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Victoria, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Ending my trip here was the the icing on the cake with a cherry.The rooms are comfortable, Their staff of two are very congenial and Mel and Ray are 6+ stars. It is conveniently located within walking distance of stores and restaurants. I have never been made to feel so welcome and included. I'll certainly go back. Costa Rica is... More 

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Ray G, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

We also enjoyed your visit here with us, and are happy to hear that you loved Costa RIca. Hope to see you again next year. Thanks for the great review. M&R More 

Cambridge, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We have just returned from Costa Rica and we were so fortunate that our son hooked us up for our stay at Casa MelRay. The owners Mel and Ray welcomed us into their home as if they had know us all of their lives. The fresh fruit and special home baked goods daily were a hit. Whether you want to... More 

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Ray G, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

So glad you had a great stay here at our Casa. Thanks for posting sush a great review. Looking forward to your next visit. M&R and Soma. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

There is not one thing disappointing about this place.The owners are caring wonderful people .Very clean ,very safe ,very comfortable. Mel and Ray are great ! Cinnamon Rolls in AM cookies! I would go back again and will!

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Ray G, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

It was great having you here, and so glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again.Thanks for your nice review. Cheers More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

I just returned from a month in beautiful Costa Rica and stayed at Casa Melray, on two separate occasions. I can't say enough good things about the accommodations and the owners - Mel and Ray. All the guest rooms are beautiful, clean and very comfortable and the outdoor space is lovely! The outdoor space includes a well-equipped shared kitchen and... More 

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Ray G, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We try to make our guests visit to Costa Rica as positive as we can. This is a great country to vist and we really like sharing our experiences. So glad you enjoyed your visits. Pura Vida More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014 via mobile

Just got done with a week in the guest house at Casa Melray, we fell in love with the place and location right away. Mel and Ray are the ultimate in hosts, but in a very unobtrusive manner. From the welcome bottle of wine, fresh cookies and milk to the fully furnished, very comfortable guest house to all of the... More 

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Ray G, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

Were appreciate the great review and are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at our Casa. Looking forward to your return visit to Costa Rica. Pura Vida M&R More 

Lindsay, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

My husband and I travelled to Costa Rica this past November, it has taken me this long to try and figure out how do I possibly put into words perfection, because that was exactly our stay at Casa Melray. The hospitality started with Mel making arrangements for us to be picked up at the airport, from there, she was a... More 

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Ray G, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

We so glad you had a great trip to Costa Rica .It is an amazing country to explore with many excellent activities in the vicinity. Great times chatting with your group. Hope to see you agian. M&R More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed as a couple at the beautiful Casa Melray from December 28, 2013 to January 6, 2014 in the Frog Suite. Casa Melray is on a lovely grey sandy beach (Playa Potrero) which has great waves and stunning sunsets. There's something uniquely special about Casa Melray...when you want privacy, there's no shortage of places to find... More 

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Ray G, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind reveiw. We hope to make everyones vacation memorable when they visit our Casa. We really enjoyed your visit and hope to see you on your next Costa Rican holiday. M&R More 

Lindsay, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

I had always gone all-exclusive when going on a south destination get-away and Casa Melray has ruined that for me. :) Their guest house had luxurious rooms and all of the amenities that anyone could want or need for. Mel and Ray run a top-notch place and make everyone feel welcome and part of the family. They have thought about... More 

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Ray G, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind words and are delighted that you had a great vacation here in Costa Rica. We have to give all lot of credit to Soma, who is our star entertainer and guest companion. Soma is always happy to see new guests and very sad to see them go. All the best M&R More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Mel and Ray run a top-notch small hotel efficiently, with love and attention to detail. The rooms are tasteful and fresh and very clean, as are the common areas like the pool and shared kitchen. The Internet connection is relatively fast and the cable TV has numerous channels. The location is lovely on the beach in a very small town... More 

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Melray4316, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We also appreciate our small town tropical experiences. Hope to see you on your next trip to Costa Rica. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Our family group of 7 spent almost 2 weeks at beautiful Casa Melray over Christmas and New Years. It is rare to find a place that has everything one could wish for, but this is it. Beautifully designed and well appointed accommodation, stellar views, outdoor movie theatre, refreshing pool, walking distance to nearby bars and restaurants and most notably, the... More 

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Ray G, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

We are so glad you had a great Christmas Vacation. Mel and I also really enjoyed Christmas dinner. It just felt like a big family celebration back home. Looking forward to your next visit. M&R More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to paradise at Casa Melray, a sensational beach front accommodation only steps to Potrero Beach, Costa Rica. Located in the stunning province of Guanacaste, Canadian operated Casa Melray has every amenity you can think of. Enjoy our contemporary boutique guest house or take a dip in our sparkling pool. Feeling adventurous? Try some kayaking, surfing, or nearby fishing. Hungry? You have to try the mind blowing restaurants in the area. Wander down the marina or hop in the car. You're only a five minute drive from the breathtaking tourist destination, Flamingo Beach. You're not dreaming. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Melray

Address: 1km north of La Perla's Bar | Playa Flamingo, Playa Potrero, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Potrero
Price Range: $100 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Casa Melray Costa Rica/Playa Potrero
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