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Atlantic Beach, Florida
Reviewed 6 June 2012

the staff has changed, the owner hires employees that steal from her and visitors! Although the view is exceptional, for the price and the risk of being robbed, it is not worth it!!!

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Dear Readers and Members of Trip Advisor. We fired an employee a few months ago over some thefts. The employee is knowledgeable about Trip Advisor and knows how to use it. We are investigating several commentaries made on Trip Advisor as we suspect that were motivated by a recent court hearing we had with that employee. If you any question,...

San Diego
Reviewed 5 June 2012

This hotel was having problems when we arrived. Several in our group had to change rooms because their original rooms smelled very bad. The electricity was out and our room had no running water at first. We ate dinner at the hotel and it seemed the bartender, waiter, cook, and cashier were all the same person. It was 1.5 hrs...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 17 April 2012

Hotel California was a nice getaway place. The rooms were a decent sized room with a good size bathroom. There is a TV in the room, fridge, safe (though mine didn't work), air conditioning, closet, & in room coffee maker. There is also a nice balcony off most if not all rooms. There is plenty of hot water for the...

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Reviewed 19 March 2012

Rooms are pretty minimal, but very clean. Half the lights in our room were burnt out, and the phone is impossible to use, but those things aren't deal breakers for me. What was a deal breaker was the restaurant. They seriously should just close it down and not even bother. The wait for food is atrocious, like at least 45...

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Cobourg, Canada
Reviewed 17 March 2012

After a busy couple of weeks on tour in Costa Rica, the Hotel California was a great place to just chill out and relax. It's quite and feels like you're right in the jungle. The room was clean and comfortable and the bed very nice with plenty of pillows. The fridge is very handy for keeping snacks and drinks so...

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Reviewed 7 March 2012

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 29 February 2012

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Irvine, California
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Vancouver, Canada
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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel California, Ocean View hotel !!! Great place to experience the peace of paradise and the thrill of local attractions. Located in beautiful Manuel Antonio with awesome views of the Pacific Ocean from our 12 Deluxe rooms and mountain view from our 15 Standard rooms.Our rooms are very comfortable & spacious with complete privacy, balcony, air conditioning, satellite television, telephones, hot water and mini- refrigerators.The hotel features a variety of services including honeymoon packages, surfing and sport fishing, canopy tours, Estuary Tours, White Water Rafting, Sailing Tours and can arrange for any other activities you might be looking for during your vacation in Costa Rica. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel California

Address: 200 mts east from Blue Monkey Hotel, Manuel Antonio National Park 60601, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: £60 - £148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel California 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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Hotel California Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
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 of 5 bubbles celad2001, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles omara377, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rooms to the right hand side, when facing the water have the better view of the ocean, since there is more canopy to the left.”
 of 5 bubbles KAVancouver, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Get a room with ocean view, it's really great”
 of 5 bubbles 351arturol, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Top floor, all rooms have an awesome view for sure!”
 of 5 bubbles Karenmagnuso, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
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