Ratings based on 101 Verified Reviews

They paid and stayed. We double-checked.
4.4 out of 5
95% of guests recommend
4.5 Room cleanliness
4.6 Service & staff
4.2 Room comfort
4.1 Hotel condition
Expedia Verified Reviews
They paid and stayed. We double-checked.
2 out of 5
by A verified traveler

Bien placé

Posted Sep 2, 2016 on Hotels
Petit hôtel aux portes du volcan Poas Vue extraordinaire sur la vallée Propre
Comment from Hotel Management
Sep 9, 2016 by General Manager, Hotel Management
je vous remercie anonyme pour votre examen détaillé. si vous n'êtes pas heureux, vous auriez pu communiquer qu'avec nous. vous pouvez également fournir ce que vous n'avez pas aimé que nous puissions voir si elle a besoin de corriger ou est tout simplement votre malheur que nous ne pouvons pas réparer. pura vida!
5 out of 5
by A verified traveler from Chicago, IL

Amazing view with great staff!

Posted Aug 21, 2016
The view is spectacular day or night. It is convenient to get to La Paz and obviously the Poas volcano. Staff is amazing and the owners are good people. The breakfast was great and the hospitality like home. The beds are a little old but the room functions exactly at is meant to. The location is small and quaint and very easy to find. If you like pancakes I would suggest getting them and 1 is enough, it is huge. Excellent value! Would recommend to all.
Comment from Hotel Management
Aug 21, 2016 by Stephan, Hotel Management
Thank you guys for choosing our home as one of your stops in Costa Rica. We hope your trip was amazing. Come back anytime. Stephan y jimmie. Pura Vida!
5 out of 5
by A verified traveler from Tuleta, TX

Breathtaking Views & Location, Location, Location!

Posted Jul 23, 2016
This lodge has outstanding picturesque views from every angle it's as if you are on top of the world looking out. Breathtakingly beautiful day or night you will be in awe. As if the views aren't enough, the hospitality given by the two brothers was above and beyond as well. We dined at the lodge for breakfast and dinner and the ambiance coupled with the cuisine was absolutely impeccable. The family suite was perfect for us traveling with our 14 year old son. The king size bed with luxurious linens provided us a very cozy night's rest, and our son bedded down in his own comfy bunk bed. The views from our room were just as spectacular. Location is everything and this lodge was a short 5 minute drive to the Poas Volcano and 20 minutes to the La Paz Waterfall Gardens. Stephan and Jimmie were gracious hosts and provided us with all the details for our points of interest. They even kept tabs with the visibility of the volcano crater and provided us with information syncing our visit to Poas during clear conditions! We highly recommend this lodge for anyone seeking a peaceful and relaxing stay, and we most certainly plan to return again someday if we visit the region again. Pura Vida!
Comment from Hotel Management
Jul 27, 2016 by SG, Hotel Management
Thank you guys for staying in our home. We enjoyed your visit and are happy you enjoyed it as well. We hope your time in Costa Rica was great. Hopefully you got to see some whales and caught some fish. Our door is open anytime. Pura Vida! Stephan y Jimmie
4 out of 5
by A verified traveler

Posted Jun 24, 2016
It's an unassuming lodge from the outside, but the inside was charming with phenomenal views overlooking the lushest green pasture with cows, as well as an expansive view of much of CR. Jimmie and Stephan are wonderful hosts. The food was excellent and the ambiance in the evening by the fireplace really set a relaxing tone. The bed was exceptionally comfy. The downside was that it was freezing!! The heater didn't really generate much heat and there was no hot water in the sink, so we had to wash our hands in icy cold water. We had to wear long pants to bed and dreaded freezing after showers. Be sure to bring your own toiletries as none are provided. It's a very unique experience and feels more like a B&B than a hotel. Enjoy!
Comment from Hotel Management
Jun 28, 2016 by stephan, Hotel Management
thank you for visiting our home. We are a B&B this is correct. sorry the sink water was freezing for your hands. we are at a high elevation so it will be cooler than most of Costa Rica! We provide plenty of bedding to keep you warm at night. Pura Vida! stephan and jimmie
5 out of 5
by A verified traveler

Unique B&B with a beautiful view and great hosts

Posted Jun 20, 2016
Pros: Everything :) This is a unique B&B. Comfortable, friendly and amazing views.
Location: Beautiful countryside location. The building is on the edge of a mountain with spectacular views. Very close to Poas Volcano and the Waterfall Park.
We spent our first night in Costa Rica here! It was a perfect introduction to Costa Rica and the friendly people we would encounter on our whole trip. Stephen and Jimmy were amazing hosts, kind and helpful (and great cooks). They had extra accommodations for us, just because they are that nice. They helped with all the little things we needed as we settled into the country. The rooms were beautiful and comfortable. The view is spectacular and the location is very close to Poas Volcano.
Comment from Hotel Management
Jun 21, 2016 by Stephan, Hotel Management
Thank you and your family for choosing to stay in our home. We enjoyed your visit and are happy you enjoyed it as well. Have a great summer. Pura Vida! Stephan and Jimmie
4 out of 5
by Jessica from San José

Preciosa vista!

Posted Jun 20, 2016 on Hotels
La vista de la habitación es bellísima, insuperable! Las habitaciones son cómodas y el servicio al cliente muy bueno. Me gustó mucho!
Comment from Hotel Management
Jun 28, 2016 by Stephan, Hotel Management
muchos gracias. Pura Vida Amigo y Amigo. stephan y jimmie
5 out of 5
by Zsuzsanna

Posted Jun 16, 2016 on Hotels
Comment from Hotel Management
Jun 18, 2016 by Stephan, Hotel Management
Gracias, Stephan and Jimmie
4 out of 5
by Carmen from Woking

Charming little lodge high up in the mountains.

Posted Jun 4, 2016 on Hotels
Easy to find next to road leading to Volcano Poas (only 5min from entrance to park). Amazing views and great food. Jimmy and Stephan very relaxed hosts. Great sitting area/open fireplace which was welcome as it was quite chilly outside. Freshly prepared dinner and great breakfast. Wifi worked well so we could plan our next day.
Comment from Hotel Management
Jun 15, 2016 by Stephan, Hotel Management
Thank you guys for choosing our home as a place to stay while in Costa Rica. We are happy you enjoyed your time here and hope you had a great vacation. Pura Vida! Stephan and Jimmie
5 out of 5
by Marc

Posted May 29, 2016 on Hotels
Comment from Hotel Management
by Stephan, Hotel Management
muchos gracias
3 out of 5
by Laura from Orangeville

Fantastic views but hospitality was mediocre

Posted May 28, 2016 on Hotels
After all the great reviews about this hotel and the friendliness of the 'two brothers from Texas', our experience did not meet those expectations. It was the consensus of our party of 4 that we felt like we were 'intruding' and we definitely did not get a 'warm, welcoming' vibe. The hosts were polite and it was difficult to put our finger on it however we all felt like they did not REALLY enjoy having us linger after dinner in the dining room and enjoying drinks even though they kept saying, words to the effect of 'our home is your home'. A few times we tried to engage them in conversation and felt like we were getting 'one liners' in response so we finally gave up. Other than the BEAUTIFUL view, not really much else stood out for us - dinner was good, but nothing outstanding.
Comment from Hotel Management
by Stephan, Hotel Management
Thank you for your review. Sorry you did not feel we treated you the way you expected to be treated. we treat everyone with the same respect they treat us. Everyone is allowed there own opinion of us, and thank you for yours. We will continue to be ourselves and enjoy our guests that enjoy us. Pura Vida! Stephan and Jimmie