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new york
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2013

The lodge has an enchanting setting with lush greenery and very pretty landscaping dotted with a gazebo and a couple of hammocks. We stayed in the more expensive, Standard room, which was very nice and spacious with a full bed and two single beds on either side. The bathroom looked renovated and had a large wonderful hot shower. We also... More 

Thank CharmingNewYork
Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2013

Stayed here for a few nights December 24-27, in peak season. It is a beautiful, quiet place. Our cabin had a backyard with a hammock and an incredible view of the rolling hills of the nearby farms. We saw cows and horses on the pastures in the distance, and there are many different birds on the property. The food was... More 

Thank RoniDancer
Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2012

This was our first stop after experiencing a lot of rain in Belize. The lodge was clean, we had great service and was good value. Unfortunately, we did not give Rincon de La Vieja much of a chance since it continued to rain there as well. We were tired of being wet so we decided to to leave and go... More 

Thank travelannonymous
New Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2012

Rinconcita is on the east, Santa Maria, side of Rincon de la Vieja National Park. The cabins and dining area are located on a hillside with lovely gardens and view of the sunset. There are many birds and the stars at night are spectacular. Meal choices (breakfast is included) are ample, good, and reasonable--the fresh fish was delicious. The staff... More 

Thank Emma101NH
Atenas, Costa Rica
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 November 2012

First off, the hotel was gorgeous. The building is basic and straightforward, but the stars are absolutely breathtaking and make up for anything the structure lacks. However, I had a situation with a peeping Tom in the shower. The window was completely clear and had no curtain. At the end of my shower, I saw a man's face watching me... More 

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Brest, France
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2012

We decided to stop here because we missed our road and the night was coming. The staff was very great, helpful. The restaurant is really good and breakfast is included in the price. We stayed in a house made of wood with 3 beds and a large bathroom, fan and mosquito protection. Everything was totally clean. You can also stay... More 

Thank Juan B
Brno, Jihomoravsky Kraj, Czech Republic
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 August 2012

I was there last September in rainy season. Only one backpacker on my solo trip. They let me build my tent in the garden under shelter. And take a cold (you really dont need hot water even in Costa Ricans so called winter). The staff was very nice for me. I highly recommend not to go alone in the park.... More 

1 Thank Kuba V
Flagstaff, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2012

Staying here is the alternative option to staying in Liberia to access Parque Nacional Rincon de la Vieja. This hotel is closest to the Santa Maria Sector of the park. Santa Maria contains beautiful tropical dry and humid forest on the slopes of the volcano, but be aware that the famous mud pots and better waterfalls of Rincon are on... More 

Thank k c
quincy, ma
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 April 2012

We spent two days here. The staff was friendly, helpful, and kind. The rooms are basic but clean and the food is typical Costa Rican fare, but quite tasty. It's a beautiful location and having such welcoming staff made the experience even more comfortable. We loved the waterfall hike, horseback riding, and views of the volcano. It's worth the trek... More 

Thank alison c
Duluth, Minnesota, United States
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2012

We headed up to Rincon de la Vieja to see the volcanic highlands and dry or seasonal rainforest. This place is very close to the main entry of the national park. It is quite remote and therefore very quiet. It's a bit of an odd location, on the edge of cleared land for cattle and horses, but the forest is... More 

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A mountain lodge with an enchanting rustic and family atmosphere. Located between Rincon de la Vieja National Park and Miravalles Volcano in Guanacaste. At 600 meters above sea level, it has become the ideal starting point to visit all of the natural marvels that this world-renowned destination has to offer. Come to Rinconcito Lodge and enjoy an unforgettable vacation mixing nature, fresh air, rest and lots of fun! The Lodge Rinconcito Lodge is set in the middle of beautifully landscapes grounds, close to rainforests and mountainous terrain. Rinconcito Lodge, once lush farm land, is now an ecotourism site. Some farm activities still take place at the Lodge and it is not uncommon to see farm animals grazing in the lush hills.. ... more   less 

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Address: | Liberia, Rincon de La Vieja, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Rincon de La Vieja
Price Range: $67 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rinconcito Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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Rinconcito Hotel Rincon De La Vieja
Rinconcito Lodge Costa Rica/Rincon De La Vieja
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“Request a mountain view room”
 of 5 bubbles JimRox, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had adjoining houses at the top of the site (car parked nearby) and it was very quiet; but I think they probably all are.”
 of 5 bubbles MargaretP818, 5 Apr 2015 | Read review
“They're building a few new rooms up on the hill. We stayed in one the first night and they're definitely an upgrade. Nice views as well.”
 of 5 bubbles 345DavidK345, 17 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The standard rooms are roomy. You don't need A/C as the mountain air is cool at night.”
 of 5 bubbles RiceandCurry, 3 Feb 2015 | Read review
“The rooms are all built into a hillside. The higher you go the better the view. The higher you go the harder th he climb! Rooms generally are two to a building.”
 of 5 bubbles susansH3180AA, 6 Jan 2015 | Read review
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