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Palm Beach Estates Lot 147, Playa Grande 50308 Costa Rica See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews minute walk private access to the beach the pura vida lifestyle standard room self catering costa rica superior villa basketball hoop chilled out atmosphere relaxed hotel ping pong shared kitchen fully equipped kitchen surf lessons national park palm trees small market
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

Beautiful property, outstanding owners/host, quiet and laid back and close to the beach. But--- I had zero WiFi in my room. I had to go outside, feed the mosquitoes and steal WiFi from a nearby restaurant or the Surf Camp next door which barely worked....More

Thank dfarm357
Response from Federico d, Propietario at Hotel El ManglarResponded 30 July 2018

Hello!! Thank you so much for sharing your experience! We are working on a Wifi project to improve it to all rooms, in the meantime we offer free Wifi on the lobby by the pool! We are working in the hot water situation on the...More

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Villa 2, it had everything we needed a kitchenette fully equipped, fridge, private bathroom with hot shower, AC, cable tv and a terrace with a hammock. The villa was in front of the swimming pool and the garden is well kept. The...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

If your looking for amazing hospitality an great people the el manglar is where ya wanna stay! I met so many great people there an the area is amazing! I can't wait till next may to go back!!!! Amazing. Eat sleep surf an adventure! Thank...More

Thank Rob I
Response from JavierdeMezerville, Owner at Hotel El ManglarResponded 19 May 2018

Hola Rob, What a pleasure to read you ! We are glad you enjoyed your vacations with us. It would be great to see you again in Playa Grande for your next beach vacations. Pura Vida Evelyne Lariviere Operations Supervisor

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

This place is awesome for the money. If you have a good attitude and are not expecting perfection this place is for you. I did a couple minor repairs to our room because they were not able to get around to fixing. I really didn’t...More

Thank muskiejones
Response from Federico d, Propietario at Hotel El ManglarResponded 25 April 2018

Hola We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Thanks so much for writing about your experience here, and we appreciate your compliments! Nothing pleases us more than to know our guests are looking forward to their next visit and we look forward to...More

Reviewed 28 March 2018

The hotel was beautiful and the surroundings definitely felt like you're in paradise. Private access to the beach was great. The staff was wonderful and very helpful. The only negative was the room itself. The bathroom had a broken towel rack, so there wasn't anywhere...More

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Response from JavierdeMezerville, Owner at Hotel El ManglarResponded 31 March 2018

Hola, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. Our guests opinions really matter to make our place better, We will advise ur maintenance team abut such issues. Thank you again for the great comment about our grounds and the location !...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Outdoor pool
Price range
US$43 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$43 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Traveller (151)
Pool & Beach (53)
Room & Suite (44)
Dining (1)
Family and Play Areas (7)
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2 September 2018|
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Response from Federico d | Property representative |
Hola Linda, is about 1.2hrs drive from the airport to our hotel. (70km distance approx.) If you need help set up transportation let's us know! We will be happy to assist you. Pura vida Federico
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"The Villas are very nice for the price, hot water, full kitchen,BBQ grill on the front porch and a hammock."
25 Jul 2018
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"If WIFI is important request rooms closest to the office to receive signal!"
21 Mar 2018
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"I would go for the villas. You pay a little more than a room, but it is so worth it!"
17 Mar 2018
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"Wifi was available in the common area. The villas seem wonderful, and I would like to stay in one of those..."
16 Mar 2018
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