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Star Mountain Jungle Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

We love love loved Star Mountain. It's not for everyone: quiet and a bit remote, very beautiful but not exactly rich in amenities. The setting is stunning, the rooms nice, roomy and clean. I got to wander around looking at birds (Mot mots! Long-tailed manakins!) and monkeys, and my wife got to lounge alone near a pristine pool and watch...

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Sedona, AZ
Reviewed 25 February 2017

A group of four of us stayed with a baby in the larger house and we loved every minute of it. The pool was our favorite part, and we often had the entire place to ourselves. The lodge only accommodates a few people at once, so it's never crowded. I was able to have laundry done for $10, which was...

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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Going on right now: Playful Spirit Retreat. The jungle surrounding this lodge is absolutely stunningly beautiful. It is a very peaceful place. This is the very end of the rainy season (mid-November) and everything is lush. The rooms are not much. If you're coming here to stay indoors, go to a hotel with A/C instead.

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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here with some friends and it was perfect, so much fun. Located near the beach and on the road to the great montezuma falls. We rented atvs and explored the mountain near the hotel. Rode our atvs from the property to the falls in 15 minutes. The owner told us about all the great spots in town and...

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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

LOVED Star Mountain! Great location, so close to Montezuma falls! Perfect nature lovers and couples! The staff are really nice and the grounds are nice and quiet. Definitely returning next visit to CR!

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North Yorkshire, UK
Reviewed 22 June 2016

You are in good clean rooms located in the middle of the jungle - quite literally! It is 2 km to the 'main' coast road and another 1.5 km to an excellent seafront restaurant tor evening meals. You are surrounded by nature of all kinds in wonderfully landscaped and planted jungle woodland and shrubbery where there is an excellent immaculately...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

It's been several years since I was at Star Mountain but it remains a memorable trip. We travel extensively and always seek out areas of the world that provide a natural environment coupled with a cultural aspect. We thoroughly enjoyed the lodge, pool, jungle walks with spectacular views not to mention home cooked meals, horse back riding, zip lining, the...

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1Thank Freja3
Wichita, Kansas
Reviewed 9 April 2016

It was very hot and humid when we stayed at the Star Mountain Jungle Lodge. The ceiling fan in the room was ineffective in moving the air. We did have a floor fan, but the room was very hot. There was no ice and no glasses in the room. The grounds are lovely and the pool is nice. The location...

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Watford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Stayed at this hotel for one night. Owners were extrememly friendly and helpful but unfortunately they need to spend some money on rooms. No A/C meant and extremely hot night with just a fan to move the hot air around. The bed was clean but in our room there were quite a few bugs, and in the bathroom there was...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 1 January 2016

This is one of the place we enjoyed the most of our 2 trips in Costa Rica. The Star mountain lodge is located in a accessible and very well maintained jungle spot, with all the animals you'd like to see around, but is also at a short driving distance from mal Pais and St Teresa and all activities in these...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Star Mountain, a charming Costa Rican eco-lodge nestled within a 225-acre sanctuary in the hills above Mal Pais.Come experience the power and beauty of the jungle while relaxing in our comfortable eco lodge. With 4 guest rooms and 1 house for rent our resort is intimate, low-impact, and ideal for a medium sized group. It is the perfect spot for nature lovers who want to experience unspoiled nature and tranquility while enjoying all the amenities of fine lodging and dining.Our commitment is to provide our guests with the vacation they desire. For adventure seekers, opportunities abound in the dry tropical rain forest and on the beach. For people seeking a tranquil setting to decompress, we offer you an oasis where the only sounds you will hear are the grousing of howler monkeys and a symphony of birds.Star Mountain is tucked in the hills above Mal Pais next to the Cabo Blanco National Park. Our vast property forms a continuous stretch of forest with Costa Rica's oldest nature reserve.Star Mountain is a mosaic of jungle, rolling hills, mountains, and streams with hiking trails throughout and plateau views of the light sandy beaches of Mal Pais and Santa Teresa. Famous Mal Pais Beach is only one mile away downhill and many other Costa Rica's finest surf breaks are within minutes.Treat yourself to this luxurious ecological paradise in Costa Rica - where the jungle meets the ocean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Star Mountain Jungle Lodge

Address: 2 kms on the Cabuya Road, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Mal Pais
Price Range: $99 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“No A/C, so if it's hot you will be too!”
MagpieblackAZ, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The rooms are in a row and there is little to chose between them”
CJL6, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“This would be a great place to stay if the weather is cooler. No a/c is tough when it's 96 degrees and 70% humidity.”
ShckerFan, 9 Apr 2016 | Read review
“You need a vehicle to access this hotel”
lovestotravelwithhim, 11 Mar 2015 | Read review
“We loved the casita and the many jungle animals and birds.”
farmriver, 9 Mar 2015 | Read review
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