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Hotel Playa Espadilla

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300 metros antes de la entrada al Parque Nacional, Manuel Antonio Costa Rica See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
2 Star accommodation
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All reviewsnational parkgreat locationpublic beachnice hoteltwo blocksrestaurants and shopsshort walk from the beachcosta ricaan in room safenature traillarger poolhowler monkeysair conditioninghappy hourthe main hotelthe main roadwalking distance
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small hotel with comfortable rooms, including a room with small kitchen. The surroundings are beautiful with view to forest with every now and then a monkey passing by and definitely some howling. National park is close by although too crowded if you ask me and...More

Thank B v
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Staff was very personalable and really try to make everything as good as possible... resort is older so you do here water running through pipes from the neighbors but it is a great location... 5 mins walk to Manuel Antonio park and 5 min walk...More

Thank ben j
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Staff was very friendly and helpful right from the start! The hotel is beautiful and comfortable. The rooms are spacious and offer ac. The breakfast offers fresh fruits, breads, and cereals on a buffet and you can additionally order from the menu. We saw capuchin...More

Thank Alane J
Reviewed 25 April 2018

This was our 2nd stay at the hotel as its a great stopping off point as we head north back to the international airport. Staying for 2 nights. A great warm welcome and a great room, this time opting for a Junior Suite. The room...More

Thank Carla_2009
Response from Milena C, Front Office Manager at Hotel Playa EspadillaResponded 12 June 2018

We´ll be waiting for you with the same warmth and hospitality for your third visit! Thanks, one of my favorite comments!

Reviewed 25 March 2018

Our travel agent booked this hotel for us under the "mid-range" options. It was lovely!! It is two blocks from manuel antonio park and the beach but tucked back and feels very secluded and surrounded by the beautiful trees and scenery. The pool is lovely...More

Thank Lori M
Response from Milena C, Front Office Manager at Hotel Playa EspadillaResponded 27 March 2018

Hello Lori thanks for your comments and punctuation. We are pleased you and your family enjoyed our restaurant and also the staff service was satisfactory.

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The hotel is located within a 2 minute walk from the main entrance of the majestic National Park of Manuel Antonio. Hotel Playa Espadilla offers well equipped and cozy rooms, in the best Costa Rican atmosphere. ...More The hotel`s own Biological Reserve is a special area for those who enjoy to hike and get in contact with nature. Costa Rican owned and runned. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$146 - US$220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Playa Espadilla Hotel
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio
Traveller (251)
Room & Suite (60)
Pool & Beach (56)
Dining (30)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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8 April 2018|
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Response from Beth H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I think so, its a longer walk though...maybe a couple of miles if you go by the road/streets. It might be shorter if you are able to cut through from the public beach but I don't know if that is possible. The public... More
29 September 2017|
Response from Milena C | Property representative |
Hello, Yes the Hotel is in a quiete area.
Melissa J
8 March 2017|
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
Room Tips
"Best to choose a room away from the bar and swimming pool area"
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"First floor is cooler."
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"We had a corner room that allowed for windows on two sides. Very spacious and bright!"
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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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