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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Set in beautiful gardens - lovely place. Requires drive for several miles down unsurfaced road which was quite difficult in our under-powered "SUV". No choice of food (full board) so slightly hit and miss; some delicious, some just about ok. Nice breakfast. We had a package included two guided tours; one on foot was a bit of a waste of...

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Austria
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a real gift to spend 5 nights at Esquinas lodge! Very friendly people, excellent guides, super food, great fresh juices, wonderful bird life, funny frogs, geccos, lizards, snakes and breathtaking nature around!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pros: beautiful grounds, lots of wildlife (the night tour was great), quite nice food, attentive kitchen staff (they remembered what I was allergic to and consistently made me an alternative when I couldn't have the set meal), spring-fed pool Cons: dingy rooms (you'll need a book light if you want to read), can hear the people next door when they're...

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robinwood2, Inhaber at Esquinas Rainforest Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your friendly comment. We are working on the quality of our rooms, especially the lighting, but the dinginess is hard to avoid since , as an ecolodge, we purposely don't have glass windows and air-conditioning, and the humidity is omnipresent. Have a great 2017!

Zürich
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Esquinas Rainforest Lodge over Christmas 2016 and enjoyed it. A lovely, peaceful and relaxing place within Piedras Blancas NP. Hiking in the NP is a must and well worth it. Food was excellent and rooms spacy and clean. Although everything was fine I have to say that, given the expensive price, something was missing. That little superb...

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2016

This eco hotel is in a wonderful location and is thoroughly recommended in spite of visiting during atrocious weather! The rooms are clean & comfortable with balconies to sit on & watch the hummingbirds and other varieties. Food was good & plentiful.

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robinwood2, Inhaber at Esquinas Rainforest Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We sincerely regret that you happened to be at Esquinas during the rainy weather connected with Hurricane Otto. We have never experienced so much rain in the month of November, but we are glad you enjoyed your stay nevertheless.

Oakland, California, United States
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Esquinas Rainforest Lodge is surrounded by acres of beautiful forest teeming with a wide variety of wildlife. This area is a bird lover's paradise with lots and lots of different birds. The rooms are set apart from the reception area and you wind around beautiful gardens to get to your room. The rooms themselves are spacious although rustic. The rooms...

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Graz, Austria
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Great experience, great swimming pool, great expeditions! The stuff was very kind and especially the guides have been very well informed and loved their job! We would highly recommend this accomodation!

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Vielen Dank für Ihre freundlichen Worte. Es hat uns gefreut, dass Sie trotz Regenzeit zu uns gefunden haben. Bitte empfehlen...

Balearic Islands, Spain
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I loved the caiman pond and the frogs of the garden at night. The garden is really kept and the foot and the juices were fantastic. Furthermore, the staff of the hotel were really sympathetic and attentive with our needs.

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Neubiberg, Germany
Reviewed 12 September 2016

we booked the family package with 3 tours included. On the dolphin tour we saw around 120 dolphins and a wale with baby. The house was perfect even with 4 people food was excellent and very much personal was always very kind and helpful the guides have a lot of knowledge about animals, plants etc and our kids loved them...

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Green Lane, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Esquinas in located in the rainforest adjacent to Osa Peninsula. There is good access to the peninsula, and boat trips to get you out in the bay and mangrove estuaries. The food here is very good. The grounds are beautiful, and it's a great place for amphibians. The birds and wildlife are highlights. Staff is friendly and responsive. Our trip...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Esquinas Lodge in southern Costa Rica, only 3 miles off the Interamerican Highway and 30 minutes from Golfito airport, is part of a model project combining conservation, ecotourism, research, reforestation and community aid. The lodge is 100% carbon-neutral and has 16 rooms, a restaurant, a bar and a pool. The 35-acre private reserve, surrounded by 2500 acres of untouched rainforest, attracts many mammals and over 200 species of birds. Activities include hiking, horseback riding, birdwatching, and boat and kayak tours in nearby Golfo Dulce. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Esquinas Rainforest Lodge

Address: Piedras Blancas National Park | La Gamba, Golfito 60701, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Golfito
Price Range: €237 - €337 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Esquinas Rainforest Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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Esquinas Rainforest Hotel Golfito
Esquinas Rainforest Lodge Costa Rica/Golfito
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“no AC but very good hot water, ceiling fans and big properly screened windows in our room and I think all rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles AbbyKel, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Pick a room at the top of the hill; wi-fi is in the bar area.”
 of 5 bubbles 900jamespw, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All rooms overlook the main lodge and dining area and the staff will help you get your luggage up the hill to your room.”
 of 5 bubbles JayeBirdHere, 26 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All the llodges are the same, all very good.”
 of 5 bubbles wob58, 30 Sep 2015 | Read review
“rooms on top row - longer walk to/from main lodge & pool, but more private than rooms on the lower level.”
 of 5 bubbles hubbledouble, 14 Jun 2015 | Read review
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