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Tacoma, Washington
Reviewed 27 January 2016

My buddies, Josh, and I stayed in one of the dorms. It was dorm three to be exact. Very quaint lodging, but it just had that cozy feel. We enjoyed watching the sunset with friends, and learning all about plants, mammals, and insects. The naturalists were super kind, and I enjoyed the experience.

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Thank Max H
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Great weather, food, and people, what more could you ask for? The UGA Ecolodge was an amazingly beautiful place to stay. With a great campus, rooms, and bathrooms, I highly recommend visiting here. They give you many great activities to do and you'll have a new adventure to do each day. Also the hot chocolate is AMAZING!!!

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Thank Trevon D
Reviewed 27 January 2016

This place was amazing, it was so nice. Being surrounded by the forest had to be an amazing view. There were tons of wildlife surroundings by the dorms i stayed at. Staying at UGA was a life changing experience. The guides were very welcoming and friendly. Everyone was so helpful and genuine. Even though, i would highly suggest bug spray,...

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1Thank Courtney W
Reviewed 27 January 2016

I visited the UGA Ecolodge with 17 other people on a high school trip. The Ecolodge was fantastic. I would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for an alternative experience--this is no ordinary touristic location. The staff are helpful, kind, and energetic interns with vast knowledge of biology and ecology. While there I learned a great deal about Costa Rica...

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Tacoma, Washington
Reviewed 26 January 2016

We stayed in the dorms for about a week which was a lot of fun. But what was even more interesting was the ecotourism aspect of the place. Everything we did was part of a closed loop system that eventually benefitted our stay even further. Solar panels, biodigesters, and a farm all contributed to an enjoyable and sustainable stay here.

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 23 January 2016

We loved the whole experience. After teaching Ecology for 46 years I really appreciate the quality of instruction of the interns.Visiting the research station gives me so much hope for the planet.The facilities were comfortable and the food was very good. We will return and plan more time here. It does take a 4-wheel drive to get to the location.

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Thank Betty T
Reviewed 18 January 2016

We stayed there during Christmas week to New Year's, and were enthralled by the beauty of the setting and the energy, hospitality, and warmth of all of the staff. I highly recommend taking advantage of the on-site lectures and tours by the resident naturalists, and also taking their recommendations as to what day trips you may want to take. They...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

My friend and I are long-time travel industry professionals, so you can imagine how meticulously we planned our most recent trip to the Monteverde area of Costa Rica. We both enjoy accommodation that is a bit out of the ordinary when we travel - convents, yurts, tree houses, etc., so we were looking to stay somewhere unique in the rainforest....

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Toledo, Ohio
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Our visit to San Luis was the highlight of our trip to Costa Rica; in fact, I think it is my favorite place my husband and I have stayed on four continents over the last 15 years of adventuring together. We stayed in the cabinas with our three-year-old daughter and our five-month-old baby. From the moment we arrived from the...

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Athens, Georgia
Reviewed 3 January 2016

We had a wonderful experience at UGA Costa Rica and would absolutely recommend this location to anyone who is interested in a beautiful and informative tropical getaway full of discovery and adventure. We give UGA Costa Rica an A+.

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For a culturally authentic educational experience, make the Ecolodge San Luis at the University of Georgia's Costa Rica Campus your base for exploring the Monteverde Cloud Forest!Guests at the Ecolodge San Luis enjoy a wide range of educational, nature-based, and cultural activities, both on our campus and in the local community. Ecolodge San Luis won an international Innovation in Sustainability award. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ecolodge San Luis

Address: San Luis de Monteverde, 700, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
Price Range: $142 - $227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 36
Also Known As:
Ecolodge San Luis Hotel Monteverde
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“the cabinas are ensuite and have great views; there are other facilities on campus”
 of 5 bubbles janetperlman, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We were there in green season so the rooms on either side of us were empty. Ask to be away from other guests if possible.”
 of 5 bubbles 968fs, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The Cabinas had an excellent view across to the sea and had a lovely hammock in the communal space.”
 of 5 bubbles urbansloth, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Cabinas are large enough for families.”
 of 5 bubbles DanasTrip, 10 Mar 2016 | Read review
“No Wifi in the room, but excellent bandwidth at the main building and dining hall. You never felt unconnected.”
 of 5 bubbles michaelmL5227FL, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
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