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Hotel Playa Espadilla

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Durham
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed here 5 nights at the end of our touring Costa Rica. we had a basic room which was lovely. Everything we needed provided in the shower. ON some mornings hubby couldn't get hot water though and at night after my shower his was cool. Coffee provided each day. Tv to watch. One complaint the only mirror is in...

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Haliburton, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights in February. Short walk to the beach for morning walks and sunsets. We had the junior suite...just loved the room. We had a large jacuzzi tub and a fridge...and robes and wine glasses. The free breakfasts were above average. The swimming pool and happy hour drinks were a delight. The temperature of the pool...

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London
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best of the five hotels that we have stayed in while on our trip to Costa Rica. All have been rated around three stars but the Espadilla hotel deserves to be at least four star for the facilities and for where it is located. Throughout staff have been friendly and helpful, free and good Wi-Fi, free safe and rooms done...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel Playa Espadilla is a beautyful hotel with pool and tenniscourt, pooltable and a very nice Restaurant upper scale. Rooms are average but the resort is perfect. Poolbar great poolside and perfect stuff are making this place more than recomandable

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Thank mantomen123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely hotel! The grounds are lush, beautifully manicured and maintained, and close to the forest with a nature trail. In the evenings and mornings, howler monkeys can be heard nearby. The pool area is relaxing and the open-air restaurant serves very good food in a restful, classy ambiance. Definitely eat there!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We thought we were booking a 3 or 4 star hotel and so we were disappointed in the room. It was like a Motel 6 with thin walls. Very basic room and the bathroom was small. Could not get hot water in the sink. Bed was comfortable enough and glad to see a fridge. The restaurant was a nice surprise,...

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1Thank davidg5552017
Ayrshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights at the end of our tour of Costa Rica and had a lovely time.We were upgraded to a superior room which had it's own separate kitchen with coffee maker,microwave,full size fridge freezer and a two ring cooker.There were two double beds and a built in wardrobe with a safe.Reception will also lend you an...

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Zaragoza
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Located 50m off the main strip gives the Espadilla a more peaceful air. Nice spacious rooms with fridge, safe box, 2 double beds and an inbuilt wardrobe and air-conditioning. Breakfast is good and like many Costa Rican hotels is served outside in a covered area. Dinner is good, perhaps too many sauces and perhaps expensive but service is exceptional. No...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Close to the park and the beach. Best restaurant food we've had the whole trip. Our family stayed at Hotel Playa Espadilla over a long weekend. It's tucked away just off the 300 meter entrance road to the park (look for the sign) about 100 meters from the beach and the main road through town. Really quiet spot. I have...

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Milena C, Front Office Manager at Hotel Playa Espadilla, responded to this review

Dear Jim, We thank you for the excellent description you' ve given the property. We are pleased to know that your vacation was enjoyable. Hoping you and your family can come back soon... all the best!

Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

This is an ideal location for exploring Manuel Antonio National Park. The park is less than a 10 minute walk from the hotel as is the beach. If planning a park visit, be aware that the line for tickets can be very long, slow moving, and mostly under the hot sun. The beach within the park is much nicer than...

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Milena C, Front Office Manager at Hotel Playa Espadilla, responded to this review

Hello Marianne, We appreciate your kind comments about the Hotel Playa Espadilla and surroundings. Thanks for writing about the park visit. For next time, if its too crowd, we can have the tickets in advance by request on the front desk. And also for our future guests to know,the hotel have tour desk, where you can sign up for the...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is located within a 2 minute walk from the main entrance of the majestic National Park of Manuel Antonio. Hotel Playa Espadilla offers well equipped and cozy rooms, in the best Costa Rican atmosphere. The hotel`s own Biological Reserve is a special area for those who enjoy to hike and get in contact with nature. Costa Rican owned and runned. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Playa Espadilla

Address: 300 metros antes de la entrada al Parque Nacional, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: ₹ 10,725 - ₹ 14,584 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Playa Espadilla 2.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Playa Espadilla Hotel
Hotel Style:
#14 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“Book lower floor if you are older and other side to the road to see more animals.”
 of 5 bubbles GeoffStrack, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms have high ceilings. Some rooms have kitchenettes.”
 of 5 bubbles DealHawk2, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“down floor or upstairs (there is no lift)”
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