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Rio Celeste Lodge

1 KM antes del Parque Nacional volcan Tenorio, Bijagua de Upala, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gainesville, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

The lodge creatively uses recycled materials and low-impact design but lacks a comfortable layout that you would associate with a lodge. It's a very small and compact place and feels like you're outside the whole time. The grounds are nicely and simply landscaped, but there are no large trees right by the lodge. Besides visiting Rio Celeste, there is nothing... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013 via mobile

We took one night all meals inclusive, drinks are not included. We arrived at 3pm and asked if we could get eat lunch. The co-owner asked his cook to make us something, it was a chicken breast with mango glacé, it was delicious! All the meals were delicious and served really fast a couple of minutes after we sat at... More

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Parkland, Florida, United States
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

It was a pleasure to stay at this absolutely eco-friendly, beautiful lodge!! Excelent view from the room, good food and impecable service! French owner always around taking care of details. Any food allergies or restrictions you may have are taken into consideration for the menu if you ask for it in advance. Good!! We have a very pleasant stay. Very... More

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6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

I was here with several friends on a spontaneous trip recently- we had so much fun in this place!- The owner, Martin is an excellent host, his wife cooks really well and treated us like family. He showed us the beautiful Rio Celeste behind his Casa and also took us to milk cows based on my request in the early... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

A real pleasure stay there. The place and the surroundig area are wonderful, the lodge is very nice with a incredible view from the room, great atmosfere and the french owner perfect. Absolute clean. Giorgio and Ottavia Italy

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Also Known As:
Rio Celeste Lodge Costa Rica/Bijagua De Upala
Address: 1 KM antes del Parque Nacional volcan Tenorio, Bijagua de Upala, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Bijagua de Upala
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Ranked #4 of 4 Specialty lodging in Bijagua de Upala
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