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Casa Chameleon Hotel

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Reviewed 3 February 2017

The last time we visited Casa Chameleon we knew that we had to come back for our honeymoon. We had an amazing time on our honeymoon and all centered around the wonderful folks at Casa Chameleon who made our trip so memorable. The rooms and room service are beautiful, the pictures speak for themselves. The staff was not only super...

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CasaChameleon, Gerente at Casa Chameleon Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Daniel D. Thank you for your nice review. Mal Pais and Sta Teresa's beauty makes our job easier. I will pass the word to our staff, they appreciate to meet new people and share our culture. Pura vida.

Williamsburg, Virginia
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We loved every minute of our stay in MalPais at the Casa Chameleon. We received a warm welcome from Jamie and Junior. Our Villa was everything that we hoped it would be. A large comfy bed, plunge pool, and the Bluetooth speaker along with the refreshment center were nice additions. We enjoyed a lovely couples massage in our villa during...

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Good Morning Thank you for taking the time to give us a great review. We work very hard to make sure you have an exceptional stay and whenever we hear you leave happy we know it is a job well done. We will let Jaime, Junior and our chef Jose Luis of your recognition as well as Andrea, David, Maria,Mario...

Houston, United States
Reviewed 27 January 2017

The hotel staff at Casa Chameleon made our trip to Santa Teresa for our honeymoon unforgettable. Junior, Andres and David were more than willing to make recommendations to allow you to experience the area like you could not have without a local's expertise. Maria and Julie were also fantastic in helping us make arrangements and handling any administrative items throughout...

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Good Morning, We are thrilled you had a great stay with us. I will make sure Junior, Andres, david, Maria and Julie get the recognition and please let us know when you come back to make sure you have an even better stay

Saint Petersburg, United States
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Overall, we had a good time in Mal Pais and at Casa Chameleon. The staff was friendly, food/drinks were great, and the room/hotel grounds were amazing. However, the trip was not without many bumps in the road due to lack of planning ahead on Casa Chameleon's part. 1. Upon arrival there was no taxi driver with a sign to signal...

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Thank you for your review and for staying at Casa Chameleon Mal País. We appreciate your feedback. Please allow us to apologize for the lack of planing on our side. We will make sure that we will always have a sign with the guest name. Regarding the reservation of your ATV, we have corrected that, reserving those as soon as...

Reviewed 8 January 2017

We were most excited about this hotel on our 10-day trip, and I really wish I were giving this 5 stars. The hotel is in an amazing location with incredible views and the rooms are lovely. If we had stayed away from the restaurant I might add a star, but we didn't. The staff was very nice but disorganized (new...

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Good Morning, I really want to apologize for the inconvenience. We are working very hard with our training to make sure we leave nothing to improvisation and we will continue to do so. We are normally known for our attention to detail and our fresh food, and we regret we missed the mark. Please let us know when you come...

Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 5 nights and enjoyed it more than we initially expected to! During our first couple of hours here we were a bit apprehensive, given we had just come from a lovely place in another part of the peninsula, that there was no phone in the room in case we needed anything (this is still an issue...

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We really want to thank you for the time you took to give us a great review. We appreciate the comment regarding the phone and we will take it into consideration We are very happy you had a great stay and your positive comments regarding your room, cleanliness, restaurant, quality of food and overall stay and we definitely want to...

Reviewed 6 January 2017

Casa Chameleon is set on a hill overlooking the jungle and the ocean. So picturesque an the staff is wonderful. We had our own small pool and I don't think I have ever relaxed so much. We loved that it was secluded.....I know there are other villas, but you really don't even see them with the foliage. So if you...

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Good Morning, We are thrilled to hear you had a great vacation with us. We definitely want to know when you come back to make sure you have another exceptional vacation.

Reviewed 3 January 2017

I wanted to like this place so much. We were treated very well by staff -- David, Junior, Andres, and Jaime -- and I want to specifically mention those people as being outstanding ambassadors of their company, this resort, and their country. They made us feel welcome in every respect. However.... The first incident occurred about the 2nd day --...

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Good Morning Please accept our sincere apologies. We are very sorry to hear that your experience with Maria, our Front Desk Representative, was less than adequate. We understand your frustration about booking your surfing lesson. We take full responsability for not providing the service. We have a set of guidelines that we have to follow, however in this case, clearly...

Reviewed 26 December 2016

All the staff went the extra mile to make our stay wonderful. The location is beautiful, the villas are very nice and private and the food in the restaurant is excellent. Watching howler monkeys go about their business in the rainforest while having a drink in your private pool is a wonderful experience. On the negative side, it must be...

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Thank you very much for a great review of our hotel. We have passed along your praises to our staff and we hope to see you again. Regarding breakfast, it is now included in the room rate Please let us know when you come back. Regards Concierge Supervisor

Reviewed 24 December 2016

Came here on our honeymoon during the week before Christmas. Major highlights: -Weather was perfect. Rainy season ends at the beginning of December and the end of December is a good time to come before it gets too hot in January-April. -Mal Pais is a sleepy little fishing village but well off the main drag of Santa Teresa. The nightlight...

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Thank you for choosing our hotel, and for taking the time to write a great review. We are so glad you enjoyed our hotel and the service provided by David, Andres and Junior. Please let us know when you come back to make sure you have another wonderful stay Regards

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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Chosen as one of the "Best 101 Hotels in the World" by Conde Nast Publications' Tatler Travel Guide, Casa Chameleon hotel Mal Pais is a favorite with honeymooners and couples looking to relax and unwind in an enchanted adult only environment. Casa Chameleon is vacation as it should be: a warm welcome, rich privacy, authentic experiences, and endless adventure. Regardless of which Casa Chameleon Hotel you find yourself enjoying, you can count on handcrafted cultural experiences and endless adventure. At each Casa Chameleon property, it is our priority to help you slip seamlessly into the best of local tradition and cuisine-from cooking fresh-caught seafood side by side with our in-house chefs to paddling the coastline to sipping a nightcap in your private pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Chameleon Hotel

Address: Punta Barrigona | Province of Puntarenas, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Mal Pais
Price Range: $378 - $643 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Casa Chameleon Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Casa Chameleon Mal Pais
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Mal Pais
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