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Hotel The Place

3.5 of 5 200 mts from Hotel Frank's Place direction Mal Pais, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4 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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London
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

We arrived in Mal Pais after spending 4 nights in Nosara. If you are planning on taking this route I absolutely recommend that you stick to the coastal "roads" and ignore the boring tar sealed road that cuts through the centre of the peninsula. This journey is one of my most memorable and includes driving through several rivers, through loads... More

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Oslo, Norway
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

Stayed here 1 night 30dec 2012 with my girlfriend. The room was ok but overall a bit dirty and the bathroom did only have a shower curtain as a door. For 90$ a night and 200$ deposit i expected more. The deposit took over 1 month and 2 calls to the hotel to get back and its still around 12... More

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Dallas, Texas
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12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Let me start the review with Malpais is a dusty gravel road that runs north south along the coast. Now the beach is wide and while a little rough in spots really nice for walking and ther real reason people come here - to surf. The towns, hotels, restaurants, shops are primarily on the gravel road about 200 meters from... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

My wife and I spent 5 nights here. We found it to be in the perfect location. We had a rental car with us but left it parked often because it's a short walk into Santa Teresa where all the action is: the Bakery, the ice cream, playa carmen, las piedras, the markets etc. It was super nice to be... More

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

Great boutique hotel! Beautiful grounds, lovely pool. Quaint and secluded, yet within walking distance to restaurants, shops and the beach. The manager, Candace was extremely helpful and friendly, as this was our first trip to Costa Rica, she had great suggestions for us. In fact, we didn't even need the travel guide we picked up before our trip! (although that's... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012 via mobile

Excellent place to stay. Very peaceful. The manager and staff were very knowledgable and helpful.

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Paris, France
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

When we got there, Candice (the manager) immediately made us feel at home…Very friendly, she spent time giving us tips on where to us where to go, what to see… We also had a great time speaking with her and her husband who is the Chef and prepare delicious meals (Chez Moi Restaurant). The bungalows are clean, large, comfortable and... More

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Concord, New Hampshire
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

Close to town yet its own private paradise. Surrounded by beautiful landscaping and lush flowers, the pool and cabanas are arranged for the utmost in privacy and relaxation. The pool is perfect for kids and adults alike with several levels and a soothing waterfall. The lounge chairs are so comfortable and the food is fantastic. We were in Malpais for... More

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Ny, Ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

The Place is quiet and relaxing. Spent a week there and enjoyed every minute of it. Owner is very nice and willing to help us whenever we needed anything. I recommend staying here if you have the chance.

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 3 nights Thursday through Saturday. Unfortunately it was the week of Semana Santa but the bar here is very accommodating for travelers unaware of the religious dry days. =) The pool is great, clean and the lounge area is small but comfy for about 15-20 people. There were never more than like 8... More

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Address: 200 mts from Hotel Frank's Place direction Mal Pais, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Mal Pais
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel The Place 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Surf The Place Hotel
Hotel The Place Costa Rica/Mal Pais

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