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Natural Lodge Cano Negro

Cano Negro Wildlife Refugge front, Cano Negro, Costa Rica (Formerly Cano Negro Wetlands Lodge)
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Natural Lodge Cano Negro
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Almost at the border with Nicaragua, this out of the way community hosted many species of birds. The gardens were well kept at the Lodge, and there were many interesting birds to keep us happy. We particularly enjoyed afternoon soaks in the pool. In better days, there had been a poolside bar where one could perch on a submerged stool... More 

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HotelManagerCR2013, Owner at Natural Lodge Cano Negro, responded to this review

Dear friend, We really appreciated your comment. Thank you very much for the whole information, specially for the notice regarding the bathroom, so we are going to make some changes to avoid the issue. We hope to count with your visit again in a future. Warm regards, The Natural Lodge Caño Negro Team More 

Staffordshire
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118 reviews 118 reviews
49 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cano Negro is a water bird watchers paradise. Located on the River Frio with lakes and lagoons. The natural lodge is pretty much the only accommodation of any note here. Food basic in a canteen atmosphere but service cheerful. Highlight is going on the lagoons. Book the hotel guide Jimy in advance - VERY knowledgeable. Lovely garden setting with resident... More 

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HotelManagerCR2013, Owner at Natural Lodge Cano Negro, responded to this review

Dear friend, Thank you very much for your comment. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at our hotel and the surrounded wildlife. Best Regards, The Natural Lodge Caño Negro Team More 

toronto canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This stay was nice but I was disappointed with the lack of information about things to do and help in finding our way around. It took a couple of tries to happen upon the entrance to the park and we could not find places to go walking. I had hoped the hotel would be on the water and we could... More 

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HotelManagerCR2013, Propietario at Natural Lodge Cano Negro, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We regret the fact that your stay didn’t fulfil all your expectations. Our staff had always been characterized by bringing personalized services to all our guests as it has often been commented in our satisfaction forms and websites. Our principal goal is to make your stay unforgettable. We are working on new information tools for our future visitors,... More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

A world class area for tropical river birds This lodge, with a wonderfully helpful and friendly management and staff , will not disappoint. We would recommend this to everyone who enjoys wildlife and in particular, bird-watching

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HotelManagerCR2013, Propietario at Natural Lodge Cano Negro, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are glad you enjoyed your stay at our hotel, is always gratifying to see comments like yours, which motivates us to work harder. We look forward to your visit in the near future, also we want to wish you the best for you and yours from the Caño Negro Lodge Team. Marina & Pablo More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
22 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Very nice big room in semidetached bungalow overlooking the swimming pool. Unfortunately we arrived to late to use it. Variety of flowers and plants in the garden showed to us by the owner. Grounds go to the riverbank where lots of birds can be seen. Good but expensive restaurant on site.

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HotelManagerCR2013, Owner at Natural Lodge Cano Negro, responded to this review

Dear John! Thank you very much for your comment, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2,094 reviews 2,094 reviews
149 hotel reviews
1,127 helpful votes 1,127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We arrived by bus from Naranjo. The bus left us on side of the road to Cano Negro, next to a store called Agrocolos. We missed the bus to Cano Negro so we went to Agrocolos and we asked for a ride. One of the customers agreed to take us there for $25. It's a long ride and the road... More 

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HotelManagerCR2013, Owner at Natural Lodge Cano Negro, responded to this review

Dear Elena! On behalf of the entire Natural Lodge Caño Negro team, we want to thank the beautiful words to our operation, thanks to feedback like yours allow us to look ahead and realize that we are doing good our job. Thank you very much for choosing us and we hope in the future to have again with your visit.... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This place is pretty out of the way, but if you want to see some great birds, etc. it is worth the hour ride on a bumpy dirt road. We only stayed one night and had a morning tour on the river. Saw many interesting birds, pointed out by a very knowledgeable guide. The hotel room was simple but nice.... More 

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HotelManagerCR2013, Owner at Natural Lodge Cano Negro, responded to this review

Dear Jim, Thank you very much for your words, we really appreciate your comment, it help us to continue growing in our quality of service. Wishing you the best, the Natural Lodge Caño Negro Team More 

New Haven, Connecticut
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My husband and I were booked here by the tour group we used, Costa Rica Gateway Tours. We traveled in the off season, so there were not many guests here--just two other parties whom we saw only at dinner. The rooms are in blocks spread out over the beautifully landscaped grounds, accessible by paths, which were well-lit at night. Flowers... More 

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HotelManagerCR2013, Owner at Natural Lodge Cano Negro, responded to this review

Dear Judith We the Natural Lodge Caño Negro team, want to thank you for the beautiful comment. We are glad you enjoyed your time during the stay, as well our food and services. We hope sometime in the future to count with your visit again, and show you how comments like yours, give us the energy to keep growing up... More 

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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This was a great stay. The highlight were the tours on the lagoon with bird expert Jimmy. He had the gift for gauging his delivery exactly for our two person tour. Had we visited in the high season the rating probably would have been higher but the lack of visitors makes the Lodge feel a little sad and unloved. Despite... More 

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HotelManagerCR2013, Propietario at Natural Lodge Cano Negro, responded to this review

Dear Friend We really appreciated your comment, we are glad you enjoyed our food and the Wetlands boat tour with Jimmy, he´s probably the most knowledgeable guides in Caño Negro. We can look that you stayed in July, main reason that you didn’t find enough visitors. Our High Season is during the Not Raining Season (from December to April), our... More 

yorkshire
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

This place was seemingly run by a couple of really friendly and helpful girls. 42 rooms but only a couple of others were occupied when we were there! Extensive grounds with lots of birds, e.g. collared aracaris. There was also a feeding station near the restaurant that attracted many beautiful birds. Big swimming pool, although the adjacent bar was not... More 

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HotelManagerCR2013, Owner at Natural Lodge Cano Negro, responded to this review

Dear Friend, We really appreciate your post, we are so glad that you enjoyed your visit in our hotel. Best Regards, Marina & Juan Pablo More 

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