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Natural Lodge Cano Negro

Cano Negro Wildlife Refugge front | Alajuela, Los Chiles, Caño Negro, Cano Negro, Costa Rica (Formerly Cano Negro Wetlands Lodge)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Southampton, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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, Owner 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 

Preston, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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2,031 reviews 2,031 reviews
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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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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 

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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 

Heers, Belgium
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8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We have spent 3 nights in this lodge. It takes some drive to the very north but it is worth it. the lodge is nice. the room is not so big but big enough with airco and is very clean. The breakfast is from a menu (we were only 4- 8 persons in the lodge) as well as the lunch... More 

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

Hello We are thankful for your comment, your words are going to help us to improve our services and do some changes for the benefits of our visitors. One more time! Thanks a lot and we hope to count with your visit sometime in the future. Warm Regards, Juan Pablo & Marina More 

Andalucia
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We chose this as a more remote, less touristy way to see wetland birds and were not disappointed. I don't know why but we expected the accommodation to be basic, so were very pleasantly surprised with the spacious and well-equipped cabins, gorgeous grounds, fabulous pool and really very good and varied restaurant menu. There were a maximum of three cabins... More 

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

Dear Gail N, we want to thank you for your comment of our hotel, we are glad you got a much better impression than your expectations before your visit. We know we do not have the most luxury hotel in Costa Rica, however we do our best to make our visitors feel in a five starts hotel. You gave us... More 

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