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Kingston, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We can't get enough of the Osa peninsular and have stayed at the Lookout Inn all 8 times that we have gone there! It's like being in my favorite childhood movie, The Swiss Family Robinson! One big happy family with dinners served up in the highest part of the tree house. The sounds of the pounding surf becoming part of... More 

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

our great friends from kingston n.y. --i hear a rumor your packed and ready to see us again over the holidays -- more great days hanging around with our buds and watching the pacific roll on into the our black sand beach- scarlet macaws all day above eating away on the wild almond seeds and of course the white face... More 

Kingston, New York
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have visited the Lookout Inn 8 times and can't wait to get there again this winter We love the Lookout Inn because of the easy access to the ocean and to the rain forest. We love it because it is so laid back. We love it because of the adventures available if we choose them. We love the outdoor... More 

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

love this review and love you guys -- these 2 friends of ours which we met at the lookout inn have been here so many times we now have them on the pay role -- and dont forget -- we have a boutique hotel in puerto jimenez tooooooooooo called hotel jimenez -- just finishing up a new pool with 7... More 

Zürich- switzerland
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you got the time - make your way out there. It is worth the 2hrs bumpy dirt road from Puerto Jimenez! Tugged into the tropical forest on the hill behind this place is a great treat for nature lovers. The monkey hut is the place to be: very open, with a gallery (kids loved upstairs), all that green and... More 

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

i love happy guests so glad you had a great time in our jungle paradise and dont forget we have a new boutique hotel in town just a lil guy with 3 private rooms -- this hotel has A/C ---T.V. and WIFI we are also completing a pool with a giant 7 foot water falls -- thank you again More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've traveled many places all around the world but I have to say Carate might be the best place i've ever been too all thanks to the Lookout Inn and their incredible staff. If you love the outdoors and appreciate the environment this is the place for you. It is a long, bumpy road to get to the hotel but... More 

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

well i have to say we had a great time with you and the family toooo-- we all want to thank you for this great review -- and my dogs miss you guys -- so pak your bags and come on back bring dad tooooo he and i got along great --its still sunny and perfect here thanks again terry... More 

Highlands Ranch, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I highly recommend the Lookout Inn to anyone looking for an adventure with family friendly service. There is so much to do and see here. The beauty of the surroundings is breathtaking and every day you will see something new. It's like staying in the middle of a zoo. You will see monkeys from your cabana, beautiful scarlet macaws, hibiscus... More 

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

ZOO yes that pretty wells describes our life here in the rain forest you sit here long enough and all the critters show up fly in crawl in and or climb by -- thanks so much for visiting us here at the famous lookout inn--'' I love to travel and will definitely come back to this amazing destination!'--- this makes... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 4-night stay at Lookout Inn was the splurge of my trip - it was worth every penny and much more. I loved the idea of going off-the-grid into a remote, hardly-touched place - what Terry and Katya have created met and far exceeded my expectations. After the bumpy and dusty drive in the colectivo (part of the adventure!), the... More 

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

the good ole bumpy ride thru the jungle--rivers and farms -- all so part of the adventure --and i think the best tour here at the lodge is early morning kayak or canoe the wild lagoon only 22 minute beach walk --and just a reminder to future guests we are off the grid there is no town -- no gas... More 

Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Generally , when planning a holiday in a remote location , on the other side of the world , you rely greatly on the information provided on the relevant website and research reviews on the destination. Any services provided need to be accurate and honestly depicted , both online and in reality. Sadly , our recent visit to Lookout Inn... More 

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

I assume your not going to visit us again???? So sorry you had a terrible time but i heard different --katya and i where on vacation that week -- my staff tells me they where all doomed the second you guys got out of your A/C rental car ---you all ready had an ugly attitude and verbally attacked the staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in two rooms; Honey Moon Suite and Blue Butterfly. Just an incredible experience that one could see on the faces of all 4 of us after 4 nights at the Lookout Inn. It's a trip we will remember forever. Terry & Katya and their entire staff; Esteban, Andi, and Liyana were so courteous and helpful the entire time.... More 

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

this family was the greatest --mr.p. emailed me the other day and i thought i would share it with the world ''''Hi Terry, I wrote a review for you on trip advisor. let me know if you see it. I had a dream that if I ever win the lottery I'm going to give you $ 500,000. and I'm hoping... More 

England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I arrived at the lookout in from England it was a boy hood dream to visit the jungle of Costa Rica and I must say I wasn't disappointed. The staff are lovely and friendly terry and his wife are very easy going people and made me feel very welcome. I stayed 8 nights in the tiki hut. I was there... More 

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

all ways love the brits thanks so much for hanging out with us all and enjoying the wonderful meals and trail's -- here ya go folks 8 days here and not a complaint --meals --water -- kayaks --rain sun --this young man had a great adventure and loved it i thank you so much --- hope to see ya and... More 

Paris, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The localisation and The national park are Amazing, you Will be able to see a lot of animals! The hotel Is in The middle of nowhere (which Is good at One point...bc diner Is really expensive), 20$/pers/diner, we are from Canada so It cost us 60$CA/pers/day to eat There! At This Price we could It to A great restaurant...not only... More 

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

we are so happy you enjoyed our ECO LODGE --so sorry we have no hot water we are off the grid and don't have that convenience like back home -- we have all you can eat buffet meals and provide quality foods from the farms and gardens near by -- our dinner is the finest in town and at a... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lookout Inn Lodge is a beach and rainforest ecolodge in Carate on Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula. We are located completely off the beaten path and conveniently located near an entrance to the world-renowned Corcovado National Park. Ideally situated to offer comfortable and affordable eco-friendly accommodations to adventure travelers visiting this remote part of Costa Rica, the Lookout Inn Lodge is sure to impress. Nestled in the hillside right above the road and alongside an isolated black sand beach, Lookout Inn Lodge provides our guests with spectacular views of the surrounding jungle rainforest, the majestic Pacific Ocean and an endless unspoiled Osa Peninsula coastline. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lookout Inn Lodge

Address: Carate, Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Corcovado National Park > Carate
Price Range: $92 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lookout Inn Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Lookout Hotel Carate
Lookout Inn Lodge Costa Rica/Carate
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