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El Cafetal Inn

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St. Eulalia de Atenas, Atenas 4013, Costa Rica
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El Cafetal Inn
Ranked #5 of 7 Atenas B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Mesa, Arizona
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The accommodations were very comfortable.. Room 18 has spectacular views of the Atenas Valley and city lights in the distance.. Ella & Janette were wonderful hosts who went out of there way to make our stay an unforgettable experience.. Sonia was a breath of fresh air and made our breakfast experience quite delightful.. The entire staff was very accommodating down... More

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Sudbury, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I stayed at the El Cafetal Inn in early March 2014. This is the fourth time that we stayed at the El Cafetal and we love it! The mattress in the room is the best that I ever slept on; the ladies that now run the place, Ella and Janette are wonderful and the same has to be said for... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We spent one night at Cafetal Inn in May 2013 right after new owner purchased of the hotel. The place is relaxing, clean and has a great location to travel around - Coffee cooperatives, volcanos, waterfalls. We still tell stories about outstanding mango and watermelon juices we tasted at Cafetal. Wish all the best to the owners.

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Boothbay Harbor, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We enjoyed our 2 nights here. The fresh cool air was a relief after being in the city. Rooms were kind of basic, very clean. Janet & Ella were very accommodating & kind, even cooked us dinner. And they played some great jazz music! The grounds were beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Our stay was arranged by the motorcycle touring company so I'm not sure on how they charge. Our stay was great from start to finish. Rustic but clean rooms and the breakfast was always great. The three sisters that run it are always pleasant and always on top things. The weather been great and almost perfect round the clock. The... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

I stayed at El Cafetal Inn with my husband and teenage kids, after staying a couple of days at another hotel in San Jose. We loved the charm of the Inn and its staff, the tropical gardens, excellent food and how easy it was getting from the Inn to see the rest of the country and back. A very safe... More

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Madeira Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

I've stayed at this beautiful hotel in the past. I remembered the lush fabrics, the beautuful views abd the large swimming pool. Gone are the days of fully booked hotels...the poor economy has lightly touched this inn. Although there us no longer a poolside restaurant, the pool is just as lovely. Two sisters, Janet and Ella now operate this bed... More

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Rancho Cordova, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

My girlfriend and I stayed here a few nights on our two week Costa Rica vacation. We absolutely loved this place and its location. Staff was very friendly and accommodating. We showed up fairly late and unexpected (internet was down so they did not see my reservation). That being the case we didn't expect a home cooked meal but that's... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

We stayed here for 2 nights on our self-arranged "taste of Costa Rica". After arriving at 4 PM they opened the kitchen and prepared a lovely meal, which we ate on the covered verandah in the pouring rain! Apparently they are used to this! We enjoyed our time here, even though we were disappointed that the coffee plantation and restaurant... More

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Stayed here one night in July after a week in the Caribbean rainforest and just loved it. I've read the comments below and can tell that things have changed with the new management in place. I can't remember the manager's name at this point but she is just lovely and super helpful. We showed up at a random time and... More

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Address: St. Eulalia de Atenas, Atenas 4013, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Atenas
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Also Known As:
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