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Shana By The Beach, Hotel Residence & Spa

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I am extremely pleased with my stay at the Shana Hotel. I would highly recommend it to anyone. We had come in after a long day of traveling and Brandon and Laura got us checked in so quickly. They were both extremely kind and welcoming. Brandon brought our luggage quickly up to the room and was very friendly and was...

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

Dear sarah, Thank you so much for this beautiful review, thank you for recommending Shana Hotel and thank you for rating us 5 stars. It is so nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, we hope to see again and again. Welcome any time. Thank you.

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My wife and I stayed in the Shana hotel in late August after our visit to La Fortuna. It is a beautifully decorated hotel in a Tunisian/Greek style. The rooms are modern, spacious, and very clean. All rooms have a nice patio/balcony, where you can enjoy surrounding forest with the wild life, and in some rooms have a breathtaking view...

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

Dear Gev, Your review has so nice description of Manuel antonio, the beaches and our property shana Hotel, Residence and Spa. Thank you very much for rating us 5 stars. Thank you for choosing us after visiting La Fortuna. We are happy that you and your wife had a great experience and how nice to hear that you will definitely...

Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Great service, clean rooms, food is tasty (try the pizza). I highly recommend this hotel for everyone who would like 5 stars accommodations like for a competitive price within the MA area !!! I will definitely will come back and stay here. :-)

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

Dear Asaf, Thank you very much for taking your personal time to share your opinion about Shana hotel,Residence and Spa.Thank you for rating us 5 stars. We will be very happy to see you and welcome you again in our property. Thank you.

Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

For us ticos, we were never so happy about the way we have been treated in Manuel Antonio and this beautiful hotel. We will always spend our wrekends in shana hotel. The restaurant in the hotel is the best.the food is increíble and the prices are ok.

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

Dear Mao, Infact our doors are open for all the world, this your home and it is the minimum for us to welcome you and take good care of you. welcome anytime in Shana Hotel,Residence and Spa. thank you very much for this positive and nice review.

Costa Rica
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The hotel is located in one of the most beutifull places of Manuel Antonio which is central and close to shopping and many great places to eat. The rooms were nice and moderm and very clean as well ours was the room 133. Included Breakfast is served from 7:00-10:00 in a small restaurant area and was very good. The staff...

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

Dear Adrian, Your review is nice, we thank you for all compliments you gave us but we do not understand why you rated us only 3 stars if you were very happy.Maybe it was a mistake. Our prices in the restaurant are similar to most of the restaurants of Manuel Antonio, but we are a 5 stars hotel. Thank you...

Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We have been last year in Shana hotel and we were well satisfied,that is why we decided to go back. In this moment writing this review,we are having breakfast in the hotel restaurant watching the amazing mix view of the Jungle and the Ocean. The hotel is better maintained than last year with a spectacular garden. Rooms are the same...

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

Dear Diego, We have alot of repeaters like you because this is one of our main concern,we work hard to satisfy our customers and if they keep coming back,this prooves that they were very happy with our services and our hospitality. Thank you very much for taking time to write this nice and positive review.

Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I am from CR and I live in San Jose, I did not know that in Manuel Antonio there is so beautiful resort which has nothing to do with our classic hotels and hospitality. I am really surprised in a positive way how the way of satisfaction of the customers was 100% there. A big respect for the management and...

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

Dear Jessica, Your review made us very proud,this one of the most big compliment we ever had.Thank you very much for taking time and giving your opinion on Tripadvisor. We hope to see you soon in our hotel Shana. Thank you.

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 4 October 2016

I booked this hotel in September after having been in many places in Costa Rica and i wanted to spend some days in Manuel Antonio.It was the raining season and not many people were in the hotel or in the city itself,But they were many monkeys evrywhere. I enjoyed them coming early morning on my balcony or at the hotel...

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

Dear Manias, Thank you very much for your positive review about our hotel Shana. we are glad you enjoyed the resort with all its facilities and especially the monkeys. We will be more than happy to see you again in the dry season and welcome you one more time with our monkeys. Thank you.

Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 4 October 2016

First time in Costa Rica, we booked different hotels inside the country but Shana Hotel was the best. Completly different than all the other hotels, it has beautiful coulours blue and White and looks like Greek hotels. We enjoyed every single detail and we wished we could stay more than two days. The restaurant inside the hotel had excellent and...

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

Dear Manos, Waw what a nice review about our hotel shana. Thank you so much for this nice words, thank you for taking time to share your opinion on TripaAdvisor. We hope to see you again and wish you all the best.

Liege, Belgium
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The staff of the hotel was very kind and welcoming. The room was spacious and well decorated. The pool and its surroundings offer a great view and are a perfect place to relax enjoy the sun. I would recommend this hotel without any doubt

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

Hola Jim, We are glad you had a blast at the hotel! All our rooms are spacious We look forward to welcoming you at Shana in the near future.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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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
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
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: $228 - $727 (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 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#7 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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