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Dantica Cloud Forest Lodge

3.5 of 5 4 km south of the entrance to San Gerardo de Dota, San Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Because of the beautiful website and good stories we heard about Dantica Cloud Forest we decided to go there for 1 or 2 nights. The building with the reception and restaurant was really beautiful and the food in the restaurant was delicious! Our compliments to the very friendly chef! The staff working there was also very friendly! But the room... More

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Milano
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

San Gerardo is a very strange place. There is not actually a real village; it’s more a group of hotels and resorts scattered in the forest. Dantica is one of the first you will find on your way, and it’s a very pleasant place. The reception is managed by a nice couple; she will take care of the administrative stuff,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well folks we have got to say this is true Splendor. We have been a few times to DANTICA CLOUD FOREST LODGE, The owner was present one day and what a true treat as he was eating his lunch and took out time from his eating to talk and chat. The food and service is fantastic. The cook came out... More

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Turrialba, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tha rooms are lovely and two great pluses are the restaurant and the trails!! The location is great and the service is awesome! I also loved the souvenir shop! Bought lovely jewlery! I really recomend the hotel!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We stayed at Dantica's lodge for 1 night! Enjoyed every minute of it! Lunch at arrival, birdwatchtour, the visit to the waterfalls and breakfast! Wow! But the most impressive of all: the fan-tas-tic views from your lodge OMG! What a experience! We're from Holland so we get used to cold, but this is like winter brrrrrr... The warm jacuzzi and... More

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eager94
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Went there last spring, 2014, with son and 2 grandsons. Accommodations verity adequate, wonderful view, places to walk and explore on our own, well marked so not get lost. Food was excellent and served timely and pleasantly, delicious! Was able to obtain an extremely knowledgable guide to help us see birds and surrounding habitats. Best place and experiences we had... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We spent three nights in Dantica during the "green season". Admittedly it was chilly at night (you are after all at 7000 feet / 2500 m above sea level) but the ethanol heaters in the rooms made for very cosy ands romantic evenings. The food was excellent, every single dish was cooked to perfection, although the breakfast were a little... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

A brief stay at the eco- friendly Dantica Lodge afforded us great views, excellent food, helpful staff, and good lodging at this mountanous retreat. The lodge's birding guide, Carlos, was as knowledgeable and helpful as any lodge guide I have used in Costa Rica. The food was very good as is typical for most of Costa Rica and the dining... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

A completely different Costa Rica. You definitely need a sweater at night. The place is very well renovated and the villas are very eco and comfortable at the same time. They have small beautiful ethanol heaters in the rooms. The view from the living room and the terrace is awesome. The food in the nice restaurant is very good. The... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Dantica came recommended as a good place to stay in the southern mountains, San Gerardo de Dota area. I read that some of the lodging was far from the restaurant and main lodge. With this in mind, and having read that it gets cold at night,and that we were going to be there in the green season, I requested a... More

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Dantica, Propietario at Dantica Cloud Forest Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guests. Thank you for your comments. We have placed you in the Forest Bungalow closest to repection as requested, becuase the three Bungalows next to the restaurant were already reserved. The distance from you Bungalow to the Restaurant is not 1 kilometer, by the way, but 350 meters. The trails are lit at night, not very bright because, being... More

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Address: 4 km south of the entrance to San Gerardo de Dota, San Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Gerardo de Dota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Dantica Cloud Forest Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Dantica Cloud Forest Lodge And Gallery Hotel San Gerardo De Dota
Dantica Cloud Forest Lodge Costa Rica/San Gerardo De Dota

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