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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

We took friends up for a day of hiking and birding. The value for the access is exceptional. Lise and Rolf made our friends feel like family. This is always our first choice to show off the simple beauty of Costa Rica when friends visit. Trails are easy and even though we are not very good birders we saw lots... More 

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Ben Lomond, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Comfortable cabin-style rooms with pool and views. Gardens are lovely. Good trails on the property with feeders to attract all the local birds. Breakfasts are fine. There is a local restaurant just down the road for dinner or lunch. We were lucky enough to have dinner one night at Bosque. If possible, I highly recommend it. There were three dogs... More 

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Tolomuco, Owner at Bosque del Tolomuco, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. Just a little comment regarding the dogs. When we have birders we try to keep them indoors as much as possible, so they do not disturb the birding. More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

I've been blessed to visit many lodges throughout Costa Rica over the past 10 years and I would have to say that Rolf and Lise have created my new favorite place in Bosque del Tolomuco. Nestled in the hills above San Isidro, BdT has it all- great views, comfortable lodging, fantastic birding and most of all exemplary hospitality. From the... More 

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Brevard, Nc
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

We visited this great site 5 years ago and enjoyed the amenities including the fine hospitality and great bird-watching. Great gardens full of flowers, good comfortable setting with kitchen in our room and lots of opportunities to view and photograph birds. Went back about 10 days ago and they have only improved the setting. A great deal of hard work... More 

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Enderby, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

We were driving through central Costa Rica and more less stumbled upon Bosque del Tolomugo. To our good fortune, what we had found was a goldmine of superb nature and unbeatable hospitality. Rolf and Lise opened there doors to not only ourselves but also to our two large hairy Bernese Mountain Dogs. We all enjoyed the beautiful gardens, lovely trails,... More 

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Granite Bay, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

What a lovely setting and equally lovely hosts. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay with Lise and Rolf, who made us feel very much at home. The grounds are beautiful, and there are great walking trails throughout the property. Beautiful, colorful birds come to their bird feeders to entertain you, including lots of hummingbirds. The cabins are cozy and comfortable. We... More 

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

After a week on the Pacific coast it was refreshing to settle in for two nights in the cooler temps of Bosque del Tolomuco. Four adults, we stayed in the Motmot and Parakeet cabins which are attached, the latter having a kitchen. wwwhe cabins were clean and comfohrtable, the grounds well cared for with many blossoming trees and flowers. In... More 

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Navarro, Cartago, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

I had the pleasure of staying at Bosque del Tolomuco, which is just outside San Isidro de General. It sits at 5,000+ feet on a beautiful mountain and boasts that there are 256 different bird species on the property that can be seen from there walking trails. The owners, Rolf and LIse, are very friendly Canadians and will ensure that... More 

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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

What a beautiful place! Lise and Rolf are very welcoming. We stayed two nights and ensured we were up early both mornings to watch the sun rise over Chirrpa Mtn. The trails are wonderful but take your time and remember you are over 1700 m above sea level. We stayed in the Parakeet Cabin and made out own breakfast and... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

I have visited Bosque del Tolomuco a handful of times. Rolf and Lise are amazing hosts and offer a delicious breakfast. The cabins are warm and cozy and the views are unbelievable. Lise has lots of information to share about Costa Rica and makes you feel safe and at home. I can't wait to go back!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mountain Lodge and Bird Sanctuary located in the Talmanca Mountains, near San Isidro El General, Perez Zeledon. NO 4 x 4 REQUIRED TO ACCESS LODGE. Bird watching paradise. Confirmed bird list at 190. 4KM of good, hiking trails on 43 hectares. Elevation 1650 metres. Half of the property is forested. Heated pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bosque del Tolomuco

Address: CA2 | kilometer 118, San Isidro de El General 11901, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Isidro de El General
Price Range: $62 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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