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Orange Beach, Alabama
Reviewed May 10, 2016

We loved our recent stay at The Place in Mal Pais. The staff were amazing from beginning to end and our breakfast was so fresh and delicious. It was also very quiet this time of the year so we had plenty of opportunity to explore the area. We also loved the Bananna Bar where we met great new friends.

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Indian Harbour Beach, Florida
Reviewed April 28, 2016

The Place far exceeded our expectations. From our arrival to our departure we were treated like family. The staff was welcoming and we loved our private bungalow. Graciela and Nacho helped us with whatever we needed, from delicious breakfasts, a 4-wheeler, to a couples massage, they lined it all up for us with smiles. They helped make sure our honeymoon...

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Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

We spent 3 nights in this hotel, it was nice, clean, with good continental breakfast. The pool was clean and big enough to chill, but not comfortable for swimming. Graciela, who works at the reception desk, the bar and basically all over the place was really nice and helpful, even when we had a tough situation with our canopy booking....

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed March 22, 2016

This hotel is beautiful and the staff are all so lovely!! The property is gorgeous and beautifully landscaped and the food was delicious as well. I would highly recommend this hotel. Just be sure to book the bungalows cause the rooms are quite small and offer very little privacy.

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Seattle
Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

We didn't stay at The Place, but we enjoyed the pool and restaurant as daily visitors for a fee. The Place became OUR Place! The daily fee is very reasonable and as non-surfers it was a life saver for enjoying a pretty pool and delicious snacks and lunches. We enjoyed connecting with the friendly staff. I highly recommend visiting.

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Graciela M, Manager at Hotel The Place, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comment , you are welcome to stay with us the next time ! Best Regards

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at The Place. The breakfast was delicious, the rooms very personal, the staff were helpful at all times (Thanks, Diana) and the pool area and garden were beautiful. The place is perfectly situated close to Play Carmen. We'll be back!

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Graciela M, Manager at Hotel The Place, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comment about our place and our staff . It s a pleasure for us to know that you enjoy your stay . You are welcome to come back . Best Regards

Cornwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 25, 2016

We stayed for 3 weeks at the Place over Xmas and New Year . The whole stay was fantastic . The villa was spacious , well designed inside and out and with great air con . Beds were really comfortable and although self catering the whole villa was cleaned thoroughly every day . The pool area and bar were like...

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Hermosa Beach, California
Reviewed January 22, 2016

The hotel is beautiful, the location is great, and the staff was friendly. That said, there were a few things that left my girlfriend and I a bit disappointed as we splurged on this hotel thinking it would be the nicest of our stays while in Costa Rica. The cons: I paid for the private balcony upgrade but that's just...

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Reviewed January 16, 2016

We rented a 4 x4 and toured the west coast of the Nicoya Peninsula. Mal Pais/ St Teresa area was our favourite area as we liked the European influence with everyone very fit, happy and beautiful. Our family stayed at The Place for 5 days and loved it. Very charming, comfortable and elegantly designed boutique hotel. The hosts are generous,...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I just stayed here over New Years and loved it. There's a gorgeous pool and not too many rooms (therefore not too many guests), so you don't have to fight for lounges, and you can order drinks and lovely lunches straight to your lounge. The breakfasts are great and although the rooms are pretty no frills, they're...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel The Place is within short walking distance to the main beach Playa Carmen,in close proximity to the center of town with easy access to shops,restaurants and banks. The hotel features standard rooms, bungalows and a vacation home. A beautiful free form pool with waterfall invites our guest for a swimm.You can enjoy breakfast in our lounge in the morning or, starting april 2012, prepare your own meal in our open Rancho kitchen.We gladly organize tours and transfers leaving from the Hotel.The Place is an ideal establishment to relax and feel at home for couples, families and smaller groups. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel The Place

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: $84 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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#3 Family Hotel in Mal Pais
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“The Villa was great for a family. Two bedrooms and a full kitchen, also a little but more private from the rest of the hotel.”
carab456, Jul 9, 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the bungalow on the hill. Next time I am going to ask for the one closest to the pool and dining area.”
scotias2015, May 10, 2016 | Read review
“Book the bungalows”
cosmomarketing, Mar 22, 2016 | Read review
“bungalows are great”
gerrym505, Jan 16, 2016 | Read review
“Beach Topic room is private and quite nice!!!”
Nicheeu, Jul 30, 2015 | Read review
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