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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Nice clean place if you have limited budget. Very friendly hotel, near from the beach and other attractions, but very quiet in the same time. Nice point: they take you to the hotel from boat stop. We come back from Drake by bus, bus stop is just in front of hotel.

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Perfect for price and location. Was able to check in early and Ingrid and Claudio were very friendly. They helped me to get to tour I booked and provided any information I needed. Hammocks were great to lounge on during the rainstorms and rooms were cool enough with the fan!

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Reviewed 27 June 2016

We stayed in the rental house next to the hotel. It was perfect for our group of 6(4 adults and 2 kids). It was nice, clean, and had everything we needed to be comfortable. The staff was incredibly kind and helpful. They helped us arrange the tours we wanted and made sure we were well taken care of. They have...

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Ingris M, Manager at Cabinas Manolo, responded to this review

We were pleased to host you and your nice family. I´m glad you felt comfortable in the fully equipped house and enjoyed the great food at ¨Claudio´s Grill¨!

Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

We booked the private cabinas here. Wasn't quite what we expected. We wished we would have spent some more money for better value. Especially during the summer it's so hot and humid in Drake Bay; you're sweating from sunrise till sunset. We wanted to come 'home' in a nice place. Plus: - Taxi from the beach to accommodation upon arrival...

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Reviewed 28 February 2016

Stayed in a private room which was of a adequate size and with mosquitero. Bathrooms were clean! Liked the hammocks in Front of the room and the jungle noises I could hear when Fällung asleep. Staff was very friendly. I didn't like bahia Drake too mich though, exceptfor the very good snorkeking/diving near isla caña I wouldn't say it's worth...

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North Massapequa, New York
Reviewed 31 January 2016

This place is perfect for anyone on a budget. I was a bit worried about the shared bathroom situation at first but there was only one other room taken when we where there (in the high season) so it was quite peaceful. Even if they were all full (5 rooms) I think it would be fine. I loved the outdoor...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 17 January 2016

We stayed just one night at Cabinas Manolo and were lucky to have an upstairs room with a nice balcony: although there is no A/C, the fans worked well and there were few mosquitos (in early Jan). The service was average, depending on who was at the front desk. BEWARE the tours, though: it's hit or miss with the guides!...

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 8 December 2015

We stayed for four nights, it was the highlight of our trip. Great surroundings, jungle all around and birds to see from your own patio. The room was big and clean. The restaurant just had opened when we were there, food made with love. Breakfast and dinner! They offer a lot of tours and take care of everything for you,...

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Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

Nice place to relax after a long drive. Really nice family and you can book all your tours at the reception. Restaurant is only open for breakfast but it is only a short walk from the little village. Would stay there again

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Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

For the price range, this is is one of the most comfortable, clean, and pretty rooms I have had in my travels, it was big and well ventilated (very important!) We visited during low season, the restaurant was closed but that didnt bother us. We almost had the whole place to ourselves. The owners were very helpful, but not overly...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cabinas Manolo is located in downtown Drake Bay at 250 meters from the beach. Cabinas Manolo is run by a Costarican family, so it is much easier for us to make you feel like in home. We offer a personalized service. Cabinas Manolo is like a home away from home. The restaurant has a wide variety of delicious and tasty dishes every day. Vegetarian and special diets can be accommodated. Tours: We offer tours to Corcovado National Park, Caño Island, dolphins and whale watch, horseback rides, kayaks, mangrove tours, night hike tour, sport fish and other tours around the zone. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cabinas Manolo

Address: Drake Bay | Drake Bay downtown, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Drake Bay
Price Range: RM84 - RM156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cabinas Manolo 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Upstairs rooms have more air/ventilation.”
 of 5 bubbles trippou, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“we enjoyed the villa as we had our own private bathroom, all other rooms seemed to share bathrooms and showers outside of their room. i have photos on my google + if you would like to see them, but the photos on trip advisor are accurate”
 of 5 bubbles 124catg, 28 Jun 2015 | Read review
“If you get the chance, rent the room which is under their “house”. A little far from the reception but you get a real nice quiet place, which is also closer to the town/beach (50mts closer).”
 of 5 bubbles C982TYfernandom, 2 Jan 2015 | Read review
“up stairs is better because of the cockroach”
 of 5 bubbles Verovx, 7 Aug 2014 | Read review
“This hotel is hard to locate, however the owner will be on the shoreline waiting for the guests to arrive from the boat taxi.”
 of 5 bubbles 704carlam, 2 Aug 2014 | Read review
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