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Rio Tico Safari Lodge

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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tilapia”(7 reviews)
“dutch owner”(4 reviews)
“dutch pancakes”(4 reviews)
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 14 January 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

Thank Vitamin_Sea2008
Reviewed 2 January 2018

I can only echo all the positive reviews of Rio Tico. The tents are excellent which is no surprise since they are from South Africa and top notch tented accommodation is one of the joys of travel in Africa. The host, as mentioned, is amazing....More

1  Thank Sandra K
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I was amazed beforehand to see the consistent high score on Tripadvisor of this "tent"hotel but now I understand. It is like a little piece of paradise and the fact that you sleep in tents only adds to the experience. Cees, the owner, is amazing...More

Thank Wim V
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We stayed for 3 nights at Rio Tico and we are definitely coming back. My children got sick so we didn't see that much of this beautiful part of Costa Rica. Cees was amazing, he did everything he could to make our stay as comfortable...More

Thank KatinkaDrupsteen
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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$83 - US$87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$83 - US$87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (207)
Room & Suite (38)
Pool & Beach (11)
Dining (5)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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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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