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Reviewed 6 June 2014 via mobile

We stayed in this hotel for four nights. Couple and two children (13.5, 10). Our room, number 318, was close to the main building, right next to the magnificent pool, bar and restaurant where breakfast is served. Our room had two beds, a bathroom and toilet (together) and balcony overlooking the garden and the sea (side view). Great hotel staff,...

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Ms. Vanessa thank you so much for your kind review! We're so glad to hear you and your family really enjoyed your stay. We'll let Karina and Eric know you mentioned them :) Thanks again and pura vida!

Casselberry, FL
Reviewed 5 June 2014

i was very pleased with this hotel. The rooms and beds were very nice. Great pool areas with wonderful sunsets. They have a very good breakfast buffet and other meals were also very good. The location is very close to Manual Antonio National Park, one of the top parks in the country, very popular. The only issue (a minor one)...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Dear Ralph, Thank you for choosing Parador Resort & Spa for your vacation in Manuel Antonio. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the amenities, food and the amazing wildlife surrounding the resort! We also appreciate your feedback as it helps us improve our product to continue providing a superior experience to our guests. We hope to welcome...

Delray Beach, Florida
Reviewed 5 June 2014

The location is 5 star and the room we had was maybe 3 stars, very old and outdated. If you don't mind a so so room then this place is amazing. Up on a hill overlooking the ocean, the hotel grounds are amazing and when we were at the pool monkeys came and hung out with us for a drink....

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Those monkeys just love to come out and play, don't they? They are very curious little beings and like the attention. We're glad you were able to enjoy them and take home some great memories. Please know we take all comments very seriously and will look into your reviews regarding the room, as we strive to always better our facilities....

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 5 June 2014

Had a great trip here May 25-27, 2014. Perfect location minutes from Manuel Antonio park. Hotel had a great free breakfast and we were able to set up a worthwhile tour for the park. The pictures you can get from a guide's spotting scope ( with an iPhone or regular camera) is worth the cost of the guide in itself....

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

You're so right: sometimes slow season is the best season! We're very happy you enjoyed your stay and were able to take home some amazing pictures of our wildlife and some great memories as well. Pura vida, amigos!

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 4 June 2014 via mobile

This hotel was absolutely breathtaking! I saw pictures before the trip but when we arrived we were immediately in love. Even the cab drivers said it's the best place to stay and top of the line... We were so excited we picked such an awesome hotel. Every single employee is happy and so nice! They all spoke really good English...

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

It really means so much to us to read your kind words: our staff works very hard and it's great to hear their efforts have paid off. We're so happy you had a wonderful stay and would 110% love to welcome you back again :) Pura vida!

Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 2 June 2014

We arrived after a very long bus ride to be greeted with non-alcoholic sangria and fresh cool towels. The views are breath taking from all areas of the hotel property. The breakfast buffet had a huge assortment of local cuisine and very fresh and clean with great outdoor eating area with views. The private beach was a nice walk and...

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We'll have a serious talk with the monkeys - they really need to show up to work :) Thanks for the tip about the sign for the beach, we'll definitely look into it. We look forward to welcoming you back to enjoy more of our pura vida! :)

WINNIPEG
Reviewed 1 June 2014

We stayed for 3 nights at a different hotel in Manuel Antonio which turned out to be a mistake for our family (note: loud late-night parties at Mango Moon). We packed up our kids and went to the Parador and it was one of the best decisions we've ever made! We were greeted with wet towels to clean our hands...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Parador Resort & Spa for your stay in Manuel Antonio and for sharing your experience in this forum. We're so happy to hear that you and your family truly enjoyed your stay and the amenities and services, including the amazing wildlife that surrounds our resort. We look forward to welcoming you again in the...

East Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 29 May 2014

We just got back from an 8 night stay in Costa Rica, 5 nights at Hotel Parador and we were amazed at this hotel! We stayed in a Vista Suite which was well worth what we paid for it. The room was beautiful and the view we had was even better. We enjoyed all of the pools here & loved...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Dear Katie, We are so happy to hear about your experience in Parador and that you fully enjoyed every day of your stay. Relaxation, happiness, romance, wildlife and adventure - are the ingredients for a memorable vacation! It would be an honor to be part of your Big Day! And Silvia, our wedding coordinator, will be ready to make your...

Edmonton
Reviewed 29 May 2014

We stayed at the Parador for 1 week. It is a beautiful hotel in a extremely beautiful location. Rooms are fantastic. We had a few little problems with our room BUT were moved to another room. It was unbelievable what a extravagant room they moved us to in order to compensate for the inconvenience. Silvia the manager at the Parador...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Dear Brent, We are so happy to hear about your experience in Parador! Thank you for your kind words about Silvia - we've shared with her and truly brought a huge smile in her face! We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Pura vida!

Chicago, IL
Reviewed 28 May 2014

The second day of a four day stay here, I got pretty sick with a gastro-intestinal bug. We ate only at the hotel and I was careful to drink only bottled water, but still got ill. I called the front desk on a Sunday and asked about getting a doctor to see me. Within an hour I had a doctor...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Parador, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for sharing your experience about your stay in this forum. We were so happy to hear that you recovered quickly and were able to truly enjoy the Parador experience - from the amenities and views to the food and amazing wildlife. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Pura vida!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Parador Resort & Spa, Costa Rica’s premier eco-luxury resort. Sitting high above the Central Pacific coastline, this award-winning hotel is built on 12 acres of rainforest in beautiful Manuel Antonio, just minutes from Costa Rica’s best beaches.Known for its dedication to preserving and protecting Mother Nature as well as its first-class amenities, Parador offers a long list of activities for your enjoyment and a staff ready to accommodate your every need. Experience inspired cuisine. Take a walk along a white sand beach. Swing through the rainforest canopy. Or simply relax and take in the view from your splendid suite. It’s all about responsible luxury, pura vida style. Parador Resort & Spa… Where Green Is More Than Just A Color. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Parador

Address: PO Box 284, Quepos, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: €199 - €420 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Parador 4*
Number of rooms: 121
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Also Known As:
Resort Parador
Hotel Parador Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#4 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#4 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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