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Kenaki Lodge

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600 metros Norte de _Tree of Life_, Playa Grande, Cahuita, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Kenaki Lodge, tucked in between lush jungle and the ocean, is literally a hidden treasure. The beautiful Balinese-style set-up is lovely, and Isabelle is a fantastic hostess and gourmet chef. She'll tell you it's "just family style" -- but know that you're in for a treat! Perfect for a quiet getaway, and to reconnect with nature. It was the perfect... More 

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Sarnia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Started off my solo adventure on the rain forest and then shuttled to Kenaki Lodge...ahhh much better. Though the surf was still rough and cloudy due to the rainy season ending, the beach was beautiful to walk and explore. My suite at Kenaki was lovely...just what I needed to find some peace and quiet. Breakfast was basic and the same... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Stayed here one night. My biggest beef is for the prices they charge, the quality just wasn't there. I could stay somewhere very similar in terms for amenities and style, for a lot less. So, the room, Looks nice when you enter, with a modern kitchen. But the kitchenware was dirty. And - it was HOT. No A/C. Ceiling fans,... More 

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kenakilodge, Propriétaire at Kenaki Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Madam or Sir, First of all I would like to thank you about your commentery on the noisy singing lezard and the howler monkeys you've heard at 4.30 a.m. in the hotel you've been one night in Cahuita in April 2015. It's really for those reasons people usually come to visit Cahuita and Costa Rica in general. In Cahuita,... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This was by far our favourite place we stayed at in Costa Rica. It is beautifully decorated, clean and charming. Isabelle and Elizabeth are great hosts and we will definitely miss their little zoo!! We even wanted to extend but unfortunately they were fully booked. Would highly recommend it to anyone and this is definitely a place of a very... More 

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Herentals, Antwerpen, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

First impression is WAAAUUW, this is a piece of paradise. The hosts, Isabelle and Elisabeth made us feel perfectly welcome. The setting is amazing. The rooms are very well decorated, very tasteful. We were very happy to learn that dinner could be ordered in house and I am very happy we tried that. Boy, this lady knows how to cook!... More 

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Alajuela
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Kenaki Lodge I went there for two nites and I ended staying for three, awesome place, it is quite far from Cahuita but nothing you can't resolve with a rented bicycle, the place is very quiet, actually at night you can hear the howler monkeys. People there are nice, EXCELLENT breakfast, the only catch is that there is not TV... More 

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kenakilodge, Propriétaire at Kenaki Lodge, responded to this review

Hi, I'm so pleased you've spent nice holidays in Kenaki Lodge and you've stayed more time than you've planed. Effectively, there is no tv in the 3 standard rooms,but the bungalows you can also rent are full equipped and have tv with sky channels. Odin, the big dog is very friendly with our guests but he is also a guardian... More 

San jose
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I where there with my mom, it was a really nice experience, the rooms where great, but they have no TV something I didn't know, and not air conditioner, the best part was to know the have 5 adopted dogs living on the property and 3 cats, they are really lovely, also the breakfast was excellent, but it have no... More 

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kenakilodge, Propriétaire at Kenaki Lodge, responded to this review

Hi, I'm so pleased you had a great time at Kenaki Lodge. For sure, the dogs are super friendly and they are also a security for the property. -No t,v, in the standard rooms but you can also rent a full equipped bungalow with sky channels. We've choiced no air conditionner in the rooms because we are at 100 meters... More 

Bournemouth
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

What a beautiful set up, modern, clean and peaceful! Isabelle, as others have said is wonderful, she didn't even flinch when helping us out with some very damp smelly laundry! Best room we stayed in on or CR holiday! Thank you!

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kenakilodge, Propriétaire at Kenaki Lodge, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks so much for your kind message. I'm so glad you've felt well at Kenaki Lodge. Of course we have a laundry service because Costa Rica weather is hot so our guests need to change clothes often :) Hoping to hear from you soon, best regards, Isabelle More 

Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This place is located a short drive away from the center of Cahuita, so it's a more tranquil place to stay. Walking at night isn't recommended if you don't have a GOOD flashlight. Taxi from Cahuita is cheap, so take wheels. Cabins are nice, have space and are ok clean. Kitchen equipments (like frying pans) were so dirty though, that... More 

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Versailles, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Beautiful place to go. Wonderful service and people. Great food, beautiful bedrooms. Many things to see around, I love the Playa Negra, and then a drink at the Raggae Bar... Cahuita is a place of peace in heaven Greatest time ever!

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