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Canyon de la Vieja Lodge

Rincon de la Vieja National Park, Rincon de La Vieja, Costa Rica
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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117 reviews 117 reviews
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202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hotel, for 2 nights as part of my tour of Costa Rica, its located about 20 mins by car from the nearest town Liberia, with no shops or restaurants within walking distance, a taxi into town costs between $10& $15 each way. Appearance- The rooms are set out in semi detached Eco lodges throughout the grounds... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is really nice and relaxing. The rooms are comfortable and clean. It's very close to Liberia, so you can go out at night and visit the city for dinner. We did tubing and it was really fun. Take some bug repellent just in case, there were a lot of mosquitoes. El lugar es lindo y relajante. Los cuartos... More 

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Tualatin, Oregon
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

We had came to Flamingo Beach in The Guancaste region for a destination wedding. We wanted to spend some time inland after a week of being on the beach. We had booked Canyon de la Vieja through Expedia. We were a little nervous about the resort, because the photos posted made the pool look fairly small and had heard a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Nice spacious bungalows with cute porches outside. My bungalow, nr. 10, was no twinbungalow as most of the others were, and had a great view of the lovely poolarea. Wifi worked quite well. The room did have a coffee maker (but no coffee refills) but unfortunately no fridge. This would have been very comfortable due to the fact that there's... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I booked this through a touroperator in Costa Rica. Single rooms were big enough, airconditioned, big porch which we used frequently to sit down and relax. Swimming pool is nice to cool down, couple of wooden beds out there, not really comfortable to lie down for longer time (okay for me though). Plenty of birds to spot. Restaurant serves good... More 

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Rothesay, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We stayed here when on a hiking holidayed part of a group. Loved the informal set up of the rustic cabins despite the unwelcome visitor of a scorpion!! Nightjar and squirrels watched/ heard from comfy bed.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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92 hotel reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I had finished hiking in Las Pailas section of Rincon de la Vieja and decided to stop. I was charged $80.00 for the night. Lodging consists of one half of separate cabins.Big rooms. Excellent food in the restaurant. Very friendly staff. Lots of guest activities. Self contained community. The place was crawling with birders from the U.S. when I was... More 

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Mankato, Minnesota
14 reviews 14 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Imagine my surprise showing up with a group of 6, thinking we had two rooms and finding out that the place was "full". We called our tour operator Alan and he tried to argue with them. They insisted the reservation was for the night before, even though he had an e-mail to the contrary. We were exhausted and run down... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The lodge is a large property along the Colorado River canyon.  Rooms are located in outbuildings, with one or two rooms per cabin. Rooms are basic, rustic but met our needs. There were no amenities in the room other than furniture and private bath. Each room has an outdoor sitting area with two chairs. The pool facility and bar were... More 

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The resort has probably received many great reviews because of the activities you can have near the resort. None of them are actually organized by the resort, so strange that travelers give a rating on the resort in the first place. So the resort itself. Nothing inviting when the enter the property. Unpaved roads with many loose rocks, dark, dirty... More 

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