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Reviewed 20 February 2016

We were three friends that stayed in a standard room on the upper floor at Club Fred. We booked directly with Ellie the day of and were thrilled with the place. She gave us good directions on how to arrive (do not go into town but turn LEFT uphill onto dirt road just before entering). Our room was huge, had...

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Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

Professionally ran and more of a home than a hotel, which I prefer because that is what I do back in England. Spotlessly clean throughout, well maintained and tastefully decorated. A pleasure to be here. Great views of the coast. Well done Ellie.

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Reviewed 20 November 2015

The attention by Ellie the owner is excellent. You can enjoy a great view to the ocean from the pool. Also; she can help you to coordinate one day tours to different national parks or whale watching that is a the major attraction of the area. As this is a lodge at the mountain and rain a lot, it is...

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Thank Renan M
Alajuela, Costa Rica
Reviewed 13 June 2015

Very affordable and clean rooms. Entrance to the Lodge is via a steep dirt road dotted with boulders and potholes, which can be a little troublesome for some vehicles but not impossible. There isn't a view of the sunsets from the rooms or pool area but if you walk down the hill a little and exit the property you will...

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Province of Cartago, Costa Rica
Reviewed 20 May 2015

This is a very nice place, very quiet, close to a lot of beautiful beaches, with a very polite and friendly staff. It has a very nice pool and a gorgeous view, i would say that is it's main atraction. Access is not that easy, rooms are very standar and simple, but clean

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Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
Reviewed 14 February 2015

Club Fred is the best bang for your buck if your into an active South Pacific Vacation. Wonderful owners, awesome views,wildlife,infinity pool,kayak tours all at a very reasonable price. Gives you access to Beach Club which has nicest private beach in area. I just worry that when the word gets out it will drive prices up. I have stayed many...

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2015

This venue was well run by the site manager who was very helpful but gave us space to enjoy our holiday. He was knowledgable about the local area but also other parts of pacific coast. The rooms were very clean, plenty of hot water and towels. Beds were also comfortable, clean and kitchen well stocked with utensils. Most of all...

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Prior Lake, Minnesota
Reviewed 22 April 2014

We stayed at Club Fred for one night on our way from Osa to Maunel Antonio. We were pleasantly surprised by the accommodations. Our room was large, had a little kitchen type area and attached bath. The pool was great and had an amazing view! Wi-fi as well as breakfast was included. We also had use of the kitchen. My...

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3Thank Rachel W
Victoria
Reviewed 28 December 2013

Second visit with Fred for kayaking, and enjoyed both experiences. His place overlooking the rio terraba delta has great views, a nice pool and basic accommodation at reasonable prices. A couple of cabinas added recently. Kayak trips are for experienced kayakers on sit-ons. First one was on the ocean to Isla Ballena with snorkelling, a hard slog including some surf...

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2Thank Ruperto
Naples, Florida
Reviewed 23 February 2013

We had the fortune of reserving a terrible cabin somewhere else, hated it and started driving around to see where we could stay for the next few days. Club Fred was recommended by a guy that had no space in his mountain top villa. Amazing views, kitchen!, and although my husband and I are not usually the ones to hang...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Club Fred Eco Lodge is located above the mouth of the Rio Terraba, the longest river in Central America, where it enters the Pacific. Every room has a spectacular view. Kayak tours are our specialty, but we find many other attractions. Located in Ojochal, near the Ballena National Park. "Where the Adventure Begins". ... more   less 

Additional Information about Club Fred

Address: 100 meters south of Ojochal bridge | 700 Meters East, Ojochal 60502, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Ojochal
Price Range: £52 - £66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“Standard rooms are all you need- get the view and the fresh air!!”
 of 5 bubbles ObligateCarnivore, 20 Feb 2016 | Read review
“I like the cabins, they don't have a view to the ocean but has a view to the rain forest.”
  • Night view outside the cabin - raining a lot
 of 5 bubbles 665renanm, 20 Nov 2015 | Read review
“ask for a room with a view, it's so beautiful,few hotels have such a wonderful landscape, so its better if you can see it from your window”
 of 5 bubbles lauragT8903TP, 20 May 2015 | Read review
“Bamboo room on top but must bring luggage up small metal circular stairs..Great Wildlife & views”
 of 5 bubbles outdoored1121, 14 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Just contact Fred if you have any requirements, he'll be happy to help you”
 of 5 bubbles 197nikkid, 23 Feb 2013 | Read review
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