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Cala Lodge

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Guilford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently returned from our 5th trip to Costa Rica and we always visit Monteverde so we have a little experience with various lodges and location of lodges. Cala Lodge "fits" the environment. It is lovely, set off the road, built of wood with views of the valley below. The rooms are spotless and the beds so very comfortable (something... More 

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

this was the first stop on our trip to Costa Rica. The room was comfortable, nothing fancy. Adequate bathroom facilities, no t.v. , but you don't need one. The wildlife and the views were entertaining enough. The made to order breakfast with fresh local fruit , homemade bread and marmalade was the best I've had at any hotel. During breakfast... More 

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Thank Fran S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the best room in the lodge building if not the whole facility, room 17. We had a incredible view of the rain forest and gardens. Location was amazing close enough to nearly everything but slightly off the main road. Great local art displayed throughout.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Elegant, rustic facilities (the pictures are accurate) surrounded by rain forest complete with visiting monkeys and other wildlife. 10-15 minute walk to restaurants (you should have your own car, but taxis are available). Clean, airy, bright, modern rooms with views ranging from good to great. No closets or TV. Friendly, helpful staff with good English, will point out spots of... More 

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Yellowknife, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first stop on our 12 day trip in Costa Rica and we loved it. We stayed here two nights. Our room was on the second floor overlooking the grounds and forest. We saw toucans, green parrots, montezuma oropendola, and many other birds. There was an agouti in the yard too. The breakfast there was very good. There... More 

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Ajax, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights, after driving from Arenal. Upon arrival, something to do with a water problem happened in our room so we got moved to country lodge for one night which was a greater value. Country lodge is nice, but doesn't have that cottage feel to it like cala lodge does, so we were happy to finally... More 

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Carrollton, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owner, his wife and the tour concierge are kind wonderful people! I actually loved this lodge and would give a higher score if there were A/C, TV, coffee maker and access to ice. (Not a big deal don't watch too much TV) Also, we were there in January which is summer for Costa Rica but in this area you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a one night stay here, and the people were very friendly. We recommend a stay here. The bathroom is quite large here and the beds were pretty comfortable. The breakfast was pretty standard as we saw across costa rica.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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162 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Anywhere Costa Rica booked this hotel for us in Monteverde. The location is just perfect! Away from the busy town and in the midst of the cloud forest and yet close to whatever you need. My husband and I stayed here two nights in December 2015. We stayed in Room 18 and loved it! Spacious and clean and tastefully decorated.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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27 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location of lodge makes you feel you are right in the forest. We saw plenty of animal life right from the porch. Front deck was very helpful organizing our activities. Short walk to town, great restaurants nearby, clean and comfortable rooms, very testy breakfast. They have wifi in every room but no tvs, which was not a problem at all.

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