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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“open air”(12 reviews)
“on stilts”(8 reviews)
“howler monkeys”(17 reviews)
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

what a fantastic location, perched on the rio San Juan, you are literally living on top of the river. be prepared, this is rustic not luxury - but if you are into that you would not survive the trip to Sabalos. The lodge has super...More

Thank David M
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

Staying in Sabalos Lodge was just awesome! The river is right in front of the cabins which ensires a beautiful view. You can book multiple trips or plan one on your own, the people at Sabalos Lodge are very friendly and help you with everyhing...More

Thank Esmée d
Reviewed March 11, 2018

Staying in a clean,comfortable cabin on stilts on the river San Juan with literally hundreds of cormorants and giant egrets flying around, as well as humming birds, swallows and many others, was an amazing experience. The staff were so friendly and helpful, especially Ismael ....More

Thank Dilly057
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Sabalos is a basic lodge, no frills, but good service, food is tasty and well cooked (albeit limited options) and each cabin is an open air experience with a wonderful view across the San Juan river - watch the egrets circling over the river and...More

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Response from Rafael C, Propietario at Sabalos LodgeResponded January 22, 2018

Thanks for your kind words. Our team do their best to bring you a lifetime memory. Regards Rafael Choiseul-Praslin co-owner and general manager

Reviewed January 14, 2018

Stayed in this hotel for 5 nights to get the jungle experience The location is interesting you need to take the public boat at San Carlos it takes 2 hours they will drop you at sabalos village just ring the lodge and they will pick...More

Thank Angela f
Response from Rafael C, Propietario at Sabalos LodgeResponded January 19, 2018

Thanks for your kind words.

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Hotel Amenities
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast included
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$43 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
$43 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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lemonheart
December 26, 2015|
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Response from Kornelia M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we took the public lancha from San Carlos, but the boat also stopped and picked up travellers near the border to Costa Rica right by the riverbank. There was a big bridge with a road sign to the C.R. border. I don't... More
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"We had Tarzan with the river view it's beautiful just ask for a river view"
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