We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hotel San Bada

924 reviews
Save
Traveller (763)
Room & Suite (246)
Pool & Beach (142)
Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“caravan tour”(38 reviews)
“congo restaurant”(37 reviews)
“rooftop bar”(29 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
3.5 Star Hotel
All hotel details
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
4 Mar5 Mar
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from US$172.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Manuel Antonio hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "fec00fe4a4cb4e48aa368a4b1433c698", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1517530,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[79509096],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":4,"month":3,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":5,"month":3,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":172,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"fec00fe4a4cb4e48aa368a4b1433c698","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":350,"lowestMetaPrice":172,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":350,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":350,"lowestMetaPrice":172,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":350,"hotelName":"Hotel San Bada","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImZlYzAwZmU0YTRjYjRlNDhhYTM2OGE0YjE0MzNjNjk4IiwiQUlLIjoiNjM4Yzc3MjVkMTViNDA0YTgyN2Y3ZWRiZmNkYjEyODQifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "04/03/2018", "checkOut": "05/03/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$172", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"79509096":"CheapTicketsEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (924)Write a Review
Filter reviews
748 results
Traveller rating
414
234
68
23
9
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
414
234
68
23
9
Show reviews that mention
All reviewscaravan tourcongo restaurantrooftop barsixth floorpublic beachmanuel antonio national parkcosta ricashort walk to the beachpark entrancefloor roomclosest hotelhowler monkeyswater slidebig poolmain pooladult only poolgreat pool
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 748 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago

I found a variety of bugs in the room, including cockroaches some stringy little caterpillars. It had AC, but the room was always very damp and humid, and the AC didn't seem to help it. The walls were a bit beat up as well. Aside...More

Thank zoe17
Reviewed 2 days ago

This hotel has an excellent location, near the main gate of the National park. It is quaint looking and perhaps a bit dated, perhaps that is its appeal. We had an upgraded room on fifth floor at the far end. It had a private access...More

Thank Nirmal S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our room and its bathroom had no place where we could put things that were larger than a book, except for the luggage stand. The management was confused about which room was ours. The pools and the rooftop bar were nice, but the restaurant was...More

Thank roadtrekker
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I finished a two week trip at San Bada with a massage and mini facial, oh Em Gee it was spectacular ! one of the best massages I’ve ever had, and after hiking through the rain forests snd the cloud forest for two weeks I...More

Thank twin411
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our sense this is that the best place to stay in the area. While it’s true that this is a top choice for many tour buses, there’s a reason why. The rooms are lovely and the location cannot be beat! Breakfast is a so-so buffet...More

Thank RandyAvl
View more reviews
PreviousNext
123456150
About
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Hot Tub
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$159 - US$388 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio
#9 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$159 - US$388 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio
#9 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (763)
Room & Suite (246)
Pool & Beach (142)
Dining (73)
Amenities (33)
Family and Play Areas (6)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Jessicadp14
5 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Edward C | Reviewed this property |
if you refer to Tropical Storm Nate in October then yes the roads are definitely open for I was there in middle of November with no Road problems.
1
Vote
SantaBarbarians
31 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Cheryl J | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't bother with an umbrella. I think they probably have them at the motel if you need one. I don't mind getting wet. It's a tropical warm rain. I took a raincoat on my first trip, but I never used it, as it was... More
1
Vote
SantaBarbarians
26 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from SanBada C | Property representative |
Dear D.... Thank you very much for your message and reservation! Yes we checked the reservation and it is confirmed, we also assigned you the best room of our Hotel! Kind regards! Dante
1
Vote
PreviousNext
12345610
Room Tips
"Ask for the room with terrace access"
Read review
"Try for a higher floor with an ocean view."
Read review
"Spend a bit more to upgrade to the rooms on the higher floors that have an ocean view."
Read review
"Ask for a higher floor away from elevator."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing