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Highway 142, Nuevo Arenal 50807, Costa Rica
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Toad Hall
Ranked #6 of 9 Nuevo Arenal B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were randomly driving around Arenal and we kept seeing all these signs saying to go to toad hall. We decided to stop here because of the signs and it's actually a great little spot with a gorgeous view of the volcano and the lake. The food was pretty good as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although we didn't stay we were shown the rooms and they were beautiful We stopped off for a bite to eat on our way from la fortunate and were greeted by the owner Jeff We were touched by what Jeff does for the community and not only was the service excellent, the food was fresh, the panoramic view beautiful and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed here for a couple of days during our visit to Costa Rica and could not have been happier! We were met by Jeff and Lydia as we drove up (They were hard at work painting one of the exterior walls) and were given a short tour of the property. We were then shown into the... More

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New york city
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

After a "day trip" to the Arenal Volcano we stopped in to grab a beer after reading several dozen signs on Rt. 142. We ending up leaving 3 days later. We we're overcome by the amazing attitude of the staff and owners Jeff and Lydia. They immediately treated us like family and made sure we had everything we needed to... More

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Cornelius, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I could write a book about our stay here, but Jeff and Lydia made this stay absolutely incredible. The hospitality is the best I've experienced and the views were second to none. Waking up in the morning to expansive views of the rainforest and hearing so many different types of tropical birds...it was epic in every way!!! Jeff made us... More

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Bayville, New Jersey
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We stopped here for lunch on the way to go hiking. The food was pretty awesome. We had a chicken casado and a fish casado, and it was some of the better food we had on our trip. The service was very good and everyone was very friendly. The signs leading up to Toad Hall are silly, but the place... More

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Cambridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Driving in beautiful Lake Arenal we saw many amusing signs for Toad Hall so decided to stop in for a beer and some lunch to check it out. Started out with 2 of the best fruit smoothies we've ever had then moved on to ice cold cervesas and quesadillas. The place was so charming and the staff so friendly we... More

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Parry Sound, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014 via mobile

followed the signs, read them as we drove around the lake, they definately had our interest. it was getting time to find a room so we stopped. justin showed us the rooms, beautiful. thought, no way can we afford this place. how much? I asked. 75 bucks incredible! the owner jeff, sd quick get to the water with cold beers... More

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Ciudad Quesada, Alajuela, Costa Rica
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

After passing this place by on at least 7 trips and ignoring the Burma Shave signs for 3 years we finally stopped because someone in the car had an urgent need. OK so the place has a prime location overlooking the lake with a great view. Beyond that it was just as much a joke as the signs would lead... More

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Batavia, Illinois
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12 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We too didn't stay here but were guided here by the signs. I wish we had more time here! Lydia, the owner, is very neat---very creative and has created an amazing place! When you walk up to the front entrance, it looks like it's going to be interesting and then when you get in----a great sizeable shop, restaurant, very cool... More

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Address: Highway 142, Nuevo Arenal 50807, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Nuevo Arenal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Toad Hall Costa Rica/Nuevo Arenal

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Nestled in the jungle, overlooking the magnificent Lake Arenal, Toad Hall is a must while traveling in Costa Rica! Come visit our new restaurant, "The View" for delicious, Costa Rician dishes with a twist prepared by Youtube Costa Rican cooking "Chef Scott Allen". Browse through our delightfully, funky General Store and gallery featuring local art, stay in one of our private villas and enjoy our friendly faces and atmosphere while enjoying our amazing jungle lake view. You won't need or want to leave this gorgeous property. ... more   less 
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