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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was an amazing place to stay, away from the hustle and bustle to a peaceful tranquil location of birds and wildlife and if you want to see humming birds this is the place to stay. The staff were so lovely it was like being part of a large happy family and everyone was so helpful and enthusiastic. Couldn't fault...

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de Paz, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for selecting us during your visit to Costa Rica. We are happy to see that everything went well during your stay and that our hotel was the ideal place for you to have a relaxing time. Bosque de Paz is the ideal destination for those who want to stay at a different place, surrounded by nature....

Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

First, a rider: we came to this hotel from a really amazing hotel; this hotel had been sold to us as providing personalised service, gourmet food, etc; from the comments book and this site, others have loved it. I'm afraid we didn't and cut our stay a night short. On the plus side, the hotel is in an amazing location...

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de Paz, responded to this review

Dear guest We are sorry our property and services weren’t fully of your liking. We are an Eco Lodge, located in the forest in Costa Rica. We offer personalized service and an amazing experience for all those travelers who seek to be in touch with nature in a magic environment. At our restaurant we offer good quality dishes, all in...

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We are just finishing our wonderful stay in this beautiful place. After a long and arduous journey from the UK, we arrived to a lovely, warm welcome at Bosque de Paz from staff who are always smiling and nothing is too much trouble. It is a really peaceful area with little trails all around for you to explore. None of...

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de Paz, responded to this review

Dear Caroline Thank you for sharing details of your stay here on TripAdvisor. We are happy to see that you had a wonderful stay at our property and that our staff and services helped make this happen. At our hotel, a peaceful and wonderful stay is guaranteed for all the family, we are located in a beautiful place in the...

Friendswood, Texas
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I have been to Costa Rica twice this year and stayed at Bosque de Paz during both of those trips. Federico and Vanessa do an excellent job at running their lodge and maintaining their piece of Costa Rican heaven. The food is by far the best of any of the lodges I have stayed at in Costa Rica. Top Notch!!!...

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de Paz, responded to this review

Dear Renee Thank you for such a lovely review of our hotel and services. We are so happy to see that our clients enjoy of our hotel and services. At our hotel our clients will always receive personalized service and one of the most beautiful experiences during their Costa Rica trip. We love nature, and love taking care of it....

Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 14 July 2016

if you love hummingbirds this is the place to go. We were there for nights in June 2016. the photography was amazing...I never thought I would be able to take photos like I did! This hotel caters to the photographer. the rooms are comfortable and clean. Plenty of room for all our gear. the nights were cool..so bring a light...

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de Paz, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for rating us here on TripAdvisor and for such beautiful words about our property. We are happy to see that everything went well during your stay and that our services and facilities were ideal for your travel plans. We are located in an area some of the most beautiful landscapes of Costa Rica can be see,...

Redwood City, California, United States
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We have been going to Bosque de Paz for many years. The location is fantastic for bird watching, along with an orchid garden unique to the Americas. Here you can experience a cloud forest in a comfortable and intimate setting away from the usual crowds. This privately owned biological reserve is truly a place of peace. Any worries melt away...

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de Paz, responded to this review

Dear Lyle Thank you for taking the time and rating us here on TripAdvisor. We are happy to see that you love Bosque de Paz and that our services and facilities made the difference during your visits. Bosque de Paz, like we like to call it, is a hidden jewel in the forests of Costa Rica, our staff and owners...

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Reviewed 2 June 2016

As the name suggests, Bosque De Paz is indeed a ‘Forest Of Peace’. It is a hidden jewel of Costa Rica that we enjoyed staying at for 3 days. A small property that makes you feel welcome starting from the time you check in. We received a warm welcome by the property owner Mr Federico (I hope I got his...

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Dear guest Thank you for such a beautiful description of our hotel. Bosque de Paz is indeed a hidden jewel in the forest of Costa Rica. All our guests will feel as if they were home, our staff and owners will make sure your stay is fantastic. Our grounds offer the best views of the mountains, fresh air and also...

State College, Pa
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Enjoyed a three nite stay here during April visit to CR. Could not have asked for a nicer place to unwind and simply enjoy the Lord’s creation. Staff including Mario, Daniel and Arial could not have been more accommodating. On more than one occasion the owner chatted with us and certainly aimed to make our stay a pleasant one. One...

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Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de Paz, responded to this review

Dear guest We are happy to see that you had a fantastic stay at our hotel. The satisfaction of our clients is very important to us, we aim to please and we can see we succeeded with you. Our property offers the best mix in adventure, relaxation and nature. From our grounds you will be able to see plenty of...

Stowmarket, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2016

My husband and I and our five kids (aged 12 to 21) absolutely loved this magical place. It is a standing joke in our family that we kept expecting the copious birds and animals to start singing, Disney style. They didn't but they did hang around the lodge in their droves - lots of different varieties of hummingbird, coatis, picus,...

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Dear guest Thank you for such a lovely review of our property. Bosque de Paz is a fantastic place, where our clients’ can relax and be in touch with nature. Ideal for family trips or just a weekend get away from the noise and busy life of the city. Plenty of wild life lives in the vicinity of the hotel...

Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

The highlight of our trip as far as accommodations. Since we were trying to see and do as much as possible while we were in Costa Rica we only stayed at this place for one evening during our 8 day Serendipity Adventures vacation. In hindsight I'd like to go back and stay for at least two evenings. We took a...

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Dear Tifanny Thank you for reviewing us here on TripAdvisor. We are happy to see that you had a wonderful stay at our hotel and that our facilities and services helped make your stay special. Our hotel offers something for every kind of traveler, those who are looking for a place to relax or those who seek a little more...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bosque de Paz Biological Reserve is a 1000-hectare natural biological corridor, located on the Central Volcanic Range, Continental Divide, between the Juan Castro Blanco Watershed National Park and the Poas Volcano National Park. It is a rain and cloud forest, located 1 1/2 tour away from San Jose, 35 minutes from Sarchi and 25 minutes away from Zarcero. It has excellent access to the Arenal and Poas volcanoes, and the area of Sarapiqui, San Carlos, Carara National Park, Jaco Beach. At this lodge, you may enjoy the exuberant biodiversity of centennial trees loaded with orchids, bromeliads, mosses and ferns, surrounded by an unforgettable setting filled with impressive mountains, valleys, rivers and waterfalls. Guests breathe the pure mountain air, while they hike through the trails though the lush rainforest, and then enjoying the exquisite food at the Bosque de Paz restaurant, which is a sample of Costa Rican hospitality offered through the personal attention of the Gonzalez family, owners of the lodge. Accommodations: Bosque de Paz counts with 12 spacious and exquisitely decorated rooms, with Costa Rican exclusive designs and handcrafts. Each of the rooms has two double beds, and a private bathroom with hot water. Outside the rooms, there are large balconies with a spectacular view to our mountains. Guests can be surprised to be awakened by the song of tropical birds and the sound of howler monkeys. At Bosque de Paz, guests enjoy a comfortable terrace, with a spectacular view to the mountains, where they can see birds, the hummingbird gallery, butterflies, mammals....... The lodge has a library with books on natural history, a research laboratory, and a comfortable meeting room. There is an interesting research Project at the Dr. Stephen Kirby Orchid Garden, which has become very popular with orchidologists and naturalists. Activities: Birdwatching; mammals, hummingbirds, and orchids observation; hiking, honneymoons, photography, annual family meeting, anti-stress program, yoga, meditation. Day Trips from Bosque de Paz: Canopy, rafting, horse back-riding, volcanoes, hot springs, safari river boat, National Parks, among others. We receive small groups only, to protect our Reserve biodiversity. For that reason, we are able to offer personalized attention to our guests, who expects to come back to live another unforgettable experience in contact with nature at Bosque de Paz. ... more   less 

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Address: Bajos del Toro, Bajos del Toro, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Bajos del Toro
Price Range: $209 - $276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bosque de Paz 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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