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Cala Lodge

3.0 of 5 Cerro Plano, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We picked out this lodge largely because it had family style suites that would work well for our family trip to Monteverde. We were not disappointed with the room, as it was very comfortable and stylish with a nice kitchenette and beds for 5. The large windows and balconies made it feel like we were right in the forest. We... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cala lodge: First of all the owners are really nice and helpful. We had room 6: View to the rainforest and garden. Room not too big not too small. Perfect quality price deal ($ 70 per night) inclusive breakfast, free parking, free wifi in room and buildings. And free trail in the backyard. The lodge has a small patio and... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cala Lodge is set on a hillside about a mile from the Santa Elena town center. The setting is idyllic. A lot of birds visit the grounds and there is a fair bit of wildlife. On a clear day you can see out to the Pacific Ocean. Breakfast is inclusive - scrambled or fried eggs, pancakes, fresh fruit, cereal, juice,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is beautiful and secluded. Though not the closest to town as the other hotels, it is an easy 20 to 25 minute walk. The lodge had beautiful views of trees and birds. The rooms felt like being in a tree house with a private deck.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Enjoyed our stay! Friendly people, the owner as well as the ladies at the reception, the lady who made our breakfast and the boy on his bike who helped us in at night. Very good room with excellent beds, even better than at home. Nice beautiful quiet place with a splendid view on the rainforest.

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Buda, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We enjoyed our stay and wished it was longer. Not fancy but clean and the view was just wonderful. I would stay there again. We also got good dinner reservations and the included breakfast was delicious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Beautiful lodge in a beautiful setting. Our room had a huge picture window and balcony opening up to the forest around the property. There also is a back deck to the reception area with couches and chairs where you can sit. There's a short nature trail on the property and we saw lots of birds including hummingbirds and toucans and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This place is so much more than a hotel. They provided everything I needed and then so many other things that I didn't even know I needed. I left feeling whole and happy and relaxed. The views and wildlife viewing opportunities were wonderful, and Racquel cooked us some lovely food. Francisco was beyond sweet, and always had his scope ready... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

This hotel's location is its strongest selling point. The grounds are peaceful and the view is just lovely. From our room and/or balcony, we could watch the clouds sweeping down from the crest across the valley. Cala Lodge is not in the center of town but is an easy ($3) taxi ride to Santa Elena for dinner. (You can also... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Perfect for us!!! My adventurous daughter and I don't spend a lot of time at hotels, but it is nice to come back to a very quite and clean hotel with a great staff. They were very helpful, the breakfast was delicious and the room was very nice. Loved the back porch at the hotel lobby, saw all kinds of... More

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Address: Cerro Plano, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Cala Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Cala Hotel Monteverde
Cala Lodge Costa Rica/Monteverde

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