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Hacienda Baru

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3 Km North of Dominical, Dominical, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Denver, Colorado
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2011

Our service started before the stay with booking the hotel and a day trip to Corcovado. They handled the arrangements for us and even paid on our behalf to reserve the reservation (and added it to our hotel bill). We arrived straight from the airport with two kids in tow and it was a great landing place to recuperate from... More 

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Old Lyme, Connecticut
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2011

We read bout Hacienda Baru before we went, both on the internet and the book, "Monkeys are Made of Chocolate". When we arrived we were really happy with the size of the 2 bedroom house we rented. The bathroom was modern and clean. There were 5 of us and there was plenty of space. For the price it was excellent... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2011

We stayed here for three nights which was a good amount. We were in a two bedroom/one bathroom cabin which was well worn but comfortable. The newer cabins are by the pool. We did not see inside these. The pool is very nice and we used it each evening. While the cabin did have a kitchen of sorts, you would... More 

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Longueuil, Canada
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9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2011

A truly lovely place: the rooms, the grounds, the gardens, the pool, the restaurant, the trails, the birds, the butterfles---just perfect. We enjoyed our stay there with great pleasure. The walks on the private beach were great. Great visiting Manuel Antonio from our hacienda. The toucans were a great touch as evening came in. Enjoyed our private screened porch, and... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2011

Our room was clean and celing fan worked well for cooling. Bed was large and comfortable. Room was nicely laid out with frig, safe and several tables. Restaurant had a good selection and you can set out of the main area at one of the smaller cabanas. The gift store had a great variety and prices lower than we found... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2011

We stayed at Hacienda Baru for three nights and four days on our three week trip to Costa Rica to enjoy its nature and birdlife. It was the most exciting of any of the 6 places that we stayed and all were superb! The lodge gave us everything that we could ask for. Nature trails in the forest and along... More 

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lukovica
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2011

The bungaslows are perfectly set between beach and forest. Well the swiming in the sea is not very safe due to the currents and waves, but there is a nice pool... The best thing is you live in a nature - no air con but airy bult bungalows with ceeling fans, no tv and music in the restaurant - but... More 

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Denver
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14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2011

We spent the last 5 days of an 18 day trip at Hacienda Baru and it was a perfect place to cap off our vacation. It is an easy 3 hour drive to the San Jose airport on good roads from there. The family in our group (with small children) stayed in one of the cabins with cooking facilities and... More 

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Montreal
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2011

We spent 4 days in a superior cabin which is quite outdated and needs to be refreshed. Though clean, we saw some tiny cockroaches roaming in the bathroom and in the living room. The only negative aspect is the kitchen which is not fully equipped for cooking. The restaurant is quite ordinary and a bit pricy for the menus they... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2011

We stayed at Hacienda Baru for our first 3 nights in Costa Rica and despite it being one of the cheapest places we stayed in CR at it was one of our favourite spots. One our first day at Hacienda Baru we spotted a Toucan and while walking back from Domincial (about a 3km walk- much of which is along... More 

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