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    Manala Hotel

    | 800 meters north of the soccer field of Santa Teresa, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
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    • Excellent79%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair access
    Laundry Service
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Our goal was to learn how to surf for our 10 year anniversary. And though we had some success with that, the environment to which we were exposed to while saying at Manala did more for our relationship then we expected. The staff there were...More

    1  Thank turtles71
    Response from LAURA S, Gerente at Manala HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you very much for taking a time to write such a nice review about us. We are so happy to know that you had a great 10 anniversary in Manalá Hotel. That sounds fun celebration "surfing in Santa Teresa with your wife". It would...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Look for this place ! It is worth it. Drive for around 2 kilometers after the crossroad and it is to your right. There is a jungle trail that leads to the ocean, approximately 150 meters. Beautiful bungalow style cabins, very spacious and luxurious. Well...More

    Thank Troy D
    Response from LAURA S, Manalá Team at Manala HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Wow! Thank you so much for such nice words Troy! We really appreciate to know when our guests are satisfied with their stay. Needles to say, if you want to return to Santa Teresa, it will always be a pleasure to welcome you back in...More

    Reviewed 13 September 2017

    Loved this place. It is small and quiet. The bungalows are quite large and comfortable. Breakfast was good but nothing out of this world. The swimming pool area was great. Perhaps what they need to improve is the internet coverage and bandwidth, which I understand...More

    1  Thank alexmurillo
    Response from LAURA S, Manala Team at Manala HotelResponded 15 September 2017

    Hi, Alex! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely comments and give us a perfect grade thru Trip Advisor. It was a pleasure to have all of you here with us. We are going to keep trying to improve the...More

    Reviewed 30 May 2017

    Manala Hotel consists of several rondavel-type bungalows off the main coastal road through Santa Teresa. To get to the beach it is necessary to cross the road and walk (or drive) down a track for some 400 metres. The bungalows themselves are attractive and spacious,...More

    1  Thank Twofreespirits
    Management response:Responded 1 June 2017

    Hi, Twofreespirits. Thank you for your comments, are quite an accurate description about our hotel with a delightful writing. Our main goal is to make you feel the most confortable on your vacations. We are going to take your observations into consideration for future improvements....More

    Reviewed 8 May 2017

    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...More

    Thank Ignacio O
    Management response:Responded 10 May 2017

    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...More

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    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Laundry Service
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$104 - US$169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Santa Teresa
    • Also Known As
    • Manala Hotel Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
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    Becky L
    13 February 2016|
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    Response from Nikki A | Reviewed this property |
    If you book a shuttle to santa teresa, private or with a small group, they will generally take you directly to your hotel
    andy p
    22 May 2015|
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    Response from LAURA S | Property representative |
    Hi Andy, All our Bungalows have 1 queen size bed, and we can put 2 extra single beds, maximum 4 people per Bungalow. There is also 1 Bungalow with 2 single beds, and we can put 2 more extra single beds in case of 4 beds... More
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    Michelle Y
    19 April 2015|
    Response from LAURA S | Property representative |
    Hi Michelle, we can arrange at any time shuttles or private taxis from Tambor or Juan Santa María airport to Manalá. In case you want to check rates, please send us an email and we will be more than glad to help you. Pura... More
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    "Great to go with couple."
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    "Any of the bungalows would work - the higher numbers 6, 7 or 8 may be less noisy given proximity to the..."
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    "Awesome! Our bungalow 6 (of 8) was adorable!! Roomy, clean! 20 feet to the pool. It was quiet, great cafe..."
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    "There is wi-fi but it goes in and out, often disappearing altogether. Just unplug and enjoy the pura vida!"
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