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Bosque de Paz

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 165*
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Mountain Home, Arkansas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would stay here again gladly. This is a wonderful little getaway to be in nature and not have to deal with crowds. Loved the trails which you can take yourself or have a guide with you to point out all of the creatures. Unfortunately a storm just before we go there had closed part of the trail system. Food...

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de Paz, responded to this review

Dear Paul. Thank you for selecting us during your visit to Costa Rica. We are happy to see that everything went well during your stay and that our hotel was the ideal place for you to have a relaxing time. The most important thing for us is the comfort of our guests, ensuring that they are surrounded by a peaceful...

Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The purpose of this trip was photographing hummers, and hummers you will get in abundance at this place. Just being in the midst of so many buzzing birds was a trip! Rooms are quiet and clean but on the Spartan side...low wattage bulbs in the room, for example, in keeping with the "Green" emphasis. Meals included generous portions of savory...

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de Paz, responded to this review

Dear Louise. Thank you for sharing your experience with us! We are glad to see that you had a great stay at our hotel. At Bosque de Paz all our clients' will be treated as if they were home. Our hotel offers the best mix in relaxation and peace. Surrounded by forests and the sound of birds, beautiful gardens and...

Watsonville, California
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Rating this place is tough. If you just look at the hotel itself, the place is rustic. You have your basic needs covered but there is no TV, no coffee in the room, nothing extra. But, it is clean and well maintained. You have no choice for food at the only restaurant. What they cooked, is what you get. If...

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de Paz, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for rating us here on Tripadvisor. We are glad you had a great stay at our hotel. As you describe our rooms are designed in rustic style, we are an Ecological Lodge a place where you will be in touch with nature; in a space where you can sit back and just relax. Our grounds offer...

Banbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2017

One of the special things about Bosque de Paz is its location set near primary and secondary forest with streams and pools. There are several short trails around this private reserve. Another is its very friendly and welcoming staff. The owner came in one evening during our stay greeted each of his guests during dinner. But when he is not...

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de Paz, responded to this review

Dear Band Thank you for such a lovely review of our services and facilities. At Bosque de Paz we aim to make the stays of our clients something memorable, our owners and staff will tend to all your requests, the best service will always be given to all our clients. Our location is ideal for all those travelers who seek...

Reviewed 16 March 2017

We stayed in several places in Costa Rica but Bosque de Paz was the best of them all for us. A small and family owned lodge everyone here was very friendly and helpful. I was gripped by the sheer amount of wildlife species here and the moth sheet was a great place to visit after dinners with some beautiful species...

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de Paz, responded to this review

Dear Chris We are happy to see that you had a great stay and that our location, services and facilities were the best of all the places you visited in Costa Rica. We are located in a beautiful place, surrounded by nature and wild life. We are very passionate about it and love taking care of it, it is the...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Nice setting. Large rooms. Friendly staff. No public transport and a really long walk to the nearest shop for snacks so take some food with you. No choice of food at meal times is its biggest drawback. $20 lunch and $22 evening meal at 6.30pm. If you don't like what is on your plate, tough. No heating in rooms and...

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de Paz, responded to this review

Dear client Thank you for selecting us as part of your Costa Rica visit. At our hotel you will be able to enjoy of the most beautiful landscapes and grounds, located in the mountains you can expect it to be a little chilly, extra blankets are provided if needed in all our rooms. At our restaurant you can enjoy of...

Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We stayed here for two nights as part of a longer honeymoon adventure in Costa Rica. Mario and Ariel were superb hosts. Ariel was the naturalist who took us on a guided hike one of the mornings we were there. Mario humored me and was supportive as I practiced speaking Spanish. This is a nature preserve, a funny choice for...

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de Paz, responded to this review

Dear Everan Thank you for reviewing us and sharing details of your stay. We are glad you had a good stay and that our lodge was up to your expectations. We are located in a beautiful part of Costa Rica and give our clients' a wonderful experience in touch with nature. Costa Rica is a country with a high percentage...

Brighton
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This hotel is part of a worthy project to look after the local environment. Although it's not luxurious, it does have some things going for it. Firstly, it's in a beautiful spot, and there are some pleasant, well-marked walks through the woods with a stream running down the hillside. This is also a great place to watch humming birds, which...

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de Paz, responded to this review

Dear Dave Thank you for selecting us during your visit to Costa Rica, we are happy to see that you had a great stay. Our clients´ satisfaction is very important to us, we listen and work based on your suggestions. Your comments have been forwarded to our owners who will be checking and working on them. Our staff is very...

NYC
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

The setting for the lodge is amazing. Beautiful birds, scenery, and wildlife in general. There are feeding stations to attract birds, especially hummingbird feeders. Can't say enough about how great the setting is. Similarly, the people who work there, from the owner on down, are great, friendly and helpful. The hotel itself is fairly rustic. My biggest complaint is that...

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de Paz, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for rating us here on Tripadvisor. We are glad you had a great stay at Bosque de Paz. At our hotel, you will always receive the best service and all our staff is willing to go the extra mile to make our guests feel like if they were home. Our grounds offer a lot of variety,...

Jackson
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Bosque de Paz is a small eco-lodge on private reserve in the Bajos del Toro area of Costa Rica, about 90-120 minutes north-ish of San Jose. It is sandwiched between two national parks. The road getting there is typical of Costa Rican mountain roads - narrow, winding, and with occasional potholes, so if you're new to driving in CR, don't...

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de Paz, responded to this review

Dear client Thank you for rating us here on TripAdvisor, we are happy to see that you had a great stay and that our services and facilities were up to your expectations. Our hotel is an eco-lodge as you mentioned, a beautiful experience, different from all other kind of hotels, a place where you can be in touch with nature,...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bosque de Paz Biological Reserve is a 1000-hectare natural biological corridor, located on the Central Volcanic Range, Continental Divide, between the Juan Castro Blanco Watershed National Park and the Poas Volcano National Park. It is a rain and cloud forest, located 1 1/2 tour away from San Jose, 35 minutes from Sarchi and 25 minutes away from Zarcero. It has excellent access to the Arenal and Poas volcanoes, and the area of Sarapiqui, San Carlos, Carara National Park, Jaco Beach. At this lodge, you may enjoy the exuberant biodiversity of centennial trees loaded with orchids, bromeliads, mosses and ferns, surrounded by an unforgettable setting filled with impressive mountains, valleys, rivers and waterfalls. Guests breathe the pure mountain air, while they hike through the trails though the lush rainforest, and then enjoying the exquisite food at the Bosque de Paz restaurant, which is a sample of Costa Rican hospitality offered through the personal attention of the Gonzalez family, owners of the lodge. Accommodations: Bosque de Paz counts with 12 spacious and exquisitely decorated rooms, with Costa Rican exclusive designs and handcrafts. Each of the rooms has two double beds, and a private bathroom with hot water. Outside the rooms, there are large balconies with a spectacular view to our mountains. Guests can be surprised to be awakened by the song of tropical birds and the sound of howler monkeys. At Bosque de Paz, guests enjoy a comfortable terrace, with a spectacular view to the mountains, where they can see birds, the hummingbird gallery, butterflies, mammals....... The lodge has a library with books on natural history, a research laboratory, and a comfortable meeting room. There is an interesting research Project at the Dr. Stephen Kirby Orchid Garden, which has become very popular with orchidologists and naturalists. Activities: Birdwatching; mammals, hummingbirds, and orchids observation; hiking, honneymoons, photography, annual family meeting, anti-stress program, yoga, meditation. Day Trips from Bosque de Paz: Canopy, rafting, horse back-riding, volcanoes, hot springs, safari river boat, National Parks, among others. We receive small groups only, to protect our Reserve biodiversity. For that reason, we are able to offer personalized attention to our guests, who expects to come back to live another unforgettable experience in contact with nature at Bosque de Paz. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bosque de Paz

Address: Bajos del Toro, Bajos del Toro, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Bajos del Toro
Price Range: ₹ 9,760 - ₹ 13,356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bosque de Paz 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“We only saw the inside of one room. Draft around the door made it cold at night. No heating.”
747trotters, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There are first and second floor rooms. We did hear the people above us once in a while.”
TravelerJH128, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Most rooms are similar but best not be on upper floor to avoid rain noise.”
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“bring insect repellent”
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“Based on two floors ground and upper floor”
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