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Posada Rio Celeste

2.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Bijagua de Upala Costa Rica | 1 Kilometer From Tenorio's National Park, Bijagua de Upala 506, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Lisbon, Portugal
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We slept here during our second night of the 1-week tour around Costa Rica. We arrived to the location during the night and we received typical costaricense food (included in the price, as well as the breakfast). They were out of beer and there was no place around to go buy some. Not too much food, but quite tasty. Room... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

from the moment we stepped into this place we were greeted by a family that runs the hotel and get treated like family the entire time. You really feel at home and amongst amazing birds and animals, hands down the best Rio Celeste tour and just an amazing place where you get a real feel for old time Costa Rica,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We stayed at Posada Rio Celeste for 3 nights in April and we immediately felt at home there. Elias and his entire family, who run the posada, are extremely welcoming, smiling and nice. The food is excellent - if sometimes a tad repetitive - and fresh. The location of the posada is great, walking distance from the Tenorio Park, and... More 

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Vaudreuil-Dorion, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Although very rustic this place is run by a wonderful family. Vilma our host was most helpful and so kind. The food was excellent! Typical Costa rican food prepared with great care. We had the pleasure of having David as our guide to Rio Celeste and also to a local cacao plantation which was all set up by the Posada... More 

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

A charming place to stay and the family that runs this delightful Bed & Breakfast do an excellent job of not just sevice but making you feel right at home from the moment you arrive. Our guide for the hike to Rio Celeste was Elias, who was also our host at La Posada. The accommodations are rustic yet clean and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013 via mobile

After a long day hiking to the Rio Celeste this was a perfect way to refuel and relax for lunch. This quaint family farm serves an excellent Costa Rican "typical" meal family style that is very filling and dirt cheap for all the rice & beans, beep tips in broth (some kind of light chili flavor), cheese, greens, mashed taro... More 

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Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

I recently visited Rio Celeste area. We already had reservations at another (pricier) hotel, but met the owners of Posada Rio Celeste in the park. They invited us back to their place for lunch and we were extremely pleased. The quantity of food they served us was more than we could eat, home-cooked, and absolutely delicious! The night before we... More 

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Muchas gracias por su comentario, para nosotros a sido un verdadero placer haberles brindado nuestro servicio de Restaurante. Siempre hacemos... More 

Helengeli
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

We have been here in 2013 and had a really good time. The people are very nice and you feel like a part of the family! The room was in very good condition and in the garden we could swing on a liane that hung from a huge tree. We really felt like home here and can recommend this place!

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Muchas gracias por su comentario, esperamos la hayas pasado de lo mejor en nuestro hotel, para nosotros a sido un... More 

Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We 3 adults and 4 children ( 8,10.13 and 16 years old ) stayed at this family run hotel for one night on July 21th 2013. All of us enjoyed the typical costarican cuisine for the 3 meals. We also enjoyed our guide tour and hiking in Tenorio National Park along the Rio Celeste with David. But it was even... More 

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PosadaRioCeleste, Owner at Posada Rio Celeste, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice comment, we hope that you really enjoyed the stay with us, hopefully to see you again the next time that you visit Río Celeste. Thank you so much again. Best regards. More 

Alameda, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

After our Rio Celeste hike, we had lunch at Posada Rio Celeste. It's down some bumpy, unpaved roads, but that just added to the adventure! We were thirsty from our hike, so the fresh and plentiful lemonade was perfect. Everything in our traditional Costa Rican lunch was delicious! Our hosts were gracious and saw to our every need, also giving... More 

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Address: Bijagua de Upala Costa Rica | 1 Kilometer From Tenorio's National Park, Bijagua de Upala 506, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Bijagua de Upala
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Hotel Class:2 star — Posada Rio Celeste 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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