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Casa Abierta

Certificate of Excellence
San Jose, Barrio Dent, San Jose, Costa Rica
Casa Abierta
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a few lovely days in Darrylle's beautiful home. Interesting and amusing conversation, very comfortable bedroom and spotless bathroom with a great shower, tasty and generous breakfast.....what more could one wish for?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Casa Abierta is one of the great finds of San Jose! Darrylle was an incredible host (warm, fascinating, helpful, open-minded, generous...the list goes on), the food was delicious, and the accommodations were beautiful, clean, and comfortable. We found ourselves unexpectedly spending an entire day of our vacation just relaxing in the house and garden for a personal day of R&R... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Actually, Casa Abierta is much more than a B&B. Darrylle is a charming host and Maria keeps the place exceptionally clean and is part of the group that makes a most extraordinary breakfast. Bill is a great help in the "mix" (he makes an amazing strudel) and is a warm and gracious person who we hope will remain a friend.... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Staying at Casa Abierta was very pleasant. Tidy rooms arranged with fresh flowers. Very clean bathroom. Great location just 15-20 minutes walk to the downtown and just 3 blocks away from the 33rd street with tons of restaurants and tasty foods. Fantastic breakfast and incredibly interesting host.

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Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We love, love, LOVED staying at Casa Abierta. Darrylle is so kind, so open, so welcoming. We really felt at home. In fact, when we left San Jose to go to Manuel Antonio we missed staying at Casa Abierta. Casa Abierta is beautiful, clean, luxurious, and makes you feel comfortable, like you are at home. The house is located somewhere... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Perfect location for any activity in the Central Valley. Great host with amazing self made breakfast. Very clean and modern bathroom. Small library to choose from. Gated community. Great overall experience. Restaurants in walking distance. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Casa abierta was an amazing stay, I fell in love with Darrylle and María they are like angels at San José, they are so special! The place it's so beautiful, the energy is so peaceful, during the night I slept so good the room is so beautiful and calm, I loved the breakfast it's so delicious, I will miss Casa... More 

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Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

While we only had the pleasure of staying at Casa Abierta for one magical evening / day, it left a lasting impression. We were greeted warmly at the airport and had the opportunity to get to know Darrylle, what brought him to this corner of the world and different views on life to broaden perspective; just what travel is all... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Darrylle is a wonderful host. The accommodations are perfect and I can't recommend his home enough! I thoroughly enjoyed visiting with Darrylle and getting to know him. A new friend for life! Just hope I see him sooner than later. The bed was soft, the pillows perfect, and the shower was heaven!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Darryl is extremely friendly and Maria is an excellent cook. There was fresh fruit, coffee and tea, and a variety of pastries for breakfast. Darryl is attentive and a great resource. The space is clean and relaxing with a variety of art and local flowers occupying the rooms. Darryl arranged for a ride from the airport, reducing the stress of... More 

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