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Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We did not use the lodge so cannot comment! Our guide that took us through the jungle was amazing, we saw poison dart frogs, howler monkeys, all sorts of flora! We walked on a good path that was easy to navigate. There were people that had canes that were going along just fine. The hanging bridge that you cross is...

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Reviewed 17 March 2017

The rooms are simple, but functional. You get working WiFi, a good AC and ample amount of shelves. The lodge is excellently situated for wildlife viewing, with great guides. There is much wildlife to be seen at the actual lodge, and all the staff is really helpful in helping you find it.

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

We really enjoyed our stay at Tirimbina Lodge. The staff, especially David, were amazing! He helped us with a rental car issue, booked our whitewater rafting and was always pleasant. Another member of the staff helped me to spot a sloth immediately upon arrival and provided great hiking tips. Lots of fun hiking and spotting wildlife, enjoying the trees, and...

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Ventura County Coast, California
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The hotel is very simple. We had rooms with shared bathrooms. beds are also very simple. The rooms are clean. Breakfast was ok. There were some choices, but not as in other costa rica hotels. It is in a green environment with trees and such around the accommodations.

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Palatine, Illinois
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We stayed here 3 nights In a "deluxe" room, which was clean and spacious. It had a/c, but we didn't need to use it. Liked having a patio. As other have mentioned, the walls are a little thin, so can be a little noisy. Also, patio screens didn't lock, so was a little concerned about security, but had no issues....

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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the chocolate tour. First visit to Costa Rica. We are touring with another couple. We are using Natural Solutions to plan our tour. We have a guide that was an excellent idea. There are rooms and food available. We are staying tonight and going for a bird walk early in the morning.

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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We booked the tirimbina lodge because we heard the Sarapiqui Valley was worth a visit, but we didn't know we would stay in a place with such a beautiful forest attached to it! When you stay in one of the basic and comfortable rooms you can visit the forest whenever you like. To get there, you have to cross a...

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Saint Charles, Illinois
Reviewed 22 December 2016

I visited Tirimbina over four days in December 2016. As a biologist looking for some rest and relaxation, I was primarily in finding a place where access to extensive trails, and found Tirimbina in my search. First, as Tirimbina's website points out, it's important to emphasize that the lodge is just part of a not-for-profit field research station. Tirimbina's mission...

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Corpus Christi
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Tirimbina Lodge is a lovely setting to explore nature with a multitude of educational tours available. It was our first stop in CR and we chose to fill our time with the available guided tours and were not disappointed. The rooms were clean and sparse. The air conditioning worked and was the only "luxury" offered. The back patio was lovely...

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Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights, rooms are basic but clean and we didnt spend too much time inside it anyway. Do note that the roofs are made of metal so when it rains it is loud, but you just get used to it! This place is all about the nature surrounding It and makes a perfect base for exploring....

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the Sarapiqui region, the Tirimbina Rainforest Lodge along the Sarapiqui River, is contiguous to a Biological Reserve of 852.5 Acres.We offer 12 comfortable rooms with A/C, safe deposit box, hot water, WI-FI, and phone. Enjoy our welcoming atmosphere and discover the exciting tropical forest, walking along several trails and suspension bridges of tropical forest and river discoveries from our study trails and bridges.Services (Restaurant, laundry , 24h security, a be-lingual staff welcomes)Facilities (souvenir shop, parking lot, A/C conference room, library, internet access) Attractions: (More than 9km trails, chocolate tour, bird watching, bat program, self walking tour, guided tour, night walking tour, eco education programs, volunteer and research opportunities and more) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tirimbina Lodge

Address: Tirimbina Biological Reserve, La Virgen 3069, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Heredia > Sarapiqui > La Virgen
Price Range: $61 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tirimbina Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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“I satyed one of the deluxe rooms just a few doors from the reception area and dining room.”
492miker, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have shared bathrooms & no air conditioner”
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Smplysublime213, 23 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an end room to minimize noise from neighbors through the then walls”
EDH_Traveler, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Deluxe rooms for the patio and free wifi.”
idrules, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Close to the lobby”
boydr2014, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
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