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Talamanca Reserve

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San Gerardo de Rivas | Pérez Zeledón, San Gerardo, Chirripo National Park 191-8000, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Before our hike to Chirippo, we slept in the clean cabins, had a rich, excellent dinner and dessert infront of a fire. We got all the information from the helpful staff. How to be better prepared. The garden is well kept and has nice flowers. Thank you.

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Uvita, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at Talamanca after staying at another place down the road and were so happy to have found it! The staff was amazing and super welcoming, the rooms are quiet, comfortable and clean. We are two adult sisters traveling with our parents and we had 2 rooms with a great patio area in between, perfect for hanging out together.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you love the out doors, hiking, waterfalls, birds, great food, amazing service and nice rooms, you will love Talamanca Reserve. As travel planners we love finding new and wonderful places to talk about and share Talamanca statues stand on both sides of the entrance greeting you. When you first walk into the reception/dinning/ entertainment room you notice a lot... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We intentionally visited T.R. to join beautiful countryside with alpine tour to Chirripo. Kenneth manager TR shown extraordinary kindness and support, including information, logistics and genuine interest for our comfort and food. A typical breakfast gallo Pinto - typical breakfast, rice, beans with onions and spices fried in oil. Made with scrambled eggs. Serve with tortillas and sour cream. Likewise... More 

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montello, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Bettina and I just returned after 1 year and found the place even more to like. The food and service were both great. Kenneth the manager was a part of the staff and made the connection and the service as good as could be expected. We booked a tour and will go on friday. Joel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We (family of 5) traveled 15 days trough Costa Rica, visiting Uvita, Matapalo, Corcovado National Park and, finally, the Talamanca Reserve. This was by far my favorite place - just blew me away. It starts out like a lush botanical garden in a tropical wonderland, with ancient looking statues evoking memories of Mayan or Indian art. Somebody had a really... More 

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This hotel is on a 4000acre (1600 hectors) property with a well developed trail system as good or better than most national parks. Waterfalls and big trees on Pacific slope mid elevation (1500 to 2000 meters) trails. The staff and the food are also excellent. Richard Tandlich, Heredia, Costa Rica

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

You can go and get scorched in Guanacaste, you can be a walking wallet in Manuel Antonio. You can also stay here and walk in an old forest on the side of a mountain and enjoy what nature has to offer. I walked in the old forest and the noises and atmosphere was a change from anywhere I had ever... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

In this property you recognize the US windsurfers and backpackers from the seventies that lost their hearts in Costa Rica. Later as baby-boomers they bought this property of about 4000 acres, 1600 hectares. They brought professional machinery and equipment to maintain the roads and change former farmland into beautiful gardens. The personnel is proud of using it. In additional you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We just dropped in to see if they had a vacancy after hiking up in the Cloudbridge Reserve. Thankfully for us there was space and we were able to experience one of the most pleasant surprises on our wonderful trip to Costa Rica! We were met by the manager, Keneth, as we drove in. Keneth did and excellent job of... More 

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