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Bosque de Paz

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you love hummingbirds this is the place to go. We were there for nights in June 2016. the photography was amazing...I never thought I would be able to take photos like I did! This hotel caters to the photographer. the rooms are comfortable and clean. Plenty of room for all our gear. the nights were cool..so bring a light... More 

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de Paz, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for rating us here on TripAdvisor and for such beautiful words about our property. We are happy to see that everything went well during your stay and that our services and facilities were ideal for your travel plans. We are located in an area some of the most beautiful landscapes of Costa Rica can be see,... More 

Redwood City, California, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We have been going to Bosque de Paz for many years. The location is fantastic for bird watching, along with an orchid garden unique to the Americas. Here you can experience a cloud forest in a comfortable and intimate setting away from the usual crowds. This privately owned biological reserve is truly a place of peace. Any worries melt away... More 

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de Paz, responded to this review

Dear Lyle Thank you for taking the time and rating us here on TripAdvisor. We are happy to see that you love Bosque de Paz and that our services and facilities made the difference during your visits. Bosque de Paz, like we like to call it, is a hidden jewel in the forests of Costa Rica, our staff and owners... More 

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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50 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

As the name suggests, Bosque De Paz is indeed a ‘Forest Of Peace’. It is a hidden jewel of Costa Rica that we enjoyed staying at for 3 days. A small property that makes you feel welcome starting from the time you check in. We received a warm welcome by the property owner Mr Federico (I hope I got his... More 

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de Paz, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for such a beautiful description of our hotel. Bosque de Paz is indeed a hidden jewel in the forest of Costa Rica. All our guests will feel as if they were home, our staff and owners will make sure your stay is fantastic. Our grounds offer the best views of the mountains, fresh air and also... More 

State College, Pa
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59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Enjoyed a three nite stay here during April visit to CR. Could not have asked for a nicer place to unwind and simply enjoy the Lord’s creation. Staff including Mario, Daniel and Arial could not have been more accommodating. On more than one occasion the owner chatted with us and certainly aimed to make our stay a pleasant one. One... More 

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de Paz, responded to this review

Dear guest We are happy to see that you had a fantastic stay at our hotel. The satisfaction of our clients is very important to us, we aim to please and we can see we succeeded with you. Our property offers the best mix in adventure, relaxation and nature. From our grounds you will be able to see plenty of... More 

Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

My husband and I and our five kids (aged 12 to 21) absolutely loved this magical place. It is a standing joke in our family that we kept expecting the copious birds and animals to start singing, Disney style. They didn't but they did hang around the lodge in their droves - lots of different varieties of hummingbird, coatis, picus,... More 

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de Paz, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for such a lovely review of our property. Bosque de Paz is a fantastic place, where our clients’ can relax and be in touch with nature. Ideal for family trips or just a weekend get away from the noise and busy life of the city. Plenty of wild life lives in the vicinity of the hotel... More 

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

The highlight of our trip as far as accommodations. Since we were trying to see and do as much as possible while we were in Costa Rica we only stayed at this place for one evening during our 8 day Serendipity Adventures vacation. In hindsight I'd like to go back and stay for at least two evenings. We took a... More 

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de Paz, responded to this review

Dear Tifanny Thank you for reviewing us here on TripAdvisor. We are happy to see that you had a wonderful stay at our hotel and that our facilities and services helped make your stay special. Our hotel offers something for every kind of traveler, those who are looking for a place to relax or those who seek a little more... More 

London
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

We stayed three nights here. Very peaceful place, forested lush hills, gushing water everywhere. Wonderful birds, so many hummingbirds, guans etc and wildlife wandering around, saw coatis, agoutis, pacas. We walked all the trails around the reserve, especially loved discovering the waterfall. The room we had on the ground floor was dark but the beds were comfortable and we were... More 

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de Paz, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for selecting us during your visit to Costa Rica. We are happy to see that everything went well during your stay and that our hotel was the ideal place for you to have a relaxing time. Bosque de Paz is the ideal destination for those who want to stay at a different place, surrounded by nature... More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

If you would like a place in the cloud forrest and away from a lot of people then Bosque de Paz has the perfect setting. The rooms are very comfortable and the meals are good with several typical Costa Rican dishes served. There are several trails to hike with one of the longer ones ending up at a waterfall. If... More 

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de Paz, responded to this review

Dear Janet Thank you for such a beautiful description of our grounds and facilities. Bosque de Paz is ideal for all those travelers who love nature and love a relaxing environment. The experience at our hotel is something to value, waking up to the sound of birds every morning and enjoying the fresh air of the mountains. Plenty of wild... More 

Sonoita, Arizona
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17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

We were there for 2 nights on March 1 to 3. Bosque de Paz is for die hard birders and hummer aficionado. There are Violet Sabrewings, Magnificent, Scintillan, and other species of Hummingbirds by the dozens! Violet, green, and blue flashing all over the feeders and in the Rain Forest. This is an isolated, beautiful, green Cloud Forest. Tanagers abound... More 

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de Paz, responded to this review

Dear John Thank you for reviewing us here on TripAdvisor. We are happy to see that you had a great stay and that our services and facilities were up to your expectations. Bosque de Paz is a hidden jewel in the forest, we offer personalized service and one of the most beautiful experiences. Our grounds are home to many species... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

We stayed at Bosque de Paz towards the end of our three-week Costa Rica trip, and really enjoyed it. It was quite different from other places we stayed, as it is very secluded, and only accommodates up to 20 or so guests, so it really is an escape from the standard tourism circuit. It would have been a great place... More 

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de Paz, responded to this review

Dear guest We are happy to see that you had a good stay at our hotel and that we could offer a different experience to your Costa Rican trip. Our grounds offer a lot of variety, from the wildlife you can see just by staring out your window, to our big gardens and trails. At Bosque de Paz, you will... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bosque de Paz Biological Reserve is a 1000-hectare natural biological corridor, located on the Central Volcanic Range, Continental Divide, between the Juan Castro Blanco Watershed National Park and the Poas Volcano National Park. It is a rain and cloud forest, located 1 1/2 tour away from San Jose, 35 minutes from Sarchi and 25 minutes away from Zarcero. It has excellent access to the Arenal and Poas volcanoes, and the area of Sarapiqui, San Carlos, Carara National Park, Jaco Beach. At this lodge, you may enjoy the exuberant biodiversity of centennial trees loaded with orchids, bromeliads, mosses and ferns, surrounded by an unforgettable setting filled with impressive mountains, valleys, rivers and waterfalls. Guests breathe the pure mountain air, while they hike through the trails though the lush rainforest, and then enjoying the exquisite food at the Bosque de Paz restaurant, which is a sample of Costa Rican hospitality offered through the personal attention of the Gonzalez family, owners of the lodge. Accommodations: Bosque de Paz counts with 12 spacious and exquisitely decorated rooms, with Costa Rican exclusive designs and handcrafts. Each of the rooms has two double beds, and a private bathroom with hot water. Outside the rooms, there are large balconies with a spectacular view to our mountains. Guests can be surprised to be awakened by the song of tropical birds and the sound of howler monkeys. At Bosque de Paz, guests enjoy a comfortable terrace, with a spectacular view to the mountains, where they can see birds, the hummingbird gallery, butterflies, mammals....... The lodge has a library with books on natural history, a research laboratory, and a comfortable meeting room. There is an interesting research Project at the Dr. Stephen Kirby Orchid Garden, which has become very popular with orchidologists and naturalists. Activities: Birdwatching; mammals, hummingbirds, and orchids observation; hiking, honneymoons, photography, annual family meeting, anti-stress program, yoga, meditation. Day Trips from Bosque de Paz: Canopy, rafting, horse back-riding, volcanoes, hot springs, safari river boat, National Parks, among others. We receive small groups only, to protect our Reserve biodiversity. For that reason, we are able to offer personalized attention to our guests, who expects to come back to live another unforgettable experience in contact with nature at Bosque de Paz. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bosque de Paz

Address: Bajos del Toro, Bajos del Toro, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Bajos del Toro
Price Range: $148 - $204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bosque de Paz 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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