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Celeste Mountain Lodge

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Ithaca, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is really special. Owned by a European and has a very European and modern look and feel. Unfortunately the weather was bad when we were there so we didn't get the views that must be fantastic in clearer weather. Really enjoyed the communal dinners. Very innovative food. The owner could not be a more enthusiastic and attentive inn...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in this hotel for 2 nights. It was a change from the beaches we had stayed at earlier in our vacation. The grounds of the hotel are beautiful and they even have their own hiking trails. Very close to tenorio national park, which is why we decided to stay here. To our surprise all of our meals were included...

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Ozawkie, Kansas
Reviewed 1 week ago

we sadly only stayed 2 nights here but it was amazing ! everyone there is more than willing to help you, the room the put us in was #9 on the end of the building and it had the best views of the place. the food was perfect every meal and the staff was very fast too. there was great...

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are eco-designed modern with wonderful view. At dinner we ate the best steak for a long time. This hotel is surrounded by a nice garden. Below of the garden strech several acres of majestic rainforest you can explore on a nice private jungle trail. The road from the hotel to the near Nation Park Tenorio is under construction...

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Kitimat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A refreshing change after 20 days on the beautiful beaches of Costa Rica, The resort is owned by gentleman named Joel, a Canadian from Quebec and later Vancouver. The meals were some of the best I experienced in Costa Rica, all locally grown or reared in the area. The lodge is green beyond my expectations. Couches made out of 45...

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Playa Grande, Costa Rica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I stayed at Celeste Mountain lodge the beginning of February 2017. When we first arrived we made it in time for an incredible lunch. The lunches and dinner were incredible! And the owner was very helpful in helping us arrange anything we wanted to do. You could see his passion for his lodge as he walked around...

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Loudonville, Ohio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3 nights at the Mountain Lodge was a great way to start our 16 day first visit to Costa Rica. Great hiking available. Don't miss the night hike in the lodge's own trail. Saw 2 Fir de Lance snakes! Enjoy

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Hillsboro, Ohio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Totally eco-friendly, up to date maintenance, style and comfort. Food is fantastic and abundant. Staff is very friendly and always willing to assist and be helpful. Very reasonable rates. Only 10 km from the Volcano Tenorio National Park and Waterfall.

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CelesteLodge, Propietario at Celeste Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Jim for your great comments. Just a small rectification, we are at 5 km from the entrance of the park. And they are redoing our (previously quite bumpy) road, now transit is much easier in the area. Cheers

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To say we were surprised by this hotel is an under statement.The owner Joel whose remarkable vision and effort led to this enduring testament to his dream of an eco friendly hotel.Our room was spacious and very modern,spotlessly clean and had a first rate shower with plenty of hot water.The food was always excellent and was accompanied by Joel giving...

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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for a comfortable, convenient, congenial but unsophisticated base from which to launch birding and hiking forays into the forest, this lodge may be for you. First impressions are of an adult youth-hostel type building, with meals taken at long tables and bedrooms fairly stark but very adequate. Note the owner Joel is proud that there's not a...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Celeste Mountain Lodge is a responsible tourism establishment, located in Bijagua de Upala, the door to the Volcano Tenorio National Park and its amazing Rio Celeste (Blue River). An authentic rural area, of great natural beauty, with lots of forest and lots to do, yet so accessible! Celeste Mountain Lodge is unique for its concept and profound sustainable philosophy, its innovations, its details and original decoration, comtemporary architecture in minimalist style integrated in the environment. Surrounded by primary rainforest and hosting its own trail, you will be impressed by its fauna and flora, excellent birdwatching, impressive views onto 2 volcanoes, own own Cuisine fusion and our friendly service, casual, warm and efficient. Share a vision of the world and tourism with ethics, refined simplicity, personality, peace and nature in an unforgettable place... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Celeste Mountain Lodge

Address: Access Road To Nat'l Park Tenorio / Rio Celeste | 4 kms east of Bijagua, Bijagua de Upala 21301, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Bijagua de Upala
Price Range: $248 - $299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Celeste Mountain Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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“All the rooms would be similar. We liked being on the upper level (there are two levels).”
 of 5 bubbles snorkelerNan, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“#9 you cant beat, its on the 2nd floor and has 2 walls of panoramic views”
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 of 5 bubbles knuckledragger70, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Simple but comfortable and clean.”
 of 5 bubbles 76wrldtrvlr, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“This is the rain forest. Expect to feel slightly damp! ”
 of 5 bubbles K7251DPmichaelf, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms have the same beautiful view.”
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