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Toulouse, France
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We arrived by night, after one hour on a tough road, but it was worth it ! The location of the lodge is really great (lost in the nature, in the middle of nowhere), each room is a spacious and beautiful bungalow, with a small terrace to enjoy the view on the lake. There are many activities proposed (the nighwalk...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 18 December 2016

The place is so peacefull with all kind of exotic birds, there's a mountain just behind you and a lot of things to do there. The food delicious, unique service, the staff really kind and always with a smile and very good attitude. We recomend you to go on a 4X4 and enjoy the adventure. We're definily going back soon;)...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Vicky, Fatima and the whole team are just amazing people, who helped us out tremendously. We can only recommend visiting here (but be careful on the unpaved road leading there) and enjoy the incredible hospitality.

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Franksville, Wisconsin
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Getting to this magnificent spot can be an adventure or a harrowing experience. We chose the later! Many missed turns from San Jose resulted in us traveling the last 24 KM in the dark. Previous reviews explain the last part of the road as being rough, so plan ahead. Wonderful Vicki greeted us with refreshing coconut water and a welcoming...

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We stayed here for two night and had a fantastic time! It's a beatiful place, the spacious lodges are located around de lagune with lot's of birds and wildlive, have a nice veranda and very comfortable beds. The staff is really friendly. We did a quided (night) tour around their property, a morning birdwatching tour and a boot tour to...

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

We went there only for one night, we took the treehouse I have never slept in a treehouse and it was gorgeous, so relaxing in the middle of the mountain with nature sounds, it even has a shower outside. the place is beautiful the staff is really kind they received us with coconut water and wet towels (completely required for...

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This place is absolutely beautiful! The lodges are big and beautiful. Every lodge has a veranda with view to the river. Such a quiet place where you can enjoy the nature, listen to all the jungle/bird sounds and relax. There are many beautiful birds to watch and there is also an opportunity to have a hike with marked trails. You...

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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

It was fantastic, so frendly. We did the early morning Tour, the boattrip and in the afternoon with a gide a Tour to the Woods. The gides show you so many animals and now so mutch of everyting. It was so great, the rooms, diner fantastic. Of you go to Costa Rica you must go there, it was the best...

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Australia
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Travelled here for toucans and macaws and was not disappointed. This is a quest Eco lodge that provides remoteness with some comforts from home like delicious meals, drinks and wifi (but don't expect service like in the main towns). Staff are friendly and accommodation comfortable considering where you are. The drive includes 1 hour of Costa Rican massage, so if...

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Konstanz, Germany
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We spent 2 nights at maquenque in their tree house and loved every minute of it! It is very remote, but that's exactly what we enjoyed! It's where you can experience the rain forest at its fullest. There are 3 different types of toucans constantly flying by the restaurant, we saw macaws and tons of other beautiful birds while eating...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Maquenque Eco-lodge is a new 60 hectare reserve located just north of Boca Tapada, San Carlos and offers easy access to the newly created Maquenque National Wildlife Refuge, of 60.000 hectares in size. A local family, Canoa Aventura Tour Operator and a Swiss family are creating this jungle lodge to maintain and conserve wildlife habitat, while providing visitors with high quality accommodations and service in a unique framework ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maquenque Eco-Lodge

Address: 3kms del la escuela de Boca Tapada | San Carlos, Boca Tapada 4417, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Boca Tapada
Price Range: €108 - €187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Maquenque Eco-Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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