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1km north of La Perla's Bar | Playa Flamingo, Playa Potrero, Costa Rica
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Casa Melray
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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montreal, quebec, canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I wanted to get this review posted before I forgot how wonderful Mel and Ray have designed and maintain Casa MelRay. We stayed 6 nights this month and didn't want to leave. With only 4 rooms plus a small rental home and a penthouse apartment the hotel is intimate and charming. The hosts are generous (cookies & treats) and very... More

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Calgary, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

This is my second trip to Costa Rica and have been so fortunate to stay at Casa Melray each time. Never have I enjoyed a holiday more. In fact, I asked Mel and Ray if they ever had a guest that never left. They are the most gracious hosts and make you feel like you are part of the family.... More

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Los Gatos, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We only stayed one night here, but it was a definite highlight of our 8 days in CR. I actually found this place when trying to book a kayak fishing trip. Turned out, the guy i booked the fishing trip was busy that day (Valentines Day) , but our hosts made it happen for us!! One of their friends took... More

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Victoria, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Ending my trip here was the the icing on the cake with a cherry.The rooms are comfortable, Their staff of two are very congenial and Mel and Ray are 6+ stars. It is conveniently located within walking distance of stores and restaurants. I have never been made to feel so welcome and included. I'll certainly go back. Costa Rica is... More

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Ray G, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

We also enjoyed your visit here with us, and are happy to hear that you loved Costa RIca. Hope to see you again next year. Thanks for the great review. M&R More

Cambridge, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We have just returned from Costa Rica and we were so fortunate that our son hooked us up for our stay at Casa MelRay. The owners Mel and Ray welcomed us into their home as if they had know us all of their lives. The fresh fruit and special home baked goods daily were a hit. Whether you want to... More

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Ray G, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

So glad you had a great stay here at our Casa. Thanks for posting sush a great review. Looking forward to your next visit. M&R and Soma. More

Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

There is not one thing disappointing about this place.The owners are caring wonderful people .Very clean ,very safe ,very comfortable. Mel and Ray are great ! Cinnamon Rolls in AM cookies! I would go back again and will!

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Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

I just returned from a month in beautiful Costa Rica and stayed at Casa Melray, on two separate occasions. I can't say enough good things about the accommodations and the owners - Mel and Ray. All the guest rooms are beautiful, clean and very comfortable and the outdoor space is lovely! The outdoor space includes a well-equipped shared kitchen and... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014 via mobile

Just got done with a week in the guest house at Casa Melray, we fell in love with the place and location right away. Mel and Ray are the ultimate in hosts, but in a very unobtrusive manner. From the welcome bottle of wine, fresh cookies and milk to the fully furnished, very comfortable guest house to all of the... More

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Ray G, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

Were appreciate the great review and are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at our Casa. Looking forward to your return visit to Costa Rica. Pura Vida M&R More

Lindsay, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

My husband and I travelled to Costa Rica this past November, it has taken me this long to try and figure out how do I possibly put into words perfection, because that was exactly our stay at Casa Melray. The hospitality started with Mel making arrangements for us to be picked up at the airport, from there, she was a... More

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Ray G, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

We so glad you had a great trip to Costa Rica .It is an amazing country to explore with many excellent activities in the vicinity. Great times chatting with your group. Hope to see you agian. M&R More

Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed as a couple at the beautiful Casa Melray from December 28, 2013 to January 6, 2014 in the Frog Suite. Casa Melray is on a lovely grey sandy beach (Playa Potrero) which has great waves and stunning sunsets. There's something uniquely special about Casa Melray...when you want privacy, there's no shortage of places to find... More

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Ray G, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind reveiw. We hope to make everyones vacation memorable when they visit our Casa. We really enjoyed your visit and hope to see you on your next Costa Rican holiday. M&R More

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Additional Information about Casa Melray

Also Known As:
Casa Melray Costa Rica/Playa Potrero
Address: 1km north of La Perla's Bar | Playa Flamingo, Playa Potrero, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Potrero
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Playa Potrero
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to paradise at Casa Melray, a sensational beach front accommodation only steps to Potrero Beach, Costa Rica. Located in the stunning province of Guanacaste, Canadian operated Casa Melray has every amenity you can think of. Enjoy our contemporary boutique guest house or take a dip in our sparkling pool. Feeling adventurous? Try some kayaking, surfing, or nearby fishing. Hungry? You have to try the mind blowing restaurants in the area. Wander down the marina or hop in the car. You're only a five minute drive from the breathtaking tourist destination, Flamingo Beach. You're not dreaming. ... more   less 

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