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Hotel Cerro Lodge

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Intermedios Tarcoles, Garabito, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stuttgart, Germany
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67 reviews 67 reviews
11 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Cerro Lodge has nice and cute bungalows which are surrounded by beautiful nature. My bungalow was very clean and tidy, the cleaning staff did a good job. The breakfast was standard good, the dinner quite good. The only bad thing was that during our two days stay nobody of the staff spoke english. Or barely english. So we couldn't get... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel really disappointed me. We stayed for one night, because I heard it was a great birdwatching spot. We intended to check out the property and see if we would stay longer next time around. We won't be. The property is quite run down and neglected. The tiny pool seemed dirty and murky, with lots of leaves floating on... More 

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Federico F, Propietario at Hotel Cerro Lodge, responded to this review

This comment is really a surprise for us because the only request of this client at the front desk was the bad smell inside the room, this smell is the same at all our rooms and become from the cleaning liquids we use (is the first time someone complains about this and we really don´t know why she mention "humidity").... More 

Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in Cerro for the night. Room was clean and beds comfortable. Dinner was OK with fresh fish and some side items. Breakfast was good. That said it's a Forgettable place. Decent to spend the night but that's about it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I stayed here in November for 3 nights, as part of a group of photograhers. My bungalow was spacious with two queen sized beds, two ceiling fans and airconditioning, bedside lamp and a small amount of hanging space. The bed was very comfortable and the place very clean. It was quiet for sleeping and a wonderful place to stay. The... More 

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Taunton, Massachusetts
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9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

First stop on our photo trip. Comfortable rooms with A/C need due to the humidity. Food was great, fresh, good variety. Great photography from the deck. Many birds including Scarlet Macaws, Fiery-billed Aracari and at night the black and white owl

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Medina, Ohio
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The Cerro Lodge was a wonderful place to stay on our first night in Costa Rica. The staff was great and food was super. There were Scarlet Macaws everywhere and White Throated Magpie Jays. There was a nice pool and our cabin was private and very nice. The bathroom was so neat, it was in an area with beautiful plants... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We stayed here in July, 2014 for 4 days/nights and enjoyed the lodging, food and most especially the spectacular environment. We enjoyed the great diversity of the Tarcoles area. As an example, I stepped outside at sunrise one morning to enjoy the wonderful environment and was in awe as flock scarlet macaws flew directly overhead. The accommodations were very functional,... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I do not recommend this hotel, my Mac book Pro 2013 and my advisor's Mac book Pro 2014 were stolen from our room in this hotel. We stay couple of night the second day may 8 2014, we went to do birdwatching in the morning and we left our stuffs looked in the room, when we came back after lunch... More 

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"El anterior comentario carece de fundamento y no se refiere a lo que realmente ocurrió. Yo (Federico) fui personalmente al... More 

San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

great place to start out the trip. close enough to the airport, yet feels miles away. rooms were clean and comfortable. the area was beautiful, lots of birds flying by. since june is the beginning of green season, we were the only ones staying, had the place to ourselves.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Federico and his wonderful staff continue to make this lodge THE place for serious birders. 73 species seen from the property and down the road. hawkwatching from our cabin( #7) was great; we saw 14 species while relaxing on the porch.The food was excellent! The cabins and the grounds are very well maintained and upgrades and additions are happening all... More 

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Address: Intermedios Tarcoles, Garabito, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Garabito
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Cerro Hotel Tarcoles

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