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Hotel Cerro Lodge

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Olympia, Washington
Reviewed 29 April 2016

This was our second stay and well worth it. They added air conditioning which was necessary given the high 30s temperatures. The open-air bathroom/shower (screened) is wonderful. The pool is also nice. The food was good. While we were there most meals were off of a small menu, only one or two buffets. Full meals with soup, salad, entree, vegetables,...

Thank Hal72
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 5 April 2016

1) The room: was beautiful. Found the bed very very hard. One of our worst to sleep on. 2) The food: we only stayed 2 nights but had breakfasts there, which were fine, and 2 suppers which were delicious! And lots of it! 3) The area: we were unable to walk around and "bird" so I was a bit disappointed...

2Thank suzieqGRENADA
Reviewed 29 March 2016

The Cabana was more or less what I expected, although nylon sheets in Costa Rica was a bit of a surprise, I did feel there was a lack of privacy, as our screened outdoor toilet was on the join of main walkways. I was quite happy to share the loo with the green glassfrog that joined us there in the...

2Thank brillandhen
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 March 2016

We were attracted to Cerro Lodge by the very positive Trip Advisor comments and the claims made on their web-site with specific regard to the proximity of Carara National Park and the abundant birdlife in the grounds. This was the last lodge on a three week stay in Costa Rica and we had decided not to hire a vehicle for...

3Thank RichardColes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We were searching for a place to stay for one night near Carara National Park. We found Hotel Cerro Lodge on TripAdvisor and luckily were able to book one of the last open rooms. The hotel was a little tricky to find--the turnoff from the main highway was not clearly marked and it was ~3km off the road, but so...

1Thank zookeeperOrlando
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2016

I chose this lodge because I wanted to take photographs of birds, and whilst I am not a dedicated bird watcher, I was keen I was no match for the other guests, equipment often blocks the viewing area in the restaurant, and the unsupressed enthusiastic cries of the audience seemed to defeat the object. The service in the restaurant was...

Thank brilandhen
Lethbridge, Canada
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Hotel Cerro Cerro is a small Hotel/Ecolodge in a quiet wooded area away from the noise of the highway. The combination reception and restaurant building offers great views of the forest as well as the ocean and Nicoya Peninsula in the distance. There are numerous bird feeders adjacent to the restaurant which are regularly replenished with fruit. The many colourful...

1Thank 5VacationLuvR7
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2016

When we were researching places to stay for our Costa Rica trip, there seemed to be limited choice in the vicinity of Carara National Park but Cerro Lodge seemed to have good reviews so that's where we opted for. After visiting cold and windy Monteverde, arriving here was something of a shock as the temperatures were in the high thirties,...

Thank Steve_and_Martyn
Whitehorse, Canada
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We stayed at Cerro Lodge as a stopover during our Costa Rican travels. It was a nice clean hotel with good, but basic food. Unfortunately we were not lucky enough to see the birds that were described in other reviews. The location is a but secluded but it is close to the "crocodile river" and there are several tours you...

Thank Mukluk66
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 February 2016

The name is a bit of a misnomer as I believe it's a lodge rather than a hotel. Having said that we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The rooms are spacious, including a generous bathroom. All rooms located in seperate small blocks (max 3 per block) with winding access paths. Large open air dining with tea and coffee available from dawn...

1Thank BongoBickford

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport Transportation
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Strongly recommended for Birdwatchers and Photographers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Cerro Lodge

Address: Intermedios Tarcoles, Garabito 4023, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Garabito
Price Range: ₹ 4,127 - ₹ 7,730 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Cerro Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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Cerro Hotel Tarcoles
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“We had bungalow 4 which was furthest from reception. It was quiet and well shaded.”
 of 5 bubbles JillS3, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The best rooms are lower down. Washing the sheets at dawn can be noisy in the rooms up near the road.”
 of 5 bubbles Gymnotus, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“try not to have no 5!”
 of 5 bubbles brillandhen, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room 21 and loved it. Close to parking and the restaurant. Huge bathroom, ice cold a/c”
 of 5 bubbles zookeeperOrlando, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Go for cabana that's on the higher level”
 of 5 bubbles brilandhen, 13 Mar 2016 | Read review
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