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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

The property is accessed by driving down a steep and snakey road. However, the setting of the property makes the drive more than worthwhile. The grounds are immaculately manicured and there is an extensive array of flowers, flowering shrubs, and other greenery. There is also a fish pond as well as little decks and seating areas. The cabins are nestled...

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EugeniaJurado, Director of Sales at Trogon Lodge San Gerardo de Dota, responded to this review

Dear flame forever, Thank you for your visit to Trogon Lodge and for providing us with a delightful 5 star review of your stay and experience. It is a true pleasure to learn how much you enjoyed it. Thank you also for sharing great photos of your experience, it is truly appreciate in the TA community and we are always...

healdsburg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trogon Lodge is a surprise, hidden down the exceedingly steep road from Ruta Dos to San Gerardo de Dota. The plantings are marvelous, the birding uneqaled -- we actually saw a pair of Quetzals from the gardens. The lodge also runs a terrific restaurant about 2 kilometers further down the road (there is of course an onsite restaurant but we...

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EugeniaJurado, Director of Sales at Trogon Lodge San Gerardo de Dota, responded to this review

Dear peter v, Thank you for a wonderful 5 star review of Trogon Lodge. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed it. It is wonderful to know that you got to see the Quetzal, right there at the property!. Cafe Kahawa is the restaurant you mention. We have tried to create a casual atmosphere there, were one can...

Laurelville, Ohio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After three weeks in Costa Rica - we spent a single night at the Trogon Lodge, and it was our best night in the country. Our hike was wonderful. Both Dinner and Breakfast were heavenly. The room was very cozy, and the hot water bottle delivered to us was a wonderful treat.

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EugeniaJurado, Director of Sales at Trogon Lodge San Gerardo de Dota, responded to this review

Dear williel149, What a treat it is for us to hear that ours, was your best night in Costa Rica! We are truly delighted to know how much you enjoyed our service, the food and the experience. Thanks so much for having visited us, we look forward to seeing you again in a near future. Muchas gracias

Lewes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We must have picked the coldest few days to be there but the staff tried hard to keep us warm, lighting log burners in the public areas and gas fires in our rooms, not to mention giving us hot-water bottles! The rooms were basic but nicely laid out within the premises. There were several short trails you could do on...

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EugeniaJurado, Director of Sales at Trogon Lodge San Gerardo de Dota, responded to this review

Dear SusanRead, Thank you so much for your visit to Trogon Lodge. San Gerardo de Dota is nestled at 7,000 feet (2,200 meters) above sea level, which of course, with the altitude is a much chiller area than most in the country. One of its appealing factors is the refreshing weather during day time and how mystic and chiller it...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Sevegre valley is at 7,900' above sea level in central Costa Rica. Temperatures are 60-70 deg F all year. There are many endemic birds that are rare elsewhere such as the Resplended Quetzal. There are several other lodges in the valley . They all offer excellent food and accommodations.

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EugeniaJurado, Director of Sales at Trogon Lodge San Gerardo de Dota, responded to this review

Dear JoeD, Glad to hear that you were here for the birdwatching experience. San Gerardo is definitely a great area for birdwatching, with more than 175 bird species identified so far, including the amazing Resplendent Quetzal. Thanks so much for your visit.

Jersey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The road down from the highway is steep & unmade but didn't prove a problem for the driver of our people carrier. The hotel is nestled in a beautiful valley, with landscaped gardens, a trout pond, and the Saverge river running through it. The chalet we had (no. 7) had a nice view of the gardens & was simply furnished....

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Oregon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lodge is located a few miles off Hwy 2, the Pan American Highway, a couple hours south of San Jose. It's a very rough and steep road down into a stunning valley where the lodge is located. We made it just fine with a front wheel drive car, but you may need four wheel drive in the rainy season....

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only stayed one night but the grounds were beautiful with trout ponds and flora. We walked on the path to the waterfall. Lots of up and down through a beautiful cloud forest. The grounds have lots to see. Couldn't image seeing hummingbirds every morning. The restaurant was good but think they could be more inventive with their trout. Breakfast...

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Trogon Lodge was the fifth and last location that we stayed in during our 2 week trip to Costa Rica. Our initial impression was "we've saved the best until last" as the lodge and gardens are stunning on first sight. The whole site is steep with beautifully tended gardens and a spectacular river running through. We were shown to our...

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EugeniaJurado, Director of Sales at Trogon Lodge San Gerardo de Dota, responded to this review

Dear JillS, Greetings! Thank you for visiting us at Trogon Lodge. We are truly sorry to learn from your review that we were not able to meet your expectations. I am very surprised to hear that you didnt enjoy the meals. We bake our bread at Trogon Lodge so we can offer the freshest kind and right from the oven!...

Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The Trogon Lodge is in a valley near the Serro de Muerte along the Savegre River. The views, the flowers, the birds, and the river are stunning. The rooms are charming as are the staff. At night they turn on the heat and place hot water bottles in the bed. The breakfast has the traditional gallo de pinto as well...

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Good day cranky225, Thank you so much for your visit and for taking the time to review and share your experience at Trogon Lodge. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay, the food and the service. Have a wonderful day.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the mystic Valley of San Gerardo de Dota, surrounded by a collage of green and blue colored mountains, multi-shaded flowers and impressive oak trees, Trogon Lodge is the ideal spot to enjoy the heart of nature, in a peaceful environment, quiet and magical. The Lodge features 22 standard rooms and one standard superior room, surrounded by beautiful gardens, the Savegre River and the mountains. The Lodge offers restaurant, bar, trout ponds, and free WIFI access in public areas. Activities include insite canopy tour, nature trails for guided and selfguided walks, horseback riding, and birdwatching trips. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Trogon Lodge San Gerardo de Dota

Address: Savegre, San Gerardo de Dota 10980-1000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Gerardo de Dota
Price Range: $188 - $209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Trogon Lodge San Gerardo de Dota 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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“The rooms are lovely, quiet, finished in wood. Bring warm clothes, as the temperature at night and during early morning walks is quite chilly.”
 of 5 bubbles I970PQpeterv, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Beautiful grounds, bar service slow, not gourmet food”
 of 5 bubbles 197janiet, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had room 14 which had fantastic river views but was a very steep climb from the bar and restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles JillS3, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All are nice”
 of 5 bubbles helgas116, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms seem to have a great view of the valley”
 of 5 bubbles rice4man, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
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