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    Rancho Naturalista

    1 Km este de Tuis de Turrialba | Tayutic, Turrialba 7150, Costa Rica
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    May 7
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent83%
    • Very good12%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    Breakfast included
    Restaurant
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    1 - 5 of 219 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days 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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    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

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    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 1 week ago

    I really loved my stay at Rancho Naturalista and the 5 days I stayed there were over too quickly! I loved my room, the food, the ambience, and the ease with making arrangements through the hotel staff. Everyone was welcoming and friendly and I felt...More

    Thank Suzanne R
    Response from RanchoNaturalista, Manager at Rancho Naturalista

    Thank you for this lovely review! We are so happy that you loved your room, the food and the ambiance, and that you felt right at home. We know we are lucky to have such good guides working with us, and they are happy to...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Spent a few days here with a birding group - we walked the trails, found awesome birds, and were treated to hummingbirds and birds at the feeders during breakfast and lunch! The rooms are lovely, beds comfy, and the staff incredibly friendly and accommodating. Hope...More

    Thank sk888888
    Response from RanchoNaturalista, Manager at Rancho Naturalista

    Thank you for your kind comments about Rancho Naturalista! We agree that our lodge in the verdant mountains of Turrialba is a special place for birders and our food is delicious. It's great to hear that you saw some awesome birds, found your rooms comfortable,...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Stayed here for 2 nights, but wish it had been 2 weeks! From the moment we arrived, Lisa made us feel at home. Harry, our guide for the next 2 days, helped us with our bags. We were in room 1, upstairs with a huge...More

    Thank marichip
    Response from RanchoNaturalista, Manager at Rancho Naturalista

    Thank you for this fabulous review! We are so happy that you felt at home from the start and that you enjoyed your spacious room with it’s private balcony. It is also great to hear that you found our meals to be plentiful and delicious....More

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    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Price range
    • US$ 125 - US$ 153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 14
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    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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    "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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