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La Ceiba Tree Lodge

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Dripping Springs, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very comfortable lodge with nice balconies to view beautiful birds and flowers. Food was great and prepared by Dirk and his wife. Comfortable beds and pretty grounds with lots of beautiful birds and flowers. Can't wait to go again to this lodge.

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed two nights in the room near the kitchen. Gorgeous wood deck and interior walls, small, simple living, howler monkeys hooting in the morning from the trees, excellent chef dinners and breakfasts. Could hear neighbors a bit during evening (quiet once everyone was in their rooms) so not super private feeling, but peaceful and a stunning natural environment.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quaint little lodge nestled in the trees. Exceptional breakfast and dinners prepared by a chef - fine cuisine. Accommodation was very comfortable, all rooms with private bath, great view of sunset over Lake Arenal. Wi-Fi available.

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Dripping Springs, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dirk and Lisseth are wonderful hosts who welcomed us from the first to last moments. Very beautiful views. Dirk is an excellent chef who offered tasty food at all meals. They also assisted us as we planned the continuation of our Costa Rica journey.

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a starting point in Costa Rica, we just spent five nights at Ceiba Tree Lodge on the banks of Lake Arenal and enjoyed the remarkable and friendly hospitality of Dirk Roos, who patiently welcomes his guests at this clean, tidy and comfortable place. We strongly recommend this lodge for few nights' stay - Dirk himself is a professional cook...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Perfect stay for visiting the surrounding! Nice view from the highly located lodge/roooms! In the middle of the nature, next of the Ceiba tree. Nice area to sit dry/ shadow with group, with Nice view over the Laguna Arenal

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Burlington, Vermont
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Dinners as well as the complimentary breakfast are excellent, and Dirk can make a great gin and tonic if you ask for it. The ceiba tree is impressive, and the setting in general green and quiet, with a lake view. I enjoyed the troop of holler monkeys that wake guests up in the morning.

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Weilheim an der Teck, Germany
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Wonderful place with amazing good food. Service was very friendly. The ceiba tree next to the lodge a major attraction. The location of the lodge is not very far from the lake and next village. Impressive panorama view with romantic sunrise and Sunday overview.

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Hemsbach, Germany
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We enjoyed our stay at Ceiba Tree Lodge very much. The Lodge is situated in a tropical garden with a wonderful view at Lake Arenal. The manager Dirk is a nice host and an excellent cook. We recommend his 3 course menue.

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Gelfingen
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Unfortunately we has just 1 night at Ceiba Tree Lodge. Every thing was very good. Big and clean room are available. The view and the sunset is just awsome. We can recommend this lodge in every sense. Really nice

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ceiba Tree Lodge, a private natural refuge of 37 acres, is located 3,7 miles southeast of Nuevo Arenal at an elevation of 1500 ft, with a matchless view over a great expanse of the lake.The entrance to our Lodge is located in the main street that goes from La Fortuna to Nuevo Arenal. We are located on top of a Hill with view to the Lake, a beautiful Garden full of exotic flowers and view on a 500 year old Ceiba Tree. The Hotel has 5 Standard Rooms and 2 Comfort Rooms with a modern and rustic style; it has a Terrace with an amazing view on the Lake. Chef Dirk will spoil you with his Culinary Skills, Mediterranean Cuisine, homemade Bread Sandwiches, and a rich Breakfast Buffet. If you are looking for suggestions regarding Tours, we will be happy to organize them for you. We speak German, English and Spanish, and are happy to assist you with your needs and wishes. Regarding your further travel plans, they are easy to arrange because Ceiba Tree Lodge has a convenient location. Guanacaste or Monteverde are two of the easiest travel destinations. Experience a memorable stay at the Ceiba Tree Lodge with a magic Ambience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Ceiba Tree Lodge

Address: De Nuevo Arenal 6 km, Tilaran 50801, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tilaran
Price Range: €55 - €151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — La Ceiba Tree Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Each room seems unique”
 of 5 bubbles GForce2012, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have views of Lake and their famous 500-year-old ceiba tree.”
 of 5 bubbles 44Cheryl2015, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms have a deck overlooking lake and gardens”
 of 5 bubbles supermom3la, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Pick a room with a view of the lake and the sunsets.”
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