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canada
Reviewed 13 October 2011

Byblos was by far the best hotel we stayed at in Costa Rica. We stayed in a bungalow, and it was awesome! Like being in your own jungle tree house! Monkeys, lizards and birds were right off the front deck, and lush rain forest surrounds everything. The room was spacious and clean, the pool was cool, the food was good,...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 10 September 2011

We stayed at Byblos for 4 nights and it was lovely. Friendly people, good food, excellent tours. Our room had many steps, so if you are not in good condition you might want to rethink this. The monkeys everyday were brilliant, our favorite part!

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New York
Reviewed 1 September 2011

Staff was very accommodating. They willingly moved us three times to ensure that we were happy. Property is very convenient to various restaurants. Grounds with lush vegatation and lots of monkeys makes for a sense of adventure. Melissa and her team were very helpful in setting up excursions. [No more white water rafting!!! until our next visit.]

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Edgewater
Reviewed 25 August 2011

Rooms: Having stayed at the Byblos three times, in four different rooms I feel very qualified in saying the rooms are very clean and bug free; you may see an occasional ant or two; but lets get real here it is a rain forest you're in. If the rooms were not clean and bug free we would not have stayed,...

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Daytona Beach
Reviewed 17 August 2011

Just got back from CR where we again, 3rd time, stayed at Byblos. Had the expected great time & service. Yes, anyplace you stay is going to have it's good and not so good, Byblos also has its good and not so good. On this trip we went from San Jose to Manuel Antonio to Puerto Jimenez to Utiva to...

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2Thank SteveDaytonaBeach
NY
Reviewed 10 August 2011

My family spent 4 days at Byblos Resort recently. Just before our trip, I read some negative reviews here and almost tried to transfer to another resort. I'm so glad I didn't. With 2 adults and 2 teens, we needed extra space and booked the full suite in the main building. We had a very spacious bedroom with a king...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 9 August 2011

Just returned from the Byblos Hotel and we loved it. It is right in the rain forest and very close to the beach. The hotel is lovely and the people there were delightful. Every evening we gathered by the pool and watched the monkeys play in the trees! Flowers were everywhere! We would surely go back.

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Troutville, Virginia
Reviewed 1 August 2011

I also must disagree with the negative reviews left earlier, I returned this week from a vacation to Manuel and stayed in the Byblos Resort, bungalow #3. The room was nice, clean and bed bug free. Experienced breakfast, lunch, and dinner at this facility and was impressed with all of the meals and the staff members were a pleasure to...

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Janesville, Wisconsin
Reviewed 15 July 2011

I traveled to Manuel Antonio with a group of elderly lady friends and we spend 3 nights at this cute hotel. We were very surprised to see all the wildlife on the property. Right when we were checking in there were all kinds of monkeys going through the trees surrounding the parking lot. We also saw another type of monkey...

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2Thank karimzim
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 15 July 2011

Here's a long review about this hotel and the Quepos/Manuel Antonio area that I hope will be helpful. We stayed in #1 for 3 nights and had a wonderful experience. How anyone could write a one star review for this property is beyond me. First of all, choose to stay in the bungalows for a very unique experience. I cannot...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Casino and Gambling
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Byblos offers all the amenities and comforts of a three-star boutique resort, while conserving the essence of jungle style lodging. All rooms are spacious offering ample views of the local Wildlife and Garden Areas or Pacific Ocean. Accommodations feature air conditioning, telephone, cable TV, safe box, hair dryer, mini-refrigerator, microwave and coffeemaker. Free gated parking and wireless internet access is available, as well as our poolside Bistro Pizzeria, Billfish Sportsbar and air conditioned Casino. Close to all tours, attractions, spas and local restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Byblos Resort & Casino

Address: Km. 4 Carretera Principal de Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: RM529 - RM876 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Byblos Resort & Casino 3.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Byblos Hotel Manuel Antonio National Park
Byblos Resort And Casino
Byblos Resort & Casino Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#18 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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