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La Paloma Lodge

3.0 of 5 Drake Bay, Costa Rica, Drake Bay, 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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pasadena,cal
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2009

Visited La Paloma in april 2009 with my girlfriend , we have stayed in other places in costa rica before but never in the Osa , i wanted to stay somewhere that was secluded , but was nice ( my camping days are over )i wanted to be able to see wildlife without having to search it out, i wanted... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2009

The best view of any room we had in Costa Rica, wide windows looking out at nothing but sea. Guides were great and wildlife excellent - we saw sloth, anteater, scarlet macaws, toucans and much else. Food good, staff very efficient. Lovely boat ride into the mangrove swamps.

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Elkhart Lake, WI
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2009

Beautiful 2 story bungalows with breathtaking views, great food, and a very friendly staff. We stayed in bungalow #1, and thought it had the best views of a;; the rooms-very private, floor to ceiling doors open to the ocean. It is a very remote resort-jungle-like, my daughter was afraid of the bugs, but loved the monkeys playing in the trees... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2009

La Paloma Lodge exceeded all expectations. In addition to truly wonderful food, a beautiful setting, and terrific rooms, the staff couldn't have been more helpful. My two young adult sons, my husband and I were in the middle of the jungle while our luggage - swim suits, hiking shoes, etc - were stranded in Dallas. Nicole of La Paloma gave... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2009

My wife and I have both been to to Costa Rica a few times and Drake Bay / Corcavado National Reserve is by far the most beautiful place we have seen. You can take a boat in from Sierpe or drive from Rincon (the drive is not that serious and it is beautiful scenery along the way). We stumbled across... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2009

I have the good fortune of having been to La Paloma many times--with groups, with family and friends, and on my own. It is a very special place that always calls me to return. The staff is always incredibly warm and welcoming and will do whatever possible to be helpful...right down to drying one's shoes overnight by the generator (this... More 

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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2009

I've been living in Costa Rica for well over two years and have traveled extensively. The La Paloma staff provided the best service that I have received in the country. La Paloma has great food, with fresh bread baked daily , and they take the time to pack you a pleasent lunch when on an excursion. Their pictures from the... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2009

From the moment our plane touched down in Drake Bay, the La Paloma staff treated us like royalty. Everyone was friendly, helpful and went out of their way to ensure that our stay was perfect! The property is gorgeous! Great care has been taken to maintain the grounds in a way that makes it feel as though the ranchos and... More 

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2009

The rooms are beautiful, the staff is attentive and very helpful, the private beach is beautiful. The grounds are so beautiful and well kept. The food is 5 star quality. You are really treated like royalty. This is the most awesome place to stay in Costa Rica.

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chicago, il
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2009

My husband and I stayed at La Paloma for 5 nights in mid-April and loved it! The staff was great and attentive and we thought the food was terrific, especially the homemade loaves of bread every day at every meal AND at every picnic!! We loved and appreciated the beautiful yet rustic accommodations (NO/AC). The room had gorgeous wood on... More 

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Address: Drake Bay, Costa Rica, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Drake Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3 star — La Paloma Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
La Paloma Hotel Drake Bay
La Paloma Drake Bay
La Paloma Lodge Costa Rica/Drake Bay
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Drake Bay
#3 Romantic Hotel in Drake Bay
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Drake Bay

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