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Tenorio Lodge

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Camino del retiro, Bijagua de Upala, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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toronto canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We loved everything about our stay at tenorio lodge. Friendly hosts who respect the environment and want everyone to be able enjoy the multitude of birds and animals around. The food was excellent, fresh and locally sourced. We enjoyed just hanging out by the bungalow watching birds and the sunset over the volcano. It's peaceful, beautiful and a great antidote... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Stayed here as my first night in Costa Rica. The hotel is located off of steep driveway in a beautiful yet un-touristy part of the country, only about a 30-minute drive to Tenorio national park. The bungalows are spotlessly clean and beautifully built. The bathroom was gorgeous and it was a treat to shower right next to the lush vegetation... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The cabins here are private, beautiful and well designed. The floor to ceiling windows give a great view to wake up to and watch the sunrise while laying in bed. There is great ventilation and ceiling fan which meant we didn't even think about air conditioning. Breakfast was great to watch the animals from the restaurant. Only 30 mins drive... More 

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Bolney
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We had two nights here in February. The casitas are the best we stayed in while in Costa Rica, with great views of the volcanoes if there is no mist or rain in the way! Run by a very nice French couple, with mostly French-speaking guests (not a problem). Small fixed menu but the food is good. Not too much... More 

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Belgium
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

On arrival we were welcomed by the owners and Kimberly with a nice drink. The bungalows have marvellous views of the gardens and while lying in your bed you can just watch the wildlife go by. The bathroom is very modern and nice with a big shower, only downside is the window in the shower. It is probably made for... More 

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Rome,Italy
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4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful place, the huge window in the bungalow and the view alone are worth sleeping here. The whole place is very quiet and clean, owners are nice and helpful. Jacuzzi was a nice plus in the evening. I suggest to sleep here if you travel in the area.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The lodges are beautiful with an enormous window overlooking the gardens and valley beyond. Lounging in bed you can watch the birds and wildlife go by. You will probably stay because of the volcano and the scenery is wonderful. There are long walks from the hotel and plenty of birds all around. There is an onsite guide to help you... More 

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Zegge, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Nice hotel with good food and friendly staff! The lodge's are big and clean with a great schower. Breakfast is superb. with fresch backed bread and great coffee. The staff is very helpfull and you feel welcome.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Stayed in early July with family of 4. The modern style cottages are quite impressive, particularly the floor to ceiling windows across the whole wall of the main room. Views are into a valley leading up to the mountain. Lots of birds all day long. very clean, bathroom is large and modern and shower was great. Breakfasts were good, but... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We spent 2 nights in July 2014 in Tenrorio lodge. Christine & Franck, the French owners are really very nice and helpful as well as their entire team. Don't come here for luxury, but if you are looking for very good basic accomodations, quiteness and friendliness ...do not hesitate. The rooms/bungalows are spacious and very clean. All in all, worth... More 

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