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Centro Neotropico Sarapiquis

1KM. north from Gas Station Alfa & Alfa, La Virgen 3069, Costa Rica
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    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 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my favorite Lodge during my visit to Costa Rica. The Lodge consists of several large pre-Columbian style huts that contain 8 rooms with private baths. There is a glass door that connects to a patio to view wildlife which is abundant. They are located next to La Trimibina Reserve and many birds and monkeys visited the Lodge. We... More

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious food and beautiful surroundings. Definitely recommend this for a place to stay and enyoy your surroundings. Rooms were clean and showers had warm water with good pressure. Wifi was not very strong in the lobby area but our family was not in Costa Rica to be connected so we did not let it affect us too much.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the next stop in our group's tour of Costa Rica, and it was probably my least favorite. The reception space, dining area, and exterior room spaces were quite nice. The rooms were circled around a large thatch-covered courtyard that kept things cool. Inside the rooms, at least our room, things weren't as pleasant. First, it was quite hard... More

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Orlando, Florida
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121 reviews 121 reviews
44 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my least favorite hotel of our 10 days in Costa Rica. The rooms while spacious, are stuffy with no a/c, and the fan provides very little air movement for such a large room. We had no hot water for the 2 days we were there. The food while edible (buffet style), with vegetarian options was not particularly good.... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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112 reviews 112 reviews
46 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

This is all about being surrounded by the rainforest, and that is lovely. The property is on the edge of a steep sided valley, with the river beneath, so the habitat for birds is ideal. The view from the sloping garden and especially across from the attractive infinity pool and waterfall are beautiful, and birds, including hummingbirds, are frequently around.... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We were here with a group or would never have stayed!!! OAT. The grounds were pretty but tired. The birds were amazing. People were pretty nice. But the room...it was so bad. First of all it was very dark!!!!! It was also damp and dreary!!! There was no ventilation and the air seemed unhealthy. We both got sick while staying... More

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La Habra, California, Usa
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

With a group of 26 fellow travelers my husband and I just spent 2 days and nights here in the middle of the rainforest of Costa Rica. The setting is perfect as a window into the plants, animals, birds of the rainforest, just what we were looking for. Food is varied and very tasty particularly the fresh fruits. The dining... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Stayed here recently with our OAT (OVerseas Adventure Travels) and really enjoyed it. The rooms were in a thatch hut atmosphere and the lodge amenities were nice. It was a great place to start off our Costa Rica adventures into the rainforest. It was rustic, but the rooms were clean and the outdoor restaurant service good and friendly. Next to... More

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Bradenton, Florida
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Before we traveled to The Centro Neotropico we called ahead to find out if we could check-in early. The lady said sure your room is ready. We arrived at 10:30 AM. The same lady told us that there was a room change and our's would be ready at 1:30 PM! Three hour wait. We went to our room which is... More

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Bonita Springs, FL
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Very interesting hotel. Buildings are all large palanques , huge circular thatched roof structures, each containing eight rooms. Rooms were plain, but very nice. Landscaping was outstandingh and the area also contained a small archeological site, an arboretum, and was close to a suspension bridge that led to a trail through the rainforest.

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Address: 1KM. north from Gas Station Alfa & Alfa, La Virgen 3069, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Heredia > Sarapiqui > La Virgen
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Centro Neotropico Sarapiquis Sarapiqui, Costa Rica

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SarapiquiS Rainforest Lodge, built as a 15th century Pre-Columbian village, is – due to its outstanding concept in ecotourism and cultural indigenous conservation – an international rewarded model in tourism. The uniqueness of this project was officially recognized by the nomination of “Proyecto de Interés Público”, on October 17th, 1997, by the Costa Rican Government. SarapiquíS Rainforest Lodge is designed and developed as an eco-model project using ecological sustainable technologies (solar energy, use of local natural materials, an innovative wetland waste-water treatment installation, ionized cleaning system of the pool, etc…). We proudly have three levels at the Certification of Sustainable Tourism, an official certification given by the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT)The ecolodge consists of six Palenque structures; four guests units, one guest unit and Museum and one central building with the lobby, two restaurants, bar, coffee gourmet bar, photo gallery, administration, and gift shop. Like an inverted flower, the five units are divided into eight spacious, deluxe rooms, jointed within the turret reaching an impressive height of 18 meters. All the units are located midst the lush gardens and orchards of the property. Many of the rooms have an outstanding view of the rainforest canopy; while others are nestled in the bright and fragrant gardens. With a harmonious decor of earth tones, natural lime stone, and antique or artisan made furniture, guests will enjoy the comfortable beds, private bath, ceiling fans, safe deposit boxes. Outside every room, a covered terrace invites each guest to enjoy the natural surroundings. ... more   less 
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