Starting at $203 per night


Welcome to Hotel Playa Espadilla, a delightful and budget-friendly gem nestled in the heart of Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica. Just a leisurely five-minute stroll from the captivating Playa Espadilla beach, our hotel promises guests a convenient and cozy haven in one of Costa Rica's most sought-after destinations.

Our range of accommodations has been thoughtfully designed to cater to various needs and budgets, ensuring a comfortable and memorable stay for all our guests. Each room embodies the essence of comfort, boasting modern amenities such as air conditioning, cable TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, and private balconies or terraces. Some lucky guests may even enjoy breathtaking views of the lush surrounding landscapes.

While we may not be directly on the beachfront, Hotel Playa Espadilla offers the best of both worlds by providing easy access to the nearby Playa Espadilla beach, allowing you to soak up the sun, relish the soft sands, and surf the ocean waves with just a short walk. This pristine beach is renowned for its natural beauty and serves as the perfect backdrop for swimming, sunbathing, and immersing yourself in the picturesque coastal vistas.

Our commitment to your comfort extends beyond your room. Our hotel features a refreshing outdoor swimming pool, inviting you to take a dip and unwind amidst the tropical ambiance. The culinary journey at our restaurant is a highlight, offering a delightful array of Costa Rican specialties and international dishes to satisfy your taste buds, ensuring a gratifying dining experience.

One of the true treasures of staying at Hotel Playa Espadilla is the proximity to the renowned Manuel Antonio National Park. This ecological wonderland boasts lush rainforests, unspoiled beaches, and an abundance of wildlife. Wander its well-maintained trails, spot playful monkeys and serene sloths, and immerse yourself in the sheer wonders of Costa Rica's breathtaking natural landscapes.

Beyond the park's allure, our strategic location grants you easy access to a wealth of activities and excursions. Adventure seekers can revel in exhilarating experiences like heart-pounding zip-lining, thrilling white-water rafting, and scenic hiking trails. Alternatively, opt for a more leisurely pace with boat tours, snorkeling adventures, or exploration of the local markets and restaurants.

At Hotel Playa Espadilla, we take pride in extending warm hospitality and personalized service to all our guests. Our friendly and attentive staff is always at your disposal, ready to assist with any inquiries or arrangements, ensuring your stay is comfortable and filled with delightful memories.

In summary, Hotel Playa Espadilla offers the perfect blend of convenience, affordability, and comfort in the heart of Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica. With cozy accommodations, easy access to the enchanting Playa Espadilla beach, and the natural wonders of Manuel Antonio National Park, our hotel serves as the ideal gateway to exploring the area and creating cherished vacation memories.

Hotel Tags

  • Midrange
  • Eco Style
  • Sustainable

Hotel Amenities

  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Pool
  • Trails
  • Tennis Court
  • Gardens
  • Wifi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable Tv

Room Amenities

Junior Suite

  • AC
  • Cable Tv
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Mini Fridge
  • Phone
  • Coffee Service
  • Internet
  • Hot Tub
  • Hair Dryer


  • AC
  • Cable Tv
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Mini Fridge
  • Phone
  • Coffee Service
  • Internet
  • Hair Dryer

Premium Room

  • AC
  • Cable Tv
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Phone
  • Coffee Service
  • Internet
  • Hair Dryer
  • Refrigerator

Handicap Accessibility

  • Accessible Bathroom
  • Roll-in Shower
  • In-room Accessibility


Latitude: N 9° 23' 33.42"
Longitude: W 84° 8' 51.03"


  • Overall 91.5% (39 Guest Ratings)
  • Cleanliness: 93.5%
  • Comfort: 90.5%
  • Meeting Expectations: 90.5%
  • Staff: 92.5%
  • Value: 90.3%


Nice location with a forest trail and easy access to the beach.


Breakfast was very good but rooms were basic with no view except to another room. Only1 serving of coffee in the room. They would supply more for a fee!!


The staff were extremely helpful and allowed us to use their bathroom and their outside showers after we had checked out and before checking in. They also called taxi’s for us when asked.


Hotel was a little above average. Great location and comfortable.


We loved the proximity to the beach. The room was adorable. The howler monkeys woke us up one morning. Breakfast was terrible!!!!


Very comfortable stay. Nice grounds


The only improvement I can think of would be a bedside lamp. We only had overhead lights.


We were very disappointed with the fact that there was no hot water in the shower, but otherwise, we enjoyed the hotel. The restaurant attached to the hotel was fantastic!


Great location. So pleased we were here near the park and beach and not in a hotel a mile or so along the busy road (without a sidewalk). Excellent restaurant ...Lily the waitress looked after us so well. However, all the staff we met provided great service. Little touches like bringing a glass of water to our sun loungers were well-received.


The hotel was centrally located where we could walk to town easily or go to Manuel Antonio Park.


Comfortable room, good location, great food. Staff friendly and helpful