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Casa Chameleon Hotel

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I am so glad we stayed at Casa Chameleon -- the villas are beautiful, and the view from the hotel is amazing. The staff made our trip even better -- especially Junior and Clarissa, who were both so helpful and welcomed us from the moment we arrived! The highlight of our stay was having the chef prepare an incredible meal...

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Park City, United States
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

this hotel is amazing and a great way to get away from everything! Its high up on the hill and in the forest with the monkeys. You should rent an ATV as the roads are nasty and its more fun to be on an ATV anyway. Hotel staff was great, food even better!

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

Hola Taylorf54, Monkeys are awesome. See and hear them links you to the essentials. Our secret in the kitchen is love for the ingredients, hope to see you again so you can try the new recipes in our menu. Best regards.

Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the best hotels in my life. My room (CAOBA) had the most beautiful view ever. The service is perfect. My only complain is the fact that the Dinner might be expensive. I recommend renting an ATV so you can travel all around Mal Pais.

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

Hello Luz A, Thank for your review. We work hard into the detail in our service, our staff loves to meet people and share our culture. Im glad you enjoy Mal País landscapes, the ATV is the perfect way to go around and explore. ¡PV!

Tallahassee, Florida
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Casa Chameleon was a great experience. The staff was very helpful and personable. It felt like they went above and beyond to make our stay as amazing as possible. Overall, I would recommend this hotel if you are looking for a relaxing environment with a beautiful setting and ambiance.

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

Hello Michael, Pochote is a great villa. Thank you for comments and hope to see you again in paradise. Cheers!

Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at Casa Chameleon for five nights for our honeymoon. We ended up getting the romance package which is such a great deal. It included breakfast and dinner every day, 3 day ATV rental, 90 minute couples massage and two activities which we did horseback riding at sunset and then a day trip to Tortuga Island which is a...

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

Hello Elena and John, You two had a serious Honeymoon / Adventure. I am glad everything work out great in your stay with us. The staff will remember your gratitude and kindness. ¡Pura vida!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a excellent vacation last week in a villa suite at Casa Chameleon. The service and food were top notch. It was a very relaxing vacation. The weather was sunny warm everyday. We hope to visit again in the neat future.

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

Hello U7230Bkevino, Thank you very much for your review, I am pretty sure you enjoy every minute of you visit. Best regards,

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very enjoyable stay at this hotel for one week of our honeymoon. The staff was very helpful, personable, and friendly. The food was good but dinner was on the expensive side for the area. You do get a 3 course meal and the quality is better than anything we had in town, especially the fish and beef....

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

Hello Peter B, Thank you very much for your review. Every member of Chameleon works hard to great the best experience for our guest, from reservations to maintenance, our team is committed and desirous to share a piece of Costa Rica. Hope to see you again. ¡Pura vida!

Mal Pais, Costa Rica
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an adventure! This place is a PALACE in Mal Pais. Our entrance to Casa Chameleon was very interesting-most people drive around ATV's or motorcycles/dirt bikes. We had a small car (for traveling purposes) and used Budget rental in Tambor (about 10 minutes from Tambor airport). Driving up to Casa Chameleon is straight uphill-so be prepared to drive very slow...

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

Hello 879rebekahz, Thank you very much for your reviews. We appreciate your words. Definitely this part of the country where Casa Chameleon is, any one can find a piece of adventure, nature and rewarding time. Hope to see you again,

Palatine, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I just got back from Casa Chameleon, Mal Pais. Our villa was fantastic, especially the infinity plunge pool. We stayed in Vista, which was only a short distance to the lobby and restaurant, but we were at the end of the boardwalk which made it very private. So private that you could go “Au Naturel” anytime you...

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Reviewed 10 March 2017

The rooms are amazing as are the room staff. The restaurant menu poor no choice very expensive when we were there wine list but only 1 available white at $60+ .Food was very expensive meal $180+ that included a half bottle of wine found after speaking to manager. The hotel is quite away from other restaurants the taxi can cost...

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karil951, Guest Relations Manager at Casa Chameleon Hotel, responded to this review

Good Morning Jane, We really appreciate you enjoyed our rooms and room staff. We are very sorry you were disappointed with our menu selection and prices, in the future we will make sure we have a wider variety of wines. We are very interested in your feedback as one of our goals is to make sure every guest leaves happy....

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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: RM1,597 - RM2,315 (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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“Every room has it own private pool and view. There a two Suites which are larger.”
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“Sol, Palma and Vista villas require the least amount of stairs up to the restaurant and reception.”
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  • Private plunge pool at the edge of the terrace of Villa Palma.
  • View of the shower area, that opens up to the plunge pool of Villa Palma.
  • This is the view from the shower in Villa Palma & us in the private plunge pool.
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