I stayed here for 4 nights. It offers decent rooms with airco, an absolute must in Mal Pais. The breakfast is good enough but not special, don't try the restaurant for other purposes than breakfast though, there are plenty of other places nearby. It's hard to believe that this was once the centre of all Mal Pais action. It's location of course never changed, the beach and its waves are very close.
The staff is very friendly and arrange for surfing lessons if you want.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Began in the 90's where a small family business began working with the few tourists who came to the area. It was when surfing started in santa teresa beach . Over the years the number of tourists and nationals began visiting Santa Teresa and Malpais beach , the hotel grew and was still one of the most popular places in the area, which was the benchmark for all tourism that reached the area. The small restaurant and cabins at that time housed about 25 people , led to the residents of the community to see the need to start working with the tourism in this area . From 2000, the growth of tourism grew exorbitantly by the arrival of more tourists. The boom in sales of properties where many foreigners came to be part of the community, building cabins to house tourism . Frank 's Place as well as being a family business was located between the number one place in the area for both its domestic meals, and international. The warmth of the Costa Rican hotel has managed to keep its roots and is still run by its owner and family . After 23 years of progress , you will find Hotel Franks Place located 150 meters from the beautiful beach of Playa Carmen , one of the best places to watch sunsets in Mal Pais, Costa Rica , and next to all services banks, pharmacy, commercial center , car rental , etc. .. This charming and typical place will ensure you to have a pleasant stay for a nice vacation . ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Frank's Place Costa Rica/Mal Pais