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Rana Roja Lodge

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, Tortuguero, Costa Rica
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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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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We "had" to move to this hotel after our tour schedule was altered by some roads being washed out. I say "had" to move because Rana Roja ended up being a big step up from our previous lodgings. Firstly, the cabin/room we were in was lovely, simply stunning. The only issue we had with it was that it seemed the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is an affirdable option and the hotel Is so pretty in the mittle of the jungle. The other lodges in tortugero are more expensive but this one Is perfect. If you want visit this tropical forest without being overpriced, go to this hotel.

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High Point
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Stayed 2 nights with 34 others during an educational tour on June 22 & 23. We arrived under turential conditions, but the staff remained calm and assisted us as best they could. There was no power on our arrival, (no running water, or flushing toilets) but came back on til around midnight and was out til mid morning on day... More 

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Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

At the beginning of our honeymoon we went there. Not only has Tortuguero turtles but also frogs... A *lot* of frogs. We heard them all the night long. Except one time... when it rains the hell out of the sky. It rained so much that some branches fell from the trees on the roofs (hopefully hard enough to endure this).... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

My husband and I stayed here in one of the single rooms in the back lodge. For us, the place was an unexpected gem. We had been to Tortuguero back in 1987, and the whole area has really developed since then. Just getting there was a blast. We arrived by boat, and saw a crocodile on our way to the... More 

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