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    La Ensenada Lodge

    Gulf of Nicoya, Manzanillo, Costa Rica
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    06/11/2017 06/12/2017
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      2 adults
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          Overview
          • Excellent40%
          • Very good37%
          • Average13%
          • Poor6%
          • Terrible2%
          4 days ago
          “A Great Experience in Cowboy Country!”
          4 weeks ago
          “Good birdwatching in a lovely location”
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          Lodge Ylang Ylang
          77 reviews
          #1 of 5 Specialty lodging in Manzanillo
           
          Hotel La Pacifica
          176 reviews
          #1 of 3 hotels in Canas
           
          Doubletree Resort by Hilton, Central Pacific - Costa Rica
          2,593 reviews
          #1 of 2 hotels in El Roble
           
          Puerto Azul Boutique Resort & Marina
          163 reviews
          #2 of 21 hotels in Punta Arenas
           
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          1 - 5 of 80 reviews

          Reviewed 4 days ago

          La Ensenada is both a working ranch and a wildlife refuge. It is not a resort, but its facilities for visitors are adequate and the people are typically welcoming. For example, upon checking in and learning that we are birders, a staff member showed us...More

          Thank DesertBirder
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          My wife and I have just arrived home in the U.K. from Costa Rica this morning after a birding trip. We stayed in four lodges and this was by far the worst one. The chalets were in a pretty poor state bug infected and needing...More

          Thank Maurice L
          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          Nice chalets with verandas and hammocks set in beautiful surroundings. The gardens are well laid out and attract a good range of birds. There is a swimming pool and great views over the Bay of Nicoya. Although the staff spoke very little English everyone was...More

          Thank BandS16
          Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

          Absolutely loved the place. Amazing food too. The lodges are basic but you soon get used to clearing out scorpions and the like before bed! I feared getting eaten alive at night but nothing at all happened! Lovely pool and the views are stunning ....More

          Thank marmite724
          Reviewed March 20, 2017

          Relaxed informal lodge,with grand views from comfortable basic cabins,across the grass sweeping down to the Gulf of Nicoya. Howler monkeys walking over the grass and grouped up in the trees. Kiskadees singing out there repetitive call. Food buffet styles withgood plain cooking. Attractive magpie jays...More

          Thank Ann F
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          176 reviews
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          Doubletree Resort by Hilton, Central Pacific - Costa Rica
          2,593 reviews
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          Puerto Azul Boutique Resort & Marina
          163 reviews
          #2 of 21 hotels in Punta Arenas
           
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          • Top amenities
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          • Free Internet
          • Free Parking
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          • Price range
          • $38 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Number of rooms
          • 25
          • Location
          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of Puntarenas >
          • Manzanillo
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          Traveler (82)
          Room & Suite (21)
          Dining (6)
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          S J
          Is their Verizon cell phone signal at this lodge? Also, is their Wi-Fi in the rooms?
          January 24, 2017|
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          31Tammy
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          Room Tips
          "Until they fix the problem of the men lurking around seeking out the women staying there, I wouldn't..."
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          "I think all of the spots are great. You might want to be close or far away from the lodge where meals are..."
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          "We had a bungalow near to the sea and away from the main area although the bigger ones inland seemed newer..."
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          "There isn't a bad cabin on the property."
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