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Rana Roja Lodge

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Tortuguero, Costa Rica
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Montgomery, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Location really good, jungly, 5 minutes by water taxi ($2 per person) from Tortuguero. Its odd though because its actually one line of cabins stretching back from the river but within Evergreen. I was not pleased to be emailed before arrival to say - without explanation- that the cabin I had booked fro my son 6 months before would not... More 

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wales
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So much of Rana Roja deserves five stars. The setting is amazing, walkways and cabins on stilts, more "in the middle of the jungle" than many lodges I have stayed at. The cabins are what you would expect and there is a choice of swimming pools. The manager (unlike a couple of comments I have seen) we found both friendly... More 

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Cadorago, Italy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We stayed in Rana Roja lodge 2 days, from 9 Dec to 11 Dec 2015, instead of the three planned, anticipating our departure. We asked for a quiet cabin after reading some negative reports concerning noisy accomodations. We was given a bungalow near the room building. We had a very bad experience, the worst in all our three weeks trip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Best place ever! Going back this month perfect location best staff . Great atmosphere! I recommend this place to anyone! Best place in tortuguero! ! Good job . The rooms are nice and spacious. Food amazing

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Abslutely fab 😋 ilyyy Rana roja❤️ pool was nice friendly staff good food nice atmosphere 🎉 amazing scenery and you lived parallel to nature🍃🌾 totally recommend the staff helped massively and the town was nice you can buy nice souvenirs and there are really nice shops and restaurant I totally recommend you try the salchipapas

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

This was by far the most relaxing interesting part of our trip to Cosat Rica. It was a gem that is buried in the rain forest with great food and excellent wildlife. I'd like to think Tortugero as the Venice of Central America reached by boat only. The hosts were wonderful and the food was great. We hope to return.

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Derry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The cabins although basic were clean and spacious and couldn't have been in a nicer setting surrounded by nature. We warmed to Lester the manager, he seemed a little unwelcoming at first but we later found him to be very helpful organising tours and water taxi rides for us. Our only grumble was with the noise from the building work... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We spent a couple of nights in this hotel and were very happy to get out of there. The rooms are minimal but sufficient.After all what does one needs in this enchanting place,just to connect with nature and to listen to the jungle sounds after a long day of activities.This exactly what you DON'T get in Rana Roja. The rooms... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Great place to stay if you plan to visit Tortuguero. Staff were super friendly and helped us with everything. Also, the pool was very nice. Seems like they are building their own pool as well, but it was possible for us to use the evergreen pool, which was great. Note that wifi is in the restaurant, not in the rooms.... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This is a very quiet and romantic place in Tortuguero. It is not in downtown (you need to take a boat to get there) so this helps with the crowds. Still you can go to downtown or any other attraction in a few minutes. The place is not expensive and the staff is very friendly and helpful. Their rooms are... More 

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