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Villa Decary

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1 Mile East of Town | Route 142, Nuevo Arenal 50807, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice place, run by pleasant, attentive folks. The rooms are super clean. The breakfasts are superb, plentiful and different every day, always with a local Costa Rican flavor. The owners will explain everything there is to know about activities in the area and they will help with reservations. Wi-Fi is available only in the dining area - (this... More 

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Dingle, Ireland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really lovely place to stay and explore the Arenal area, the hotel is very pretty and well ran, the hosts Dan and Suzy are very helpful and informative about any questions you have on restaurants and trips and activities.. The breakfasts are amazing and Suzy puts out some breakfast for the birds and wildlife too so you... More 

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New York City, New York
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is certainly one of the finest B&Bs in the area, without a doubt. Beautiful view across the lake, very restful setting in the middle of an old coffee plantation,gorgeous gardens, expertly run with an efficient and helpful staff that offers sensible advice about local attractions, birds flying about almost all day, excellent breakfasts, personal attention to your particular needs.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While traveling around the country, we stayed at many different hotels to get a feel for the area we were in. Villa Decary was easily the nicest of the places we stayed - quiet, romantic, beautiful, and Suzy was a wonderful host! We loved sitting on our private balcony and taking in the most beautiful, quintessential Costa Rican view! The... More 

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Denver, Colorado
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This place is incredible! Charming and quiet but then it's not a far distance from adventure if you want it. Great breakfast that's included and perfect travel and tours tips from Suzy and staff. Thank you Villa Decary for making our family trip to Costa Rica the best!

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Calgary, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We found this little gem by word of mouth from some expats in town and so glad we did, the view from our room was priceless, absolutely stunning location, the breakfast was great and highly recommend this B&B to anyone looking for a great place to stay

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

What a tropical paradise with beautiful views from the rooms and the breakfast room and deck. Olivia the mascot, loves people too. Suzy was so generous with her time in recommending things to do and also joined us for a drink at the Gingerbread House. Be sure to google Travel Costa Rica Now.com and watch the video so that you... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

This hotel was booked for us though a travel agent who had had great success with other clients that had stayed there. It is in the most gorgeous location on Lake Arenal you can imagine. The view from our room and balcony was breathtaking. You are smack dab in a rain forest and nothing makes that clearer than toucans swooping... More 

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Chicago area
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

It is as nice as everyone says! Peaceful, beautiful, relaxed, and morning breakfasts are delicious. We would linger on the porch bird watching and taking in the view of Lake Arenal. Suzy and Dan are fantastic - they really care about each and every guest, and try to make your stay as perfect as possible with individualized plans for each... More 

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Oshawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

My partner and I spent 2 nights here on our tour of Costa Rica and can`t wait to go back. Suzy and Dan were gracious hosts and extremely helpful in suggesting things to do and see. Though not close to many of the attractions we wanted to do and see, I am still glad we stayed here. The view from... More 

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