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Windham, Maine
Reviewed 1 week ago

The road was under construction and we were motioned to stop. We decided we may as well grab a bite to eat so we wandered in to Miriams. We only wanted a light brunch so we ordered sandwiches & drinks. Coffee was very good and so were the sandwiches. We enjoyed the birds at the feeders while we ate. Great...

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Muchas gracias por su visita es un gran honor recivirles en nuestro pequeño negocio muchas gracias

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed overnight in Miriams's cabins in the forest, plus had 2 meals in the restaurant. On arrival we were shown to the back deck which overlooks the valley and has several bird feeders, with constant visits by hummingbirds and many other birds. Once lured away from the birds, we were served a hearty family style meal of trout, rice/beans,...

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Muchas gracias nos gusta mucho trabajar con turistas, tan agradables y que amam tanto la naturaleza como nosotros , y...

Reviewed 2 February 2017

We had such a great lunch and experience at Miriam's that we went back another day. The deck and the birds made it a spectacular experience. We took a tour of some of the cabins. We would gladly stay there for Miriam's cooking alone!

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ES un gran honor recibir a los turistas que nos visitan , en nuestro pequeño negocio , agradecerles por tomar...

Province of Alajuela, Costa Rica
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I didn't spend the night there, only passed by for a lunch. I had a great time, the view is awesome and the birds come to the deck to eat whatever Miriam throws. Prices are very good and the food is excellent and very good portions, I've been there twice.

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Muchas gracias, por su visita, por su gran gentileza de tomarse unos minutos de su valioso tiempo, para su comentario...

Alameda, California
Reviewed 10 August 2016

If you want great wholesome home cooking, be sure to stop at Miriam's. We stayed one night in her cabin just a short drive from the restaurant so we got to enjoy a breakfast and dinner there. We still talk about her cooking because we miss it so. The portions were big and delicious. Her homemade jam was so good...

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Muchas gracias somos un pequeño negocio hacemos lo mas que se pueda para que nuestros clientes pasen bien ,lo mejor...

Glasgow
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We stumbled across Miriam's by chance, originally stopping for a refreshing drink, after our walk. We sat out the back and enjoyed the wonderful array of birds that visited the bird table and trees. Not only did we enjoy a freshly made blackberry juice but decided to stay for lunch and ate like kings! The food was fresh, tasty, plentiful...

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Muchas gracias este es un pequeño lugar donde trabajamos en familia y nos agrada atender alos visitantes con cariño nuestras...

Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch as a walking group of 20 people. We were given a very warm welcome and served a delicious chilled fruit cocktail drink before sitting down to a substantial lunch of traditionally cooked food. The quantity and quality was excellent, as was the opportunity to watch the birds on the feeding tables at the rear of...

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Es un gran honor tenerlos en nuestro pequeño negocio familiar en el cual nos complace mucho tener alos visitantes y...

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 1 March 2016

We stayed 2 nights in a tiny wooden room with a bathroom. We ate our meals at Miriam's and they were the best of our whole trip: simple, fresh, typical cuisine. Miriam was warm and welcoming. We were there to see the queztals farther down the valley, and with the help of our bird guide, Melvin, we did!

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 10 January 2016

The cabins are located in a beautiful surrounding either close to the family owned forest with some trails or close to the restaurant. Our cabin (number 5) was very little and very rustic, but we just loved it! Everything seemed to be handpicked and very personal. There is a coffee maker, warm water and even a little electronic heater. But...

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En cada pais de donde alguien nos a visitado hay una pequeña parte de nosotros ya que cada visitante es...

Boston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2015

Miriam's is a little gem of a place, overlooking a beautiful valley with a large waterfall. While eating some traditional Costa Rica food, (try the Trout is just sublime) you can watch 6 or seven species of Hummers on the feeders plus Tanagers and other birds. Make sure you have a camera as the birds are close, real close

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Nuestra idea es de cuidar la naturaleza, pero tambien podre vivirla y disfrutarla con nuestros visitantes, los cuales son parte...

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Address: San Gerardo de Dota Valley | 5 miles from Los Quetzales National Park, San Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Gerardo de Dota
Also Known As:
Miriam's Quetzals Costa Rica/San Gerardo De Dota
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“Excellent Views and accessible.”
 of 5 bubbles 533mauricioz, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask about the different cabins to decide which one fits you the most!”
 of 5 bubbles casades77, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a birding guide if birds are your priority. Mariam can find you one.”
 of 5 bubbles 29charlied, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Whoops, they don't have a pool and trip advisor doesn't have a way of removing the mistake. Ask for a cabin. The hikes in the area are strenuous and beautiful!”
 of 5 bubbles garyschoenberg, 3 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Stay with them and support a hard working family and have the best time with them”
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