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Tirimbina Lodge

La Virgen, Sarapiqui, La Virgen, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty basic room, appreciated the AC, only one chair, limited places to hang our sweaty, wet clothes. Dark in bathroom, forget shaving, showerhead mostly clogged by minerals, fell off in my hand when I tried to adjust. Staff very pleasant and helpful, especially Sergio. Food very limited - straight forward Costa Rican every meal. Having your own transportation to get... More 

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Accommodations are simple, but very cosy. That's so nice when You travel with the group and stay "together like a family" - room next to each other. We all were very happy to see the "Blue-Jeans" frog (strawberry poison-dart frog) there. Incredible surrounding and possibility to see birds right outside our rooms and educated guides -- all these details made... More 

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Campbell, California
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The Tirimbina Lodge does a great job exposing people to the rainforest and cultural traditions being preserved through the work of the non-profit that operates the lodge. The chocolate tour was truly excellent, both in terms of imparting knowledge, and because the chocolate itself was so darn good. While the tours are well worth the cost, just walking yourself across... More 

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Central Oregon, Oregon
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Tirimbina is a wonderful place to experience the rainforest. Great trails to walk , night hikes, birding tours, wonderful educational programs, peaceful and comfortable accommodations. The guides are passionate and extremely knowledgable. The food however is mediocre and pricey. Breakfast is included but lunch and dinner will cost $15 each. Take a cab just down the road to a local... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Beautifully located and very peacefull. It has very interesting tours. Did the chocolate tour myself which was a very nice experience. Did some of the walks through the beautiful jungle. Would recommend it to anyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I picked my daughter up at the airport at 1:00 and was taking the chocolate tour by that afternoon. They did a great job demostrating the traditional method of making chocolate and encouraged audience participation. You even get to taste some. You are sitting in the middle of old cacao planation, surrounded by rainforest. I watched an agouti. The bird... More 

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Wijchen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Tirimbina is a wonderful place to visit. In two days we did the chocolate tour in the morning, the frog tour in the evening and the birdtour early in the morning. The tours were really interesting, facilitated by enthousiastic guides. The selfguided tours are easily doable with a map and clearly indicaded trails. The rooms are basic but clean. The... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Tirimbina Lodge, Sarapaqui - 4.5 out of 5 This lodge was a bit more basic but suited us because we got to go out with the scientists – watched the release of a raccoon from the mammal trap and went out with fellow Lepidopterist. The hanging bridge leading to Tirimbina's own reserve was a particular highlight, especially when we were... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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231 reviews 231 reviews
62 hotel reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Yes all the reviews you have read in TA are true! Yes not a luxury hotel. But a unique adventure with comfort amenities for $90 plus tax ($15x2 entrance fee and $10x2 breakfast) for a base cost of $40/night. Rooms: ours single + Q, yes the Q is next to the wall. We just moved the night stand to another... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

The research center hotel is a fine place to stay and enjoy the nature of the area. The night walk is always a nice evening activity. Staff are helpful and friendly. Rooms are clean and fairly large, although they can be a bit noisy if your neighbors are enjoying the evening later than you

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Address: La Virgen, Sarapiqui, La Virgen, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Heredia > Sarapiqui > La Virgen
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Number of rooms: 20
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Tirimbina Hotel La Virgen
Tirimbina Lodge Sarapiqui, Costa Rica

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