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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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Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

The Place is an awesome choice in the Mal Pais/Santa Theresa area. It's a block or so from the main drag in Santa Theresa and 2 blocks from the beach. The bungalows are charming and comfortable. The AC was a lifesaver. What we liked best was the vibe going on at the pool and lounge areas. The folks that run...

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EMBelgium
Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

We spent two nights here when in Mal Pais. The Place is a nice and tranquile hotel where relaxing at the pool is great. The rooms are spacious and appear to be very clean. Downside is that they seem to be plagued by many ants, quite disturbing when you see many walking on the wall next to your bed. The...

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theplace, Owner at Hotel The Place, responded to this review

Dear customer. Thank you for writing a review about our hotel. Due to weather changes it can happen that nature takes its own course for a moment. I did not have the chance to meet you at the hotel, but i gladly pass your message on to my staff about being friendly but not geniously friendly. We hope you enjoied...

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 23, 2015

Lovely, chilled vibe going on in this place. The pool area is spotlessly clean and the surrounding vegetation lush and very beautiful. It's a short walk to the beach and a few bakeries and restaurants, hardly any traffic outside, it's just a dead end so very quiet overall. The room we got was spacious and the bed very comfy. The...

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Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Awesome small hotel with a kitchen to be used by guest just on the pool. Wow! Rooms small but clean with a/c. Nice pool with beds among vegetation. and nice breakfast. We stayed one day more than planned.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed July 30, 2015

Really beautiful venue for a reasonable rate and real value added as it has the best costumer service, nice, clean and large rooms with private bathroom with plenty hot water shower and comfortable bed. The rest is also great all surrounded by nice gradens and colorful flowers, birds, butterflies and a very nice pool and delicious breakfast or even a...

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Reviewed July 30, 2015

They have amazing breakfast and delicious cappuccino's. It's right on the main strip downtown and very very close to the beach. Definitely the most gorgeous pool and patio in the whole town. Perfect for relaxing, drinking, hanging out to good music. And a great owner and friendly staff :) But seriously.. the best cappuccinos.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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: $88 - $181 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles scotias2015, May 10, 2016 | Read review
“Book the bungalows”
 of 5 bubbles cosmomarketing, Mar 22, 2016 | Read review
“bungalows are great”
 of 5 bubbles gerrym505, Jan 16, 2016 | Read review
“Beach Topic room is private and quite nice!!!”
 of 5 bubbles Nicheeu, Jul 30, 2015 | Read review
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