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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“the river”(119 reviews)
“horseback riding”(61 reviews)
“hot tub”(78 reviews)
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Reviewed 18 February 2016

So glad I had the chance to stay here-- It is really amazing!! Beautiful surroundings, wonderful people, remote location but still close enough to do several different day-trips to other sites in Costa Rica. The meals are all home-cooked over a wood fire... best food...More

Thank Abigail A
Reviewed 16 February 2016

I truly cannot say enough good things about this place. Not only is it beautiful and tranquil - it is a magical place. We absolutely loved it here. We live down by the beaches of Costa Rica and coming here was so cool and refreshing....More

Thank LopezHome
Reviewed 10 February 2016

My friends who live in Tamarido were reluctant to make the journey to La Carolina lodge with me because they were not sure about not having electric. It sounded too primitive. However, once there they thanked me for suggesting the 2.5 hour drive from the...More

Thank alleninky
Reviewed 1 February 2016

We decided at the very last minute to go to Costa Rica (again - 3rd trip) with others in our family (See Carol S "True Pura Vida") in January of 2016. We started our trip at La Carolina Lodge and it set the perfect beginning...More

3  Thank Suzie H
Reviewed 29 January 2016

La Carolina is hands down my favorite place to stay in Costa Rica. Bill and Karien are impeccable hosts and go out of their way to make their guests feel at home. The grounds are beautiful, the staff is friendly, and professional, and guests are...More

Thank DANA C
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Things to do
Restaurant
Hot Tub
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Price range
US$110 - US$130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$110 - US$130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (327)
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Dining (15)
Pool & Beach (11)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Debi S
14 December 2017|
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Response from catharina1 | Property representative |
Yes, all bathrooms have hot showers
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cadkenzie
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.
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"Mariposa was rustic and noisy due to the river, but in the best way possible."
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"Riverfront might be too noisy for some-based on other reviews-but I enjoyed the white noise it provided."
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"The rooms are very comfortable and had everything that I needed. I would have brought a few pairs of thick..."
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"We loved hearing the sound of the rushing river and the rain falling on the tin roof at night! All cabins are..."
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