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Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Geneva, Switzerland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I absolutely loved the location of this lodge. Set up on a hill overlooking the ocean (in plain sight of Isla de Cano) surrounded by lush jungle and wildlife. You are in nature - so expect everything that comes with that. You need to walk up a hill to get here (which can be slick in the wet season) and... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We spent three nights at Punta Marenco in July. It is a beautiful location but unfortunately the place felt a bit run down and the staff seemed quite disinterested. The rooms are lovely with the mesh all around but they are not sealed so expect creepy crawlies to get in (we had a scorpian). The food was simple but nice.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

This is a hotel with basic standard but with a great view over the ocean. The resort is a 10 minutes boat ride from Drake Bay over viewing the jungle and the see. In the horizont you can see Canoy Island. The resort has friendly staff which do their best to support you during your time at the resort. It's... More 

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Danville, Kentucky
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5 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We traveled to Marenco with our student group. The cabins are very simple, screened in, wood floor cabins. Before you go you need to know that you can only use electricity for a few hours a day because they use a generator. The food is mediocre. The staff unfortunate remained drunk for a lot of the time while we were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I traveled with an university class and we were highly satisfied with the service and helpfulness of the staff. our guide and staff were very helpful and friendly. overall a great experience. highly recommend

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

If you love nature and don't mind roughing it a bit, this is a great place, away from it all. In fact, it can be reached only by boat, and the closest village (a handful of houses really) is a ten-minute boat ride away. But don't expect any luxuries--rooms are very basic, electricity runs only from 5 to 10 p.m.... More 

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Surbiton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

If you go there you are NOT going on a luxury vacation. Expect cold showers, limited electricity, bugs in your room, a long boat journey to get there and a steep and sometimes slippery slog uphill to reach the place. Believe me, Deet is your friend! (Other insect repellents are available, but don't work as well). However, the location is... More 

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Monterosso Al Mare
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We have spent in this lodge 3 days and they have been the best of our tour! The place is fantastic, far from any human contamination. Rooms are very peculiar without walls but just nets you sleep cocooned by the sound of the ocean and the voice of the animals. The view is amazing. Electricity is on only from 5,30pm... More 

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Metro Detroit, MI
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

At Punta Marenco, you will be staying in a rustic cabin. There is electricity only during certain hours of the day, and the shower is a cold water shower. There is internet at the lodge, but is is slow. You will be lucky to be able to check your e-mail during your stay. In order to get to Punta Marenco,... More 

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Willemstad, null, Netherlands Antilles
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We loved it here, we had the best jungle tour ever, panters, taipirs, whales, also breeding female whales. Dolphins everything, in 3 days we have seen every wild animal we dreamed of, greT experience loved it here, nice people, good fresh fish, great place in the midle of the jungle, we stayed in october which is a perfect time to... More 

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Address: Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Corcovado National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Punta Marenco Hotel Corcovado National Park

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