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Hotel Shawandha Lodge

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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“howler monkeys”(43 reviews)
“costa rica”(44 reviews)
“the owner”(23 reviews)
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
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3.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewshowler monkeyscosta ricathe ownerprivate path to the beachlush groundsfresh fruitnice poolceiling fannatural surroundingsan incredible experiencefront porchsan josejungle paradiseeach morningbreakfast was includedclamsbungalow
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Reviewed 19 September 2011

Beautiful bungalows under old trees with helpful staff and excellent service. You will awake with the howling monkeys next to your bungalows in the trees, see agutis searching around- and humming birds are flying round the restaurant. Excellent breakfast with a large and sufficient selection...More

1  Thank kawe59
Reviewed 30 August 2011

This was EXACTLY what my new husband and I dreamed of for our honeymoon! We are not your average "tourists" but a well-traveled, fun but laid-back couple from Seattle who really love to experience the essence of the places we visit. We wanted someplace romantic...More

2  Thank kenagu
Reviewed 22 August 2011

A part of paradise on earth. Wonderful place to stay, with nice bungalows, incredible surroundings and very friendly staff. Breakfasty with fresh fruit was delicious. Lots of things to see and do in the area. We just loved to relax while beeing there. We saw...More

1  Thank michiel_Gillesz
Reviewed 21 August 2011

This place is amazing, you can sit by the pool with binoculars and watch monkeys, sloths and other critters in canopy. Excellent service and helpful staff.

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Reviewed 3 August 2011

Very lovely and charming grounds and "bungalows". The breakfast, included, is really quite amazing with just the fruit alone. This was our first visit to Costa Rica. After the long drive from San Jose, (big thumbs up for GPS by the way otherwise we would...More

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Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Things to do
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$ 150 - US$ 192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#4 Family Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#6 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 150 - US$ 192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Family Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#6 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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thethom2017
7 September 2017|
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Response from FernandaHS |
around 4 1/2 by car
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waw111
19 August 2017|
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Response from BronB | Reviewed this property |
Hi I probably wont help you very much - we booked our stay through an agent. However the staff at the hotel speak good English so I'd recommend phoning them as a safer alternative maybe. We loved our stay at this hotel... More
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DDV49
4 August 2016|
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Response from AmandaV45 | Reviewed this property |
About 500 meters, there is a walking path right across the street thru trees Sometimes you will find monkeys or macaws flying over.
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"All lovely bungalows in the grounds"
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"room 13 is the best. Away from it all."
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"Each room is unique"
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"Seems room 11 and 14 are the ones!"
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