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Toad Hall Hotel

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La Union | 9 km SW from Nuevo Arenal on route 142, Nuevo Arenal 50807, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to see the place. Great people, nice service, nice pool, nice mountain view. Food, beers, people to chat, and near the Volcan. In the same road, various Km away, you can see Pisotes. Pisotes are pacific animals that lives there, they only walk on the road sides and are good for taking pictures of something new to see.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was actually the highlight of our trip. Hands down the most tranquil spot in Costa Rica. I would recommend staying here with a few caveats. First of all, do NOT book on the website www.toadhallhotelboutique.com/. This is an old website. The correct site for the absolutely beautiful and worth it hotel http://www.toadhallhotel.com/ I wish somebody had told us... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stop in at Toad Hall and fall in love with this quirky little hotel/hostel/bar/coffee shop. The big toad with the top hat in hand greets you in the parking lot. The propery is interesting. The pool is a plus. The coffee was hand ground in and old iron crank coffee grinder. Yum.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I wish I could rate Toad Hall higher but based on my experience, I simply cannot. My friend and I arrived at Toad Hall in the evening for a 2-night stay in Arenal. The website states that the hotel is located 25 minutes from Arenal, but really, it is more like 40 minutes. Unless you are driving by car, please... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We didn't stay there but we wished we had... We stopped by to check it out and ended up staying the entire evening due to the friendliest people in site. We explored the hotel which is beautiful. We ate lunch and enjoyed some beers while enjoying the company of the host. You can see the lake and enjoy the pool... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Booked the Jungle suite, the staff made a mistake so they gave us the house as compensation. Outstanding!! Next day, moved to jungle suit which is magical, great nature and Lake Arenal views with trees full of birds. Staff was very polite and warm. Would go for a whole month if I could!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

Found Toad Hall by chance when the road to la Fortuna was blocked, ended up staying for three nights. A real highlight of our trip, the rooms and atmosphere are just what we hoped for in a trip to CR, a great view of the lake and lots of birds to entertain while having a morning coffee. La Fortuna is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

My girlfriend and I stayed here in April, and our stay here was far and away the highlight of our trip. We also spent some time at Nayara (a world class hotel, rated one of the very best in the world on this very site), where I was officiating a wedding, and we were so much happier at Toad Hall.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The burger we had was pretty good the bun definitely tasted homemade . The fries like most in Coast Rico were a bit soggy but the salad made up for it since and had lots of fruit and nice vegetables in it. The views from this place can't be beat and there's so much birdwatching to entertain you while eating.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Our room reservation in Fortuna got cancelled and as we were discussing this with the hotel we stopped in front of Toad Hall. Jeff came out to ask if everything was okay and as I explained our problem he said he had a room for us. The rooms are all super cool and each individually unique. Jeff was a great... More 

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