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Hotel For Sale in San Jose, Costa Rica

Elegant Country Inn Nestled On A Coffee Plantation!

Asking Price: $2,000,000 USD

"Delightful El Cafetal Inn is just 20 minutes from the airport in Costa Rica. The spectacular two - story house with rounded, glass corner alcoves overlooks the Colorado River Valley and fields of coffee and sugar cane, with views of the cities of Alajuela and part of Heredia, as well as three volcanoes: Poás, Barva, and Irazú. Your hosts, Lee and Romy Rodríguez, greet you at the door and treat you as an honored guest throughout your stay." - From "Costa Rica Natural Destinations" by Ree Strange.


Our working coffee plantation is surrounded by beautiful mountain a nature preserve canyon and big river in the mornings one can hear the howlers monkeys which come to feed from a tree right outside of our backyard where we have provided for your enjoyment- a lookout point "mirador" making and ideal spot for bird watching. After a day trip or day of relaxation at the inn you can choose a casual walk to nearby waterfall with trails, and also we provide horses or you can retrieve to your room (all rooms offer great views and have their own luxurious bathrooms) Breakfast is served buffet style in our cozy stone patio with breath taking views and see our parrot Lola Flores. The coffee picking season starts late October until February, you are more than welcome to join the picking. (see our coffee page for more information)

From El Cafetal Inn, guests can choose tours to Poás Volcano; to orchid and butterfly farms, to bird zoo; to the Cloud Forest in San Ramón; to the souvenir town called Sarchí, Zarcero, Jacó Beach, Tortuga Island, and the Carara Reserve; to San José for a city tour; and to Alajuela for a night mariachi tour or ride a train from Atenas to Puerto Caldera the old fashion way passing through small towns! (Saturday only). (see our separated tour page where there are more than twenty three tours directly from our El Cafetal Inn at a driving distance of 15 minutes to maximum 1:30 hours)


Oh my gosh! Wow! This are the exclamations of people when they look at the spectacular view from "MIRADOR DEL CAFETAL". A restaurant, bar with specialty in Coffee, offers more than 19 kinds of cappuccinos, espressos and exotic fruit daiquiris, in addition to the excellent food typical from our aborigines or international, and the best coffee from our farm in Atenas LA NEGRITA, you can purchase it in beans or ground, we specialize in PRE-COLUMBIAN SOUVENIRS from all Costa Rica and pre-Colombian art. Located at only 10 minutes outside of Atenas on the way to Orotina and Jaco beach. The restaurant is open daily from 6am to 6 pm.


Wow adequately expresses your first and lasting impressions of El Cafetal Inn, a spectacular bed and breakfast with all the elegance and luxury of a no-expense-spared five-star hotel. What taste owners Romy and Lee Rodríguez have displayed in their 10-bedroom hostelry. Light streams in through glass doors and huge, rounded by windows that offer miraculous vistas. The open-plan lounge even has marble floors and cascading fountains and thick white pillars holding the bedrooms aloft! Outside is just as impressive, with a patio and steps that lead down to a large, tiled swimming pool and a sand-floored, shady rancho and restaurant. - From Tourist Guide "Costa Rica Handbook" done in 1997, by Christopher Baker, Moon Publications. Also in other tourist books such as Lonely Planet, Fodors - New Key to Costa Rica - Costa Rica Natural Destinations, Insight to Costa Rica, The National Geographic Traveler Costa Rica and others. Look under Atenas, Alajuela or Grecia".

In addition to the 10 bedrooms at the inn we offer a small casita also in the plantation with kitchenette for families of maximum of 2 adults and two kids under 12. The price is $120 per night includes full buffet breakfast and taxes.


El Cafetal Inn is just 20 minutes from the international airport take the Road to San Ramon drive for 20 minutes and exit on the GRECIA intersection drive for about 3 miles FIRST LEFT will take you underneath the bridge STRAIGHT for 8 miles we are on the right side next to RESTAURANTE EL JARDIN we are have signs to direct the traffic.

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San Jose
Costa Rica
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  • Mountain View
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Furnished
  • Appliances
  • Pet Friendly
  • Laundry Room
  • Patio
  • Pool
  • Cable TV

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