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Rio Tico Safari Lodge

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Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Multilingual Staff
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

On advise of our travel agency we stayed here. Instead of rooms or cabinas Rio Tico offers South African Tents with an add-on bath room. It was a completely different experience which I can recommend. The tent has a wooden floor, electricity and a nice...More

Thank Geert111964
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

We stayed here for just one night over Easter Weekend (Semana Santa), the busiest time of the year in Costa Rica for traveling. It was a bit of a default that we stayed here as with our last minute trip planning the Saturday night was...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

I agree with all the other positive reviews. What a place! The owners give such care to it and their guests! We decided to go here because it sounded so different -- it was! Very clean, a breeze -- either through the windows or a...More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

Such a stunning place! We loved everything about our stay: the beautifully located and comfortable tents with amazing views, the natural surroundings with lovely gardens, the rainforest, the swimming in the river and near the waterfall, the location close to the beach on the pacific...More

Thank Bianc29012018
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Some hospitality business owners are in it for the profits, some simply have a calling. These guys are the latter. I can only confirm all the positives. It's a safari lodge, not a 5 star hotel, so think waterfall swimming holes rather than jacuzzi ;)...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$82 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$82 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"tents on the river level require a bit of an up or down hill heft of luggage"
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"We didnt stay in the "tent" bungalows but they looked like a nice way to stay in the jungle. The..."
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"Tents higher up are easier to access"
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"Ask for tent next to the river,they have the best view,"
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