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Celeste Mountain Lodge

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| 4 kms east of Bijagua, Bijagua de Upala 305-2250, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We drove 4.5 hours to our destination, Celeste Mountain Lodge. The place is really nice. The bed was comfortable...the room perfect for our needs though because of the rain it was colder than we thought and could have used another blanket. The meals were really remarkable. Every meal was totally delightful and thoughtfully prepared and beautifully arranged on the plates...a... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although remote, it's a great place to be away. You will be taken care of by welcoming, friendly staff, feeding you 3 solid meals a day and coffee/tea any time you want. Just relax here. Their garden and nearby private trail are both fantastic. The trail itself is lush and thick (primary rainforest) and interesting to walk in. It rains... More 

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family's first stop on our recent trip to Costa Rica. We had 2 enjoyable nights at Celeste Mountain Lodge. From the moment of our arrival, we were welcomed and made to feel at home. The owner and all staff members are very accomodating and looking to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. Rooms were comfortable, grounds were beautiful,... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a simple yet amazing lodge. It is clean, the owners are super friendly and helpfull, the food which is included is very good. They have their own trail ideal for a short hike, full of birds and monkye. Only 5 kilometers away form the entrance to the National park! I will definetly come back !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely location, convivial atmosphere, friendly and most helpful owner, delicious food. The hot tub in the centre of the architectural building was an added bonus. I recommend CML wholeheartedly. Thank you Joel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were impressed of this hotel. It seemed to us very stylish and unusual. Rooms are modern, stylish and comfortable . Dinner was wonderful and dilicious as well as the breakfast. Staff are very professional and kind , kids were happy there. Garden was created in the European tradition. We went to Rainforest evening with the guide and it was... More 

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Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Celeste Mountain Lodge has the kindest and most welcoming owners! I truly felt like I was with family for my two nights stay. The lodge's architecture, setting, and views are out of this world and the food is amazing! If I were to recommend one hotel to people in the 40+ countries that I have visited, I would recommend this... More 

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Dallas Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

How outstanding!! There can't possibly be a better vacation venue, or Lodge, or Hotel, NOTHING can top the Celeste Mountain Lodge!! Excellent staff providing excellent service! And an outstanding architectural layout of the property... Joel is king! Bravo!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

My wife and I had a very nice time here. The food is excellent and generously portioned and all the staff and management are very kind and helpful. I would definitely come again. Be sure to rent a car with four-wheel drive for the rocky 4 km road from Bijagua to the lodge. I found driving in Costa Rica to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Spent our first couple of nights at the lodge and it was just great. The owner greater us personally and was always there when we had a questions. He is really a professional. The food was simple, but great and very tasteful. Love the idea that they do everything themselves-bread, butter, jam etc. Rooms wee clean, " shower with great... More 

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