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Manala Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff was incredibly kind, the room was clean and VERY nice. It had everything to need and even more. The restaurant was also good. Very well located, just 100m from the beach. Only improvement I would strongly recommend is to include credit card service in both the restaurant and the hotel.

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Hi, Ignacio! Thank you so much for taking the time to comment on this page and give us a perfect rating. We are pleased to know that you liked our hotel and enjoyed the extra facilities we have for our guests. We will take into consideration your comments about the credit card service. Feel free to call us the next...

Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel has eight very comfortable bungalows with terrace, bath area and AC. Connected to the hotel is the italian restaurant PULPO, where the hotel guests take the breakfast, too. The swimmingpool is a highlight, too. All of the staff are great!

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Hi Ruth! Thank you very much for your comments. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your vacations staying with us. We are sure that all the staff enjoyed meeting your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards from all the Manalá staff.

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very nice, small hotel with only eight rooms (bungalows). Staff is very friendly. Nice pool to relax, rooms are very clean, big, and of good standard. A fridge is available. Breakfast is next to the pool; there are several options but gets a bit boring if you stay more then three nights. Beach is very close by, just across...

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Hi Simon! Thank you very much for your comments. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are pleased to inform you that we have just released portable chairs and a cooler for guests to take them to the beach. Our main purpose is to give you the maximum comfort so that you can make...

St. John's, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of 4 had a great 6 day stay at Manala Hotel. We stayed in Bungalow 8 at the top of the hill. Our bungalow was well appointed and clean when we arrived. The restaurant served a lovely breakfast and the wood fired oven pizzas were excellent. Staff was very friendly and helpful including Camille and Fabian and the...

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Hi, Walsh Family! We are deeply grateful for your nice review. It is a pleasure for us to know that you and your family have enjoyed your vacation that much. Comments like yours make us feel satisfied and eager to continue working to make it even better every day. It was very nice to welcome and serve such a lovely...

Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful large clean rooms. Hotel is Private and off the main road, but still in the centre of all the action in town. Beach access right across the street. Fabulous staff, helpful and friendly. Great little restaurant on site.

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Hi, Kim! Thank you so much for taking the time to comment on our hotel. We are glad you enjoyed your vacations with us. You can come visit us again any time! Greetings from all the Manalá Staff.

Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We spent two nights in bungalow 4, which was spacious, clean and very comfortable. The owners have done a great job with the layout of the entire hotel, with each room being a separate bungalow surrounded by rainforest plants. The best thing about this place is that it is an oasis from the dusty and noisy streets of Santa Teresa....

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We want to thank you for your nice review, it was a pleasure to assist you guys. We hope to see you next time here. We take special care about the place and our guests. We are happy when our visitors are happy. Thanks again, pura vida !!

Reviewed 13 January 2017

Very nice hotel that is well located. It takes two minutes to walk to the beach and is close to good restaurants and grocery stores. The bungalows are very nice, clean and safe although a bit more of air flow would be appreciated (only one small window can be opened). Two bottles of water are offered as a courtesy on...

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Thank you very much for taking the time to write down this review, we really appreciate it. It will be a pleasure to have you here again. Pura vida !!

Reviewed 6 January 2017

The Manala Hotel was so wonderful! We visited Santa Teresa for the first time for my nephews destination wedding on New Years Eve. Our bungalow was adorable, clean, roomy. It had A/C! Beautiful pool, great cafe,so peaceful. We were pleasantly surprised by free breakfast. The staff, Fabian and Camilla,were so helpful! They even left us New Years Eve party hats...

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We feel great to know that you enjoyed your days with us. It was a pleasure to meet you, and to assist you with all arrangements, and information. Thank you very much your nice review, it will be fantastic to have you back in Manalá Hotel. Pura vida !!

Reviewed 5 January 2017

My husband and I stayed here for our honeymoon for 8 nights and it was fantastic. The grounds and facilities were exactly as pictured on the website and were beautiful in person. The staff was wonderful from housekeepers to servers to reception staff. The reception staff took care of absolutely everything we needed. They made reservations at restaurants and for...

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Thank you very much Erica for your nice review. It was great to have you in Manalá Hotel for your Honeymoon, we really wanted that you guys had a wonderful time here. At the front desk we have all the information you may need to enjoy Santa Teresa. Thank you again, pura vida !!

Reviewed 17 November 2016

This small hotel is perfect for a weekend escape. Bungalows are beautiful and quite spacious. The pool area is as relaxing as it gets, surrounded by nature and awesome pizza steps away at the restaurant.

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LAURA S, Gerente at Manala Hotel, responded to this review

We are very happy that you had a nice time with us. As you said, it is a small hotel we have only 8 Bungalows in total. Thanks a lot for your nice review, and excellent qualification. We hope to see you back in Manalá Hotel. Pura vida !!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Eight mediterranean style Boungalows in a lush tropical setting; private bathrooms, hot water,air conditoner,wifi,tv, minifridge,ceiling fan, laptop safebox, parking area and 24 hrs security, restaurant and pool with jacuzzi. Our incedible location so close to the beach with the best beach break and our facilities, makes Manalà Hotel the perfect destiny for the best holiday ever. Open 2010. 800 meters North from Santa Teresa soccer fieldde fútbol de Santa Teresa ... more   less 

Additional Information about Manala Hotel

Address: 800 metros norte del campo de | futbol de Santa Teresa,Costa Rica, Santa Teresa 2640, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range: $120 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Manala Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Manala Hotel Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in Santa Teresa
#14 Romantic Hotel in Santa Teresa
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“Great to go with couple.”
ignacioo372, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Any of the bungalows would work - the higher numbers 6, 7 or 8 may be less noisy given proximity to the facility next door.”
nlwalshfamily, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Awesome! Our bungalow 6 (of 8) was adorable!! Roomy, clean! 20 feet to the pool. It was quiet, great cafe! Great pizza! Loved it!”
  • Our cute bungalow
t123t123, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There is wi-fi but it goes in and out, often disappearing altogether. Just unplug and enjoy the pura vida!”
allykekel, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 is next to the pool and restaurant so it could be noisier than the other rooms.”
34joset, 26 May 2016 | Read review
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