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4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Manuel Antonio, Province of Puntarenas

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Tina B
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great Location and Peaceful Retreat!”
Reviewed 25 March 2016 for a stay in March 2016
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Everything was accurate in the listing. The staff and cleaning crew were great. We had a blast enjoying the local town and tourist area of Manuel Antonio.

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Liked best: Escaping to A/C and WiFi at the end of the day
Liked least: Pool privacy
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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ergeorge
Boston, Massachusetts
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Sensational experience!”
Reviewed 11 March 2016 for a stay in February 2016

We loved Villa Mot Mot. It was located in the heart of the rainforest and we saw wild animals and exotic birds every day. The service was impeccable, the kitchen was fully stocked, and we had more space than we could ever use. It was an incredible experience!

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Liked best: The pool
Liked least: The chairs outside were pretty, but not comfortable.
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Carri522
Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Amazing, beautiful, secluded, comfortable...felt like home!”
Reviewed 16 April 2015 for a stay in July 2014
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person found this review helpful

My husband and I were married on a beach near Manuel Antonio in 2008. We always said when we returned we would rent a house. Villa Mot Mot exceeded our expectations. We traveled with a large group of family, friends and our 5 year old. There was plenty of space for the 10 of us. An extra mattress was needed and the staff did not hesitate to accommodate. Dorit made our experience incredible. Every question we had she answered, every reservation we needed to book she handled...very friendly. Everything was very clean and the staff was very friendly. I can't wait to go back!

Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
22 May 2015
Dear Traveller,
Thank you so much for your very nice words and for taking the time to write this review! We aprecciate your feedback and can't wait to welcome you back at MAE for some more Pura Vida!
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BakerRich...
Belmont, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Excellent for our Group of 8 (with teens)”
Reviewed 16 January 2015 for a stay in December 2014
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person found this review helpful

Wow. What a great way to begin our 10 days in Costa Rica. Thanks to Dorit for always replying in a timely manner to the many questions which I had for our groups stay. Being that it was our first time in Costa Rica, and that I'm a travel agent, I did have many questions. Excellent service Dorit. Thank You. The transportation you arranged for us from the SJO airport was excellent. Our driver stopped twice - once so we could eat (took us to a neat soda place) and again at the grocery store before dropping us off at the villa. Wow. The villa was much nicer and bigger than the photos show. It was perfectly located in the woods (up the steep hill) (not unusual for CR) yet only a 10 minute walk to downtown Quepos area. The bathrooms and bedrooms are huge, all rooms are quite large. The decks lower & upper were enjoyed by all. The hammock was A+ as well. It was very clean and we had no issue with bugs of any kind(as others said they did). The pool was cleaned daily and kept at a nice temperature (approx. 75 degrees) which was nice after shopping and walking downtown for a few hours in the humid heat. Cool for our morning dip but it was very refreshing and you got over it quite quickly when you looked around at your surroundings. Lush greenery everywhere. The views and flora around the villa are outstanding. We had monkeys visit on the deck, sloths sleeping in the tree tops and iguanas in the flora visit us at the villa. We also were fortunate enough to see the Tucans at the office window. They don't even look real they are that beautiful. Our stay at the villa was enjoyed by our entire group. Everything in the villa was excellent. The washer & dryer were definately a bonus. The teenagers loved....loved it. Thanks again for everything. Will be back for sure and will recommend to clients wanting to go to CR. Thanks to Emilie as well for welcoming us to the villa our first morning there. We had lots of questions for her as well and her recommendations were excellent and appreciated. Hope the photos I'm adding assist others in seeing what this beautiful property has to offer.

Travelling group: Large Group
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Rsmith902...
Los Angeles
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
Reviewed 19 January 2014 for a stay in January 2014

We stayed at Villa Mot Mot with our family of six. Dorit in the office was very helpful throughout the booking process and while we were there, including helping us find a zip line tour. The house is clean and beautifully appointed and the Estates are beautiful, smack in the middle of the forest. We saw monkeys from our balcony and iguanas on the road. We needed an extra mattress which was provided to us for free. We got there at night and someone from the Estates office was there to meet us and get us settled. The house also has free wi-fi. We had a couple of minor maintenance issues in the house which were taken care of immediately. The house is a 5 minute walk from Quepos, and we walked to the grocery store there at night two times without any worries. My only issue was that the kitchen wasn't as adequately equipped with small things like salt, pepper, and spices as we would have liked. My only warning would be if you have a car, be prepared that the road to the house is very steep and a little disconcerting to drive, especially at night.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
19 Jan 2014
Hi Robert,

Thanks so much for taking the time to review us! We are very glad you & your family enjoyed your stay at our Mot Mot Villa and at Manuel Antonio Estates!
Hopefully you can come visit us again in the near future!

Thanks again for choosing MA Estates!

Pura Vida,

Dorit
Manuel Antonio Estates
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