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Hornchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2012 via mobile

This is a great hotel. Check in was easy as we were part of a group. My room (20) was gorgeous. Big four poster bed, lots of space and very clean. The pool was lovely and refreshing and the pool towels were handy. Breakfast was amazing! I loved the chocolate pancakes.

Thank Beckyboo1986
Pensacola, Florida, United States
Reviewed 3 August 2012

We go to Costa every year. Although there are lots of places I have yet to explore, I always spend time at the Hotel California near Quepos. A tropical five-star hotel with great service, it is a remarkable experience. The staff, Haylin Arroyo and her coworker Jesse, we now call family.

Thank Scott W
Orlando, Florida, United States
Reviewed 24 July 2012

Hola, my name is Lorena, I stayed at the California Hotel week of 7/16/2012. The staff : Alex, Alonso helped us out with arrangements from airport to the hotel Haylin, Edgar Vivi and Irwin provided us with their knowledge of the tours and the goings on in Manuel Antonio. Always a happy group willing to help us out. I had...

Thank Lorena O
Pinellas Park, Florida
Reviewed 13 July 2012

Six years in a row and nothing but a very peacful, relaxing time.

Thank Bob K
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 4 July 2012

Great value for what you are spending. Edgar provided excellent personable service and we highly recommend him for his guided tours of the national park.

Thank laura h
Atlantic Beach, Florida
Reviewed 6 June 2012

the staff has changed, the owner hires employees that steal from her and visitors! Although the view is exceptional, for the price and the risk of being robbed, it is not worth it!!!

3Thank Kathy L
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Dear Readers and Members of Trip Advisor. We fired an employee a few months ago over some thefts. The employee is knowledgeable about Trip Advisor and knows how to use it. We are investigating several commentaries made on Trip Advisor as we suspect that were motivated by a recent court hearing we had with that employee. If you any question,...

San Diego
Reviewed 5 June 2012

This hotel was having problems when we arrived. Several in our group had to change rooms because their original rooms smelled very bad. The electricity was out and our room had no running water at first. We ate dinner at the hotel and it seemed the bartender, waiter, cook, and cashier were all the same person. It was 1.5 hrs...

1Thank AndySD
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 18 April 2012

Hotel California was a nice getaway place. The rooms were a decent sized room with a good size bathroom. There is a TV in the room, fridge, safe (though mine didn't work), air conditioning, closet, & in room coffee maker. There is also a nice balcony off most if not all rooms. There is plenty of hot water for the...

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Reviewed 20 March 2012

Rooms are pretty minimal, but very clean. Half the lights in our room were burnt out, and the phone is impossible to use, but those things aren't deal breakers for me. What was a deal breaker was the restaurant. They seriously should just close it down and not even bother. The wait for food is atrocious, like at least 45...

Thank Jillian P
Cobourg, Canada
Reviewed 17 March 2012

After a busy couple of weeks on tour in Costa Rica, the Hotel California was a great place to just chill out and relax. It's quite and feels like you're right in the jungle. The room was clean and comfortable and the bed very nice with plenty of pillows. The fridge is very handy for keeping snacks and drinks so...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel California, Ocean View hotel !!! Great place to experience the peace of paradise and the thrill of local attractions. Located in beautiful Manuel Antonio with awesome views of the Pacific Ocean from our 12 Deluxe rooms and mountain view from our 15 Standard rooms.Our rooms are very comfortable & spacious with complete privacy, balcony, air conditioning, satellite television, telephones, hot water and mini- refrigerators.The hotel features a variety of services including honeymoon packages, surfing and sport fishing, canopy tours, Estuary Tours, White Water Rafting, Sailing Tours and can arrange for any other activities you might be looking for during your vacation in Costa Rica. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel California

Address: 200 mts east from Blue Monkey Hotel, Manuel Antonio National Park 60601, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: ₹ 6,003 - ₹ 10,164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel California 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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#3 Best Value Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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 of 5 bubbles celad2001, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles omara377, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rooms to the right hand side, when facing the water have the better view of the ocean, since there is more canopy to the left.”
 of 5 bubbles KAVancouver, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Get a room with ocean view, it's really great”
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“Top floor, all rooms have an awesome view for sure!”
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