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Salida, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are visiting the Poas Volcano, stay here. The guys are amazing, the accommodations are comfortable, and the price is right. Breakfast was delicious, and Jimmy gave excellent guidance on what to do with a dreary day. If you are expecting the Ritz, don't bother these guys - they have a great understanding of conservation, preserving character and pura...

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

Thanks guys for choosing our home as a place to stay while on your vacation. Hopefully you had a great trip and got to try some surfing and other adventures while in Costa Rica! We hope you had a great family Christmas and wish you the best New Year. Pura Vida! Stephan and Jimmie.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stephan and Jimmy's friendly service was Great..they had answers and advice for our many, many questions. The Lodge oozes with modest, rustic charm. Our room had a spectacular view! The king bed was comfortable with a thick, cozy down comforter that made for a great nights sleep in that cool environment with whipping winds and lashing rain (December, dress warm)....

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

Thank you for taína the time yo write your review. We enjoyed your families time in our home. We hope your time in Costa Rica was great. Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and happy new year. Pura Vida! Stephan y jimmie

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here just one night but this is a great spot with a great view. It was dark by the time we arrived here from the airport, but waking up in the morning to that amazing view out our room was great. The dining room had an even more spectacular panoramic view, and breakfast pancakes were huge (by my...

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

Thanks to you both for your visit to our home. We hope you had a wonderful time in costa rica and wishing you a merry christmas and happy new year. pura vida! stephan and jimmie

Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

The owners are very charming people, the place beatifull and the views astonishing. We also have supper and enjoied it so much, the food itself fantastic, the music and the whole atmosphere made such a great experience. I will definitely come back .

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

Thank you guys for taking the time to write a review. We are glad our little home was enjoyable to you both. We try to make sure everyone is comfortable and relaxed up here. We wish you the most Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Pura Vida! Stephan and Jimmie

Nuneaton
Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

The lodge is very easy to find - it's Google maps location is accurate. It's only about an hours drive from the airport and we managed to find it no problem - even in the dark. (I wouldn't recommend it in the dark but it is doable!) The location is superb. Fantastic views from every room. The lounge/restaurant area is...

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

Hola Gents, Thank you guys for starting your vacation in our home. We are glad you enjoyed your experience here and got off to a good start of your vacation. We try to make sure everyone is relaxed, comfortable and happy. We hope you have a wonderful time in Costa Rica and thank you again for letting us be a...

Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I began our trip in Costa Rica by staying in Poas Lodge for 2 nights and well we couldn’t have started our trip with anywhere nicer! After a difficult journey due to flight cancellations and lost luggage, we were very warmly welcomed by Stephan and his brother Jimmy. They gave us a wonderful room, with the most...

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

Thanks guys for staying in our little home on top the volcano. We are glad you enjoyed your visit with us even though you had no luggage until late the second night. You could have very well been upset. You turned it into a positive and lived life. A true sign of a seasoned traveler and persons who can relax...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed September 18, 2016

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...

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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...

Reviewed September 1, 2016

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....

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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

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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...

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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.

Austin, TX
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...

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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

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • 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: $71 - $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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