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Parador Resort and Spa

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 280*
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Middletown, California
Reviewed 21 January 2015

Gorgeous gorgeous property. Our travel agent booked this place for us and we just glanced at the website and thought it looked fine. When we arrived and were greeted with a cold towel and fruity icy welcome drink I realized what we'd stepped into. The hotel is impeccable. The grounds, the gardens, service...very impressive. The pools are lovely and plentiful....

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for letting us know you enjoyed your stay with us. It's always a pleasure to know we exceeded expectations! We look forward to serving you again on a future visit to Manuel Antonio. Pura vida!

burbank ca
Reviewed 21 January 2015

It is easy to write a great review but the real way to see if a hotel is good is how they deal with adversity. I give them an a+++!.here is the story. When we first arrived we had room 114. We got there and it was on the ground floor, very outdated no view at all. In the back...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your experience this forum. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the food ambiance and service. Thank you for your kind words about Carlo, Michael and Jorge; we share with him. We apologize for the inconvenience with the room and are happy to hear that our service exceeded your expectations....

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 20 January 2015

This hotel probably has the best view out of any place I have stayed. We are not huge fans of all-inclusive resorts so this was a happy medium with multiple restaurants options right on the property. Highly recommend! The hotel is down a long, windy, narrow road that isn't so easily walked (especially with luggage), so if you don't have...

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review! Write ups like this help us pinpoint where we are doing well and what we need to work on—every comment is welcome. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to be able to serve you again on a future visit to Costa Rica. Pura...

Burnsville
Reviewed 19 January 2015

What a beautiful hotel and gardens. Our room was on the 3rd floor overlooking the ocean, gardens and the adults only pool. Our room was quiet, clean, lovely. Pool sparkling, staff friendly and helpful. Breakfast buffet had made to order eggs, omelets and delicious fruit. We saw howler monkeys, lol, that liked to howl around 1:30 am... A sloth was...

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sandyfeet, We're so happy you enjoyed our hotel to the fullest! We'll have a talk with those monkeys about waking up our guests at that time of night... lol We hope you took plenty of pictures of our resident wildlife to take back home so you are inspired to return. Pura vida!

Reviewed 17 January 2015 via mobile

The grounds of this resort are beautiful--ocean views and clean and pristine pool. We saw a sloth on the grounds as well, very cool. However: do not stay here unless you can afford one of the nicer suites. We heard these were very nice. We unfortunately had booked a garden room. Although the view from the window was fine-nice view...

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Rachel, We’re glad to know you enjoyed our grounds and the beauty of our corner of paradise, but we regret to hear your experience in the rooms did not meet your expectations. We endeavored to make your stay as pleasant as possible as this is always our goal with our guests. We apologize that we weren’t able to guarantee...

Reviewed 16 January 2015

I cannot recommend a place with a better view in Costa Rica. Our room was fabulous. We were in a corner room that could see all of the peninsula (ask for room 423. . trust me). When we walked out on our balcony we were stunned by the view. We could see the oceans on 2 sides, the pool, and...

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Heather, We're so glad you enjoyed our hotel! We will definitely take into consideration your comments and check in with our daytime concierge—we are all about great service and strive to make sure it's consistently fabulous for all of our guests. We look forward to seeing you again on another visit to Costa Rica. Pura vida!

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 16 January 2015

The Hotel Parador is the stuff of vacation dreams. When traveling to a new place, one never really knows what to expect...when I walked into the Parador, it was jaw-dropping. Perched on a hill in Manuel Antonio, the double infinity pools look out over the expansive Pacific. The restaurants are fabulous (and a buffet breakfast is included). A Monkey trail...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Kate, Thank so much for sharing your experience with other travelers! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed all our amenities, service, hospitality including the amazing wildlife that surround our little piece of paradise. We hope to welcome you back in the near future! Pura vida!

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 14 January 2015

We were at the Parador for three days and stayed in room 3511. It is a beautiful room, but somewhat typical. I had asked for a jungle view, which this room did not have. We did have a lovely view of the ocean in the distance. We had a really good time while at this hotel, but have to admit...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear JW, Thank you for sharing your experience about your stay in Parador. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay although you could no see much of the wildlife around the resort. Unfortunately, we can't control Mother Nature! We hope to welcome you back in the not too distant future. Pura vida!

New York City, New York
Reviewed 12 January 2015

This is not really a hotel, but rather an amazing destination that happens to be in the center of paradise. Try the 300 level or for something extra special try room 413. You will love it. The Parador is a restful glorious experience all the way around. The leadership is fabulous. Sylvia Hernandez is the Manager of the hotel and...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Susan, We're thrilled to hear about your experience in our little piece paradise! Thank you so much for your kind comments about our staff; we will share with them! We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Pura vida!

Rome, Italy
Reviewed 11 January 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights for the last part of a 3-week trip and it was the most luxurious hotel we stayed in. The room was clean and comfortable, with a balcony, huge bathroom and 2 huge beds. The pools has the warmest water in them we have ever experienced, matched only by the warmth of the sea water...

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time out to write such a detailed review. We truly appreciate the kudos as much as we do the suggestions, as we always strive to make our guest experience unforgettable in the best sense of the word. We hope to see you again on a future visit to our beautiful country. Pura vida!

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Parador Resort & Spa, Costa Rica’s premier eco-luxury resort. Sitting high above the Central Pacific coastline, this award-winning hotel is built on 12 acres of rainforest in beautiful Manuel Antonio, just minutes from Costa Rica’s best beaches.Known for its dedication to preserving and protecting Mother Nature as well as its first-class amenities, Parador offers a long list of activities for your enjoyment and a staff ready to accommodate your every need. Experience inspired cuisine. Take a walk along a white sand beach. Swing through the rainforest canopy. Or simply relax and take in the view from your splendid suite. It’s all about responsible luxury, pura vida style. Parador Resort & Spa… Where Green Is More Than Just A Color. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Parador Resort and Spa

Address: | Punta Quepos, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: ₹ 11,243 - ₹ 29,104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Parador Resort and Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 121
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Resort Parador
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#4 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#5 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“A large number will have views overlooking the Pacific.”
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“We had a room on the upper level with a beautiful view.”
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