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wiltshire
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The nature reserve and the restaurant are the big attractions at Talamanca. There are many miles of walks through the forest and countless species of exotically coloured birds. The standard of cooking is the best we have experienced in CR and the staff are friendly, smiley and efficient. It’s quite a drive up into the mountains from the highway, best...

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Downers Grove, Illinois
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I just returned from CR and spent nights at four different places. This was by-far the best. I can't stress how impressed and pleased I was with the Reserve. Everything, from the staff, to accommodations, to the beautiful scenery and up-keep of the Reserve were excellent. Kenneth the manager was very helpful and the restaurant staff the best. I don't...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights here in one of the garden cabins. The accommodation was immaculate and spacious and the bathroom was excellent. We enjoyed our breakfast on the verandah, overlooking the garden. There was plenty of choice and the hot dishes were well cooked. Dinner was the same, and compared with the prices we paid elsewhere it was good value,...

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in at Talamanca Reserve for lunch after our hike in Cloudbridge Nature Reserve on a whim...what a treat!! Our food was delicious with the portions very generous. We opted for the lemon chicken and the corvina specials. Our waiter was wonderful and very attentive. We sat outside on their veranda and enjoyed watching all kinds of birds during our...

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Den Haag, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Words are inadequate to thank the staff for their thoughtfulness, caring and concern. My partner fell ill just as we arrived and was unable to take advantage of the amazing hikes. But Kenneth, the manager, and all of his staff showed the utmost concern, catering to our every need and recommending an excellent clinic where my partner got very prompt...

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We stayed for 3 nights at the Talamanca reserve, and were greeted and always looked after by the wonderful manager, Kenneth and his staff. All who worked there were always warm and welcoming and delighted to share their fabulous place with visitors, who could quickly feel like friends. The natural aspects, whether plants, flowers, birds etc, were abundant, as you...

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Reviewed 18 December 2016

We stayed 3 nights in a cabin near the river, which has a nice setting and quieter than the cabins near the centre. Kenneth the manager was very helpful and friendly, supported by Jeffry a very good chef, which we didn't expect to find in so remote an area. The centre is quite unusual, but pleasant and welcoming, it has...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016

For hikers who want 4000 acres of gorgeous trails, a lovely bungalow (ask for the river ones) with a great bathroom, off near a thundering river. If you need a goal, there are 10 waterfalls to see, although half of those are for serious hikers unafraid of steep mountain paths. For the semi-serious, we are a reasonably fit couple in...

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Yoakum, Texas
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Yesterday our friends surprised us with a night in one of the cabins at Talamanca Reserve. We were super excited to spend the night in a cabin in the jungle! This is NOT a resort & doesn't claim to be-it is a 4,000 acre reserve that provides more beauty of nature than one can imagine! Once we unpacked our luggage...

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Cardiff
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We stayed four nights in February and had a fantastic time. The accommodation is very clean and comfortable and Kenneth and all the staff really go out of their way to make you feel welcome. The restaurant is first class. The reserve is set in stunning mountain scenery and lets you explore somewhere wild and spectacular without getting lost (a...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome To The Cloud Forest! Come See The Ten Fabulous Waterfalls of Talamanca. Over 4,000 acres of tropical forest in the mountains, at the foot of Central America's highest mountain, Mt.Chirripo, and the Chirripo National Park, Costa Rica. Miles and miles of inexplicable Beauty. Hiking tours to any of our Ten Waterfalls are available. For people who like to hike, we have different trails that take you to each of our ten waterfalls. You will see an extraordinary variety of flora. We also have verry comfortable accommodations; Cabins, Tours, Internet, and excellent restaurant and bar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Talamanca Reserve

Address: San Gerardo de Rivas | Pérez Zeledón, San Gerardo, Chirripo National Park 191-8000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > Chirripo National Park > San Gerardo
Price Range: $64 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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“Book Cabin number four. It's at the end and has a great view from the patio.”
 of 5 bubbles D8451YMscottf, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“the garden cabins are within 30 metres of the bar/restaurant area but are very peaceful”
 of 5 bubbles culkein, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“As everyone else says, the River cabins are probably the best for a quiet stay.”
 of 5 bubbles 121SarahB121, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“River cabins are quieter because if you stay near to the centre you will hear staff vehicles arriving early.”
 of 5 bubbles josephpX518BD, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Suggest the river rooms”
 of 5 bubbles avivahw2015, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
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