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Reviewed May 10, 2018

At first I was worried since my group and I approached the hotel at night on a dirt road but we were well rewarded for our efforts. The views from this hotel are incredible! There is literally no cabana that doesn't have an amazing view...More

Thank Kyla D
Reviewed April 23, 2018

I traveled to Costa Rica for the first time in March. What a wonderful week I had at Nepenthe! Perched on a mountainside in the shadow of Arenal Volcano, Nepenthe has stunning views of Lake Arenal and the surrounding valley. The property is also beautifully...More

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Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Amazing Bed and Breakfast Really nice view, the room is confortable and the breakfast is very nice. Lovely owners. The restaurant is very good too. We stayed there one night before heading to the Arenal Volcano.

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Reviewed January 9, 2018

You can't top the view! I advise you have a 4 wheel drive when going up to the Nepenthe it is at the Tippy top of the mountain and its a winding unpaved one way road. If another car is coming the opposite direction you...More

Thank bholte91
Reviewed January 9, 2018

Ideally located with a stunning view and a most enjoyable swimming pool. Next to the Arenal Lodge Park & 1968 View Point. A very zen place, ideal to sit back and enjoy the magnificient view. A little gem on top of a steep hill (rental...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
Restaurant
Hot Tub
Spa
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US$51 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$51 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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"great views, relaxing"
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"3 rooms at the back from which I guess the view is on the forest and not on the lake; rooms at the front with..."
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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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