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Outer Banks, NC, USA
Reviewed 23 December 2011

The bungalows are just as described in other reviews and what we considered to be a Costa Rican experience. Lovely!! We loved the hammocks on the porch and spent the evenings RELAXING and watching birds and iguanas come and go. Our host was absolutely gracious and took us on a short walk over to his nearby house to see a...

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Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 16 April 2011

When we got to Costa Rica our intention was to travel around a bit but we started at the Blue Jay Lodge and could never bring ourselves to leave. Our bungalow was the highest at the Blue Jay and we had these unbelievable ocean views from the hammocks on our deck. You could hear and see birds and lizards and...

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2011

We stayed in one of the top tree houses for three nights in February. This consists of a wooden bungalow on stilts high up in the hills and so the views of the Ocean were amazing. There is a deck out front with two hammocks and the room had two double beds and a spacious bathroom with a shower that...

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Rehoboth, Massachusetts
Reviewed 18 February 2011

We stayed in the highest up bungelow, and its like sleeping in a tree house. Wonderful breezes on hot nights and the sounds of the jungle around you. At the end of an active day, we'd relax on our porch and watch the sunset. Just beautiful! Friendly staff, clean bungelow, good breakfast, all in all a great value.

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Walker, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 August 2010

This place is so cool. Great value with super nice owners. So peaceful & beautiful here with very comfortable hillside cabins

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Salt Spring Island
Reviewed 23 January 2010

This place is fabulous! We had a cabin way up high with a view of the ocean.. The cabin was huge with solid walls half way up and screening the rest of the way, so that you felt as if you were actually in the trees. There was a deck out front with two hammocks. The included breakfasts were great...

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Luxembourg
Reviewed 21 January 2010

I reccomand this hotel. Our stay was beautiful, the place fantastic, the hotel is very cozy, the bungalow spacious and very clean. The breakfast very good, too!! If you want to spend few days in Mal Pais, Blue Jay Lodge is the best place to stay!! Caterina

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Alaska, Fairbanks
Reviewed 27 November 2009

We had a marvelous stay in Costa Rica at the Blue Jay. They have wonderful rooms that are spacious and quiet. The staff was fiendly and always there to help you with anything you needed The location was great, just cross the street is the beach . If you plan a vacation to Costa Rica to Malpais the blue Jay...

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san diego, ca
Reviewed 13 April 2009

We stayed at the Blue Jay Lodge for 3 nights last June. It was not a disappointment. It was absolutely magical. Howler monkeys can be heard at night or early in the morning. It rained each day and the sound of the rain in the trees and the smell of the leaves was amazing. Each morning, the owner cooked us...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 9 March 2007

no locks, construction zone, and wanted to charge us 100US/night. it is also too far from MAl Pais/Santa Teresa intersection. All hotels there are "secluded" enough. Blue Jay was a very very long walk from where the bus drops you off.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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Additional Information about Blue Jay Lodge

Address: 800 sur Banco de costa rica Playa Carmen Mal Pais, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Mal Pais
Price Range: $94 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Blue Jay Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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Blue Jay Hotel Mal Pais
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#6 Romantic Hotel in Mal Pais
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“Go for a bungalow up top. I had "Iguana" and it was excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles KLAvisitor, 7 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Just make sure you are OK with nature before booking here!”
 of 5 bubbles deborahwX6718FI, 27 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Views at the top are nice but a heavy price to pay for the hike up there. Rooms are too hot to be in during the day anyways, go for a shaded room near the base.”
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 of 5 bubbles 581emilys, 4 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Upper level rustic rooms are unique and fun.. We love this type of thing. If you are looking for a conventional room, perhaps one of the ones with a/c would be more suitable.”
 of 5 bubbles suanneh2016, 29 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Ask for one of the bungalows higher up the hill for the best view of the ocean from your porch.”
 of 5 bubbles choiceweb, 19 Mar 2014 | Read review
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