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Nepenthe B&B

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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Pets Allowed
2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't top the view! I advise you have a 4 wheel drive when going up to the Nepenthe it is at the Tippy top of the mountain and its a winding unpaved one way road. If another car is coming the opposite direction you...More

Thank bholte91
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ideally located with a stunning view and a most enjoyable swimming pool. Next to the Arenal Lodge Park & 1968 View Point. A very zen place, ideal to sit back and enjoy the magnificient view. A little gem on top of a steep hill (rental...More

Thank Isabelle M
Reviewed October 17, 2017

Please! Don't go to this place, the road is very steep and dangerous. The rooms are normal and this according to their price. The views are very nice but the hotel doesn't have enough staff to worry about your needs. There are no TVs and...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed September 12, 2017

We started off our 5 week honeymoon at Nepenthe. We arrived late at night (not advised as the road there is quite difficult even in daylight), and did not realize the paradise that awaited us. When we woke up the next day the views took...More

Thank FussyLilLee
Reviewed April 24, 2017

When heading to Nepenthe Bed and Breakfast located near the lake town of La Fortuna, the bumpy road narrowed so much that I was praying we didn’t meet another car. But once we arrived and I saw our view, I realized it was well worth...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Spa
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Refrigerator in room
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Pool
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Spa
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$51 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
$51 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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I believe there is a small safe but can't swear to it. We had no problems with theft and don't think there is any such problem there. I have a habit of leaving a couple of dollars on my pillow for the maid and it wasn't... More
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"3 rooms at the back from which I guess the view is on the forest and not on the lake; rooms at the front with..."
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"Rooms 1-3 open directly to the pool and view. Room 3 adjacent to kitchen, some noise in morning may disturb..."
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"Cabinas for privacy perhaps but the single rooms wonderful also."
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"Unless I am coming to stay, take the end room of the main house."
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