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Cala Lodge

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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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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We looooved Cala Lodge. The staff was suuuper friendly and our cabin was great! We had no complaints and felt very safe for 3 young ladies. The lodge wasn't too far from nearby restaurants or the main town area. All in all, it was a great stay. Definitely would stay here again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: The wonderful views, the remote location, the brilliant staff and the good breakfasts. Cons: Bed wasn't the most comfortable and room facilites are basic but all that pales into insignificance when you see the view. Location: The lodge is high in the mountains, a 20 min downhill walk into Santa Elena for shops and restaurants and a 1200 colones... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'll keep my review to the point. The room was great (in the main building). The room was clean. The view was beautiful. We saw many birds and animals from the large windows. The lobby was clean. The staff was very friendly and pointed out animals for everyone to see while eating breakfast. It's just far enough away from downtown... More 

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Mal Pais, Costa Rica
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

To much to say… My wife and I only did our wedding at Cala Lodge but put a lot of the responsibility into Raquel's hands and I was surprise of the care for detail and the real compromise of the owners making sure everything was perfect! Everyone probably knows that Cala is an excellent place to stay for many reasons,... More 

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Namur, Belgium
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

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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Mequon, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

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 March 18, 2015

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 March 17, 2015

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 March 16, 2015

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 March 16, 2015

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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