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    Nepenthe B&B

    | 100 M East And 1.6 Km From The School, El Castillo, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent64%
    • Very good25%
    • Average8%
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    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 114 reviews

    Reviewed 24 April 2017

    When heading to Nepenthe Bed and Breakfast located near the lake town of La Fortuna, the bumpy road narrowed so much that I was praying we didn’t meet another car. But once we arrived and I saw our view, I realized it was well worth...More

    Thank tenesmeme
    Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

    Our best meal in CR, due to intimate setting, incredible view, super sweet chefs and tasty meals. Also very clean restaurant! The road up there may require a 4x4 vehicle but so worth it. If we could have visited again we would have. Pictured here...More

    1  Thank ilk77
    Reviewed 13 March 2017

    Nepenthe can definitely meet your needs depending on what you're looking for. Here are the pros and cons: PROS: Amazing view overlooking Lake Arenal and Arenal Volcano - I can't imagine there are spots near La Fortuna that even come close to the panorama here;...More

    Thank Dan B
    Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

    Nice B&B with a beautiful view. The staff are very candy and it wasn't a problem with Spanish neither the English. We got good advice about the area and activities The room had a good space and was clean and breakfast fresh. Highly recommend!!

    Thank Jorge H
    Reviewed 21 February 2017

    Great location, beautiful view! Loved our room and view and enjoyed the surrounding wildlife! The staff is very friendly and helpful and we would love to come back for a visit. Hopefully we will see the volcano next time. ( It was rainy and cloudy...More

    Thank AdamandSimone
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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
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    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Pool
    • Hot Tub
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
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    • Price range
    • US$79 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Arenal Volcano National Park >
    • El Castillo
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    Response from Donna M | Reviewed this property |
    I believe there is a small safe but can't swear to it. We had no problems with theft and don't think there is any such problem there. I have a habit of leaving a couple of dollars on my pillow for the maid and it wasn't... More
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    "Rooms 1-3 open directly to the pool and view. Room 3 adjacent to kitchen, some noise in morning may disturb..."
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    "Cabinas for privacy perhaps but the single rooms wonderful also."
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    "Unless I am coming to stay, take the end room of the main house."
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    "All rooms have a great view, rooms 1 & 2 are closest to the pool."
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