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Hotel Playa Espadilla

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We stayed at this hotel 2 nights because it was highly recommended by the company that prepared our tour. All they mentioned as positive points was true: great location, awesome food at their restaurant, very clean and comfortable rooms, and mainly an outstanding staff. The landscape is beautiful and very well kept, their proximity to Manuel Antonio National Park is...

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Reviewed 12 June 2016

We always stay here because it is the most bang for your buck. Nice rooms, nice pool, great staff, great food, close to the park, close to the strip, close to the beach. Sometimes the monkeys come right to the hotel! We are never disappointed.

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Milena C, Director de Recepción at Hotel Playa Espadilla, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice comments. We hope you can come back very soon! and enjoy the beaches, the nature, the food, and watch the monkeys hopin from tree to tree... All the best, Milena

Swansea
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Stayed here for 4 nights at the end of our tour of Costa Rica. It is very close to the National Park. The rooms are large but noisy air-conditioning. The pool is great to relax in but the best part of the hotel is the restaurant. Enjoyed our steak dinner so much we never went anywhere else to eat. Service...

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Milena C, Director de Recepción at Hotel Playa Espadilla, responded to this review

Hello thanks for taking time to make a review of the property, we really aprecciate your comments. We´ll put special attention to the noise on the Ac and fix it righ away. Your comments makes us better every day. We are very happy you liked the pool and restaurant. Thanks again for recommneding Milena

Belford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

The tour company we booked through to visit Manuel Antonio Park use this hotel as a drop of point and it is where you have dinner before driving back to San Jose. I was pleasantly surprised by this hotel as it was not what I expected. We arrived back early from the park so sat and had some drinks before...

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Chateauneuf de Grasse, France
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

We spent 2 nights at the hotel playa espadilla then we didn't want to leave the place. It's very close to the Manuel Antonio park and close to the beach. The pool area is very nice and the staff is always there to serve you. We had very good cocktails (and happy hours :), and we had the opportunity to...

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

Thanks for your comments! we are glad you liked our property and hope you can come back very soon. The hotel is located very close to Manuel Antonio National Park( , so is very common to see lots of birds and monkeys around! :-) thanks for comming again.

Wokingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Highly recommended for its location, pool, bar, restaurant, service. The grounds are lovely but not all the rooms have a picturesque view. We spoke to people who were staying in nice hotels in the Manuel Antonio region (but a mile or so along a road with no footpath) so were envious of the location of our hotel. A short walk...

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Sollentuna, Sweden
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Having experienced both four stars and three plus stars hotels here in CR we found this hotel much better than it's 2+ stars category. I would say it's at least 3+ category. Rooms are large and the king size bed is comfy. Bathroom is a bit small but clean and functional. Friendly staff and within 5 min walk to the...

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

Hello, Thanks for your review. We apreciate you take the time and write about hotel´s category, its actually 3 stars. also thanks for writing about the king bed - we use high standard linens.- as well as our cook always doing his best to satisfy our guests. Thanks agian!

Goes, The Netherlands
Reviewed 23 March 2016

hi travellar, This hotel is one block from the Pacific Ocean and very close to Manuel Antonio NP. On walking distanceThe pool is surrounded by beautiful plants and birds, right next to the outdoor bar and restaurant. the breakfast is delicious. Rooms are spacious and the refrigerator was stocked with drinks. Rooms are spotless. Rooms are in 2 storey blocks....

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 22 March 2016

This hotel was in a good location, a few minutes walk to Manuel Antonio National Park and the public beach. We (2 adults and a 6 year old child) stayed here for 4 nights. Negatives: only one key was provided for the room, the bathroom was rundown, and the air conditioner was loud. Positives: pleasant small pool that wasn't really...

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

hello phladun, thanks for your comments always helps us to get better in all the areas. - threre´s two key set for each room, its given upon request - we´ll check on the air conditioning noise and make sure to fix it or chage it righ away. Our chef and cooking staff, once again, making our clients very happy serving...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2016

A great hotel for your stay in Manuel Antonio. Close to the National Park and the beach. Nice large room (3 beds) and good shower. Lovely pool, excellent Pina Coladas. Good breakfast, especially on the day when we had individual choices from the menu. Dinner very nice, accompanied by an excellent guitarist. We loved to take an early morning walk...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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: ₹ 10,567 - ₹ 13,095 (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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“get an upstairs room!”
Brightonellie, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Our room faced the pool, which was a bit nicer view than some and closer to the restaurant”
W2846GZjulier, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Book lower floor if you are older and other side to the road to see more animals.”
GeoffStrack, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms have high ceilings. Some rooms have kitchenettes.”
DealHawk2, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“down floor or upstairs (there is no lift)”
schliek, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
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