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Macaw Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Church Stretton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's real struggle to choose the adjectives that do real justice to Macaw Lodge, but magical, enchanting and relaxing are all at the top of the candidate list. It's also important to stress that the Lodge is an cloud forest, eco -venue - it's a perfect setting for escapologists who value being close to nature; who enjoy dining on really...

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MacawLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Macaw Lodge, responded to this review

Good morning we highly appreciate your comments of our authentic eco lodge and we are more than happy to host people like you that enjoy the balance between nature . thank you for choosing us for your vacations we hope to see you soon in a near future. warmest regards,

Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Lodge is a perfect place to stay in the middle of nature. For friends of nature, explorers of jungle or those who need silence. Rooms totally furnished in wood with view directly into the green. Bathrooms very comfortable. Meals traditional and tasty. For the way a 4x4 wheel car is highly recommended!

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MacawLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Macaw Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your stay at Macaw Lodge in behalf of all the staff we were more than pleased to have you with us regards,

San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 17 April 2017

If you are looking for the perfect place to relax and enjoy nature right in front of you, if you want go to sleep and wake up to the sounds of the tropical forest, this is it! The owners have done a magnificent job at building the project and creating a culture of good, friendly service. Congratulations!

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MacawLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Macaw Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Jorge for your comments and thank you for choosing our Lodge for your vacations with your friends and family . best regards,

Bedfordshire
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Macaw Lodge is a stunning place. You couldn't be in a more remote location if you tried. The building is made from locally sourced materials and they are c. 95% "off grid", which is amazing. Our room was clean and spacious, with netting rather than windows, meaning you fall asleep to the sound of birds, and cicadas. As it's an...

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MacawLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Macaw Lodge, responded to this review

Good morning Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us , we truly appreciate and feel proud that our customers had a great time and enjoy the surroundings of nature in our Eco lodge. Hope to have you back some day soon. kind regards,

Cumbria, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Very enjoyable. They do serve wine but you need to ask for it. The bird guide - Victor - is brilliant. You will hear some interesting forest sounds at night. The cicadas are the loudest we have ever heard.

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MacawLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Macaw Lodge, responded to this review

Good afternoon Thank you for your comments we do appreciate them and we love that you enjoy your stay at Macaw. Best regards,

Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Macaw Lodge offers comfort in the depths of a natural environment The rooms in the grounds are individually placed and have great views Our lodge was near the main house and looked over the lake and main house beyond It was attractive but others have more natural views over the treetops Good idea to prepare your luggage in advance with...

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MacawLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Macaw Lodge, responded to this review

Good morning We are more than pleased to hear that you enjoy your stay at our lodge , in behalf of the staff it was a pleasure to have you with us. kind regards,

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2017

A beautiful designed building using local materials. Open tread spiral wooden staircase leads to bedrooms. Spacious bedroom with ceiling fan,went to sleep to the sound of many frogs croaking! The bathroom is roomy and imaginative and has used local polished stone. Home cooked food,no choice. Scrumptious bread and hibiscus jam. Thoughtfully designed gardens around lodge with a large pond.Trails leading...

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MacawLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Macaw Lodge, responded to this review

Good morning we appreciate your comments and we thank you for choosing our Eco lodge for your stay in costa rica. Hope to see you soon in a near future warmest regards ,

Yekaterinburg, Russia
Reviewed 16 March 2017

great place, great food, friendly staff. the road to the hotel wishes to be better. preferably a small sports ground.need to align menu. beautiful nature is restored by the owner. Thank you very much!

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MacawLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Macaw Lodge, responded to this review

Good morning we appreciate your comments and we will take into consideration your suggestions as well. Thank you for choosing us for your vacations best regards,

Wokingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We had a fabulous two nights at Macaw Lodge, terrific rooms with huge windows, not glass just mosquito netting, so it was like sleeping under the stars and with the circadas and frogs. Great walk to the waterfalls and plenty of exotic birds to spot including toucans and many hummingbirds. Three nights would have been fantastic. You couldn't get more...

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MacawLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Macaw Lodge, responded to this review

One of the most rewarding things of this tourism industry is to listen our guests share their experiences of travel and to know that our project like that much. Thanks for allowing us to offer harmony with nature and you for choosing us for your holidays. warm regards,

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We enjoyed our stay at Macaw Lodge. The food wasn't the best we had during our Costa Rica holiday but the home made ice cream made up for that. The best rooms in the main lodge are those overlooking the lake but you can also hear everything going on below you. There are several cabins separate from the main lodge...

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Thank you for your comments , we appreciate you took the time to share your experience with us , our apologies for the food wasn't what you expected. we were glad to have you with us , thank you again for choosing us for your vacations warmest regards,

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Macaw Lodge is an authentic Ecolodge, ideal for yoga retreats, bird watching (neighbors Carara National Park), nature lovers, bird photography, mountain biking. Friendly atmosphere run by local people, owned by Costa Ricans. Macaw Lodge is located in the Central Pacific of San Jose Providence; just an hour drive from Jaco Beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Macaw Lodge

Address: El Sur de Turrubares, Carara, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > Carara
Price Range: RM471 - RM749 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Macaw Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“All rooms with view to the garden”
ruthwessel, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing the lagoon, they have the best views”
441jorges, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in room 4, which has great views over the lake and gardens”
RedJock, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Don't forget to take a torch to get to your room and to read by.”
B4178QZmichaelr, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Our room was fine and overlooked the lake and main house beyond It was private but we thought it unusual there were no blinds to the full length windows in the bedroom There are other lodges in the grounds with views over the treetops towards the mountains. A more natural outlook where apart from daylight issues the absence of blinds would not pose any concern Tell reception if you want to use the cooker as matches may be needed ”
suehM269SX, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
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