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Selva Verde Lodge

3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Chilamate, 553069, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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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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Atlanta, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Other reviewers are right on: rustic, basic rooms with no windows, no a/c, no television & free wi=fi only in bar/dining area. There are ceiling fans (on super high speed) in room, less than plush pillows, etc. That being said, I enjoyed my stay here: my bungalow faced the river, and I relaxed in the hammock on the porch listening... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Costa Rica in 2013 and had to spend a whole week and many excursions to everything we saw by just walking around the grounds here. Howler Monkeys, tons of flowers, green poisonous dart frogs, red poisonous frogs, spiders, toucans, parrots and many other birds. We stayed in the bungalows and that was a little of a hike to... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Substantially agree with most of the other reviewers. The lodge is pretty basic – the rooms have no air conditioning, no television and the amenities are sparse. The walls are paper thin, and there is a shared wraparound porch. The windows cannot be closed, and have a large spaces between adjoining slats. All of this makes the rooms very noisy.... More

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Vienna, Austria
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13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful property for anyone who loves nature and wants a taste of a rainforest. experience. The cabins themselves are adequate - clean and functional, but nothing special. We had an issue that we couldn't get the room dark enough (large slits through the wooden shutters) that made our kids wake up TOO early (so finally ended up... More

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Capri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This past July I was on a road scholar group program in Costa Rica, this is one of the places we have stayed at and I think it is the best one we have been to in our visit, I was truly amazed with the different kinds of animals (such as birds, monkeys (you could hear the howler monkeys at... More

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Oakland, Ca.
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed two nights here as part of an 8 day Costa Rica trip with a tour company. Of the several places we stayed this was my favorite. So special to stay in a rain forest . It was the rainy season which actually added to the excitement of being in a rain forest. The rooms were what you would... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really wanted to love this lodge but when we arrived it was not what I expected from reviews I read. I liked some things about the lodge but overall found the prices they charge out of line for the facilities. On the plus side, the location is good for hiking at OTS La Selva and the lodge staff where... More

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Heemstede, The Netherlands
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The location of this hotel is absolutely amazing. When walking to the restaurant or reception you'd accidentally walk in to different kinds of beautiful frogs, lizards and birds. The downside of this were the several bugs that were living in our room. I personally didn't bother to much, but if you're afraid of bugs you should take this into consideration.... More

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Sunnyvale, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We stayed in a room by the river. Rooms are raised and connected by walkways. Felt like being in the forest. Large iguanas bask in the sun on the walkways at times, you'll have to work your way around them :-). Loads of wildlife just outside your window. Howler monkeys in the trees nearby. Clean and tidy place with great... More

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Wilmington, Delaware
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Stay in clusters of raised rooms connected by beautiful elevated wooden walkways. Enjoy hearty, healthy local style food served buffet style. Great meals, B, L & D. Rooms are very clean, but simple with ceiling fans. Covered areas are useful for daily rain showers during the rainy season. Stayed 2 nights with my tour group. Fall asleep to an insect... More

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Address: Chilamate, 553069, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Heredia > Sarapiqui
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Selva Verde Lodge 3*
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