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Hotel The Place

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200 mts from Hotel Frank's Place direction Mal Pais, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 weeks at the Place over Xmas and New Year . The whole stay was fantastic . The villa was spacious , well designed inside and out and with great air con . Beds were really comfortable and although self catering the whole villa was cleaned thoroughly every day . The pool area and bar were like... More 

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Hermosa Beach, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is beautiful, the location is great, and the staff was friendly. That said, there were a few things that left my girlfriend and I a bit disappointed as we splurged on this hotel thinking it would be the nicest of our stays while in Costa Rica. The cons: I paid for the private balcony upgrade but that's just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rented a 4 x4 and toured the west coast of the Nicoya Peninsula. Mal Pais/ St Teresa area was our favourite area as we liked the European influence with everyone very fit, happy and beautiful. Our family stayed at The Place for 5 days and loved it. Very charming, comfortable and elegantly designed boutique hotel. The hosts are generous,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I just stayed here over New Years and loved it. There's a gorgeous pool and not too many rooms (therefore not too many guests), so you don't have to fight for lounges, and you can order drinks and lovely lunches straight to your lounge. The breakfasts are great and although the rooms are pretty no frills, they're... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

The Place is an awesome choice in the Mal Pais/Santa Theresa area. It's a block or so from the main drag in Santa Theresa and 2 blocks from the beach. The bungalows are charming and comfortable. The AC was a lifesaver. What we liked best was the vibe going on at the pool and lounge areas. The folks that run... More 

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EMBelgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

We spent two nights here when in Mal Pais. The Place is a nice and tranquile hotel where relaxing at the pool is great. The rooms are spacious and appear to be very clean. Downside is that they seem to be plagued by many ants, quite disturbing when you see many walking on the wall next to your bed. The... More 

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theplace, Owner at Hotel The Place, responded to this review

Dear customer. Thank you for writing a review about our hotel. Due to weather changes it can happen that nature takes its own course for a moment. I did not have the chance to meet you at the hotel, but i gladly pass your message on to my staff about being friendly but not geniously friendly. We hope you enjoied... More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Lovely, chilled vibe going on in this place. The pool area is spotlessly clean and the surrounding vegetation lush and very beautiful. It's a short walk to the beach and a few bakeries and restaurants, hardly any traffic outside, it's just a dead end so very quiet overall. The room we got was spacious and the bed very comfy. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Awesome small hotel with a kitchen to be used by guest just on the pool. Wow! Rooms small but clean with a/c. Nice pool with beds among vegetation. and nice breakfast. We stayed one day more than planned.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Really beautiful venue for a reasonable rate and real value added as it has the best costumer service, nice, clean and large rooms with private bathroom with plenty hot water shower and comfortable bed. The rest is also great all surrounded by nice gradens and colorful flowers, birds, butterflies and a very nice pool and delicious breakfast or even a... More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

They have amazing breakfast and delicious cappuccino's. It's right on the main strip downtown and very very close to the beach. Definitely the most gorgeous pool and patio in the whole town. Perfect for relaxing, drinking, hanging out to good music. And a great owner and friendly staff :) But seriously.. the best cappuccinos.

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