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Selva Verde Lodge

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A cottage feeling in a wonderful environment. Bird lovers paradise! Simple rooms, nothing special, but different and OK. Breakfast was very good. A lof of small frogs and birds, nice to walk in the park on your own on both sides of the road.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We LOVED this place from the minute we walked in and were welcomed by Gus, who has to be the friendliest man in all of Costa Rica! There was nothing particularly special about the rooms or the food or the beds etc- but the overall environment and the amount we learnt and did in just a 2 night stay was...

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Laguepie, France
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was my second visit .. first visit 25 years ago .. The place had changed .. has been seriously commercialized .. (many groups / birders )everything well organized Service is impeccable :great and friendly staff, good food (Italian restaurant is to be recommended ) The traffic has seriously increased in Costa rica and unfortunately big trucks with lots of...

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Placitas, New Mexico
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was one of the original eco-lodges and has grown in reputation. Rooms are nice and beds are firm. Meals are good with many options available. (This was a welcome relief after staying at several lodges with rather rustic accommodations and meals). The place is huge and a magnet for students, bird-lovers, nature-seekers, and conservationists. Be advised that the rooms...

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Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the room. We were in Room 42 on the river. Could sit on our deck and watch birds for hours. Chiggars were an issue. Pool was nice. Night safari fun.Saw a poisonous snake. Bird guide was just ok. Food typical Costa Rican. Limited selection.

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights at the Selva Verde Lodge because we wanted to be close to the La Selva Biological station (just a 15 minute drive down the road) and wanted a pool for our younger son. We booked the Chilamate Apartment and it was very nice - 2 good size bedrooms, 3 bathrooms (2 upstairs, 1 downstairs), a nice...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Increíble! Beautiful! We did the chocolate tour which is definitely worth doing. We also swam in the river and did the long walk around. Highly recommend all!! The beds/rooms are perfect. Clean and specious. The breakfast overall was fine.. a little basic. Take note that there are two restaurants and if you buy the deal of lunch and dinner you...

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Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for one night as part of the TUI "Grand tour of Costa Rica. A fabulous eco lodge, jungle walks, coati's, agouti's, sloths, a variety of frogs, snakes and insects. As the the birds...wow. We got up at 5.00 am and saw over 30 species in 2-3 hours. Outstanding.The facilities are good, the guides excellent. Our only regret is we...

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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would give this place 5 stars for location and proximity to the rain forest. It is right on the doorstep. Some people staying didn't need to go out of the grounds, especially the keen photographers who just set up their equipment and waited for the wildlife. We saw sloths, poison dart frogs, howler monkeys, turtles, iguanas, toucans, and a...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in one of the bungalows across the road from the main hotel which was lovely and peaceful. The breakfast buffet was excellent and being able to sit with your coffee and watch the birds at the bird feeder was a big plus. We went on the self-guided walk and enjoyed that and saw a lot of wildlife as...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Selva Verde is more than a lodge and more than a rainforest reserve. It is your gateway into a magical world of towering Almendro trees, Mantled Howler Monkeys, and Keel Billed Toucans. Immerse yourself in tropical nature as you hike through deep green forest or reflect quietly in a comfortable hammock. Discover something new as you encounter Selva Verde's amazing wildlife and vibrant people. Rekindle your sense of wonder and experience the out-of-the-ordinary. Experience Selva Verde! Located just 2 hours from San Jose, Selva Verde provides easy access to the wonders of the rainforest. For over 30 years, we have been a haven for nature enthusiasts from around the world. Our abundant biodiversity, comfortable rainforest lodge, and exciting activities are ideal for adventure seekers, bird and wildlife watchers, students, and families. Come explore Selva Verde's 500 acres of vibrant tropical nature in the heart of Costa Rica's Sarapiqui Canton. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Selva Verde Lodge

Address: | 9 Kms from Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui, 553069, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Heredia > Sarapiqui
Price Range: $161 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Selva Verde Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 58
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“The river front room have a stunning view!”
Brightonellie, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“rooms near the river at the end of the lodge were our favorites”
Thebuganiac, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask to be located for away from the student groups as they tend to be noisy at night”
klperi, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 42 is on the river.”
storeclerk, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The rooms further onto the property are quiet - the apartment is not”
747jackiee, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
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