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Orchid Tree

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

As everyone else who has stayed here clearly attests to, this is an oasis in the central valley of Costa Rica run by a very thoughtful, considerate couple who are clearly pros in the business and know how to make any guest feel welcome and comfortable. If there were more people like this in the world running B&Bs, hotels would... More 

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Vancouver - Sarasota - Atenas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Not a single detail overlooked in easily one of the, if not THE, most casual and comfortable treasures in the Central Valley of Costa Rica. The Orchid Tree in Atenas is strategically ideal for those travelers who like to have the best of both worlds: the B&B is located just off highways 3 and 27, which both take you to... More 

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Madison, WI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Once we found this little gem we were able to relax and enjoy our stay. The rooms were comfy. Some rooms did not have air but being up in the hillside, the air was pleasantly cool and an air conditioner wasn't needed. The owners go out of their way to make you feel at home. We arrived tired from a... More 

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Leesville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Recently my wife Pam and I spent a week at the Orchid Tree. This was our second trip to Costa Rica. Our first was 13 years ago and it was the "resort" experience. This trip we wanted to experience the local scene. We chose Atenas after researching climate, attractions that were within driving distance and away form the tourist hot... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Gracious hosts Pat and Brad (not to mention Josef and Buddy!) literally open up their living room to you: the common area for sitting, eating, reading, conversing is as cozy as a living room but is actually a patio, since it has no walls, only a roof. Great for rainy afternoons. Pat and Brad fed us well, offered good sight-seeing... More 

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panama city, panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

This is a B&B that proves that a guest experience is really defined by the hospitality and not the linens, the pool, etc. These hosts really understand how to make a guest feel welcome. Staying at B&Bs affords the unique experience of feeling part of somebody's home -- when the hosts are as welcoming as these, it's a magical experience... More 

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Bad Kreuznach, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

After a very long flight we were given a warm welcome from Brad and Pat. They both went out of their way to help in every way possible. The rooms were cozy and clean. The pool was fantanstic and the grounds were tranquil. Breakfast was of high quality and very tasty. This is the perfect place to stop over upon... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Great alternative to staying in the city. We arrived in the evening and needed a place to spend the night before heading to Manuel Antonio. It’s a short drive outside of San Jose (~20 minutes) and Brad picked us up at the airport for a small fee. With the cost of transport, it was a little more than staying at... More 

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Wilbraham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Upon arriving in CR, we stayed one night at Orchid Tree before departing for Monteverde. It was the perfect place to stay. The B&B is tucked away in a residential neighborhood. The grounds and accommodations were beautiful as was the food and our hosts. Would definitely recommend it.

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Maumelle, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Having enjoyed our first visit to the Orchid Tree so much, we wanted to spend a little bit of time on our second visit to Costa Rica relaxing here before flying home. The Orchid Tree is the definition of relaxation! Pat & Brad are tremendous hosts and a virtual well of helpful information. The breakfasts, the rooms, the pool and... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a small and intimate bed and breakfast inn, just 20 minutes from the main airport in Costa Rica (SJO) and only 45 minutes from the Pacific coast. We are ideally located in the valley of Rio Grande, Atenas – the perfect base for exploring lush rainforest, enchanting cloud forest, raging rivers, cascading waterfalls, bubbling volcanoes, artisan villages and coffee plantations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Orchid Tree

Address: Calle Oratorio, Atenas 20501, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Atenas
Price Range: $39 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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