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    Makanda by the Sea

    Main Road to Manuel Antonio Park | 800 meters from Plaza Vista, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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    03/09/2017 04/09/2017
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    Overview
    • Excellent73%
    • Very good16%
    • Average5%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Airport Transportation
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    Poolside Bar
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    Reviewed 9 January 2015

    First of all I need yo say that this opinion is only representative of the time when we visited(Dec 2014). Hopefully, what appears to be a complete makeover has now been terminated and the enthusiasm that most visitors express about this hotel is, once again,...More

    6  Thank Lynn A
    Reviewed 9 January 2015

    What an amazing hotel. The rooms were luxury, the food was amazing and the staff very friendly ( especially the bar/restaurant staff who were first class, friendly and personal. Reading some of the reviews before we arrived I was a little worried that we would...More

    1  Thank LadyDiana1
    Reviewed 7 January 2015

    This hotel was our first encounter with Costa Rica. A truly beautiful setting on the hill overlooking the ocean, in the middle of the rainforest. Come in good shape and bring walking shoes because everything (the villas, the beach, the pool, bar, restaurant, office) is...More

    1  Thank Ping1965
    Reviewed 5 January 2015

    We stayed at the Hotel Makanda in January 2015 and I can not put into words his delight: we lived in a villa 8 (as we understand, this villa after renovation) that surprised us with an excellent interior design, privacy, well thought-out details. IT WAS...More

    1  Thank Steffany J
    Reviewed 31 December 2014

    We stayed for 3 nights on villa 5 at the Makanda this December. The villa was spacious for 2 with plenty of storage, cooking facilities and a 4 poster bed. The large balcony had a faraway sea view, a hammock and table and 2 chairs....More

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    GreenLeadersPlatinum level
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$246 - US$435 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio
    • #7 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio
    • #10 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio
    • #10 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 27
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Manuel Antonio
    • Also Known As
    • Makanda By The Sea Hotel Manuel Antonio National Park ,
    • Makanda By The Sea Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio
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    Dining (35)
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    Bathroom (14)
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    18 July 2017|
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    Response from Winden-Photography | Reviewed this property |
    When I was there in April they were adding on new rooms and some ocean view rooms completed. The older rooms looked like were not updated, although still very nice with each room having its own personality vs the new ocean... More
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    25 June 2017|
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    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY | Property representative |
    Buenos días and thank you for choosing Hotel Makanda. I see you booked a Studio room. How about if you provide me with your email? I will make you an offer for all of those night so you will not to worry about going... More
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    Response from MAKANDAFAMILY | Property representative |
    Buenos días! We do not allow children under the age of 16 years. Minimun stay applies for Peak Dates Dec 20 to Jan 5 for 3 nights. You can book and cancel without any penalty 30 days prior to your arrival. Have a great... More
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    "I got upgraded to a suite by the saltwater pool, which was great -- top floors provide the best views!"
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    "Ask to stay in one of the newer built rooms. That's what we had and we loved it."
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    "The newer rooms have great views of the ocean and wildlife no need to splurge on the villas."
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    "had an ocean view room, on bottom floor. try to get one on the top. better view, more private."
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