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Sarapiquis Rainforest Lodge

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La Virgen de Sarapiqui, La Virgen 3069, Costa Rica (Formerly Centro Neotropico Sarapiquis)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little place in the world is magic!!! The native indian culture is everywhere, take your time to visit and read about the VOTOS, even in Costa Rica is a strange culture that was leaded by women. In the cultural path you will see stone carving, the Palenque and the cemetery. The food is great!!! Dishes are big enough to... More 

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Enkhuizen, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This lodge is located next to a beautiful part of the rainforest, where you can take short walks (also crossing the river via hanging bridges) and see lots of animals at night (not really during daytime). I really recommend taking a night tour at this location, as you can expect to see lots and lots of insects and small animals.... More 

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Savannah, GA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I don't know how you would find this place if someone didn't take you (I was on an OAT tour), and I really had no idea where I was except a) Costa Rica, b) rain forest. But I was captivated. My room was in a traditional styled building, and though there was no a/c, it was quite comfortable. Reasonably spacious... More 

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Danville, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This was rustic lodging in the rain forest. There was no air conditioning in the room but the fan was very effective at the time we were there and we really didn't have the problems with bugs in our room. The room was clean and neat and the bed was comfortable. The wifi was free but available only in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The lodge is very authentic and made me feel like I was truly part of the rainforest. We saw some lizards and heard other creatures making noise right outside the porch door that faces the rainforest. With that, be prepared for nature. There's also no way to keep the bugs out. After all, you are right in a rainforest! If... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This is a very unique place situated along the Tirimbina Biologlical Reserve. The rooms are in small buildings (8 to a building). There is a safe, but be careful of the key because we lost ours. No air conditioning but there was a ceiling fan. Beds were comfortable. The infinity pool was the best because of the setting which was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Fabulous location next to the rainforest research center. Beautiful grounds. Small pool with an infinity edge which is really pretty. Restaurant & bar (though you sometimes have a go into the restaurant area to ask someone to serve you in the bar. Caution that room for two people wanting two beds is that there is a queen or double size... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Just by looking at the construction of the hotel itself tells you a lot, the wealth of information at the hotel premises with the indigenous burial grounds offers you a great chance to learn about the Costa Rican indigenous groups that inhabits these lands centuries ago. Having Tirimbina Biological reserve right next to it is a great asset, just block... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Stayed three nights. Absolutely a good choice for your stay in. Costa Rica. Great food and service. No air conditioning but the ceiling fan works very well. Friendly staff all helpful. Pool for cooling off not swimming.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I guess if you're looking for a very simple place to stay, this may be a good choice. We traveled with two kids, ages 14 and 16, and they don't have rooms that accommodate four people. So we had to get 2 rooms. The bedding is old, no wifi to speak of except for in the main building. This was... More 

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