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    Rancho Naturalista

    1 Km este de Tuis de Turrialba | Tayutic, Turrialba 7150, Costa Rica
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          Room & Suite (38)
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          Overview
          • Excellent84%
          • Very good13%
          • Average2%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
          Travellers talk about
          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
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          Multilingual Staff
          Wheelchair Access
          Laundry Service
          Private Balcony
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          1 - 5 of 228 reviews

          Reviewed 4 days ago

          Second stay in two years at Rancho's from 18/04 till 20/04/17. Simply amazing, not only for the birding (112 species, amongst them several rare), but also for the best food in CR and the quality of service Lisa an her staff offer. Even when you...More

          Thank Alain B
          Hotel's Favourite
          Reviewed 9 March 2017

          I would like to start by qualifying the superlatives laid down here, by saying that I am a an international tour leader who visits Costa Rica, and other countries, regularly during the course of my job as a professional bird guide. I live in Ecuador...More

          1  Thank SamWoods_13
          Response from LisaErb_CR, Manager at Rancho NaturalistaResponded 20 March 2017

          Since you are an international tour leader who visits Costa Rica and other countries, regularly as a professional bird guide, this was for me by far the best review I have had the honor to receive for Rancho Naturalista. Your picturesque way of explaining about...More

          Reviewed 6 days ago

          There are many wonderful locations for birding throughout Costa Rica, and several fine, interesting lodges in which to stay. I can say this because I have been fortunate enough to have spent several winters traveling around in the country, mostly to places where I can...More

          Thank Adkmthiker
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          My husband and I spent four nights at Rancho Naturalista at the end of a two week trip to Costa Rica. What a way to end on a high note. The lodge is fantastic, situated in the forest surrounded by birds and hiking trails. The...More

          Thank Beth S
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          Rancho Naturalista is a lovely quiet mountain retreat. They serve great authentic food, very fresh (food is included in the price and beer and wine are available for purchase). We saw a lot of wild-life there; they put out feeders to attract the hard to...More

          Thank Trish H
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          About
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          Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Free Internet
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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Multilingual Staff
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          • Breakfast Available
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          • Price range
          • US$125 - US$153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Suites
          • Number of rooms
          • 14
          • Location
          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of Cartago >
          • Turrialba
          • Also Known As
          • Rancho Naturalista Turrialba ,
          • Rancho Naturalista Hotel Turrialba ,
          • Rancho Naturalista Costa Rica/Turrialba
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          romyhr
          Can you arrange a transfer from San Jose Hamton inn for my wife and me to Ranco Naturalista? We plan to come in February or March, maybe sooner if room available. We do not yet have a room reservation, muchas gracias. Dr. Robert Myhr
          23 November 2016|
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          Response from LisaErb_CR | Property representative |
          Hello sorry for the delay I didn't see your message! Yes we can arrange for a local taxi driver from our area who will pick you up at The Hampton Inn or any other hotel that you would like to be picked up from. He also will... More
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          Suzanne R
          A question for serious bird photographers. I'm wondering if the birds you see are primarily in good light (meaning, you're able to get decent shutter speed with reasonable ISO), or do they tend to be in deep shadows - from the photos of the area, it does look like there is a lot of tree cover. Just thought I'd ask ahead of time. :)
          23 July 2016|
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          Response from Jamey B | Reviewed this property |
          I'm neither a photographer nor a serious bird enthusiast, but I can share the experience of my relatives who are both. Many of the birds we saw on our hikes from Rancho Naturalista were high in trees or on the outer... More
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          wheresmylenscap
          Hello! Does anyone know if it is possible to visit the Ranch for a day trip without booking a room? We have sadly already booked our stay elsewhere and can't cancel. But I am a huge hummingbird lover and this sounds like a great place to see them without having to go out of our way to do it. If we can go for a day trip, do we need to book a guided tour or can we wander on our own? And is there a cost involved to do it on our own, if that's possible? We will of course have a meal there! Thanks!
          6 February 2015|
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          Response from LisaErb_CR | Property representative |
          The policy for guests who are wanting to birdwatch at Rancho Naturalista but are not staying at the lodge because the lodge is full or due to other factors is the following: You must contact us in advance to make a... More
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          Room Tips
          "We were in the sun bittern room - great private deck with hummingbird feeders."
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          "I am already booked room # 4 for my next year trip"
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          "I stayed in room 5 and loved it. Very comfortable and even had a little "sun room"."
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          "Quietest rooms are in a building separate from the main one."
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