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    Hotel Playa Espadilla

    300 metros antes de la entrada al Parque Nacional, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent36%
    • Very good47%
    • Average14%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “national park” (56 reviews)
    “great location” (29 reviews)
    “public beach” (14 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
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    Poolside Bar
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 169 reviews

    Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

    The best hotel on our tour after hotel presidente in San Jose, from the friendly staff, to reception, pool bar, and of course the room,clean big rooms,with a/c , and thank you for the big king bed, as the rest of the 2 hotels gave...More

    Thank Pravin A
    Response from Milena C, Director de Recepci贸n at Hotel Playa EspadillaResponded 6 September 2017

    Dear Pravin. Thank you very much for your kind comments, guests like you make us be better and motivate us to grow as a company and as employers. We hope you can come back and enjoy our oasis! :-) All the best ! Pura vida...More

    Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

    We were supposed to have a room in cabinas Espadilla but we ended up in Hotel Playa Espadilla. The room was very spacious and everything was clean. The beds were good and the bathroom was okay. The location of the hotel is perfect. Just near...More

    Thank Jeroen W
    Response from Milena C, Director de Recepci贸n at Hotel Playa EspadillaResponded 7 September 2017

    Dear Jeroen, We appreciate your comments, thanks for your nice description and punctuation. Regards, Hotel Playa Espadilla Staff

    Reviewed 8 July 2017

    Beds are comfortable. Great pool to wash off that salt water. Nice restaurant and foliage. Knowledgeable and helpful staff. One block from the ocean (the FREE beach) and 2 blocks from the National park. Shopping and restaurants close by. In short, everything you want in...More

    1  Thank Jeffrey B
    Response from Milena C, Director de Recepci贸n at Hotel Playa EspadillaResponded 7 September 2017

    Hello Jefrfrey We are grateful for your good review. We appreciate that you take your time to contribute to this community of travelers with your good words about our property. We are very glad you enjoyed our private trails, our location, gardens pool and restaurant....More

    Reviewed 7 July 2017

    We stayed at the cabinas across the street from the hotel with access to all of the hotel's amenities plus our own pool at the cabinas. We had a little kitchenette and small terrace with lounge furniture. The office staff were very helpful and recommended...More

    1  Thank Bethany C
    Response from Milena C, Director de Recepci贸n at Hotel Playa EspadillaResponded 7 September 2017

    Dear Bethany C, We are glad you liked our sister company Cabinas Espadilla. Thanks you for your words and descriptions of the business. best regards, Milena

    Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

    I thought this hotel was a bit unfriendly. Also I ordered room service and charged extra even though my pizza box nor dishes from the eve before were never picked up. I asked someone to help and was directed to the restaurant. Why pay extra...More

    Thank Debbie K
    Response from Milena C, Director de Recepci贸n at Hotel Playa EspadillaResponded 7 September 2017

    Dear guest, We regret much what happened we will give a rigorous follow up of your case to avoid that things like this happen again. Many apologies and we are surprised that this has happened since as you can read other reviews we are very...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$162 - US$202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #14 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 16
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    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Manuel Antonio
    • Also Known As
    • Playa Espadilla Hotel
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    GailHambon
    29 September 2017|
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    Response from Milena C | Property representative |
    Hello, Yes the Hotel is in a quiete area.
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    Melissa J
    8 March 2017|
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    Response from Mark R |
    There is no hot tub or jacuzzi here, but it's too hot and humid here in my opinion to want one. There is a jet in the pool on one side which is nice. The pool is nice and refreshing but the water is fairly warm, just cold... More
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    Jane B
    27 February 2017|
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    Response from Milena C | Property representative |
    we are located 200 meters from Espadilla Beach.
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    "I dont think there's a bad room in the house. depends on the view you want."
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    "We preferred second floor rooms for less noise."
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    "We stayed in the ground floor - beautiful shrubbery around with plenty of birds."
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    "get an upstairs room!"
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