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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is a real high-light in Costa Rica. An eco lodge in the middle of the jungle on the edge of the river. The lodges you stay in are beautiful and quite luxurious. All meals are delicious and are made fresh on site in their beautiful open air timber restaurant and bar area. Note: there is wifi in main...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The villa's are AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!! Seriously, AMAZING!!!!!!!! You want to stay in your room and just look out into the rainforest. But, there were so many activities. The ropes course was fun and the hikes were great. I felt really safe with the guides. The rafting was great. The lunch is repetitive but they are great with vegetarian dinners. I had...

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PacuareLodge, Manager at Pacuare Lodge, responded to this review

A sincere thank you for sharing your wonderful comments about your stay with us. We are thrilled to learn that your experience at Pacuare Lodge was great and that our villa gave you the opportunity to connect with the beauty of the rainforest that surrounds Pacuare Lodge . Again thanks for staying with us and hope to see you back...

San Francisco
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Suite - We splurged and stayed in the canopy suite, which there is only one of. The suite was not as pristine as photoed on the website. I didn't mind as you would expect there to be some wear and its wasteful to refresh the paint or the fronds on the roof of just cosmetic I think. It was very...

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PacuareLodge, Manager at Pacuare Lodge, responded to this review

We appreciate very much your review as we take all feedback very seriously. It is most disappointing that your expectations were not fully met. You visited us in April 2016 and I´m pleased to say that our Canopy Suite went through a soft refurbishment last August and all the issues that you point out have been addressed . I'm happy...

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of those unique places where the journey is pretty thrilling - arriving by raft is such a great way to arrive in a resort! We stayed in the Linda Vista suites which are higher up in the resort but felt like you were in the forest canopy! The atmosphere is electric especially at night when the forest...

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PacuareLodge, Manager at Pacuare Lodge, responded to this review

Dear brightonbeachboy, Thank you so much for your kind review. It really sounds like you enjoyed Pacuare Lodge at it's full potential! I'm really glad to hear that you felt a bond with our staff and found all our outdoor activites fun and safe. Thank you for bringing to our attention the unpleasant moment that you experienced with the spider...

Calgary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed our Christmas adventure at the Pacuare Lodge. From rafting in (which was fun and just challenging enough for us) to the jungle walks, ziplining in the canopy (the patient and capable guides will quickly rescue you if you foolishly get stuck on a line high up in the trees, which I learned firsthand), the beautiful...

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PacuareLodge, Manager at Pacuare Lodge, responded to this review

Dear JimBCalgary, Thank you for this lovely review. It means very much to us to hear that you´ve been touched by the hospitality of our staff, who we encourage to have their own personalities when meeting with guests, the Linda Vista Puma suite which offers unparalleled views of the jungle , our food, which is such an important aspect of...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the Canopy (Honeymoon) Suite from 12/5-12/9/2016 and our lives will never be the same. Two staff members picked us up from our hotel in San Jose in a medium-sized tour bus that was very clean and Christian gave us a bit of history as we passed through this gorgeous country at certain points of interest. Pro tip:...

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Wow! You really are an inspiration for us all! Thank you for this heartfelt review and for your incredible feedback. I'm delighted to hear that you had such a wonderful time at Pacuare Lodge and appreciate your kind words about our hosts and will certainly pass them on to Edgar and all the staff that looked after you.We look forward...

Yarmouth, Maine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family is very big into rafting and for us to go to a resort that u must raft into just seemed perfect. Rafting in we had a guide, Jose, who was absolutely outstanding he was funny and made our trip incredibly enjoyable. Not only that but he remembered us and would make small talk with us here and there...

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PacuareLodge, Manager at Pacuare Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Karinjgeiger, It was our pleasure having you and your family stay with us. It really does mean so much to the entire team when guests´expectations have been exceed. We thank you for visiting us and sharing your experience with future guests. We hope to see you back soon.

Vancouver, BC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The most amazing vacation my family has experienced! Rafting in and out to get to the Lodge, gourmet food, exceptional staff and fun activities, what more could you want? Living in a rainforest without electricity, dining by candlelight in the jungle, this was a super cool adventure that we will reflect on for many years to come!

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Hi Marnie_ Rob A sincere thank you for your feedback and kind words. We are thrilled to learn that you and your family enjoyed so much the pristine rainforest that surrounds Pacuare Lodge. We look forward to host you again.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Pacuare during the hurricane so unfortunately we couldn't raft in but the staff went out of their way to make our stay extra special even though the weather is completely out of their hands. The lodges are absolutely stunning - so much fun to have a hot shower out in the open jungle (there is an indoor shower...

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PacuareLodge, Manager at Pacuare Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Vick_JG85 A sincere thank you for your feedback and kind words. We are thrilled to learn that your experience was memorable and that our services contributed towards an unforgettable stay. I hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back to in the very near future.

manchester
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night on a whistle stop tour of Costa Rica and it is so much out of my comfort zone, that I was quite nervous about being here. However, by the time I left, it was the highlight of my trip. The main way of getting in and out is by white water rafting. I had initially...

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PacuareLodge, Manager at Pacuare Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a fantastic review. We are always so excited when guests' expectations have been exceeded. We are happy to learn that during your brief stay with us you experienced not only the excitement and beauty of the Pacuare river but the high service levels from our staff. I´m sorry to hear that...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A visit to the Pacuare Lodge is a journey to a magical place where the beauty and diversity of tropical nature delight the senses, authentic Costa Rican hospitality makes you feel like part of the family and the outdoor adventures range from exhilarating to sublime. The lodges comfortable bungalows and elegant suites are nestled between a pristine wilderness reserve and the Pacuare River Costa Rica`s most spectacular white water route. It is surrounded by tropical rainforest where colorful birds and butterflies flit through exuberant foliage and the songs of toucans and oropendolas complement the soothing sound of flowing water. ... more   less 

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Address: Pacuare River, Pacuare River 1000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Pacuare River
Price Range: €755 - €1,162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pacuare Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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“Get a Villa!”
 of 5 bubbles kpc1024, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Use bug spray especially on the walks and in the evening if you are near the river”
 of 5 bubbles JimBCalgary, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Go for a Linda Vista Suite with private plunge pool overlooking the jungle”
 of 5 bubbles Vicky_JG85, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I think all the rooms are good but we had two of the suites which were amazing”
 of 5 bubbles ScottDunnJohn, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't take a suitcase, pack into a rucksack.”
 of 5 bubbles Dr_John_Poyser_4952, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
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