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Lookout Inn Lodge

3.0 of 5 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
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My sister and I and her two kids left the lodge 1.5 weeks ago. We are all very depressed. We did not want to leave and will be going back by years end. This was a family trip but is a great place for couples too. Carate beach/and the Osa are the most beautiful places I've ever been. It was... More 

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

we sure miss u maki -- please return and hang with us again soon and longer ok????? just another day here in the warm tropics on the pacific and rain forest jungle wrapped around us.. animals and people all having fun -- love to share my home with you all ...thanks ter More 

Columbus, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

the property, area, rooms, food, and staff ALL exceeded any expectations that we had. i fell in love with Terry and Katya, with the creatures i met every day, and with the tranquility of the space. highly recommend for everyone! terribly romantic, extremely fun and a dream for those seeking adventure or relaxation. so many things make this place special...... More 

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

hello up there -- thank u so much for a great trip adv. review --so far we are batting 100 -- so happy all our guests have been great --wonderful --adventurous -and happy -- thank you all -- katya terry and the team at the lookout inn carate beach osa peninsula -- and dont forget our sister hotel in puerto... More 

melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have just returned to San Jose after 3 wonderful days in paradise at Lookout lodge in Carate . We saw a plethora of birds,monkeys plants ,jungle mammals ,reptiles insects etc from the unique accommodation and setting provided by Terror ,Katya and staff. We stayed in one of the open jungle rooms which was an experience in it self.Going to... More 

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

whats this Terror stuff u spelled my name wrong its ter'rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr -- love all my guests that visit us here at the fantastic amazing beautiful remote off the grid end of the road BEACH & RAIN FOREST lodge -- we are now 98 % m/c sustainable .. thanks for seeing us.. ter'rrrrrrrrrrrrrr More 

Seattle, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lookout Inn was definitely the highlight of our two week trip. The only downside was how much we missed it after we left. We seriously had separation anxiety from this place! Terry and gang are communicative and supportive from the day you reach out to them. They were quick to respond to questions and handled billing seamlessly. They are very... More 

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

hello way up there in Washington -- Seattle thank u so much for the review and hanging out with terry and the gang remember terry and the pirates -- same place -- i think the new cuban place for food is called ''cafe con leche '' check it out dan is the owner and has been at the lookout inn... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is really wonderful, its right on the ocean shore and at the same moment in the rainforest!!! Red Ara parrots, tucans, tapirs, monkeys, iguanas come everyday!!! Water in all hotel from artesian well and its very tasty. This Family hotel controlled by Terry and his wife named Katia. Terry very funny guy with good sence of humor. And... More 

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

the entire staff at the lookout inn wants to thank you all for staying with us and sharing your wonderful adventures AND experience .. thank you .. katya More 

Winnipeg, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food and helpful staff. Great location with amazing wildlife, beach and scenery. Off the beaten path but well worth the effort to get there. Options are riding in the back of a collectivo truck or in an air conditioned 4 wheel drive crew cab truck for a little more money. About a 2 hour trip over rough roads with... More 

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

hey eh-- still have the lil rocks on the bar-- hope all is warm & comfy in canada its still 90'F sunny and hot here -- darn near perfect thanks again More 

Stittsville, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Terry and Katya (they are so sweet) and all the staff were so wonderful and accommodating (vegetarian meals with plenty of variety and flavour and nutrition and protein) and made us feel so welcome (even with my bellbottoms which are apparently so 1970s and I should be embarrassed). We are campers and hikers and love our national/provincial parks here in... More 

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

i miss those bell bottoms daily -- please come back -- you guys were great thanks so much for hangin with us at the lookout inn..and yes its still warm and tropical here .. soon a few drops of rain will shower us and the lil rain frogs will be all over the place a great time to be here... More 

Rochester
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I traveled to the Osa peninsula for our second time and this was our first, but not our last, at the lookout inn. As soon as you arrive, you are blown away by the beauty of this place. The cabins are set on a hill side, giving you a spectacular view of the Pacific ocean. The beach... More 

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

hello u2 from roch minn. how is the weather up there>?? its still 90'F sunny & tropical here at the lookout inn.. and for those who are new reading this review these guys had a blast at our place --also we are on the beach thats right the PACIFIC OCEAN is right out your front door with the rain forest... More 

Irvine, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Waited until today, Valentine's Day, to write this because of the sense of love and care I experienced this week during my 4 night stay in a "Tiki Hut" at the Lookout Lodge at the Carate in the "Wild Osa" of Costa Rica. (And also to "wrap my mind around" the amazing experience I had at the end.) I thought... More 

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

WOW this review and experience is going to be tough to beat eh?? seeing a big cat is like hitting the lotto--$$$$ not sure which one would be more fun. i have been here 20 years seen all the other spotted cats but not the BIG GUY -- rick you are so blessed and lucky and thank u for sharing... More 

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

We spent 5 nights at the Lookout Inn in the Blue Butterfly room in February 2015. It is hard to capture our experience in words as it was beyond our expectations. The views from our cabina were of the Pacific ocean and often included macaws, hawks, toucans and monkeys. The food was fresh, served buffet style so that we could... More 

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

hey guys it was a pleasure to hang out with u2 - katya and i would like to invite you back soon and stay with us again as friends and family and bring me more shirts tooooo thanks guys take care and start packing More 

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Address: Carate, Carate, Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Corcovado National Park > Carate
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Lookout Inn Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Lookout Hotel Carate
Lookout Inn Lodge Costa Rica/Carate

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