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Hotel The Place

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#5 of 8 hotels in Mal Pais
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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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
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Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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300 mts south from shopping mall Playa Carmen, Mal Pais 6111 Costa Rica
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Tambor Airport12 mi
Nosara Beach Airport42 mi
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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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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
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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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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
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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
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Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasMal Pais
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