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Lookout Inn Lodge

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Faversham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2017

this is not a relay and chateaux lodge , it does not have all mod coms , there are lots of steps , there is a lot of wildlife . So you can either take this as a warning , or as a reason to stay here. We thoroughly enjoyed our 6 nights , we stayed in the honeymoon suite,...

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

this wonderful review just about tells it all... wildlife - great food -- fantastic views an awesome pool and a great staff... come on back any time thanks so much terry and the team at lookout inn

San Luis Obispo, California
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I have been traveling to Costa Rica since 1991 and have already visited many of its beautiful locations. It wasn't until the last 15 years or so that it became possible to easily visit the Osa Peninsula. Because I want to see nature, my last seven trips have been several week stays at the Lookout Inn (TLI) in Carate Beach....

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

hello again doc j. so glad you 2 love this place.. its still wild here macaws daily visit and those darn monkeys hanging around found a lil one swinging in my hammock the other morning --- so we shall see ya again in 18 see ya then and thanks again....ter

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for a week over Christmas and it was amazing. One of the best places we have ever been. A little bit of paradise. Beautiful decks overlooking deserted beaches and the Pacific. Monkeys everywhere, toucans and Scarlett macaws in the trees. Just beautiful. It's a great base for exploring Corcovado park too and terry and the team will...

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

christmas with terry every day with the tapir 2 times a week this big monster roams the gardens here and there -- but the monkeys daily and the scarlet macaws -- soon the rains begin a lil bit and the famous red eye tree frog.s come out -- and dont forget to visit my new hotel in puerto jimenez with...

Dartmouth, Canada
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We spent four wonderful days at Terry and Kattia’s Lookout Inn, experiencing the sounds and sights of the birds, reptiles, insects and animals of the Osa Peninsula - more so than we ever imagined. There are two means of accessing the remote location, either by air or a 45 km gravel road that takes 1 1/2 to 2 hours from...

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

moose head thats canadian eh ?? thank you so much for the visit and this wonderful review -- food is still the best and best happy hour in costa rica -- thanks again... terry and the entire team

Monona, Wisconsin
Reviewed 10 February 2017

My husband and I stayed here for a week, in the Blue Butterfly room. Everything about this place is special: the food, the views, the wildlife, the rooms, the service, the many nooks and crannies, gardens, ponds, pools, hammocks, etc etc. We thought of it as "luxurious roughing it" because you are essentially sleeping in the open air on the...

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lookoutinn, Guest Relations Manager at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

From all of us here at the LOI we thank for choosing us and writing such a beautiful review. We truly loved having you here. We hope to see you again soon. and dont forget we have a beautiful new hotel in puerto jimenez with an ''amazing pool '' check us out

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Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Nick wrote a wonderful review. We stayed at the same time as they did. I just felt this place had everything. If you want a once in a lifetime experience this is the place to visit. Food was great! The entire staff were always looking out to make sure sure your stay was wonderful. Hiking and wildlife galore. Not spoiled...

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lookoutinn, Guest Relations Manager at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much Gary & Sandy for the terrific review. We loved hosting the 2 of you and can't wait to see you again. Don't forget our wonderful property in Puerto Jimenez with "Amazing Pool " the Hotel Inn Jimenez. We are located one block from restaurants and shopping as well as 5 minutes to the Puerto Jimenez waterfront

New York City, New York
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This place, staff, owner, beachfront and jungle are amazing! We came back for a second visit a couple years later because this is such a great one of a kind find. Our visit was an entire 7 days at this property which allowed us for some relaxing downtime (reading, introspection, etc...), beach time, jungle adventures to waterfalls, animal sightings and...

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

new york new york --took me 22 minutes to read this wonderful review thank you 2 for returning we have many return guests and we are very proud and happy about this -- it tells us we are doing something correct so i thank you all so much and our staff toooo -- come back any time terry and the...

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 22 January 2017

This was the most unique, beautiful, and quite frankly the best hotel accommodation I have ever had the privilege of visiting. This was the highlight of our trip to Costa Rica. What an amazing setting: surrounded by untouched rain forest and expansive views of the Pacific. The rain forest here is full of life: white faced capuchins, coati and even...

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

just book here i like the sound of that ... its true we have it all and everyone is wonderful guests help and wild life --so please come back soon ... we shall keep the beer on ice -- dont forget our hotel in puerto jimenez if you need a great place to stay in town bye for now thanks...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We spent the last 3 days of our Costa Rica vacation, Jun 2-4, 2017, at the Lookout Inn. Our only regret is that we did not have MORE time there! I knew that we had found a special place upon arrival when I saw the sign “please remove your shoes”. This is a shoe-less Inn. You walk around on the...

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lookoutinn, Owner at Lookout Inn Lodge, responded to this review

a million thank you's for your visit and this nice review --i dont even know where to begin --just a million thanks please come back great time here is may and june fruit trees going off -- lil rain --great lightning shows out on the pacific -- red eye tree frogs are coming out visiting the 2 frog ponds-- and...

Reviewed 20 January 2017

preface: certain aspects of review reflect my bias as wildlife ecologist / conservation biologist who teaches environmental studies & sustainability WHAT I (AND MY BF) LOVED MOST 1. location - could NOT be better: close to beautiful beach (whereas other lodgings seem high up on hillside), though maybe adding more comfy beach seating options would be nice. 2. beautiful property...

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yes a long review thanks so much for it and visiting us here at the lookout inn --

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lookout Inn Lodge is a beach and rainforest ecolodge in Carate on Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula. We are located completely off the beaten path and conveniently located near an entrance to the world-renowned Corcovado National Park. Ideally situated to offer comfortable and affordable eco-friendly accommodations to adventure travelers visiting this remote part of Costa Rica, the Lookout Inn Lodge is sure to impress. Nestled in the hillside right above the road and alongside an isolated black sand beach, Lookout Inn Lodge provides our guests with spectacular views of the surrounding jungle rainforest, the majestic Pacific Ocean and an endless unspoiled Osa Peninsula coastline. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lookout Inn Lodge

Address: Carate, Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Corcovado National Park > Carate
Price Range: €78 - €256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lookout Inn Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Lookout Hotel Carate
Lookout Inn Lodge Costa Rica/Carate
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Beach Jungle Bungalow has more walls than the others, which is good if you want more privacy. Short walk to beach, pool, and lodge.”
nookielu007, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you are a light sleeper you might prefer a cabin slightly further away from the sea.”
BethBennett01, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Every room is different! Showers are spring fed -- cold!”
  • Sunset over Carate Beach!
  • Sunrise over the lagoon.
FredF881, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“honeymoon suite, for being in your own”
  • open air , but privacy screened
  • my bed , it swings!
  • why to stay here
pilgrim3739, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Monkey Hut is our favorite room, but there are about 40 stairs up to it from the main level.”
  • Scarlet Macaws playing 10 meters off the main deck
DrGermond, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
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