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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Hotel is convenient to Manuel National Park. Saw monkeys and birds. We ate at the 2 restaurant and they were okay. Pool was nice. Breakfast buffet was okay. The room was on 5th floor and clean, average room for 2 adult and 2 kids. Staff were friendly.

Stayed: August 2018, travelled with family
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

Fantastic staff and a great location, literally on the doorstep of the National Park and the beach. Excellent breakfast and a good sized pool. Just what we needed at the end of a busy and exciting holiday in Costa Rica.

Room Tip: All rooms have views of trees in which we saw wild Toucans, Howler monkeys and Iguanas as well as white tailed deer below.
  • Stayed: August 2018, travelled with family
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Thank Sarah H
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We had the best time staying here. It's right next to the beach and the Manuel Antonio National Park- which is beautiful. So full of amazing species and beautiful scenery. The service and food at the hotel were great. The only reason it doesn't get 5 stars is because we found clothes in the bathroom in our room as soon as we got there so we didn't know how clean the room really was. But they got the cleaning staff to our room right away to make us feel better and other than that had a great stay.

Stayed: March 2018, travelled with family
1  Thank Kevin Z
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We received amazing hospitality from Christin, Emilio, Andrey and all the guys at the reception. Beautiful hotel, just 1 meter from the entrance to the national park. Great location next to the beach. Supermarket across the street. A lot of wild life watching from our balcony. Try to stay on the 5th floor, the view is incredible.
We spent every night at Congo restaurant, everything on the menu we tried was very special and tasty.

Stayed: August 2018, travelled with family
Thank Alex-Amsterdam-NL
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Reviewed 4 August 2018

Hotel San Bada sits directly beside the main (and only) entrance to Manuel Antonio National Park. I think this its best attribute, especially because it is the main attraction in the area and transportation is slightly hard to come by as everything as far and in between in Manuel Antonio. You can't miss it! The hotel staff is extremely professional (especially Fabian) and provide service 24/7 at the front desk. So convenient if your check in/out or arrival/departure times are outside business hours. They help us put together our itinerary in Manuel Antonio and even made reservations for us! This made traveling easy. There are 2 pools including a rooftop pool with a great view and bar. There also is a spa on site. But the highlight of it all was seeing the monkeys in Manuel Antonio just outside our balcony in the afternoon. =)

  • Stayed: July 2018, travelled with friends
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Thank Laagan85
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