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Ara Ambigua Lodge

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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good50%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“frog garden”(10 reviews)
“pool table”(3 reviews)
“costa rica”(12 reviews)
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

For me, who came to Costa Rica in search of butterflies and birds, this lodge was great, as the plantings are very natural and mostly native species (unlike the more common lawn with decorative plantings). I found the wildlife there more rewarding than at Tirimbina...More

Thank CtFreddie
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Basic rooms with broken furniture, no safe, no fridge. Very small bathroom. Included breakfast is in buffet style, many fruit flies on the food. Dinner was good though. Bad maintenance of the place; broken pooltable, broken tiles and broken chairs around the swimming pool. Butterfly...More

Thank Esther P
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

This is a hotel but also has a whole range of other facilities included, like a restaurant, a conference centre, some hiking trails, a frog garden. The rooms are spacious but a bit basic. The air conditioning and warm water shower worked well. There was...More

Thank roberthI7584XL
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We had a lovely 2 days stay at this family owned Lodge. Our room was spacious with a balcony surrounded by lush vegetation ( a minor drawback was the small bathroom which could do with being updated). The room was situated between the upper swimming...More

Thank PhillieSW
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The rooms are scattered throughout the property in small cabins often with two rooms in one cabin. Be prepared to walk. Our cabin was up a steep hill and others were the same. The pathways are lined with bushes and flowers. Charming if you don't...More

Thank whtschnauz
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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$81 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$81 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (39)
Room & Suite (22)
Dining (7)
Pool & Beach (4)
Family and Play Areas (6)
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"Rooms up the hill are quieter, especially on weekends when families gather around the lower pool."
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"all rooms are great but i like the ones on the lower end of the property best"
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"Rooms in the 30's are higher up and a bit more difficult to get to with big luggage."
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"If mobility is an issue, this location could be a bit daunting due to the hilly location."
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