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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rooftop bar”(53 reviews)
“caravan tour”(43 reviews)
“congo restaurant”(38 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday

Wonderful hotel nestled between the beach and rainforest, best of both worlds. From check-in to check-out, the front desk staff was always available for assistance and information and treated us like their most valued guests. Both restaurants were top notch in food and service and...More

Thank cvproperties1
Reviewed 2 days ago

I decided to take my daughter on a vacation to Costa Rica. We wanted to hit a few regions, and Manuel Antonio was one of them. We decided to stay at Hotel San Bada, and glad we did. It is located right next door to...More

Thank kriss710
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This hotel was so nice and awesome for my family of 4!! The kids loved the swimming pool and how close it is to Manuel Antonio (literally next door about 50 feet away)! The rooms were so clean and spacious! Additionally, the best part of...More

Thank Mario M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The only reason we chose this place was for it’s perfect location, 50m from Manuel Antonio’s entrance gate, so we could enter the park right at the opening before the bus loads of tourists float in. We were surprised when told at the reception that...More

Thank hubair26
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently booked 5 nights at San Bada and left after one night with no refund. The hotel is rundown, the chairs by the pool broken and uncomfortable, and the rooms very small with small beds. Everything we ate at the restaurants tasted bad. We...More

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GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Hot Tub
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$ 152 - US$ 310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio
#9 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 152 - US$ 310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio
#9 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (831)
Room & Suite (255)
Pool & Beach (147)
Dining (74)
Amenities (33)
Family and Play Areas (6)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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17 July 2018|
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Response from chasnative | Reviewed this property |
The surroundings seemed fine. We did not experience any trouble in the day. We took the car at night simply because of where we wanted to go. The hotel had good beach/pool towels. Just be certain to return them when you... More
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2 July 2018|
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Response from SouthOztraveller | Reviewed this property |
We don't know, but questions I raised via the internet were promptly answered. Pool was too cold for us in March
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NEBGENE
26 February 2018|
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Response from Barbara H | Reviewed this property |
Checking their website for this info is a great idea! My traveling companion thinks there is a dryer in each room, but doesn't really remember.
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Room Tips
"Higher floors for a better view, eye to eye with the howlers!"
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"Most of the lower rooms offer a view of the jungle so there is not a lot of choice."
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"There are rooms on levels 1-5. Rooftop bar, adults only pool, and sushi restaurant are on the 6th floor..."
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"All rooms have balconies facing ocean. The Suites are incredible!"
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