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Hotel San Bada

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 14 February 2016

This hotel is located literally next to the entrance gate of Manuel Antonio National Park, you really cannot beat this. However, the hotel really needs some attention. The fixture in the bathroom sink is wobbly and the step-on trash can in the bathroom would just fall over when you step on to open the lid. The rooms are large and...

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SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for your valuable feedback. We are so happy that you enjoyed the location and rooftop bar and views. The color of the hotel is very bright indeed, it was chosen to stand out against the lush green forest. We are sorry that some parts of your experience at San Bada were not satisfactory. We wish...

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Reviewed 14 February 2016

This hotel is literally located right outside of the national park, so it makes it easy to get to the park early before the crowds. We even saw a sloth actually in the park from the parking lot. The restaurant served a good buffet, and the lounge on the sixth floor offers a great view of the sunset.

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SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are happy that you enjoyed our location so much. You really could not get any closer to the national park. we are also glad you liked the buffet and of course the beautiful rooftop views. We hope someday you return! Pura Vida, Public Relations Manager

Stettler, Canada
Reviewed 6 February 2016

We stayed at San Bada four days and it felt like home. The restaurant staff could not have treated us better. Special thanks to Maykel and Christhin for going the extra mile to make our stay most pleasant. The catamaran tour was certainly a highlight of our stay at Manuel Antonio.

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SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is so great to hear how much you enjoyed your time here and how you felt at home. Our staff is so friendly and they want you to have an amazing stay. We will let them know how happy you were their service. We are glad you also got to enjoy some excursions while you were here....

London
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Didn't stay here but after leaving the park very hot and thirsty, we saw this lovely looking hotel and decided to have lunch there. We were shown to the restaurant on the sixth floor by the pool by Enrique. He was so lovely and helpful we all said we would like to stay here next time we come to Costa...

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SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear Sharon, Thank you for your kind words. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed our 6th floor bar. The view is very relaxing after a long day in the park. It is great to hear how much you appreciated our staff. They work very hard to make everyone who enters the property feel comfortable. We would love...

Manteno, Illinois
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Driving up to the hotel, it is beautiful on the outside, however after checking into our room, I was disappointed in the smell..it had a musty type smell in it that even the A/C couldn't counteract. The room was clean and neat and spacious however and we were comfortable.

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SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are sorry to hear that you were unimpressed with the odor in your room. We wish that you would have let us know about your issue and we would have fixed it for you. The humidity is very high during this season and sometimes it may affect the rooms. We do have options that can help freshen...

Loves Park, Illinois
Reviewed 3 February 2016

I would like to thank the wonderful night dinning room staff for the wonderful service I and my friend received on our last night there. We decided to have dinner in the hotel instead of traveling into town or another place. The staff: Cristhin Loqiza Vega, Emilio Corrales Cerdas and Chef Jourshua Carvajal Vindos made out last meal there one...

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SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear Karen, Thank you so much for your very nice review! We are so happy that we could make your stay (and last night) so memorable. The staff here loves to talk to our guests and are very passionate about hospitality. We will certainly let them know how much you enjoyed their service. We love to hear that you would...

Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

Loved it beautiful atmosphere wonderful staff very nice and helpful can't wait to go back loved zip lining and repelling so much fun. An amazing experience that I will definitely do again once I get the chance. Costa Rica all together was such an amazing and fun place to be with my family

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SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear Martha S. Thank you for your feedback and 5-star rating, We are very pleased that your stay with us was so enjoyable. We are happy that you got to see the surrounding area but also very happy that you were so comfortable inside as well. We know most guests spend a lot of time exploring the outdoors but we...

Arlington
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Great pools, clean rooms, lounge and gathering areas available. Friendly staff and great swim up bar. Literally at the gates of Manuel Antonio National Park. 5 minute shortcut to the beach for hotel guests. Howler monkeys in the trees 30 feet from your room balcony. We had a great time.

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SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear Kathleen, thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are happy that you got to see the wildlife so close to our hotel. Our location is perfect for birdwaqtching and seeing other animals in the National park. We are also glad you enjoyed the staff and cleanliness, we pride ourselves on guest satisfaction. We hope you...

Campton, New Hampshire
Reviewed 27 January 2016

We visited for one night with a Caravan tour. Best parts of being there was sunset at the sixth floor bar and the birds we could see from the balcony of our room. Meals were fine. Pools seemed adequate even though we didn't partake. Getting to the hotel on a weekend was a real experience due to the traffic and...

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SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review, We are glad you enjoyed the rooftop bar and sunset, that is a favorite of most guests. We are sorry that you had difficulty traveling here, This time of year is a very busy tourism season. We are happy you enjoyed the other aspects of the hotel. We hope you return! Warm regards,...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 25 January 2016

We stopped at the San Bada for drinks and to watch the sun set from the 6th floor roof top bar by a nice adults only pool. The staff were very friendly, the drinks were delicious and the views were wonderful. We saw several different birds and many monkeys in the trees towards the Manuel Antonio Park. It was a...

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SanBada C, Public Relations Manager at Hotel San Bada, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your nice review, We too wish you had the chance to stay here! It is very usual to see all types of wildlife around the hotel, being so close to the national park. We take pride in the grounds of our hotel and we are delighted that it has been noticed. If you ever return...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel San Bada brand new Hotel located right next to Manuel Antonio National Park entrance, and a few steps to Manuel Antonio Beach, Costa Rica.Rooms with National Park jungle and ocean view balconies. Discover the wildlife from your balcony and listen to the ocean. The biggest pool in the area with water slide, waterfalls and a pool bar. A private pool for adults at the terrace, with ocean and jungle view, perfect sunset spot! Our amenities:-Restaurant-Access to the public beach-Pool bar-Power generator in case of electricity shortout-Elevator-Biggest pool-Kids pool-Adults pool with ocean view-Snack Bar-WiFi-Free spacious parking, no driving needed once you are at the resort, everything is in walking distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel San Bada

Address: Next to Manuel Antonio National Park Entrance | Manuel Antonio Beach, Manuel Antonio National Park 6350, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: €142 - €266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel San Bada 3.5*
Number of rooms: 67
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Hotel San Bada Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
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#3 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#7 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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