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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first visit to Manuel Antonio five years ago was fantastic... but this time it was phenomenal! The customer service from the time of booking was unbelievable. A special thank you to Melissa who is remarkable and made it a breeze from day one. Upon our check in we were warmly greeted by Olivier. Process took no more than 5...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here with another couple and they were upgraded to a Bungalow. They said the experience was awesome. We just had a crappy room that hasn't been upgraded since probably 1972. The pool and pool side restaurant was nice. The monkeys being right in the trees on the property was amazing. But the room was very much not. Oh...

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Russ_Jensen, Operations Manager at Byblos Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Dear Andrea: Thank you for your review of your recent visit. While we are glad your friends enjoyed their bungalow, we were truly sorry to hear that your room and the casino were not up to your expectations. Many guests appreciate our clean, reasonably priced rooms located close to many restaurants and the beach. We are constantly striving to improve...

Kingston, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 5 nights at Byblos. The location is good and the made to order breakfast is excellent. The Bistro has great pizza and did a wonderful job preparing fish we caught. There is abundant wildlife. The downside. We stayed in a bungalow and it was disappointing. Very dated. Shower door that wouldn't close completely and slow drain that caused...

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Russ_Jensen, Operations Manager at Byblos Resort & Casino, responded to this review

Dear TNWilliam: Thank you for your recent feedback of your stay at Byblos Hotel here in Manuel Antonio. We were happy to hear that you enjoyed the food and service at our restaurant. We do apologize if there were maintenance problems with your bungalow and we have repaired the shower door and drain. We do strive to maintain a rustic...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Rising Sun, a home that is rented out walking distance to Byblos. We were a group of 8 adults, and had breakfast at the Poolside Bistro several mornings and it was always great. They make their own special juice everyday and it is different everyday. We also had their pizza one night that was also vary good....

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Portland, Oregon, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this place by accident, but kept coming back because of the staff (Ben, Elias & Paula). Ben's from USA and we enjoyed talking about sports &, surfing with him. He gave us great info on local surf spots and beaches. Elias is a friendly bartender who makes a great margarita. Paula works in the casino and provides excellent...

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Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed at Byblos Resort to celebrate our birthdays. We were surprised when the entire staff arrived at our breakfast table by the pool and presented us with a birthday cake and sang Happy Birthday to us! Melissa, the Hotel Manager, and all of the staff were wonderful and made us feel welcome at the hotel. Melissa...

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Thank cal6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are cool white faced Monkeys that hang out on the Restaurant roof and run around and banter with each other . Also loved the Howler Monkeys, Peccaries , Sloths and a variety of birds. The overall feeling is relaxed and friendly. The front desk help is good to point out many activities in the area of interest and what...

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Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been traveling to Manuel Antonio for many years, and by far Byblos had been the best place to stay, staff is super friendly and the food is great. Hotel is very clean and well maintained thank you again for makin this a wonderfull vacation.

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District Heights, Maryland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Byblos is not a resort, no security, Bug Infested, Old Amenities, Limited Cable, barely working phones, Lazy and Dishonest Staff; no proper transportation; ugly rooms with old furniture. I was bitten by mosquitoes in my room. I had to kill three types of bugs daily. They only change your sheets every three days. They Defraud tourist. I paid for eight...

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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Small place with great food add a really good price. We had the veggie pizza and the chicken parmesan, which were both delicious. Friendly staff, very helpful and concerned about our experience. Highly recommended!

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Byblos offers all the amenities and comforts of a three-star boutique resort, while conserving the essence of jungle style lodging. All rooms are spacious offering ample views of the local Wildlife and Garden Areas or Pacific Ocean. Accommodations feature air conditioning, telephone, cable TV, safe box, hair dryer, mini-refrigerator, microwave and coffeemaker. Free gated parking and wireless internet access is available, as well as our poolside Bistro Pizzeria, Billfish Sportsbar and air conditioned Casino. Close to all tours, attractions, spas and local restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Byblos Resort & Casino

Address: Km. 4 Carretera Principal de Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: $138 - $259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Byblos Resort & Casino 3.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Byblos Hotel Manuel Antonio National Park
Byblos Resort And Casino
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#17 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“Get a Bungalow. Seriously. Only way we'd consider staying here again.”
425andreaw, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The rooms over the office and front bar have good views because you are un three stories.”
dennishF4181XO, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Cabanas were great. Private covered porch.”
782traceym, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go for a Bungalow - they are spacious and have a large balcony for nature watching.”
bobgronczniak, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“all bungalows have a nice outlook close to the pool”
petetheplane, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
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