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Poas Lodge and Restaurant

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Poas Lodge is incredible. Sitting high up on a mountain, the view from any room at this lodge is truly magical; something out of a movie. The small size and quaint home like atmosphere, made this trip more relaxing and tranquil than expected. After a long day of sight seeing, we looked forward to going back to the lodge and... More 

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barracudasa, Owner at Poas Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you guys for your kind review. Always fun to have people visit from our home state. We are glad you enjoyed staying in our home and hope you had a wonderful vacation in Costa Rica. The doors are always open for you and guests like you that enjoy relaxing and come here happy. Have a great holiday season. Pura... More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here as a family of 3 for just one night on the 19th August. Our room was comfortable and clean but what really amazed us was the stunning view. All of the rooms and the dining room looked over the impressive valley. The dining room had a warming wood burning stove which really made you feel at home.... More 

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Thank Zach B
barracudasa, Owner at Poas Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you three for staying in our home. We enjoyed your visit and are happy you also enjoyed your time here. We hope you has a wonderful vacation. Good luck in the future and happy travels. Pura Vida! Stephan and Jimmie More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

Firstly, I've never been to Poas Lodge. I've never even been to Costa Rica. Not yet anyway... However, my daughter and her husband decided to visit Costa Rica for a vacation. To save costs, their flight(s) from the UK to Costa Rica went via New York and Miami. What could possibly go wrong? Well a lot apparently. Delayed flights and... More 

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Thank Simon H
barracudasa, Owner at Poas Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks Simon for your kind words. We enjoyed your daughter and husband the two nights they stayed in our home. We are glad they got there luggage and are now exploring the country. Door is always open if you find your way to Costa Rica. Pura Vida! Stephan and Jimmie. More 

Austin, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

This little jewel is perfect. Quaint, clean, nicely appointed, with 2 brothers as staff who are very accommodating. Views are amazing...more than amazing. Rooms and bedding were great. Food was delicious and all handmade from scratch. The brothers were also great with recommendations for day trips and sights to see. Oh, and did I mention the value?? Of you find... More 

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Thank Guy E
barracudasa, Owner at Poas Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you four for choosing to visit Costa Rica and our home. We enjoyed your nights here. We complement you on the respectfulness and behavior of your children. You both have done a fine job raising them. We hope you enjoy the rest of your summer and wish you the best. Pura Vida! Stephan y Jimmie More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

What a amazing place. When you wake up in the mornings it looks like a picture out your window. This was my second time to visit Costa Rica and I've stayed at Poas Lodge both times. Great Host, Food and views to die for. Can't wait to go back. Heaven on earth

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1 Thank Steve C
barracudasa, Owner at Poas Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing to come back to our home. We enjoyed your time here and are happy you enjoyed it as well. Your photos are great. We will see you on your next visit. Pura Vida! Your brothers Stephan and Jimmie More 

California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Jimmy is a really nice guy.. my wife and I had a great time.. love the fire place they have there.. the view is breathtaking.. I wouldn't stay anywhere else if I was around Alajuela. Their food is Amazing! I will be back next year.. see you Jimmy! Im the Mexican guy and my wife is white..

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1 Thank Luis M
barracudasa, Owner at Poas Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you both for choosing to stay in our home. we enjoyed the visit. We will see you next time. Pura Vida! Jimmie and Stephan More 

Woking, United Kingdom
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45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

This little lodge is ideally located for an early morning visit to Poas volcano because you are only 4km form the entrance to the park. It is situated directly next to the road leading to the park so you can't miss it. The view from all rooms are spectacular, overlooking San Jose and on clear days you are supposedly able... More 

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1 Thank carmengerman
barracudasa, Owner at Poas Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write your review. We are happy you enjoyed your visit to our home. We hope you had a wonderful time in Costa Rica and have a great summer. Pura Vida! stephan and jimmie More 

Simi Valley, California
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27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Fantastic view of the city of San Jose. Stephan cooked great meals. Very close to the Poas Volcano Park. Friendly owners which helped us with ideas to do and even called for us to get reservations at the Toucan Rescue. Highly recommend this place.

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1 Thank kjw1351
barracudasa, General Manager at Poas Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks guys for choosing our home as a place to stay while you were on vacation. We hope you had a great trip. We enjoyed your company and are very glad you enjoyed it also. Pura Vida! stephan More 

London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

We got in at 330pm and wanted to spend a night somewhere not too far from the airport as we didn't want to drive in the dark. Poas Lodge is perfectly located just 45 mins drive from the airport yet positioned in the hills 5 mins drive from Poas volcano with the most spectacular views of the valley below that... More 

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barracudasa, Owner at Poas Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you guys for staying with us your fist night in Costa Rica! We are glad you enjoyed the time here and the area. We hope you have a fantastic rest or your vacation. Pura Vida! Stephan and Jimmie More 

Burke, Virginia
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

We stayed here the night before we flew home, and wished we could have spent more time here. The view is spectacular. Day or night, the San Jose / Alajuela valley is laid out beautifully below you. The lodge and restaurant feature huge windows to showcase the unobstructed view. The location is also great, just 4km from Poas Volcano National... More 

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1 Thank Mark S
barracudasa, Owner at Poas Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you both for selecting our little home as a place to stay. We enjoyed your visit and hope you had a great time in Costa Rica. Our doors are always open to guests that enjoy traveling and living the dream. Pura Vida! Stephan and Jimmie More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated near the summit of Poas Volcano, this is the ideal place to relax and enjoy the most spectacular views of the central valley of Costa Rica. We are just 5 minutes to Poas Volcano National Park, 10 miles to La Paz Waterfall Gardens and 45 minutes to the airport. Poas Lodge is more a B&B than your typical lodge. We offer clean, comfortable rooms at reasonable rates. We also offer free wi-fi, cable and coffee machines in rooms. Our restuarant is open for guest most nights with a fresh daily menu. Breakfast is included with the rooms. The atmosphere is just amazing at our lodge, just ask any of our happy guests. We invite you to visit our home. Children 8 years old or older can be accommodated at the property. Check-in is from 3pm to 8 pm local hotel time; Check-in after 8pm requires advance notice. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Poas Lodge and Restaurant

Address: 4kms before the entrance to Poas Volcano National Park, Poas Volcano National Park 20801, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Poas Volcano National Park
Price Range: $74 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Poas Lodge and Restaurant 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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