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Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Bernal's Airbnb was the first place in Costa Rica where we really began to explore the country. There's a big Kayak Lodge sign pointing to the dirt road that leads to the property. Bernal was gracious enough to scoop us up from the market where the bus dropped us off. We arrived in the late afternoon and jumped on the... More 

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Iowa Falls, Iowa
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Reviewed 12 February 2016

My husband & I and our 2 teenagers just got back from staying at Kayak Lodge for a week. It was FANTASTIC!! I can't say enough about the owners!! The 2 nicest most accommodating people that will ever take care of you. We stayed in the suite which overlooked the Mangrove & it was a HUGE room. Comfortable beds, very... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 25 January 2016

I stayed at Kayak Lodge for my last night in the Quepos area after leaving my hostel. This is located off of the main road, but it is tucked away down a long dirt road. There is a small grocery store at the end of the dirt road so that you can buy snacks or food for lunch or dinner.... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

Delta Reserve Credit Card American Express® Sponsored Learn more [No Subject] Dec 27, 2015, 6:47 PM From Me Incredibly designed hotel.  Skylights and vaulted ceilings.  A/C works very well.  Very nice swimming pool with waterfall.  Welcome center is housed in a dome with stools and a projector screen.  Exceptionally well designed place with great attention to detail. Extremely friendly and personable... More 

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Thank Rick A
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Reviewed 10 December 2015

Bernal and Marlene were exceptional hosts. Their lodge is located about 10 minutes outside of Quepos, and I only stayed here one night because I arrived in Quepos/Manuel Antonio area a day earlier than I had planned originally. Once I got there, Bernal let me pick out the room that I liked the most, and then he drove me a... More 

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Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

Friends who stayed here recommended the place and we were not sorry to have taken their advice. 1.5km away from the main road so we had to walk there from where the bus had left us. The owner and his wife are very friendly. Mangrove tour with kayak was guided perfectly by Jorge. Rooms are big and have all facilities,... More 

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Reviewed 30 October 2015

We are delighted to see that current reviews describe Kayak Lodge just as we remember from our visit two years ago, Feb 2014. Bernal and Marlene are wonderful hosts! All of the staff we encountered were also very friendly and helpful. Thank you again Yanin and Glenda. Our stay was unusual because most guests are there for one or just... More 

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Costa Rica
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Reviewed 7 September 2015

We stayed here on our way to and from Drake Bay. The hosts were extremely friendly and made us feel right at home. Rooms were spacious and comfortable. Located close to a mangrove forest where kayaking was available. We will return if in the area again.

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Esterillos Oeste, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 26 August 2015

My husband, I and another couple spent two nights at this very unique lodge. Owners Bernard and Marlene make you feel like family from the time you book all the way through your stay. They are ideally located if you're headed to Manuel Antonio or the Osa Peninsula as we were, so we spent one night on the way down... More 

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Reviewed 7 June 2015

My husband and I wanted an overnight get away while the kids were at camp. We arrived early in the morning for the mangrove tour with Bernard. What an incredibly delightful person. I don't know if it was his lighthearted laugh or the smooth kayak skimming through the water which completely won us over. We loved the kayak tour. We... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Description: Kayak Lodge is a Bed & Breakfast establishment. Located in front of tropical mangrove forest, at Costa Rica's central pacific coastline, committed to the natural environment. 10 Miles away from Manuel Antonio National Park. The Lodge has 20 rooms with air conditioned, free Wi-Fi, direct dial telephone, cable/satellite TV, bathroom with hot water, outdoor pool and parking. All rooms have access and may use the guest kitchen/dining area in the Main Lodge, outdoor pool and parking Kayak Lodge has an organized paddling activity: "Mangrove Forest Kayak Tour" You can also book here for other tours: Rainforest Canopy and Superman zipline, horseback riding, rafting, sportfishing, catamaran, ATV, Manuel Antonio National Park guided tour, Surfing Lessons, Paddle boarding (SUP) and boat through the mangrove wildlife. Other visits: Biesanz Beach: 20 minutes by car. Matapalo beach: 30 minutes by car. Damas Island Beach: 30 min by boat. This place is visited by white-faced monkeys and iguanas live here. There are a variety of birds and fauna. You can see the phenomenon of tides and its relation to the excursions in the mangroves. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kayak Lodge

Address: Calle Estero de Damas No. 80, Quepos 6350, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Quepos
Price Range: €68 - €112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kayak Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“All rooms are good at this place. They all face the courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles dougwcooper, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All rooms seemed equally good to us!”
 of 5 bubbles momonine, 25 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Rooms across the street from the main building are closer to the mangrove trees.”
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 of 5 bubbles Pinyon7001, 30 Oct 2015 | Read review
“An assortment of rooms is available for any need.”
 of 5 bubbles TravelinGal147289, 25 Aug 2015 | Read review
“there are a multitude of different rooms and there are some that are located down by the river which are family rooms. we picked #5 but had to look no further after we saw how clean that room was but we did see other rooms have refrigerators also.”
 of 5 bubbles sunnikerr, 28 Feb 2015 | Read review
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