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Natural Lodge Cano Negro

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

That was our first location in Costa Rica on a round trip. It was quite difficult to find the place, because you have to go the last 20 km a bit off-road and we arrived during darkness there. So make it earlier! The staff was very lovely and we still could get the full menu although we were late. The... More 

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HotelManagerCR2013, Owner at Natural Lodge Cano Negro, responded to this review

Dear Alexander, Thank you for taking the time to share your good comment about your experience at Natural Lodge Caño Negro. Your impression is very important for us, and we are very happy to know that you found yourself satisfied with our services. We look forward to welcome you again. It will be a pleasure to serve. Best Regards, Pablo... More 

Olympia, Washington
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101 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

The Natural Lodge Cano Negro was a good place to stay. Rooms were not fancy, but were very comfortable, including AC. Lots of birds to see on the grounds. Meals were good, and very accommodating o birding schedules. Staff were helpful and recommended an excellent birding guide who made our stay at Cano Negro very special.

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Thank Pat M
HotelManagerCR2013, Owner at Natural Lodge Cano Negro, responded to this review

Dear Pat, Thank you very much for your comment regarding your stay at our hotel Natural Lodge Caño Negro, we are confident that it will help future travelers to make a decision regarding their future accommodation and experience. It is gratifying to know that you enjoyed our tours, restaurant, facilities and each of our services. We hope to count with... More 

Olympia, Washington
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290 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Stayed here three nights. Nice property with well kept grounds, lots of birds to see on the grounds, fine swimming pool. The room was spacious, comfortable, and air conditioned which was necessary while we were there. They arranged some wonderful birding trips. Listen closely to the guide recommendations-Jimmy was super. WiFi worked pretty well and is located in the restaurant.

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HotelManagerCR2013, Owner at Natural Lodge Cano Negro, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience at Natural Lodge Caño Negro with other travelers. Your impression is very important for us, and we are very happy to know that you found yourself satisfied with our tours (Jimmy as a awesome guide) and services. We look forward to welcome you again. It was our pleasure to serve you. Sincerily... More 

Arlington, WA
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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

We were completely enchanted by the property and the staff. The rooms are Spartan but comfortable and well air conditioned. We took the wetlands tour which was magical. We especially appreciated the staff who helped my handicapped wife in and out of the boat. (Not an easy task - I know she loved being able to experience the wonder of... More 

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Thank Stephen L
HotelManagerCR2013, Owner at Natural Lodge Cano Negro, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful words and for sharing your experience at Natural Lodge Caño Negro with other travelers. We are happy to know that you found yourself satisfied with our facilities and services provided. Your comments not only will help future travelers to generate an opinion, but encourages us to working harder everyday. Warm Regards, Pablo &... More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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56 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

We liked everything about this hotel -- the rooms were nice, the air-con worked fine (and was very welcome there), and the food was good as well. The pool was also very nice, but the real reason to go this area is to take a boat trip on the lagoon -- Ernesto did a great job for a low rate,... More 

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Thank TGx3
HotelManagerCR2013, Propietario at Natural Lodge Cano Negro, responded to this review

Dear Friend, Thank you very much for your comment, we are glad you enjoyed your stay. We always try to make our guest very welcome and comfortable during the visit. We hope to count again with your visit sometime in the near future. Kind Regards, General Management Juan P & Marina More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

First the positives: The wetlands safari with Jimmy was superb, as was the guided night walk. All the staff are super friendly. The food was decent and well prepared. The birdlife in the beautiful gardens is amazing. Not so good: the rooms are quite basic ( but the aircon was excellent). The pool was not properly cleaned so we didn'... More 

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Thank David O
HotelManagerCR2013, Owner at Natural Lodge Cano Negro, responded to this review

Dear David, Thank you for sharing your experience at Natural Lodge Caño Negro with other travelers. We always pay close attention to comments and suggestions from our guests because they help us to improve our service; we thank you for the suggestions and be assured that I will contact the respective areas. We are pleased to know that you was... More 

Leidschendam, The Netherlands
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71 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

We did travel with hired 4x4 car from Liberia (started at 13:00) to this lodge (arriving in the room at 15:40). We did take the short cut road 730 between road 6 and road 4. From road 730, go north for several hundred meters and turn right. Gps turn off: 10.8382 -84.9621 Then continue for 26km over a very rough... More 

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HotelManagerCR2013, Propietario at Natural Lodge Cano Negro, responded to this review

What a pleasure to read your experience, thank you for taking the time. It was a pleasure to have you with us. We hope to have you back with us on your next visit to Costa Rica. With our warmest regards More 

Fife
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30 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

Rooms are spacious with good sound proofing, providing two double beds, a table, comfortable chairs and air conditioning. There is a pool and also a pond for frogs. Wi-fi is available at the restaurant. Each room has a patio with a table and chairs. The gardens are large and have feeders for birds. There are many flowering plants to attract... More 

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HotelManagerCR2013, Owner at Natural Lodge Cano Negro, responded to this review

Thank you very much for commenting and sharing your experience. Also, for our installations description. We am very glad to read that you enjoyed your time at our Lodge, we hope to count with your visit sometime in the future. Juan P. Ross Owner More 

Petersburg, West Virginia
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Good place to stay close to Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge. We drove here in a rental SUV, the lodge is 19 km back a very rough road, allow plenty of time for the drive. The lodge grounds are very nice, lots of birds, we also saw howler monkeys and a Central American woolly opossum on the grounds. The rooms are... More 

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HotelManagerCR2013, Owner at Natural Lodge Cano Negro, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment your visit with us. We hope you have been very pleasant at our lodge. Based on your comment, we are working on the planning of new renovations to give a better service to our guest. Warm Regards, Juan P. Ross More 

Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

Superb location for wildlife in the wetlands, many different birds on offer. Lodge organises boat trips which are well worth doing. Rooms are nice with small outdoor seating area. Good air con. Wi fi available. Lovely gardens with a swimming pool. Food good, but service a little slow. Certainly would recommend.

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HotelManagerCR2013, Owner at Natural Lodge Cano Negro, responded to this review

Hello Hellen! Thank you very much for your nice comment, it is a big push for us to keep doing our work. We are happy that you enjoyed your visit at Natural Lodge Caño Negro, and we hope sometime in the future to have the pleasure of serving you again. Warm Regards, Juan Pablo Ross More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Wildlife Refuge Caño Negro is one of the most significant wetlands in the World, included on the list of Wetlands of International Importance by the RAMSAR convention, and declared by UNESCO as the heart of the new Biosphere Reserve Water and Peace.On this real Paradise we have focused to embrace the wide variety of opportunities for visitors to enjoy the flora and fauna and local culture of the area. Photographers, fishermen, wildlife adventurers, birdwatchers of all ages will find an expression of their passion here. With the growth of activities offered, arose the need to expand our infrastructure, which now includes 42 rooms clustered in the lush tropical gardens, a large restaurant, swimming pool with bar, as well as several Tours where you can enjoy the really beauties of the area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Natural Lodge Cano Negro

Address: Cano Negro Wildlife Refugge front, Cano Negro, Costa Rica (Formerly Cano Negro Wetlands Lodge)
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Cano Negro
Price Range: $135 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Natural Lodge Cano Negro 3.5*
Number of rooms: 42
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