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Lookout Inn Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Bountiful, Utah
Reviewed 16 November 2015

We absolutely loved this place! Do your research before driving to Carate, Costa Rica such that you understand where you are staying. There are no stores or anything. Its about 1.5 hours from Puerto Jimenez on a dirt road that can be slow going and a little rough. We had to cross 5 streams and small rivers to get there...

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

hey shane... thanks for the nice review-- we all here at the lookout inn thank you for visiting us - and hope you have a wonderful holiday season.. come on back some day and see us again... thanks so much terry and the team

Strykersville, New York, United States
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Just returned from another trip to Lookout Inn, Costa Rica and I felt like I was welcomed to my second home. Hosts, Terry and Katya, personally showed me to the most beautiful cabin on the mountainside, Blue Butterfly. With a view to the Pacific and surrounded by the the jungle it was very private yet open aired. Once again the...

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

yes a wonderful time the second time -- great to have u2 guys visit us again 3rd times a charm so we shall see you again ok??? all is well here in the tropics its finally raining a bit but this ''el nino'' has kept us dry at least on this beach of carate-dont forget to visit our lil hotel...

Zurich
Reviewed 31 October 2015

We spent 5 nights at the Monkey House - it is just unbelievable... Surrounded by nature, wonderful animal watchings any- and everywhere... We didn't make a step without binoculars or camera, even not to the bathroom ;-) Food was just gorgeous. Buffet style, very good, plenty of it, for us as vegetarians even specially set up. The staff was VERY...

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

thats the truth -- if you need A/C you may want to go to a resort that has all those ''back home '' pleasures if your looking for adventure / wildlife / beautiful trees and flowers / a black sand remote tropical beach book here at the lookout inn and yes the food is wonderful we have a great chef//...

Concord, California
Reviewed 25 October 2015

What a fantastic trip! We really lucked out, had the whole lodge to ourselves for 8 days (Oct is rainy/off season):) loads of wildlife, awesome staff, and beautiful unique rustic yet 5 star accommodations...a truly fabulous find. The team at the Lookout Inn care only about making your stay the absolute best, the food was great, the room was clean...

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

i am so happy all went well for your wonderful adventure and yes this is not your ordinary hotel / lodge we are ''all green '' totally off the grid no cell service no electric lines ( all solar) no towns //stores just wild life plants and great adventure travelers -- thank you 2 for a excellent review come back...

Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Corcovado has been for me the most beautiful place in the World for years. This time I had opportunity to stay at Lookout Inn Lodge and it added even more to that. Relaxed and friendly atmosphere, excellent service, dreamlike location and open cabins with a postcard views - that all leads to a feeling you do not want to go...

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

glad you had a wonderful time .. katya and i are in the states this week and can not wait to get back to the tropics ...waves // humidity and wild life ... thank you for the nice review

Commerce Township, Michigan
Reviewed 6 October 2015

I have been to Costa Rica 6 times , covering most of the Country , without question the Lookout Inn is the most Unique ,fantastic place I have visited.The owner -Terry Conroy , has created an oasis in the Osa. His location , staff, food , rooms are only matched by his personality. I am so excited for my 12...

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

hello my good ole fisherman friend doug rumor has it your heading back this way again in 2016 bring your gear lots of big fish in the lagoon see ya soon terry and ta=hanks for the great review

Thun, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Recommendations: if you have the chance, GO! We traveled for 6 weeks trough Central America and this was the highlight of our journey: best food, best room, most beautiful area Room: we had the blue butterfly with ocean view. Nearly every day monkeys past our room! Very clean room and bad even it is nearly totally “outdoor”. Location: Remoted but...

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

apple pie -- i still remember that dinner buffet with 9 food items and that pie to die for--thank you for remembering us and this nice review - all is well here at the lookout inn lodge -- and dont forget we have a beautiful lil 3 bedroom boutique hotel inn puerto jimenez -- thank you all again for visiting...

Gardnerville, Nevada
Reviewed 30 September 2015

What a spectacular jungle adventure! Such a beautiful location surrounded with jungle beauty and spectacular flora and fauna! Terry an staff made our stay so very enjoyable, with a fun filled atmosphere, great accommodations and delicious food and drink. The views of the ocean are breathtaking and so close to a beautiful tropical beach. Activities for all levels of adventure...

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

dug was a wonderful pleasure to meet u and rumor has it your coming back in jan. 2016 for some more R&R we all here at the lookout inn lodge thank you ...see ya again terry at the inn

Orange County, California
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Me and my fiancée, stayed with Terry this past August, as a recommendation from one of our friends who stayed there previously and loved it, is just hard to find words to describe the experience, we traveled on a tight budget so we had to be really careful with our expenses and therefore traveled on the green season, all I...

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

holy cow .. nice review thanks so much my entire staff thanks u2 tooooo-- so traveling world there ya have it .. lookout inn a great place to stay - eat - and see wildlife and a wonderful staff J. thanks again bye ter

Hollywood, Alabama
Reviewed 2 September 2015

I stayed at the Lookout Inn for four nights in mid August. I stayed in the Monkey House which provides a fantastic view of the ocean. The sound of the waves at night lulled me to sleep each night. My accommodations were clean and housekeeping did an excellent job. Each of the meals was a treat. Terry and Katya were...

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

hello holly wood so nite to have met you a wonderful single lady with a wonderful attitude and had a great time with us my staff thanks you and my dogs tooooo also dont forget my bed and breakfast in puerto jimenez .. great place to stay in the future thanks again

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lookout Inn Lodge is a beach and rainforest ecolodge in Carate on Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula. We are located completely off the beaten path and conveniently located near an entrance to the world-renowned Corcovado National Park. Ideally situated to offer comfortable and affordable eco-friendly accommodations to adventure travelers visiting this remote part of Costa Rica, the Lookout Inn Lodge is sure to impress. Nestled in the hillside right above the road and alongside an isolated black sand beach, Lookout Inn Lodge provides our guests with spectacular views of the surrounding jungle rainforest, the majestic Pacific Ocean and an endless unspoiled Osa Peninsula coastline. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lookout Inn Lodge

Address: Carate, Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Corcovado National Park > Carate
Price Range: $118 - $330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lookout Inn Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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Lookout Hotel Carate
Lookout Inn Lodge Costa Rica/Carate
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“This Inn is off the grid so be ready, no hot water, solar power, limited cell reception and wifi.”
Jwhite2314, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“Get the rooms up high, You can see it all!”
  • hundreds of lapas all morning every morning
grahamfswindell, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“open private outdoor experience comfortable tree houses as well as the more traditional indoor rooms”
liesla2017, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms were very nice but very different. Each has it's own feel.”
mikebJ9816DM, 12 May 2017 | Read review
“I'd recommend the rooms (monkey, butterfly, tiki, . . .) away from the main lodge, mainly for ventilation and views.”
  • view from our room with macaw
, 4 May 2017 | Read review
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