguero, it is magical place with a splendorous nature. We appreciate you words on Daniel and his excellent service and attitude. We are going to take note of your recommendations...More

    Reviewed 6 April 2017

    My wife and I spent 3 wonderful days at the Manatus, our room was clean and well maintained. The place is quite old but well maintained, and that added to the charm of a small and personal place to stay. The restaurant was very good,...More

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    Thank cochinguy
    Response from HotelManatus, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Manatus HotelResponded 5 June 2017

    At Manatus Hotel we appreciate your kind words and that you took the time to write this beautiful review. Tortuguero is a charming place, indeed, and we are very happy to read your good words about Carlos. Thank you so much for your words!

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$305 - US$461 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Limon >
    • Tortuguero
    • Also Known As
    • Manatus Hotel Tortuguero
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    Laurel S
    11 September 2017|
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    Response from cochinguy | Reviewed this property |
    Our stay at the Manatus Hotel was specially good because we did not have to bother with choosing restaurants. Go there for the ambiance of being in a small, intimate hotel where you do not have the usual touristy stuff... More
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    19 February 2016|
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    Ken R
    2 December 2014|
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    Response from HotelManatus | Property representative |
    Hello Ken R., Costa Rica is one of the best tourist destinations in Central America for sport fishing, specially in places like Tortuguero and Barra del Colorado, at the Caribbean coast. You can fish Tarpon, Robalo... More
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    "Room 8 upwards if you don;t want to be woken by monkeys!"
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    "Night-time walking tour through jungle or the night-time turtle nesting tours are worth the value and..."
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    "Any lodge I am pretty sure as it is relatively small scale"
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