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San Diego, California
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2016

We spent 3 of our 7 nights in Costa Rica at this hotel. When we arrived a large party of young people were checking out and when they left only 2 or 3 other rooms were being used. It was very quiet. It's got great views! We ate breakfast every morning at the poolside restaurant and it was wonderful! The... More 

Thank Wanda A
Reading, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a few nights at the end of an STA tour, we were very lucky with our room as we had gorgeous views although some rooms were obscured. The staff were very friendly and the pool, bar and restaurant area was also very nice. Some of the rooms did look dated on the outside and showed signs... More 

Thank Hannah A
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Some of the rooms in the hotel have been rehabbed but I think the majority have not. We chatted with some folks in rehabbed rooms and they said their rooms were lovely though not luxurious. Our room, however, had not been rehabbed. About a third of the bathroom ceiling and the bottom 6 inches or so of the walls were... More 

1 Thank DrLinda
Aurora, Illinois
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67 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

The hotel is 200 mtrs from the road on a driveway that if there are cars going opposite directions one has to back up. But the rooms were clean, the bed comfortable, and the air conditioning adequate. Staff was very helpful. Lunch wasn't much but they have a decent dinner available. WiFi is available at the pool and office, though... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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178 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

The place is great. They have all what you need for an hotel. Friendly staff, Good A/C, nice and clean rooms, ood pool and immerse in the local fauna. If you do not have a private car it takes some effort to get there (in our case travelling with a big bus we could not get up to the entrance... More 

1 Thank arisberna
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 January 2016

We expected more after a week of adventure travel and simple hotels. We were looking forward to a bit more luxury. Half the building seemed under repairs. The entire hotel appears worn and tired. Yes the view of the beach is lovely and the men at the bar gracious, but breakfast was boring. If you do not eat eggs, then... More 

1 Thank jojoBrussels
Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2016

I stayed here for two nights as part of my group tour. It was one of my favourite hotels on the trip. First, be forewarned, it doesn't really have anything nearby within walking distance unless you want to walk on the road and for about 20ish minutes. There's also a very steep hill you must climb up to get to... More 

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Adjuntas, Puerto Rico
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162 reviews
75 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Stayed for 3 nights at the beginning of our trip. It took us from Santamaria airport about 2.5 hours to get there and unfortunately we got there at night. I say unfortunately because the lighting in the road that took us from Quepos downtown to the hotel was limited in addition at night it was almost impossible to see the... More 

1 Thank silarem
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35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

Hotel setting is great , basic but clean . Views amazing . Bar lacks drinks other than rum or vodka . Food was pretty average , chips are cold when served and waiting times can be long . That aside worth staying just eat and drink out . Bus at bottom of hill goes to town very cheaply , taxi... More 

Thank Malek L
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Great place, Jose, Andreas and Erick were great guys and do a great job, food and pool excellent, definitely go back. Being off season made it my own little paradise! Had breakfast with the owner before we left, great lady, just wished we could've stayed longer! Prices were cheap too

1 Thank Cedric M

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel California, Ocean View hotel !!! Great place to experience the peace of paradise and the thrill of local attractions. Located in beautiful Manuel Antonio with awesome views of the Pacific Ocean from our 12 Deluxe rooms and mountain view from our 15 Standard rooms.Our rooms are very comfortable & spacious with complete privacy, balcony, air conditioning, satellite television, telephones, hot water and mini- refrigerators.The hotel features a variety of services including honeymoon packages, surfing and sport fishing, canopy tours, Estuary Tours, White Water Rafting, Sailing Tours and can arrange for any other activities you might be looking for during your vacation in Costa Rica. ... more   less 

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Address: 200 mts east from Blue Monkey Hotel, Manuel Antonio National Park 60601, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: RM384 - RM1,077 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel California 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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“Top floor, all rooms have an awesome view for sure!”
 of 5 bubbles Karenmagnuso, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the top rooms with ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles fmarcillaud, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Great ocean views”
 of 5 bubbles Wanda_Pura_Vida, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Be sure to get a rehabbed room! Free wifi in common areas but not in most rooms.”
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 of 5 bubbles DrLinda, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are good size and have a refrigerator. But ask for a well light area of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles jojoBrussels, 1 Jan 2016 | Read review
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