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Hacienda Baru Lodge

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We began with a very informative hike to the actual zip line, stopping to view sloths, monkeys and birds through the spotting scope. The guides are really good at finding the wildlife hidden in the trees! Juan Carlos explains the natural history well and is...More

Thank yogiglo
Response from hdabaru, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hacienda Baru LodgeResponded 5 days ago

Dear yogiglo, Thank you for your review here on Trip Advisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time on our Zip line tour with Juan Carlos and the lunch. zip-lining is always a very special experience and we are proud, that we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a house with kitchen, separate bedrooms, a screened porch, private bathroom. Pleasant self guided walks although we saw mostly leaf-cutter ants. However, while we were there, we saw and heard toucans, coatis and an agouti on the hotel grounds. Very nice pool. We...More

Thank GrannyRE
Response from hdabaru, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hacienda Baru LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear GrannyRE, Thanks so much for your thoughtful review! We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your visit to Hacienda Barú. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your cabin and the wonderful Night in the Jungle Tour with Pedro. For people...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at Hacienda Baru National Wildlife Refuge and Lodge around 9:30 PM after a long ride down from San Jose C.R.. We were greeted by Jack and his staff very warmly. They made sure we were fully informed of their services and told us...More

Thank howiethefriedman
Response from hdabaru, Propietario at Hacienda Baru LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind comments. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay at Hacienda Barú Lodge. It was a pleasure meeting you and assisting you with your plans. Regards, Jack

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First impressions did not match this quality offering. We found helpful, pleasant staff on arrival. Simple, clean and beautifully spacious cabin next to the pool. Superb pool. Great restaurant, and other great places to eat nearby (car needed). Guided walk in the forest, with breakfast,...More

Thank AbracadabraEngland
Response from hdabaru, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hacienda Baru LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear AbracadabraEngland, Thank you very much for the excellent review and the very nice words! We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and all here in Hacienda Barú. It was an honor and a pleasure having you here. We hope you...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

In September, 2017 we did the hike in the jungle to an overnight stay. We did it with a group of 6 adults and my 14 month old baby. It was an awesome experience! We packed our baby in the carrier and she did great....More

Thank Carly D
Response from hdabaru, Propietario at Hacienda Baru LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Carly D, Thank you very much for the excellent review and the very nice words! I was so glad to read your review and learn how much you, your family to read your review and learn how much you, your family and your baby...More

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Free Parking
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Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
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Refrigerator in room
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$99 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Kitchenette
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Price range
$99 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Kitchenette
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Diana C
December 14, 2016|
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Response from Robert_Hick | Reviewed this property |
The Baru is about 1 hour and 20 min south of Jaco. The road is all in good repair and easy to drive. I do not know what the hotel has for local transport but I am sure they can arrange a taxi from Dominical and probably... More
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Joan R
October 24, 2014|
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Hello Joan, Puntarenas is a bit far from Hacienda Baru to get here just for one day. You would have to spend 3 hours in a taxi just for one way. Our beach is really beautiful. It is very natural and it is not crowded... More
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chana T
October 23, 2014|
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Hello Chana, we are glad, that you want to stay in our beautiful wildlife Refuge. The price in Febuary for 2 people would be 102 Dollars and the price for 4 people is 135,60 Dollars. The rate also includes access to the... More
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"We liked the privacy of the house-like units. There were also pool-side units which I think might have been..."
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"Fans in rooms, comfortable beds, roomy, some small houses on the property. Parking available near rooms..."
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"Stay in the cabins furthest from the restaurant and closer to the pool to be in the most quiet area."
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"Hard to go wrong with any of them"
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