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Manatus Hotel

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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 9 May 2015

A welcoming , friendly and very small hotel with great enthusiastic guides. Food and service were excellent, although you do pay quite a bit for the exclusivity. Is it worth it? Yes, I think it is because the hotel and location stay very fondly in...More

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Response from HotelManatus, Propietario at Manatus HotelResponded 20 May 2015

Chris: thank you very much for your kind words. One of our objectives is that our guests take with them a vivid picture of the nature that surrounds us, a nature rich in flora and fauna and exotic landscapes unique in the world. We hope...More

Reviewed 9 May 2015

Great trip, although slightly disappointing on the bird life as had expected to see greater numbers of colourful birds. However Manatus Lodge was lovely, very tranquil and thoroughly relaxing. Accommodation was good, airconditioned which was much appreciated. Rooms were nice although.could be made even better...More

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Response from HotelManatus, Propietario at Manatus HotelResponded 20 May 2015

Hello and thank you very much for writing us about your experience at Manatus Hotel. All comments and recommendations from our guests are taken into account to implement them. Hopefully in your next trip to Tortuguero you can see many more of the 400 species...More

Reviewed 8 May 2015

Our first stop in Costa Rica. Really relaxing. Nice and quiet location with just a few cabins, few guests, no kids. Everything was OK, including quality and choice of meals (a la carte). Good tour guides as well.

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Response from HotelManatus, Propietario at Manatus HotelResponded 20 May 2015

Inge, hello! We are glad that your stay at Manatus, as well as the food and our guides let you lived a relaxing vacation. For us it's an honor to receive guests from locations far away as Wijchen, Netherlands. Take care!

Reviewed 7 May 2015

great staff, in the middle of paradise. just loved it. we had such a great time in the park and on the river with the fishing guides. if you love nature and fishing, you cant go wrong. only down side..the beds.....hard as rocks..the lodge could...More

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Response from HotelManatus, Propietario at Manatus HotelResponded 21 May 2015

Dear Paul: thank you very much for sending us your comments through TripAdvisor. Of course we will consider your words to improve our services. We hope you return soon to Tortuguero!

Reviewed 5 May 2015

Manatus may not be the most luxurious hotel, the food may not be the best, it's not a place to go for night life but it is, without a doubt, the best hotel I have ever stayed in. A fantastic location, lovely staff and and...More

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Response from HotelManatus, Propietario at Manatus HotelResponded 21 May 2015

That's one of our goals Dallhg that guests visiting Manatus Hotel forget their worries and enjoy the natural beauty of Costa Rica, its forests and exotic animals. Your kind words make us feel proud. We hope you can visit us again soon.

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Certificate of Excellence
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Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$328 - US$676 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
US$328 - US$676 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Laurel S
11 September 2017|
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Response from cochinguy | Reviewed this property |
Our stay at the Manatus Hotel was specially good because we did not have to bother with choosing restaurants. Go there for the ambiance of being in a small, intimate hotel where you do not have the usual touristy stuff... More
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Joe H
19 February 2016|
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Ken R
2 December 2014|
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Response from HotelManatus | Property representative |
Hello Ken R., Costa Rica is one of the best tourist destinations in Central America for sport fishing, specially in places like Tortuguero and Barra del Colorado, at the Caribbean coast. You can fish Tarpon, Robalo... More
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"Rooms 1-4 are closest to the lobby and dining"
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"Only 12no rooms in 3no blocks so think they are all the same and as good as each other"
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"Room 8 upwards if you don;t want to be woken by monkeys!"
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"Night-time walking tour through jungle or the night-time turtle nesting tours are worth the value and..."
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