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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
  • Rooms
    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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Fife
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 helpful votes 5 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
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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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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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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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Jersey
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Baltimore, Maryland
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Lovely tucked away gem. the food was simple, fresh and good. You can watch the Macaws flying from there roost to there feeding area and occasionally have them come right up to the lodge. The road going past the lodge has spectacular views and some great bird sightings. Worth the walk. If you do take a boat trip to the... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

If you are a birdwatcher, nature photographer or you just need a get-a-way from your daily stress - this is YOUR place. My wife, my 2y old son and me stayed at Cerro Lodge near Tarcoles in July 2014, and pleasantly enjoyed our stay. It is a family run business, and the owner, Federico, is very nice and especially accommodating.... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Cerro Lodge is a garden/farm on a hillside overlooking the ocean (albeit at a distance). Federico was very helpful and the staff is wonderful. Rooms were immaculate and cool with large tiled bathrooms. The Lodge is a fantastic place to eat with open air views of the surrounding forests and gardens...and black and white owls. The food was outstanding. We... 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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