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Mirador de Quetzales

Ruta 2 | Kilómetro 70, 800 Metros a la Derecha, San Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“fresh trout” (2 reviews)
“wildlife” (2 reviews)
“cabin” (5 reviews)
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Costa Rican
$$ - $$$
Ruta 2 | Kilómetro 70, 800 Metros a la Derecha, San Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

We wanted a chance to see quetzals as part of our Costa Rican trip, and after one missed opportunity elsewhere we decided to try our luck at the Mirador delete Quetzales. Which luckily paid off. We didn't rent a cabin, so I can't comment on...More

Thank HJLameij
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

A very simple place with a warm family service. The trail is very nice through the forest and you can see birds! If you like rustic cabins you will appreciate this place

Thank magdabruna
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The staff is very helpful but we were disappointed with the state of the cabinas. They were extremely rustic and the view from most of the cabinas is obstructed by trees and the roof of the restaurant or the house below. The four newer cabinas...More

Thank Vivian M
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Fresh trout from the property. We hired a guid fromthis location and walked the woods near the lodge. We were very lucky to have seen 4 males and 2 female Quetzals.

1  Thank Didi33133
Reviewed 27 August 2016

A true gem of Costa Rica. The cabins are modest and I was freezing because I hadn't come properly prepared for the high mountain temperatures. However the cabin had a small heater that helped and lots of blankets. The very kind staff filled us up...More

Thank prrmsliam
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Hidden gem on the Interamericana, just 2 hours driving from San Jose. The perfect place to relax, disconnect from the world a bit, and perfect if you're a hiker or bird watcher (Quetzales). Friendly and helpful staff, interesting tours, and the restaurant offers a good...More

Thank Sojourner323
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Honestly, I can't review the hotel itself because we had to cancel our reservation the day we were supposed to arrive because of a snowstorm at home that cancelled our flight. The hotel has a policy that if a reservation is cancelled with less than...More

Thank jpwmi
Reviewed 29 February 2016

The accommodations are too minimal to be comfortable: very cold with open cracks around the doors and insufficient heaters. Our first night we slept in 53 degrees, even with heater on, and 4 blankets -- very uncomfortable. Our cabin and bathroom were not cleaned, and...More

Thank L P
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Fresh trout, simple but delicious food. Nice people. They even have a fireplace which is a welcomed thing after being in the raw, damp montane cloud forest.

Thank AlioopR
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Excellent views. Great trails for hiking in the morning and lots of wildlife and beautiful waterfalls.

Thank Casey H
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Thank you. Do you mean $120 per person?
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  • Address: Ruta 2 | Kilómetro 70, 800 Metros a la Derecha, San Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Gerardo de Dota
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