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Pardesiyya, Israel
Reviewed 15 November 2014

This hotel was the best of the best in Costa Rica After 16 days in great hotels, this was the top. our suit was great, comfortable with great view and well equipped the staff was welcoming, professional, polite, and helpful for all our needs and questions. The pool was a great , the bar in the pool had great fresh...

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for putting Parador at the top of the list of your favorite hotels in Costa Rica. We are happy to know your vacation was unforgettable in the best way possible and look forward to another visit, hopefully soon! Pura vida!

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 11 November 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 4-day weekend. The views were unreal. Hiking and monkeys are on the property and outside your front door. However, the hotel was just average. Breakfast was kind of gross - flies everywhere, eggs were runny, not a lot of choices. Their sushi was actually really good - fish was fresh and the hand...

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We're sorry your stay at Parador did not live up to your expectations. Charging for bottled water is standard in most hotels, though we do welcome our guests with a complimentary bottle upon arrival. We're sorry you didn't enjoy our breakfast—many guests feel it's actually one of the highlights of their day as we offer a wide array...

Chandler, Arizona, United States
Reviewed 5 November 2014

It has been little over 5 months since my wife and I stayed at this place and we still miss this place a lot! This hotel has an amazing charm and the location on the top of a small hill comes with some great panoramic ocean views! We spent 4 nights here and loved every moment of it. We had...

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for the wonderful review! We appreciate your taking time out to write details our future guests will be happy to know. We're glad we were able to pamper you in style and look forward to another visit soon. Pura vida, amigos!

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Our stay at the Hotel Parador was the perfect ending for our family´s latest visit to Costa Rica. Since our flight departed San Jose in the afternoon, we were able to leave Hotel Parador in the morning of our last day and still make our flight home. What a wonderful setting with an unobstructed view of the pacific just above...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Jacob, Thank you so much for choosing Parador Resort & Spa for your vacation in Manuel Antonio. We are delighted to hear about your experience and that you enjoyed the resort's amenities and amazing wildlife that surrounds us. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Pura vida!

Augusta, Georgia
Reviewed 2 November 2014

Great place to stay, friendly, knowable and helpful staff, upgrade to an ocean view, some construction right now but had no problems didn't hear them in the morning! Awesome...you could hear monkeys from your room and watch beautiful birds fly by! Beautiful place

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Juanita, Thank you so much for choosing Parador Resort & Spa for your vacation in Manuel Antonio. We are delighted to hear about your experience and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Pura vida!

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 22 October 2014

Best. Place. Ever. When my girlfriend saw this place she didnt know what to do. It is spectacular and by ALL means it is Honey Moon standards. The Value here is best ever. In my opinion this is the best place I have ever stayed. If you think Im making this up look at all the stars that have been...

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest: We're so glad you chose to stay with us—we love happy couples and James Bond, too, so this review is doubly special! We look forward to another visit from you and another chance to serve you in the spirit of Costa Rican pura vida. See you soon!

Herzliya, Israel
Reviewed 19 October 2014

We have stayed in this hotel in October 2014 for 4 nights. Great location. Warm hospitality. Outstanding view. Great SPA. Great food. Large & comfortable rooms. Should they have better access to the beach, I would mark them the best of the best.

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank so much for your kind review! We're so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at Parador. The hotel is built on the Quepos promontory so we are a bit up from the beach, but we're lucky to have some sweeping views of the Pacific to make up for it. We look forward to serving you again...

Palm Springs, California
Reviewed 7 October 2014

My husband and I did not stay at the hotel but we did spend an entire day at the spa and we spent quite a lot of time on this property while we stayed in Manuel Antonio. The spa is seriously the most beautiful I have ever seen. We did the couples' massage and it was one of our favorite...

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

We're so glad you had the opportunity to enjoy our resort and the spa—the couples' massage is one of our most popular treatments! We look forward to another visit from you and your husband on another trip to Costa Rica. Pura vida!

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 6 October 2014

It's hard to describe the experience that we had at The Parador. Not only is it a resort close to Manuel Antonio park, with monkeys swinging in the trees near the reception, it has some the kindest, pleasing individuals that we have encountered. Everyone had a smile, and an easy way about them. Jorge, from the front reception went out...

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

We're so happy you selected Parador Resort for your honeymoon—we love love! We wish you much happiness on this new life adventure and look forward to another visit on your next trip to Costa Rica. Pura vida!

Reviewed 5 October 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights. The property is good and well mantained. Our room had a beatiful view. Food is good, not very good and thats one of the reasons why I'm droping my review... I think TA should have average, good, very good and excelent. Please take this as a good not a very good review. Horrible SPA...

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

We're very sorry that you had trouble booking your spa experience—we take all of our guests' comments very seriously and we will show discuss this with our spa manager. We're happy you enjoyed the rest of your stay, though, and that your kids had a "close encounter" of the wildlife kind! We hope to be able to be of service...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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Internet
  • 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 Parador Resort and Spa

Address: | Punta Quepos, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: $244 - $634 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Parador Resort and Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 121
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#4 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#5 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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