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    La Carolina Lodge

    San Miguel | Bijagua, Bijagua de Upala 21301, Costa Rica
    011 506 2466 6393
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    • Excellent88%
    • Very good8%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “the river” (108 reviews)
    “hot tub” (75 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Rooftop Bar
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    Special Offer: Free Horseback Ride!
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    Reviewed 24 June 2014

    This was probably one of our favorite experiences in Costa Rica. The owners, Bill and Karien, were both on site during our stay. They were pretty busy but managed us a night in the very super river cabin with its own wood-fired spa bath and...More

    Thank David C
    Reviewed 21 June 2014

    My husband and I stayed in the Toucan cabin for three nights and had a wonderful time. The back deck of the cabin with wood fired hot tub was a perfect place to relax and read, the property is beautiful, and we loved our visit...More

    Thank Sarah C
    Reviewed 6 June 2014

    I live in Tamarindo, Costa Rica and every time I need to get away I always go to La Caroline Lodge. There is just something about this place that makes it absolutely magical! The gardens are beyond gorgeous, the stone hot tub heated by fire...More

    Thank annietamarindo
    Reviewed 29 May 2014

    We visited La Carolina May 17-18 for our honeymoon. We stayed in Playa Flamingo the first 4 nights and were reluctant to leave the beach...however once we got off the pan American highway on the road towards the lodge we were mesmerized by the scenery:...More

    1  Thank Megan L
    Reviewed 26 May 2014

    We stayed here in January and loved it. My girlfriend and I decided to go for the luxury side of things and stayed in their Toucan cabin. We usually don't do this but the rates were pretty resonable and figured why not. This place was...More

    Thank Jeff T
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    • Free Internet
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    • Restaurant
    • Hot Tub
    • Price range
    • US$110 - US$130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Bijagua de Upala
    • Also Known As
    • La Carolina Hotel Province Of Guanacaste ,
    • Hotel La Carolina
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    Pool & Beach (9)
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    10 August 2017|
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    Response from JackBJack | Reviewed this property |
    I would ask them. We were with a guide who drove us everywhere. This place is a dream! Recommended: 3 nights ... it give you a chance to settle into the serenity.
    17 February 2017|
    Response from Kl-brise | Reviewed this property |
    Dear Mary, yes there are mosquitos and the cabins are kind of rustic, meaning there are gaps around doors or the floorboards are not completely sealed but the Windows have screens plus a mosquito net over your bed. If you... More
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    "Each room is different - Mariposa is right next to the River, Amapola is a two-bedroom cabin."
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    "Toucan is close to the water, and that can be loud for some or relaxing for others."
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    "All cabins are rustic, charming and the river will lull you to sleep."
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    "Visit Rio Celeste and take your own alcohol"
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