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Lookout Inn Lodge

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Though we rarely review our travel destinations, we believe in the occasional exception. Terry, the owner, and his staff provide incredible support for a location that, in its own right, is spectacular. They embellish the plant views, wildlife, and the ocean in so many ways. From the full course meals to jungle adventures to detailed living conditions, you really want... More 

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

hey guys thanks so much for the great company conversations and happy faces every day and you forget to mention those wild shirts u wore -- remember every one we have a beautiful boutique bed and breakfast in puerto jimenez -- a great layover coming and or going thanks again ....ter & kat More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

AMAZING!!!! Was even better than I expected. Came with my husband and 2 children. Complete beauty!!! Terry and Katia are angels that welcome you with an open heart to this paradise... View was insane, food incredible, cats, dogs and a banana eating tapir.. Hammocks made by hand with love, food cooked to perfection, ocean waves, birds, monkeys... Take the trip... More 

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lookoutinn, Public Relations Manager at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

hello jersey are u guys home all ready ??? we want to thank you 4 for visiting us and enjoying our home ... did you read this ugly review below you ??? i remember her now .. hubby had a great time and never heard a word from the kids they all happy as larks .. but she was HOT... More 

Parksville, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lodge is one step away from camping in the jungle. The fan in your room is a small 12v computer fan which does nothing. You have no access to food or beverages due to the remoteness so make sure you have the all inclusive option so you don't have to see the ridiculous prices he charges for these things... More 

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

holly cow -- finally some one that complains -- not sure i remember this lady or the family cause no one had problems with food or the fan -- so sorry you had issues if my guests have a problem or situation they come to us and let us know -- so not sure who this is -- but i... More 

Brookline, Massachusetts
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

gorgeous vistas; great food (best octopus i've ever had; tuna steaks; yellow tail sushi, etc...); authentic trip; enjoyed the communal meals - very interesting guests; mix of Europeans, Ticos visiting from San Jose; smattering of Americans; great value as well - extremely well priced. did i mention the food???? Terry is a great cook & his crew are very sweet/good... More 

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

hey j.. great to have met you .. you have the best laugh -- we knew where you where all day because of that wonderful laugh.. miss you and please tell us about the dog -- sushi last nite and pull pork later today .. and snapper manananananaana see you again.. ter & kat More 

Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the most incredible time at Lookout Inn. We travel frequently around the world and have stayed at many types of lodges, and honestly Lookout Inn is now one of our favorite places we have ever been. If you love nature, if you want to get away from it all, if you want to eat delicious home cooked meals... More 

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

hey fellow lodge lovers thank you for visiting us here at the famous lookout inn -- food still great- ( tuna last nite ) - sunshine today and the beach is perfect -- dont forget we have a new boutique bed & breakfast in puerto jimenez if any one needs a great place to stay find it all on my... More 

Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights with our 12 year old son. It was our second stay and our intention was to hike Corcovado but we found we did not need to. The area is Magical and just walking down the road we were able to see 4 species of monkeys. A tapir visited right under our cabin two nights. An anteater... More 

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

hello guys a pleasure to have guests return - its telling us we are doing something correct -- like great food -- and dont forget those views and mr. tapiir was here again last nite .. -- all is well waiting for the rains and the red eye tree frogs... may see you 3 in the future thanks so much... More 

Braintree, England, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here mid March, first stop on our two week break. The drive was a little different for the last 90 mins as it was offroad, but if you have a 4x4 it was fine (better condition road than that into Monterverde!). Stunning location, the Lodge rising up the hillside opposite the crashing sea. Beach was virtually empty every day,... More 

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

hey guys thank you n your welcome.. -- food still great -- buffet style and fresh tuna tonite -- there catching red snapper in the lagoon so fresh pargo 3 times a week -- its still sunny and warm here and no tapir for 7 days... hope to see you again....thanks terry and katya and dont forget we have a... More 

Austin, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At the end of the road in the Osa Peninsula is an incredible Inn build into the side of a towering Mountain. The Views are incredible and the rooms are exceptional. We are a family of four who travel to Costa Rica every 6 months. We've been all over the country including the Osa area but we've never enjoyed our... More 

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

we love ya texas -- thanks for the wonderful review -- and u4 are all ways welcomed here at your new costa rica beach rain forest lodge .. any time and bring friends toooooo .. its still warm and sunny and soon maybe it will rain a bit and the tree frogs will be out and the sea turtles arriving... More 

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