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Hotel California

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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star accommodation
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3 Sep.4 Sep.
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Reviewed 6 January 2014

Hotel California is a laid back "rough-around-the-edges" little getaway nestled snugly on a hillside overlooking the Pacific. It has a marvelous view, and the visiting monkeys and toucans didn't hurt either. The charm drops off a bit when viewing the rooms. It was a reasonable...More

Thank Mdjoneses
Response from amadrigalquepos, Manager at Hotel CaliforniaResponded 23 January 2014

Dear Mdjoneses !! On behalf of the 24 employees of Hotel California, we would like to thank you for recognizing our efforts and for the feedback. We are working hard to make your vacation the best we can, and are very happy you enjoyed the...More

Reviewed 5 January 2014

Dear trip advisor, My blog concerns Hotel California in Manuel Antonio Costa Rica and five items of lost winter clothing. This does not by any means say we didn't enjoy our stay BUT it was a serious downer. We made a late booking at Hotel...More

3  Thank Jane M
Response from amadrigalquepos, Owner at Hotel CaliforniaResponded 6 January 2014

Frankly I have found this entire experience perplexing. There is no one here that would ever use that type of clothing in those sizes. The employees do not leave the warm temperatures of Costa Rica, ever, and myself and Alonso would not find them useful...More

Reviewed 12 November 2013

Toilet was clogged as soon as we got in the room. Had to contact the front desk twice to resolve. Worst water pressure in the shower that we have ever experienced around the world (mediocre trickle). WiFi doesn't reach the rooms, you have to be...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2013

We stayed here while in Quepos.Super service and restaurant was very good. Big rooms with an an ocean view and a nice pool. Spent a rainy day watching wildlife from the covered patio.Near the frequent bus to either the beach or town.

1  Thank Bayard H
Reviewed 27 August 2013

Quepos, whilst not the most exciting town in CR, the location of the hotel made up for it in terms of spotting some wildlife in the early mornings. Being woken up by howler monkeys, to my mind, is preferable to police sirens or pneumatic drills....More

1  Thank dpz_london
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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
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Price range
USD 78 - USD 280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 78 - USD 280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Response from Kerry H | Reviewed this property |
Nearest beach I think it by Manuel Antonio national park and there are lots of buses from the main road. Hope that helps.
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jeanneinnj
22 March 2017|
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Response from Hotel C | Property representative |
Thanks a lot for your interest in our property. We are 5 km away. 5 to 10 minutes by car.
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