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Casa Chameleon

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Punta Barrigona, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, GA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2008

We were extremely disappointed with the service provided and our experience at Casa Cameleon. After reading such amazing reviews on tripadvisor.com we were so excited to spend the last part of our honeymoon there. When we arrived David (the manager) was very sweet and accomodating to us and got us settled. First he sent us to a restaurant to eat... More 

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puravida5, owner at Casa Chameleon, responded to this review

What this guest failed to mention is that they showed up, said they had booked the luxury villa with private pool. When shown 10 months of correspondences with them asking for the "cheapest room available" they then insisted on a full refund, as they wanted the room with the pool. They said they would be leaving in the morning. As... More 

Sonoma County, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2008

On the basis of glowing reviews on TripAdvisor, my wife and I decided to spend 3 nights (out of 14 in Costa Rica) in the luxury villa at Casa Chameleon to celebrate our 40th anniversary. When I got back and wrote down my thoughts, I realized how many other guests had had the same experience. There IS magic here! You... More 

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maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2008

My wife and I spent our honeymoon in Costa Rica at Hotel Casa Chameleon and we can honestly say there was not a bad thing about our trip! When we arrived, we were greeted by Dave- a young, enigmatic, wonderfully kind host. We were given a tour of the grounds that night but we had no idea the marvels we... More 

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San Diego
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2008

We read some reviews before visiting here so I figured it fitting to add some feedback. Even after reading about this place it was better than expected. First, I must emphasize that this is NOT YOUR REGULAR VACATION. If you are someone that just has to have typical anything, you are better off at a Marriot or Four Seasons. If... More 

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Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2008

This was our first location on our honeymoon and we were spoiled for sure! It was the first time either of us have left the states and we were well taken care of! We were both excited and nervous on the bumpy roads in but boy was it worth it! We had the villa with private pool and I've never... More 

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Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2008

In the freezing cold now, my husband and I are reliving our wonderful vacation at this paradise. This was a vacation of special moments. It is not a place where you even think of mundane things. For us, the stress just melted away after the first few hours of being there. This boutique hotel( which is much more special than... More 

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Baton Rouge, LA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2008

We discovered Casa Chameleon online. The more we read, it did sound like the place we wanted to visit. We usually vacation in Mexico and sometimes Hawaii. We have also been to the Virgin Islands, the Bahamas, and Puerto Rico, and Australia once(nice, but much too far for an annual trip) We do like smaller places. We do not enjoy... More 

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milwaukee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2008

This is paradise. After reading the reviews I was excited but didnt know how amazing this place really is... The villa's are magical...everything is thought of... the views take your breath away. Its so wonderful you dont want to leave your room and the grounds but you have to because mal pais is amazing and this is just the jewel... More 

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Wichita,KS
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2008

My new wife is a genius! She read about this place in one of her bride magazines and I fought her for months. I really thought we should go to Hawaii for our honeymoon. When we were comparing the cost and what we would get it just kept bringing us back to Costa Rica. She kept showing me reviews on... More 

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NJ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2008

This place is off the hook! Never seen anything like it, anywhere! The parking lot was even cool! We had such a great time we already booked for November. Every single person there, the owners, staff were great, nice, and super cool! They all really want everyone to have a great time. The villas were first rate with every detail... More 

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