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Samoa Lodge & Resort Tortuguero

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Boston , MA
Reviewed 15 April 2016

had a two night stay reserved at the Samoa.... for some reason while in the midst of running around San Jose, I got a desperate e mail from my travel agent saying that they had cancelled our reservation.. Needless to say, it really screwed things up, we had to spend the rest of the afternoon making new reservations, new and...

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Aurora, CO
Reviewed 17 January 2014

A bit remote, which was perfect for us. We were brought by boat to the Lodge. We enjoyed the meals, served in a group area. Our room was nice (we had a green tree frog in our room one night that I think got in when we opened the door :) There wasn't much to do activity-wise on the grounds...

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London
Reviewed 7 May 2012

Staff we very helpful. We were in a group of about 10 people and did all our tours together. Luis our guide was knowledgeable and had amazing eye sight. He saw birds and caman that we couldn't even see when they were under our noses. He also took us on a hike up a local hill where you had great...

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6Thank R0sanda
Reviewed 22 February 2012

In a remote soaking wet environment, short of spending a fortune removing yourself from the reality, this is as good a place as any to explore from. The food is balanced nutrtionally and culturally. There is enough staff to keep food and events basically on time. Pool is small but clean. Attention to ambience is very good. Very friendly. Thoroughly...

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2Thank travelwithcane
San Juanillo, Costa Rica
Reviewed 22 February 2012

We had a great time at the Flor de Tortugero. As quiet and peaceful a place as we had ever seen. Wonderful birds animals and flora and the people were fantastic. The management and help were more than gracious..i highly recommend this place for a wildlife lover who wants a quiet place to relax and enjoy nature at it's finest

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Deinze, Belgium
Reviewed 21 February 2012

We have some mixed feelings on what to write about this hotel. We'll start with all the good points: - the young owners are very friendly and nice and do everything they can to please their guests. They are ambitious and the fact that their beautifull kids are there gives a very warm and familiar feeling. You feel as if...

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2Thank SSVO
Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 17 February 2012

Samoa Lodge is a very quiet hotel, perfect for relaxation. You can only get there by boat - the hotel arranges your transportation when you make the reservation. It is quite secluded because you cannot go very far without having to take the boat, but the arranged trips (to the village and to the national park) were very good. The...

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1Thank Liesbeth V
Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 8 August 2011

Samoa Lodge is a nice place for any traveler like us seeking a peaceful stay; thankfully we had one of the best of it. Boating was fun and also a bit adventurous but getting to see different breeds of wildlife was amazing. Most importantly their pricing pattered seemed strange it was adjustable and not a problem at all. May think...

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Toronto, Ohio
Reviewed 15 June 2011

I and my wife recently spent three great days at this place. It was an enjoyable experience. It is a beautiful and peaceful place. The people at this lodge do a great job. We had the opportunity to see a lot of different wildlife while we were here. The place is well maintained and nicely regulated. You get your meals...

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 15 February 2011

My boyfriend and I made Samoa the first leg of our Caribbean vacation - we did the biggest package - 3 nights - and had a really great time. Transportation from San Jose and back was very comfortable and even enjoyable. We stopped to check out sloths and various wildlife along the way. The lodge staff was fantastic. Our tour...

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Additional Information about Samoa Lodge & Resort Tortuguero

Address: 50mts north of Dr Echandi's Clinic, Tortuguero 10736-1000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Tortuguero
Price Range: $194 - $468 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Samoa Lodge & Resort Tortuguero 3*
Number of rooms: 32
Also Known As:
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Samoa Lodge & Resort Tortuguero Hotel Tortuguero
Samoa Hotel Tortuguero
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“apparently guarantees reservations means nothing....”
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“the cabinas are spacious and cool”
 of 5 bubbles elliott625, 21 Feb 2012 | Read review
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