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Hotel Playa Espadilla

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Burlington, Vermont
Reviewed 11 March 2014

First, the location is fantastic - you can walk back and forth from beautiful Manuel Antonio Beach in about five minutes. We requested an upstairs room with vaulted ceiling based on other reviewers' recommendation -- it did seem more spacious. Electricity was off when we arrived and we had a few short "outages." Our room was near the parking lot...

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Milena C, Front Office Manager at Hotel Playa Espadilla, responded to this review

Hello Snowsnowgirl, Sorry your trip coincided with the group of riders who stayed on the property for one day. We are always in greater willingness to help. As is the case of a change of room or talk to motorcyclists not to turn on their bikes after hours. Regarding the key, it is correct that it is only one; but...

Lincolnshire, UK
Reviewed 5 March 2014

Perfect Location. Far enough away from the main drag so there is no noise/disturbance. yet only 5 min stroll to the beach or the entrance to the park. Our room was large, spotlessly clean with plenty of towels and very efficient air conditioning. The bar did some great meal and there were always plenty of staff about. We ate one...

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Milena C, Director de Recepción at Hotel Playa Espadilla, responded to this review

HolaKarla, Thank you for your excellent score and pleasant comments. We are glad that all was well with your stay. Pura vida

Sparta, Michigan
Reviewed 3 March 2014

Great place to stay in Manuel Antonio. You can walk to the National Park and enjoy the day on the private beaches there. The hotel is also within walking distance of many restaurants and the public beach. If you'd like to go into town the public bus system can take you or the hotel will call a taxi for you...

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San Ramon, Costa Rica
Reviewed 2 March 2014

Family run for decasdes. Cabinas are not for me but an option for a group or if you want a small kitchen. The hotel is on the other side of the road and is seperate. Great locatgion if the park or the beach i syour thing. Very close to both. Off the main road enough so you don't get the...

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 March 2014

The staff is super friendly. There are mini kitchens in each room which came in handy. It's a block from the entrance to the national park and a two blocks from the beach. Great location. Its a good deal for the price. The breakfast was great the first two days, by the third we were tired of the same flavor,...

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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 28 February 2014

Surprised to see such a nice hotel right next to the National Park and beach yet tucked away off the main road in a quiet area next to its own little jungle. The King rooms are very large and come with an extra bed in a separate alcove. I think they have only 16 rooms here but they own another...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2014

This is a great place to stay if you are in Manuel Antonio as its set back from the noise and bustle of the main strip. The staff are all really friendly and the pool area is quiet and relaxed. Manuel Antonio is alot more developed than I had expected and this place provided a nice break from the busy...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 5 January 2014

The hotel is located within walking distance to the beach. The rooms are clean and big and free wifi is available throughout the hotel. There's no hot water in the sink and sometimes they have issues with hot water in the shower, but were able to fix in within hours. Breakfast is decent but could use a bit more choices....

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Reviewed 5 January 2014 via mobile

Staff are really friendly and helpful. Room is spacious and clean. Pool area is good and restaurant is a real stand out. It's a short, level walk to cut across to the beach. Happy hour and a pool table - what more could you want?

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Plano, Texas
Reviewed 25 December 2013

Great location close to the park entrance and beach. Very quite and a very good resturant. The only thing is maybe the rooms. There is no hot water at the sink and not enogh soap. Hot water at the shower were available only at the evning

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is located within a 2 minute walk from the main entrance of the majestic National Park of Manuel Antonio. Hotel Playa Espadilla offers well equipped and cozy rooms, in the best Costa Rican atmosphere. The hotel`s own Biological Reserve is a special area for those who enjoy to hike and get in contact with nature. Costa Rican owned and runned. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Playa Espadilla

Address: 300 metros antes de la entrada al Parque Nacional, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: RM727 - RM988 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Playa Espadilla 2.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Playa Espadilla Hotel
Hotel Playa Espadilla Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
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#14 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“Book lower floor if you are older and other side to the road to see more animals.”
 of 5 bubbles GeoffStrack, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms have high ceilings. Some rooms have kitchenettes.”
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“down floor or upstairs (there is no lift)”
 of 5 bubbles schliek, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Get a corner King room”
 of 5 bubbles GloberotterADR, 26 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Mobility impaired people would be well advised to request a ground floor room.”
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