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Reviewed 7 January 2015 via mobile

Incredibly relaxing. So glad we stayed here for four nights near the beginning of our Costa Rica trip for some quality hammock time. Compared to other lodging in the area, I think Blue Jay is especially well located--private, with beach access, but still central--and has great amenities--hammocks!!, a pool, and hearty breakfast. Definitely ask for one of the upper level... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 5 January 2015

Recently stayed at the Blue Jay Lodge during the peak season in Santa Teresa. Our visit was a bit of a mixed bag, we felt there were several things we were not aware of when we arrived. Pro's: nice lobby area and pool, very comfortable to hang out in during the day. Breakfast provided is simple but nice, and apparently... More 

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Harrison, Idaho
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Reviewed 29 November 2014

This was a lovely spot to land for our first couple of days in Costa Rica. We would have stayed longer but we had other plans. We opted for the upper lodges on the hill side $50/night. The view was definately worth the hike up the hill and the uneven steps. An open air room on three sides with screens.... More 

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Ostional, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 29 November 2014

I have been a few times and love the manager and the location and accommodations. I have never stayed up high in the bungalows. Only at ground level. I have seen horses roaming in the pathways and the rooms are spacious and lovely.

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Germany
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

We were in Santa Teresa and were looking for a nice and inexpensive lodge. Blue Jay Lodge was perfect. Located in Mal Pais, quiet, huge rooms, clean and cheap. Great value, great price. Breakfast included and perfect: Eggs, Bread, Coffe ... all you need in the morning! We will be back!

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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 20 March 2014

We spent Thanksgiving Break here ready for a relaxing vacation. My wife and I are graduate students so needed to stay somewhere within in our budget and Blue Jay Lodge met our budget but didn't feel like a budget hotel. The view from our porch was amazing, especially the sun set. It's true that you are sharing the jungle with... More 

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Reviewed 18 February 2014

set in a delightful tropical garden, the blue jay lodge was way better than other hotels we saw in the area. my wife and I and our two young children shared a bungalow for four nights just before Christmas and it was a lovely experience. it had an excellent location just off the beaten track of mal pais and was... More 

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Kennewick, Washington, United States
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Reviewed 9 January 2014

We got a comfortable bungalow with two Queen sz beds, a big bathroom with hot water and lots of storage space. TV and A/C. Everything was clean and nice, there was a sink outside in the front with a gas kitchen and plates and kitchen supplies included. There's also a pool and breakfast is included. You will be surrounded by... More 

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Reviewed 26 August 2013

We enjoyed our stay in this green lodge. Looks like a jungle with iguanas walking aroung, giant spiders and even monkeys once on a roof. We had a bungalow with 2 hammocks outside, warm shower and 3 big beds inside. In a warm amd humid nights I wish wehad A/C. Nice swimming pool! Breakfast was fresh, but not too big... More 

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Reviewed 27 June 2013

This Hotel is located in one of the most beautiful beach area in Costa Rica. The bungalows are located in the middle of a garden which allows you to to some bird watch or MONKEY watch. You don't need any luck they'll be there. You will be near one of the most beautiful breaks in Costa Rica in Santa Teresa... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Additional Information about Blue Jay Lodge

Address: 800 sur Banco de costa rica Playa Carmen Mal Pais, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Mal Pais
Price Range: RM322 - RM424 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Blue Jay Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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Blue Jay Hotel Mal Pais
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#6 Romantic Hotel in Mal Pais
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“Go for a bungalow up top. I had "Iguana" and it was excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles KLAvisitor, 7 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Just make sure you are OK with nature before booking here!”
 of 5 bubbles deborahwX6718FI, 27 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Views at the top are nice but a heavy price to pay for the hike up there. Rooms are too hot to be in during the day anyways, go for a shaded room near the base.”
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 of 5 bubbles 581emilys, 4 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Upper level rustic rooms are unique and fun.. We love this type of thing. If you are looking for a conventional room, perhaps one of the ones with a/c would be more suitable.”
 of 5 bubbles suanneh2016, 29 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Ask for one of the bungalows higher up the hill for the best view of the ocean from your porch.”
 of 5 bubbles choiceweb, 19 Mar 2014 | Read review
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