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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for one night as part of a tour of Costa Rica and found it to be an interesting place to stay. The lodge is laid out in different huts on stilts across the area. The rooms were clean and comfortable and didn’t...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This lodge is ideal for families with kids who'll be excited over iguana, howler monkey and poison frog sightings. Awesome nature walks are guided by knowledgable rangers. There's a nice pool, heavenly after a sweaty outing. The lodge and primary rain forest are well frequented...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2018

Our family of 2 adults and 2 boys (15 and 12) loved our 2 night stay here. Beautiful grounds with lots of wildlife. There are 2 trails to do on own. On one we saw iguanas, macaws, toucans, lots of frogs. There is a cool...More

Thank colry2
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

The resort straddles a main road and is part of a wildlife corridor. They do invest in conservation and some of the profits go to fund biologists’ research. Begs the question, why no wildlife bridge? Rooms are old but ok. Our aircon leaked and it...More

Thank Kerren2015
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Everything about this place was really good apart from the really noisy, way overfriendly American guy who seemed to be part of the staff from what I could make out. I think he was leaving shortly after us so you'll be ok. He was more...More

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Selva Verde is more than a lodge and more than a rainforest reserve. It is your gateway into a magical world of towering Almendro trees, Mantled Howler Monkeys, and Keel Billed Toucans. Immerse yourself in ...More tropical nature as you hike through deep green forest or reflect quietly in a comfortable hammock. Discover something new as you encounter Selva Verde's amazing wildlife and vibrant people. Rekindle your sense of wonder and experience the out-of-the-ordinary. Experience Selva Verde! Located just 2 hours from San Jose, Selva Verde provides easy access to the wonders of the rainforest. For over 30 years, we have been a haven for nature enthusiasts from around the world. Our abundant biodiversity, comfortable rainforest lodge, and exciting activities are ideal for adventure seekers, bird and wildlife watchers, students, and families. Come explore Selva Verde's 500 acres of vibrant tropical nature in the heart of Costa Rica's Sarapiqui Canton. Less
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Free Parking
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Kids pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$114 - US$153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Selva Verde Hotel Sarapiqui
Selva Verde Lodge Costa Rica/Sarapiqui
Costa Rica > Province of Heredia > Sarapiqui > Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui
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May 27, 2018|
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Response from MisterEd7 | Reviewed this property |
Our room was in one of the "quadraplex" units. I do not recall any A/C, but I recall ceiling fans. As noted, windows have screens and privacy shutters. Unless the heat and humidity is uncomfortably high, you will want... More
May 4, 2018|
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Response from Ann S | Reviewed this property |
We were on a Road Scholar trip which we took our bus to get there. It was not far so I cannot tell you the cost. We saw all kiinds of birds and very close to them when they were feeding. I got some wonderful pictures of... More
John W
January 30, 2018|
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Response from volcanogirl | Reviewed this property |
We just did the tour and really enjoyed it. The captain would point out wildlife and then get the boat close so we could take photographs. Saw three species of monkeys, some nice birds, and a croc!
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