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Backpackers Manuel Antonio

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Stayed here for 2 nights with life long friends. Met 3 amazing people who we spent the rest of our trip with. Clean rooms, good food, great location. Loved this place so much. People are so friendly. Pura Vida!!

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 27 March 2017

A lot of people complain about the lack of amenities but come on people, it's a hostel! If you want private bathrooms and ocean views, go to a hotel! Backpackers was everything we needed it to be, for a decent price. $50 dollars a night for a full bed and AC in a clean room. The front desk was extremely...

Thank Casey M
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 17 March 2017

What a disappointment this place was! We are a family of three and our tiny windowless room in this hostel was $75 US a night! Never in my life have I paid so much for a hostel and our room wasn't the least bit nice. There were no windows, it smelled like chlorox bleach, and the bathroom was down the...

1Thank laurie103
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Well positioned for the National Park, just a short bus ride. We passed quite a few hostels on the way between quepos and Manuel Antonio that were greater than walking distance from anything useful but this one has two supermarkets within striking range and even a cash machine if you walk a little further (Please note you can only pay...

Thank rachandphil15
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 19 December 2016

unfriendly staff, moisy dorm, wild nature around is nice but if an attempt was made to embed the facilities in an harmonic way, it was not successful. You can hear the noise from the road. You must take a bus to the park or 30 minutes walk along the road. Breakfast included: pancakes and coffee, but I never ate such...

1Thank thomas_parisberlin
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I have strayed here a couple of times already, it has good things like the super market is just at the other side of the street, it has a bar, pool but the rooms are very avarage and the price is avarage, I will recommend this place as well Manuel Antonio is full of options its just to search and...

Thank Migumari
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We, a young student couple, stayed in a private room with ac. And payed 40 dollars p. Night. The breakfast is simple butt ok, so was the room. The shared arreas were nice. The pool was a bitt dirty though. The service of the staff was excellent, good info and help with all our issues. But the price you pay...

Thank AnneLuuk
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 30 July 2016

When I was here they were doing some pretty major construction works (October 2015), which meant a lot of noise and the kitchen not being available too much. That being said, it was a decent place to be with basic facilities. The pool looked very depressing and I didn't see anyone going there

Thank Roelvdk
Costa Rica
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Ok.. so I really liked this place, but... The people were cool. The front desk staff were great. Great crowd. Good common area. Good location. Affordable. However, I stayed 2 nights and there is a gentleman who works there I caught blatantly and red handed standing outside the window to the dorm I was staying in with a female friend...

3Thank Charles W B
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

I had a good time at the Backpacker Manual Antonio ! My friend got bitten by a monkey at the National park and had to go to the hospital. Ariel, at the reception, was very helpfull and very funny. He also helped us with a rental car. The breakfast is really good and the terasse is awesome !! There was...

2Thank C2184SOalexp

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
All our rooms have shared bathrooms with hot water and are equipped with fans. We have a private trail to one of the best views of the sunset over the beach. There is a communal entertainment room with cable TV, DVD-Player, over 80 DVDs, Play Station and a stereo. We keep a clean kitchen with new amenities for everyone to use. We also offer our customers free high speed internet, free parking, free tour information, all-night security guard, laundry service, no curfew, snacks and beverages for sale and a 24-hour Check-in. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backpackers Manuel Antonio

Address: Across from the Manuel Antonio soccer field, Manuel Antonio National Park 0000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: RM64 - RM188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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Backpackers Manuel Antonio Hotel Manuel Antonio National Park
Backpackers Manuel Antonio Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
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“Private Room was my favorite.”
MjHamilton, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Wifi is strongest at the front desk. Depending on your room, you may not get very good coverage. Some rooms have windows, some don't.”
57caseym, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't go to this hostel.”
laurie103, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Private rooms are comfotable”
rachandphil15, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get a room towards the back of the hostel closer to the street and away from the hillside so the bar music isn't as bad and bring earplugs!”
LoraH24, 30 Apr 2016 | Read review
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