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Manatus Hotel

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Elkton, MD, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 5 wonderful nights at Manatus. It is far and away the best lodge in the Tortuguero area. The staff were all polite, helpful and completely dedicated to making our stay perfect. Jason and Sergio were very helpful, and the restaurant staff were very accommodating, opening early to provide us with breakfast before we headed out fishing. The also...

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St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small hotel (twelve bungalows) is very well-organised and, although expensive, offers good value for money. The hotel arranges for your collection from your San Jose hotel and you travel with just the small group of guests who are joining the hotel that day. On route, our guide was very informative and stopped to show us a mother sloth with...

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2017

It is quite a long journey to get to Tortuguero but, once we had done the difficult bit, of getting across San Jose, we were looked after very well and all went very smoothly. We were greeted on arrival and shown our room before a spot of lunch and then our first outing - a short trip across the canal...

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El Segundo, California
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

My family with two boys had the whole place to ourselves last June. The accommodations with AC were very comfortable. Food was great. Pool was clean and had a nice view of the main canal. We saw iguanas, canopy lizards, many birds, toads, blue jean frogs on the property. They were very accommodating. My husband didn't feel well one day...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Tortuguera is an extraordinary place. Unfortunately the hotels and all the tourism destinations here take advantage of that and don't offer very optimal experiences. This hotel considers itself exceptional because it offers TV, an a la carte menu and air conditioning. The food was fine but nothing special. Most visitors would only value the air conditioning. With some active onsite...

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Reviewed 6 April 2017

My wife and I spent 3 wonderful days at the Manatus, our room was clean and well maintained. The place is quite old but well maintained, and that added to the charm of a small and personal place to stay. The restaurant was very good, food was tasty and service was excellent. The bar was well stocked. Best part of...

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Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 6 April 2017

If you are looking for a small, quiet well appointed hotel, this one is for you. With only 12 rooms, you are guaranteed an intimate experience. The staff are friendly and very helpful. The wildlife tour guide we had was extremely knowledgeable about the local flora and fauna, as well as the history of the area. Highly recommended!

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Thank Richard M
Strongsville, Ohio
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We went to the Manatus Hotel for a family trip. All twenty of us (three generations) ages 74 down to youngest at age 7 enjoyed our stay there. Sergio goes above and beyond to make sure everything goes smoothly. Jason, Alex and Joel gave us excellent service at the dining and bar area. Food was good and plentiful with several...

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Thank Karen S
Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Lovely hotel. Food good, staff helpful. Relaxing. Enjoyed seeing the wildlife - birds are amazing. Wonderful setting, room spacious and clean. Perfect position for exploring wildlife by boat. We had a wonderful time

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peterborough
Reviewed 30 March 2017

stayed in none of their 12 semi detached accommodation. they are all airconditioned but do check that the air-conditioner does cool the room. the temperatures are around 35-36 deg C and sometime warmer in the room than outside. Meals are in an open air (with roof cover) and is close to the bar and pool. Don't forget to take mozzie...

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HotelManatus, Public Relations Manager at Manatus Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate a lot your wonderful description of the experience at Tortuguero and those detailed comments made about the rooms, food, service, and the great work of Luis Torres. Our doors are open if you return to the country and decide to book again in Tortuguero. Thank you so much.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Manatus is the only hotel in Tortuguero that offers all the comforts of the modern world in an exotic and wild environment. Our hotel is an oasis of peace surrounded by a real wildlife sanctuary. Experience ecotourism and adventure, and then relax and enjoy the wonderful amenities of our hotel. Come live the Manatus experience! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Manatus Hotel

Address: located 3 minutes from the Tortuguero National Park | Tortuguero, Cosat Ruca, Tortuguero 454-4005, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Tortuguero
Price Range: ₹ 20,039 - ₹ 26,632 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Manatus Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Manatus Hotel Tortuguero
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