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Rancho Naturalista

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“family style”(15 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

I wish I could give Rancho Naturalista a rating of 6 instead of just 5! This place was more than I could have imagined. Lisa and her staff kept us happy and well fed the entire time. They are all incredibly friendly and helpful. The...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Someone told me, "If you come to Costa Rica and it doesn't rain, we'll give you your money back." Well if it's going to rain, I can't think of anywhere I'd rather be than on the covered viewing deck, at Rancho Naturalista. Sit back and...More

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Response from LisaErb_CR, Manager at Rancho NaturalistaResponded 5 January 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review! It sure is a good saying for Costa Rica -"If you come to Costa Rica and it doesn't rain, we'll give you your money back."- Most certainly true that it will rain since you will be in...More

Reviewed 29 December 2017

My room was lovely, with a balcony overlooking bird feeders. Coffee was waiting every morning on the balcony. The staff was amazing, the birding great. The meals were plentiful and delicious. They prepared a Christmas dinner with turkey and all the trimmings, plus a musical...More

Thank claudialew1999
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

The people at this lodge were the best. Always available and helpful. Lots of birds right at lodge. Warblers come to bathe in pools,hummers to feeders and many others fly in and out all day. The food was excellent and plentiful and the beds were...More

Thank wino873
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Beautiful location, excellent service, out of this world cuisine and best birding grounds. Lisa and the staff make sure you are well taken care of during your stay. It is like going home to your family estate. Loved it!

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Free Parking
Free Internet
Restaurant
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
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Price range
US$125 - US$153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$125 - US$153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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superlib
27 January 2018|
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Response from lizzier17 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I arrived mid afternoon on arrival and left after breakfast on the departure day so wouldn't have been affected if there were limits ! Sorry this probably doesn't help but I'm sure if you drop them an email they will be... More
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mjs-fl
12 July 2017|
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Response from RanchoNaturalista | Property representative |
Hello and Saludos from all of us here at Rancho Naturalista! Although many of our guests do come with a tour group we also have guests that prefer to come on their own. We try to help our guests plan every detail, from... More
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romyhr
23 November 2016|
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Response from LisaErb_CR | Property representative |
Hello sorry for the delay I didn't see your message! Yes we can arrange for a local taxi driver from our area who will pick you up at The Hampton Inn or any other hotel that you would like to be picked up from. He also will... More
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"Sunbitten is right over kitchen so a little noisier first thing in the morning. Rooms off of the shared..."
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"Cotinga room is not very private as facing the main birdwatching deck; If you travel by car you definitely..."
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"Rooms in the main lodge have better views and accessibility to services, but are noisier as staff arrive to..."
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"Rooms in the main house are more convenient but all can use the main balcony for bird viewing."
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