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Mawamba Lodge

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Reviewed 17 February 2015

This is very typical of the 5 similar forest lodges we've stayed in around the world. Travellers who may be less familiar with this type of accommodation should be aware in advance that they should not expect normal hotel standards. At this price level, rooms/chalets...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2015

The place is well worth the trip. Cruise down small canals with huge jungle trees over head. Monkeys, sloths and birds galore. The grounds have views of toucans, green macaws, and the like. Lovely Pool and bar area. And great buffet meals three per day...More

Thank trailboot
Response from EugeniaJurado, Director of Sales at Mawamba LodgeResponded 18 February 2015

Dear trailboot, Thank you so much for writing and for taking the time to review your experience at Mawamba Lodge and Tortuguero Canals. Itis wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed the wildlife of the area, and also the servicxes provided in our Lodge, making...More

Reviewed 16 February 2015 via mobile

The lodge is in a lovely setting on a narrow piece of land between the river on one side and the beach on the other. The bungalows are well spaced out in lovely gardens which attract many birds and iguanas. There are paths through the...More

Thank simply-peregrinating
Response from EugeniaJurado, Director of Sales at Mawamba LodgeResponded 19 February 2015

Dear Marilyn W, I am so glad to know that you enjoyed your trip to Tortuguero, thank you for taking the time not only to write but to share the photos of your experience. Your concise but detaled description of the experience reflects how much...More

Reviewed 9 February 2015

Just returned from a 10 day tour of Costa Rica with Gate 1 travel. This is our second tour with them and they did not disappoint us. Gate 1 booked us at Mawamba lodge which was fabulous. The food was great, buffet style, so you...More

Thank buka7
Response from EugeniaJurado, Director of Sales at Mawamba LodgeResponded 13 February 2015

Dear buka7, I am delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay at Mawamba Lodge. We are very glad that Gate1 one booked you with us and that you had a great time with your tour guide Luis, while exploring and discovering the natural...More

Reviewed 4 February 2015

Located between the beach and the Tortuguera canals, with its own lovely wildlife gardens, the Mawamba Lodge could hardly be more beautifully situated. But for us, it's appeal ended there. The cabins are dark and sparsely furnished, and become somewhat depressing after a while. The...More

3  Thank Peter D
Response from EugeniaJurado, Director of Sales at Mawamba LodgeResponded 13 February 2015

Dear Peter D, I am glad to hear you enjoyed Tortuguero, the wildlife and the gardes of MAwamba Lodge. I must address your negative points to remind every reader that ours, is a Jungle Eco Lodge located in a fragile environment. Of course we serve...More

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scratchy572
10 July 2017|
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Response from EugeniaJurado | Property representative |
Hello, both liquid soap and shampoo are provided at Mawamba Lodge. The Lodge is now using a new biodegradable line, supplied by a new company in the Province of Limon. Excellent products, with great aroma, and complying with... More
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Stephan O
15 May 2017|
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The dinner cruise is a great activity, Departing every night with a minimum of 2 people. Cost is of only $40 per person including the 2 two hour ride and full dinner on board with one drink included plus coffee at the end... More
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loves2takepics
21 February 2017|
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Response from EugeniaJurado | Property representative |
Thank you for your question! The standard rooms do not have a hair dryer, but there are some available in reception in case you need one. The quantities are limited. THe standard superior rooms do have a hair dryer in the... More
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"don't go at all - go somewhere else"
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"Any of the cabins are nice - some attached, some stand-alone. All are nice!"
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"We had the last lodge, towards the butterfly and frog houses, we loved it, very close to the river..."
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"I would try to look toward the canal. Ours was centrally located with lots of covered walks for protection..."
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