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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were greeted by Magda who has been very welcoming and friendly throughout our three night stay. From this hotel, we visited Manuel Antonio, Dominical and Playa Linda (pretty beach!!). The location is remote and peaceful, It is very good to disconnect and be in the middle of this nature paradise. There are iguanas, toucans, hummingbirds, butterflies, a waterfall... There...

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a very nice hotel surrounded by nature. The boss is very nice and very close to his customers. It is also very close to everything and at the same timer very exotic as it is completely disconnected to the traffic, the road or the noise in general. This is the perfect way to rest!

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Heredia, Costa Rica
Reviewed October 5, 2016

I was a little bit disappointed with my second visit to this hotel. My stay was planned to be very short since we wanted to stay at Manuel Antonio during the day and then leave the next day to Uvita in the morning, the place is very beautiful surrounded by nature, very calm and with lots of interesting sounds. It...

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mbraganca, Owner at Hotel La Palapa Eco Lodge Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. At this time of the year because we are inside a forest and because we are in rainy season things are bit humid but we are always improving and renovating the resort. Toads are everywhere but the quality of the water of the pool is always under control. Toads come only at night when the...

Esterillos Este, Costa Rica
Reviewed September 7, 2016

We stayed here for a quick staycation get away. The location is remote, it's in the jungle through a beautiful little Costa Rican village. Here you won't find any commercial business or hotels, just quaint and peaceful critters and trees with a beautiful river flowing along side of the road. Upon arrival the owners niece Magda greeted us at the...

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mbraganca, Owner at Hotel La Palapa Eco Lodge Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review and for letting us know how you feel. Again, thank you very much for staying with us and I hope to see you back in the future.

Evansville, Indiana
Reviewed August 23, 2016

We spent a wonderful 2 1/2 wks. in the wonderful garden setting of LaPalapa. I don't think a person seeking to find a truer rain forest experience than the immaculate gardens of this quaint location. Not in the middle of the rain forest, but on the fringe of the mountains around Portalon. The forest seems to start at the eco-lodge...

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mbraganca, Owner at Hotel La Palapa Eco Lodge Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review and for letting us know how you feel. Again, thank you very much for staying with us and I hope to see you back in the future.

Porto, Portugal
Reviewed August 15, 2016

Wonderful ecoresort! Near a small village, Portalon, and right in the middle of a rainforest lies the La Palapa. Simples but very comfortable bungalows are surrounded by beautiful gardens. We can relax on the private balconies or near the pool. Manuel, the owner, makes sure that we have wifi only in public areas so that guests can socialize and exchange...

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mbraganca, Owner at Hotel La Palapa Eco Lodge Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review and for letting us know how you feel. Again, thank you very much for staying with us and I hope to see you back in the future.

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed August 13, 2016

Unpleasant and rude owner, who acts as if guest are a nuisance he has to put up with. Everything here is beautiful, rooms+ garden. But the owners' attitude ruins it all, Will not recommend this place.

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mbraganca, Owner at Hotel La Palapa Eco Lodge Resort, responded to this review

The reason for this review is due to the fact that this couple were playing a football game with their 2 children and for that it must be introduced a coin and we found out from other client that they block the system so that they would play without paying. This game is to help the local children of the...

Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed June 30, 2016

I definitely recommend this place to stay! If you are looking for a place to rest and be surrounded by a magnificent landscape full of animals this is the place! The hotel is situated outside of Quepos but is close to everything you are looking for when you are on vacation. The owner of this place is always available to...

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mbraganca, Owner at Hotel La Palapa Eco Lodge Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review and for letting us know how you feel. Again, thank you very much for staying with us and I hope to see you back in the future.

San Antonio De Belen, Costa Rica
Reviewed June 29, 2016

A nice located Eco Lodge with bungalows and normal rooms. There is a swimmingpool. The bungalows have a seperated sleepingroom and a kitchen. You can have dinner, but there is no menu only a plate of the day. Nearby are several good restaurants.

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mbraganca, Owner at Hotel La Palapa Eco Lodge Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review and for letting us know how you feel. Again, thank you very much for staying with us and I hope to see you back in the future.

UK
Reviewed June 21, 2016

I came in June with my husband. We chose to sleep in the single beds in the main room. To my disgust when I pulled back the sheet to get into bed I found someone else's hair and toenail in the bed. The management is not staying on top of the cleaning. The floor had not been swept and the...

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mbraganca, Owner at Hotel La Palapa Eco Lodge Resort, responded to this review

I'm so sorry to hear your comments which are not common at all in our resort. Rooms are cleaned every single day, and I'm shore something went wrong and for that reason we sorry. Thank you for your kind review and we will take measures to see that this will not happen again.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
'La Palapa EcoLodge Resort', surrounded by tropical gardens is located in a virgin Tropical Rainforest, with 149 acres (60.5 Hectares) of land, in the Central Pacific Coast of Portalon in Costa Rica, offering an incredible wildlife variety of fauna and flora. A perfect place and the paradise for passionate wildlife lovers. Our airy bungalows are painted with warm colors and decorated with unique original objects imported from North and Southern Africa, to create a very warm and special atmosphere. All are non-smoking, have very comfortable beds, ceiling fans, private terrace with bamboo table and chairs, cool tiled floors, private bathroom with hot shower, large furnished living room with an extra bed, fitted kitchen with refrigerator and screened windows that let in gentle breezes and melodic sounds from the jungle as you fall asleep. The La Palapa Resort is considered one of the most beautiful and well kept in, Quepos-Matapalo-Dominical and Uvita area, with grounds and tropical gardens beautifully maintained and clean, by dedicated staff that deliver the best service every day. What makes a great Hotel is one that makes you want to stay forever... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel La Palapa Eco Lodge Resort

Address: 800 meters from main road | Quepos - Puntarenas, Portalon 60602, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Portalon
Price Range: $52 - $124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel La Palapa Eco Lodge Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Opt for the Bungalows”
 of 5 bubbles mikeyndiana, Sep 7, 2016 | Read review
“All of the bungalos give the feeling of isolation and one with the rain forest. On rainy nights the sleeping is out of this world.”
 of 5 bubbles jackreyn0lds, Aug 23, 2016 | Read review
“Neem een poolside bungalow. Ruimer dan de gewone kamers.”
 of 5 bubbles Johan104, Jun 29, 2016 | Read review
“The best price and quality of the region.”
 of 5 bubbles 493magdac, May 11, 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room close to the pool # 5”
 of 5 bubbles sxm52, Apr 23, 2016 | Read review
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