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Waltham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this beautiful property in January and enjoyed every minute of our 3 day stay here. You are immersed in the beautiful natural environment surrounded by colorful flowers, birds and other wildlife close by. The staff is accommodating and the owner walks around to be sure that everyone is comfortable and happy in this place. Rooms are clean and safe...

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On behalf of all employees of Selva Verde we thank you for your comment, and we hope to see you again soon. Happy Valentines Day

Lake Forest, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for 2 nights Jan 22 and 23, 2017. We were in room CB2, right along the highway. Do yourself a favor and bring earplugs, not for the howler monkeys but for the 18 wheel trucks! The nature was amazing! So many birds! The river is beautiful. The breakfast and dinner buffet was good. Plenty...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first trip to CR included staying at this wonderful lodge. All meals were included and the manager of the site, Gustavo went out of his way to make us comfortable after we found that the room we were given was close to a noisy road. I'd recommend rooms near the rushing river #44, in particular.They have a wonderful large...

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Efrat, Palestinian Territories
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have only good things to say about our experience at the La Selva. We were pampered from when they met us at our hotel in Quito all the way until we stepped onto the dock of their gorgeous property and were greeted with cool towels and cocktails and that standard remained for the whole visit. The staff was accomodating...

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Normal, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This wonderful place is in the middle of the rainforest in Costa Rica. It has most wonderful cabins with shuttered windows and open-air roof. One can hear the hollar monkeys and all of the wonderful birds. We only ate a few meals there because they do not excel at this, but everything else was great.

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must visit area and this hotel has an abundance of wildlife within its own grounds . The accomodation is modern and comfortable and I had a river view . I met the owner several times who tries to ensure you enjoy your stay. There is an Italian restaurant on site which makes fantastic pasta dishes and pizza....

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Springfield, Virginia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The grounds are magnificent, birds are spectacular, river is close. There is no air conditioning and it is a hot place but it does cool down at night. Get rooms closer to the river if possible. It's a hike from reception and the dining area, but the sound of the river at night is calming. You can see an amazing...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lodge is in a birding haven and has a lot of wildlife right around it including monkeys, agouti, poison dart frogs etc. The great green macaw was the most amazing thing and they are commonly seen there. The lodge is a little run down and is located right on a major highway with loud semi trucks constantly passing. The...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lodge is in a good setting, BUT because it is on a main road, you can hear the traffic from some of the rooms and on some of the forest walks! I would have also liked to have seen healthier lunch options on the buffet. Going to other places outside the lodge is an expensive proposition as transportation costs...

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Mysuru (Mysore), India
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Great location by the river.Rustic setting.Large rooms with two queen sized beds.Choice of buffet Cost aRican food or a la carte Italian. Good buffet breakfast with wide selection of fruit,with a nice balcony from where you can see the bird life feeding on the bananas kept on a log.Opportunities for rafting,walks and more

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Selva Verde is more than a lodge and more than a rainforest reserve. It is your gateway into a magical world of towering Almendro trees, Mantled Howler Monkeys, and Keel Billed Toucans. Immerse yourself in tropical nature as you hike through deep green forest or reflect quietly in a comfortable hammock. Discover something new as you encounter Selva Verde's amazing wildlife and vibrant people. Rekindle your sense of wonder and experience the out-of-the-ordinary. Experience Selva Verde! Located just 2 hours from San Jose, Selva Verde provides easy access to the wonders of the rainforest. For over 30 years, we have been a haven for nature enthusiasts from around the world. Our abundant biodiversity, comfortable rainforest lodge, and exciting activities are ideal for adventure seekers, bird and wildlife watchers, students, and families. Come explore Selva Verde's 500 acres of vibrant tropical nature in the heart of Costa Rica's Sarapiqui Canton. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Selva Verde Lodge

Address: | 9 Kms from Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui, 553069, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Heredia > Sarapiqui
Price Range: €116 - €136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Selva Verde Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 58
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Selva Verde Hotel Sarapiqui
Selva Verde Lodge Costa Rica/Sarapiqui
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“Ask for a room that is not near the road as traffic noise could be annoying.”
 of 5 bubbles gosunbound, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had a room overlooking the lagoon which was lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles rachelkennyco, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Each cabin has four rooms/one on each corner. All are great.”
 of 5 bubbles rebeccalinares, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“River view room”
 of 5 bubbles Davies619, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Back by the river is quieter”
 of 5 bubbles 315judyg, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
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