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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The customer service and the place itself is amazing. Loved the tree-houses. Hoping to return soon, since our travel was too fast for all the things available to do. I recommend the place to anyone (couples or families).

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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Great stopover destination between Tortugero and Arenal in a unique beautiful setting. Spacious secluded accommodation with view on a lagoon Very helpful and kind staff(in particular Julio) . Breakfast over lagoon Spectacular bird watching during breakfast(not to mention the turtles and crocodiles!) Lots of interesting activities-we recommend in particular the boat trip on San Carlos river to border of Nicaragua...

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München, Deutschland
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Sure, nature around Maquenque is great and we liked the idea of the Eco- Lodge. Unfortunately the place did not keep up with our expectations. It is not at all 5 points for us due to the following reasons: 1) the mattress is too soft and of bad quality. The result was pain in hips and back (we are in...

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Toulouse, France
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We arrived by night, after one hour on a tough road, but it was worth it ! The location of the lodge is really great (lost in the nature, in the middle of nowhere), each room is a spacious and beautiful bungalow, with a small terrace to enjoy the view on the lake. There are many activities proposed (the nighwalk...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The place is so peacefull with all kind of exotic birds, there's a mountain just behind you and a lot of things to do there. The food delicious, unique service, the staff really kind and always with a smile and very good attitude. We recomend you to go on a 4X4 and enjoy the adventure. We're definily going back soon;)...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Vicky, Fatima and the whole team are just amazing people, who helped us out tremendously. We can only recommend visiting here (but be careful on the unpaved road leading there) and enjoy the incredible hospitality.

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Franksville, Wisconsin
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Getting to this magnificent spot can be an adventure or a harrowing experience. We chose the later! Many missed turns from San Jose resulted in us traveling the last 24 KM in the dark. Previous reviews explain the last part of the road as being rough, so plan ahead. Wonderful Vicki greeted us with refreshing coconut water and a welcoming...

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We stayed here for two night and had a fantastic time! It's a beatiful place, the spacious lodges are located around de lagune with lot's of birds and wildlive, have a nice veranda and very comfortable beds. The staff is really friendly. We did a quided (night) tour around their property, a morning birdwatching tour and a boot tour to...

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

We went there only for one night, we took the treehouse I have never slept in a treehouse and it was gorgeous, so relaxing in the middle of the mountain with nature sounds, it even has a shower outside. the place is beautiful the staff is really kind they received us with coconut water and wet towels (completely required for...

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This place is absolutely beautiful! The lodges are big and beautiful. Every lodge has a veranda with view to the river. Such a quiet place where you can enjoy the nature, listen to all the jungle/bird sounds and relax. There are many beautiful birds to watch and there is also an opportunity to have a hike with marked trails. You...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Maquenque Eco-lodge is a new 60 hectare reserve located just north of Boca Tapada, San Carlos and offers easy access to the newly created Maquenque National Wildlife Refuge, of 60.000 hectares in size. A local family, Canoa Aventura Tour Operator and a Swiss family are creating this jungle lodge to maintain and conserve wildlife habitat, while providing visitors with high quality accommodations and service in a unique framework ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maquenque Eco-Lodge

Address: 3kms del la escuela de Boca Tapada | San Carlos, Boca Tapada 4417, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Boca Tapada
Price Range: RM515 - RM708 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Maquenque Eco-Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“The treehouse is fun!!”
Kerr0611, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room across the bridge near the lagoon or a tree house but take a torch!”
Villa-Miramonti, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All bungalows similar with differing views”
mfranks911, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Treehouse and the Toucan Bungalow were wonderful”
manoronthemile, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Treehouse if you like nature and you are not scared of animals and bugs, it implies like 20 steps in stairs.”
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