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Poas Lodge and Restaurant

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4kms before the entrance to Poas Volcano National Park, Poas Volcano National Park 20801, Costa Rica
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed everything about Poas Lodge! My husband and I spent two weeks in Manuel Antonio for our honeymoon taking in the beach, jungle, wildlife, adventures; then added one night to our trip to make it out to Poas Volcano. On our way up to Poas Lodge, we stopped at a coffee shop (which has delicious coffee with a... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

If you're looking for a scenic, friendly, high-altitude destination in Costa Rica, it's hard to imagine a better place than Poas Lodge and Restaurant. This was our first of three stops in CR. We followed the lodge's recommendation regarding transportation from the airport, and it was perfect - a modern van that comfortably seated our group of seven, with a... More 

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barracudasa, Owner at Poas Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you all for your stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed the time here and hope the vacation was a lot of fun. Come back anytime and may you have a great summer. Pura Vida! More 

Sweden
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102 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We arrived here from Europe, tired and jetlagged and the restaurant had already closed. But they made some bean soup for us, which was very good. And such a relief not to have to drive to get dinner somewhere else! This is a homely and friendly place and the owners will help you with lots of things. The view is... More 

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barracudasa, Owner at Poas Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks sitta, we are glad you had a good time here. We enjoyed the conversations and getting to know more about your country. The door is always open for you and your family. Muchos gracias! More 

Mohnton, Pennsylvania
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The owners Stephan and Jimmy, brothers from Texas in the USA, have an inviting bed and breakfast with an amazing view of the Central Valley. After setting us up in our very comfortable room, they invited us to the dining area to watch the lights come on in the Central Valley. We enjoyed a glass of wine while gazing at... More 

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barracudasa, Owner at Poas Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks Bonnie, We were glad to have you guys stay with us. We hope you enjoyed the whole of Costa Rica. Pura Vida! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Planned on one night at the Lodge while viewing the volcano. Got rained out from our hike and it was a blessing in disguise. Relaxed at the hotel the whole time. Watched the clouds roll over the most spectacular views. Had dinner and breakfast- both very yummy. And the hosts, Jimmie and Stephan, were great. These Texas boys made us... More 

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barracudasa, Owner at Poas Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for th kind words. Sorry you did not get to see the volcano. Just another reason to come back. Have a great summer. Pura Vida! More 

Cocoa Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is a wonderful place to visit. Peaceful and quiet. Jimmie and Stephan are wonderful hosts. Food is all fresh, local and prepared by Stephan. Did I say the food was good? It was excellent! The atmosphere invites you to sit by the fireplace in the lounge and relax with a glass of wine or pilsen before dinner. The dinning... More 

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barracudasa, Owner at Poas Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks guys for the kind words. We truly enjoy guests that enjoy travel and get it! You were a pleasure to have as guests. See you the next time you are in our lovely country. Pura Vida! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Very comfortable and clean rooms. Gorgeous view of the valley below that you can enjoy - especially at night - in front of a roaring fire in the fireplace. The food is perfection and the hosts are warm, inviting and a great source of tourist info.

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Droitwich, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We stayed here for only one night after our flight was delayed by 24 hours. Stephan was amazing & so supportive in accommodating us on our late night arrival. This place has stunning views & the atmosphere is so relaxed & friendly. We were gutted not to be able to stay longer. Breakfast was high quality & substantial - all... More 

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barracudasa, Owner at Poas Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

We are glad you were able to make it to the lodge. Stephan is still trying to catch up on his sleep :-). We hope Costa Rica was magnificent. Pura Vida! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Friendly hosts, comfortable rooms, excellent food, magnificent surroundings, what else one wants? The temperature outside was a bit chilly but once inside...it was forgotten. Thank you Jim and Stephan.

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barracudasa, Owner at Poas Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review our lodge. We enjoyed your stay and glad you guys enjoyed it also. Come back anytime. Pura Vida! More 

L.A.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This was strange for sure we are use to larger brand Name hotels but this was so close to the park it made sense. The host are very freindly and yes it feels like their home. They showed us the room and although older it was clean and athough small held all three of us comfortably. Everything worked so no... More 

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barracudasa, Owner at Poas Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We also think our place is "sort of cool". Pura Vida! More 

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