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Rio Chirripo Retreat

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50 meters north of the cemetary, San Gerardo, Chirripo National Park 11904, Costa Rica
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an unforgettable experience at Rio Chirripo and it was only for one night but a day and night I would never forget. Absolutely beautiful, the views, the town, and the company. I highly recommend and hope I have the opportunity to experience again. Very Welcoming, Oriana greeted us by our first name with a warm smile one step... More 

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RiochirripoLodge, Manager at Rio Chirripo Retreat, responded to this review

How nice to hear you had a good experience. Thank you for you awesome words. I'm smiling even more now at your kindness. I look forward to seeing you again. More 

Marietta, Georgia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This location is a real treat! It is in a Wonderful mountainous area, it's a Beautiful resort with pristine grounds and a rushing river, and The Atmosphere is inviting and relaxing. We highly recommend it!

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RiochirripoLodge, Owner at Rio Chirripo Retreat, responded to this review

I am happy that you found this place inviting and relaxing. Thank you for your comments and for taking the time to write a review. More 

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we have been there for a couple of days ! I wish we could have stayed longer. We enjoyed the place so much. All was wonderfull. The house with a amazing few,was super cosy , the nature around beautiful. Lovely people, super good food. I really would have stayed longer. I must come back. Thank you Frank and Oriana for... More 

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RiochirripoLodge, Owner at Rio Chirripo Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for such positive comments. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to your next visit when you will stay longer. More 

Qualicum Beach, Canada
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perched above rapids, offering splendid valley, mountain & forest views, gorgeous design, lovely dining, great staff. Loved the pool, hot tub and massage too. Will come back again on next visit to Rivas.

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RiochirripoLodge, Owner at Rio Chirripo Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words Tom. We enjoyed your visit, thanks for coming. I'm glad you enjoyed our little paradise. We have the intention of coming to Canada and seeing your corner of the world someday. More 

Heredia, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

I don't have words for how wonderful this place is, as well as the couple that runs it. It's quiet, relaxing, and beautiful down to every detail. The food is supper fresh, healthy and amazingly tasty! I didn't have time to get in the pool or hike down by the river, but I will definitely be going back another weekend... More 

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RiochirripoLodge, General Manager at Rio Chirripo Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words, it is always a real pleasure to cater to people like you. We look forward to seeing you another time. More 

Heredia, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

I am a yoga retreat leader. I took a group of 10 people to Rio Chirripo Lodge. The place exhales beauty everywhere you look. The blue mountains surround the hotel. The rooms are very cozy, perfect temperature, perfect bedding for a good night sleep. The yoga room has a wonderful view to the mountains and has all the props you... More 

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Thank geniarodriguez
RiochirripoLodge, Owner at Rio Chirripo Retreat, responded to this review

Eugenia, thank you so much. To me it seems that Rio Chirripo is always at it's most beautiful when groups like yours are enjoying and appreciating it. Thank you for coming. Frank More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Rio Chirripo Retreat is a hidden gem, conveniently located close to Chirripo National Park. Any vehicles have no problem to get there. We were fortunate to stay in a huge and beautiful suite without extra cost since the owners, Frank and Oriana gave us a giant upgrade. They were very friendly during our entire stay and our 6-year-old son made... More 

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Thank Sabrina T
RiochirripoLodge, General Manager at Rio Chirripo Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Sabrina, It was a pleasure to meet you and your family, thank you for your kind review. I look forward to seeing you guys again in the future. More 

Atenas, Costa Rica
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86 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Not only did I photograph 8 new bird species for me, some from the balcony of my room! But I rested well and ate some of the best healthy food I have eaten anywhere! It would be worth a stay just to eat her great food, all fresh, natural, and homemade! I also recommend for nature lovers a hike in... More 

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Thank Charlie D
RiochirripoLodge, General Manager at Rio Chirripo Retreat, responded to this review

Awesome Charlie!! Thank you for your sweet comments. It was great meeting you. I'm glad you got to add more birds to your list. You know where we are now so come anytime. More 

Nederland, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

We made our reservations not knowing anything about this place. It was the most serendipitous decision I've ever made. I'm a mostly critical and analytical individual (although I try not to be). At my hardest look I could find nothing negative to say about this awesome place. I found Rio Chirippo to be accommodating beyond even demanding expectations. This place... More 

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RiochirripoLodge, Manager at Rio Chirripo Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Grace, What an awesome review!!! Thank you so much, I'm so glad you got to enjoy this place. We will keep trying to improving it for the enjoyment of all the amazing people like you who want to visit us. Greetings from the whole family at Rio Chirripo Lodge, More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Many details reveal the great love with which the hosts take care of the place and the clients. We loved everything; the food, the gardens, the room, the river, the setting and the town. This place is a very special jewel and we are looking forward to go back.

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RiochirripoLodge, Manager at Rio Chirripo Retreat, responded to this review

I'm glad you guys had a good time here with us. Thank you for your nice comments and for noticing our efforts to make the place a more comfortable space. We want to keep creating the perfect second temporary home for special people like you guys. We look forward to seeing you guys in the future. Sweet greetings from me,... More 

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