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Hotel Chantel

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Vista Marina, Playas del Coco 10002, Costa Rica
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Pittsburgh
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26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Can't say enough good things about Hotel Chantel and their staff. Spent a week there, and the place was perfect. Wonderful views from every balcony, clean updated rooms (although some are small), and one of the most helpful staffs I've ever experienced. Anita has a really nice place up on the hill (and it's a serious hill, so plan for... More 

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Owings Mills, Maryland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In the interest of full disclosure, what initially stood out the most about this hotel is the name. My sister's name is Chantal, so we were definitely intrigued. However, this hotel did not disappoint! The hotel is located in Playas del Coco, about a five minute drive from the town where you will find souvenir shops, bars, and sodas. It's... More 

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Brighton
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25 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here as part of a Christmas honeymoon break. The room had great views although it was quite basic. A romantic swan with petals was laid on which was a nice touch. The staff are always on hand and were helpful with any questions we had. The breakfast was the typical costa rican dish of rice with eggs and... More 

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Texas
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43 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Our second visit to Costa Rica, the first was on a cruise ship, stopping in Puntarenas. We chose to fly into the Liberia airport because of its easy access to the coast. The ride from the airport, about 40 minutes was by taxi, we anticipated paying between $40-50 (U.S.), ended up costing $60, plus tip. Not much we could do... More 

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va
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Ok so we arrived late to guanacaste from LA fortuna. Everyone says don't drive in costa rica... and especially don't drive at night. We'll a bunch of indecision made us leave la fortuna later than expected. Our original plan was to go straight to tamarindo... but the road was unimproved and gravel so we decided to turn back around. We... More 

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Anita A, Owner at Hotel Chantel, responded to this review

Hi thanks for booking with us and for your comments on trip advisor. We love to hear from you. I wanted to add that we have 4 different room options available. The standard queen bed rooms which you mentioned here are our smallest rooms. We also have available standard king bed rooms (2 handicap included) larger rooms and patios. We... More 

San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

If you're visiting Costa Rica, make sure to check out Hotel Chantel! A family run spot in Guanacaste that offers ocean views from each room and a roof top restaurant. What more could you ask for? Like many, I checked out reviews before making a reservation and they don't lie! Sitting up on a hill with each floor facing the... More 

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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

I'll definitely be back. Can't wait for my next trip! To put it simply, the staff is fantastic and incredibly helpful. The views are unrivaled. I can't imagine seeing the beach from any other place. The food and drinks at the Lookout are perfection - the best beer and bite selection in town. Plus you have to try the local... More 

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Fountain Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

After a few trips to the Guanacaste area in Costa Rica, I decided to branch out and try a new beach. I researched several hotels at the different beaches, and after reading the great reviews about Hotel Chantel, I chose Playas del Coco. It was everything that people raved about! Hotel Chantel is a beautiful, clean, well-priced hotel with wonderful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

Before picking a hotel I read all the reviews and decided on Hotel Chantel, hoping I'd made the right choice...everything turned out even more amazing than expected! The hotel rests at the top of a hill overlooking the ocean and greenery of coco. Every room window ensures that its guests wake up to this beautiful view! The pool is small... More 

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Thank Yazmin H
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

We have again visited the Coco beach area and stayed at Hotel Chantel. The staff are awesome and the view unbeatable. The rooms were clean and the showers have nice hot water. We appreciated having the complimentary breakfast to start off the day. The coffee is superb as you would expect in Costa Rica. Close to all the towns amenities... More 

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