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Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The owner is really really really Nice. We Had an amazing stay here. We have camp in this huge and really well maintained garden and we have also taken cabins. Both were really great. We have seen some Tucans in the garden, many other birds, the swimming pool is perfect, there is nice place to cook with some hammocks and... More 

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edmonton
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Stayed in Golfito one night before Puerto Jimenez.This Eco lodge was so beautiful..family ran by the most friendliest people.We arrived at 7am..due to a super early flight from San Jose.When we arrived so early there were no problems to let us check in.The tour guide Joe that stays at the lodge was up when we arrived.He informed us of the... More 

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Oxnard, California
2 reviews
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Reviewed 30 January 2016

Very nice room and facilities for the money, beautiful garden for realxing and admiring the local wildlife. Helpful owners - among other things they informed me that if I had a Tracopa bus ticket to San Jose or elsewhere, that I could use it to ride the local bus into Golfito for free.

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Thank Richard M
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 November 2015

As we arrived Walter (the owner) came out to greet us. As noted in another review the check-in was informal. His garden like grounds and our room were immaculate! It's obvious he cares very much about his lodge. We were shown around the property and noticed wildlife everywhere. There was a beautiful pool in a secluded area, as well as... More 

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Berkeley, California
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

The vibe of this place is slightly odd. Our interactions with the innkeepers were a bit awkward, with no real check-in process and the final bill discussed in round figures. The central gazebo has a pool table, which is fun, but the swimming pool has been emptied of water. We stayed in the hostel room with our family of four.... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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Reviewed 28 March 2015

the rooms was nice, and clean. the grounds are meticulously maintained and it shows. they have a nice pool to cool off in and a nice shaded area to eat breakfast. lots of wildlife around (especially birds) and a fantastic restaurant right across the street about 100m up the road. i suggest going there to eat.

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Mevaseret Zion, Israel
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Reviewed 16 January 2015 via mobile

Located in a beautiful property where Toucans are all around, Blue Morphos flying and Squirel Monkeys jumping on the trees. The cabins are super clean, the bed is comfortable and the swimming pool is refreshing, fun and natural. We didnt met Walter but Rosi was so nice that I wish we could stay another night. Drinking coffee at the morning... More 

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Rayong, Thailand
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Reviewed 25 November 2014

CAUTION, CASH ONLY, NO CREDIT CARDS Even when booking online via third party websites. Basics: Filthy rooms, no hot water INSTALLED, LESS than half a roll of toilet paper in bathroom. Sleep quality: - Rooster woke us up just after midnight, it finally stopped around 6 AM - Very loud diesel trucks passing by during the night all using their... More 

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San Rafael
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Reviewed 7 February 2014

A birding friend and I needed a low-key reasonably priced place to stay close to Golfito. What a great little spot to unwind. You can kick back and have a hammock all to yourself, or take a refreshing dip in the super clean small swimming pool here in the tropics. If you are as fascinated with birds and primates as... More 

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Thank Don K
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 18 December 2013

Walter was a great host and translator. Hope to return for another stay with him in a year or so. Great knowledge of the area. we missed breakfast both morning but I recommend you don't. Monkeys come out as well as some other wildlife.

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Address: Golfito, South Puntarenas Costa Rica, Golfito, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Golfito
Price Range: $48 - $62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — La Purruja Lodge 1*
Number of rooms: 313
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“Avoid the hostel room unless you're just staying over briefly on a tight budget.”
 of 5 bubbles soapboxjohn, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The rooms on the base level of the lodge is supposed to be superior. This review is for one of the rooms on the base level. Maybe it is worth giving this lodge another chance after it has undergone a TOTAL renovation.”
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 of 5 bubbles N7973IPmikeh, 25 Nov 2014 | Read review
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