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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing remote location that is so beautiful. It was the unexpected highlight of our week long trip to Costa Rica which also involved staying at El Silencio and Lapa Rios. Having traveled in Costa Rica 3 times before, this location is a definite must see. The grounds and accommodations are awesome. The activities are a blast and...

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Ottawa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family spent 4 nights at Pacuare Lodge. The activities, the people, the food, the service... it was all personal and top notch. My thrill-seeking kids (15 and 17yrs) had the time of their lives: fishing in the river, rappelling, swimming, hiking, zip lining and embracing the jungle life... all while enjoying top quality food and accommodations. I took some...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having heard about the Pacuare Lodge in a French guide book, My partner and I decided to spend 4 days here. An absolute gem in the middle of nowhere, only accessible by raft. The Pacuare lodge offer a number of activities to fill up your stay. The staff were lovely, efficient, the lodge was beautifully decorated and the whole experience...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Remote location, with the journey to get there only a further benefit. The sheer amount of logistic planning required to provide the luxury experience they do is astounding. There's the pickup from the hotel in San Jose, the meticulous (upscale) meal planning, the experienced river guides, and the plethora of excursions available. The grounds are kept in pristine condition, their...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing hotel tucked away in the middle of nowhere. The rooms are beautfiul with inside and outside showers. I just wish we had had a bit more time to really enjoy. The staff are very friendly and accomodating and Diego the restaurant manager looked after us superbly. At times it does feel a bit honeymooney though and if that would...

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PacuareLodge, Manager at Pacuare Lodge, responded to this review

Dear ln20172017, Thank you for this lovely review. There are so many elements to the property that makes it unique but I'm really glad to hear that your felt a bond with the staff that interacted with you. Diego , Edgar and Jose Luis are certainly excellent hosts and do try and make our guests feel that they are spending...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was a bit concerned about white water rafting into this place but the guides really know what they are doing and you are in safe hands. They even had guides in small kayaks on hand to assist in the event of an incident but nothing went wrong. It was a really fun journey into the forest. Our luggage followed...

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PacuareLodge, Manager at Pacuare Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Annerly777, It was our absolute pleasure having you to stay . I'm delighted to hear that you had such a wonderful time at Pacuare Lodge and appreciate your kind words about our hosts . Certainly, the Jaguar Villa provides all the comfort and one of the best locations to enjoy the magic of the rainforest and the Pacuare River....

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here on our honeymoon! If you're looking for an amazing adventure, this is your trip! From the second they picked up to the second they dropped us off we had a blast. The staff is incredible and you get to see a part of the country that not everyone gets to see! We did several of the activities...

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PacuareLodge, Manager at Pacuare Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Alibranigan3 It was our pleasure having you both to stay with us for such a special occasion . Thank you for taking the time to write such a fantastic review. We are always so excited when guests' expectations have been exceeded. Indeed , the beauty of the rainforest and remotness of the Pacuare River is without a doubt one...

san diego
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

of what this lodge stands for, how it was created and how it is being managed. We have traveled often to Costa Rica, this experience stands out as one of our best, one we embraced and one we will return to. Everything was done with thought, consideration and perfection. Our lovely casita was a bit of heaven, diaphanous curtains, beautiful...

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PacuareLodge, Manager at Pacuare Lodge, responded to this review

Dear kokosandiego, What a pleasure to receive your comments and to learn how much you enjoyed your visit to Pacuare Lodge . It is always so rewarding to know that our staff provided such a magical experience during your stay. We hope to see you back soon.

Manila, Philippines
Reviewed March 10, 2017

+ inspiring eco practices + beautiful hotel property by the pacuare river + unique and exciting experience of rafting upto grade 4 rapids to and from the resort + well trained adventure staff and guides + great food and drinks + overall good value for money given the total experience and inclusions do not expect the usual 5 star experience...

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PacuareLodge, Manager at Pacuare Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 98rayar, What a pleasure to read your review, thank you so much for taking the time to write it and share with future guests. We always strive to ensure that all our guests share great moments on Pacuare Lodge and our team loves to be your host at all times. . We really hope to see you back.

Caterham, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 6, 2017

White water rafting into to this beautiful lodge was a wonderful experience, as was the rest of our 4 night stay. The location is fabulous, our river bungalow very comfortable and the reception areas spacious and appealing. The jewel in Pacuare's crown is their staff. The guy who pilots your raft may well be serving you your dinner that evening,...

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PacuareLodge, Manager at Pacuare Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your review on Trip Advisor. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay at our lodge. I cannot agree more that our core strength lies in the people of Pacuare Lodge ; their kind and gentle nature are always appreciated by our guests. Your feedback about including the excursions in...

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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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: $787 - $981 (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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Pacuare Hotel Turrialba
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“Jaguar suite was fabulous with a pool and balcony and canopy in a tree with a view over the river.”
hsmd2016, 1 week ago | Read review
“Bring extra flashlights. It is very dark at night!”
m2d2H, 1 week ago | Read review
“Linda Vista suites have the most space and a private plunge pool”
  • private outdoor shower
  • full claw-foot bath tub
  • Linda Vista Puma suite (furthest away from the lodge!)
  • hammock and private plunge pool
DaveS530, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Honeymoon sweet was amazing! Large room two showers ... one outside and personal mini pool!”
alibranigan3, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“We had the river casita, which I would reserve again...”
kokosandiego, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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