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Hotel Shawandha Lodge

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2015

4 big drawbacks to somewhere which does have lovely rooms, pool and gardens - 1. The Food We had heard good reports, however the dinner we ate on our first night was very poor quality and expensive. We do not understand why a hotel situated right on the Caribbean coast could not serve fresh fish and seafood. And at breakfast,...

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Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed in a house next door to this hotel and decided to drop in for dinner. I'm so GLAD we did. Our waiter Caleb was such a sweet soul. And our food was AMAZING. A little pricey but we had an awesome time and will always remember it fondly. Wish we could take Caleb back to the U.S. with...

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Porto
Reviewed 6 August 2015

It's very near the beach + it's in the wild. Staff is very friendly and usefull Restaurant is great and there is other choice walking distance also very nice! Good to take car but also good without car.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2015

We came here in September 2014 and we can't speak highly enough of the hotel staff, particularly the two waiters who worked in the evenings. They were so friendly and welcoming, gave us loads of tips on the local area, and we really enjoyed speaking with them every evening (we had a five night stay). They made the difference to...

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1Thank SarahOB69
San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 8 May 2015

Wonderful little bungalows in the middle of the jungle. Short walk to the beach, short ride to the town's restaurants. Nice pool which is not usual in Puerto Viejo. Lot's of wildlife...beware of snakes we saw two in two days!

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Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. The maitre'd and waiter were very friendly and quick to serve. The restaurant is nicely decorated. Very good cocktails. The food was delicious. A higher price for the area but well worth it.

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1Thank Sharon D
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2015

We stayed at Hotel Shawandha Lodge for 3 nights in November 2014. The hotel is well placed near Playa Chiquita, within walking distance of the Caribbean shores and a handful of friendly local businesses which includes cafés, bars, restaurants and a chocolate farm. Upon arrival at Shawandha we were greeted by Maria, who had confirmed our reservation in advance, and...

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Devon UK
Reviewed 21 April 2015

There are some situations in life where you don't need a book, I-pad, kindle or any other electronic device - it is enough just to sit and observe the world around you, which is exactly how we felt whilst sat on the veranda of our lodge at the Shawandha Lodge. Howler monkeys in the trees overhead, agoutis chasing each other...

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2Thank Tillard
Russell Ontario
Reviewed 15 April 2015

We stayed 2 nights at Shawandha lodge. We chose it for the jungle bungalows, there are some huge old trees here, with lots of wildlife. The cuisine is very good, the owner is a European lady, and she is very hands on. The breakfasts are delicious. There is a walking path to get to the beach. The rooms were comfortable....

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 4 April 2015

We had the pleasure to spend one night in this wonderful lodge, and it was a most pleasant stay. I agree with a previous reviewer describing the place as a small boutique hotel in the jungle. The individual bungalows are spacious and confortable with modern bathrooms. The restaurant is awesome, I will critic it separately. Free wifi is available in...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Hotel Shawandha Lodge

Address: Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7304, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range: $104 - $209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Shawandha Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Hotel Shawandha Puerto Viejo
Hotel Shawandha Lodge Costa Rica/Limon
Hotel Style:
#5 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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“Seems room 11 and 14 are the ones!”
 of 5 bubbles DesertedPaz, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“room 13 and 14 are away from it all.”
 of 5 bubbles schliek, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in bungalows 4 and 5”
 of 5 bubbles K6187VNheathers, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
“You could get wifi in the general area. All the bungalows looked identical with hammocks on the verandah so not a problem.”
 of 5 bubbles 589anniem, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Wifi in public areas, not rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Suzygrose, 10 Dec 2015 | Read review
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