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Hotel Chantel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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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!

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 12 July 2016

It really is worth the extra drive up the mountain to get such a great room with a wonderfull view over Playa del Coco. The small hotel is very intimate and the people who work there are always trying to please us. We have stayed there 3 nights and wish we could have stayed longer but there are so many...

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

Thank you! It makes us happy to see our guests happy!

Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We were recommended this hotel by a Tica . She hit it out of the ballpark. We were not looking for a fancy resort - been there done that. Anita ( the owner) & Chantel (her daughter & namesake of hotel) were super sweet & helpful. If you want to feel like family this is the place. They have a...

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

Thank you! Good luck with everything and we hope to see you back in Playas del Coco again soon :)

Rock Springs, Wyoming
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We had a very nice stay at this gem of a hotel near Coco beach. We went during the off-season, and they gave us a free upgrade since the room was available. You can see Coco beach from the balcony, but the hotel is far enough away that it's better to take a cab when you want to go downtown....

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

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review and for your kind words Ben J! It is much appreciated. We hope that you will be back again sooner than later. Take care & pura vida!

San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 17 June 2016

One person who cleans the rooms and supposedly makes breakfast. We passed ! Noise from the bar upstairs all night. No sleep. Two dilapidated chairs by the very small pool area. Asked to purchase a soft drink... Only available after 4 PM. Really happy we only spent one night.

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

Hello Leopold, The free breakfast that hotel guests receive is a typical Costa Rican style breakfast of gallo pinto, eggs, cheese, toast, fresh fruit and coffee/tea. The majority of guests here give excellent feedback on the quality of our breakfast. I will give a little bit of backstory for anyone else reading this. When you heard the description of breakfast...

Reviewed 10 June 2016

The owner and staff are very friendly, welcoming and helpful with planning activities. The view is breath taking. The restaurant has exceptional food, cocktails and craft beer. It is minutes to the own and beach. If your staying for long periods it is an excellent value!

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 21 May 2016

This was a very nice place to stay. I was only there one night, but it was lovely, the views were amazing, and the staff was very attentive. I would definitely go back. There is a very good restaurant on the top floor, so it can get noisy for a little while, but the restaurant is very good!

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Fairbanks, Alaska
Reviewed 13 May 2016

My wife and I only stayed in Hotel Chantel one evening. To our disappointment the restaurant was not open that night (there was a private function there that night). But the breakfast in the morning was excellent. At check in we were greeted by Chantel and she was friendly and generous with us. The rooms are nice, the patio views...

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Hawthorne
Reviewed 27 April 2016

It was way up the hill, about a 5 minute drive from downtown, but as above the price was very reasonable, the room was clean and comfortable with the air conditioning, nice but small pool. The top floor resturant was a great relief from the hussle of downtown Coco, and the food was top shelf. It was a limited menu...

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Alabama
Reviewed 7 April 2016

We stayed here for a week and enjoyed it. As everyone stated the view was just awesome. The staff was very friendly and helpful. I would stay here again and recommend. The road to the hotel is an adventure.

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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: $84 - $172 (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.”
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“I was happy to have one of the rooms with a kitchen, since we wanted to cook”
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“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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