We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Playa Chiquita Lodge

3.0 of 5 Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
Best prices for: 1 room 1 guest
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Playa Chiquita Lodge
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Playa Chiquita Lodge
Playa Chiquita Lodge
Playa Chiquita Lodge
Write a Review

136 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    53
    33
    13
    21
    16
See reviews for
25
48
13
4
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (6)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (136)
  • Mar-May only
    (42)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (38)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (20)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (36)
All months
San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful beach with wild nature and very friendly people. A must go to relax, enjoy the nature and have a good time. Local food is good and spicy, they have fresh seafood. As the owner is Germany, they add a nice Germany twist.

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yhis is the ugliest hotel I've stayed in my life. The rooms are dirty and ugly. The place is just awful. The bed sheets are old and stain the towels too. The bathroom is the worst part. It looks like never been clean. There are a lot of hotels around fot the same price a 1000 times better than this... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

We stayed 9/20-9/27. It was my husband and I with our teenage daughter. We got married on the beach during our stay. When we arrived we were warmly greeting by owner, staff, other guests and the lodge doggies : ) We wanted, and are used to staying at rustic places, so there was no disappointment. I would suggest if you... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Portland, Oregon
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We expected rustic, we got neglected and shabby. Holes in mosquito nets covered with peeling tape, beds so small my wife's legs stuck out the mosquito nets. She got over 50 bites in one night, while I slept fetal position to keep my legs inside the tiny net and bed. The fan barely moved any air and was a very... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed here for two nights. Nice roomy cabins with big shower and bathroom. Nice porch deck with hammock out front. Very remote and secluded. Set back in the jungle with private access to the beach. There was hardly anyone on the beach the days we were there, which was peaceful and relaxing. There we LOTS of... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Schwenksville, Pennsylvania
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Rustic to the extreme, with no a/c and abundant humidity. Amenities include free WiFi in the reception area only, and free adequate breakfast of fruit, eggs and toast. The location is great -- in the jungle, with beautiful birds and amusing howler monkeys with just a brief trek to the beach. The owner is pleasant enough, but obviously not terribly... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Torrey, Utah
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We stayed a week in 2011 and it was a highlight of our trip. The owner is a fascinating character and thge access to the beach was a big advantage. Sadly, we returned in 2014 and found the place in a state of neglect. The rooms were grimy and staff didn't touch them the four days we were there. we... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Barcelona, Spain
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Playa Chiquita lodge is a good place to stay if you want to spend some days in the Costa Rican Southern Caribbean "Cahuita-Manzanillo". It is located 200 meters from the beach, right in the middle of the forest. From our bungalow we could easily spot some animals : colibris, toucans, howler monkeys and iguanas. The bungalows are a basic but... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

You wake up and walk through the forest. On the beach no one in sight. You take a swim. Back at the lodge you grab a banana, have a chat with the owner and his partner. Friendly guys. One of the most relaxing place I've ever stayed at. And done a few. Will always be my choice in Puerto Viejo.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chicago, IL
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I recently spent a week at the lodge with my 14 year old daughter. The cabins are rustic and have only the essentials. Wolle, Tito, and the rest of the staff are extremely friendly and made us feel like family. They invited us to a special meal on new years eve, and there was also plenty of time to soak... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Playa Chiquita Lodge? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Playa Chiquita Lodge

Address: Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Playa Chiquita Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 10
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Tingo, Booking.com, Priceline, Travelocity, Despegar.com, Hotels.com and Odigeo so you can book your Playa Chiquita Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Playa Chiquita Hotel Puerto Viejo
Playa Chiquita Lodge Costa Rica/Limon

74 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (56)
Viewed
Room/suite (5)
Viewed
View from room (4)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (14)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (7)
Viewed
Family/play areas (1)
Viewed
Other (25)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (18)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (5)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (10)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay