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Gingerbread Hotel

1Km Este Del Gimnasio | Nuevo Arenal de Tlaran, Nuevo Arenal 00000, Costa Rica
Gingerbread Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two nights here and loved it. Breakfast was outstanding and the restaurant was to die for!!!!!!! Lots of expats frequent the place at night. Lots of fun!!!!!! We stayed in the wine cellar and love the room, the bathroom is so unique it is part of the room but outdoors.

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The portions are so big that two people need to decide on one and share. We had a half Greek salad, half order of mushrooms, ribs with yuca and a desert. Let's just say we needed a wheelchair to leave. It's a must if your in the area.

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Dalton, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Gingerbread Hotel is in a great location just outside Nuevo Arenal. Each room is unique. Eyal and his staff always take good care of you. Even if you just in the area, be sure to stop in for dinner when possible.

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Clayton, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

One of my favorite things about visiting Arenal is being able to visit The Gingerbread. Chef Eyal has a knack for making people feel right at home.The hotel includes breakfast which are worth the stay in itself. One of my favorite things was sitting at breakfast taking in the beautiful view of Lake Arenal. Definitely a must place to stay... More 

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La Grasse France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

My wIfe sand I are from NZ & Australia and constantly travel for business and pleasure so consequently we have had varied experiences from all over the world. Eyal is a wonderful host, with a larger than life personality, and the cuisine that Eyal produced from this little locals place was excellent and impressive. Its a great little place to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Traveled to the Arenal area to specifically stay at the Gingerbread house as well as enjoy the most unbelievable food on the EARTH.. Each room was decorated in a different them and extremely attractive, comfortable and romantic.

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Gingerbreadhotel, Guest Relations Manager at Gingerbread Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We pride ourselves on our world class food and comfortable, quaint accommodations. We are glad you enjoyed your time here and hope you can join us again in the future! Pura Vida More 

Jefferson, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Modest yet quaint and comfortable accommodations. Great views of the lake. The sound of the rain hitting the metal roof is great for sleeping, relaxing or reading a book. Sitting on the balcony with a drink watching the birds, listening to the trees blow in the winds is good medicine. I'm ready to go back and I just left.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

It was my first visit to Ginger Bread and I can't even begin to express properly what an incredible, unique experience I had. Eyal and his staff welcomed us the moment we arrived. We were shown to our rooms, which were the most unique themed Boutique hotel rooms I've ever experienced! We stayed in the Wine Cellar! Just Amazing! But,... More 

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Honolulu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Charming building, personal service, clean rooms, excellent food (though pricey!). Bar attracts a good crowd of mostly expats on weekends. Great location, right across the street from Lake Arenal, nice view !

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My husband and I spent 3 wonderful days at the Gingerbread in May. I am a retired hotel manager with Marriott. The accommodations were well appointed and very roomy. We were in the Wine Cellar room. Breakfast was included it was delicious and plentiful. The restaurant is open for dinner. The menu changes daily, the chef is available to work... More 

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