We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Hotel Plaza Yara

Travellers' Choice award winner
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
Professional photos
Hotel Plaza Yara
Hotel Plaza Yara
Panoramas (4)
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

655 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
There are newer reviews for Hotel Plaza Yara
See the most recent reviews
Showing 447: English reviews
Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

We stayed at hotel Yara for two nights and it was beautiful charming hotel. When you enter into the lobby you are greeted by Spanish art made by locals. The hotels lobby is actually a art museum of sorts in the lobby area. Our room was nothing short of impressive, large bathroom, large living room as well as a beautiful...

1Thank Andrea B
Clifton, Ohio
Reviewed 11 July 2014 via mobile

My wife and I loved this place! Great breakfast, the rooms were amazingly clean with a modern feel. Bathrooms were awesome with great water pressure and mini fridge in room. The staff was incredible, Nelson went above and beyond for us, helping us deal with a rental car issue. He and Johnathan have to be some of the best staff...

1Thank chiefhewho
Reviewed 9 July 2014

We stayed Friday through Friday and would gladly move in permanently! And what a deal! I've payed more than twice as much a night for a hotel in the States and not gotten nearly as much room and comfort. The main room was huge, clean, modern, comfortable and beautiful! The bathroom was large, clean and well appointed. Our room's "balcony"...

1Thank Chris J
Aliso Viejo, California, USA
Reviewed 3 July 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here in late June/early July 2014 for our 1st year anniversary, and we were blown away by this hotel! The rooms are huge, the breakfast is to die for (order the tipica breakfast, it's the best) the location is great, it's very private, there are only 12 rooms so you feel like there is almost...

1Thank Snavelz
North Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 28 June 2014

Immaculate, large rooms with kitchenette, beautifully decorated. Nestled in forest and still on the main drag with easy access to both Manuel Antonio Park and Quepos. Staff is unbelievable -- really excel at anticipating your needs without being in-your-face. My room overlooked the breakfast area where monkeys came right in and entertained on the first day. Underline: great shower pressure...

1Thank shnti
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 19 June 2014

I highly recommend Hotel Plaza Yara for your stay at Manuel Antonio for many reasons. 1. It's a great deal. The room is HUGE and has a microwave, fridge, lounge chair, etc. Breakfast is also pretty good. 2. It's in a convenient location - easy access to the public bus system and importantly the walk to the bus stop feels...

2Thank Sodany S
Charlottesville, Virginia
Reviewed 17 June 2014

We wandered in here at 10PM and were met with excellent service from Jonathan. The hotel we had previously gone to just next door was too moldy and musty to breathe well, so we were forced to leave, and luckily, Plaza Yara had one room available. Very modern, extremely clean, and a great breakfast. We also got great recommendations from...

1Thank ntnrx719
Grand Forks, Canada
Reviewed 14 June 2014

We stayed here from May 15th-21st, in the Guest Suite, ground floor, outside the pool. What a wonderful place. The staff was attentive, breakfast was excellent. There was construction on the road but we didn't hear a sound. The pool is perfect, It was right outside our door. Wonderful! Clean, great a/c, wifi , any concerns we had were dealt...

1Thank 1travellers1
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 30 May 2014

I stayed here for memorial day weekend with my boyfriend and a few other friends. We got a great room on the second floor with a balcony, sitting area, a small kitchen (with fridge, sink, and microwave and free popcorn!) and a beautiful view overlooking the pool. I read a few reviews prior to staying here saying that the monkeys...

1Thank Alexandra G
New York City, New York
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Stayed here with my friend for three nights in April. We LOVED this hotel. When we first arrived we were surprised to see an art gallery. The gallery and hotel itself is filled with very cool paintings and art. The rooms are modern, clean and spacious. And the AC and Wifi worked great. We had a room with one queen...

1Thank Jmet1020

640 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (395)
Bathroom (31)
Room/Suite (84)
View from Room (22)
Hotel & Grounds (69)
Dining (33)
Pool/Beach Area (27)
Family/Play Areas (2)
Other (127)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

All TripAdvisor Photos (216)
Courtyard-Facing Suite (43)
Jungle-Facing Suite (43)
Pool (26)
Dining (9)
The Hotel (95)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (29)
Hotel & Grounds (5)
Room/Suite (8)
Family/Play Areas (1)
Other (15)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Manuel Antonio National Park hotels
1.9 km away
Falls Resort at Manuel Antonio
Falls Resort at Manuel Antonio
#6 of 48 in Manuel Antonio National Park
945 reviews
3.4 km away
La Posada Private Jungle Bungalows
La Posada Private Jungle Bungalo...
#16 of 48 in Manuel Antonio National Park
855 reviews
0.3 km away
Gaia Hotel & Reserve
Gaia Hotel & Reserve
#3 of 48 in Manuel Antonio National Park
1,373 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.4 km away
Buena Vista Luxury Villas
Buena Vista Luxury Villas
#2 of 48 in Manuel Antonio National Park
998 reviews
3.2 km away
Hotel Vela Bar
Hotel Vela Bar
#9 of 48 in Manuel Antonio National Park
257 reviews
2.1 km away
La Mansion Inn
La Mansion Inn
#10 of 48 in Manuel Antonio National Park
1,014 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Plaza Yara is located only five minutes to Manuel Antonio National Park. Hotel Plaza Yara offers all suites feature custom made bamboo furniture,queen size beds,kichenettes and spacious baths. relax on the balcony and enjoy the jungle views with variety of wildlife with passes daily including monkeys,sloths,iguanas and exotic birds. Hotel Plaza Yara offers the possibility for you to enjoy your stay in comfort,casual elegance and in tune with nature. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Plaza Yara

Address: Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park 322-6350, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: ₹ 7,081 - ₹ 11,574 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Plaza Yara 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Travelocity, Priceline and Hotels.com so you can book your Hotel Plaza Yara reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Hotel Plaza Yara staff and other travellers.
8 questions
Ask a question
Carroll, Iowa
1 month ago

See all questions (8)

Questions? Get answers from Hotel Plaza Yara staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“The bigger rooms with 2 queen beds have big balconies”
 of 5 bubbles elisabethsW1630IQ, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are great but the rooms on bottom floor next to pool are just mouth watering”
 of 5 bubbles 747smadarp, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“one of the suites that are on the lower level terrace”
  • Gorgeous walk-in shower
  • Art glass lamp in suite
 of 5 bubbles yvonnev930, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I was in room "D", (also known as 4) It was perfect...no road noise, no noisy neighbors, great view, and really really comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles WayfaringStranger13, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms face jungle or pool ....i believe”
 of 5 bubbles bergen74, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay