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Orchid Tree

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 12 March 2013

Brad and Pat are exemplary hosts and make you feel extremely welcome from the start. My girlfriend and I were so glad that we stumbled upon this place randomly when planning our trip and it ended up being our favourite B&B we stayed at during the trip. We were immediately made to feel comfortable and at home and they were...

Reviewed 2 March 2013

We were looking for somewhere to stay for our last couple of nights before flying home and were drawn to Atenas because it was rumoured to have the best climate in the world. The Orchid Tree is a great place to enjoy that climate, whether that's watching hummingbirds from the breezy lounge/dining area or relaxing in a swinging chair by...

Reviewed 26 February 2013

Brad and Pat have a beautiful place and they are terrific hosts. Their story is one that more people should consider, re-evaluate your priorities and live a more rewarding life. We could not have had a more enjoyable entry into the country as these folks gave us. No need to look any farther if you are wanting a place just...

Surrey, Canada
Reviewed 25 February 2013

We are having a great stay here by the pool on our last day in Costa Rica. It's just 20min from the airport. I highly recommend it as an entry stay as well as an exit like we are using it. Brad and Patricia have some great advice for those entering the country and for us they provide a beautiful...

Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 25 February 2013

We stayed at the Orchid Tree for 4 nights and did several excursions around the valley. It is about a 5 minute drive to Atenas, where you can find a good selection of restaurants. Pat and Brad are wonderful hosts, who try to make your stay as comfortable as it can be, while being unobtrusive. The breakfasts, which are plentiful...

Reviewed 25 February 2013

I gave this B&B five stars because there wasn't anywhere on this site I could give it six! Previous reviewers have said everything I could have written here so rather than repeat them there are things I can add such as in bed and breakfasts where we have stayed before we have felt obligated to vacate the premises after breakfast...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2013

I stayed for seven nights at the Orchid Tree at the start of January and four more days at the end of the month. Brad picked me up at the airport and provided a wonderful welcome on my first trip to Costa Rica. Brad and Pat are wonderful hosts, providing superb breakfasts in the shaded terrace where the guests chat...

Lincoln, NE USA
Reviewed 6 February 2013

We chose the Orchid Tree for our last night in Costa Rica. What a great decision that was! Brad and Pat were such gracious hosts. This place is gorgeous and peaceful! We spent much time visiting with other guests, sharing travel stories and lots of laughter. Brad gave us great advice regarding restaurants and the quickest route to the airport....

New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 February 2013

The Orchid tree is very relaxing, beautiful, and with super great owners Pat and Brad. I was interested to visit Atenas because it's close to nature, not touristy, 30 mins from airport, and has the best climate in the world according the National Geographic Magazine. The owners Pat and Brad are incredible hosts that are 100% devoted to their guests,...

Bancroft, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 3 February 2013

We just returned from a wonderful holiday in Pura Vida Land. What made it memorable was our stay at the Orchid Tree. Brad picked us up from the airport, gave us tips about the area and drove us to town everyday. We would wake up each morning to the delightful call of the roosters and the birds, and to the...

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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 

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Address: Calle Oratorio, Atenas 20501, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Atenas
Price Range: $101 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Room # 1 has two queen beds and is a bit larger than the others.”
 of 5 bubbles Gogoglennie, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“They are all top quality”
 of 5 bubbles Riccardo77007, 4 Sep 2015 | Read review
“I was in room 2 and it was really nice !”
 of 5 bubbles 801jayd, 29 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Most rooms have one bed, but we had an usual situation of needing a room with two beds - our request was happily accommodated.”
 of 5 bubbles ParadiseVisionaries, 10 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Ask for room 1, its the biggest. ;o)”
 of 5 bubbles brianw630, 9 May 2014 | Read review
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