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Lookout Inn Lodge

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Carate, Carate, Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had the opportunity to visit the Lookout Inn for a couple of weeks in June while I was finishing up a novel, and I was very happy with the overall experience. For the limited resources available to them, Terry, Katia and staff really did a great job in providing the "necessary" amenities to make you stay enjoyable, not to... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hard to know what to write. I've never been quite anywhere like this! Each 'room' is separate I think- ours was.The beach jungle bungalow. It was quite large- a queen bed on one side with a queen on the other with a single/twin over the top. Decent storage space. One light for the room, two fans- one good one for... More 

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Boerne, Texas
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about my stay at Lookout Inn was amazing. Nothing beats going to bed with the sound of the ocean and waking up to macaws, monkeys, and a vast variety of beautiful wildlife. The openness of the inn allows you to experience the breathtaking beauty of Costa Rica every moment of the day. There's plenty to do within walking distance:... More 

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

hello the sister of forest -- how is the ole boy doing ???? have him write tooooo ok//and thank you for this nice review.. all is well here at the lookout inn still very lil rains.. and dont forget to check out our new bed & breakfast in town puerto jimenez called '' inn jimenez thanks again ..terr-rrr More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After spending 5 days at Lookout Inn Lodge and experiencing the impeccable service from Terry and his staff, the comfortable accommodations, beautiful views of the ocean and the delicious meals prepared by their personal chef, Juan Carlos, my family didn't want to leave. Its close proximity to the entrance of Corcovodo National Park is unbeatable. I highly recommend anyone wanting... More 

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

another happ-eee and wonderful guests you Texans r great -- we all here at the lookout inn thank you and had a fantastic time hosting u all - thanks so much great food and great prices - all you can eat buffet meals at the end of the road... it does not get better than that -- -- see you... More 

new orleans
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lookout Inn is like nowhere else you will ever go. Carate is absolutely incredible and there is a ton I loved about this place. I loved the grounds- it's incredibly well maintained and a marvel for the eyes. There's tons of wildlife around- toucans, coatis, iguanas, bats, parrots! It's very cool. There is also a pool as well as really... More 

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

dear tiki hut lovers thanks for visiting our wonderful lodge i am happy you had a nice time ter More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I were bouncing down the road to Carate looking for another hotel that came highly recommended, but it was getting dark fast, and we knew we'd never find it after dark. Just as we were about to turn around, we saw the sign for the Lookout Inn, and recalled reading that it was the last hotel before... More 

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

hey u2 accidents where great thanks so much for staying with us and the nice lil chats we all shared ..still sunny and tropical here on the beach while the rest of costa rica is getting wet some day pop back in.... thank you all ter More 

Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food, accommodations, staff, and locale were one of kind. Definitely an eco-lodge, but with hot water, comfortable and exotic rooms, gourmet food, and the best staff ever. We were there for 7 days and it was a great mix of relaxation and excursions to the rainforest, lagoon, gold panning, and horseback riding. We signed up for a few of... More 

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

hello nester family we sure miss u guys and that lil mouse opossum toooo--love to see you all back here some day.. nothing has changed monkeys / scarlet macaws / toucans / great food/ and great guests thanks so much ter More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in one of the Tiki Huts for a week and could not have been happier with the experience. The view from my room was amazing, got to look out at the ocean and the sound of the waves helped put me to sleep at night. Breakfast, lunch and dinner were provided and each meal I had there was... More 

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

some day you need to return and hang out with us .. tiki huts will be waiting-- all is good here at the lookout inn still very lil rains.. ''el nino'' getting everyone else wet but us... thank u some much for the visit ....terry and the team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this place the night after our wedding and flew here the next day. My wife wanted an all-inclusive resort, I wanted a more secluded AirBNB-type experience, and we got the best of both worlds. Three incredible buffet-style locally inspired meals per day served by an amazing staff, including their world-class chef; full-service bar run by the amazing young... More 

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

honey moon R & F so glad to have met u2 and hang out wit ya tooooo .. what a party you guys throw.. hope all is well in Colorado and you need to bring the whole gang back here some day .. 2nd honey moon yes?????? thanks ter & kat More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This place is amazing!! If you're looking to get away from tourists and have an entire beach and rainforest to yourself, this is the place to go. My girlfriend and I stayed here for an entire 7 days for our February vacation in Costa Rica. There are so few people in this part of Costa Rica that you should truly... More 

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

hello new york-- what a great review -- and its all true except ya left out the part about the wild energized bunny -- we had a '' tyra tira '' visit us 3 days ago a great mammal that looks like a small black cat --and of course the monkeys & scarlet macaws are still hanging about .. i... More 

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