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connecticut
Reviewed 20 February 2014 via mobile

My husband and I found LaCarolina lodge while looking for a place to stay near Rincon here on TA. La Carolina is NOT near Rincon but it looked so awesome we decided to change our course and head to La Carolina and the Rio Celeste. We stayed for two nights. It was a very easy drive for us from our...

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Breda, The Netherlands
Reviewed 18 February 2014

I stayed in La Carolina Lodge with my family who came and visit me in December during my internship in Costa Rica. We travelled from the carribean coast to the pacific and I am so glad we stopped at La Carolina Lodge!! Due to a change in travel we could only stay 1 night but even that one night made...

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1Thank Hollantica
healdsburg, ca
Reviewed 6 February 2014

I have been coming to La Carolina for 8 years. I have purposely not written a review because when I first came here, La Carolina was so wonderful I didn't want to share it w/ other people. I used to stay here before they had electricity, when only 3 local women ran the lodge. Well the secret is out, and...

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Muri, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 February 2014

It's awesome this place - in the nature directly next to a river. The own built jacuzzi is fantastic. The food and the kitchen you can look at is so familiar. We also really enjoyed to eat on a big table and the connection to the others because of that was great! We did horse riding, the kids just love...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2014

We had two nights here at the end of our stay in Costa Rica, and were lucky to stay in the river cabin, which everyone says is the nicest place to stay (in a very nice place!). It is, as described by most other reviewers, lovely. The place itself is lush and green, with lots of birds around. The river...

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1Thank Anna_Durrance_Bagale
Rockville, Maryland
Reviewed 30 January 2014

The best place I've ever been! It was the most relaxing and beautiful place our family has ever stayed. The food and people and peace are amazing! I could stay forever, I think. My only regret in writing on TripAdvisor is that the world and its masses will discover this place! So, trying not to be selfish--it is magical. Simply...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2014

Go here. That is all. Oh, this has to be 200 characters. Okay. Well, the hosts are the nicest people in the hemisphere, and the hot tub is fashioned from the daydreams you have back home. The food is close to perfect, and they have hammocks the size of a town square.

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2Thank Ben S
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Reviewed 5 January 2014

I had read about La Carolina for years and was determined that my next trip was going to include it - I'm so glad! This rustic farm is truly a gem and shows the best of Costa Rica. Bill and Karien are lovely hosts and provided much information prior to arrival. Three of us stayed in the cabin above the...

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Reviewed 26 November 2013 via mobile

Before going to La Carolina Lodge, I couldn't imagine how this should be a highlight of our trip... But it definitely turned out to be the highlight. Great staff, excellent organic and local food, great views, excellent river swims, horseback riding and hiking on the own trail as well as in Rio Celeste which is close by - it was...

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1Thank kausmuc
Pinole, California
Reviewed 19 November 2013

Sloths, toucans, great food, awesome people. What more do you want? Oh, how about a wood fired hot tub next to a creek? Yeah, there's one of those. Put simply, go here. This place is what makes Costa Rica awesome.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about La Carolina Lodge

Address: San Miguel | Bijagua, Bijagua de Upala 21301, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Bijagua de Upala
Price Range: $156 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
La Carolina Hotel Province Of Guanacaste
Hotel La Carolina
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