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Canyon de la Vieja Lodge

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rincon de la Vieja National Park, Rincon de La Vieja, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014
Michael A Brockville, Ontario, Canada
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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chelmsford. uk
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103 reviews 103 reviews
56 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Stayed here for one night as part of tour . Arrived in time for a dip in the pool.............2 sun beds for a 50 room hotel ??? No towels either. So forget that!! Rooms a dark wooden chalet. Ours was not too far from the restaurant but a torch was useful. Dinner was a set time and was a buffet... More

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Bruges, Belgium
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

A breakfast you can hardly call one. The toast and fruit were frome the day before. The scrambled eggs were still fluid. Turned out we were bitten by bed bugs too.... And a lot! Anyway, this is what you call: a place to avoid!

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Umberleigh, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We stayed here one night on a tour arranged by a supposedly top range agency. Our bungalow was stuck out in the middle of a desert 300 yards from the dining facilities, the distance having to be traversed at night with the aid of a powerful torch. The furnishings were extremely basic: two beds, one side table, a desk and... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Our cabin was fine, AC, nice bed and a outdated but clean bathroom. The pool was not clean at all (we saw the oily film on the water), which made us worry for the 19 month child we had with us. The food was basic, but not more than that. Our Silvesters day diner was not good, the meat was... More

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Brockville, Ontario, Canada
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14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

This is an outstanding location to launch your adventure in the Ricon de le Vieja area. On site they have white water rafting, tubing, rappelling, rock climbing, zip lining and horse back riding. The volcano is a short 30-minute drive away and the front desk will arrange a top guide to hike with you. The restaurant is slightly disorganized, with... More

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Very poor hotel. The smell in the room is awful. The reception told it's wood! And they are right it's wood! The problem is poor care! And I've the prove right on the swimming pool area! See the pictures! It's much better than explanation!!!!

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

We stayed 1 night here as part of a touring group. This is not my type of accommodation at all - its the type of place you would stay in with kids on an adventure holiday -and my days of that are long gone!. The rooms are basically wooden cabins( AKA "sheds!" )and are dark and dingy with a lack... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013 via mobile

The hotel is nice and clean. Rooms are confortable and spacious but there's no tv and refrigerator which will convert the room in a more confortable place. Rooms do require some more commodities like a full set of towels.

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Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

I recommend this hotel based on its LOCATION, as it is right by this canyon made by river, very beautiful, the rooms are basic but OK; the beds are comfortable, and there are a lot of activities to be done right there. The staff treated us quite poorly and it seems to be generalized, but I didn´t go there for... More

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Verona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

The room was pretty basic with no room safe, but clean. The location just by the canyon is impressive. There are a lot of activities which we would have done with more time. The dining room staff are friendly, the food is good, the bar with swimming pool alongside is a great place for a drink on a hot day.

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Also Known As:
Canyon De La Vieja Hotel
Canyon De La Vieja Hotel Rincon De La Vieja
Canyon De La Vieja Lodge Costa Rica/Rincon De La Vieja
Address: Rincon de la Vieja National Park, Rincon de La Vieja, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Rincon de La Vieja
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 6 hotels in Rincon de La Vieja
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Canyon de la Vieja Lodge 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Surrounded by beautiful gardens just 8 kms from Liberia, we offer a different way to enjoy the natural beauties that surround the Guanacaste National Parks as Santa Rosa, Rincon de la Vieja and Palo Verde.Canyon de la Vieja Lodge offers 50 rooms of which two have access for people with special needs, each has a small front terrace, equipped with double beds, air conditioning, private bathroom, hot water and amenities. ... more   less 
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