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Hotel Playa Espadilla

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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San Diego, California
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Hotel Playa Espadilla is a beautyful hotel with pool and tenniscourt, pooltable and a very nice Restaurant upper scale. Rooms are average but the resort is perfect. Poolbar great poolside and perfect stuff are making this place more than recomandable

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

What a lovely hotel! The grounds are lush, beautifully manicured and maintained, and close to the forest with a nature trail. In the evenings and mornings, howler monkeys can be heard nearby. The pool area is relaxing and the open-air restaurant serves very good food in a restful, classy ambiance. Definitely eat there!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We thought we were booking a 3 or 4 star hotel and so we were disappointed in the room. It was like a Motel 6 with thin walls. Very basic room and the bathroom was small. Could not get hot water in the sink. Bed was comfortable enough and glad to see a fridge. The restaurant was a nice surprise,...

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1Thank davidg5552017
Ayrshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights at the end of our tour of Costa Rica and had a lovely time.We were upgraded to a superior room which had it's own separate kitchen with coffee maker,microwave,full size fridge freezer and a two ring cooker.There were two double beds and a built in wardrobe with a safe.Reception will also lend you an...

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Zaragoza
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Located 50m off the main strip gives the Espadilla a more peaceful air. Nice spacious rooms with fridge, safe box, 2 double beds and an inbuilt wardrobe and air-conditioning. Breakfast is good and like many Costa Rican hotels is served outside in a covered area. Dinner is good, perhaps too many sauces and perhaps expensive but service is exceptional. No...

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1Thank PhilMac
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Close to the park and the beach. Best restaurant food we've had the whole trip. Our family stayed at Hotel Playa Espadilla over a long weekend. It's tucked away just off the 300 meter entrance road to the park (look for the sign) about 100 meters from the beach and the main road through town. Really quiet spot. I have...

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3Thank DealHawk2
Milena C, Front Office Manager at Hotel Playa Espadilla, responded to this review

Dear Jim, We thank you for the excellent description you' ve given the property. We are pleased to know that your vacation was enjoyable. Hoping you and your family can come back soon... all the best!

Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

This is an ideal location for exploring Manuel Antonio National Park. The park is less than a 10 minute walk from the hotel as is the beach. If planning a park visit, be aware that the line for tickets can be very long, slow moving, and mostly under the hot sun. The beach within the park is much nicer than...

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Milena C, Front Office Manager at Hotel Playa Espadilla, responded to this review

Hello Marianne, We appreciate your kind comments about the Hotel Playa Espadilla and surroundings. Thanks for writing about the park visit. For next time, if its too crowd, we can have the tickets in advance by request on the front desk. And also for our future guests to know,the hotel have tour desk, where you can sign up for the...

Reviewed 27 July 2016

To start, the hotel has fantastic surroundings. The grounds are a ten minute walk to Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, and a five minute walk to Playa Espadilla. We saw plenty of wildlife during our stay - and not just at the park! The days began with butterflies and birds, lizards around noon, and geckos and moths after dusk. Not to...

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Milena C, Front Office Manager at Hotel Playa Espadilla, responded to this review

Dear Margot K Your nice comments about the property and services motivates us. We are pleased to be doing a good job and that customers have an unforgettable holiday. Thank you very much for your visit, we are here to serve you. All the best, Hotel Playa Espadilla Staff

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is a pleasant and very convenient hotel, about half way between the beach and the entrance to the park. Rooms are spacious and clean. Air conditioning and WiFi are good. The restaurant is very good, with a hearty breakfast included in the price. The best part is the pool, where you can order drinks and entire meals and consume...

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Reviewed 23 July 2016

This is a very nice little hotel about five minutes walk from the beach in one direction and the national park in the other, but far enough off away from the beach front to be nice an quiet. The room was pretty simple but clean and tidy and had everything we needed. The grounds are lovely and well maintained and...

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Milena C, Front Office Manager at Hotel Playa Espadilla, responded to this review

Hello Adam Thanks for your comments and punctuation (all excellent). We are going to put special attention on the rooms as you mentioned its simple... We are pleased you liked the hotels gardens and surroundings wildlife ! in fact the weather is very humid here your recommendations are accurate, specially during the rainy season. Once again, we are thankful for...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Playa Espadilla

Address: 300 metros antes de la entrada al Parque Nacional, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: $219 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Playa Espadilla 2.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Playa Espadilla Hotel
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#14 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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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!”
Brightonellie, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Our room faced the pool, which was a bit nicer view than some and closer to the restaurant”
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“Book lower floor if you are older and other side to the road to see more animals.”
GeoffStrack, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms have high ceilings. Some rooms have kitchenettes.”
DealHawk2, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
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