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Arilapa Bed & Breakfast

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Central Texas
Reviewed 13 June 2010

Gorgeously landscaped grounds, incredibly clean facility, a hilariously funny host with a doll of a wife and children, in authentic costa rica style decorated rooms and bulidings, makes this the most ideal place to stay coming in /out of San Jose, without actually staying in San Jose. An incredible value to boot. Just make sure you get good directions -...

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Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 26 May 2010

i stayed at arilapa at the start and end of my 15 day stay and found the owners happy and helpful. i got to arilapa stressed out from some bad experiences i had in Peru 3 days by the river and the beautiful gardens soon had me back on track. would recommend arilapa to everyone for it's laid back relaxing...

Thank darwin000
san diego
Reviewed 9 March 2010

My boyfriend and I stayed here because we flew in late and had an early flight out. If we knew how great it would be we would have stayed longer! Their website doesn't do them justice...We loved the owners, the dogs (if you like dogs-there are about 7 that sit on the couch with you and run around etc. feels...

Thank TravelTimeForMe
Reviewed 13 February 2010

This is my third stay at Arilapa and it just keeps getting better. This place is truly a paradise. Each year there have been upgrades to make the place and even better stay. The rooms are always clean and if a person needs something more they only need to ask. The owners always try to make each person feels as...

Thank cribbeanqueen
Tripoli, Libya
Reviewed 7 February 2010

The owner seems more interested in cooking dinner than caring for the guests. We had an early morning flight and they were unwilling to provide any kind of breakfast. Their web site promises free airport dropoff and pickup but we had to pay for a taxi both coming and going to the airport. The place had an air of neglect,...

Thank Lepista
Washington, DC
Reviewed 26 October 2009

I went to Arilapa straight from the airport when I arrived. It is a wonderful, tranquil, and beautiful place to stay. The owners are very friendly and if you are lucky the owner's brother, who is an amazing chef, will be there to cook a gourmet meal for you. I would definitely go back!

Thank megancita
Reviewed 24 March 2009

A gorgeous location in the mountains just north of the city. Easy to reach via the road to Poas. The owners are helpful and friendly. The rooms are really lovely and the sound to the river in back is a great lullaby. The rooms in the building closer to the river are the nicest with private balconies and a shared...

Thank Kg123Wyoming

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Only 10 minutes away from Juan Santamaria Airport and 25km south of Poas Volcano exists a beautiful Orange grove that borders Itiquis river and is home to over 175 different species of birds and dozens of different species of butterflies, this villa is called Arilapa. Arilapa is a great place to start and end your vacation in Costa Rica, its lush vegetation, the river, and the waterfall are the best ways to be greeted in this beautiful country. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arilapa Bed & Breakfast

Address: Imas 2, Itiquis, Alajuela 50038, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: $49 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“The closer you are to the kitchen the better the internet!”
numberhunter69, 13 Mar 2016 | Read review
“I loved the rooms with balcony.”
vikik551, 11 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Make sure you ask Santi to cook for you while you are there!”
GreenEarthLover, 17 May 2014 | Read review
“DO not stay here!”
sallyc364, 11 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Don't choose this hotel”
renateo76, 29 Dec 2012 | Read review
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