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    El Mangroove, Autograph Collection

    | Papagayo Bay, Playa Panama 50503, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent67%
    • Very good23%
    • Average7%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
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    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Kitchenette
    Concierge
    Wheelchair access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Kids Club
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    Private Balcony
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 609 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    First, this is a fairly new hotel. I believe it's only about 3 years old, which makes the architecture and amenities pretty modern. It's thoughtfully laid out and has a decent beach with minimal wake. The pool is located at the center of the complex...More

    Thank Sunny D
    Response from ConciergeEH, Concierge at El Mangroove, Autograph CollectionResponded 3 days ago

    Dear Sunny D: Thank you for sharing your experience at the El Mangroove, Autograph Collection through this review. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We love the people working at El Mangroove. They really make the place work. The restaurants offer Vegetarian and Vegan options that made my daughter feel at home. The property is well maintained and the Hotel is nestled below a canopy of incredible trees. We...More

    Thank Wesley F
    Response from ConciergeEH, Guest Relations Manager at El Mangroove, Autograph CollectionResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest: Thank you for sharing your experience at the El Mangroove, Autograph Collection through the Guest Satisfaction Survey. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We had a wonderful time at the property highlighted by the staff that made us feel welcomed throughout our stay. Andrea and Jose were just two of many on the staff that were courteous, helpful and always accommodating. The property has two very good restaurants...More

    1  Thank Love2EatPhilly
    Response from ConciergeEH, Guest Relations Manager at El Mangroove, Autograph CollectionResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Guest: Greetings from El Mangroove! We appreciate your time sharing your experience with others, it means a lot reading reviews as yours , when you clearly experience the hospitality from El Mangroove family, our employees makes us very proud. Your feedback will be shared...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    To be honest - I'm torn in this review. As some one mentioned, the marketing team for this hotel is amazing. It is a beautiful place, but it is not what the "brochure" lead me to believe. When we arrived, the staff was phenomenal. However,...More

    1  Thank aliciammooradian
    Response from ConciergeEH, Guest Relations Manager at El Mangroove, Autograph CollectionResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Alicia: Thank you your time sharing you feedback in regards to your recent stay at the El Mangroove, Autograph Collection. As we pride ourselves on delivering a memorable hotel experience during your travels, we have unfortunately fallen short of our goal during your recent...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    El Mangroove is a great luxury hotel. Is has a lot of amenities such as a pool, gym, restaurants, access to the beach and access to water sports such as kayaking, paddle boarding, snorkeling and fishing. The location is great if you want to be...More

    Thank Zigboo
    Response from ConciergeEH, Guest Relations Manager at El Mangroove, Autograph CollectionResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Guest: Thank you for sharing your experience at the El Mangroove, Autograph Collection. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$211 - US$464 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 85
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Gulf of Papagayo >
    • Playa Panama
    • Also Known As
    • El Mangroove, Autograph Collection Costa Rica/Playa Panama
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    Brittney G
    12 September 2017|
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    Good afternoon Brittney: Thank you for choosing our resort for your next holiday trip! Our resort is located just 20 minutes from the airport and within 60 minutes distance from most of the popular natural attractions like... More
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    21 August 2017|
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    Response from mere13 | Reviewed this property |
    I've stayed at the El Mangroove and visited the JW. I'm actually staying at the JW in December. They're both fantastic properties... just very different. The El Mangroove is much smaller and feels quite boutique and... More
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    Sara J
    8 July 2017|
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    Response from ConciergeEH | Property representative |
    Dear Sara: Greetings from El Mangroove! We offer an All-Inclusive package for $180 USD per day and per person and $90 USD kids under 12 year old. This included service in our two restaurant, Premium Bar (see list... More
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    "If you like Marriott then I suggest you give this property a try."
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    "Don't waste the extra money on getting the balcony rooms, they don't have beach views anyway!"
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    "We had the Crown Room or Canopy Room- unbelievable!"
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    "The presidential suite has a great view of the whole beach, and a private small pool on the deck (although..."
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