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    Mawamba Lodge

    Tortuguero Canals, Tortuguero 10980-1000, Costa Rica
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    Reviewed 19 August 2017

    Remember that this is a lodge, not a hotel. As such, the rooms are very basic. Very grateful for the ceiling fan otherwise I would not have been able to sleep in that heat and humidity. Very little lighting in the room especially for people...More

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    Reviewed 11 August 2017

    This is a great lodge hotel in Tortuguero. Rooms were comfortable and clean and the location is great - between the canals and beach. Food was good and the staff were very helpful and friendly. We saw turtles nesting on the beach and did a...More

    Thank Cas97
    Response from EugeniaJurado, Director of Sales at Mawamba LodgeResponded 16 August 2017

    Dear Cas97, It is always a great pleasure to read when our guests enjoy Tortuguero as much as you did. Thank you so much for coming and for cherishing the opportunity of being in the heartland of the Rainforest, with the turtles and the surrounding...More

    Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

    Family of three with a teenage son. Room quite basic but was expecting that as it's jungle living. We were in room 1 which was near enough to reception to get wifi in the room. Food basic but good and staff pleasant. Our guide Jacqueline...More

    Thank nickylukecol
    Response from EugeniaJurado, Director of Sales at Mawamba LodgeResponded 16 August 2017

    Dear nickylukecol, Thank you for your family's visit to Mawamba Lodge and for cherishing the wonderful natural experience it is to come to a remote, unique place like Tortuguero. Glad to know that it was a great start to your Costa Rica vacation. A pleasure...More

    Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

    A three star place (which is on a positive note) but four overall as the people working here are so pleasant! Starting with Pablo at the Reception who is helping in every single query/matter with immediate interest. He goes the permanent extra mile! The place...More

    Thank MITCH-is-travelling
    Response from EugeniaJurado, Director of Sales at Mawamba LodgeResponded 10 August 2017

    Hello MITCH-is-travelling, It is wonderful to learn that you thoroughly enjoyed your visit to Mawamba Lodge and Tortuguero. As you say, Mawamba is a no-frills, relaxed kind of Lodge, where our main interest is for our visitors to truly have a directo contact with nature...More

    Reviewed 10 August 2017

    Fabulous experience - it was like being in the jungle! The rooms were surprisingly comfortable with the hammock on the porch a nice touch. Mesh instead of glass windows, so you really hear nature. Excellent food and service. Lovely pool too. Fantastic very knowledgeable guides....More

    Thank Jude19712013
    Response from EugeniaJurado, Director of Sales at Mawamba LodgeResponded 10 August 2017

    Hello Jude19712013, Thanks so much for visiting us at Mawamba Lodge and for sharing your impressions about the visit to Tortuguero. It is wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed it! Tortuguero is a true paradise for the nature lover, those who want to be...More

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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$279 - US$473 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 54
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    • Province of Limon >
    • Tortuguero
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    scratchy572
    10 July 2017|
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    Response from EugeniaJurado | Property representative |
    Hello, both liquid soap and shampoo are provided at Mawamba Lodge. The Lodge is now using a new biodegradable line, supplied by a new company in the Province of Limon. Excellent products, with great aroma, and complying with... More
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    The dinner cruise is a great activity, Departing every night with a minimum of 2 people. Cost is of only $40 per person including the 2 two hour ride and full dinner on board with one drink included plus coffee at the end... More
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    22 February 2017|
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    Response from EugeniaJurado | Property representative |
    Thank you for your question! The standard rooms do not have a hair dryer, but there are some available in reception in case you need one. The quantities are limited. THe standard superior rooms do have a hair dryer in the... More
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    "the rooms are pretty much all the same, lodges on the ground floor"
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    "All rooms are basically the same. Ask for the ones closest to the pool if you want to walk less."
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    "We had a lodge facing the river, close to the amenities, with gardens in front full of wildlife"
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    "Riverside is good, as long as no big parties are planned."
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