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New York City, New York
Reviewed 27 January 2014

We came to Costa Rica on our honeymoon and were expecting great things from the exotic locale, but were totally blown away by the Parador. The rooms were very comfortable, with a high quality AC unit, and even our "garden room" had a nice view of the hotel grounds. We enjoy swimming, so the abundance of swimming options was great...

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

MUCHAS GRACIAS and thanks so much for sharing. We do our best to make sure our guests have a complete 5-star experience, from the accommodations to the food, the pool, the spa, and yes, our staff is a big part of it as well. Pura Vida!

Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed 27 January 2014 via mobile

A wonderful hotel. Service could not have been better. We were met at check in with cool towels and a refreshing drink where they told us we were upgraded to a ocean view suite. The room was wonderful with great views. We saw a variety of birds, monkeys and iguanas on the property. Breakfast was a nice combination of local...

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

Pura vida! Thank you for your insightful comments. We always aim to please and are happy to hear that our wonderful staff were friendly and accommodating – as they always are. We hope to see you again soon. Muchas Gracias!

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 27 January 2014

We stayed there for 4 nights and had a great time. The customer service was top notch and can't fault it, Eric was especially welcoming in the restaurant. The location is great, its a bit of a walk to other restaurants, but as a young couple if you do it after sunset its not that bad, just bring a torch....

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

So glad to see that you very much enjoyed your stay at our resort and thank you for mentioning Eric in particular—he is truly special to us, as are all our staff! We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Thank you for sharing your experience on this TripAdvisor forum.

Connecticut
Reviewed 27 January 2014

The hotel lobby and grounds are very nice. Parador does a great job with sustainability and immersing itself in the surrounding jungle life. There are Capuchin monkeys around as well as iguanas, geckos, and many types of birds. There is even a "monkey trail" which is usually a good place to spot some primates. The grounds are mostly well-maintained, and...

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

The trails are wonderful aren’t they? We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the wildlife and our nearby beach, though we’e sorry to hear that some of our facilities did not meet your expectations. Our goal is to provide an excellent experience overall, so we’ll definitely take your comments into consideration. Pura vida!

Miami Beach
Reviewed 23 January 2014

My partner and I recently stayed here for three nights. Upon arrival, we felt disappointed with several lapses in service we expected from a first class hotel, . When we expressed our unhappiness to Shirley in the concierge department, she generously offered to makeup for the service issues we addressed. The service for the remainder of our stay was excellent....

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

Thank you so much for your comments, especially about Shirley, who is one of our best kept secrets, and Mercedes, who makes it her business to attend to the needs of our guests with a big smile. It make us very happy to hear stories such as yours, since they highlight our efforts to consistently deliver superior customer service. We...

St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights and this review will probably be a bit biased as we were given a free upgrade to one of the best rooms in the hotel, 'Room' 5532. Actually it was a suite with huge lounge, lovely bedroom and king size comfy bed. Large bathroom with his and hers sinks, big shower and jacuzzi and...

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

We are so pleased you took the time to write this review! Thank you for singling out one of the most important aspects of Parador: the service. Our staff is truly happy to help create the best vacation experience possible for our guests and we love to spoil you the best they can. We hope that you do return to...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 20 January 2014

We attended a wedding at this hotel and stayed one night. The wedding and the reception were beautiful and were a fantastic time. For the price of the room however, I was disappointed as it was very standard - no extra bells or whistles whatsoever, and it could definitely use an upgrade, especially the bathroom. It was clean though and...

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

Veronique and Jan’s wedding was beautiful! We all enjoyed having the happy couple and their friends and family stay with us. We are truly sorry to hear you were disappointed with your room during your stay. You reserved a Garden Room, one of our standard accommodations, though as you mentioned we do have several room categories. Hopefully you’ll have a...

Rockville, Maryland
Reviewed 20 January 2014

We stayed at Hotel Parador Jan. 6-11, 2014. We had decided to upgrade to the vista suites, which we highly recommend. The rooms are spacious, comfortable and well-appointed, with spectacular views of the Pacific from the room's balcony. Despite lengthy delays leaving the US, the hotel honored our reservation for airport transfer even though we arrived around midnight, 11 hours...

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

We are so pleased that your stay at Parador Resort & Spa met – and hopefully exceeded – your desires and expectations. It is our passionate goal to ensure that every one of our visitors has the best possible experience at both the hotel and in Manuel Antonio. Your comments on our staff are most welcome—they are very truly passionate...

Reviewed 17 January 2014

The Parador is a lovely hotel. Our room was amazing , fourth floor beach view with a jacuzzi on the balcony, what could be better? That said we had friends who stayed in a garden room and they said it was like a Holiday Inn. Honestly you aren't in your room much but it's good to know. Also this is...

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

Thank you for sharing your experience at Parador. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your Jacuzzi and relaxing time in our facilities and most importantly, that you had the opportunity to enjoy yhe mangrove kayak and the wildlife of our National Park. We hope to see you again soon! Pura Vida!

Vancouver, BC
Reviewed 17 January 2014

The hotel is beautiful. The room we had was outstanding with a magnificent view and hot tub on the terrace. Breakfast is excellent. Pool is lovely. The only drawback for us was that the hotel is far from anywhere, and unless you have your own transport, you have to rely on taxis or the hotel shuttle bus (limited hours) to...

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

We were so overjoyed to have been a part of your special trip and hope that you always think of Parador Resort & Spa as the place to create beautiful and loving memories. We hope to see you again soon. Thanks for sharing your experience in this forum. 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
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • 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: RM1,075 - RM1,941 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Parador 4*
Number of rooms: 121
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Also Known As:
Resort Parador
Hotel Parador Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#4 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#4 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“Tropical Rooms are large and have nice balconies”
 of 5 bubbles mfranks911, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“4th floor. Some noise from other guests but didn't disturb sleep. Property pretty quiet; very secluded and away from town”
 of 5 bubbles LJWayland, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Opt for the suites in the block away from the main reception”
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“You have to pay up for rooms with ocean view, but well worth it”
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“If you want a full view of the ocean, then request a room in the tower.”
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