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Billerica, Massachusetts
Reviewed 19 March 2014

This resort is absolutely gorgeous. The pools are beautiful, the rooms are clean. The view while eating breakfast is beautiful. It was awesome to see sloths and monkeys while eating. Breakfast and dinner were fantastic. The quality of the lunch menu was so-so but other than that- this place was truly paradise.

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Dear Bianca, Thank you so much for sharing your experience in Parador in this forum, We are delighted to hear that you truly enjoyed your stay and the amenities including the amazing wildlife surrounding our beloved resort! We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Pura vida!

Ventouse
Reviewed 18 March 2014

Considerably more luxurious than the usual hotels we'd consider but admirably eco-sensitive. All the facilities you could want (and more) plus iguanas companionably walking alongside you. Service extremely friendly and efficient. An extensive menu, perhaps a bit expensive but there would be considerable transport costs. They coped with my husband's gluten allergy. Near a wonderful National Park with the tropical...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your comments about your experience in Parador. We are very happy to hear that you had a relaxing getaway and enjoyed the service, amenities and the natural assets of our beloved Manuel Antonio. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Pura vida!

Scotia NY
Reviewed 18 March 2014

We thought our stay at The Parador was one of our most enjoyable hotel stays ever. Our room, in the newer suite building of the hotel, was incredibly well appointed, and superbly serviced by great, friendly housekeeping staff. The grounds and architecture are spectacular. The food service was not haut cuisine, but was beautifully served in a delightful indoor-outdoor restaurant...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Dear Mike, We are delighted to hear about your experience in Parador - especially that you had the opportunity to experience through our tours the amazing wildlife surrounding our resort. Thank you for sharing your experience in this forum. We look forward to welcoming you in the near future. Pura vida!

Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 17 March 2014

We there in first week of march. Excellent resort with spectacular views, Several pools with amazing sunset views. Very friendly and helpful staff. The best part was the free shuttle service to the beach and park. Good breakfast and excellent food at the in house restaurant. Will recommend without any hesitation and would love to go back. We had a...

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review :) We're very glad to know you experienced the best of Hotel Parador—for us, it's not only the facilities, but also the service we can provide our guests. We'll pass your comments to our staff and we hope to see you again soon! Pura vida!

Kilmarnock
Reviewed 17 March 2014

I cannot say enough about this special place. The location in the National Park is complemented by the proximity of a small and pleasant beach. While the location and beautiful view are exceptional, the staff is most exceptional. The center of this hotel is its concierge operation. Many thanks to Aldonso, Rafael, Beatrice and Shirley for helping us through the...

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Thank you for your kudos to our staff: you are right, they are a huge part of our success. They truly pour their heart and soul into what they do and it shows! We will certainly pass on your comments and let them know how they made your trip so special, even though you hit a few bumps along the...

Frisco, Texas
Reviewed 15 March 2014 via mobile

The resort is great. It has a lot of things to do. The pools are awesome for kids to enjoy. The restaurant inside is good. The food was good. You can reserve the tables next to the live music. I was not impressed with the rooms. For $250 a night, I was really expecting an exceptional room in Costa Rica,...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience about your stay in this forum. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the amenities that Parador has to offer. However, we're sorry to hear that the room did not meet your expectations and wish to have had the opportunity to hear your feedback during your stay at the resort so...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 14 March 2014

The hotel Parador was fantastic and we loved our stay. Not only were the views spectacular, but we were also greatly impressed by the helpful and friendly staff. When we return to Costa Rica in the future, we will definitely stay at the hotel Parador.

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Hola amigos and thank you for your review! We'll pass it on to our staff: it's really a point of pride with them to make sure our guests are happy. We look forward to seeing you again on your future visit to Costa Rica! Pura vida!

kent
Reviewed 14 March 2014

Third hotel of our tour and in a good location. Great views out to sea, great swimming pool sad great food. My favourite spot up in the high bar eating lunch and then swimming in the pool watching the birds soar overhead

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Looks like you took advantage of our La Fragata restaurant—it really does have a killer view! Thanks so much for your review and for adding us to your list on your Costa Rica tour. Pura vida, amigos!

Winter Park, FL
Reviewed 13 March 2014

Our stay at the Parador was very nice. The views from the hotel are wonderful. Rooms are very comfortable. Staff is very helpful. Pool is great. The person manning the excursion desk was very knowledgeable and helpful and the process was very easy. The food is fine but not very memorable. Even though the hotel is not very close to...

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! We do apologize again for the air conditioning unit; we have advised maintenance that they need to be more prompt in these matters. We will, though, extend your kudos to the rest of the staff and our tour desk operator—we hope you can come back and enjoy a few more excursions in our beautiful...

Sopot, Poland
Reviewed 11 March 2014

I've visited the Hotel again with my other group. The same nice ambience, the same excellent service. The same smiling faces. Really tasty cuisine. I'll be there again, hope soon :) There's only one suggestion - more variety for he breakfast please :)

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

It's so nice to hear from our repeat guests! Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful experience with us and hope to welcome you back very soon! Pura vida!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Parador Resort & Spa, Costa Rica’s premier eco-luxury resort. Sitting high above the Central Pacific coastline, this award-winning hotel is built on 12 acres of rainforest in beautiful Manuel Antonio, just minutes from Costa Rica’s best beaches.Known for its dedication to preserving and protecting Mother Nature as well as its first-class amenities, Parador offers a long list of activities for your enjoyment and a staff ready to accommodate your every need. Experience inspired cuisine. Take a walk along a white sand beach. Swing through the rainforest canopy. Or simply relax and take in the view from your splendid suite. It’s all about responsible luxury, pura vida style. Parador Resort & Spa… Where Green Is More Than Just A Color. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Parador

Address: PO Box 284, Quepos, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: $298 - $598 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Parador 4*
Number of rooms: 121
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Resort Parador
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#4 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#4 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“Explore the grounds! We found many wonderful places to relax.”
 of 5 bubbles 899davey, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“2 cecropia trees a few feet from our balcony attracted a lot of wildlife (room 406).”
 of 5 bubbles G7010RZbobs, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“There are better choice at Manuel Antonio”
 of 5 bubbles DIZIEHOLLINA, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Would have upgraded from just a garden view.”
 of 5 bubbles Spenzie, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view on the back side. We were in room 408. We saw wildlife galore while sitting on our balcony drinking coffee.”
 of 5 bubbles O9679WLsusanh, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
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