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Hotel San Bada

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel has a great location - a few minutes from the beach on one side, and right next to the entrance to manuel antonio park. Nice swimming pool, with waterfalls and jacuzzi. Hotel staff is very helpful, food in the restaurant is good. Some of the items in the rooms are a bit in need of repair (a light... More 

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SanBada C, General Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear Guest! Thank you very much for your recent stay at our Hotel and for taking your time sharing your thoughts in T.A.! We appreciate your nice words in regards to our location, facilities and our staff. We work hard to get happy and smiling faces from our guests and we are glad that in overall you enjoyed your stay... More 

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22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel San Bada is literally right next to the Manuel Antonio Park. You go out the front gate and there is the gate to the park. This is nice so that you don't have to worry about parking... it is all walking. It is also close to the town beach... which is scenic (big rocks, more waves) but rather dirty... More 

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Prince Rupert, Canada
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29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel seems to be very old but we were told it was not but took along time to build. We went to the 6 floor for drinks and watched a lady walk up and the last step is higher then the rest and she tripped and was shaken up. The food seem to be average and the workers at... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here in January 2016 as a solo traveller and it was a wonderful experience. Walk to the park, was able to take a taxi to the restaurants in town. The on site restaurants and pool were great and the staff was welcoming and friendly! I also booked two excursions and the staff were very helpful in selecting what to... More 

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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel personnel was very nice, friendly, cordial, and helpful. A nice greeting and welcome were provided upon arrival, with complementary juice drink (smoothie). The front desk employees were very attentive and answer all questions my friend and I had at the time. The room was very clean and spacious; beds were comfortable; and the visibility or lights within the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant food good big portions and better value than other restaurants near by. Pool was nice, rooftop was nice, location was excellent, bed good, view from 4th floor good, A/c worked good, general cleanliness and repair of room sucked for that price almost everything was broken.

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Thank Mike0987654
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We had a family vacation at San Bada Resort. The location is superb, the hotel is only few steps away from the park entrance. We saw tucans and monkeys in the hotel grounds. The staff is very attentive and helpful. The food served at the restaurant is delicious same as the free breakfast. We had two rooms on the 3rd... More 

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Pleasanton, California
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61 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at the San Bada! This was our final week of our 5 week South/Central American Holiday. It was set up to give us time to relax and unwind after 4 weeks of adventure ... And it was exactly that. This is off season, so we basically had the resort to ourselves. The staff was kind... More 

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful hotel. Friendly and helpful staff. Conveniently located right next to national park. Easy access to beach. Great swimming pools at hotel. Great view of the ocean from our room. Would definitely return here

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We left Sarasota, Florida and now live in Cariari, Costa Rica
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

Firstly, the front desk staff was outstanding from the start and the Wait Staff was excellent from the young waiter "Emilio" who help us make the right decision from the start with appetizers and outstanding suggestions. The senior Bartender and Waiter Pedro Selva Robles has a tremendous personality and an extremely patient "Guy" helping us with our poor Spanish Speaking... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel San Bada brand new Hotel located right next to Manuel Antonio National Park entrance, and a few steps to Manuel Antonio Beach, Costa Rica.Rooms with National Park jungle and ocean view balconies. Discover the wildlife from your balcony and listen to the ocean. The biggest pool in the area with water slide, waterfalls and a pool bar. A private pool for adults at the terrace, with ocean and jungle view, perfect sunset spot! Our amenities:-Restaurant-Access to the public beach-Pool bar-Power generator in case of electricity shortout-Elevator-Biggest pool-Kids pool-Adults pool with ocean view-Snack Bar-WiFi-Free spacious parking, no driving needed once you are at the resort, everything is in walking distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel San Bada

Address: Next to Manuel Antonio National Park Entrance | Manuel Antonio Beach, Manuel Antonio National Park 6350, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: ₹ 11,354 - ₹ 20,176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel San Bada 3.5*
Number of rooms: 67
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#3 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#6 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“Some fixtures may need fixing - but staff on hand are helpful.”
 of 5 bubbles badcafe, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I think the fifth floor has beach views. We had a fourth floor room and loved the view of the forest canopy.”
 of 5 bubbles 979dougk, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Request 5th Floor with Ocean View”
 of 5 bubbles genes252, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There are no bad rooms here. They all have a beach view!”
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“Ocean View Room is highly recommended!!!”
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