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Hotel Chantel

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Saint Johnsville, New York
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I really can't speak highly enough about this hotel. I have stayed at much, much more expensive hotels, but can tell you that the staff at Hotel Chantel is second to none. To give an example, I had left my credit card at a restaurant in Lake Arenal about 80 miles away. I had no phone number or means to...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

This was a very nice little hotel. I was concerned at first that it would be to far from town but when you get up here the view is amazing. It was very easy to get a cab into town and back. I was happy to be out of town after realizing it would of been loud and crazy there....

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Chantel A, General Manager at Hotel Chantel, responded to this review

Thank you for the valuable review!

Philadelphia, PA
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We had the pleasure of staying here for several nights. As others have said, the view is amazing! When we checked in, we were greeted by Mary. Very sweet and extremely helpful! She made us feel special. Our room was small, but that really didn't matter to us. They have different room sizes. A filling breakfast is included, extremely clean...

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Chantel A, General Manager at Hotel Chantel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the helpful and detailed review. It was a pleasure meeting you both, thank you for coming. Take care and we hope you come back to visit Costa Rica again sometime :)

Reviewed 4 January 2017

This hotel has an incredible view of Playa del Coco. The room was very clean and felt right at home. They had a restaurant, the Lookout, that had amazing food and great atmosphere. The front desk was very accommodating. I highly recommend this hotel to any couple for a great getaway

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Chantel A, General Manager at Hotel Chantel, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear about your comfortable stay! Thank you for the review, safe travels!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Can't complain waking up to this view each morning. Also can't complain about the great service from Chantel and Anita on the front desk! In summary, a good size bedroom and bathroom. A sharp ascent up to the hotel but the road is in pretty good condition. As with most Costa Rican hotels, they are all a bit dated and...

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Chantel A, General Manager at Hotel Chantel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing us a review! Your suggestions have been received and we have purchased new towels and are working on the glass glasses. Guest feedback helps us continuously improve, so thanks for that :) Anyone reading please also check out the separate TripAdvisor page for The Lookout restaurant for more information about The Lookout.

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The views alone on the drive up to the hotel are worth it. When you get to the top and just look out you have views and can see the ocean, the mountains and the peacefulness of your surroundings. We were greeted by friendly and helpful staff. Our room was spacious and the bed was comfortable. There was consistent hot...

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Chantel A, General Manager at Hotel Chantel, responded to this review

We are so grateful for your review, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review with great, important details! We hope to see you again sometime :)

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed here for a couple of nights this past weekend. Anita at the front desk was amazing; ensuring to help us out in every possible way to enjoy our stay, always in a very friendly and attentive manner. The room we got was a standard king and we found it nice, clean, and quite comfortable. The...

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Chantel A, General Manager at Hotel Chantel, responded to this review

Hi Edwin, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us a review! We are so happy that you enjoyed yourselves here. After all, that's what is most important to us, that guests have a great vacation. Anything that we can do to help achieve that is our pleasure! Thanks again for the review :)

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 4 August 2016

They went to great lengths to make our stay enjoyable including setting up tours and transportation for us and recommending fun places and good restaurants. The restaurant on top of the hotel is also amazing (probably the best we had in Costa Rica). The air conditioning unit in the room was so very welcome and worked well. The only thing...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic place. My friends and I stayed here a few nights. We enjoyed the facility, the bar, food and views. Roma were very nice and best of all they are economic and eco friendly. ...PURA VIDA

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Chantel A, General Manager at Hotel Chantel, responded to this review

Thank you! We hope you can come back sometime! Pura Vida

Reviewed 15 July 2016

I loved this place. Small, relatively quiet once the restaurant was closed after dinner, and the room was clean and comfortable. Staff was terrific...breakfast was great. I feel like this place is a hidden secret....if you love a gorgeous view and being not right next to all the noise, this is it.

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Chantel A, General Manager at Hotel Chantel, responded to this review

Thank you so much Stephanie!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Chantel is a unique Ocean View Boutique Hotel overlooking Playas Del Coco, Guanacaste. It is an 8 minute drive to the beachfront. The property is located on a mountain along the country’s beautiful Northern Pacific coastline and yields breathtaking panoramic ocean views of Playas del Coco as well as the surrounding forest. Playas del Coco is a popular area for tours such as boat trips, zip-lining, volcanos, waterfalls, fishing, snorkeling, ATV trips, and more. Playas del Coco is known as a gateway for surfers to get to Roca Bruja and Ollie's Point and is also a prime scuba diving destination. There are plenty of shops, restaurants, bars, discos, casinos, markets, banks. ... more   less 

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Address: Vista Marina, Playas del Coco 10002, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playas del Coco
Price Range: $81 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Chantel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Every room would be a winner.”
iceqween13, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I was happy to have one of the rooms with a kitchen, since we wanted to cook”
W9370JOstephanier, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The best room is probably the one on the second floor next to the plung pool. It is a one bedroom suite.”
nettylyn, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The lower rooms are quietest and closest to the pool, the higher ones are noisier but have a better view.”
Pigeonherder, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have small kitchenetts - ours did not.”
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