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Santiago de Puriscal, Costa Rica
Reviewed August 21, 2016

We visited Talari on a trip to visit the birding spots around San Isidro and towards Chirripo. The lodge is surprisingly not far out of town and is at a mid level ( 800 meters) so days are warm and nights pleasant. A large open dining area with free WiFI is central to your visit. Meals and great birding can...

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Divide, Colorado
Reviewed May 9, 2016

It is a 3.5 hour beautiful drive up the ever winding Talamanca Mountains to Talari Mountain Lodge. It poured rain most of the way and we drove in and out of eco systems and we really quite thrilled with the trip. We arrived and were shown a map to our room and we were the only people there for that...

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SugarFSC, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Talari Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you so much for your time sharing your opinion about our little lodge. We are very happy and proud of your comments, because we are trying to make the best to satisfy our guests expectations. The nature around our rooms is the most amazing frame for nature lovers holidays and we are oriented to help birders of...

Olympia, Washington
Reviewed April 29, 2016

We went back to Talari because we love the area and the family who runs the lodge. The setting is lovely with lovely grounds to walk in, birds right outside your door, and a lovely pool. Rooms are very basic with ceiling fans, but no AC. Food is really excellent. The owners, Carlos and Erica are great and very accommodating....

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SugarFSC, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Talari Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guest, it is a real gift reading your opinion about Talari Mountain Lodge and our staff. Thank you very much for your nice comments, we try to make your stay with us an unforgettable experience and create the wish of a next visit. We hope to see you again very soon.

Olympia, Washington
Reviewed April 28, 2016

The Lodge and grounds themselves are good for birding. Lots to see. The room was nice but difficult to cool off. It was not over-hot, just not cool enough. Very nice pool. Meals were super, individually prepared and very tasty. Wide range of items, different each meal. Nice wine selection, too. WiFi, in the restaurant, was excellent. Staff was friendly...

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Ithaca, New York
Reviewed April 1, 2016

I stayed at Talari for five days and came to relax, bird, and paint. I was so busy trying to identify all of the birds that zipped and hummed by that I barely had time to eat. The breakfast is generous and very good (eggs, toast, fruit salad, juice, excellent coffee). Dinners are fancy, delicious, but a bit pricey $18-22....

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Aiken, SC
Reviewed February 8, 2016

We spent one night at Talari Mountain Lodge. The rooms are very basic and could do with some sprucing up, but the restaurant is located in a wonderful open air area and the food is outstanding. The pool is also very nice. WiFi is located in the restaurant area. We are birders and that is why we stayed here. We...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed January 19, 2016

My boyfriend and I stayed at Talari Mountain Lodge for 2 nights in November 2015 and we absolutely loved it. We are both avid birders and this place sure did not disappoint. It was quite easy to see birds on their grounds and on their trails. Food (we ate breakfast and dinner there) was FANTASTIC and was very reasonable. As...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed January 11, 2016

A perfect place to relax and take in the wealth of birdlife. The owners Ericka and Carlos are friendly and caring, and there are no airs and graces about the place: it is rustic, comfortable, and provides excellent value. The birding was out of this world: sitting at the breakfast table watching Hummingbirds, Tanagers, Parrots, and Honeycreepers was birding heaven....

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New York City, New York
Reviewed December 8, 2015

We had a great time at Talari Mountain Lodge. The owners were very accommodating, helpful and very nice people. The rooms were very clean. The food was very tasty. The birding was really really good. Plus they have a covered tennis court. Birding+Nice Lodge+Tennis court = Excellent experience

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Epsom, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 23, 2015

This lodge is well placed for visiting lots of good birding spots in the area and is clearly geared up for birders, with well-placed feeders by the restaurant offering great bird views. We had three nights here and whilst it wasn't the best lodge we stayed in (accommodation-wise), during our three weeks, it was still very good. Rooms were OK,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Talari Mountain Lodge is the perfect accommodation to explore the magnificent Chirripo National Park. The beautiful gardens and trails were designed for the birdwatching with a list of more than 200 species of birds in this property of 8 hectares. The family Costa Rican owners are always available to help you to organize one-day trips to Los Cusingos Bird Sanctuary, Cloudbridge Reserve, Las Nubes Biological Station, Hot-springs, Canopy and a lot of wonderful places around. This place is also available for groups, including educational travelers. Birding in this area is an amazing experience! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Talari Mountain Lodge

Address: | 200 m sur de cruce Miravalles, San Isidro de El General 11904, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Isidro de El General
Price Range: $93 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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“newest rooms are 15-18 made of bamboo .”
  • typical bath
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 of 5 bubbles TomaSchultz, Aug 21, 2016 | Read review
“You have to walk uphill about ten minutes to the main lodge to get wifi.”
 of 5 bubbles birdmadre, Apr 1, 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are simple and rustic, and set in the jungle. Who needs a view when you're right in the jungle? And who needs an indoor pool?!”
 of 5 bubbles stephenbM8228PV, Jan 11, 2016 | Read review
“Seems there are newer/better rooms available than ours. Worth checking out the rooms options, but I guess these will be more expensive too.”
 of 5 bubbles 826MichaelP826, Nov 23, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a newer room, not one of the concrete rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles durrinhome, Oct 23, 2015 | Read review
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