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Congo Bongo Ecolodges Costa Rica

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Congo Bongo Street, Manzanillo 70403 Costa Rica See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday

We stayed in the Dream Palm House for 6 days and loved everything about it. The staff was wonderful. Ernesto met us later in the night to show us around. Marisol and Rosa were very nice and always had a smile. My group commented several...More

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Property's Favorite Review
Reviewed July 18, 2018

First time in a long time to balance the wild, natural beauty of Coastal CR with a well set up truly Eco- lodge. Howlers, Hummers, frogs, and lizards. All on the property because of the natural habitat ... no feeders needed. I,m not usually impressed...More

1  Thank BarryandGret
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We LOVED our weeklong stay at Congo Bongo! It was certainly an experience of a lifetime. The surroundings were magical being immersed in the jungle with up close observation of howler monkeys, lizards, toucans and hummingbirds. The lodge and grounds were so artistically down with...More

1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to be able to rent the Long Dream House. We are a family of 2 adults and 3 teenagers and this house & location was just perfect for us. This was the final part of our two week visit to Costa...More

2  Thank mayhem242
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

We will now measure all our future Accommodation against Congo Bongo. A Great place with amazing helpful Staff and beautiful well maintained accomadation, So Glad we were recommended this place from many passing travelers.

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Description
Congo Bongo is located in the Gandoca Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge on the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica and surrounded by a rich variety of flora and fauna. The beautiful Caribbean Sea is just a few steps away. ...More We have seven fully equipped ecolodges accommodating between three and seven guests. You will enjoy the peace and quiet of the tropical jungle and you will live an unforgettable experience. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
15
Price range
$149 - $205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Congo Bongo Hotel Manzanillo
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Congo Bongo Ecolodges Costa Rica Manzanillo
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Manzanillo
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Melanie D
February 17, 2018|
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Response from Andy Z | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I haven't seen seen the other houses as they all space out quite far apart and very private. Even the Deluxe Nature House where I was staying (which is one of the smallest ones) was very spacious so I can imaging that... More
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Miranda W
January 18, 2018|
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Response from Lori F | Reviewed this property |
We just came back from Congo Bongo last week. This was our second time there. Love it so much. We did have a lot of ants in the kitchen the first night. But the caretakers came right away and sprayed for them and they were... More
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Miranda W
January 18, 2018|
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Response from Kip C | Reviewed this property |
We had a racoon come to visit us one night-- the kitchen is open on three sides. Saw a few spiders on the trail to the beach, but they do a good job of cleaning that trail so as long as you watch where you are walking you... More
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"Good for families with older children in my opinion."
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"there are no bad cabins .. all have positive aspects... we had the Dream Caribbean great iguana and yellow..."
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"Secluded in middle of the Jungle."
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