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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Or if you are lucky, more than once! This is a really spectacular property with a staff that is unsurpassed: macho river and jungle guides that morph into suave and sophisticated waiters! We hiked to waterfalls and a Cabecar (indigenous) village. Met interesting and fun fellow travelers. White watered in and out. (you are in good hands with expert guides... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had to pinch myself and touch the plants as it felt like this place was not real. This was a super adventure and it felt like a dream!!! This is glamping at the highest levels. The food and staff were wonderful and we were treated like rock stars! They make each person feel important and individualize the experience. It... More 

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Marlow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an awesome couple of nights we spent here! We arrived by 4x4 which was bumpy, fun and not too long. Got the hand operated cable car across the river and Wow! We were here! We stayed in a couple of river view rooms. Right on the river which you could hear romantically roaring right past your lodge. Lovely lodges.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

White water rafting into this hotel is the ultimate cure for jetlag. Brilliant for adventurous families. You will get totally wet, but your bags will be OK inside dry-bags. Sports holdalls are ideal, dolly trolleys should just about fit. The rooms are lovely. High chance of being woken by Howler Monkeys in the nearby woods at 0500, very exciting. Wonderful... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Getting to the lodge, and leaving the lodge is a river raft adventure. The lodge is completely self sustaining and provides a near zero carbon footprint. The only electricity is in the reception, and is created on site from a water flow. The garbage is recycled into food for pigs and to grow new crops. The food comes from a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed with my family on July 04 and 05 and we had an unforgettable vacation at this magic place. Our room, the Jaguar room, one of the best we have ever stayed. The food was excellent. Thank you to all the staff who made us feel special starting from the guides, and the GM. We will never forget our... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

This is a unique place. We arrived after a 2 hour rafting journey on the Pacuare river, dodging rapids with Sun Bittens and Morpho butterflies. You really are in a very remote location when you arrive. Even the staff have to take a basket over the river. The food is quite fantastic and we all loved it. The surprise is... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

This is an amazing National Geo property. It is only accessed by water rafting or cable basket to cross over river. The people are incredibly gracious, helpful, and knowledgeable. It is a unique experience not to be missed if you go to Costa Rica.

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Had, NO, got to white water raft into and out of this gorgeous place. Magical place. Good food, great service, spotless, insect repellent at the front desk where electronics get plugged in. No electricity in the rooms, no wifi either except at reception desk so it really is a get away. The only issues I had were that we were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

We had an awesome rafting adventure into this lodge with awesome and very experienced guides, the rapids were great and the scenery was even better. Once into the lodge we were promptly greeted with drinks and towels and a very kind staff. After checking into our room there were some issues which were promptly corrected by the staff and they... More 

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  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A visit to the Pacuare Lodge is a journey to a magical place where the beauty and diversity of tropical nature delight the senses, authentic Costa Rican hospitality makes you feel like part of the family and the outdoor adventures range from exhilarating to sublime. The lodges comfortable bungalows and elegant suites are nestled between a pristine wilderness reserve and the Pacuare River Costa Rica`s most spectacular white water route. It is surrounded by tropical rainforest where colorful birds and butterflies flit through exuberant foliage and the songs of toucans and oropendolas complement the soothing sound of flowing water. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pacuare Lodge

Address: Pacuare River, Pacuare River 1000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Pacuare River
Price Range: $750 - $960 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pacuare Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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Also Known As:
Pacuare Hotel Turrialba
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