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Las Cruces Biological Station

| San Vito, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Monteverde
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Las Cruces is clearly a great birding location. Unfortunately, the folks that run it and Wilson Botanical Garden are making it difficult to bird. First of all, their rule is that you cannot walk the trails unless you are an overnight guest--costing $90 per person per night ($180 per couple per night). Secondly, they are now telling you that even... More

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San Rafael
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

Las Cruces more than met my expectations for a place to stay to discover even more bird species in Costa Rica. Beautifully warm during the day and super cool at night. The number of colorful tanagers alone made this well worth the visit! Welcoming friendly staff and the comradery of plenty of other birders and scientists onsite. Meals were fine... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
28 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012 via mobile

Lovely place to stay up near San Vito at 1200m so its nice and cool. Wildlife and excellent array of plant species are abundant and they have a new canopy viewing platform to take in the extent of the reserve! Nice rooms, very eco friendly. Amazing chorus day and night and you may get to interact with some of the... More

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Miami, FL
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

Spent four days here photographing Nature with another like-minded friend. Spacious room with great patio for wildlife viewing. Bathroom was small but the two of us took turns, and hey - how much time do you need to spend in the bathroom anyway? Highlight was hanging out with six ecology grad students from US, EU and Latin America and learning... More

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Quebec
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Very nice place to stay, comfortable. Many youngs researchers evolving in nature for their researchs and accompagned by teachers. Their was included a visit of the trails in the station and biological garden, the guide was really good. I will recommend that place. The only thing for researchers is that their climatological instruments need to be replace... seem to be... More

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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165 reviews 165 reviews
59 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

I stayed here for two nights as part of a birdwatching tour group during the dry season. The facilities, somewhat typical of rainforest areas, were quite good. My room had glass all across the back (louvered windows and a door), with a private deck looking out onto the forest below. A portable fan provided air movement, no small deal since... More

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

My husband and I stayed one night at Las Cruces in December. We originally had this in our itinerary as a way to break up a long drive, but it turned out to be a fantastic addition. We stayed in the Antharium room (all rooms have names vs numbers) and there was SO much wildlife to view from the back... More

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Las Cruces Biological Station Costa Rica/Province Of Puntarenas
Address: | San Vito, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas
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Ranked #161 of 248 B&Bs / Inns in Province of Puntarenas

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