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La Purruja Lodge

Golfito, South Puntarenas Costa Rica, Golfito, Costa Rica
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Ranked #5 of 11 Hotels in Golfito
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the rooms was nice, and clean. the grounds are meticulously maintained and it shows. they have a nice pool to cool off in and a nice shaded area to eat breakfast. lots of wildlife around (especially birds) and a fantastic restaurant right across the street about 100m up the road. i suggest going there to eat.

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Mevaseret Zion, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Located in a beautiful property where Toucans are all around, Blue Morphos flying and Squirel Monkeys jumping on the trees. The cabins are super clean, the bed is comfortable and the swimming pool is refreshing, fun and natural. We didnt met Walter but Rosi was so nice that I wish we could stay another night. Drinking coffee at the morning... More 

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Rayong, Thailand
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

CAUTION, CASH ONLY, NO CREDIT CARDS Even when booking online via third party websites. Basics: Filthy rooms, no hot water INSTALLED, LESS than half a roll of toilet paper in bathroom. Sleep quality: - Rooster woke us up just after midnight, it finally stopped around 6 AM - Very loud diesel trucks passing by during the night all using their... More 

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San Rafael
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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

A birding friend and I needed a low-key reasonably priced place to stay close to Golfito. What a great little spot to unwind. You can kick back and have a hammock all to yourself, or take a refreshing dip in the super clean small swimming pool here in the tropics. If you are as fascinated with birds and primates as... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Walter was a great host and translator. Hope to return for another stay with him in a year or so. Great knowledge of the area. we missed breakfast both morning but I recommend you don't. Monkeys come out as well as some other wildlife.

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Williamsburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013 via mobile

We did not stay at the Lodge since we arrived at Golfito on the Windstar and did not want to take their tours. So I had emailed Walter at the Lodge and he arranged for Achim to meet six of us at the dock. Achim and a van driver promptly met us and drove us about 35 minutes to a... More 

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West Virginia, USA / Playa Zacundo, CR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2010

La Purruja Lodge is located between Golfito and Rio Claro, on the paved road. My daughter commented that it was the first time that she had ever stayed anywhere, that had no TV, Air Conditioning, or Hot Water. This quaint, beautifully landscaped, Lodge, is from another time, before modern conveniences made their way to Golfito. If you seek a quiet... More 

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