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Lookout Inn Lodge

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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lodge close to the National Park. We booked it based on review on Tripadvisor and location to the Carcovado. Once we reached there, we realized there was no easy place to eat out except at the lodge, which is very expensive for a family ($15pp lunch and $25pp dinner, drinks extra) -its a trap! Location is beautiful, easy access to... More 

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Putney, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hi, I’m Gunnar. I’m 11 years old and I just got back from 9 days at Lookout Inn. It’s a spectacular place to stay. If you want to be in a big resort or you depend on fast internet or watch a lot of TV, this is not the place for you. BUT if you like the idea of miles... More 

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

hello gunner -- our 1st 11 year old review we are so happy here at the lookout inn-- and glad you and your grandma came to visit us.. that tapir tried to get into the pool last nite but we headed him off to the banana garden and papaya trees.. he is happy tooooooooooooo-- you have a great summer up... More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I think Lookout Inn is one of the most unique hotels I've ever visited. The aptly named lodge is almost hanging on a cliffside a bit above the beach and has from the top deck what is probably the most stunning 180 degree sunset views I've ever experienced. The hotel is located literally at the end of the road, so... More 

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

A quirky hotel with a gorgeous location... that's for sure --and AAA personality's sure helps when you live out at the end of the road and trying to keep every one happy and content in the hospitality biz. ... all is well here at the lookout inn--- end off the road ''off the grid '' on the beach salt and... More 

Gunnison, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, me and my two daughters (ages 6 and 8) spent our spring break at Lookout Inn Lodge in mid-March. We thought it looked great from the website, and upon arrival, it was better than great...it was Amazing! The entire staff was friendly and helpful. We felt at home as soon as we stepped out of the taxi and... More 

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

hello perfect family you 4 where totally great and katya miss's face painting the 2 lil ones ---- all is well here at the lookout inn that tapir keeps eating every thing and those 2 scarlet macaws as well... -- hope some day we all get together again thanks katya and terry More 

San Francisco, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We attempted to drive as close as possible to the penninsula but did not find many options for accommodations on the road. We stopped at this place on the hill overlooking the water and basically we're stuck. They had nice, simple accommodations that we're open air huts with eco friendly themes. The pricing included three meals and there was no... More 

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

yoga treats thanks for stopping by and staying with us... we actually have rates with meals included but we change prices at green season with discounts -- so most folk are happy and enjoy their stay ... sunny days here at the lookout inn no rains yet ''EL NINO is out there ..bye for now and again thanks More 

Lucerna, Luzern, Switzerland
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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 5 nights at lookout inn and this was truly the highlight of our 2 month travelling. The view is exceptional and so is the food. Terrys lasagne, the california rolls, steaks and all the deliciouse meals prepared from the kitchen crew were just awesome! Our room (monkey house) was lovely decorated on arrival and the view from there... More 

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lookoutinn, General Manager at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

and Paradise welcomes you and every one out there looking for a great adventure with great meals and great rates hope to see you again ..thanks ter More 

Batavia, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went out from ny to visit my cousin and his wife and the trip was fun especially if into adventures and seclusion from a tech filled world even though there is music a tv and available wifi if wanted up at the lodge but we are there to get away from the world not stay involved in it. The wildlife... More 

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

hey cous thanks for hanging out with me and the gang here at the lookout inn... nice seeing family and becoming better friends see ya in java soon... ter More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We land on this place looking for exactly what we get. Peace, nature, and people looking for the same. Thanks to Terry and Katia and their team of collaborators to make us feel in home. Excellent food, outdoor activities, contact with animals: lapas, one night we were surprised by a Leopard on the way to Lookout-inn: we were really lucky,... More 

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

hi hugo thanks for staying with us and visiting us here at the lookout inn ...that moster tapir is still around and so is the sun shine... hope all is well in san jose remember we have a beautiful bed & breakfast in puerto jimenez Hotel Inn Jimenez thanks again ter More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lookout Inn offers a unique opportunity to go to sleep looking at stars, wake up to a bright blue sea, and have a white faced capuchin scamper through your comfortable open air hut. Terry, Katya and the staff go well beyond the norm in caring for their guests. This special treatement, combined with the jungle surroundings, heavy-duty animal action, and... More 

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

ah yes the soup people -- just made a giant pot of home made veggies soup so come on back and help us eat it -- and thank you so much for visiting us at the lookout inn we also have a new beautiful boutique bed and breakfast in puerto jimenez.. you all can stay there tooooooooooooooooo bye for now... More 

Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Spent five nights here and found ourselves soooo sad to leave! The location is absolutely stunning! And Terry and Catya are consummate hosts, and they really make it possible to delve deeply into the gifts of this place by providing GREAT guides on bird walking tours or into Corcovado. We stayed in the Monkey Hut and the view was incredible.... More 

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

hello my guests --- luscious review and its still luscious here at the lookout inn and that monster tapir is still hanging around here he came roaming in around 4.30 pm the other day -- and every one got to see him walking around the gardens.. the rains have started so its like Seattle this week .. -- thank you... More 

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