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    Rancho Naturalista

    1 Km este de Tuis de Turrialba | Tayutic, Turrialba 7150, Costa Rica
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      2 adults
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          Traveller (284)
          Dining (40)
          Room & Suite (38)
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          Overview
          • Excellent82%
          • Very good13%
          • Average2%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
          Travellers talk about
          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Room Service
          Suites
          Multilingual Staff
          Wheelchair Access
          Laundry Service
          Private Balcony
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          1 - 5 of 222 reviews

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          My husband and I stayed for 5 days, and saw wonderful birds, both at the lodge and on daily birding trips with Luis. It is a beautiful place, with great staff ( we loved Bridget and her sense of humor), and the food was excellent....More

          Thank bethanybarryvt
          Hotel's Favourite
          Reviewed 10 March 2017

          I would like to start by qualifying the superlatives laid down here, by saying that I am a an international tour leader who visits Costa Rica, and other countries, regularly during the course of my job as a professional bird guide. I live in Ecuador...More

          1  Thank SamWoods_13
          Response from LisaErb_CR, Manager at Rancho Naturalista

          Since you are an international tour leader who visits Costa Rica and other countries, regularly as a professional bird guide, this was for me by far the best review I have had the honor to receive for Rancho Naturalista. Your picturesque way of explaining about...More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          The best birding experience I could imagine. The majestic setting in the Caribbean foothills, great food, friendly staff, comfortable rooms, and the hummingbirds and Aracari are on the porches with you! The guides are incredibly knowledgeable and personable. We had a personal guide for all...More

          Thank Troy B
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          My wife, our 7-year old daughter, and myself spent 3 nights at the lodge. The birding (and mothing) was fantastic, the food superb, and the staff very friendly and helpful. Our room was very comfortable as well. I particularly enjoyed the fantastic diversity of moths...More

          Thank Merrill L
          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          We were Serious photo guy stayed here for 3 nights. I could have spent all my time shooting the birds with so many different color in the garden. Although the facilities at rancho are simple, hospitality. Bed are comfortable. food are home cooked and service...More

          Thank Bill F
          Response from RanchoNaturalista, Manager at Rancho Naturalista

          We enjoyed having you and your small photography group stay with us here at Rancho Naturalista - it was a pleasure to have you as our guests! We hope all of our guests feel right at home here at Rancho and we want our guests...More

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          About
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          Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Free Internet
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Room Service
          • Laundry Service
          • Breakfast Available
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 125 - US$ 153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Suites
          • Number of rooms
          • 14
          • Location
          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of Cartago >
          • Turrialba
          • Also Known As
          • Rancho Naturalista Turrialba ,
          • Rancho Naturalista Hotel Turrialba
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          Traveller (284)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          romyhr
          Can you arrange a transfer from San Jose Hamton inn for my wife and me to Ranco Naturalista? We plan to come in February or March, maybe sooner if room available. We do not yet have a room reservation, muchas gracias. Dr. Robert Myhr
          23 November 2016|
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          Response from LisaErb_CR | Property representative |
          Hello sorry for the delay I didn't see your message! Yes we can arrange for a local taxi driver from our area who will pick you up at The Hampton Inn or any other hotel that you would like to be picked up from. He also will... More
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          Suzanne R
          A question for serious bird photographers. I'm wondering if the birds you see are primarily in good light (meaning, you're able to get decent shutter speed with reasonable ISO), or do they tend to be in deep shadows - from the photos of the area, it does look like there is a lot of tree cover. Just thought I'd ask ahead of time. :)
          23 July 2016|
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          Response from Jamey B | Reviewed this property |
          I'm neither a photographer nor a serious bird enthusiast, but I can share the experience of my relatives who are both. Many of the birds we saw on our hikes from Rancho Naturalista were high in trees or on the outer... More
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          wheresmylenscap
          Hello! Does anyone know if it is possible to visit the Ranch for a day trip without booking a room? We have sadly already booked our stay elsewhere and can't cancel. But I am a huge hummingbird lover and this sounds like a great place to see them without having to go out of our way to do it. If we can go for a day trip, do we need to book a guided tour or can we wander on our own? And is there a cost involved to do it on our own, if that's possible? We will of course have a meal there! Thanks!
          7 February 2015|
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          Response from LisaErb_CR | Property representative |
          The policy for guests who are wanting to birdwatch at Rancho Naturalista but are not staying at the lodge because the lodge is full or due to other factors is the following: You must contact us in advance to make a... More
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          Room Tips
          "I am already booked room # 4 for my next year trip"
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          "I stayed in room 5 and loved it. Very comfortable and even had a little "sun room"."
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          "Quietest rooms are in a building separate from the main one."
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          "rooms opening out onto the upper deck were nicest...but can be noisy as one reviewer stated"
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