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Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here one night before heading to the international airport. Our room was spacious and well appointed. Shower forceful and water hot. The downside was the climate inside. There were no screens, no air conditioning and no heat and it was raining. Once we closed the windows to keep bugs out it became stuffy. Adding a fan would be...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's my second time on this lodge and I still amazed with the breathtaking views of the Turrialba Volcano and Valley. The lodge is managed by the owners so the service is nice and quick and they make you feel like you're a part of their family, also they serve very tasty food options and there is a good variety...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

This was our last stop in Costa Rica before going home, and we loved it. The hotel was almost empty giving it a more romantic feel. The food was good, we had a great view of the Volcano from our room. Our hostesses were nice. Couldn't go up to the Volcano because it was active at the time, making it...

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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent hotel accommodations. Loved the views, food was excellent with excellent staff help. Loved everything about this hotel Went to tour Irazu volcano A must see. Was lucky enough to see Turrialba volcano erupt. Gardens beautiful. Would definitely return. Cool weather. Just loved everything about this location and hotel. Definitely go there and stay for a few nights if you...

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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

I loved my stay at the Guayabo lodge. The owners are some of the kindest people I've met while traveling in Costa Rica and they've hired an equally kind staff. The owners of this hotel are very involved in the community here in Santa Cruz and the nearby city of Turrialba. As such they have proven very helpful in finding...

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Florida
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Wonderful, kind and informative hosts ... clean and nicely decorated rooms with comfortable beds ... best dinner I have had in Costa Rica ... great location for volcano watching and visiting the Guayabo Archeological site ... beautiful landscaping and gardens. Honestly could find nothing wrong with this accommodation.

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europe
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

The lodge is very clean and rooms have great views to Turialba volcano. It was active when we were there. We arrived late night and they were very accommodating. The owners and staff are very friendly. My husband was doing paragliding course near by and I was about board and owner arranged a private cooking class for me. Thank you...

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St. Thomas
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights at this place. Not only is the view incredible but also the friendliest staff and owners. I was paragliding and the site is only 10 min. Away . My wife did a cooking class in this Hotel and loved it. The rooms are very clean and since you are in over 4000 ft altitude the air...

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Conway, Arkansas
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I flew to San Jose for a "bucket list" experience to see an active volcano - Turriabla. I checked TripAdvisor for a nearby hotel as I picked up my rental car. Thanks to the reviews by former guests, I chose Hotel Guayabo Lodge on faith. I called the hotel around 5:00 PM. and they assured me they would be waiting...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We were really impressed with this lovely set of rooms hidden high on the hills above Turrialba. Would be a great place to spend an extended time. The room had a large bathroom and shower and a little kitchenette. The views of the valley were amazing. The staff was friendly, helpful and accommodating. White water rafting was spectacular!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Guayabo Lodge is a 24 room cozy mountain eco-Lodge located in the outskirts of the Turrialba volcano, 2 hours from the airport. Excellent rooms and magnificent views. Enjoy nature, rafting, canopy or hiking, tour the smoking volcano, visit the Guayabo Archaeological Park or the CATIE botanical garden. Our restaurant offers a selected menu of Costa Rican and international dishes, taking advantage of tropical ingredients and creations from Guayabo Lodge Cooking School. Our bar is open every evening and offers a great selection of fruit juices, cocktails, beers and wines. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Guayabo Lodge

Address: Sur del Cementerio de Sta Cruz 300 m | Santa Cruz de Turrialba, Turrialba 30504, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Cartago > Turrialba
Price Range: £77 - £109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Guayabo Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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“All the bedrooms are very confortable, the bathrooms super clean and well designed, zero noise! excellent place to rest!!”
 of 5 bubbles Martinsin, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
“I think ask most have view.”
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“Volcano view rooms are at the back. Garden rooms at the front.”
 of 5 bubbles LouGibney, 2 Oct 2015 | Read review
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