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Rana Roja Lodge

Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Newcastle, UK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great hotel with clean rooms and I would recommend staying as the setting is lovely - monkeys visited whilst we were sitting round the pool. Staff are also friendly and helpful when questioned. Drawbacks: Taxi to the main village at $3/person one way is quite steep. Also the food isn't great. It's not bad just not great... More

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San Luis Obispo, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was quite an experience given the bungalows are screened (no glass windows) and you can hear the sounds of the jungle all day. It's pretty amazing to sleep right in the middle of a rain forest. The family who runs the place are really nice. You can take out a kayak for free and paddle up into remote parts... More

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Lansing, Michigan
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Getting to the lodge by boat is thrilling. We stayed two nights in a bungalow and opted for the inclusive meal plan. Be advised, especially if you are traveling with young children, that meal times are strictly observed (7-8am for breakfast, 1-2pm for lunch, 7-8pm for dinner) and you can't store any food in your bungalow because of ants/insects/etc. Pros:... More

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Santiago de Puriscal, Costa Rica
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

There are generally two options to visit Tortuguero - the eco-lodges that have great packages and facilities, but are WAY out of town, so you are held captive there for the most part when not on tours (;-) , and you spend more than a you would really like to stay there, or staying in the village, which for many... More

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Our third destination in our 26 day tour through Costa Rica was a gem. This hotel shows you exactly what Costa Rica is famous for, namely nature, nature and more nature. It takes about a 2 hour boatride to reach the hotel, there are no roads or other ways to reach this location. While we were here during the beginning... More

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Alameda, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I stayed at the beautiful Rana Roja Lodge with an educational group tour with 24 kids and 16 parents. The manager Laura took such good care of us. The meals were wonderful! My room was comfortable and well equipped. I really appreciated the umbrellas since we were there during the rainy season. The pool area was great fun for our... More

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Farmington, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

It was very nice and beautiful. If you look around you find wild like at every turn. Be prepared it is very humid so drink lots of water and gaterraid. I would so visit there again. The sounds are amazing too.

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Rehovot, Israel
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

what an experience... it was just grate the place in in the model of the rain forest , it takes two hours by boat to get there but it is worth every second . as soon as i arrived i was welcomed with a fruit sake , the staff was very nice. the room was modest but very clean no... More

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melbourne australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Had a great time at Rana Roja, the lady at reception was more than helpful with advice & booking tours etc. Free breakfast was fantastic, the pool was great also. Just be mindful that the mozzies will get into your room despite all the fly screens. The village is usd $3 each way by boat taxi. The grounds have plenty... More

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Vancouver, Washington
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

1 night stayed on our honeymoon. The hotel was pretty isolated, but a short 5-10 min boat taxi to the main town. The room was small and basic, but cozy. Our favorite part is that there were monkeys swinging from the trees everywhere! Also we saw many varieties of reptiles, spiders and birds. The turtle shaped pool was very unique... More

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Address: Tortuguero, Tortuguero, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Tortuguero
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Number of rooms: 17
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