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Reviewed 10 November 2016

I had been to Selva Verde 25 years ago, and found the lodge much improved for ecotourism and within our travel budget. September and October are the driest months in the Sarapiqui area, so it only rained at night. The accommodations are spacious, with ceiling...More

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Response from SelvaVerdeLodge, Director Comercial at Selva Verde LodgeResponded 11 November 2016

Mr. Grail, Thanks for your comment, we appreciate the feedback from our customers, that helps us to improve our services. I want to mentioned that, we are focusing on increasing the variety of our buffet, not only in vegetables also with new recipe using organic...More

Reviewed 1 November 2016

Part of the Thomson's Grand Tour of Costa Rica, this was a surprise, pulled off the main road into a forest, expecting to have to drive further. Spent 1 night here, advised to keep to the paths in the evening, but during the day, safe...More

Thank Stephen B
Response from AndreaLuisa, Public Relations Manager at Selva Verde LodgeResponded 2 November 2016

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your comments and for staying with us during your visit to Costa Rica. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the natural history and interpretation of our guides. When people feel that they experienced the rainforest with us, we...More

Reviewed 29 October 2016

Rooms are basic with no AC, but when you next to a rain forest you won't be spending much time in your room, lots of things to do and see in the grounds and a private hanging bridge into the rain forest, we got to...More

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Response from AndreaLuisa, Guest Relations Manager at Selva Verde LodgeResponded 31 October 2016

Thank you for sharing your feedback! We are so glad that you enjoyed the amazing environment and wildlife during your stay! We will be sure our naturalist guides also hear your appreciation! Come back and visit Selva Verde Lodge and Private Reserve soon!

Reviewed 23 October 2016

We stayed at the Selva Verde Lodge for one night during the Grand Tour of Costa Rica, with Thomson. What a great experience. The accommodation is in lodges located off walkways, on the edge of the river, which is adjacent to the rainforest. Our room...More

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Response from AndreaLuisa, Public Relations Manager at Selva Verde LodgeResponded 31 October 2016

Thank you for your feedback with us! We will share your comments about our guides with that team! Welcome back to your jungle home anytime!

Reviewed 16 October 2016

We stayed here for one night as part of a tour of Costa Rica. The room was basic with no TV or air conditioning and very simple decor. It was also damp and infested with flying ants. However this is a lodge on the edge...More

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Pool
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Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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USD 114 - USD 154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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USD 114 - USD 154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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volcanogirl
5 May 2018|
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Response from MGG56 | Reviewed this property |
We visited Dave & Dave's back in Jan. As mentioned, it isn't too far from Selva Verde. On the day we visited we saw a lot of birds, but you never know what birds will be around on any given day. There is a charge for... More
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John W
31 January 2018|
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Response from volcanogirl | Reviewed this property |
We just did the tour and really enjoyed it. The captain would point out wildlife and then get the boat close so we could take photographs. Saw three species of monkeys, some nice birds, and a croc!
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cathyindc
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Not in the rooms but there is WiFi in the hotel reception & dining area.
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"Riverside if possible. Bungalows okay especially if with own vehicle."
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"We liked the room we had in 2016 close to the river (#44). It had excellent views over the river and jungle..."
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