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    Mawamba Lodge

    Tortuguero Canals, Tortuguero 10980-1000, Costa Rica
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    Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

    Family of three with a teenage son. Room quite basic but was expecting that as it's jungle living. We were in room 1 which was near enough to reception to get wifi in the room. Food basic but good and staff pleasant. Our guide Jacqueline...More

    Thank nickylukecol
    Response from EugeniaJurado, Director of Sales at Mawamba LodgeResponded 16 August 2017

    Dear nickylukecol, Thank you for your family's visit to Mawamba Lodge and for cherishing the wonderful natural experience it is to come to a remote, unique place like Tortuguero. Glad to know that it was a great start to your Costa Rica vacation. A pleasure...More

    Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

    A three star place (which is on a positive note) but four overall as the people working here are so pleasant! Starting with Pablo at the Reception who is helping in every single query/matter with immediate interest. He goes the permanent extra mile! The place...More

    Thank MITCH-is-travelling
    Response from EugeniaJurado, Director of Sales at Mawamba LodgeResponded 10 August 2017

    Hello MITCH-is-travelling, It is wonderful to learn that you thoroughly enjoyed your visit to Mawamba Lodge and Tortuguero. As you say, Mawamba is a no-frills, relaxed kind of Lodge, where our main interest is for our visitors to truly have a directo contact with nature...More

    Reviewed 9 August 2017

    Fabulous experience - it was like being in the jungle! The rooms were surprisingly comfortable with the hammock on the porch a nice touch. Mesh instead of glass windows, so you really hear nature. Excellent food and service. Lovely pool too. Fantastic very knowledgeable guides....More

    Thank Jude19712013
    Response from EugeniaJurado, Director of Sales at Mawamba LodgeResponded 10 August 2017

    Hello Jude19712013, Thanks so much for visiting us at Mawamba Lodge and for sharing your impressions about the visit to Tortuguero. It is wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed it! Tortuguero is a true paradise for the nature lover, those who want to be...More

    Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

    We had an amazing stay here. This not a luxury hotel but that is not why you come to visit! We were picked up in San Jose by Jacqueline, our guide for the trip and a coach of 30 or so other visitors. We travelled...More

    2  Thank Emily993
    Response from EugeniaJurado, Director of Sales at Mawamba LodgeResponded 8 August 2017

    Dear Emily993, A great pleasure for us to have had you as our guest at Mawamba Lodge. We are more than pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your stay, the wildlife, your tour guide and the services provided. The 3 day & 2 night...More

    Reviewed 16 July 2017

    This was the third time my family and I have visited Mawamba Lodge. The first time was in 2005 for 3 nights. The second time was in 2011 for 4 nights. This time was for 5 nights. That tells you how much we loved this...More

    Thank DebAlbers
    Response from EugeniaJurado, Director of Sales at Mawamba LodgeResponded 24 July 2017

    Dear DebAlbers, First of all, I want to thank you for visiting us for the third time and for cherishing the experience in Tortuguero so much!. It is a pleasure to know how much you enjoy it here, the wilderness and the natural magic that...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$ 277 - US$ 576 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 54
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    • Province of Limon >
    • Tortuguero
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    scratchy572
    10 July 2017|
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    Response from EugeniaJurado | Property representative |
    Hello, both liquid soap and shampoo are provided at Mawamba Lodge. The Lodge is now using a new biodegradable line, supplied by a new company in the Province of Limon. Excellent products, with great aroma, and complying with... More
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    15 May 2017|
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    The dinner cruise is a great activity, Departing every night with a minimum of 2 people. Cost is of only $40 per person including the 2 two hour ride and full dinner on board with one drink included plus coffee at the end... More
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    22 February 2017|
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    Response from EugeniaJurado | Property representative |
    Thank you for your question! The standard rooms do not have a hair dryer, but there are some available in reception in case you need one. The quantities are limited. THe standard superior rooms do have a hair dryer in the... More
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    "the rooms are pretty much all the same, lodges on the ground floor"
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    "All rooms are basically the same. Ask for the ones closest to the pool if you want to walk less."
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    "We had a lodge facing the river, close to the amenities, with gardens in front full of wildlife"
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    "Riverside is good, as long as no big parties are planned."
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