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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good52%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“frog garden”(10 reviews)
“costa rica”(12 reviews)
“bird feeders”(3 reviews)
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What's included
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
2 Star Hotel
Ara Ambigua is a beautiful mountain hotel, located in Sarapiquí in the Northern Zone of Costa Rica just 1.5 hours from San Jose. Here, you can enjoy the peace and exotic beauty of the tropical rainforest. Throughout your stay, you'll have a relaxing and enjoyable experience in this...
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Location and contact
400mts Norte de la Iglesia de La Guaria, 2110-1100, Costa Rica
50.5 km to Fortuna Airport
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Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Ara Ambigua is set in beautiful gardens teeming with wildlife, including a frog pond below the restaurant. The are two swimming pools and caiman ponds. Our accommodation was in a block of 3 rooms facing the forest. The room was spacious and well equipped with...More

Thank aldman64
Reviewed 9 March 2016

We stayed 2 nights on separate occasions and will stay again if we get the chance. The lodge is a jungle paradise. We got to see the red eyed frogs as well as other frogs and lizards , on a free night walk around the...More

Thank jr50
Reviewed 6 February 2016

A good place to stay in Sarapiqui. The restaurant was good and the breakfast was really quite excellent. The view from the restaurant was also great. The staff were friendly. The rooms, although clean, were a little outdated and could perhaps use an update. There...More

Thank Eline S
Reviewed 25 January 2016

We stay but one night, if we had known sooner we would have stayed longer. Very quiet, wonderful grounds, great restaurant, very pleasant surroundings. Other places are recommended in this area, we saw them, Ara Ambigua tops them all. If you want to stay in...More

Thank Gorsefighter
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We took a slight detour to stop at this Lodge/Hotel just outside of the small town of Puerto Viejo ( the inland one...not the one on the coast)..thanks for the tip Lonely Planet. Great restaurant and terrace overlooking a bird and frog garden. There is...More

Thank Gary S
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Ara Ambigua is a beautiful mountain hotel, located in Sarapiquí in the Northern Zone of Costa Rica just 1.5 hours from San Jose. Here, you can enjoy the peace and exotic beauty of the tropical rainforest. Throughout ...More your stay, you'll have a relaxing and enjoyable experience in this family-owned and run hotel. Less
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Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (43)
Room & Suite (24)
Dining (7)
Pool & Beach (4)
Family and Play Areas (6)
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"Rooms up the hill are quieter, especially on weekends when families gather around the lower pool."
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"all rooms are great but i like the ones on the lower end of the property best"
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"Rooms in the 30's are higher up and a bit more difficult to get to with big luggage."
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"If mobility is an issue, this location could be a bit daunting due to the hilly location."
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