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    Rio Chirripo Retreat

    50 meters north of the cemetary, San Gerardo, Chirripo National Park 11904, Costa Rica
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Room & Suite (42)
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    Overview

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    • Very good4%
    • Average0%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “hot tub” (20 reviews)
    “the river” (47 reviews)
    “oriana” (41 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    Spa
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    Savegre Hotel, Natural Reserve & Spa
    705 reviews
    #2 of 4 hotels in San Gerardo de Dota
     
    Paraiso Quetzal Lodge
    221 reviews
    #1 of 11 Speciality lodging in San Gerardo de Dota
     
    Hotel de Montana El Pelicano
    74 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in San Gerardo
     
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    #1 of 4 hotels in San Gerardo de Dota
     
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    1 - 5 of 142 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Set in a natural amphitheater of mountains and cloud forest, Rio Chirripo Retreat is indescribably relaxing and enjoyable. We have been to Costa Rica many times and visited the Rio Chirripo valley before. There is something magical about this valley. The air and water are...More

    Thank Christopher T
    Response from RiochirripoLodge, Owner at Rio Chirripo Retreat

    Every once in awhile the perfect confluence of travelers and place occurs. I am always impressed by people who recognize they are in a good place and know how to relax and enjoy their time where they are. When I read your review, the way...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Thoughtfully crafted beautiful villas in the pristine mountains. Kind of feel like family there with a communal dining experience. Didn't realize how good we had it with warm days and pleasant evenings until we went to the sweltering coast for the second half of our...More

    Thank goodmandmd
    Response from RiochirripoLodge, Owner at Rio Chirripo Retreat

    Thank you for writing this nice review. I'm glad your family had such a great expierience at Rio Chirripo. We enjoyed having you stay with us, I love hearing the laughter of children around the place. I hope we will see you again whenever you...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We absolutely loved the lodge! Clean air, clean food, beautiful location, lots to do and the staff was more than lovely! We got help on everything we needed, our wants were really taken into consideration. Everything was clean and well constructed. Just gorgeous!More

    Thank heidimarietta
    Response from RiochirripoLodge, Owner at Rio Chirripo Retreat

    Thank you so much for taking the time to write this very nice review. I'm glad that you chose Rio Chirripo Lodge for your Semana Santa get away. We enjoyed your company and we look forward to seeing you again. Whenever you want to get...More

    Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

    There's always an element of uncertainty when going back to a place one's fallen in love with; a sort of "Can it REALLY have been that wonderful, magical, mystical..."? line of thinking. In this case, with revisiting Frank & Ori's creation in the Talamanca Mts.,...More

    1  Thank johndD6906AQ
    Response from RiochirripoLodge, Owner at Rio Chirripo Retreat

    It is a pleasure for us to have you John. It really makes the hard work part of our lives feel so worth it when we hear from you Rio has successfully imparted the Pura Vida we intended. Rio was created for people like you...More

    Reviewed 19 March 2017

    We stayed there 2 nights. Everything was perfect. Let's list some of the best points: 1. Superb place, beautiful cabins and surroundings. We had view on the mountain, with a big terrace, it was really lovely. Then you have the river, a pool and a...More

    Thank Frédéric G
    Response from RiochirripoLodge, Owner at Rio Chirripo Retreat

    Wow, thank you so much, I love the itemized positive points! Like you I also look forward to starting the day with Rio's world famous breakfast. I hope you will visit again, it will be a pleasure to have you anytime.

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    221 reviews
    #1 of 11 Speciality lodging in San Gerardo de Dota
     
    Hotel de Montana El Pelicano
    74 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in San Gerardo
     
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of San Jose >
    • Chirripo National Park >
    • San Gerardo
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    Traveller (152)
    Room & Suite (42)
    Pool & Beach (19)
    Dining (12)
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Joanne T
    Can you tell me what is included in the lodge? Is yoga and/or hiking trips (any excursions) included or are they separate charges? Thanks!
    24 April 2017|
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    Response from RiochirripoLodge | Property representative |
    Dear Joanne, The room rate only includes breakfast. So, tours for hiking & yoga classes involve separate charges. In regards to yoga classes we offer regular & private ones. Regular yoga classes are available on Mondays... More
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    Karen C
    My husband and I are interested in staying at your retreat but do not know how to get the rates of your rooms...please advise...we will need accomodations for Dec. 7 - departing on Dec. 10th 2014..thanks..Karen
    31 October 2014|
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    Response from RiochirripoLodge | Property representative |
    Hello Karen, please check our website for rates. Trip advisor won't let me add our website, it's the name of the lodge. Links, contact information, and advertising are not permitted. If you have any questions or would like... More
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