Ratings based on 182 Verified Reviews

4.7 out of 5
97% of guests recommend
4.8 Room cleanliness
4.8 Service & staff
4.6 Room comfort
4.7 Hotel condition
Expedia Verified Reviews
5 out of 5
by Daniel

Greatt Hotel

Posted 04-Mar-2017 on Hotels
Pool and veranda area are beautiful comfortable and very well kept. Complete with wild monkeys and a very sneaky white cat. Room was well furnished. Bed was a little hard but the rest of the stay made up for that. Staff could not have been more friendly and helpful. The free breakfast to order was a nice bonus. Bus stop to beach and Manuel Antonio just half a block away.
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveller from Calgary AlbertA

Amazing Boutique Hotel in Jungle Setting

Posted 20-Jan-2017
This is got to be one of the best boutique hotels I have ever stayed in, and I have traveled all over the world staying in some very nice boutique hotels in: Amsterdam, France, Bali, North Wales, Portugal, Venice and Spain. I find that most boutique hotels are good at one thing and not other things, where Hotel Plaza Yara truly seems to deliver in all areas. The staff are amazing, and truly define the word hospitality, going out of their way to make sure you are happy with every detail. The rooms are positively unique. Large room, great decor and furnishings, clean sheets, good bed, hot water all the time. Our room faced the pool and jungle, which was amazing all times of the day, with the night sounds of the jungle to lull you to sleep. They have 2 outdoor pools and an outdoor hot tub, all maintained daily. I watched the pool guy each morning cleaning and checking chemicals. The hotel entrance is also an art studio with beautiful paintings by local artist, and some very nice sofas to sit on while enjoying a cup of coffee and the art. The breakfast room is on the lower level, joining the amazing back patio. The breakfasts that are served are top notch. If you get the fruit bowl it is very large and full of local fruit. Every breakfast comes with a good portion of local fruit. The staff are true hospitality people from the maintenance and cleaning staff to the front desk staff, GM and also the owner. Hotel Plaza Yara is located 10 minutes by taxi or car from Manu
5 out of 5
by Erin

Excellent quality, superior value.

Posted 11-Jan-2017 on Hotels
Outstanding service, super convenient location, beautiful design, excellent value for the quality.
5 out of 5
by A verified traveller

This traveller left a rating score only Posted 28-Nov-2016 on Hotels
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveller from US

A small jewel in Manuel Antonio

Posted 03-Nov-2016
Pros: Breakfast was off a menu & everything we had over our 4 day stay was presented beautifully, plentiful & delish! Nelson, the mgr even gave us a ride
Cons: The ONLY RUB is that the hotel sits on a VERY busy street, (although you can't hear it from the rooms or public spaces) so don't plan on walking much.
Location: Manuel Antonio National parque is a 15 min. bus ride and there are many things to do there. Rainmaker preserve is also specatcular
This is a lovely small hotel with a tremendous attention to detail that's usually found at properties 3x the price. The first floor is an art gallery worth spending some time in. There are original painting, sculptures, indigenous artwork and ceramics; all well priced. The public spaces are lovely. There are two beautiful pools that face a jungle garden and a jacuzzi (although not heated) where you can watch the various birds, (we saw 2 macaws) and plenty of monkeys swinging about. There's an exceptional restaurant next door, (try any homemade pasta dish): they will provide drinks around the pool as well as room service. The suite we had was stunning, immaculate and spacious. The furnishing were more like an elegant home, with touches such as linen curtains, art glass lamps and gorgeous ceramics. We did have to ask for a hair dryer at the front desk but the entire staff, especially Jonathan were very helpful. The room also had a microwave, silverware, dishes, glasses and a refrigerator. We look forward to visiting again. Room Tip: one of the suites that are on the lowe
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveller

Posted 19-Oct-2016
Great hotel! Huge room, clean and comfortable. Staff was fantastic! Reception area is an art gallery with interesting works! Got a nice little goodbye gift as well :) Would stay here again!
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveller

Great hoteL. Close to park and good food.

Posted 19-May-2016
We had the best experience. Beautiful room, a sloth outside our window. Sat on the porch and watched the rain. Close to everything. Great breakfast included!
5 out of 5
by Jonathan

This traveller left a rating score only Posted 01-May-2016 on Hotels
5 out of 5
by Joseph from Boston

Posted 17-Feb-2016 on Hotels
Hotel was great! Not a far drive to downtown Manuel Antonio. Room was HUGE. Free breakfast. People were great - even gave us a little gift as we checked out.
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveller from mass

Quality room and breakfast for a great price.

Posted 16-Feb-2016
Our Room was more like a suite with kitchenette, small sitting area and huge shower. Breakfast was amazing... Better than in the "fancy" =expensive hotel we moved to. Good location between towns of quepos and Manuel Antonio !!! Would definitley go back.