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El Sol Verde Lodge & Campground

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Curubande, Liberia, Costa Rica
El Sol Verde Lodge & Campground
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very Friendly couple manages this facility. We stayed two nights in one of the rooms. Rooms are clean and have a good hot shower. Ingrid and Gerard's Information about the Rincon de la Vieja national park was very useful, so we could make the most out of our stay. Sorry we broke your hammock :) (which Gerard was very relaxed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came here a couple years ago and as soon as I saw the place, I was excited. Gerard and Ingrid are the most hospitable couple ever, really made me feel like I was going to a family member's house instead of a hotel. They helped us out with our itinerary, and just have nice conversations during breakfast and dinner.... More 

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Oakland, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Ingrid and Gerard were so kind and helpful. We had a very clean room and they give you the option to enjoy a simple breakfast before you head out for the day. They will also pack you a lunch to take into the park (Rincon de la Vieja) and help you arrange for joining the shuttle that takes you there.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Gerard and Ingrid van Vuuren, a friendly, trilingual Dutch couple who run a small hotel and campground in the tiny village of Curubandé, Costa Rica, minutes from the fabulous Rincón de la Vieja National Park, hosted me for one night in a "tent house" on their property for $27.50, and if I had to think of one complaint, I couldn't.... More 

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Penn Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I stayed in a tent house in mid-January 2015. The property and experience are as described on the website. A perfect place to begin my month long stay in Costa Rica. Regarding tripadvisor reviews, all of the posted positive comments and way more. I can't say enough about the assistance, kindness and generosity of Gerard and Ingrid.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This place is great. It's listed in the Liberia section, but really it should be in the Rincon de la Vieja section. It's about a 10 minute drive from hotel to park. Best place to stay in my opinion as the other hotels are quite isolated and once there, you are eating all your meals there. With ESV, you can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

If you visit this part of Costa Rica go to El Sol Verde. The hosts are Dutch, incredibly nice and very informative. Because of their information your experience of the area will be even better. Additionally, it is fun to hang out with the hosts. They really make you feel welcome. Then, the breakfast. It is simple, but VERY VERY... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I stayed at El Sol Verde lodge with my boyfriend for one night in January. I fell in love with it right away! It's extremely peaceful, quiet, and off the beaten track. There is an adorable dog that loves to show you the river where you can swim. Upon arrival, Gerard greeted us with a warm smile. He sat down... More 

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Nuremberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We really enjoyed our 2-night stay at El sol verde. Definite recommendation for staying while visiting Rincon National Park, which was also great! Gerrad made us feel welcomed right from the first minute. He gave us all the information we needed for the next couple days. Our room was quiet, exemplarily clean and nicely furnished. I would recommend having breakfast... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

El Sol Verde was a fantastic place to stay when visiting Rincon de la Vieja NP. We stayed in a tent house. It was really clean, and after the heavy rainstorms we experienced while there, I can also stay that it was completely waterproof. The mattresses are really comfortable too; we slept really well. El Sol Verde is in a... More 

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