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Canyon de la Vieja Lodge

3.0 of 5 Rincon de la Vieja National Park, Rincon de La Vieja, Costa Rica
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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129 reviews 129 reviews
88 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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158 reviews 158 reviews
55 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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99 reviews 99 reviews
44 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Columbus, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is really nice. The facility is a series of small buildings separate from the main buildings. Each room is nicely appointed, but there wasn't hot water in our room. The included breakfast was really good and the dining area is fantastic. Located off of Route 1 on a well maintained road(for Costa Rica), the facility is easily accessible.... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

The hotel is located on the way to the Rincon de la Vieja parc, very convenient. Property of the hotel is large, with many cottages. There are some sidewalks to walk on, the rest of the roads are hard to walk on due to large stones, so the walk to the restaurant at night becomes a bit difficult as there... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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29 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Some people called this a scout camp, they were unkind !!. Yes the rooms could be quite a way from the restaurant, pool or reception and decidedly inconvenient if there was a tropical storm when you could be stranded in the bar or restaurant with a beer and have to watch the river rising in the canyon below. However the... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

First let me say, anyone looking for the American experience is going to be disappointed. The ticos. are very friendly and go out of their way to help you if they can. The restaurant is expensive, however, if you didn't drive you can call for a taxi and one @ take you into town for $10 (each way) where there... More 

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Paris, France
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69 reviews 69 reviews
58 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I have mixed feelings about this place, the wooden cabins are clean and the bed comfortable, but very dark with a permanent and strong smell. There were no safe nor TV, which isn't a big issue, but there were tea/coffee facilities, A/C and a (basic) wardrobe. The domain is vast, however, the cabins are next to each other so you... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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128 reviews 128 reviews
65 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
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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Address: Rincon de la Vieja National Park, Rincon de La Vieja, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Rincon de La Vieja
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Canyon de la Vieja Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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Canyon De La Vieja Hotel Rincon De La Vieja
Canyon De La Vieja Lodge Costa Rica/Rincon De La Vieja

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