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Celeste Mountain Lodge

3.0 of 5 Calle Los Arguellos | 4 km camino al Pilon, Bijagua de Upala 305-2250, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I stayed at the Celeste Mountain Lodge for two nights as part of our Air Canada Discover Costa Rica Eco Tour. As it was picked for us and included in the tour package, I can't comment on the price to value ratio, but the lodge itself is incredible! My favourite part by far was the food! Three... More

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Hastings-on-Hudson, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband, 12 year old son and I stayed at the Celeste Mountain Lodge for 4 days. It was the high point of our trip, and really, our year. Joel (the Innkeeper) is a thoughtful host who runs a beautiful retreat. The gourmet food was outstanding, and he even worked to create unique meals to suit our vegetarian family members.... More

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We actually stumbled upon this place because we were traveling without any set agenda and the place we wanted to stay was full. This was at first a little out of our price range, but after we learned that all the meals were included it turned out to be very reasonable. Once we stepped foot inside we were instantly impressed.... More

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St Johann in Tirol, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

at the side of a gravel road,so away from noisy civilization this intelligent corner of beauty was built from somebody who had more in mind than just a hotel. everything from the recycled materials that were used for the building up to the banana leafs that cover your picnic food are created in balance with nature. the staff is competent... More

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Marling, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We spent one perfect weekend at the Celeste Mountain Lodge. We enjoyed our stay in this wonderful lodge very much! Everyone was charming and helpful, especially the lodge manager! We loved the open, modern architecture of the lodge and its rooms. The view over the close wooded mountains is outstanding! We experienced a guided walk to the breathtaking Rio Celeste... More

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Galluis, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

you almost feel like in a family. Owner and GM welcome you, come and talk to you, recommand things to do, help, food is simply excellent with every day a new dish rooms are perfect view fantastic we had planned staying 3 nights we ended up with 5 excellent spot if you want to do walkings, tubing, and othet river... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We did not do our research before hand and just picked this on a whim, and I am so grateful that we did! The road to get up to the lodge is not the best, but once you get to the lodge it is incredible! The room we stayed in was on the corner and had windows on both sides... More

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Friendswood, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The Celeste Mountain Lodge was included on a birding trip I took and I was very impressed with the facilities. The dining area was impressive with beautiful views and an open design that was comfortable in all weather. The food was wonderful creative and attractively served. We walked the well designed and maintained trails in the forest across the street... More

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france
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

It was a surprise to me and didn't know where I was ending up until I walked it...and how enchanting was it! First, Joel Welcomes you right as you park and makes you really feel comfortable - just as if you were visiting and old friend! You set your eyes on the building and that's it...your eyes are in love!... More

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Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This place is wonderful, eco friendly with sustainable architecture and very nice decoration. Its location is amazing near the Tenorio Volcano National Park and the Celeste River. The staff and owner are very kind and friendly always being aware of our stay (they speak English, Spanish and French too). Food was very good prepared with local vegetables, cooked as bistro-gourmet... More

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Address: Calle Los Arguellos | 4 km camino al Pilon, Bijagua de Upala 305-2250, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Bijagua de Upala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Celeste Mountain Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Celeste Mountain Hotel Bijagua De Upala
Celeste Mountain Lodge Costa Rica/Bijagua De Upala

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