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Casa Drake Lodge

Los Planes, Drake Bay 60503, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Birmingham, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Pay attention to just a few tips and you'l have a wonderful stay. Zacharias and his family run this place and do all they can to make sure your stay is more than pleasant. If you drive (and I strongly suggest that you DO!) make sure to plan your arrival well before dark. 4WD is almost required, and you'll need... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Drake Bay in Costa Rica is an incredible place, and the people at Casa Drake are really lovely and caring. However, you need to be aware of these things before you book: - This hotel only accepts cash payments for your board. Having enough USD before you even arrive in Drake Bay is a must. There are no ATMS in... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

This family has found the perfect mix between great accommodation services and a true Costa Rican and Osa lifestyle experience, all around and outstanding costumer Service. You will live in the owners house and experience their day yo day life, however you will have your own space and privacy whenever you want. The owner and the whole family will literally... More 

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Thornton le Moor, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
30 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights march 2014. The room we had was very clean (as was the rest of the house and bathroom) and really well prepared. We had a fan provided and an insect net kept us clear of bites at night. This isn't a sanitised western hotel, it is a taste of life in Costa Rica and... More 

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Zeewolde, Flevoland, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

We liked this hotel very much. It was as living with a Tico family for a couple of days. These people went out of their ways to help us in any way they could. The rooms were basic but clean. They provided us with a fan as it was quite hot so we had a few good night sleeps. There... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

I stayed 4 nights here with my boyfriend and it was the best choice for us! We were the only two in the whole house for the entire stay so we had the VIP treatment, all the attention and help only for us! The lodge is owned and ran by a Costarican family and they do an excellent job, they... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Exceptionally clean and comfortable room, great family atmosphere, good food and local flavor. Spanish speaking needed to get the most out of the experience but I expect it would be enjoyable even with limited Spanish. Luz Marie is excellent cook with great variety in meals that included Costa Rican standards and also some variety. Zacarius has lived in the area... More 

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Kellogg
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Our days here could not have been better. We experienced the life and wonderful hospitality of our hosts and their family and they made us feel so comfortable. They helped us enjoy every minute. Our meals were so exciting with a great variety and beautifully presented. Outstanding!

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San Jose, Costa Rica
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

This lodge, built and run by a local family is a really special place with a lot of heart and the best typical food ever, horseback rides, and located in a quiet area with lots of wildlife and plants. Had one of the best experiences in Costa Rica....

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

Gente maravillosa, que lo da todo por el huésped. Amazing people that will do anything for there guests. Quiet place far away from any noice what so ever. This is a house built by Zacarías and his brother who have made it from real solid local wood of only fallen trees, no cut down. He has land surrounding the premises... More 

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