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Cerro Lodge

Intermedios Tarcoles | Garabito, Puntarenas, Tarcoles, Costa Rica
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Cerro Lodge
Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Tarcoles
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

great place to start out the trip. close enough to the airport, yet feels miles away. rooms were clean and comfortable. the area was beautiful, lots of birds flying by. since june is the beginning of green season, we were the only ones staying, had the place to ourselves.

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Jersey
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Federico and his wonderful staff continue to make this lodge THE place for serious birders. 73 species seen from the property and down the road. hawkwatching from our cabin( #7) was great; we saw 14 species while relaxing on the porch.The food was excellent! The cabins and the grounds are very well maintained and upgrades and additions are happening all... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely tucked away gem. the food was simple, fresh and good. You can watch the Macaws flying from there roost to there feeding area and occasionally have them come right up to the lodge. The road going past the lodge has spectacular views and some great bird sightings. Worth the walk. If you do take a boat trip to the... More

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Athens, Georgia
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are a birdwatcher, nature photographer or you just need a get-a-way from your daily stress - this is YOUR place. My wife, my 2y old son and me stayed at Cerro Lodge near Tarcoles in July 2014, and pleasantly enjoyed our stay. It is a family run business, and the owner, Federico, is very nice and especially accommodating.... More

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cerro Lodge is a garden/farm on a hillside overlooking the ocean (albeit at a distance). Federico was very helpful and the staff is wonderful. Rooms were immaculate and cool with large tiled bathrooms. The Lodge is a fantastic place to eat with open air views of the surrounding forests and gardens...and black and white owls. The food was outstanding. We... More

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Seville, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We really liked out stay at Cerro Lodge. The staff is friendly and helpful, the food tasty, the rooms are comfortable and the quantity of birds and butterflies on the grounds is amazing. The beautiful scarlet macaws can be seen very easily as they fly over the lodge when going from the mangroves to the forest. They organized a good... More

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Kangaroo Valley, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We stayed at Cerro Lodge in late May 2014 and I would recommend it highly to birdwatchers in particular. All rooms are now air-conditioned, the gardens are developing well, and the restaurant area is great for viewing birds. Staff were very helpful and courteous. The flowering shrubs around the restaurant are a magnet for butterflies. Each afternoon we would see... More

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Goes, The Netherlands
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75 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The Cerro Lodge is a good place to stay. The birding was excellent, both on the hotel grounds and along the roadside outside the hotel. It is also near another highly recommended birding site: Carara Biological Reserve (NP). The accommodations and food were very good. the food is not expensive. The hotel maintains many bird feeders so the hummingbirds and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

Situated down a long dirt road is this jewel of a lodge. The accommodation is very spacious, clean and comfortable and the bathroom was particularly luxurious. I think we had the most recently built cabins which had wonderful views over Tarcoles Bay. You are surrounded by nature and bird song so this is a superb place if you are a... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Newish cabins on a working farm. We understand a/c was installed recently, and this was definitely needed and we used the two ceiling fans as well in our large simply furnished and decorated cabin. Bathrooms are outside - complete with toilet frogs at night, look attractive but are very hot for much of every 24 hours per day. Cabins have... More

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Address: Intermedios Tarcoles | Garabito, Puntarenas, Tarcoles, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Tarcoles
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Cerro Hotel Tarcoles
Cerro Lodge Costa Rica/Tarcoles

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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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