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Cala Lodge

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Cerro Plano, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Namur, Belgium
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is situated at a 20 minutes walk (!some steep slopes!) from the town center and has no restaurant where the good restaurants can be found. The rooms are spacious and very clean. Staff is kind and helpfull.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

As a Tour Operator Im always looking for new and different properties for our dear clients, once I found Cala Lodge and starting using their services all we get is wonderful feed back, Francisco and Raquel quite understand service and will go beyond for their clients, I just visited my self with part of my family and had the best... More 

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Mequon, Wisconsin
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8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This lodge was perfect for my family & friends during our 3 day visit to Monteverde. The staff, especially Eva, and Francisco, the owner were excellent hosts helping us with reservations for tours, providing a delicious and healthy breakfast and even calling us all to see the toucans when they flew to a nearby tree. Each morning we sat on... More 

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Denver, CO
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a nice stay at Cala Lodge, and I hate to give it only a 3 rating, but there isn't much about it that was above average. The staff is friendly, the grounds are pretty, the room was nice in a cabin-y way (could use a coffee maker- haven't stayed in too many places that don't have them these... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My dad and I stayed here for two nights in one of the rooms at the lodge in the woods. Originally we had wanted the room with a balcony but we ended up down on the bottom floor. We were more than pleased to be down there! We saw monkeys, butterflies, lots of birds, and a few other forest creatures.... More 

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Queens, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Cala Lodge for nearly two weeks as part of a group trip this past August. The experience couldn't have been better. The room we stayed in was beautiful, the window over my bed looked out on tropical foliage, birds, and the stars at night. The rooms were nicely cleaned daily. The food here is also very nice,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here as part of a professional development trip over in August 2014. The staff was sweet, attentive and very helpful. The grounds are beautiful! There is nothing like having your morning cup of coffee overlooking a beautiful view of the cloud forest. The accommodations were spacious, well taken care of and very comfortable. I would recommend Cala Lodge... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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94 reviews 94 reviews
8 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm currently sitting in the Cala Lodge lobby. I was so surprised by the lack of hospitality here that I decided it was worth some roaming charges to let others travelers know before they book here. I think we may have been spoiled in La Fortuna, where everyone was kind and helpful. The receptionist seemed annoyed to check us in...I... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania, USA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Monteverde was our second stop on our 8-day visit to Costa Rica. I was very much looking forward to the visit to the area and was not disappointed. The staff were friendly and accommodating. We arrived a bit early and only had to wait a few minutes for our room to be ready. We had #4, which while not a... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed two nights at Cala Lodge while in Monteverde. We enjoyed being close to town (a $3 taxi ride) but were glad to be staying in a beautiful forest with lovely views. The room was compact and clean but basic. The lodge was very comfortable with a nice breakfast and large porch overlooking the forest. Staff was helpful. The... More 

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