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Spokane, Washington, United States
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49 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We stayed 5 nights in one of the jungle bungalows and we loved it. It was a large room with comfortable beds, fan, bathroom with warm shower, and a great outdoor kitchen and hammock. It is the kind of little place we could imagine living in if we ever moved to Costa Rica! The grounds and gardens with all of... More 

Thank Lydia B
Berlin, Germany
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 May 2016

We loved our stay. The crew is super helpful & entertaining. Listening to all the birds & other animals who also live in that beautiful place makes our stay unforgettable. Thanx for everything Marco & gang!

1 Thank smashing25
Marquette, Michigan, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2016

This place is located just minutes from Puerto Viejo in a great location. As it is continuing to be remodeled, amazing work has been done already, and I am sure this is just the beginning. Beautiful talent, hard work, and Pura Vida love is located at this place. What I loved the most includes the following; the art that has... More 

1 Thank Trista M
Jessie F, Manager at Yare Hotel, responded to this review

Hola Trista M and thanks so much for the positive feedback! It truly was a joy having you come stay with the Yare Jungle Lodge Family earlier this month. Your energy and positive vibes are definitely missed and we cannot wait to have you join our community again. PURA VIDA!!!! More 

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50 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

I haven't slept here but i had breakfast and the pancakes where great! I really suggest to come and eat here. The new managers of the place are remodeling everything and try to have always fresh and delicious food. The manager is really putting all her love into it and you can feel it when you get there. Thank you... More 

Thank Biyoga
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 October 2015

I stayed at Yaré while waiting for my choice. After 5 days in my 1st choice I returned to Yaré. Like coming home. The staff are wonderful, from the front desk to the grounds keeper top notch. Very clean and maintained well. Beds are comfortable and shower hot. Fridge is cold. What else could a man need. Feels like home.

Thank Joe W
Jessie F, Manager at Yare Hotel, responded to this review

Hola Joe! It has been such a pleasure having you (and Rex) stay with us a guest and now as a neighbor and a friend. We're happy you're back and even more thankful for your positve feedback and energy as we work hard to re-establish the new and improved Yaré Restaurante and Jungle Lodge. Muchas bendiciones...pura vida!!! The Yaré Restaurante... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2015

If you're 18 to 25, with plenty of disposable income and thinking funky adventure travel than Yare is the stay for you. At $55 for the night in a small concrete shelter with ineffective fan it's definitely overpriced but probably just reflective of what the market will bear locally. Interestingly constructed, raised a couple of feet above ground level, the... More 

2 Thank Michael P

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Bowling Green, Ohio, United States
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2014

Not the Hilton! But very nice albeit a bit removed. It is a few miles to town, more than walking distance but an easy bike ride or a few bucks for a cab, I think I paid $4... Great price, the big dude at the front desk is very cool, very helpful and he is fluent in English.

1 Thank BradW98
Tucson, Arizona
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2013

StI'dped by Yare to eat breakfast by chance and thought we'd ask about the room rates, since we had been staying in a jungle house with literally no useable chairs or even a fan for three weeks. Since business had been so slow at the time, Loni hooked us up with a phenominal rate for a bungalow with a kitchen... More 

2 Thank Kaybaybay
Punta Uva, Costa Rica
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119 reviews
72 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2013

~ The caution is that the professional photos are not of Hotel Yaré. I don't know what that hotel is, but the traveller photos, including mine, are the accurate representation. I came to Yaré off of the street (didn't see the previous reviews, bad or good) with my bicycle after seeing some rooms in Puerto Viejo for too much money... More 

4 Thank SocklessJ
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2011

We stayed at the hotel for four nights with our two kids (10 and13). We liked the hotel, though we had mostly loukwarm showers (if they worked), and the hotel has only nets instead of windows. We enjoyed the simplicity of the place, listening to the birds and animals at night (it is quite amazing how loud the jungle can... More 

2 Thank Noelino

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Yare Hotel consists of a series of bungalows showing the authentic Caribbean style; you'll love how the enormous trees and vegetation creates the truly tropical atmosphere all around you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Yare Hotel

Address: Playa Cocles, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 1007, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca > Cocles
Price Range: $40 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Yare Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
Yare Hotel Puerto Viejo
Yare Hotel Costa Rica/Cocles
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Leave your American expectations at home and come on down.”
 of 5 bubbles 15joew, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
“I suspect that the room that is located as a second story close to the entrance to the complex may be a better value. DO NOT choose lucky number 13”
  • avoid this room
  • from one of the downstairs rooms
 of 5 bubbles F5001WKmichaelp, 18 Mar 2015 | Read review
“There are a lot of rooms of various types to chose from - take your pick!”
  • Hotel grounds from the deck of Bungalow 3
  • Clean bathroom, hot water with good water pressure.
  • Well-screened, large rooms. Beds reasonable comfortable for price. Clean.
  • Big outdoor kitchen on deck (unpictured was a large, very cold fridge)
 of 5 bubbles SocklessJ, 23 Sep 2013 | Read review
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