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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“mission trip”(4 reviews)
“free wifi”(4 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Wheelchair Access
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Private Balcony
3 Star Hotel
Enjoy the tropic rainforest in a small and welcoming hotel operated by a Costa Rican family just 82 km from San José. At the same time learn about our natural sustainable project, taste our delightful variety of plates in our menu restaurant, rest in superior rooms with queen size beds...
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| En frente plaza deportes, Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui 3069, Costa Rica
52.3 km to Fortuna Airport
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good localisation for rafting. We spent one night with the family . The activity we planned is rafting. The hotel proposed us a horse ride for’30$ per pers. 2 hours. So the family not me did it. They told me it was very good. Nice...More

Thank Jean S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived for a school Spanish trip to numerous bugs in rooms and in beds, doors did not lock, and numerous light bulbs out. Instead of trying to fix these items they gave an excuse for everything. Finally after threatening to call the company and complain...More

Thank Chad G
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

The design of this hotel is excellent, with its long bambú walkways right in the jungle. Our room was very clean and the staff was cordial and professional. However, there is no coffee in the rooms, and you are forced to pay $1 per coffee...More

Thank BonnieNimmo
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Came to the hotel restaurant as a stop at the road to Fortuna and discovered this amazing hotel, located a step from the jungle. During our meal we met Angel, super friendly and nice men who discovered to be a jungle tour guid and suggested...More

Thank Eadan Y
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We had some days in Sarapiqui and took the best hotel at this place, what does not mean anything as the choices are limited. Never the less the hotel based on price/ value is a very good choice. The typical costa Rican open house style...More

Thank Frank L
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Enjoy the tropic rainforest in a small and welcoming hotel operated by a Costa Rican family just 82 km from San José. At the same time learn about our natural sustainable project, taste our delightful variety of ...More plates in our menu restaurant, rest in superior rooms with queen size beds, air conditioning and terrace. Also take advantage of our safari tour on the Sarapiquí River or enjoy our adventure tours in the area. Less
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Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Quieter rooms are at the end of the long passage on stilts."
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"Corner room big, big balcony and bath"
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"I had a superior room"
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"The rooms nearer to the reception seemed to be cleaner, less moldy."
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