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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for three nights with my husband and it was a really relaxing place to stay. There were no air-condition, which made it a bit to humid and warm for us, but I have no complaints about the place and the surroundings. Monkeys in the trees and beautiful flowers.

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Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

There are many accommodation in Cahuita. We tried two and preferred Alby Lodge by far. The cottages are located close to the National Park, to the Main St., where there are places to eat and a couple of souvenir and grocery stores, and close to the bus terminal (with the only ATM in the town and 2 more places to... More 

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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Our 1 hour stay at Alby Lodge consisted of insects, heat, and unfriendly owners. Sure, the beach was an enjoyable experience, but that was it for the enjoyable experiences. When returning from the beach, we were verbally assaulted by the female owner, who was clearly under the influence of alcohol, began shouting racist comments and eventually drove us out of... More 

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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This was our third hotel in Costa Rica. The second was not great, so we were a little apprehensive about it. We had seen it earlier because we were in the area, but looks can truly be deceiving. However, in this case they were not deceiving at all. It is a very nice place. Our hosts, Yvonne and Thomas, were... More 

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Thank Slothful1
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 June 2016

I stayed at Alby Lodge for 3 nights on my own and then, after my husband arrived, we back to the lodge for another 2 days, thought we were planning to stay at another location. Yvonne and Thomas are great hosts.The place has only 5 lodges on the edge of the big old garden full of monkeys, sloths, eagles, birds,... More 

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Thank TanyaAndAlex
Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

We spent 6 nights here and loved it. Once you walk up the driveway, you seem to be in a beautiful paradise far from the town of Cahuita. The bus station is a five minute walk, and the beach/National Park 10 minutes. The acreage is a private and well-maintained garden. The cabinas were very clean, and the only negative things... More 

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Thank SusanVictoria50
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 11 April 2016

Imagine laying lazily in your hammock in the shade and everyone you turn there is beauty – flowers of every shape, size and color imaginable, hummingbirds and crabs. You hear the sounds of screeching parrots and peeping frogs, and look up just in time to see a capuchin monkey with a baby on its back leaping acrobatically off coconut palm.... More 

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Reviewed 17 January 2016

Comfortable bungalows, beautiful garden, great kitchen, nice staff! Its located less than 5 minutes walking from everything in Cahuita: Bus station, supermarkts, national park and the town centre. Nonetheless extremely relaxing and quiet.

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Thank Ian S
Jamestown, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2015

This was our second stay at Alby Lodge. We enjoyed it so much last year that we had to come back. The location is great, just a block from the park entrance and about 2 blocks from the main street of town where the restaurants are found. The driveway is almost hidden, just follow the wooden signs. Bring a flashlight... More 

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Vara, Sweden
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Reviewed 4 October 2015

The place is ok and very near the park, the small city, bank, and bus stop... I its a place that you can see many small animals like monkeys and lizards. If you like flowers, the owners has a special garden with some exotics...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Return to nature? At last we have fulfilled a lifetime dream and built our lodge right here on Costa Rica's Caribbean coast close to the National Park. The center of the town and the beautiful white sandy beach are only 200 meters away. lf you are looking for a nice cute place or if you just want to see and listen to Kongos and other animals, You'll love our big Tropical gardens which are surrounded by giant trees. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alby Lodge

Address: Cahuita Centro | 200m from the national park entrance, Cahuita, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Cahuita
Price Range: RM223 - RM268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Alby Hotel Cahuita
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“One cabin is right next to the communal kitchen. 1-2 others are closer to the parked cars area. All very compact.”
  • One of the house geckos inside our cabin.
 of 5 bubbles SubjectivelyObjectiv, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in two different bungalows and both were perfect”
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 of 5 bubbles TanyaAndAlex, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the cabinas closest to the rancho (furthest from the entrance)”
 of 5 bubbles SusanVictoria50, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All of the cabanas are surrounded by lovely gardens, and offer beautiful views and opportunities to see nature.”
 of 5 bubbles F6481KZcatheriner, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Check gaps between the screens and window frames. Some cottages may be better than others.”
 of 5 bubbles johnn329, 2 Feb 2014 | Read review
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