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Ventura County Coast, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel is very simple. We had rooms with shared bathrooms. beds are also very simple. The rooms are clean. Breakfast was ok. There were some choices, but not as in other costa rica hotels. It is in a green environment with trees and such around the accommodations.

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Palatine, Illinois
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here 3 nights In a "deluxe" room, which was clean and spacious. It had a/c, but we didn't need to use it. Liked having a patio. As other have mentioned, the walls are a little thin, so can be a little noisy. Also, patio screens didn't lock, so was a little concerned about security, but had no issues....

Thank Mel H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the chocolate tour. First visit to Costa Rica. We are touring with another couple. We are using Natural Solutions to plan our tour. We have a guide that was an excellent idea. There are rooms and food available. We are staying tonight and going for a bird walk early in the morning.

Thank John E
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

We booked the tirimbina lodge because we heard the Sarapiqui Valley was worth a visit, but we didn't know we would stay in a place with such a beautiful forest attached to it! When you stay in one of the basic and comfortable rooms you can visit the forest whenever you like. To get there, you have to cross a...

Thank Alyssa B
Saint Charles, Illinois
Reviewed December 21, 2016

I visited Tirimbina over four days in December 2016. As a biologist looking for some rest and relaxation, I was primarily in finding a place where access to extensive trails, and found Tirimbina in my search. First, as Tirimbina's website points out, it's important to emphasize that the lodge is just part of a not-for-profit field research station. Tirimbina's mission...

Thank Mike R
Corpus Christi
Reviewed December 15, 2016

Tirimbina Lodge is a lovely setting to explore nature with a multitude of educational tours available. It was our first stop in CR and we chose to fill our time with the available guided tours and were not disappointed. The rooms were clean and sparse. The air conditioning worked and was the only "luxury" offered. The back patio was lovely...

Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights, rooms are basic but clean and we didnt spend too much time inside it anyway. Do note that the roofs are made of metal so when it rains it is loud, but you just get used to it! This place is all about the nature surrounding It and makes a perfect base for exploring....

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Middlesex, Vermont
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Quiet, great location, friendly staff. We had a lap top and iPad stolen out of our room. Only options were either someone came in thru unlocked window or cleaning staff walked away with the them. Manager promised to reimburse and never followed through when we returned home.

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Tirimbina is a working research station and has amazing rainforest that you can walk around without a guide. You can spend at least 3 hours looking at the beautiful scenery and the amazing wildlife. Unfortunately that was the highlight. Accommodation is basic but adequate although the rooms are now dated and in need of a little work. For example the...

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Reserva_Tirimbina, Guest Relations Manager at Tirimbina Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for the comments, it helps us improve, we are going to check the info you gave us and if there is something to fix we'll definitely do it. We're very sorry for the inconveniences. Hope you have a great trip. Greetings from Tirimbina!

Reviewed July 30, 2016

I wasn't expecting a lot, so fortunately wasn't too disappointed. I had read the reviews and seen the pictures, so I knew it would be a fairly basic room - and it was. The disappointment was the reserve itself. Given that it is off the well-beaten tourist path, I thought it would be bursting with wildlife. We did see several...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the Sarapiqui region, the Tirimbina Rainforest Lodge along the Sarapiqui River, is contiguous to a Biological Reserve of 852.5 Acres.We offer 12 comfortable rooms with A/C, safe deposit box, hot water, WI-FI, and phone. Enjoy our welcoming atmosphere and discover the exciting tropical forest, walking along several trails and suspension bridges of tropical forest and river discoveries from our study trails and bridges.Services (Restaurant, laundry , 24h security, a be-lingual staff welcomes)Facilities (souvenir shop, parking lot, A/C conference room, library, internet access) Attractions: (More than 9km trails, chocolate tour, bird watching, bat program, self walking tour, guided tour, night walking tour, eco education programs, volunteer and research opportunities and more) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tirimbina Lodge

Address: Tirimbina Biological Reserve, La Virgen 3069, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Heredia > Sarapiqui > La Virgen
Price Range: $48 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tirimbina Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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Tirimbina Hotel La Virgen
Tirimbina Lodge Sarapiqui, Costa Rica
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“I satyed one of the deluxe rooms just a few doors from the reception area and dining room.”
 of 5 bubbles 492miker, Dec 21, 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have shared bathrooms & no air conditioner”
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“Ask for an end room to minimize noise from neighbors through the then walls”
 of 5 bubbles EDH_Traveler, Mar 29, 2016 | Read review
“Deluxe rooms for the patio and free wifi.”
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“Close to the lobby”
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