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Selva Verde Lodge

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London
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The resort is very well presented, spread over a large area with a river running alongside. It has its own reserve of primary rainforest which is pretty cool to go into (particular highlight seeing the manakin bird). The food and particularly the cocktails are very nice, as is the breakfast. The only problem is having a room by the road...

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Edmond
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful resort, right on the river, with opportunity to see many animals, birds, and critters! The rooms are large with windows on two sides to allow for beautiful view as well as ventilation, as there is no a/c. Take a portable fan!! The food was great as was the service. There is a feeding area for the...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed for 1 night as part of a tour of Costa Rica, room was nice and clean the only problem was people talking/shouting in middle of night outside which kept us all awake. Tour guide who took us on walk through rain forest was very knowlegable.

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northeast
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we only stayed here over night, and one day - and that was definitely not enough !!! This is an amazing place to come birding. I started out getting one of the bungalows way up on the side of the mountain, but after trekking up there, knew there was no way I could walk that far everyday back and forth...

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surrey
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed here for 1 night as part of a tour of Costa Rica. Whilst the hotel is fairly basic, the rooms are spacious and clean and certainly adequate when the only time you will want to spend in your room is when you are sleeping. The roar of the howler monkeys, first thing in the morning, initially sounds like...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very spacious and airy rooms with ceiling fan,covers walkways from main lodge to rooms which are raised off the ground ,up stairs,with a balcony which runs around the buildings Canteen,buffet style meals with limited choice but good salad bar. On arrival our small group of seven went to get lunch whilst our guide checked us in.We were told by a...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed across the road from the main hotel and this was a mistake. Although in the wooded area it was an 8-900m walk to get to the restaurant and main hotel. For us though this hotel was too big and we should have gone to the Biological Station. Lesson learned for next time. I'm sure the accommodation is better...

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SelvaVerdeLodge, Director Comercial at Selva Verde Lodge, responded to this review

Good morning, thank you for your comment, and we understand your disagreement and we feel sorry for that, I just want to tell you that the bungalows, because of their remote location, are special for early birdwatching , as well as having capuchin monkeys as neighbors. The receptionists, when they have space available, are always available to help if any...

scarborough
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was lovely walking the grounds, seeing all the poison dart frogs and variety of birds, especially at the feeders. The food was good, but yes the room was basic and you could hear the lorries at night Overall it is a nice place to find the poison dart frogs, which is what we wanted

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms basic but comfortable. You are really here for the location with a hanging bridge across the Sarapiqui river taking you into a two hour trail around the rainforest with frogs and bullet ants and maybe even a sloth! Food basic but the restaurant and bar overlook the rain forest and the sarapiqui river.

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Comfortable large bungalows on stilts. no ac but none needed. open screened windows with hammock and rocking chairs just outside door. the grounds and trails were fantastic. monkeys, sloths, birds, iguanas every where. beautiful flowers and flowing streams. A garden of Eden.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Selva Verde is more than a lodge and more than a rainforest reserve. It is your gateway into a magical world of towering Almendro trees, Mantled Howler Monkeys, and Keel Billed Toucans. Immerse yourself in tropical nature as you hike through deep green forest or reflect quietly in a comfortable hammock. Discover something new as you encounter Selva Verde's amazing wildlife and vibrant people. Rekindle your sense of wonder and experience the out-of-the-ordinary. Experience Selva Verde! Located just 2 hours from San Jose, Selva Verde provides easy access to the wonders of the rainforest. For over 30 years, we have been a haven for nature enthusiasts from around the world. Our abundant biodiversity, comfortable rainforest lodge, and exciting activities are ideal for adventure seekers, bird and wildlife watchers, students, and families. Come explore Selva Verde's 500 acres of vibrant tropical nature in the heart of Costa Rica's Sarapiqui Canton. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Selva Verde Lodge

Address: | 9 Kms from Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui, 553069, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Heredia > Sarapiqui
Price Range: ₹ 7,592 - ₹ 9,424 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Selva Verde Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 58
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“Ask for a room close to the river if you enjoy the sound of water.”
 of 5 bubbles 590craige, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Quiet location!”
 of 5 bubbles Carol_A_N, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“rooms have safes and ceiling fans - the rooms near the river seem to be the quietest.”
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 of 5 bubbles loves2takepics, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms away from main road quieter but there is competition with howl we monkeys!”
 of 5 bubbles AnnF61, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stay in the main Hotel”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisG750, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
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