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Hotel Cerro Lodge

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Fareham, UK
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely place, beautiful setting, comfortable and clean rooms. Only minor negative was food wasn't great but perfectly acceptable. Birding in the grounds and along the access road is good. The macaws are pretty impressive. Good location for access to Carara and Croc tours

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice lodge well located in the mountain with comfortable rooms and swimming pool. The staff is very friendly. Birds and monkeys come every morning to have breakfast with you :-). 5 minutes drive from the national park.

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel's reception/restaurant/lounge overlooks the Gulf of Nicoya and Nicoya Peninsula over the tops of a forested area. Great sunset shots. You can walk down a secluded road all the way to the 'Croc Bridge' over the Rió Tárcoles - approx. 6 km. The rooms are clean and spacious and AC works well. Best hot showers we've experienced in Costa...

Makati, Philippines
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Every morning the macaws, mostly scarlet & yellow, fly overhead on their way to the coast, and each evening they return, occasionally stopping to perch in the trees around the property where many other birds with sweet songs can be seen & heard. No tv here, just clean, comfortable & quiet rooms. The pool is cleaned every day, and the...

Dijon, France
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We saw macaws fly over this lodge last year. This year we watched a whole resplendent family having their breakfast. We watched families of howler monkeys dancing through the trees round the pool, humming birds supping nectar, blue tanagers, red-winged blackbirds on the feeders. We loved again the bathrooms open to the sky, the mango forest, the fabulous gardens. The...

Gatineau, Canada
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Room was comfortable, open bathroom allowed some small creatures to enjoy your company while showering :-) We only ate there for breakfast (that was included). The food is good but basic: scrambled eggs, pancakes, rice with beans, cereals. Being a birdwatcher, I was a bit disappointed, the number of birds were not as great as I expected. We can sure...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We went here primarily to see scarlet macaws. At first we were told that they might not be around during the rainy season, but on the advice of the concierge we drove 3 km down a nearby road. On the way scarlet macaws dropped nuts and twigs on our car, and then perched in a nearby tree for breakfast, where...

Reviewed 26 May 2016

The room was clean and spacious but the air conditioning hadn't been turned on, the windows were closed and it was like an oven. My wife took one look at the outdoor toilet and decided the place was a dump. She revised her opinion slightly later but was still unhappy about a cold shower (if there was meant to be...

Olympia, Washington
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Cerro Lodge is perched on a hill, giving nice territorial and sunset views. Scarlet Macaws often fly in for breakfast in some of the tall trees. Since our last visit, AC has been added to the cabins, which helps a lot, as it can be very hot. We enjoyed the outdoor bathroom. Meals were good, with lots of fresh vegetables....

Olympia, Washington
Reviewed 28 April 2016

This was our second stay and well worth it. They added air conditioning which was necessary given the high 30s temperatures. The open-air bathroom/shower (screened) is wonderful. The pool is also nice. The food was good. While we were there most meals were off of a small menu, only one or two buffets. Full meals with soup, salad, entree, vegetables,...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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Strongly recommended for Birdwatchers and Photographers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Cerro Lodge

Address: Intermedios Tarcoles, Garabito 4023, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Garabito
Price Range: £51 - £98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Cerro Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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“The best rooms are lower down. Washing the sheets at dawn can be noisy in the rooms up near the road.”
 of 5 bubbles Gymnotus, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“try not to have no 5!”
 of 5 bubbles brillandhen, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room 21 and loved it. Close to parking and the restaurant. Huge bathroom, ice cold a/c”
 of 5 bubbles zookeeperOrlando, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Go for cabana that's on the higher level”
 of 5 bubbles brilandhen, 13 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for bungalow with outdoor shower. The views from the dining area are stunning”
 of 5 bubbles flamingo832, 19 Feb 2016 | Read review
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