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Hotel The Place

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300 Mts South From Shopping Mall Playa Carmen, Mal Pais 6111 Costa Rica
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#5 of 9 hotels in Mal Pais
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We are a charming boutique hotel located in Mal Pais/Santa Teresa, the premier surf destination in Costa Rica. Our hotel is secluded enough to maintain serenity yet conveniently situated within walking distance of the main beach of Playa Carmen along with numerous restaurants, shops and nightlife attractions. The Place features tastefully furnished bungalows, standard rooms and a private villa. Our pool adorned with a waterfall combined with our bar area offers our guests a serene and private environment to kick back an relax. Our multilingual staff will gladly assist you by arranging day trips and other activities in the area at your request. All our prices include breakfast, for special packages and surf retreats please contact us.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Diving
Airport transportation
Massage
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Shallow end in pool
Hiking
Horseback riding
Snorkeling
Canoeing offsite
Fishing
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
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Air conditioning
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Coffee / tea maker
Minibar
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Mid-range
Charming
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, German

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Grade: 68 out of 100
25Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
1Attractionwithin 0.75 miles
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Anthony Z.C wrote a review Aug 2018
Quesada, Costa Rica35 contributions39 helpful votes
If you want to visit Malpaís or Santa Teresa and need a place to stay, definitely I recommend you the Hotel The Place. My wife and I had a good experience there, good breakfast. It also has a place where you to cook in case you need. In general, very good choice.
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Rachel P wrote a review Jun 2018
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We loved staying in the bungalow! The breakfast every morning was delicious. We loved ordering off the menu. The entire staff was very helpful! Setting us up with tour ideas and directions and the ATV. We loved renting an ATV from the hotel to use around town. We highly recommend this hotel!
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Date of stay: June 2018
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magistros wrote a review Apr 2018
Glyfada, Greece1,264 contributions221 helpful votes
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There is no Television in the room, and that is not known during reservation. Other than that staff were great and very friendly. The hotel is nice. Breakfast was minimal to a selection of one main plate and a selection of juice or fruits.
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Date of stay: April 2018
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Trip type: Traveled with friends
Room Tip: noise from the road and from the birds
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Alain L wrote a review Mar 2018
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The Place is a small boutique hotel 100 m to the small commercial center of Santa Teresa/Mal Pais and 200m to the Santa Teresa beach. We rented a bungalow which wasan open space with one double bed in one corner, two single beds in the opposite corner and a closed bathroom in the middle. It was comfortable, clean and tastefully decorated. There are comfortable chairs is relaxing music around the pool. The breakfast is excellent. The staff is friendly and very useful. Service can be slow however as there is only one person at any time. The WI-FI reception in our bungalow was minimal and we had to stay around the pool for a reliable reception, which was OK. My only deception was the quality of the toilet paper, thin as rice paper, surprising at such a place. I would recommend buying your own at the nearby convenience store. Overall, pleasant and good value for money.
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Date of stay: March 2018
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Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: The bungalows are worth the additional expense
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Sarapool wrote a review Feb 2018
Brooklyn, New York27 contributions4 helpful votes
My boyfriend and I stayed here for one night at the tail end of our trip. The grounds are beautiful. As you enter you are greeted by a beautiful mosaic tile pool. The choice of green tile makes the pool feel very much like a lagoon. It is surrounded by beautiful plants and beach chairs. And feels like a little oasis between the sandy towns of Santa Teresa and Mal Pais There are also covered seating areas nearby with white curtains and red pillows, where you can get away from the sun. As well as a shaded bar right near the pool. Some things you should know before you book: 1) Breakfast is included and delicious! 2) You cannot flush toilet paper, this is true of EVERY establishment in this part of Costa Rica, including the $500 a night resorts. All of the staff were very welcoming and friendly, and we enjoyed our stay very much.
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Date of stay: February 2018
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Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasMal Pais
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel The Place
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel The Place?
Nearby attractions include Playa Carmen (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel The Place?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel The Place?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel The Place?
Guests can enjoy a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel The Place?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel The Place?
Conveniently located restaurants include El Tercer Ojo, Product C, and The Bakery.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel The Place?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Hotel The Place have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Hotel The Place offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel The Place?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, and German.