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    Rancho Naturalista

    1 Km este de Tuis de Turrialba | Tayutic, Turrialba 7150, Costa Rica
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          Traveller (284)
          Dining (40)
          Room & Suite (38)
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          Overview
          • Excellent82%
          • Very good13%
          • Average2%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
          Travellers talk about
          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Room Service
          Suites
          Multilingual Staff
          Wheelchair Access
          Laundry Service
          Private Balcony
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          Reviewed 29 March 2017

          It is hard to evaluate this place but I want to be honest. I am here with a group of photographers for a Hummingbird workshop using multi-flash. Besides the Hummers, there are all kinds of other birds to see. Based on that, I would have...More

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          Response from RanchoNaturalista, Manager at Rancho Naturalista

          Thank you for your honest opinion and your nice review! First of all, we are very happy that you found our food excellent - we will pass those comments onto the chefs and they will be really pleased to hear it! I'm also really glad...More

          Reviewed 23 March 2017

          My sister and I stayed at Rancho Naturalista for 2 nights in early March. It was a highlight of our trip, with excellent wildlife watching, especially birds. The hummingbird feeders on the deck were a real treat to watch as was the garden below where...More

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          Response from LisaErb_CR, Manager at Rancho Naturalista

          Your review was a real pleasure for us to read! Thank you so much. We are really happy that you enjoyed the amazing variety of birds here at Rancho Naturalista and that our expert guides helped you to make the most of them. It is...More

          Reviewed 22 March 2017

          Thank you to Lisa, Bridget, Mario, the rest of the staff and last but by no means least Harry for making our 4 night stay so good. 101 species of birds seen well including Sunbitterns plus Blue Morpho butterflies in the pasture. A special thank...More

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          Response from LisaErb_CR, Manager at Rancho Naturalista

          Thank you so much for this lovely review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us – it was our pleasure to have you as guests, and it was great to be able to celebrate your wife’s birthday with you. Harry will be...More

          Reviewed 17 March 2017

          This property has a number of feeders for hummingbirds and it puts out fruit to attract other birds. As a result, you can see and photograph an amazing array of birds here. The rooms are very old, have few electrical outlets, and the outlets don't...More

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          Response from LisaErb_CR, Manager at Rancho Naturalista

          At Rancho Naturalista we strive to make each of our guest’s vacation at our lodge a special time for them. We understand all that goes into planning a nice vacation and we do not like for anyone to be disappointed. Because of this we are...More

          Reviewed 16 March 2017

          You've read it all before. Great location, amazing wildlife right outside you door. Fantastically helpful birders on the staff and best of all I got my Sunbittern image that I wanted. We even experienced a couple of minor earthquakes whilst in bed. We'll go back

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          Response from LisaErb_CR, Manager at Rancho Naturalista

          Thank you for the very nice review! We are pleased that you got the Sunbittern image that you wanted and even experienced a couple of small earthquakes while you were here. You are welcome back anytime!

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          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Free Internet
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Room Service
          • Laundry Service
          • Breakfast Available
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$125 - US$153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Suites
          • Number of rooms
          • 14
          • Location
          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of Cartago >
          • Turrialba
          • Also Known As
          • Rancho Naturalista Turrialba ,
          • Rancho Naturalista Hotel Turrialba
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          Traveller (284)
          Dining (40)
          Room & Suite (38)
          Hotel & Grounds (241)
          Family and Play Areas (39)
          Bathroom (2)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          romyhr
          Can you arrange a transfer from San Jose Hamton inn for my wife and me to Ranco Naturalista? We plan to come in February or March, maybe sooner if room available. We do not yet have a room reservation, muchas gracias. Dr. Robert Myhr
          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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          Suzanne R
          A question for serious bird photographers. I'm wondering if the birds you see are primarily in good light (meaning, you're able to get decent shutter speed with reasonable ISO), or do they tend to be in deep shadows - from the photos of the area, it does look like there is a lot of tree cover. Just thought I'd ask ahead of time. :)
          23 July 2016|
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          Response from Jamey B | Reviewed this property |
          I'm neither a photographer nor a serious bird enthusiast, but I can share the experience of my relatives who are both. Many of the birds we saw on our hikes from Rancho Naturalista were high in trees or on the outer... More
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          wheresmylenscap
          Hello! Does anyone know if it is possible to visit the Ranch for a day trip without booking a room? We have sadly already booked our stay elsewhere and can't cancel. But I am a huge hummingbird lover and this sounds like a great place to see them without having to go out of our way to do it. If we can go for a day trip, do we need to book a guided tour or can we wander on our own? And is there a cost involved to do it on our own, if that's possible? We will of course have a meal there! Thanks!
          7 February 2015|
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          Response from LisaErb_CR | Property representative |
          The policy for guests who are wanting to birdwatch at Rancho Naturalista but are not staying at the lodge because the lodge is full or due to other factors is the following: You must contact us in advance to make a... More
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          Room Tips
          "I am already booked room # 4 for my next year trip"
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          "I stayed in room 5 and loved it. Very comfortable and even had a little "sun room"."
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          "Quietest rooms are in a building separate from the main one."
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          "rooms opening out onto the upper deck were nicest...but can be noisy as one reviewer stated"
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