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Shana Hotel and Spa

San Jose, Costa Rica (SJO)

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Based on 774 reviews
The Shana Hotel and Spa is ideally located with spectacular views of the Pacific coast and the rain forest.
Style: This stylish hotel is set upon the hills of Quepos Point.
Room & Rates
Superior Room

Superior Room - Breakfast Included

Starting from
$129 $123
Per Adult Nightly
  • 1 Queen size bed
  • Air Conditioning
  • Full bathroom with shower
  • Terrace or balcony
  • Coffee maker
  • Safe box
  • Telephone
  • Wi-Fi access [$]
  • TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Alarm clock
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Deluxe Room

Deluxe Room - Breakfast Included

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$163 $155
Per Adult Nightly
  • 1 King bed and 1 Queen size bed
  • Air Conditioning
  • Full bathroom with shower
  • Balcony
  • Coffee maker
  • Safe box
  • Telephone
  • Wi-Fi access [$]
  • TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Alarm clock
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Junior Suite

Junior Suite - Breakfast Included

Starting from
$186 $177
Per Adult Nightly
  • 1 King bed and a sofa-bed
  • Air Conditioning
  • Full bathroom with shower and tub
  • Balcony
  • Coffee maker
  • Safe box
  • Telephone
  • Wi-Fi access [$]
  • TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Alarm clock
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Shana Hotel and Spa
Road to Quepos Point, Manuel Antonio National Park 5000, Manuel Antonio, CC Costa Rica Quepos

Location

Located at 2 and a half hours driving from San Jose city, and just 20 minutes on a domestic flight from the Central Valley. The Shana Hotel and Spa invites you to enjoy an unique experience with elegance and comfort.

Why Stay Here

With white-sand beach, lush vegetation and majestic mountains, located close to the Manuel Antonio National Park, one of the 12 most beautiful natural parks in the world. Traveler`s Choice 2014 Winner as Top 20 Luxury hotels in Central America, by Tripadvisor.

Resort Details

  • Outdoor pool with terrace, umbrellas and luxurious sun beds
  • Accessible to Biesanz beach
  • Room service from 7am to 10 pm [$]
  • Fully equiped Spa with hot tub
  • Tours desk
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking

Accommodation Details

The elegantly decorated rooms at Shana Hotel and Spa features a furnished balcony with garden, jungle or ocean views.

Plasma cable 32-inch TV, a minibar, high speed wifi free connection, air condition, iPod dock and a safe equip all the rooms, while the luxurious bathrooms have a Turkish bath and rain shower, bathrobes and slippers.

Restaurants, Lounges & Bars

The hotel`s a la carte Gusto Restaurant serves  breakfast [included], lunch and dinner with both regional and international cuisine, while the Living Bar and Lounge offers the perfect setting for relaxing.

Pools & Spas

  • Outdoor pool with terrace, umbrellas and luxurious sun beds
  • Fully equiped Spa with hot tub

Nearby

Hiking, cycling and fishing are all popular nearby. The Manuel Antonio National Park and the village of Quepos are one of the most amazing touristic attractions in Costa Rica. The Shana Hotel and Residence offers car rental and free private parking.

AMENITIES:
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Babysitting (+)
  • Coffee Shop (+)
  • Complimentary Bathrobe and Slippers
  • Complimentary Coffee
  • Concierge Desk
  • Continental Breakfast (+)
  • Dry Cleaning Service (+)
  • Elevator / Lift
  • Exterior Corridors
  • Fine Dining (+)
  • Fitness Facility
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Guest Activity Desk (+)
  • Library / Video Library
  • Lounge/Bar (+)
  • Massage Services (+)
  • Massage Therapist (+)
  • Mountain View
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Room Service (+)
  • Spa Services (+)
  • Sun Deck
  • Wake-Up Service
  • Wedding Services (+)
  • Widescreen TV
  • Wireless Internet
(+) = Additional fees may apply for the use of these amenities.
(*) = Free, some restrictions may apply

Based on 774 reviews
from San Diego, California
Submitted on 16-05-2016
We travel a lot and I don't usually take the time to write reviews, however I've been motivated after my stay. This is a gemstone of a hotel; all of the fantastic reviews I read had been repeated in my visit. Immaculate clean room, professional and polite employees who really work hard to make sure you have an enjoyable experience, the manager particularly has been exceptional.
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Submitted on 21-05-2016
This was one of my favourite places in Costa Rica. We stayed in an apartment there and could see lots of monkeys every morning from our balcony. We even saw squirrel monkeys which are apparently very rare. What I really liked about this place is: the view from the balcony, great infinite pool and big breakfast. They even give you a ride in a golf cart to a close by beach.
from Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Submitted on 21-05-2016
Our stay including three nights in the 1st level of the hotel portion of the Shana Hotel and Spa. The room was a bit dark and under cooled. The temps were very high during our stay and not being able to escape the heat was brutal. There were several somewhat minor issues in the room with regards to faucets (spraying water everywhere), cleanliness and a few larger issues (heavy glass shower door pulling from wall). The shower door would not freely swing meaning that when it shut it would swing in... Read more
from Los Angeles
Submitted on 23-05-2016
Not quite as luxurious as El Parador next door, but friendlier staff. The owners come from French North Africa and greet you as a welcome guest. Many rooms don't have views but it's not important as they are very nicely laid out and you can get your views from the main pool and the restaurant. On Saturdays during the season they have live entertainment and the food is well presented and tasty at night though at breakfast it is just average.
from San Jose, California
Submitted on 24-05-2016
This hotel was perfect for us. We were a family of four, 2 teenagers my wife and me. We booked the residence, and it was very accommodating. The two bedrooms were cozy and stylish. One morning we saw squirrel monkeys, some with babies sitting on their backs. It was amazing. The staff was outstanding. They went the extra mile to make sure we had what we needed. It was a fantastic stay, and we would certainly stay here again.
from Novato, California
Submitted on 26-05-2016
The hotel and grounds were beautiful. The price was more than fair. The room was perfect and the staff was friendly and helpful. They have a semi-private beach that was quiet and peaceful compared to the busy beach everyone else goes to. The Shana was definitely one of the highlights of our 10 day trip down the coast to Uvita and back. The breakfast buffet had everything you could want. I lost the manager's card, but he and his staff went out of their way for us. In will absolutely stay there ag... Read more
from Miami, Florida
Submitted on 01-06-2016
I loved this hotel. The view from the pool is pretty! They have a access to the beach. I loved this private beach. Very quiet at night, and it is close to restaurants. Overall this hotel is great! Nice breakfast and service!
from New Orleans, Louisiana
Submitted on 02-06-2016
My husband and I book this hotel through Expedia, and the description given was accurate. The room was big and spacious for all of us. Wi-Fi signal was strong and the air conditioning worked fine. The swimming pool was wonderful; we even saw some monkeys around it. Very good overall experience. The restaurant staff was fantastic. Extremely helpful and gave us great suggestions!
from Bath, Maine
Submitted on 03-06-2016
A real treasure in the heart of Manuel Antonio! Excellent hospitality along with great value. The room was awesome, and very fast and good room service. We enjoyed breakfast and the monkeys! The surroundings were fantastic!
from United States
Submitted on 05-06-2016
This is a hidden gem and we were so happy we stayed here! Very clean, friendly and helpful staff, complimentary breakfast, super nice pool area and the most gorgeous semi private beach a short walk away with monkeys as a special treat to watch as you walk down to the water. I highly recommend this hotel!
from Atlanta, Georgia
Submitted on 17-06-2016
Great hotel . Restaurant was nice but too expensive . Service was very good. Drive to get there was stressful . Beaches hard to get too . Pizza at restaurant was very good . Live entertainment at restaurant was not good
from Magnolia, Arkansas
Submitted on 18-06-2016
We stayed here at the beginning of June. Booked a family room and we got a large suite. Our kids were in a large sized bedroom with TV and we stayed in an even larger room, all with flat screen TVs. There was a lot of space and everything seemed to be new. The breakfast was excellent. The staff was extremely professional and they all spoke very good English. They suggested us a few activities to do and turned out to be wonderful tours. We recommend the whitewater rafting. Great value for the mon... Read more
from Hersonissos, Greece
Submitted on 18-06-2016
It was my first time in this great hotel fool of green plants very clean hotel the staff very friendly pool very clean rooms fantastic with beautiful view I would to advise every body to go to Shana hotel I will come back Thank you
from
Submitted on 21-06-2016
We stayed for 3 nights at Shana and had an amazing experience! The rooms were clean and spacious. The staff was amazingly friendly and helpful. Breakfast was delicious. There is a beach within walking distance that is very nice and wasn't crowded at all. We didn't have our kids with us, but I would say it's not a super kid friendly hotel.
from San Diego, California
Submitted on 21-06-2016
This was our first trip to Costa Rica and our travel agent added to our itinerary a short visit to Manuel Antonio. I can see why. The place is beautiful. This hotel was an excellent choice, the service was good, rooms were clean and we really loved the pool. Our kids, teen agers, were happy to do the activities and we all joined the National Park guided hike tour and a zipline tour. This hotel is a good option for families.
from Lansing, Michigan
Submitted on 28-06-2016
We reserved this hotel for 4 nights. The location itself is excellent. The hotel is on a secondary road, minutes away from a beautiful private beach. We had a car, and it took us about 5 minutes to drive to the Manuel Antonio beach and National Park. The rooms were fantastic, huge and clean!! We never saw a hotel with bathrooms so big. The grounds were amazing, and we saw more wildlife around the hotel's gardens than anywhere else. We will come back.
from Toronto, Canada
Submitted on 29-06-2016
We arrived at the airport late and our shuttle bus left us. We didnt know or were told what times this shuttle bus would be around. It was a holiday around this time for Costa ricans so it was going to be hard to get a ride. But eventually we did and paid the taxi driver a flat fee to take is to Manuel Antonio. I dont remember the price because it was such a long time ago. The higway was close so it would take us longer to get here becauee we had to take the back road and mountain route. Which w... Read more
from Dominical, Costa Rica
Submitted on 29-06-2016
We reserved rooms to stay here, along with a customer. While the location is great and very beautiful grounds, it lacks charm. The beds, while clean and nice looking, were not very comfortable and sleep was hard to find. They offered a breakfast which was good, and the pool area was very nice and attractive with beautiful flowers. The pool area is the view from the dining room. Overall, I would say that It lacks that "cozy feel" and had a mostly American flair. Also, to be fair in every aspec... Read more
from Quepos
Submitted on 29-06-2016
Since the moment we arrived everything from the friendliness of the service to the quality of the amenities were truly unforgettable. On our first evening we enjoyed a fabulous meal at the hotel restaurant. We would truly recommend Shana Hotel to anyone.
from Dallas, Texas
Submitted on 02-07-2016
Shana has beautiful views and is close to one of the best swimming beaches in the region. Not the most convenient location if you like to walk around and explore. Rooms seem to be recently updated but not as comfortable as they could be. Breakfast was good with a decent selection.
from Saint Paul, Minnesota
Submitted on 07-07-2016
The view from the rooms is gorgeous. The staff is terrific and they do their best to make you feel Bienvenidos! The rooms are huge and ultra clean. Breakfast is served early in the morning until 10 AM, and it was the best we had in Costa Rica. Wonderful hotel experience in a beautiful place.
from Dallas, Texas
Submitted on 08-07-2016
I would like to thank all the staff and the managemnt of Shana Hotel,i never met so nice people who made me feel like i was with my family.This hotel is renovated and have a new management who made it the best hotel in Manuel Antonio Everything is clean,rooms are amazing and the pool area is very special.As i said the staff and the manager are the best ever.I will surely come back. Thank you.
from Bedford, New Hampshire
Submitted on 09-07-2016
We stayed at this hotel for 5 nights and it was amazing. The grounds were spotless, the room (more like an apartment) was incredibly decorated and the bedrooms were huge! We never had seen a bathroom like this one so far... with a jacuzzi! The breakfast was excellent, fruits, cheese, eggs, jam and a local meal waiters called Pinto, basically white rice mixed with black beans, very tasty. The reception and restaurant staff were friendly and the maids were particularly helpful and fast. No doubt, ... Read more
from Chicago, Illinois
Submitted on 10-07-2016
There are so many wonderful things to say about this place! I love Shana Hotel and spa! When we arrived the service was absolutely impeccable! Everyone was so nice and treated us with the absolute best service. Anytime you go to the front desk or need a ride they come immediately to get you with the golf cart. Room- The room was beautiful, modern, and very clean. The bathroom was beautiful and had a rainfall shower head. I did not see one bug in our room at all. As we walked around the hotel t... Read more
from Retie, Belgium
Submitted on 13-07-2016
This is our third time in this beautiful paradise.We booked a Delux room as we have our Child with us and the owner Mr Samir upgraded us and gave us a Junior Suite with Jacuzzi, Waw. The hotel looks much better than last year,alot of renovation everywhere and everything looks cleaner. We met our friends from last year the Monkeys and they are amazing, they come to say good morning as usual. The service is much better as they have more staf and the food is really excellent. We love Costa Rica and... Read more
from Lincoln, Nebraska
Submitted on 13-07-2016
We stayed 4 days at the hotel for the 4th of July weekend. We went for a romantic getaway with mu husband (we are a young couple) and because we really needed some relax time. There are so many good things to say about this place, so let's sart with the people. The service is wonderful, and the hotel has the friendliest staff you'll find. They are all wonderful to be around. The food is excellent. Their pizzas are just the best you will ever try. Guido, the italian chef, makes the best pizza W... Read more
from Jacksonville, Florida
Submitted on 14-07-2016
Beautiful place, wonderful staff and the beds... ohh the beds! Beds and pillows were the best we ever had on any vacation. We could not expect better. The reception staff was amazing and they suggest us a lot of things to do. We went on a whitewater rafting trip with Tucanes Tours, and it was outstanding. Breakfast was good and every day we could order different fruits and plates. Thank you!!
from Wichita, Kansas
Submitted on 15-07-2016
Fabulous hotel, delivering top standards. Good choice of breakfast, stunning views, warm and friendly staff. Clean, large and incredibly decorated rooms. Great swimming pool area, right next to the bar. Will definitely come back.
from Antwerp, Belgium
Submitted on 16-07-2016
Writing this review, we are lying down by the pool area of this beautiful hotel. Enjoying some cocktails and admiring the view of the jungle full with monkeys and thousands of butterflys, what a paradise!!! The people here are very kind and George is the best waiter we had. Rooms are excellents with a judge bathroom including a Jacuzzi. Restaurant and food are very good.We are having the time of our life. We will be back. Thank you for your hospitality.
from Louisville, Kentucky
Submitted on 16-07-2016
This was an awesome stay! Big rooms with fantastic views of the sea and jungle. Location is good, off the main road to Manuel Antonio, but driving distance from the beach and town. The young woman from the reception was very helpful. The parking was in the hotel property, right in front of our room area. No doubt we stay here again when we come to the Manuel Antonio!
from San Diego
Submitted on 18-07-2016
I stayed at this hotel with my two children, ages 8 and 11. The best things about this hotel were Jorge, who worked at the restaurant, Edwin, the bellman, and the proximity of the hotel to Playa Biesanz. The free daily breakfast was also very good, and the bathroom in our room was very big and nicely done. A/C in the room worked very well. The room itself was ok. The tile floor was stained, the beds were extremely hard (and I like a firm bed), and the pillows were soft and lumpy. There was... Read more
from Midland, Texas
Submitted on 19-07-2016
Jorge, a young man, working on the property was wonderful to help us. He served us water pool side and would help us in any way possible. Kevin made our trips up and down the hill much easier and Alban and the young ladies who helped us book every tour imaginable were so gracious as was Mr. Griebin, who manages the property. Jairo also helped us with whatever needs we had.
from Albuquerque, New Mexico
Submitted on 20-07-2016
We came here from Monteverde for three days. Our travel agent said that Tripadvisor had excellent reviews of this hotel, so we decide to try it out. Our room, last floor overlooking at the ocean - was huge and fabulous. Giant bed, massive bathroom, kitchen.... I would totally live here! Our friends were staying one floor below us, and they had the same experience. Breakfast was awesome served next to the pool. This hotel is, no doubt, the best place we‚??ve been in Costa Rica.
from Cameron Park, California
Submitted on 21-07-2016
We rented through VRBO a beautiful, fully equipped condo at the Shana Hotel, called Condo Del Mar. This is an amazing property. The first thing to mention is the stunning ocean views from the family room and each of the three bedrooms. The location will never disappoint. The condo was well equipped and the owners Kerwin and Lisa were very responsive when setting up the reservations and answered all questions. There is a local manager Willy who will help with arranging any tours you want to ... Read more
from Albany, New York
Submitted on 23-07-2016
We had an outstanding view from our room, located on the last floor. It was basically an apartment! The bathroom was huge and clean, as the rest of the room. Around the pool area there were lots of chairs, so we always have space to relax. The breakfast was incredibly tasty, even if we ordered simple meals as scramble eggs and toasted bread. The hotel team, including the waiters, was just amazing. We will remember this trip forever!
from
Submitted on 23-07-2016
In an expensive Manuel Antonio Shana offers good quality for a reasonable price. Modern and clean rooms, great balcony views, breakfast included and very good service. Would recommend for anyone looking for a four star type hotel in the area.
from
Submitted on 24-07-2016
We had an amazing stay at the hotel. The rooms are very clean and place is spotless. We got a double queen room, and wished we could have got it with the kitchen. Food choices are very few beside the restaurant at the property! Food and live music were awesome and management was over top friendly. Restaurant serve one of the best pizzas I have ever had. We saw a group of howler monkeys from our balcony which was amazing!! The beach is walking distance from the hotel, and has a amazing scenic vi... Read more
from Rutland, Vermont
Submitted on 26-07-2016
We just returned from a 10 days‚?? vacation in Costa Rica, and we stayed three days in Manuel Antonio. What a beautiful area. And the Shana Hotel was a lovely place to stay. The staff was so dedicated, everyone was friendly and helpful. The restaurant was a delight, and the waiters were focused but yet attentive. We definitely want to return to Costa Rica and Manuel Antonio, and we will go back to Shana.
from Montreal, Canada
Submitted on 27-07-2016
We stayed one night in a house (residence) and it was very comfortable....great beds, very spacious. The restaurant is lovely and staff are attentive. The pool is nice. The beach is swimble and nice not too long walk through a wooded area (5-10 min).
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Submitted on 29-07-2016
My sister in law and I researched over 50 hotels in Costa Rica before we decided on Shana. We are glad that we picked a great hotel in a great location. First, the staff were more than accommodating to us especially since we had a family member with special needs. They drove her up and down the hill so she can have breakfast daily or go to the pool. Thank you Kevin!The reception office also shared with us that since it was the wet season, that we plan activities in the early morning since ra... Read more
from nyc
Submitted on 30-07-2016
Wonderful attention from hotel staff especially the guys that operated the golf carts (Kevin) they took my mom up and down to and from the pool and restaurant and back to her room. The staff at the reception desk were also very helpful with booking tours and recommending restaurants and the housekeeping staff were also very attentive to our needs and super friendly!
from Austin, Texas
Submitted on 02-08-2016
We were able to get a great deal through Tripadvisor for this hotel. Glad we stayed there 2 nights. A couple of facts: it's not perfect- for example, the sink faucet was loose, the shower nozzle was loose, the switch plate over an outlet didn't completely cover the hole. Yet none of these things interfered with our sleep and enjoyment of the area. Very large breakfast buffet with lots of choices - eggs, rice, beans, fruit, yogurt, toast with jams and Nutella, coffee, juices, cereals, etc... St... Read more
from Washington DC, District of Columbia
Submitted on 05-08-2016
I admit I partially chose this hotel because it is modeled to look like a hotel in Greece. But definitely do not regret my choice! The hospitality we experienced at Shana Hotel will not be forgotten. We were greeted with drinks once we've arrived which was nice after traveling 2.5 hours from La Fortuna. The hotel itself is pretty with nice bathrooms and a grand pool. The breakfasts are fantastic in their outdoor terrace. You can order omelets just how you like them--with mushrooms, cheese, green... Read more
from San Jose, Costa Rica
Submitted on 16-08-2016
This hotel was a big surprise for my family and me. We booked it online as we read many positive reviews on TripAdvisor. We never thought that there is a such excellent hotel in Manuel Antonio because the rate was very good. We stayed there a hole week and everything went perfect.The rooms are big and very clean, oh the bathroom is hudge and the rain shower is amaying. We enjoyed very much the pool area and the food in the restaurant. They had live music three times a week and on Sunday also dur... Read more
from Madrid, Spain
Submitted on 17-08-2016
We have been two weeks in Costa Rica from the Caribbean side to San Jose and at the end we landed in the Pacific side. Shana Hotel is for us the best hotel and the most clean one in this beautiful country, Manuel Antonio itself looks very clean comparing to other places in the country. We have watching everyday how the made were cleaning the public areas and not only the rooms, we appreciated very much. We also loved the Gardner how he was taking care of the flowers and the beautiful garden of t... Read more
from Temple, Texas
Submitted on 17-08-2016
We stayed in building 2 for 5 nights. The room was clean but we were 4 people 2 adults and 2 adult children. The maid continually left us 3 towels? There was maintenance that needed to be done in our room and bathroom. Also it would be nice if there was some type of chairs and/or small tables in the room. The only place to sit was the bed which are very low to the ground. The breakfast was very nice, the problem was the sewage smell around the pool area and restaurant. It was really terri... Read more
from Florida
Submitted on 26-08-2016
We stayed here a few days. The rooms are modern and clean. They have a person making omelets during breakfast and the buffet is very nice. The pool is great. The staff was very helpful. The only drawbacks, the mattress was pretty hard and we had Howler monkeys go off on some sort of monkey argument about 5am. I liked the hotel overall and would stay again. It is pretty central to the small town but you do need a taxi to get around. Taxi is about $10 per ride. They do have a nice beach near by. ... Read more
from
Submitted on 26-08-2016
Great hotel for the price. In fact one of the nicest hotel bathrooms I've seen in CR yet. Staff is nice. Just a quick walk to a secret beach area. The food at the hotel is so-so. Breakfast was alright but at least it was included in the room rate. Would still recommend it to others.
from San Jose, Costa Rica
Submitted on 31-08-2016
I stayed last year at Shana and the experience was far from great. The ac wasn't working, the breakfast wasn't good at all and the staff was unable to give me a solution which may make me feel happy. Also it was a little too noisy at night.
from Madrid, Spain
Submitted on 01-09-2016
My family and i ,we had the best vacation ever, we have been so many times in CR and this is our first time in Shana Hotel. For us thois the best hotel in costa rica, we loved everything and we decided this will be our second home. If you like nice people without abusing you like other hotels just try this hotel, it is really true. We would like to thank all the staff, the manager without any exception. We will come back . Pura Vida Costa Rica.
from Davidson, North Carolina
Submitted on 02-09-2016
We were pleasantly surprised with this beautiful Mediterranean style hotel. Our rooms were spacious and very clean. We enjoyed delightful drinks by the pool after a long day of hiking in Manuel Antoino National Park. We had a real treat with a sloth perched right outside our balcony and could see the monkeys in nearby trees. The private beach was just a short walk away and had beautiful views. The guys working the beach were quite competitive to get our business renting chairs, got them for $4.0... Read more
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Submitted on 11-09-2016
In Costa Rica we had the most special holidays. We stayed in Shana Hotel a hole week and we enjoyed everything. The staff are excellent and our Condos was so beautiful. In front of the hotel there is a beautiful beach about 3 min walk. We also visited Manuel Antonio beach which is bigger and we made some tours which were organised from the front desk of the hotel. We had the breakfast included in the room rate and that was ok. We tried lunch and dinners and the food was excellent. Thank you Shan... Read more
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Submitted on 16-09-2016
Booked this hotel on booking.com after reading many reviews on TripAdvisor and we were very happy and not disapointed. The best thing is the location, 3 minutes walk to an amazing beach, 10 minutes to the National Park or the beach of Manuel Antonio. Inside the hotel is the perfection with an exceptional staff. Rooms are very modern and clean, front fesk people are very friendly and the food waw. We will defintly go back to Shana Hotel anytime we visit again Costa Rica.
from New Orleans, Louisiana
Submitted on 16-09-2016
Very strange layout. No front desk just a single desk with two chairs you wait in the yard. Welcome drink was terrible. They should not offer if their heart not in it. NO SIDEWALKS. It is on a very steep hill with no parking. As is typical in Costa Rica to signs to beach and it takes lots of walking to fine beach access which is a rocky wet mountain goat road. Pretty modern hotel rooms but little things like tv are difficult to operate. This is our 5th hotel in Costa Rica and know what the norm ... Read more
from Paris, France
Submitted on 25-09-2016
My kids and my wife told me this is a paradise and i totaly agreed. We stayed in this beautiful hotel 5 days and we really felt in love. We had a beautiful condos with an ocean view and the pool. It is a kids friendly hotel with excellent food and breakfast. We enjoyed very much the playa biesanz next to the hotel and the national parc of Manuel Antonio. Thank you for letting us enjoy your paradise.
from Paris, France
Submitted on 26-09-2016
We were here in August and we had a very nice time. Shana hotel is located in Manuel Antonio ,a city famous with its national parc and one of the best beaches in Costa Rica. Now about the hotel,it is a white blue decorated resort,very Well maintained and clean. The staf are very friendly and the service in the restaurant is not the best, the front desk people are very professional. Our room was perfect,we had even a Jacuzzi. You can walk about 4 min crossing the jungle in front the hotel and Yo... Read more
from Montreal, Canada
Submitted on 26-09-2016
First off, let me say that the hotel pool and grounds (surrounding forest, etc.) were nice. But unfortunately, we had a terrible experience. We checked in late when we arrived after a long journey, therefore it was very dark. The next morning when we woke up we noticed that ants were crawling near the bed. Little did we know, we had been sleeping on a bed INFESTED with ants (between the mattress and boxspring). I was so grossed out that we asked to leave politely. We had booked for 5 nights and ... Read more
from Marseille, France
Submitted on 27-09-2016
I had the best time in Costa Rica in this beautiful resort. I was travelling alone but in Shana hotel i did ont feel lonely, for me the staf of the hotel were the most friendly people I ever met in Costa Rica. I stayed there one week and except some activities in Manuel Antonio, I spent the hole time inside the hotel and arround the pool area. I must say I booked this holidays to relax and sleep well and Shana Hotel was the perfect place for this. I loved the views,the garden and the pool area ... Read more
from Madrid, Spain
Submitted on 03-10-2016
First time in Costa Rica, we booked different hotels inside the country but Shana Hotel was the best. Completly different than all the other hotels, it has beautiful coulours blue and White and looks like Greek hotels. We enjoyed every single detail and we wished we could stay more than two days. The restaurant inside the hotel had excellent and fresh food. The breakfast was very good and the waiters were very nice. Our room was spacious and clean. If we go back to Costa Rica we will defintly bo... Read more
from Barcelona, Spain
Submitted on 04-10-2016
I booked this hotel in September after having been in many places in Costa Rica and i wanted to spend some days in Manuel Antonio.It was the raining season and not many people were in the hotel or in the city itself,But they were many monkeys evrywhere. I enjoyed them coming early morning on my balcony or at the hotel restaurant during my breakfast time.Lokks like they are used to breakfast with the tourist, some of them were too small and so beautiful.The hotel was very nice and i felt like i w... Read more
from
Submitted on 06-10-2016
I am from CR and I live in San Jose, I did not know that in Manuel Antonio there is so beautiful resort which has nothing to do with our classic hotels and hospitality. I am really surprised in a positive way how the way of satisfaction of the customers was 100% there. A big respect for the management and all the staff. Hope all hotels in costa Rica Will be this way. Thank you.
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Submitted on 11-10-2016
We have been last year in Shana hotel and we were well satisfied,that is why we decided to go back. In this moment writing this review,we are having breakfast in the hotel restaurant watching the amazing mix view of the Jungle and the Ocean. The hotel is better maintained than last year with a spectacular garden. Rooms are the same but with new bedding and I think it painted because it looks cleaner. The food is very good and the breakfast is ok. We will come again.
from Costa Rica
Submitted on 11-10-2016
The hotel is located in one of the most beutifull places of Manuel Antonio which is central and close to shopping and many great places to eat. The rooms were nice and moderm and very clean as well ours was the room 133. Included Breakfast is served from 7:00-10:00 in a small restaurant area and was very good. The staff were attentive and nice. Restaurant Prices are one of the most expensives in Manuel Antonio, Incredible expensive.
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Submitted on 12-10-2016
For us ticos, we were never so happy about the way we have been treated in Manuel Antonio and this beautiful hotel. We will always spend our wrekends in shana hotel. The restaurant in the hotel is the best.the food is increíble and the prices are ok.
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Submitted on 13-10-2016
Great service, clean rooms, food is tasty (try the pizza). I highly recommend this hotel for everyone who would like 5 stars accommodations like for a competitive price within the MA area !!! I will definitely will come back and stay here. :-)
from Washington DC, District of Columbia
Submitted on 16-10-2016
My wife and I stayed in the Shana hotel in late August after our visit to La Fortuna. It is a beautifully decorated hotel in a Tunisian/Greek style. The rooms are modern, spacious, and very clean. All rooms have a nice patio/balcony, where you can enjoy surrounding forest with the wild life, and in some rooms have a breathtaking view of the Ocean. The breakfast in nice. It is a la carte on weekdays and buffet on weekends. The pool area is also nice and there is Happy Hour every day. We haven‚?... Read more
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Submitted on 18-10-2016
Coming back from Europe after long time I decided to look for a relax holy day at the Pacific site of Costa Rica. I booked the Shana Hotel throught a travel agency in San Jose focussing in Hotel Spa. The Hotel itself is so beautiful, the workers are very friendly and the spa I was looking for is small and pretty nice. I have been offered a package of three treatments(full body massage, face therapy and manicure) with a perfect price. The lady working there was very professional and I enjoy speci... Read more
from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 24-10-2016
I am extremely pleased with my stay at the Shana Hotel. I would highly recommend it to anyone. We had come in after a long day of traveling and Brandon and Laura got us checked in so quickly. They were both extremely kind and welcoming. Brandon brought our luggage quickly up to the room and was very friendly and was able to help us figure out the safe. Our room was clean and the beds were so comfy! The hotel is STUNNING!!! There is a huge pool, and there is great music at night! The bartenders b... Read more
from Naples, Florida, United States
Submitted on 25-10-2016
We are still in the hotel. Beautiful, clean, luxury hotel with stupendous staff and service They cannot do enough for you. They changed our room, upgraded us and did it with such ease. The wifi was not very strong, the minute we mentioned it, it was fixed. The balcony in our room is large and we see monkeys playing nearby. My husband and I thank Alban, Laura and Natalia in the reception and Kevin and Jairo on the golf cart could not be more pleasant. We will never stay anywhere else but t... Read more
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Submitted on 25-10-2016
Sooooo beautiful, we never wanted to leave from this blue and white mediterranean hotel. We had alot of fun arround the pool area with happy hour and our favourite waiter Jorge. This is one of the most beautiful place we ever been in Costa Rica and in Central America. Just visit it, you will never regreat it. Bravooo.
from Escaz√ļ, San Jose, Costa Rica
Submitted on 03-11-2016
I have stayed here many times both alone on business as well as with my wife and our daughters. This hotel has a great feel to it. Very hip yet comfortable as well. I love the food in the resaurant (best pizza and beef tenderloin with gorganzola cheese!) and the breakfast is included and very nice every am. View and location are terrific. Staff is helpful and freindly. Hotel Shana is my HQ when in Manuel Antonio!
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Submitted on 08-11-2016
Being alone for a week I had the best relaxing holiday ever. My suite had a private swimming pool inside the jingle,so I was living with all kinds of animals,but the most funny ones are the monkeys who came every morning. The hotel is white,very clean and relaxing like they say in Costa Rica pura Vida. I will come for sure back but not alone,my wife will for sure love it.
from San Jose, Costa Rica
Submitted on 09-11-2016
Very nice staying. The staff was very helpfull all the time. Restaurant very good: breakfast are included and delicious, and they also have nice pizzas and other options for dinner/lunch. Happy hour at the bar is a very good option for relaxing at the pool.
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Submitted on 11-11-2016
From San Jose, it tooks us about two hours and a half to reach one of the best places in CR Manuel Antonio. And in this beautiful city by the Pacific ocean we discovered the hotel we booked the Shana Hotel. It is the most besutiful hotel we ever visited. White mixed with blue and green garden going through the jungle until the ocean. Waw what a mix, we had a condos with three rooms up to the pool area, very modern and very clean. We were able to visit the national parc and Manuel Antonio beach, ... Read more
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Submitted on 24-11-2016
A very beautiful resorte located between Manuel Antonio and Playa Biesanz. Oír room das large and has a perfect view at the ocean. The pool área is relaxing,next to it the restaurant of the hotel in which we had every morning our breakfast.The food in dinner time was perfect. A special thank to the mánager for being very friendly to us.
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Submitted on 26-11-2016
Excellent place and should be considered as no 1 choice to stay in costarica Really a best example of " how to take care of guest " Staff is really nice and appreciable attitude Rooms and good and well maintained Internet is excellent Over all 100 / 100 marks
from Oakland
Submitted on 27-11-2016
I stayed at Shana for five days and really enjoyed the property, the staff, and the amenities. I was traveling alone and from the moment I stepped on property, I was treated well. The staff always asked how I was doing and made sure that I had everything that I needed. Alban at the front desk was very helpful with arranging travel and activities for me. When I needed someone to check on something in my room, they came immediately with a smile. The property itself was modern and well maintain... Read more
from Kalamazoo, Michigan
Submitted on 27-11-2016
The hotel is amazing. The winding roads up to the hotel are a little scary, but that is how they end up with such an amazing view. The pros: the room was super comfortable, they upgraded my room when I got there early which I thought was above and beyond. The guy who shuttles people in the golf cart is super friendly, and helpful. The manager went out of his way to help me with a car issue, again great customer service. The free breakfast is great, and the monkeys come right up to try and steal... Read more
from New York City, New York
Submitted on 28-11-2016
We are back at Shana our paradise in Manuel Antonio and it is wonderful!!! My mom and niece are enjoying the relaxing atmosphere where the rainforest and the ocean meet it is better than the first time that we came here!! The staff is great, the food is awesome I had jumbo prawns last night delicious!! My niece and mom the pizza scrumptious!!!
from Philadelphia
Submitted on 29-11-2016
The good thing about this hotel is the location. It situated on a top of the hill and provides amazing view. However, the falls short to Costa Rican experience. The smell of chlorine they use on the property is overwhelming. Only adds more to sterile experience it offers. It does not feel Costa Rican. Very superficial atmosphere on the grounds in in the small room. The rooms are clean but smallish and very cold where color white is predominant. Breakfast is adequate, à la carte. The reception... Read more
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Submitted on 30-11-2016
This hotel was fantastic! By far the best customer service I have had! Everyone one was genuinely nice. The beach is a short walk, private, and not too crowded. You will see all sorts of wildlife right at the hotel.
from heraklion
Submitted on 07-12-2016
i arrived at the hotel on 3/12 and i am living on 8/12 . i have requested a free upgrade and since they had avaliability they where positive in a second .i found this very positive reaction from them since they did not tried even to take a single dollar more from me , so they could do it ,they wanted to do it and they did it at once in a moment without talking too much etc . Rooms are so spacy that you hardly find ,are cleaned everyday from smiling champermaids with care in the details .Wi-fi is... Read more
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