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Hotel Mangaby

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Daily continental breakfast (USD 12 per person)
Beach nearby
Beach nearby
Beach nearby
Outdoor pool

Overview of Hotel Mangaby

Hotel Mangaby

3.0 star property
3-star hotel in Sardinal with outdoor pool and restaurant

8,6/10 Fabulous

127 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
Playa Hermosa, Sardinal, Guanacaste
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Children's pool
  • Spa tub
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Front desk safe
  • Laundry service
For families
  • Children's pool
  • Rollaway/extra beds
  • Refrigerator
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Garden

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Coco Beach - 15 min drive
  • Flamingo Beach - 61 min drive

Getting around

  • Daniel Oduber Intl. Airport (LIR) - 28 min drive
  • Tamarindo (TNO) - 78 min drive


  • El Velero - 3 min walk
  • Ginger's - 6 min walk
  • La Casita del Marisco - 7 min walk
  • Pizzeria Bocelli - 17 min walk
  • Makoko Restaurant - 6 min drive

About this property

Hotel Mangaby

Hotel Mangaby puts you within a 15-minute drive of Coco Beach. The restaurant is a perfect spot to grab a bite to eat, and you can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge or visit the spa tub for a relaxing end to the day. An outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a terrace are other highlights. Fellow travelers love the pool and beach location.


English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 17 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:30 AM–9:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grills
  • Room service (limited hours)

Traveling with children

  • Children's pool

What to do

  • Beach nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • An outdoor pool
  • Spa tub


  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Low-height counter/sink
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only


  • English
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch TV
  • Premium cable channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

What to enjoy

  • Furnished balcony

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 12 for adults and USD 6 for children (approximately)

Renovations and closures

The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from October 02 to October 20:
  • Bar/Lounge

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 15 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.


This property does not have elevators.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Hotel Mangaby Playa Hermosa
Hotel Mangaby
Mangaby Playa Hermosa
Mangaby Hotel Playa Hermosa
Hotel ManGaby Costa Rica/Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste
Hotel Mangaby Hotel
Hotel Mangaby Sardinal
Hotel Mangaby Hotel Sardinal

Frequently asked questions

Does Hotel Mangaby offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Mangaby does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Hotel Mangaby?
As of 09 December 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hotel Mangaby on 11 December 2022 start from R1 519, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Hotel Mangaby?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Hotel Mangaby?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Mangaby?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Hotel Mangaby?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Mangaby?
You can check in from 2 PM - 7:00 PM. Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
Is there an onsite casino at Hotel Mangaby?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but El Coco Casino (18-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Hotel Mangaby and nearby?
Hotel Mangaby has an outdoor pool and a spa tub, as well as a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Mangaby?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that offers international cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Ginger's (6-min walk), La Casita del Marisco (7-min walk), and Makoko Restaurant (2.7 mi).
Does Hotel Mangaby have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a furnished balcony.
What's the area around Hotel Mangaby like?
Hotel Mangaby is located near Playa Hermosa, just a short 1-minute walk from Nicoya Peninsula and 3 minutes' walk from El Velero. Travelers say the local area is very walkable with fantastic beaches.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



8/10 Very good

Scott, 1-night trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Very nice property, close to the beach, restaurants and grocery store. Spacious, clean rooms. They upgraded our room at check in to include the extra bed, which kids were thrilled about. Great, friendly hosts. They offer breakfast option, which worked out well and included fresh fruit and choices for hot meal (traditional and omelette). And one morning they offered us to try something new, which we did. All were delicious. There is also a nice, well maintained swimming pool, where we relaxed in the evening. Would highly recommend.
Boris, 3-night family trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

10/10 Exceptional

VIRGINIA, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Awesome clean comfortable right by the Playa.Pura Vita amazing family that owns it.
Todd, 5-night trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Patricia, 1-night trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

This is our favorite place to stay in Playa Hermosa.
Robert, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

It was a beautiful hotel family run. Pool was best feature do to the heat. But clean and well maintained. Breakfast was very good. A very nice stay no complaints. The owners are right there if you have problem.
Malcolm, 2-night trip
Verified guest review

6/10 Good

Smaller than I thought. Room was very close to pool and noisy in the evening. Loud banging in room above us. Alberto and Nelly very pleasant and helpful. Staff friendly. Breakfast adequate.
John, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great customer service and very well upkept hotel. Roberto definitely cares about the hotel and his customers. He's passionate about his work. it is family owned and you can tell they work hard as a family to make this hotel a great place for their customers. The pool was another highlight, very clean and well decorated. We went to the pool every day. In my opinion, the pool was even better than the beach itself. Having a balcony was a plus as well. One improvement I would add is to have a "room service" tag/sign available for customers to place outside the door in case someone does not want the room to be cleaned/serviced. We will definitely stay here again next time in Costa Rica! Hotel is very close to the beach and the restaurants. There is a restaurant a few seconds walk from hotel called Soda Hermosa, great food and juices. We had breakfast there daily. Thank you again Roberto and family for making our stay a pleasure! Until next time Costa Rica 👍
Erkin, 3-night romance trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Our stay was excellent. The staff took much care in assuring all of our needs were met. The breakfast taste great, and the staff even arranged for a taxi to pick us up in the morning to take us to the airport. If your looking for good value and service while in the Costa Rica Playa Hermosa area, look no further this is the place.
Calvin, 4-night trip with friends
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