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Hotel San Bada

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Harrison, Michigan
Reviewed 17 January 2016

This is a great spot to stay , relax, and visit the great national park. We enjoyed listening to the monkey calls in the morning off of our balcony! WOW! You don't do that very often. We will visit here again in future years! 5 Stars!

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SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for the 5 star rating! We are thrilled that you had such an amazing time here in San Bada. The animals are definitely an exciting experience. your positive feedback really encourages us and lets us know that our hotel is reaching its full potential. We are happy to hear of your plans to return! Warm regards,...

Herts
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

The hotel is perfectly situated next to the park so you can see and hear the wildlife and visit with ease. Staff are very helpful especially Waiter. Rooms are spacious and pool is excellent. Only drawback is daily tour guests who swarm in and out and feel they have priority over the other guests.

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SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your 5 star rating, We are very glad that you enjoyed our amenities and service. The wildlife is an integral part of this hotel and we are happy that you got to experience that. We do apologize for the tour guests but we want to assure you that all of our guests have...

Sarasota, Florida, United States
Reviewed 6 January 2016

This hotel was very charming, clean and had wonderful service. The proximity to Manuel Antonio Park is, of course, a plus, but the hotel itself is a very comfortable place to spend some time. We walked to the park and spent time there, but also spent time at the hotel. We were a party of three, and the staff brought...

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SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear Martha S., Thank you for your feedback and 5-star rating, We are very pleased that your stay with us was so enjoyable. We are happy that you got to see the surrounding area but also very happy that you were so comfortable inside as well. We know most guests spend a lot of time exploring the outdoors but we...

Okemos Michigan
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We had 8 family members stay at San Bada during early January 2016. Our rooms were ocean view. During our stay we were treated with a smile and a desire to make our visit the best it could be. The pools are wonderful, the pool bar and 6th floor casual dining are perfect for poolside refreshments. Today they went out...

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SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your valued feedback! It is great to hear that you received great service and enjoyed all that our hotel has to offer. We want all our guests to feel like they are at home but also be pampered. We do apologize for the service in the restaurant; there may have been unique circumstances. We take...

Martinsville, Indiana
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We arrived at San Bada at night and we were welcomed with a fruit cocktail, what a nice touch! The hotel looks impressive. It is a six-story hotel with two swimming pools. We really enjoyed the main pool because it is so large and nice. The other pool, on the sixth floor, is very small and warm. The good thing...

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SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review, We would first like to apologize about the toilet incident. The toilets in the hotel and surrounding areas do not allow toilet paper to be flushed because they are eco-friendly. There could have been a previous problem that was not visible to our staff and we are very sorry that you had to...

The Villages, Florida
Reviewed 3 January 2016

This was the best hotel we stayed in while we toured Costa Rica. The hotel is at the entrance to the Manuel Antonio National Park. Beautiful grounds and a wonderful hotel with very helpful, friendly people who worked there.

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SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing our hotel! We are thrilled that your stay was the best so far in Costa Rica. We try very hard to make our hotel clean and our staff as friendly as possible. Our staff love hospitality and will do whatever is necessary to assure you have a good time. We hope you can visit...

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 31 December 2015

We have been to Manuel Antonio many times and this was the 1st time we tried Hotel San Bada. This proved to be a very good choice for us. Walking distance to the beach was very cool and being able to walk to different dining options in the evening another plus. The pool area is relaxing and the pool bar(s)...

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SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback, We are very pleased that you decided to stay with us this time.We are glad our staff was so positive and helped make your stay enjoyable. The location is indeed perfect for walking to the beach and little shops and restaurants. We are so close to the National Park, we even have some...

Appleton, Wisconsin
Reviewed 29 December 2015

We stayed during recent family vacation. All rooms are very clean and spacious. - Food: Very good - Staff: Excellent - Location: Perfect. Next to National park. 5 minute walk to the beach. - Easy to get taxi to go around

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SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is great to hear that you and your family enjoyed the stay here and our friendly staff. We work very hard to make this hotel perfect for our guests. Our houskeeping staff works very hard to keep the rooms nicew and clean and they do so without using harmful cleaning agents that may harm our nearby wildlife....

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 28 December 2015

I have had little success with hotels in Costa Rica, so was not expecting anything much. But I liked this place. We stayed in one of the premium level rooms on the higher floor. Even though we were below the pool and bar, and even though surrounded by trees (I have had too many 5am monkey wake up calls to...

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SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear guest, We are happy that we were able to offer you a nice stay. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your room and bathroom without being woken up by surrounding animals. We will take in account all of your comments and apply them directly to ou services so your next experience may be even better. We are...

Hartford, CT
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

San Bada looks impressive at first glance. Its location next to the Manuel Antonio park and within walking distance to the beach is it's best feature. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. The hotel itself, however, is a bit decrepit. While our room was generally acceptable, the pool area was grimy and rarely had a clean wiped down table....

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel San Bada brand new Hotel located right next to Manuel Antonio National Park entrance, and a few steps to Manuel Antonio Beach, Costa Rica.Rooms with National Park jungle and ocean view balconies. Discover the wildlife from your balcony and listen to the ocean. The biggest pool in the area with water slide, waterfalls and a pool bar. A private pool for adults at the terrace, with ocean and jungle view, perfect sunset spot! Our amenities:-Restaurant-Access to the public beach-Pool bar-Power generator in case of electricity shortout-Elevator-Biggest pool-Kids pool-Adults pool with ocean view-Snack Bar-WiFi-Free spacious parking, no driving needed once you are at the resort, everything is in walking distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel San Bada

Address: Next to Manuel Antonio National Park Entrance | Manuel Antonio Beach, Manuel Antonio National Park 6350, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: $214 - $392 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel San Bada 3.5*
Number of rooms: 67
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Hotel San Bada Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
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#3 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#8 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“The higher floor the room is the better view you get”
almami3333, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Sneak peek of inside of the suite by the National Park. That looked like an excellent location and the room was beautiful.”
jdg2024, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were on the third which had a very nice view.”
569kathleena, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“5th floor is good for views”
Barbmom1, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room 507-great view, jacuzzi tub”
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