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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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81 reviews
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Reviewed 19 July 2015

BEAUTIFUL home on quiet beach....I don't even want to tell you about it, to keep it our own secret get-a-way :-) All the positive adjectives are true about Mel & Ray, Joan & Murray and Leigi & Nelson others have mentioned. They make you feel welcome and give you as much or little assistance as you'd like. We were greeted... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

We have stayed 7 nights with Mel and Ray, which is at least 4 more than planned. You simply do not want to leave! Mel and Ray are wonderful hosts, helping out with whatever you need. Our room, the Monkey room sleeps four and is outstanding in terms of both design and comfort. Best beds we have tried in Costa... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

Casa melray is the gem of playa Potrero! We were so lucky to stay here. Even with Mel and Ray out of town, their caretakers Joan and Murray made us feel welcome and at home. It was more like visiting with friends and family than staying with people we've never met. The location itself it beautiful on the shores of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 14 May 2015

First off this didn't feel like staying at a bed and breakfast or a hotel. It felt like staying with friends, If you're friends designed an amazing oasis where it more resembles a 5 start hotel! We stayed here for 5 nights over Easter weekend. Mel and Ray are absolutely incredible hosts! This place has everything from a beautiful pool,... More 

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Melrayg, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

Thank you John and Ira, it was so great to meet you two , and what great news that Ira won the hockey pool congrats. It's so wonderful to meet people from all around the world but it is even nicer when we get people in who remind us of our kids and family back home. Thanks for coming and... More 

East coast
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 April 2015

If any place deserves a 6 star rating, this is it! You really won't find better hosts than Mel and Ray. They go out of their way to make sure that your Costa Rican experience is a memorable one (and they're fun to hang out with too). Plus, they have a great dog. Casa Melray is beautiful, well-equipped and within... More 

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Melrayg, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review , it was so nice meeting you both and we are looking forward to your next visit. If there is anything we can do for your next visit me let us know. So looking forward to seeing you again. Have a great summer. More 

Waterloo, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 3 April 2015

We were truly very happy with our stay at Casa Melray. The property is outstanding with a limited number of spacious suites, a great ocean view and a beautiful pool surrounded by well kept gardens. Mel and Ray are outstanding hosts who make you feel a "part of the family". We would unreservedly recommend this small "hotel" as a great... More 

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Ray G, General Manager at Casa Melray, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind reveiw. Hope to see you on your next Canadian Escape. Pura Vida More 

Sudbury, Canada
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 30 March 2015

Mel and Ray are excellent hosts. The accommodations are outstanding, and of course the weather was excellent. The only down side was we didn't stay long enough. We'll definitely be back. Took hundreds of pics and many of them turned out great. I enjoyed all the food in all the restaurants that Mel and Ray had suggested. Also, using the... More 

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Melrayg, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

Thank you Chuck for the nice review, we are glad you enjoyed your holiday and hopefully we will see you again real soon. Cheers More 

Parker, Colorado
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28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2015

Absolute perfection. The property is gorgeous and has every amenity plus more. Mel and Ray's hospitality make you feel like you are visiting with your best friend. Mel bakes wonderful goodies and has eggs, bacon, fruit and bread stocked for guests. Plus she has a nice welcoming bottle of wine. Bed and sheets are comfy. Property is lovely and spotless.... More 

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Ray G, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

Happy to hear that you had a great time at our Casa and appreciate all your compliments. All the best. Mel and Ray More 

Okotoks, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 February 2015

Just got home from our 2 week stay at Casa Melray and we loved every second of it. So much so, that we booked for next winter before we left! From the moment we arrived at the airport and were greeted by the driver Mel had arranged, to our last night out with our group and our new friends Mel... More 

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Ray G, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

Fantastic review . You described your Casa MelRay experience very well. We also believe that the Potrero area is very special. Very safe with a lot of local exposure and very little tourist pressure. Small town tropical experience that we have been fortunate to experience for many years. Mel and I also had a great time with your whole group.... More 

Gray, Maine
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Reviewed 9 February 2015

At long last I get to sit down and write this for our wonderful hosts who are now friends, who feel like family. 10 weeks ago my husband and I had the extraorindary experience of getting married at Casa Mel Ray with 50 of our closest friends and family. It was nothing short of spectacular and certainly not because our... More 

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Melrayg, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

Awe thank you Katie and Tom , I must say that was one of the prettiest touching weddings I have ever been to and yes I feel more like family to you know that we have meet all your family and friends they were all such wonderful people. Thank the gods for opening the sky after a week of cloudy... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to paradise at Casa Melray, a sensational beach front accommodation only steps to Potrero Beach, Costa Rica. Located in the stunning province of Guanacaste, Canadian operated Casa Melray has every amenity you can think of. Enjoy our contemporary boutique guest house or take a dip in our sparkling pool. Feeling adventurous? Try some kayaking, surfing, or nearby fishing. Hungry? You have to try the mind blowing restaurants in the area. Wander down the marina or hop in the car. You're only a five minute drive from the breathtaking tourist destination, Flamingo Beach. You're not dreaming. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Melray

Address: 1km north of La Perla's Bar | Playa Flamingo, Playa Potrero, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Potrero
Price Range: ₹ 6,854 - ₹ 17,136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Casa Melray Costa Rica/Playa Potrero, Guanacaste
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“Best views are from the penthouse, but be aware that is gets very warm on the deck.”
 of 5 bubbles HallZee, 23 Jan 2016 | Read review
“View from top floor is amazing. But beachfront suite nicest! Poolside suites would be noisier if there were other guests.”
 of 5 bubbles MariW166, 21 Nov 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are excellent, depending whether you want an ocean view or not.”
 of 5 bubbles grantster2015, 3 Apr 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are spectacular, the iguana and frog rooms are quieter and have beautiful ocean views, but if you seek total privacy, opt for the penthouse.”
 of 5 bubbles loun856, 21 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Can't go wrong! But the penthouse and Iguana room are lovely and quite special.”
 of 5 bubbles 6kathrynh, 9 Feb 2015 | Read review
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