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Tenorio Lodge

Camino del retiro, Bijagua de Upala, Costa Rica
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Broomfield, CO
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stayed two nights at Tenorio Lodge at the end of April. Our room was beautiful. We were greeting with drinks upon our arrival. The deck outside the lodge is wonderful for bird watching. We enjoyed the hot tub too. Breakfast was good. We enjoyed talking with both the young man who works at reception and the young woman who... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Tenorio Lodge is not only located in a beautiful spot with a view of the volcano, it is also a very well run facility. The owners have paid attention to every detail - resulting in spacious rooms fronted by glass, a shower with a glass wall looking out onto plants, your own 'yard' in front where it's possible to see... More

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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Nice big rooms, felt very private. The property also feels spacious and isolated. The french couple were very nice and helpful. They booked us a tour of the rio celeste, and after we came back we relaxed in the jacuzzi before dinner, and spent a relaxing evening there. The next day, breakfast was fantastic, and since they recommended it, we... More

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Bettendorf, Iowa
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

The rooms were so pretty. The owner designed the rooms himself. The rooms had large windows that looked into the jungle.The rooms were like little houses. You felt like you were in paradise. It had to hot tubes. Wanna read more about the hotel and Costa Rica go check out my blog. http://vacationswithaaron.blogspot.com/

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

This was my favorite lodging during my 21 days in Costa Rica. The bungalows are absolutely beautifully designed with panoramic views of Volcan Tenorio. I was lucky enough to be there on the night of a full moon which turned out to be absolutely magical. The bungalows are extremely spacious with modern fixtures and nice lighting. For those with attention... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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19 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Good location, close to town if you have a car and pleasant surroundings and views. The French couple who own the place are friendly and helpful and the terrace is a very nice location for a evening drink, read or or for using the wireless connection. The rooms were bright and airy however, with no tv, fridge, wireless or air... More

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Dayton, Ohio
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Nice simple hotel. Location is not on the tourist path but that's what adds to the charm. Rooms are large and clean. No A/C but breeze+fan was fine enough. Hot water! Some bugs but you are in the middle of a forest. Breakfast is awesome. We didn't eat any other meals as we wanted to check out the local town... More

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Victoria, B.C.
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17 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

This is a secluded resort high up in the mountains between 2 volcanoes; the flowers, bird and monkeys are amazing. The rooms are simple but very nice and all have great view of Tenorio. Frank and his wife Christina are very kind and concerned innkeepers; and this is all just a short distance from Rio Celeste and rafting and canopy... More

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Address: Camino del retiro, Bijagua de Upala, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Bijagua de Upala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Welcome to Tenorio Lodge, Bijagua de UpalaLocated between the Tenorio and Miravalles volcanoes at an altitude of 1,640 ft, each one of our 8 bungalows has an exceptional view towards the Tenorio volcano. Rooms are spacious, elegant, and perfectly set out for your greatest comfort.Built on our 17 acres property, in the middle of Heliconias gardens, of fruit trees and tropical vegetation surrounding two natural ponds, the Lodge was designed to offer its guests quietness, relaxation, and serenity.In this peaceful environment, along our trails, you will observe hundreds of birds, learn about native trees or take a dip in one of our two red cedar hot tubs.Among the activities we suggest, you should visit the heart of the Tenorio Volcano’s National Park, the “Río Celeste”, well known for its astonishing and enchanting turquoise-blue colour. The team of Tenorio Lodge wishes you a very pleasant stay ... more   less 
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