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Hotel Shawandha Lodge

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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“howler monkeys”(43 reviews)
“costa rica”(44 reviews)
“the owner”(23 reviews)
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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3.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewshowler monkeyscosta ricathe ownerprivate path to the beachlush groundsfresh fruitnice poolceiling fannatural surroundingsan incredible experiencefront porchsan josejungle paradiseeach morningbreakfast was includedclamsbungalow
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Reviewed 19 April 2016

The pool setting is very nice. Grounds are well kept. Most bungalows don't have A/C, but it wasn't that hot while we were there. Plenty of restaurants within walking distance. We also rented bikes for the week, so we could ride into town and to...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Shawandha used to be much cooler and had a great vibe, but has lost a lot of it. The bungalow we had and total infrastructure are dated and very unkept. The ladies tending bfast were always in a hurry, every answer we asked for was...More

1  Thank AmandaV45
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Hi traveler. We stayed here for 3 nights. The staff was very helpful and nice, the owner maded her rounds to make you feel at home. The bungalows are spacious and clean, the bathrooms are unique and HUGE. In particular the bathrooms of no 13...More

3  Thank schliek
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

I hope they were just having a bad night. The restaurant ambience and staff are great. The food, not so much. I had a pina colada and the heavy pour was nice especially since it was around $9. I got the tropical fish which was...More

2  Thank MelissaW
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights. The staff was extemely helpful and nice, even the owner made her rounds to make you feel welcomed. The bungalows are spacious and clean, the bathrooms are unique and HUGE. Every one is different. the hammocks on the porch...More

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Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Things to do
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
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US$150 - US$192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 Family Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#6 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$150 - US$192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Family Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#6 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (370)
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thethom2017
7 September 2017|
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around 4 1/2 by car
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waw111
18 August 2017|
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Response from BronB | Reviewed this property |
Hi I probably wont help you very much - we booked our stay through an agent. However the staff at the hotel speak good English so I'd recommend phoning them as a safer alternative maybe. We loved our stay at this hotel... More
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DDV49
3 August 2016|
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Response from AmandaV45 | Reviewed this property |
About 500 meters, there is a walking path right across the street thru trees Sometimes you will find monkeys or macaws flying over.
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"All lovely bungalows in the grounds"
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"room 13 is the best. Away from it all."
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"Each room is unique"
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"Seems room 11 and 14 are the ones!"
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