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Casa Abierta B&B

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Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

After reading the hundreds of positive reviews on this site as well as on AirBnB, we booked Casa Abierta without any hesitation. We knew that we would be walking into a beautiful home (the photos don't come close to showing its beauty.) However, we never expected to meet such wonderful people who have become our great friends. Our hosts picked...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 November 2015

After a 2-week tour of Costa Rica, we stayed a few days longer to explore the culture in San Jose. Darrylle welcomed us with a smile and we felt at home with him, Kanti, and Maria for 3 days. We enjoyed interesting conversation, the freshest food, and a spotless room. Having spent several hours reading reviews before choosing Casa Abierta,...

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1Thank macgrift
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 12 October 2015

I stayed at Casa Abierta on my recent visit to Costa Rica. Casa Abierta is centrally located close to downtown, the mall, supermarket and ATMs, in a safe neighborhood in a gated community. I was picked up at the airport and was pleasantly surprised to find myself in a house that felt like home right from the start. The house...

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Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Casa Abieta Is a clean calm and restful space located in a lovely neighborhood near the center of the city. The walled interior garden with fountain offers a space for rest contemplation and interesting conversation. The host is a well-traveled sophisticated gentleman with interesting stories and ideas to share. The breakfasts sre bountiful with fresh local fruits homemade breads and...

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2Thank Manabendra N
El Roble, Heredia, Costa Rica
Reviewed 24 August 2015

What a wonder amidst the bustle of San Jose. Darrylle's attention to decor and cleanliness is impeccable. The rooms are pleasant. The house is inviting and very pleasant to be in. The garden exquisite. And Darrylle himself is an attentive, interesting, and charming host. You will leave replenished and nurtured.

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1Thank JudeGladstoneCade
Calistoga, California
Reviewed 11 July 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our two nights at Casa Abierta. Darryle's home was a beautiful, calm oasis in the city of San Jose. Darryle met us each evening with tea and delicious homemade cookies, and we were able to unwind while sitting in the living area that opened to a tropical patio garden, complete with trickling fountain, the sounds of various...

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1Thank Ann G
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
Reviewed 23 June 2015

This was our little oasis in San Jose. Crisp and clean, fresh and lovely, can describe all of the amenities, the room and the house. Darryle, the host, shows great calmness, as well as, a wealth of knowledge of the area tailored for any traveler. We parked our car in the secure private area, making it easy to drive in...

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Virginia
Reviewed 14 April 2015

An amazing host and now a new friend. If you want a hub in San Jose, this is indeed the place. Casa Abierta is an EXCELLENT site - one that will be as much of an experience as the city of San Jose. Darrylle is a great host and also a great human being. Beyond words on what you can...

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1Thank buckingham52
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2015

We spent a few lovely days in Darrylle's beautiful home. Interesting and amusing conversation, very comfortable bedroom and spotless bathroom with a great shower, tasty and generous breakfast.....what more could one wish for?

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Reviewed 24 February 2015 via mobile

Casa Abierta is one of the great finds of San Jose! Darrylle was an incredible host (warm, fascinating, helpful, open-minded, generous...the list goes on), the food was delicious, and the accommodations were beautiful, clean, and comfortable. We found ourselves unexpectedly spending an entire day of our vacation just relaxing in the house and garden for a personal day of R&R...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Why stay in the suburbs of Santa Ana and Escazu, far from cultural activities and requiring expensive taxis through heavy traffic to get you where you want to go? We are located in one of the best neighborhoods in the heart of the city - centrally located, safe, quiet and within walking distance to the University of Costa Rica, galleries, museums, parks, theaters, cinemas, fine restaurants, shopping areas and excellent public transportation. At the end of our street is a lovely park that runs along a creek for several blocks. Relax and immerse yourself in the beauty of our home's tranquil, multicultural and open-minded ambiance. Breakfast on fresh tropical fruits, homemade breads and jams, organic cereals, yogurts and rich Costa Rican coffee, share some stories, explore ideas on how we can develop a better world and enjoy an intimate inside experience of what life can be like in Costa Rica. Casa Abierta is well organized and clean, but relaxed, warm and meant to be enjoyed. Great conversation and daily breakfast are included. Laundry services are available upon request. Although not intrusive on your privacy, our host is available to share interesting conversations and meals and assist you in any way. Easy access to all forms of public transportation. We provide safe, comfortable and efficient airport transfers for a fee and can book other tours and transportation needs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Abierta B&B

Address: Barrio Dent, San Jose, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“My sister & I traveled so we had separate rooms with a shared bath. If you don't want to share, ask for ground floor room”
 of 5 bubbles IrvineHarley, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“all the rooms are great”
 of 5 bubbles JudeGladstoneCade, 28 May 2016 | Read review
“Room #1 overlooks the garden and fountain. The continental bath is shared with room #2.”
 of 5 bubbles macgrift, 1 Nov 2015 | Read review
“All are excellent”
 of 5 bubbles buckingham52, 13 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Both rooms available are amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles KatAtSwat, 3 Jan 2015 | Read review
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