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Casa Melray

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Lindsay, Canada
Reviewed 9 January 2014

I had always gone all-exclusive when going on a south destination get-away and Casa Melray has ruined that for me. :) Their guest house had luxurious rooms and all of the amenities that anyone could want or need for. Mel and Ray run a top-notch place and make everyone feel welcome and part of the family. They have thought about...

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

We appreciate your kind words and are delighted that you had a great vacation here in Costa Rica. We have to give all lot of credit to Soma, who is our star entertainer and guest companion. Soma is always happy to see new guests and very sad to see them go. All the best M&R

Reviewed 7 January 2014

Mel and Ray run a top-notch small hotel efficiently, with love and attention to detail. The rooms are tasteful and fresh and very clean, as are the common areas like the pool and shared kitchen. The Internet connection is relatively fast and the cable TV has numerous channels. The location is lovely on the beach in a very small town...

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Melray4316, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We also appreciate our small town tropical experiences. Hope to see you on your next trip to Costa Rica.

Vancouver Island
Reviewed 5 January 2014

Our family group of 7 spent almost 2 weeks at beautiful Casa Melray over Christmas and New Years. It is rare to find a place that has everything one could wish for, but this is it. Beautifully designed and well appointed accommodation, stellar views, outdoor movie theatre, refreshing pool, walking distance to nearby bars and restaurants and most notably, the...

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

We are so glad you had a great Christmas Vacation. Mel and I also really enjoyed Christmas dinner. It just felt like a big family celebration back home. Looking forward to your next visit. M&R

El Paso, Texas
Reviewed 2 January 2014

This place is amazing. As the other reviews say, it’s all about Mel and Ray. Their extraordinary attention to detail is reflected in everything about this boutique hotel, from its design and construction to daily operation. But beyond being meticulous, they’re two of the warmest people you will ever meet. They love to have fun, and they know the local...

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

We too enjoy meeting so many interesting guests from all over the world and introducing them to our small town tropical paradise. Potrero still offers local traditions, restaraunts and special events. It never seems like a tourist area. Thanks for your kind review and we hope to see you again on your next CR vacation. M&R

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 1 January 2014

Beautiful rooms, great pool and best of all the owners and operators Ray and Mel, two of the nicest people you could ever hope to meet. Right on the beach, you just walk out the door and you are at the beach watching the pelicans dive for fish or the locals fishing for the catch of the day. We loved...

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

Thanks for the great review. Watching the local fisherman and pelicans at work right in front of our door is always facinating.

Rijsbergen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 24 November 2013

This is the best place to go if you love fishing and relaxing. A fantastic pool and beautiful rooms which a very exclusive. The owners Mel and Ray do everything to make your holiday unforgettable. You can make excursions to whole Costa Rica, just ask and they will advise you. We made some kayak trips and it was really unbelievable....

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Melray4316, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

It was great having you back again. We enjoy your visits every time you come. Incredible kayak fishing this year as well. See you soon.

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 19 November 2013

So many good things to say, where to start. We recently spent 10 days at Casa Melray and the only bad part of the stay was that it flew by too quickly. We stayed in the 2 bedroom casita which was fully equipped with everything we could have possibly needed, from a modern kitchen, great for cooking breakfasts, to a...

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Melray4316, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

Thanks for the great reveiw. Hope you can get back down here to continue to explore Costa Rica and catch some R&R at our casa.

Zonnemaire, Zeeland, Netherlands
Reviewed 9 November 2013

We as a group of Europeans visit Casa Melray for the last 2 weeks! I wish we knew this place before. So much better as hotels and all the places we tried before. What a beautiful location directly at the beach of the Pacific Ocean in Costa Rica. The house and the all the other facilities are state of the...

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Melray4316, Owner at Casa Melray, responded to this review

Thanks for the great reveiw. We are looking forward to your return trip next year. Hope the Rooster fishing is a good as it was this year. Have a great christmas. mel/ray

Reviewed 24 June 2013

My son found Casa Melray through tripadvisor and after a few email exchanges booked us for 5 nights in the summer of 2012. Mel and Ray, and their staff, were absolutely fabulous. They were extremely helpful with all that we asked. Our flight arrived late in the night and our departure was VERY early in the morning and Mel was...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 23 May 2013

Casa Melray exceeded our expectation. We rented the guest house, which was not on the beach but was spectacular. It had it's own outdoor areas and it's own kitchen. The location of Casa Melray was perfect as it's beach was beautiful and had very few beach goers. Close walk to many restaurants and corner stores. Mel and Ray were wonderful...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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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: £77 - £193 (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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“The Iguana and Frog rooms had private patios facing the ocean. The Monkey room and Turtle room both faced the pool/kitchen area.”
Judy713, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Favorite Rooms are the Iguana and Penthouse”
shonam433, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All of them!”
ZeeSechelt, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Best views are from the penthouse, but be aware that is gets very warm on the deck.”
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.”
MariW166, 21 Nov 2015 | Read review
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