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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 23 August 2011

We stayed in Cabinas Manolo as a "basecamp" for tours we booked with them to Corcovado and Cano Island. The grounds are nice, the room also (you have to know how to use the shower to have hot water, there was a switch on the showerhead!). We thought that the town of Drake was not that pretty and very noisy...

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Mauricio20, Director de Recepción at Cabinas Manolo, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice feedback......

San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 7 August 2011

We staid in Cabinas Manolo during July, and this is a great place, people are extremly friendly and charming... The restaurant has prices pretty cheap, and excellent food are served everyday... Tours and activities are really interesting... Corcovado National Park is one of the best parks that you can visit there..

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Mauricio M, Front Office Manager at Cabinas Manolo, responded to this review

Hi there. Thanks for your comments. It was a pleasure to have had you in our place.

San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 6 August 2011

I stayed at Cabinas Manolo for 3 nights and it was great! People are very welcoming and are always up to help you if u need anything. If u plan to eat in their restaurant u'll have to wait a lil bit before getting your food, but trust me when i say it is for good because the food IS...

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Hayward, California
Reviewed 4 August 2011

I really hated staying here. There is no hot water in the showers and there were no blankets for the beds. There is no glass in the windows, so the bugs (no-see-ums and mites) still get through the screens to eat you at night time if you're prone to bites. I had emailed about whether the hotel could accommodate me...

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Mauricio20, Director de Recepción at Cabinas Manolo, responded to this review

As soon as we read this comment we really felt unconfortable. We want to clarify certain points regarding this feedback... There are not bars close to our cabins, I mean, it is kind of impossible to hear any kind of noise close to our cabins besides the birds singing on the trees. Sometimes, like once a year, there are local...

Palmela, Portugal
Reviewed 19 July 2011

Very nice rooms, spacious and very clean. Very nice and helpfull staff and the tour guide,is great,very professional.Great location,near beach. Ohhh,Breakfast was great,absolutely delicious.So was the meals and natural juices.”

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Mauricio20, Director de Recepción at Cabinas Manolo, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments and good feedback...

Zaandam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 July 2011

We stayed at Manolo for 3 nights and we had a great stay. The familiy who runs the hotel are very friendly and the rooms are nice and clean. The food they serve in the restaurant, what is also a part of the hotel is also good. When we were there, we done 2 trips, 1 to the national park...

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Costa Rica
Reviewed 9 July 2011

Mauricio was extremely helpful and kind. He booked us a tour of Sirena for the next day, showed us native plants - cacao, almonds, cashews, sugar cane, and even a cinnamon tree, spent time just chatting with us about life in Drake Bay, and introduced us to the local English teacher. The room was basic but clean and cost us...

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Mauricio M, Front Office Manager at Cabinas Manolo, responded to this review

Thanks for your useful comments. We try to do the best to make guests feel happy.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 29 June 2011

I stayed at Cabinas Manolo along with two other friends and we absolutely loved it! How to start, the staff is super friendly and helpful. We arrived on friday late afternoon and they arranged a driver to pick us up at the beach. As soon we got there, our room was ready and I must say we got way more...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 13 June 2011

We stayed in April for 3 nights at manolo, because we got a recommendation from another traveler. We stayed in room with a own hot shower and toilet. The room was very clean and it was cleaned every day. On the porch we had a hammock for relaxing. Manolo offers free internet and on the terrace in front of the...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 June 2011

My son and I stayed at this simple, clean place. The food, included in the package, was wholesome, delicious fare . I am a vegetarian and they tried their best to make sure I was happy. Wonderful family helped by their engaging, witty and talented nephew, Maurizio. His English is impeccable to a fault! They work with the best guides...

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cabinas Manolo is located in downtown Drake Bay at 250 meters from the beach. Cabinas Manolo is run by a Costarican family, so it is much easier for us to make you feel like in home. We offer a personalized service. Cabinas Manolo is like a home away from home. The restaurant has a wide variety of delicious and tasty dishes every day. Vegetarian and special diets can be accommodated. Tours: We offer tours to Corcovado National Park, Caño Island, dolphins and whale watch, horseback rides, kayaks, mangrove tours, night hike tour, sport fish and other tours around the zone. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cabinas Manolo

Address: Drake Bay | Drake Bay downtown, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Drake Bay
Price Range: ₹ 1,490 - ₹ 2,267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cabinas Manolo 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Check the website to check the rooms they offer and book the tour to Corcovado with them ;)”
piokar, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms have more air/ventilation.”
trippou, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“we enjoyed the villa as we had our own private bathroom, all other rooms seemed to share bathrooms and showers outside of their room. i have photos on my google + if you would like to see them, but the photos on trip advisor are accurate”
124catg, 28 Jun 2015 | Read review
“If you get the chance, rent the room which is under their “house”. A little far from the reception but you get a real nice quiet place, which is also closer to the town/beach (50mts closer).”
C982TYfernandom, 2 Jan 2015 | Read review
“up stairs is better because of the cockroach”
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