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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
    Lowest prices for your stay
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (100)
    Room & Suite (121)
    Pool & Beach (54)
    • Excellent64%
    • Very good25%
    • Average8%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “lake arenal” (17 reviews)
    “costa rica” (18 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Pets Allowed
    Laundry Service
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 Nov.2 Nov.
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 116 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Please! Don't go to this place, the road is very steep and dangerous. The rooms are normal and this according to their price. The views are very nice but the hotel doesn't have enough staff to worry about your needs. There are no TVs and...More

    Thank Kevin W
    Reviewed 12 September 2017

    We started off our 5 week honeymoon at Nepenthe. We arrived late at night (not advised as the road there is quite difficult even in daylight), and did not realize the paradise that awaited us. When we woke up the next day the views took...More

    Thank FussyLilLee
    Reviewed 25 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 14 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
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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
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    • Spa
    • Price range
    • USD 105 - USD 129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 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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    Traveller (100)
    Room & Suite (121)
    Pool & Beach (54)
    Dining (27)
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    Family and Play Areas (2)
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    Judy T
    14 January 2016|
    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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