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    La Carolina Lodge

    San Miguel | Bijagua, Bijagua de Upala 21301, Costa Rica
    011 506 2466 6393
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    • Excellent88%
    • Very good8%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “the river” (108 reviews)
    “hot tub” (76 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Rooftop Bar
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    Special Offer: Free Horseback Ride!
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    Reviewed May 29, 2017

    We had an amazing start to our Costa Rica vacation with 3 nights at La Carolina Lodge. I cannot say enough good things about this place. The staff was incredibly friendly and cooked very tasty meals each day. The cabins were very cute, rustic, and...More

    Thank Lindsey A
    Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

    We have visited La Carolina Lodge multiple times. It is a must do when visiting the Guanacaste area. The hotel itself is rustic but nonetheless very charming. Some rooms have their own hot tubs and views of the river. The property is beautiful; gardens, farm,...More

    Thank Natasha A
    Reviewed May 3, 2017

    Absolutely enchanting 2 days in the jungle! It's a surreal experience to lounge in the riverside hot tub amidst the natural beauty of the jungle. It's a shame to have to get out of the hot tub, but when you do, a delicious meal is...More

    Thank 864alyssa
    Reviewed May 1, 2017

    Not for everyone but if you are for a real Costa Rica experience this is it, starting for its great physical location next to a beautiful pristine river to a well kept hacienda and wonderful staff, I've visited La Carolina Lodge many times and I...More

    Thank Orlandovargas
    Reviewed April 26, 2017

    We are a family of 6 - kids aged 5-13. We stayed 3 nights at La Carolina Lodge in April. This was an all around amazing experience! We all loved it! It was so peaceful and beautiful, but there was always something to see or...More

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    • $110 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Bijagua de Upala
    • Also Known As
    • La Carolina Hotel Province Of Guanacaste ,
    • Hotel La Carolina ,
    • La Carolina Lodge Costa Rica/Bijagua De Upala
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    Room & Suite (34)
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    Debi S
    December 13, 2017|
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    Response from Marc C | Reviewed this property |
    Yes! They have both and the water is hot!
    August 10, 2017|
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    Response from JackBJack | Reviewed this property |
    I would ask them. We were with a guide who drove us everywhere. This place is a dream! Recommended: 3 nights ... it give you a chance to settle into the serenity.
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