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Centennial, Colorado
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On a steep, steep hill. This is not handicapped accessible unless you have the staff golf cart you to the restaurant/bar/pool area. (they gladly were willing to do this.) Very nice rooms with safe, small fridge. They charge you for the in room coffee but don't tell you that until you check out. Fantastic service! Their manager John was quite...

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Charleston, South Carolina
HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

SHANA HOTEL RESORT WAS A 10 ON THE SCALE OF VALUE , SEVICE , FOOD , HOSPITALITY AND COMFORT . THE MOST BEAUTIFUL LOCATION IN COSTA RICA ! We had a party of over a 100 people and they served our ever need ; food , entertainment , excellent service , helped with tours, taxi's , nature air flights, etc....

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Shana-Management, Owner at Shana By The Beach, Hotel Residence & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Karen, We remember you and all you the group including your friends very well. All of you were the best of the best, we also spent a wonderful time with you as you were the most sympatic person we ever met. We really appreciate your comments about your recent stay. Thank you so much for sharing your opinion on...

Wind Lake, Wisconsin
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Stayed at the Shana last week for 7 nights and for the most part had an excellent experience so let's start with the good: -Friendly and fun staff. Everyone was super nice and very helpful. Most of the staff spoke English which was very nice. -Rooms were great, huge and very clean. Towels were big and soft, beds were comfortable,...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have no words to describe my stay in Costa Rica , one of on dream destinations since I was a kid . And I think without Shana , It wouldn't be so perfect . The rooms were very good , with a lot of space , very clean . The Staff was amazing . Shana has an excellent restaurant...

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Toronto
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel could use some repairs and updating but the staff are great and it's a great location. About a 10 minute drive to the park. There is a private beach right beside the hotel which is lovely. Large suites for families for a good price.

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Shana-Management, Owner at Shana By The Beach, Hotel Residence & Spa, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for taking your personal time to share your opinion on this TripAdvisor forum. Your feedback is very important for us, all feedbacks helped us to work better on our sevices. Infact i bought this hotel 3 years ago and since there we are working hard on maintenace and as the property is very big...

Merritt Island, Florida
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Shana Hotel was everything we hoped it would be for our vacation to Manuel Antonio. Close to beach, bank, and shops, anything we wanted when we left the hotel property was easily found with the help of the hotel staff. The food was excellent with fresh-caught, local fish cooked in wood-fired pizza oven and very tasty chateau brillant.

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Shana-Management, Owner at Shana By The Beach, Hotel Residence & Spa, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for sharing your thoughts on this TripAdvisor forum. Thank you for rating us 5 star. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and we thank you for choosing# Shana By The Beach Hotel,Residence and Spa. Thank you.

Homewood, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Exceptional hotel with high level of services. I have been many times in CR and this time the Shana Hotel surprise me with the beauty, the elegance and the kindness of the staff. The manager Mr John was talking to us every day and giving us advices about tours and many other suggestions. Thank you and we will come back...

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Shana-Management, Owner at Shana By The Beach, Hotel Residence & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for this positive review, thank you for rating us 5 star and sharing your thoughts on this TripAdvisor forum. We hope to see again and again in Shana By The Beach Hotel, Residence and Spa. Pura Vida.

Cheshire. UK
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Shana hotel. Manuel Antonio Wonderful 4 night stay in this great hotel - wish we would have stayed longer here such a beautiful view of the jungle and ocean absolutely gorgeous. The sound of the howler monkeys and birds in the morning was magical. Monkeys, iguanas, birds can all be seen around the hotel. Rooms are spacious and very clean...

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Shana-Management, Manager at Shana By The Beach, Hotel Residence & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking your personal time to write such a long review with rich informations for Tripadvisor readers. We are really happy that you enjoyed your stay in Shana By the Beach Hotel,Residence and Spa. Thank you for all the compliments which will motivate us to work better on our customer services. About the swimming...

Colorado
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our group enjoyed 3 wonderful nights at Shana Hotel. The hotel, rooms, restaurant, pool, and scenery are all wonderful AND the property is surrounded by wildlife and the beautiful little Playa Beisanz beach is a short walk away! Plus Manager John and all the staff including Senor Torres in the office, and Carlos and Diego in the restaurant, were focused...

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Shana-Management, Owner at Shana By The Beach, Hotel Residence & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We remember you and your group, you are really nice people. Like you enjoyed our hotel, we enjoyed having you with us. Thank you so much for this positive review which assure us that only positive people enjoy life. Pura Vida.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been few months ago in Costa Rica and we decided to come back to enjoy the sun as in Europe is very cold. We booked the Shana hotel for ten days,we are still here and we love it. Everything is going good and smooth for us. This hotel is amazing and the staff are very kind. Peace and...

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Shana-Management, Owner at Shana By The Beach, Hotel Residence & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Barca, Thank you very much for this nice review. We are glad that you liked evrything and that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see soon in Shana by the beach Hotel, Residence and Spa. Thank you.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shana Hotel is the world’s leading brand in exclusive lifestyle boutique hotels. Embracing the culture, beauty, purity and perfection of its natural environment. Shana Hotel in Manuel Antonio, guarantees guests a unique and exclusive travel experience. Complimented by distinguished design, organic local cuisine, ecological adventures and exceptional hotel amenities, this new hotel in Costa Rica is among of the most exclusive and prestigious lifestyle hotels in the world. With that premise in mind, the Shana Hotel provides visitors a fabulous selection of 27 rooms, all with exceptional garden and ocean views. Choose from Superior or Deluxe Rooms, Junior Suites or pamper yourself in the Souss "Spa Lifestyle Suite," a 3 bedroom luxury unit with its own private infinity pool and full kitchen facilities! Book today to start enjoying your dream Costa Rica vacation getaway! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shana By The Beach, Hotel Residence & Spa

Address: Carretera Punta Quepos, Manuel Antonio National Park 60601, Costa Rica (Formerly Shana Hotel, Residence & Spa)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: $312 - $761 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Shana By The Beach, Hotel Residence & Spa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 47
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#5 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#6 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#6 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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