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Hotel Guayabo Lodge

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St. Thomas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights at this place. Not only is the view incredible but also the friendliest staff and owners. I was paragliding and the site is only 10 min. Away . My wife did a cooking class in this Hotel and loved it. The rooms are very clean and since you are in over 4000 ft altitude the air... More 

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Conway, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I flew to San Jose for a "bucket list" experience to see an active volcano - Turriabla. I checked TripAdvisor for a nearby hotel as I picked up my rental car. Thanks to the reviews by former guests, I chose Hotel Guayabo Lodge on faith. I called the hotel around 5:00 PM. and they assured me they would be waiting... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were really impressed with this lovely set of rooms hidden high on the hills above Turrialba. Would be a great place to spend an extended time. The room had a large bathroom and shower and a little kitchenette. The views of the valley were amazing. The staff was friendly, helpful and accommodating. White water rafting was spectacular!

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Edmonds, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Guayabo Lodge is located high in the mountains near the Turrialba Volcano and the town of Turrialba in Costa Rica. We went there to escape the heat of the beaches and to tour the nearby Guayabo National Monument which contains pre-Columbian ruins. Our tour guide Ceasar (who also works at the hotel) was amazing and informative. He took the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We called the Guayabo Lodge late one day after a disappointing visit to La Fortuna, and asked if they wouldn't mind having us for a few days. The man at the front desk was delightful, and stayed late to check us in at around 10 p.m. We had a hair-raising drive in the dark and fog, but felt instantly at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We stayed at Guayabo Lodge for 2 nights and had a great time. The hotel is perfect location for the tour of the volcano and offers a lot of other activities as well. I did the canyoning tour and the tour of the valley. The rooms are well equipped, the food delicious, the service very personal and the atmosphere freindly.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

This is a beautiful hotel high up in the mountains above Turrialba. It overlooks a gorgeous valley, often shrouded in mist, and has a lovely garden. Our meals were included, and dinner was delicious. The cocktails were also great. Rooms were spacious, very nice, and had a view. You have to drive far up a somewhat rough road to get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were on our honeymoon and the level of service and hospitality were amazing. Cesear and Norma took care of us as the bar tender and chef. Cesear was an excellent host and telling us all about Costa Rica and giving us a guide in their garden. We really can't say enough great things about the staff,... More 

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Viareggio, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

Pedro and Rosanna are good hosts of Guayabolodge. We have had a fantastic stay in Guayabolodge. We had a great room with coffee facilities and fridge. Great view and beautiful location at an altitude of over 1450 metres. Beautiful excursions to the volcano Irazu and to Cartago and the Orosivallei. Warmly recommended. Lyonne and Bert from Netherlands

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

We arrived late after a 2+ hour delay due to highway closure and delay. The staff kept the restaurant open late so that we could eat. The food was good with vegetarian choices as well if not extensive in choice. The zucchini carpaccio was delightful. Cesar even cut some Aloe from their garden for our sunburns. The lodge is a... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Guayabo Lodge is a 24 room cozy mountain eco-Lodge located in the outskirts of the Turrialba volcano, 2 hours from the airport. Excellent rooms and magnificent views. Enjoy nature, rafting, canopy or hiking, tour the smoking volcano, visit the Guayabo Archaeological Park or the CATIE botanical garden. Our restaurant offers a selected menu of Costa Rican and international dishes, taking advantage of tropical ingredients and creations from Guayabo Lodge Cooking School. Our bar is open every evening and offers a great selection of fruit juices, cocktails, beers and wines. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Guayabo Lodge

Address: Sur del Cementerio de Sta Cruz 300 m | Santa Cruz de Turrialba, Turrialba 30504, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Cartago > Turrialba
Price Range: $75 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Guayabo Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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Hotel Guayabo Lodge Costa Rica/Turrialba
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