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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“outdoor shower”(13 reviews)
“small hotel”(20 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were 8 of us - all family- and had an incredible experience at the Manatus. Our guide Luis was exceptional. We even had the pleasure of having his father - Papa Luis - guide a night rainforest tour. We had 4 boat tours and...More

Thank rasavini
Response from HotelManatus, Public Relations Manager at Manatus HotelResponded yesterday

And for the time you were at our facilities, you were also part of the Manatus family. We are incredibly glad to read about the satisfaction with your time at Tortuguero and at our hotel. If you are planning a new trip to Costa Rica,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited here last week. We had an enjoyable stay and our tour guide Luis was great. We had 2 boat tours and 1 trip into the local town. The food was good and the pool was nice to sit around.

Thank Beth T
Response from HotelManatus, Public Relations Manager at Manatus HotelResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your comments! At Manatus Hotel we are glad to read that you and your husband had an enjoyable stay at our facilities. We would love you to have you back in the future. Once again, thank you for your review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You drive (or bus) down a dirt road for 45 minutes, leave your car on a dock, and take a boat for an hour...….quite an adventure....before arriving at paradise!!! Manatus Hotel is a small, boutique hotel that cares about its customers in every way. From...More

1  Thank Anette J
Response from HotelManatus, Public Relations Manager at Manatus HotelResponded yesterday

The adventurous nature of this review makes it one of our favorite reviews so far. For people that have never set foot, not only in the Caribbean, but specifically in Costa Rica, the picture described in your text is one of adventure, colors, wild nature...More

Reviewed 11 June 2018

Did I get your attention? Ok, the hotel is really great, so read on... This hotel I was told is one of the only ones in this rain forest area that has air conditioning. First star! I am not sure if that is true, as...More

3  Thank john s
Response from HotelManatus, Public Relations Manager at Manatus HotelResponded yesterday

First of all, we would like to thank you for the time taken to write this review: we find fascinating the detail on the description of both the place (our hotel and the surroundings) and the overall Manatus experience. Most of the visitors from other...More

Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

This hotel is excellent and really worth a visit. The rooms are very comfortable, with good bathrooms and powerful showers. Wonderful hand painted basins with pictures of frogs! The grounds are full of wildlife, including sloths, monkeys and iguanas as well as lots of colourful...More

Thank VickyLondon_England
Response from HotelManatus, Public Relations Manager at Manatus HotelResponded 31 May 2018

Thank you for your recommendation! We appreciate enormously your compliments about Manatus Hotel. We want our customers to have a comfortable staying in our rooms and we are glad to read that you find yours adequate for your needs –and that you notice the frog...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$ 327 - US$ 449 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 327 - US$ 449 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (307)
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Dining (36)
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Laurel S
11 September 2017|
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Response from cochinguy | Reviewed this property |
Our stay at the Manatus Hotel was specially good because we did not have to bother with choosing restaurants. Go there for the ambiance of being in a small, intimate hotel where you do not have the usual touristy stuff... More
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Joe H
19 February 2016|
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Ken R
2 December 2014|
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Response from HotelManatus | Property representative |
Hello Ken R., Costa Rica is one of the best tourist destinations in Central America for sport fishing, specially in places like Tortuguero and Barra del Colorado, at the Caribbean coast. You can fish Tarpon, Robalo... More
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"Makes no difference - all are great."
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"All rooms are the same, there is no difference between them"
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"All rooms appear to be on ground level with views of the fabulous garden"
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"Our room, 7, has views over the lagoon, whereas others look to the forest at the back - all good whichever..."
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