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Flamingo Highroad n front of Ferreteria Comaco, 100 meters before Potrero Crossroad Playa Flamingo, Playa Flamingo 51104 Costa Rica
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#4 of 5 Specialty lodging in Playa Flamingo
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Secured parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Bicycles available
Diving
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Wifi
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Outdoor pool
Golf course
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English, French, Spanish, Catalan
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Dawn B wrote a review Apr 2022
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I would recommend this place, it is conveniently located near by the bank, supermarket, and within walking distance to the beach and a few other "sodas" (Bars). Freddy and his nephew went out of their way to give us assistance with the sim card and other things we had questions about. The pool is GREAT, the rooms are comfy, the outdoor veranda/patio is a great spot for sitting and relaxing. Call ahead to make your reservation or search online for a coupon code.
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Room Tip: We had the first room on the corner with the raised veranda, it is a 2 bedroom with a kitchen.
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Alice G wrote a review Feb 2020
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There are some very nice apartments at the Masai, but the ”classic studio” is not one of them. It is a triangular shaped room that is best avoided. Very small. No closet or even wall hooks. No chair or desk Very little room for luggage. The ceiling is so low that you can reach up and touch it. Painted cinder block walls and a concrete floor. The bathroom sink has only a cold water faucet. The shower has an electrically heated shower head, sometimes known as a "suicide shower." The room backs onto the site’s gravel parking lot, so you hear cars and people coming and going late at night or early in the morning. Palm tree leaves blowing in the wind across the metal roof also create a lot of noise. This is the only room that is not facing the central courtyard/pool area. The "patio" is actually part of the sidewalk between the parking lot and the main buildings. The room is probably a converted storage area. Despite all of this, the price is not much lower than some of the other rooms. Other rooms at the Massai are much nicer. The pool is great. The manager is very helpful and is working to upgrade the facility. But there is not much that can be done for the "classic studio" room.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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dml wrote a review Feb 2020
9 contributions4 helpful votes
Very friendly run place, spotless clean room with good kitchen and aircondition, relaxing athmosphere, green well kept garden with residental animals, pool and sufficient space. Very calm and relaxing. Supermarket not 1 minute away very well stocked.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Trip type: Travelled on business
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Sightsee771288 wrote a review Aug 2019
14 contributions3 helpful votes
Great value for money. Call directly for better price. A bit of a walk from the beach but again priced accordingly. Supermarket right in the front of the property was a huge bonus for a morning run. pool could do with a clean.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Wendy H wrote a review Feb 2019
273 contributions85 helpful votes
We had a nice two bedroom apartment, both bedrooms had AC. The rooms are dated, bathroom is small but there was everything we needed there. The pool area is lovely and the pool was very clean. Lots of sun loungers, hammocks etc. There is a well stocked supermarket right next door which is very convenient. There are security gates on the drive which are kept locked at night so we felt very safe. The staff were pleasant and helpful. We enjoyed our stay.
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Date of stay: February 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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WinnieMoon wrote a review Jun 2018
Liberia, Costa Rica2 contributions
This is really a horrible situation, as we reserved with them 2 months ago to bring my 8-year-old son to the beach. I paid the entire reservation in advance for 3 nights, and my boy became gravely ill the day before. We were not able to travel. I called them immediately and asked to switch to the next weekend, and they agreed and said no problem. They told me to call back the next day and confirm the dates. I called in the morning, and they told me that because I waited until the last day to change the dates, they would not honor it and they did not accept my date change on Air BNB that I then was told I had to process. Of course it should have been done the day before, and they knew that, but they wanted to keep our money. I was told in writing then that they would not honor the change as this particular weekend is one of their biggest weekends, and they would not fill the rooms. So, I paid more than $800 for the travel here and $300 for the hotel stay. I have contacted Airbnb to file a formal complaint. I received in writing that they agreed to the change, and then they denied it, and sent me an email telling me that they would not take a chance to lose the income. This weekend is apparently one of the biggest of the summer, so they said, and of course you know they would be able to rent our space, and probably charge more for it. That is a very popular tourist destination, so they just wanted to keep our money and take advantage of a situation with a very sick little boy, who is incredibly disappointed that he cannot go to the beach there. I was appalled that they did this, and I think these are scandalous business practices. They could have easily switched our reservation and been compassionate, but they chose the other route - greediness and shamelessness. I imagine this has happened with other people, as they seemed very at ease doing this, and leading me astray. I have filed a formal complaint about them, and will let all my fellow travelers to know to stay away from this place. Total scam and they will take your money unjustly....Watch out!
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Date of stay: June 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
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k0sm056 wrote a review Dec 2017
Kelowna, Canada838 contributions115 helpful votes
I love the Macaws and even though they are pets. The door were open and they were free to go if they chose. They flew around the property and you could tell they were a loving pair and beautiful.The hosts Miguel and Susan were great. Miguel even made us Spanish tortillla I think they called. it. (Susan I am still waiting for the recipe) Our apartment was very nice. My only complaint would be that there should be air conditioning in the bedroom. The cool air from the a/c in the other room doesn't make its way to the bedroom. The pool was very refreshing.
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Date of stay: November 2017
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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alex v wrote a review Jun 2017
Toronto, Canada3 contributions
Second time,we had a pleasure to stay at Massai. For 16 days we felt the magic of this little paradise. Miguel never treated as less then a friend,we did a couple trips together,we cooked and eat together. A second home far away . We will be back again in 2018
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Date of stay: March 2017
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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XAVXAV wrote a review Feb 2017
BARCELONA40 contributions41 helpful votes
Massai apartments could be called "Miguel Apartments. Miguel is a Spanish man who decided to move and live in Costa Rica 5 years ago. Miguel loves Costa Rica and he will share with you his passion for this country. Here are the strong and weak points of this hotel : Strong points : 1. Very nice place, clean, well decorated, chill out decoration, very nice little swimming pool 2. Fully equipped flats (you can cook and eat perfectly) with aircos (2 aircos) + fans 3. Very good wifi and international TV 4. Very good beds and very good showers 5. Private car park with shadow !!!!!! 6. The service is top !!! Miguel will feel you at home and will help you with anything you need 7. There is a supermaket a 50 meters 8. Very good value price Weak points : 1. You need a car to go to the beach 2. The sofa was not so comfortable
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Date of stay: February 2017
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Emily C wrote a review Oct 2016
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Miguel is amazing! Super hospitable. Well decorated, clean, very homey. The pool is tight! Lizards and parrots roam about. Cool ambiance. We wanted to move in to these beautiful apartments. ............
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Date of stay: October 2016Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
US$94 - US$118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of GuanacastePlaya Flamingo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
9
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Frequently Asked Questions about Massai Apartments
Which popular attractions are close to Massai Apartments?
Nearby attractions include Marina Flamingo (1.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Massai Apartments?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and airport transportation.
Which room amenities are available at Massai Apartments?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Massai Apartments?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Massai Apartments?
Yes, secured parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Massai Apartments?
Conveniently located restaurants include a'lo Nico, Surf Box, and Coco Loco.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Massai Apartments?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Massai Apartments have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Massai Apartments offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Massai Apartments have airport transportation?
Yes, Massai Apartments offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Massai Apartments located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.9 km away from the centre of Playa Flamingo.
Are pets allowed at Massai Apartments?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.