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3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Tortuguero Canals, Tortuguero 10980-1000, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2007
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2007

Fabulous! The guide (Jimmy) made the trip. He was beyond knowledgable, very funny, kind, well organized and proud of his country and the Tortuguero area. We couldn't be more impressed. He arranged for us to go on a turtle tour when the lodge had none available since it was near the end of the nesting season. We saw 2 nesting... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2006

Guides and trips were excellent. We were only there for 2 nights but they pack a lot in. Could have stayed longer though. Staff were helpful and the food was ok (the desserts were not very good but it didn't matter even to a cake person like me!). Rooms were pretty good, but not luxurious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2006

We stayed at the Mawamba Lodge to start our trip. My parents and my husband and children all loved it! Using my trip report as information for review. Rebecca the guide from Mawamba Lodge picked us up in San Jose with driver for our trip to Tortuguero and the Mawamba lodge. She pointed out sloths along the way and the... More

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Address: Tortuguero Canals, Tortuguero 10980-1000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Tortuguero
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Mawamba Lodge 3*
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Also Known As:
Mawamba Lodge Tortuguero Hotel Tortuguero
Mawamba Lodge Costa Rica/Tortuguero

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Nestled in the heartland of the lush rainforest of Tortuguero Canals, Costa Rica, Mawamba Lodge and Tortuguero National Park are worth visiting year round. What makes us different? *Unbeatable location on a strip of land between the Tortuguero Canals and the Caribbean Ocean, providing direct access to both * The closest Lodge to Tortuguero town within walking distance (no need to take boats to town) * Free WI FI in selected areas of the hotel * Complimentary safety deposit box in your room * Unlimited free visits to our MAWAMBA PARK: where we offer two butterfly gardens, one iguana and one frog garden. A guided visit is also included in our 3 day / 2 night package * Private nature trais for nature walks * Exciting optional tours including night walks in the forest, kayaking, fishing and the NEW! Katonga floating restaurant for sunset tours or dinners / lunches on board. ... more   less 
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