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Hotel Shawandha Lodge

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Paris, France
1 review
Reviewed 1 August 2010

It is a unique place, with access to wornderful beaches, close to everything but far of crowd. They serve you very nicely, food is very good, rooms are great in the middle of jungles, trees 100 years old, it is really a connection with nature and the hotel is a connector between you and the wonderful and unique nature in... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Reviewed 25 July 2010

Puerto Viejo is a special place one REALLY in harmony with nature. A place where the residents and businesses take pride and actively support that "connection". The Shawandha hotel was 1 of 2 recommended by the New York Times. Their description and my experience were the same. It's an off "the well worn path" of trips - you know the... More 

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Paris, France
1 review
Reviewed 23 July 2010

In the middle of the jungle, full of beautiful trees and flowers. Very close from the sea. A marvelous place to stay, quite, with all the necessary comforts. Very quite rooms. Good food. The real luxury.

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Paris, France
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Reviewed 22 July 2010

We spent two nights in Shawandha Lodge, with our 11 and 13 years old children. The hotel, a tropical boutique hotel, is excellent, nice and green hotel. The bungalows are spread in a genuine wild jungle garden, with monkeys and beautiful birds all around. The restaturant is good and the fresh fruits breakfast plate delicious. The beach is marvelous: wild... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 18 July 2010

Nice and cute and appeals to all ages. I came here with my somewhat elderly mother, and we both loved it. They serve an amazing breakfast with fresh fruit every morning, and it has a private path to the beach. It's far enough outside of town that you don't hear all the ruckus from the backpackers in town but close... More 

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China Grove, North Carolina
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Reviewed 10 June 2010

This place was nice- the restaurant was good and the staff was friendly. We enjoyed our cabin and the bathrooms were unique (although the hot water did not work for us). It is near the beach and has lush grounds; we enjoyed the bar next door which played Reggae music until the early morning.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed 4 June 2010

We really enjoyed our stay at Shawandha Lodge. Our breakfast every morning was to die for. Better than the Marriott in Los Suenos! Our Cabina was secluded and the howler monkeys woke us up every morning which was cool. The only complaint we had with our stay was the bed. Very, very hard. It was like sleeping on a board.

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USA
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Reviewed 26 April 2010

Shawandha Lodge really is paradise. We just spent the week there and it was an incredible experience. First of all the place is beautiful, set in a lush jungle setting. After traveling all day the sense of peace that washed over us as we entered the property was almost overwhelming. We stayed in number 12, which is one of the... More 

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Toronto
1 review
Reviewed 2 February 2010

We just returned from a 10 night stay At Shawandha and thought it was an incredible experience. The hotel is located about 6 km from Puerto Viejo which we liked. We wanted to be immersed in nature and detached from the noise and business of a town and that is what we got. The Shawandha lodge is on a large... More 

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Maine
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Reviewed 18 January 2010

The bungalow was very cute and the breakfast and food at the restaurant were great!! They only problem we had was NO HOT water. Every shower we took was COLD! I guess it helped them save on water! Over all we did love this location! Staff was friendly and helpful! It was very relaxing to sleep to the sounds of... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Hotel Shawandha Lodge

Address: Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7304, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range: ₹ 5,403 - ₹ 10,806 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Shawandha Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Hotel Shawandha Puerto Viejo
Hotel Shawandha Lodge Costa Rica/Limon
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#5 Family Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#6 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
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“Seems room 11 and 14 are the ones!”
 of 5 bubbles DesertedPaz, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“room 13 and 14 are away from it all.”
 of 5 bubbles schliek, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in bungalows 4 and 5”
 of 5 bubbles K6187VNheathers, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
“You could get wifi in the general area. All the bungalows looked identical with hammocks on the verandah so not a problem.”
 of 5 bubbles 589anniem, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Wifi in public areas, not rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Suzygrose, 10 Dec 2015 | Read review
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