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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Reviewed 2 August 2014

When asking something of the service personnel, the standard response was, 'It is my pleasure.' Over dinner, our last night here, my husband said, 'It is dangerous being so pampered.' Will any other resort live up to Hotel Parador? This establishment has raised the bar.

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We have to repeat your words and say "it truly was our pleasure" to have you stay with us and pamper you. Please come visit again soon so you can enjoy more of Costa Rica and Parador's pura vida!

San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 August 2014

Unless you are with family, not a place for single people as they cater to families with children. If you are trying to stay in one of their economical rooms which can run for about $200 a night, you'll be disappointed as the room is very basic and the bathroom, well, let's just say that the gym bathroom is much...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Dear Alex, Thank you for choosing Parador Resort & Spa for your stay in Manuel Antonio. We are sad to hear about your experience as our goal is to always exceed our guests' expectations. However, thank you for your feedback as it helps us improve our product. Please note that in addition to families, the resort also caters to singles...

Mississippi
Reviewed 1 August 2014

The hotel has a great location and quality staff. Every time we left and came back to the premises the security guard would take our room number and write it down. This made me feel like someone would know if something happened to me. The restaurant food was very good, and our 19-year-old son looked forward to eating there at...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Dear Pam, Thank you so much for choosing Parador Resort & Spa for your vacation in Manuel Antonio and for sharing your experience in this forum. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed our service, amenities, food and Manuel Antonio National Park tour by our tour desk. Thank for commending the service of our staff including Adrianna and...

Maryland
Reviewed 31 July 2014

I will start by saying that our family traveled around most of western Costa Rica on vacation- and I would advise others NOT to do that. We had very uneven hotel experiences before arriving at Hotel Parador so were very weary of what to expect when we arrived. The staff heard that we had not really been enjoying our vacation...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Dear Chessie Travels, Thank you so much for choosing Parador Resort & Spa for your vacation in Manuel Antonio and for sharing your experience in this forum. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your room, the vistas, food, amenities, tours and the amazing wildlife that surrounds the resort. We hope to welcome you back in the near...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 30 July 2014

I really searched to find the perfect place to stay; I wanted beach, I wanted mountains and I wanted rain forest. The Hotel Parador is literally at the end of a long winding mountain ride, overlooking the pacific ocean with gorgeous views. A SUPER short walk away is a private little beach that is very nice, used by locals and...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Parador Resort & Spa for your vacation in Manuel Antonio. We are so happy to hear that our resort exceeded your expectations and that you enjoyed all that Parador has to offer. Thank you for sharing your experience with other travelers in this forum and hope to welcome you back in the near future....

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 30 July 2014

We liked the hotel very much. The service was excellent and the people were very kind. The food was very good and there where many restaurants in the area. The location was very good , close to Quepos and Manuel Antonio park. The people at the tour desk where very helpful and we took a couple of the tours they...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Dear Jaime, Thank you for choosing Parador Resort & Spa for your vacation in Manuel Antonio. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the food, amenities, service and the tours provided by our Quepos Aventura Tour Desk. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Pura vida!

Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 30 July 2014

After staying in more rustic resorts in the north central part of Costa Rica we really enjoyed the Eco-luxury that the Parador resort provided for the last 4 days of our vacation. A room upgrade set the stage for a delightful stay. Howler monkeys climbed in the trees right outside our room and white faced capuchin monkeys played on the...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Parador Resort & Spa for your vacation in Manuel Antonio. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your room, the food, the amazing wildlife surrounding the resort and the tours provided by our Tour Desk. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Pura vida!

Reviewed 30 July 2014

The scenery was great and the service remarkable. I went with my two kids, and we all had a wonderful time. There are activities for the whole family. The food was great also. This is the hotel you want to go if you want luxury and comfort in the middle of a beautiful natural park.

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Dear Luis, We are so happy to hear that you chose Parador Resort & Spa for your vacation in Manuel Antonio and that you and your family enjoyed your time with us! We hope to welcome you back again in the near future. Pura vida!

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Stayed for 4 nights and wished that I would have stayed longer. The hotel arranged transportation from the airport. We were greeted with refreshing towels and bottled water. When we arrived to the hotel they also greeted my family with drinks and icecream for the kids. Staff was polite and helpful. The property has sloths, monkeys, iguanas and a trail...

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time out to write your review. We appreciate reading all the great kudos and certainly the observations, as well, as they help us to keep making our product—and our guests' vacation—better and better. We hope to see you again in Manuel Antonio! Pura Vida, amigos!

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for three days. The hotel has monkeys, hummingbirds, and iguanas. The grounds are immaculately kept and the staff is on the ball for any requests. The food at breakfast was great and our room was clean and nice. We had a wonderful time and its close to the main street where there are a ton of restaurants...

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed your stay at Parador—thank you for taking the time to write a recommendation! We hope to see you again in Costa Rica in the not so far future. Pura Vida, amigos!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Parador Resort & Spa, Costa Rica’s premier eco-luxury resort. Sitting high above the Central Pacific coastline, this award-winning hotel is built on 12 acres of rainforest in beautiful Manuel Antonio, just minutes from Costa Rica’s best beaches.Known for its dedication to preserving and protecting Mother Nature as well as its first-class amenities, Parador offers a long list of activities for your enjoyment and a staff ready to accommodate your every need. Experience inspired cuisine. Take a walk along a white sand beach. Swing through the rainforest canopy. Or simply relax and take in the view from your splendid suite. It’s all about responsible luxury, pura vida style. Parador Resort & Spa… Where Green Is More Than Just A Color. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Parador

Address: | Quepos, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: $297 - $792 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Parador 4*
Number of rooms: 121
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Hotel Parador Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#4 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#4 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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