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Trogon Lodge San Gerardo de Dota

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Located in the mystic Valley of San Gerardo de Dota, surrounded by a collage of green and blue colored mountains, multi-shaded flowers and impressive oak trees, Trogon Lodge is the ideal spot to enjoy the heart of nature, in a peaceful environment, quiet and magical. The Lodge features 22 standard rooms and one standard superior room, surrounded by beautiful gardens, the Savegre River and the mountains. The Lodge offers restaurant, bar, trout ponds, and free WIFI access in public areas. Activities include insite canopy tour, nature trails for guided and selfguided walks, horseback riding, and birdwatching trips.
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Public Wifi
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
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Juan Santamaria Intl Airport64 km
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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US$ 140 - US$ 167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$ 140 - US$ 167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Driving from Pan Am Hwy 2 down to el Trogon is incredible...

The road is norrow but nice and full of incredible views...big nice trees.

The area was famous among fishermen...the DADA family decided to open a nice restaurant / Hotel...

The food there is the best.
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This is a nature retreat in a tiny valley. Think of it if you want to relax or go out for nature walks. And for the quetzal, we had the early morning tour and it was rewarding.
The road to the hotel is steep but not so bad. The hotel is made of bungalows disseminated all over the
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This small but exquisite hotel located at the heart of the San Gerardo Valley is nothing short of a home away from home. The beautifully maintained gardens, the lovely rooms and the welcoming staff make staying here a truly memorable experience. The restaurant is delicious too, s
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From the friendly, knowledgeable staff, to the quality and comfort of the cabins, to the amazing locally sourced foods, to the continuous cloud forest bird show and the breathtaking beauty, Trogon Lodge delivers! Well done! Can't wait to get back there!!!

We have also spent time
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Recently went to Trogon Lodge as my wife and i used to do for our anniversary every year.
We can tell, there’re some change in the good way, it seams to be more organized, the staff looks motivated.
As we also work on the hospitality business have some recommendations to keep t
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Response from EugeniaJurado, Guest Relations Manager at Trogon Lodge San Gerardo de Dota
Responded 29 Oct 2018
Dear Tomas L, Thank you for a such a wonderful detailed review and recommendations about your stay at Trogon Lodge. We are delighted to hear you and your wife keep choosing us to celebrate such a special occasion. Congratulations, and a big heart-felt than your. The candlelit dinner is a once in a year event we do to promote and create awareness about Energy Saving, Trogon Lodge is a hotel committed entirely to preserve our natural resources and make the best use of our resources as we possibly can. I am glad you enjoyed it and thank you for the recommendations. The coffee that we use is from the area, from Dota, which allows us to serve excellent quality coffee while supporting the community. I will make a note on this, as an option to include other varieties. And yes, we are aware about the bar snacks, and thats why we are working on our new "snack bar menu" that should be ready pretty soon. We will have some trout, cheese, and more available for our guests. Glad that you pointed it out, as we know it required improvement, and are delighted to come up with this new option. It is always wonderful to have an opportunity to create and evolve! Thanks so much for your visit.
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L'oiseau dans les jardins de l'Hôtel
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I am renting a small SUV, a Daihatsu Bego, which has good clearance and front wheel but not four wheel drive. I am used to driving on tricky roads and am confident I can drive down to Trogon Lodge, but will I be able to get up to the main highway with front wheel drive, assuming I do so when it's dry? Thank you. John Jaeger
There will not be a problem!
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We were planing to stay 3 night then go to the beach all inclusive resort would like not to rent a car suggestions
The Lodge can arrange private transfers for you in case you don't want To drive. Nearest beaches include Dominical and Manuel Antonio, but these don't offer all inclusive r sorts which are mainly in the Guanacaste area and a bit too far to drive there from Trogon. Manuel Antonio offers escellent full lodging options but none all inclusive.
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Can you tell me what's the nearest airport and how long would the commute be please? I'm looking to visit in December for my birthday and trying to plan accordingly.
The closest airport is San Jose, and depending on traffic drive is usually 2 to 2 1/2 hours. It is important to consider road conditions and daylight. It gets dark in CR through the year around 5:30 ton6:00 pm and we do recommend driving on daytime. If your flight arrives in the country later than 2:00 pm, we would recommend an overnight in the city before departing.
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We are in the process of booking this lodge and were wondering which room to request as we'll be there for 3 nights. I've read the room tips and found them confusing. We want views and privacy but I don't want to have to climb lots of steps. What are the cabins near the river like and what are their numbers? Where are the newer cabins and what are their numbers? We would love to see a plan showing all the cabins, their locations and their numbers.
Hi Jill, Sorry to be a pain but if you go onto the 'Mawamba' website you will find a plan of the Trogon site that you can download,enjoy Jim Palmer
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Can you please tell me what amenities are found in the rooms? I'm especially curious about a blowdyer but want to be sure I pack everything I need.
Trogon lodge is an expensive 2 stars hotel, the difference is based in the beauty of the place. Amenities in the room? you wont find a tv there... you can count with toilette paper (bring your toiletries), a small heater, the beds and the views. If you want coffee you must go to the bar or the restaurant, no coffee or anything else in the room.
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"All of them are great!!"
"Some rooms are closer to the common areas while others are more secluded/closer to the river. Ask for whatever suits you best"
"I don't think that there is a anything other than a good room at Trogon Lodge."
"Steep walk ways to rooms worth telling them in advance if you have any physical difficulties"
"Cabin 12 seemed pretty quiet and secluded, and the side window and the front porch overlooked the beautiful Savegre River."
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 140 - US$ 167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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trogon lodge san gerardo de dota hotel san gerardo de dota
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of San JoseSan Gerardo de Dota
NUMBER OF ROOMS
23
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