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Big Ruby's La Plantacion

Apto 94-6350, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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    Reviewed 22 July 2016
    Been several years
    Been several years since I've been, but use to frequent this... more
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    Reviewed 22 July 2016

    Been several years since I've been, but use to frequent this place and it was great. Everything was top notch and staff was extremely friendly and accommodating. Heard it has changed hands recently so not sure if this still holds true.

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    Thank Brad E
    Saint Louis, Missouri
    Reviewed 11 June 2015

    from the time i checked in til i left it was service good food clean pool clean accommodations and a restful vacation with the right touch of excitement. everything was taken care of until you check out

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    Thank FIRSTPICKVALET
    Ojochal, Costa Rica
    Reviewed 23 May 2008

    I visited Manuel Antonio last week and was disappointed to learn that La Plantacion has sold. The new, straight owners intend to change the clientele of the hotel and eliminate its gay-friendly image. Leslie is still behind the front desk for now--but a lot of changes are happening. Good luck if you have advance bookings at this property.

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    6Thank OsaJohn
    New York
    Reviewed 8 May 2008

    The best gay holiday we've ever had, La Plantacion is the perfect destination in Costa Rica. The property is absolutely beautiful, with immaculately manicured grounds surrounding the pool area, and the rooms themselves are superb. The staff are amazing, all of them accommodating, even though we don't speak Spanish, making our stay incredible. Leslie is so passionate and lovely, he...

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    1Thank NewYorkAl
    Costa Rica
    Reviewed 4 April 2008

    Terrible experience. We didn`t find a place to stay.....we arrived very late at night......at the morning the "big surprise"............. Definetly....if you are not gay....simply don`t stay there !!!

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    7Thank randreothegreat
    Canada
    Reviewed 27 February 2008

    I would come back and stay here again. It was absolutely a great place to stay. Staff was friendly, helpful, and went beyond the normal for me.

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    Thank OldguyTraveler
    Virginia
    Reviewed 26 February 2008

    When considering booking a gay hotel near Quepos and Manuel Antonio, I was torn between the ones with ocean views, vs. the ones on the other side of the street more in the "jungle". The websites made them all seem similar. Here's what we learned when we got there: None of the hotels are on the beach in this immediate...

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    IAHMike
    Reviewed 26 February 2008

    I was pleasantly surprised at how beautiful the hotel property was. It's not much to write home about from the street, but once you step out of the office it's paradise. Although there's no ocean view from the rooms the view of the pool and gardens are amazing. The room we had was spacious and very clean. The linens were...

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    Thank IAHMike
    San Francisco, California
    Reviewed 9 February 2008

    I had a truly wonderful time at Big Ruby's-La Plantacion. I had been to the Big Ruby's in Key West and based upon that experience, booked a room here. The hotel is not on the beach and there are no ocean views. If you want that, go accross the street to other gay guest house. What you have at Big...

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    2Thank chasmader
    san francisco
    Reviewed 7 March 2007

    from the moment we checked in we loved it! The room was perfect with our own private patio. The staff was great and knew how to answer our questions. The pool/hot tub and other guests were perfect and hot!

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    Additional Information about Big Ruby's La Plantacion

    Address: Apto 94-6350, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
    Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
    Number of rooms: 7
    Also Known As:
    La Plantacion (Big Ruby`s) Hotel Manuel Antonio National Park
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