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Winnipeg, Manitoba
Reviewed 13 February 2013

Our group of 9 with G Adventures stayed here January 2013. Room was large, mini fridge, a/c, and patio. No ocean view but it didn't matter. Very clean, however a/c was a little noisy. Nice pool and jacuzzi. Open air restaurant had a great ocean view and food was excellent. Service was great. Monkeys on the balconies were a bonus!...

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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 2 February 2013

We stayed here at the end of a trip around Costa Rica. The hotel is up a steep road a bus ride from the village and park. The room was good, the food and service excellent. Our group of 6 had virtually exclusive use of the pool. The bonus item is the sunrise walk up the hill which allows you...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 30 January 2013 via mobile

Being on a tour, we were used to very basic but clean accommodations. So when we arrived at Hotel California, we were pleasantly surprised. The location is a bit far from downtown Quepos, and this is one of the times where I think it is an advantage. Pros: swimming pool and jacuzzi; the restaurant overlooks the ocean. It's food is...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 30 January 2013

Room was clean, beds comfortable. Old small screen TV placed very high on wall. Bathroom small with no room to place toilet articles. Hot water failed on second day. Hotel is 300 meters from main road where there is a bus stop. Buses run every 20" and service is very good. Hotel restaurant food and service is above average.

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Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 28 January 2013

Gorgeous view if you get a room on the bay side. But, very poor service, seven lounge chairs around a mini swimming pool for the whole hotel, two most inconfortable iron chairs on the balcony, two Wood benches in the hall. Forget relaxing outdoors. No pool towels available the second day, no butter or margarine for the toasts at breakfast....

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Belo Horizonte, MG
Reviewed 20 January 2013

The hotel has a great infrastructure with a beautiful pool and ocean view. I stayed on the first floor, without a view, but the rooms on the second floor may have a view to the pool and the ocean in the back. My room was very spacious with a balcony to the backyard. There was free WiFi in the lobby...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 31 December 2012

I'll admit that my expectations were not that high after we booked here fairly last-minute. But it ended up being FANTASTIC! Our room was a bit rustic, but big and charming with a comfortable bed and air-conditioning. Our private balcony had spectacular views and allowed us to enjoy wine and sunsets. The pool is nothing fancy, but it's great to...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 17 December 2012

We travelled with G Adventures and stayed here for 2 nights in Dec 2012. Spacious room with A/C and partial ocean view. This was one of the better hotels we stayed at. WiFi only at the reception area though. Breakfast area is by the pool and you can see the ocean from here. $2 for breakfast if you only want...

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Minnesota
Reviewed 17 December 2012

My daughter and I stayed here for 4 nights in December 2012. The first thing that impressed us, after a seamless and smooth check in...the view. Upon stepping onto the balcony, we saw an amazing view of the Pacific Ocean. There were also Mango trees, iguanas and Monkeys right out our balcony. The staff was helpful, and spoke English very...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 5 September 2012

My man and I stayed here after 7 awesome but long days of traveling around CR and this was by far the best hotel we stayed in. It's location was key as it was halfway between the town of Quepos and Manuel Antonio national park. The room was beautiful and spacious and there was a sweet mini fridge right in...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $101 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel California 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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Hotel California Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
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#4 Best Value Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“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.”
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“Top floor, all rooms have an awesome view for sure!”
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