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Richland, Washington
Reviewed 25 July 2014

Hotel Parador has good professional service, and is in a lovely location. However, it is a long walk to the beach (for those interested), and a longer walk to town. If you are happy to stay put (which we were), you will enjoy this property very much. We stayed in the garden rooms and they were fine. The views in...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Dear Alison, Thank you for choosing Parador Resort & Spa for your vacation in Manuel Antonio. We are delighted to hear about your experience in Parador and that you truly enjoyed your vacation! We hope to welcome you back again in the near future. Pura vida!

Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful hotel. Spotless housekeeping. Setting on a beautiful hill above the Pacific Ocean and lush mountain forests. The people who worked there did everything possible to make our stay memorable. I felt truly welcome. Family friendly, but adult only areas available. Convenient free shuttle to Manuel Antonio beach and preserve, a 10-15 minute ride. Also a beautiful trail you...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Parador Resort & Spa for your vacation in Manuel Antonio. We are very happy to hear about your experience and that you truly enjoyed stay with us! Thank you for sharing your comments in this forum. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Pura vida!

rotherham
Reviewed 19 July 2014

We had a five night stay here at the end of our holiday, The location of the hotel is beautiful, views over the Pacific on one side and forest and secluded bays on the other. The hotel was busy but the staff always very pleasant and helpful, nothing was too much trouble. Eric was lovely and very helpful, always happy...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Dear Rebina, Thank you so much for choosing Parador Resort & Spa for your vacation in Manuel Antonio. We are delighted to read about your experience in Parador including enjoying the amazing wildlife surrounding the resort! Thank you for sharing your comments on this forum about our service, food, amenities and overall experience during your holiday. We hope to welcome...

Jupiter, Florida
Reviewed 18 July 2014

We arrived to Hotel Parador on a Friday for 3 nights, to celebrate my wife's birthday and start our honeymoon vacations. The hotel is pristine and is located in a prime location in Manuel Antonio. Facilities are awesome, pools, gardens, trails, etc. The staff took care of us since the first time I called for information, specially Alfonso and Karina....

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Parador to celebrate such special occasions! We're glad you and your wife enjoyed yourselves completely and plan to come back soon. We'll be here waiting with a smile! Pura vida!

Los Angeles
Reviewed 18 July 2014

This was a good hotel and we would stay again. Our room was large and had a beautiful view of the Pacific. Our boys especially liked the lightening show at night. Our room was clean, but as is common in CR, we did have some pesky ants in the bathroom--no big deal. The hotel has more than one pool including...

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review! We're glad you were able to enjoy so much of what Parador, Quepos and Manuel Antonio have to offer. We will definitely take up your comment about the servers with the staff, as customer service is very important to us and we want our guests to feel special every day. We hope...

Hartselle, Alabama
Reviewed 15 July 2014

Hotel Parador was our last stop during an 8 day CR tour. The hotel is beautiful with amazing views. My favorite part was soaking in the "endless pool" and watching monkeys travel through the trees around us. Our tour group took a day trip to Manuel Antonio NP, but I stayed and just soaked up the luxury of the hotel....

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

We're so happy you took home so many good memories of Costa Rica and we were able to be the cherry on top of a great trip! Thank you so much for writing and letting us know we were just what you needed before heading home. We'll be here at your service should you ever come back our way. Pura...

London
Reviewed 5 July 2014

Fantastic views and surroundings. Lots of wildlife in and around the hotel area - monkeys, lizards, vultures, and lots more. We were desperate to see some toucans and the concierge was nice enough to call our room when a couple were spotted! We went down to the pool area to see them and it was one of the highlights of...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Dear Giles, Thank you so much for choosing Parador Resort & Spa for your stay in Manuel Antonio and for sharing your wonderful memories about your stay in this forum. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your vacation at the resort including the amazing wildlife that surrounds us. We hope to welcome you back in the near...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 5 July 2014

We loved this hotel! Right when we drove up, we were given wet towels and a drink, and we continued to be treated like royalty for our entire stay. We had a garden room, which had a balcony with gorgeous trees, birds, and sounds! The pools at the hotel are gorgeous, and we even saw monkeys at one! There's also...

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Dear Becca - Thank you so much for your kind review! Looks like you were able to immerse yourself in the whole Costa Rica/Parador experience and we're very glad you enjoyed it all. We're lucky to be so close to Manuel yet tucked away on our own... It's a fun location. We'll be here waiting if you decide on another...

Reviewed 4 July 2014

This was our last stop on our weeklong stay in Costa Rica, and a great way to end our trip. The Hotel Parador staff was wonderful and made our stay a relaxing, pampered finale to a perfect week. The hotel is well maintained, we were in one of the newer suites in the high rise. it was not too crowded...

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review! Looks like you were able to enjoy the best Parador and Costa Rica have to offer (and that includes our guides!) We look forward to another visit from you in the future, but in the meantime, always enjoy pura vida, amigos!

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Did not stay here but enjoyed lunch at this very lovely hotel! Décor is based on the Spanish Paradors-dark wood, white stucco walls, castle type ambiance. Hotel sits on the Punta Quepos overlooking the ocean-stellar views, very good security and private. Exclusive ambiance adds to its special feel. La Galeria restaurant served beautifully prepared lunch. All our family's lunches were...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting the resort and having lunch at La Galeria Restaurant. We are delighted to hear about your lunch experience, the ocean view and service. We will share your comments with our Executive Chef Alejandro Torres. We also hope to welcome you back again in the near future. Pura vida!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Parador Resort & Spa, Costa Rica’s premier eco-luxury resort. Sitting high above the Central Pacific coastline, this award-winning hotel is built on 12 acres of rainforest in beautiful Manuel Antonio, just minutes from Costa Rica’s best beaches.Known for its dedication to preserving and protecting Mother Nature as well as its first-class amenities, Parador offers a long list of activities for your enjoyment and a staff ready to accommodate your every need. Experience inspired cuisine. Take a walk along a white sand beach. Swing through the rainforest canopy. Or simply relax and take in the view from your splendid suite. It’s all about responsible luxury, pura vida style. Parador Resort & Spa… Where Green Is More Than Just A Color. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Parador

Address: | Quepos, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: RM983 - RM2,621 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Parador 4*
Number of rooms: 121
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Hotel Parador Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#4 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#4 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“don't bother with the more expensive rooms wildlife is all around the resort you just have to look”
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