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Poas Lodge and Restaurant

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09/04/2017 10/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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london
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed there for one night only on our way to Poas Volcano and it's ideally located to beat the crowds in the morning. Double room was basic but cozy and the hosts were friendly. The only issue was the unpleasant smell from the shower drains all the time. We woke up to an amazing sunrise and had the huge pancakes...

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barracudasa, Owner at Poas Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and your review. We are glad you found our home ok. We apologize for the odor you refer to. It would be nice to know what room you stayed in. In the future and always in our home, it may be beneficial to alert us and maybe we can fix the problem. This would...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Honestly, we almost drove past this place trying to find it -- it has a small footprint off the road and looks like it would be a bar/restaurant. But once you step inside, it's like walking into a cosy, rustic lodge that has a warm inviting personality. Two brothers from Texas own & operate the lodge, which was intriguing in...

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barracudasa, Owner at Poas Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write your detailed review. We are lucky we have the huge sign on the building letting you know it is Poas lodge. We are glad the weather was good for you guys and you got to see the sites. We try to make everyone feel at home since it is our home also. We...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 30 January 2017

My wife especially wanted to see the volcano and learned the best way to do so was early in the morning; the best way to arrange that was to stay nearby. So we did. I'll let you get the story of how the two brothers who own it came to own it from the brothers themselves, former Texans, super friendly...

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barracudasa, Owner at Poas Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks guys. We are happy you get It! Life is all about "enjoying and living It" which is what we are trying To do. Our goal here is to have our guests (family) feel like they are home. After all it is our home and we want everyone to enjoy it. We appreciate the kinds words and enjoyed your visit....

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night before heading back to the airport the next day. It's the perfect location for the Poas Volcano and only an hours drive to/from the airport. We were greeted by the most warm and welcoming hosts. They advised us to go straight to the volcano whilst the view was clear. Meanwhile our bags were taken...

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barracudasa, Owner at Poas Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks Julie for taking the time to write your review. We enjoyed your visit to our home and are happy you enjoyed it as well. We hope you had a great Time in Costa Rica and wish you a great new year. Jimmie is hugging the pup as I type. Pura Vida! Stephan and Jimmir

Salida, Colorado
Reviewed 30 December 2016

If you are visiting the Poas Volcano, stay here. The guys are amazing, the accommodations are comfortable, and the price is right. Breakfast was delicious, and Jimmy gave excellent guidance on what to do with a dreary day. If you are expecting the Ritz, don't bother these guys - they have a great understanding of conservation, preserving character and pura...

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barracudasa, Owner at Poas Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks guys for choosing our home as a place to stay while on your vacation. Hopefully you had a great trip and got to try some surfing and other adventures while in Costa Rica! We hope you had a great family Christmas and wish you the best New Year. Pura Vida! Stephan and Jimmie.

Reviewed 24 December 2016

Stephan and Jimmy's friendly service was Great..they had answers and advice for our many, many questions. The Lodge oozes with modest, rustic charm. Our room had a spectacular view! The king bed was comfortable with a thick, cozy down comforter that made for a great nights sleep in that cool environment with whipping winds and lashing rain (December, dress warm)....

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barracudasa, Owner at Poas Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taína the time yo write your review. We enjoyed your families time in our home. We hope your time in Costa Rica was great. Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and happy new year. Pura Vida! Stephan y jimmie

Reviewed 16 December 2016

We stayed here just one night but this is a great spot with a great view. It was dark by the time we arrived here from the airport, but waking up in the morning to that amazing view out our room was great. The dining room had an even more spectacular panoramic view, and breakfast pancakes were huge (by my...

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barracudasa, Owner at Poas Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks to you both for your visit to our home. We hope you had a wonderful time in costa rica and wishing you a merry christmas and happy new year. pura vida! stephan and jimmie

Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

The owners are very charming people, the place beatifull and the views astonishing. We also have supper and enjoied it so much, the food itself fantastic, the music and the whole atmosphere made such a great experience. I will definitely come back .

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barracudasa, Owner at Poas Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you guys for taking the time to write a review. We are glad our little home was enjoyable to you both. We try to make sure everyone is comfortable and relaxed up here. We wish you the most Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Pura Vida! Stephan and Jimmie

Nuneaton
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

The lodge is very easy to find - it's Google maps location is accurate. It's only about an hours drive from the airport and we managed to find it no problem - even in the dark. (I wouldn't recommend it in the dark but it is doable!) The location is superb. Fantastic views from every room. The lounge/restaurant area is...

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barracudasa, Owner at Poas Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

Hola Gents, Thank you guys for starting your vacation in our home. We are glad you enjoyed your experience here and got off to a good start of your vacation. We try to make sure everyone is relaxed, comfortable and happy. We hope you have a wonderful time in Costa Rica and thank you again for letting us be a...

Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I began our trip in Costa Rica by staying in Poas Lodge for 2 nights and well we couldn’t have started our trip with anywhere nicer! After a difficult journey due to flight cancellations and lost luggage, we were very warmly welcomed by Stephan and his brother Jimmy. They gave us a wonderful room, with the most...

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barracudasa, Owner at Poas Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks guys for staying in our little home on top the volcano. We are glad you enjoyed your visit with us even though you had no luggage until late the second night. You could have very well been upset. You turned it into a positive and lived life. A true sign of a seasoned traveler and persons who can relax...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated near the summit of Poas Volcano, this is the ideal place to relax and enjoy the most spectacular views of the central valley of Costa Rica. We are just 5 minutes to Poas Volcano National Park, 10 miles to La Paz Waterfall Gardens and 45 minutes to the airport. Poas Lodge is more a B&B than your typical lodge. We offer clean, comfortable rooms at reasonable rates. We also offer free wi-fi, cable and coffee machines in rooms. Our restuarant is open for guest most nights with a fresh daily menu. Breakfast is included with the rooms. The atmosphere is just amazing at our lodge, just ask any of our happy guests. We invite you to visit our home. Children 8 years old or older can be accommodated at the property. Check-in is from 3pm to 8 pm local hotel time; Check-in after 8pm requires advance notice. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Poas Lodge and Restaurant

Address: 4kms before the entrance to Poas Volcano National Park, Poas Volcano National Park 20801, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Poas Volcano National Park
Price Range: $101 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Poas Lodge and Restaurant 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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