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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

 We stayed for two weeks. Greyt place. Butiful pool, Campbell sofas around . Our villa was well equipped -frig, oven..we felt at home! ! Grasiala, the manager is exelent! !there wasn't eny riqwest she didn't take care right away! Are dill didn't include breakfast, they supprise us one morning with full miil -taysty! ! Good AC.

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Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The Place is very nice. Off the very noisy beach hotel road. So you did not hear traffic at night. Yet we were just a block away from a great restaurant and the beach all in walking distance. When I go back I will stay at the Place!

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Province of San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

I stayed in this hotel with my wife and some friends. We took the villa and it is very convenient, very comfortable, independent rooms and bathrooms, well equiped kitchen. The pool is very nice, very clean and has a nice atmosphere just to chill out. Location wise is very convenient, 5 minute walk to the beach and some nice restaurants.... More 

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bristol
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We stayed here with our two young boys (8 & 11) for a 3 week surfing holiday and I cannot recommend it highly enough. Everything was great - lovely pool, amazing breakfast, spacious clean villa and helpful, friendly staff. The Place is well located, as it is in the other direction to Santa Teresa, which is soo.. busy and dusty.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Nothing but good things to say about this place. Location is great. Just a couple hundred meters from the intersection that divides Mal Pais and Santa Teresa. At the same time it is away from the busy strip of Santa Teresa, which makes it feel a little isolated and more quiet. Walking distance to plenty of restaurants and a few... More 

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Liverpool, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Wish we stayed here for both nights in Mal Pais - everything was great - I can't say enough about the two girls that manage the hotel - the drinks and the bar (day or evening) are excellent - the music - the pool - the atmosphere - the close proximity to the beach and town - the price -... More 

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West Orange, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Stayed during first week in December 2014. You can leave your valuables in your cabin safe and walk to the beach by going along the main road (no sidewalk) for a while and then hang a left along a side road, about 10-15 minutes. On the downside the hotel is on the main road but is visually isolated from the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We stayed here for 4 nights, and had a fantastic time.Graciela was a brilliant host, nothing was too much trouble. Room was amazing, big, light and airy, and felt very private. That said, the blinds weren't sufficient to stop people seeing in at night when the lights are on. Though because they were spaced out and Set amongst the vegetation,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The Place is the place to be! My boyfriend and I spend a night here and were thoroughly impressed with all aspects of this hotel from cleanliness and service to location and food. We stayed in one of the standard rooms which was perfect. The hotel was quiet which is exactly what we were looking for with really comfy bed,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Though nicely decorated, it didn't take long to find out that The Place was all style and no substance. We had to seek out a front desk person upon our arrival, and when offered a chance to move from a standard room (which was right by the road) to a bungalow, we took it; for an extra $50, even though... More 

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