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Ecuador
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95 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2013 via mobile

We spent the weekend here for second time, great service, very nice hotel, walking distance to a wonderful beach, where you can spend the day under the sun, clear sand and warm water The food and service at the restaurant is excelent, pools very clean and nice I definitly will come again Love the place

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2 Thank JMBV
jrodriguezarroyo, General Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at Parador once again. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed our food and service, as well as the comfort of our rooms, pools and restaurants. Although your stay with us was short, we hope to welcome you back soon with your friends! Thank you for sharing your experience on this forum.... More 

Sequim, Washington
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41 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2013

This is the second time I've stayed at the Parador. Both times have been memorable. The first time, my husband and I celebrated our anniversary and stayed in one of the ocean view suites with whirlpool bath on the balcony. The most recent stay was with a girlfriend and stayed in one of the deluxe rooms which was very nice... More 

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1 Thank pennynurse
jrodriguezarroyo, General Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

We were so overjoyed to have been a part of your special trip. And hope you always think of Parador Resort & Spa as the place to create beautiful and loving memories. We hope to see you again soon – for another anniversary or a new trip with your girlfriends. Thanks for sharing your experience in this forum. Pura Vida! More 

Verona, Wisconsin, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2013

We went to Hotel Parador for our honeymoon and it was fabulous. The executive summary is that the service was extraordinary, the hotel was beautiful and well-maintained, its surrounding natural environment was so amazing I had to see it to believe it, and the food and drinks were excellent. Hotel Parador picked us up at the airport in San Jose... More 

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3 Thank Jamie Sue K
jrodriguezarroyo, General 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... More 

Philadelphia
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46 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2013

This hotel is Manuel Antonio is a nice four star and although we did enjoy our stay here we were disappointed with aspects of the resort. The resort is sprawling on a hill and is a taxi ride from the “town” which is fine as the views are nice. Although the resort was at very low occupancy (during the rainy... More 

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3 Thank cruisewoman
jrodriguezarroyo, General Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

We are truly sorry to hear you were disappointed with some aspects of our resort during your stay. We work very hard to ensure our guests have a wonderful experience and leave with lots of happy memories. We’re saddened by your comments because, as you can see by the many other comments added to TripAdvisor around the same time as... More 

Brooklyn, New York
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2013

As for the exquisite beauty of the natural surroundings, the buildings and the rooms, and the high quality of the food, I'll simply concur with the praise you've seen in other reviews. But I need to gush about the personal service we received in the wake of an off-site accident. My wife tripped a fell on a sidewalk in town... More 

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8 Thank glr_Brooklyn
jrodriguezarroyo, General Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments, specifically about SHIRLEY who is one of our best kept secrets and SILVIA, who is always attending to the needs of our guests. It make us very happy to hear stories such as yours, since they highlight our efforts to consistently deliver superior customer service. Muchas Gracias from the bottom of our hearts... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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21 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2013

You see beautiful landscapes on TV, but when you see them in person...wow! Manuel Antonio is an incredible place, and Hotel Parador was the perfect place to stay when we saw it. I highly recommend going during the off season. There are no crowds, small numbers on all the tours, and plenty of room at the beaches and pools. There's... More 

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2 Thank Aaron B
jrodriguezarroyo, General Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

You are too kind! We always say that our resort is exceptional but it is the staff that makes it truly special. Thank you for commending our employees Marianela, Miguel, Jorge, Carolina, Sylvia, May, Roberto, Josue, Yeltsin, Juan Carlos, Eric, Fabian and Deany. They were so happy to hear about your comments on their service. We are so glad to... More 

Fulshear, Texas
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79 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2013

This was our first time to Costa Rica and what a wonderful trip it has been. The Hotel Parador has been fantastic from the time we got here until now which is our last night here. The service has been impeccable from emails when I was planning the trip Marinella was amazing. The food has been fantastic with Juan Carlos,... More 

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Thank Jacque D
jrodriguezarroyo, General Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Wow Marianella, Juan Carlos, Eric and Jonathan had a big smile this morning after reading 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... More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2013

This hotel exceeded my expectations!! I purchased a Living Social coupon for this trip for a friend and I. I contacted the hotel and Evelyn was excellent in guiding me all the way - from booking the room, to air and ground transportation. Once we arrived at the hotel, we never left - well except for a Zip Line excursion... More 

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jrodriguezarroyo, General Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We truly enjoyed your stay with us and are so happy to hear that you enjoyed our excursions and amenities The entire staff already misses you and hope that you will return in the not too distant future. Pura Vida! More 

Cartago, Costa Rica
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40 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2013

Hello everybody ! I am from Costa Rica, and I have been in many 5 stars hotels but.. I wonder about the service in this hotel.. I don't have words to explain how I appreciate the attention and help they gave to me when .I had some troubles outside and they gave me the best attention and possibly help. Personally... More 

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Thank Irene M
jrodriguezarroyo, General Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

MUCHISIMAS GRACIAS!!! Thank you for choosing Parador for your vacation in Manuel Antonio and sharing your experience in this forum. We are so happy to see that you enjoyed all that we have offer and our hospitality as our goal is to create experiences that will last a lifetime. Pura Vida! More 

Granada Hills, CA
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33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2013

Great hotel with wonderful views of the Ocean and forest. After reading some negative reviews about service we were pleasantly surprised by excellent service. Everyone was nice and helpful - front desk, concierge and restaurant staff. The gardens, grounds and the the pools were top notch, the spa was wonderful. My wife and I received one of the best massages... More 

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Thank Harry A
jrodriguezarroyo, General Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed our excellent service, the massage in our Spa, our extraordinary views, gardens grounds and our staff. For dining options, we offer five restaurants featuring menus including international and local cuisine. We are sad to hear that you were not fully satisfied with our restaurants. We appreciate your feedback. Pura Vida! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • 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
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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: PO Box 284, Quepos, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: RM916 - RM1,997 (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
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#3 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#4 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“Would have upgraded from just a garden view.”
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“Ocean view on the back side. We were in room 408. We saw wildlife galore while sitting on our balcony drinking coffee.”
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“so nice room”
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“There are many buildings. Depending on what you are looking for, you may want the building on the hill, but you will pay for the view.”
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“There is construction in the main hotel which wakes you up at sunrise.”
 of 5 bubbles Lyndiar, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
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