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El Faro Beach Hotel

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Room & Suite (170)
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“steep hill”(37 reviews)
“golf cart”(42 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3 Star accommodation
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Offers & Announcements: US$270 (USD)
Offers from El Faro Beach Hotel
Offers & Announcements: US$270 (USD)
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All reviewsshipping containerssteep hillgolf cartcontainer hotelnational parksea containerscool conceptticket boothinteresting hotelmanuel antonio parkinfinity poolrooms are smallthe hotel receptionliterally next doorperfect locationcomfy bedcosta rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at El Faro for 5 nights. Our room was Nice and clean. The pools are both very clean and with amazing views (you can see the ocean from them). We also had ocean view from our room. The hotel lies on top of...More

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Response from Ronald G, Gerente at El Faro Beach HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your comments, see you next time in el Faro Hotel. Regards,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best thing about this place was Miguel who drives you up and down the super steep hill to the rooms. The food and drink are way under par compared to anywhere else we went in Costa Rica. The rooms are tiny and there are...More

1  Thank Rachel V
Management response:Responded 5 days ago

Good morning Mrs. Rachel V Greetings from Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica My name is Cesar Vargas, Reservations Manager for El Faro Beach Hotel and on behalf of the entire staff, I want to personally thank you for choosing our hotel for your vacations. #sleeping in...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I read with interest previous reviews so here is my view. This hotel is not beach side but is very close and has absolutely stunning ocean views and is right in the national park area so you will if you're lucky see animals around the...More

1  Thank farrowp
Management response:Responded 5 days ago

Good morning Mr Farrowp Greetings from Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica My name is Cesar Vargas, Reservations Manager for El Faro Beach Hotel and on behalf of the entire staff, I want to personally thank you for choosing our hotel for your vacations. #sleeping in a...More

Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

I've never stayed in a container before so the idea of an entire hotel built of them really intrigued! The location is fantastic-- a five minute walk to the park entrance, with free parking. The rooms are long and skinny, as you'd expect from a...More

Thank SolrisaR
Reviewed 29 April 2018

I spent a lot of time researching hotels in the Manuel Antonio area for our first trip to this beautiful area in Costa Rica. After much consternation over where to stay (even what room in the hotel itself), we finally settled on an ocean view...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$75 - US$170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#19 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$75 - US$170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#19 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room & Suite (170)
Pool & Beach (71)
Dining (31)
Family and Play Areas (5)
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Catherine R
29 October 2017|
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Response from Amanda O | Reviewed this property |
Yes! AC in every room!
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Nina D
22 October 2017|
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Response from Jeannette C | Reviewed this property |
There is a very steep hill but you don't need to walk it. They have a golf cart that will take you up and down. This is a wonderful hotel. Don't let the hill stop you. The container concept is a lot of fun. I would... More
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LiizMastrapa
13 September 2017|
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Response from howardandmoo | Reviewed this property |
Can't remember but some places do charge when you arrive. Not known it to be before
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Room Tips
"There are no elevators, so ask for a room on the 1st or 2nd floor."
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"Get a suite on the higher level. The views are unbeatable"
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"Don't have Room 137 and ensure you get the room type you have booked."
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"Best view, closer to National Park,"
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