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Mawamba Lodge

3-star beach lodge with outdoor pool, near Tortuguero National Park

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast and free WiFi in lobby

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Tortuguero Canals, Tortuguero, 10980-1000, Limon, Costa Rica
9.0.Superb.
  • Beautiful property and lodge. No AC in the rooms makes it a bit rough midday. All around…

    Apr 13, 2021

  • Reception and service are doing the minimum. Prices are unreasonable US$3.5 for a Coke at…

    Apr 4, 2021

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Walkable
Safe
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 58 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free area shuttle
  • Terrace

Feel at home

  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service

What’s around

  • On the waterfront
  • Tortuguero National Park - 2 min walk
  • Playa Tortuguero - 2 min walk
  • Tortuguero National Park Office - 6 min walk
  • Cuatro Esquinas Island - 9 min walk
  • Sea Turtle Conservancy - 13 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Standard room. Garden View - breakfast included
  • Signature Room

Location

Tortuguero Canals, Tortuguero, 10980-1000, Limon, Costa Rica
  • On the waterfront
  • Tortuguero National Park - 2 min walk
  • Playa Tortuguero - 2 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • On the waterfront
  • Tortuguero National Park - 2 min walk
  • Playa Tortuguero - 2 min walk
  • Tortuguero National Park Office - 6 min walk
  • Cuatro Esquinas Island - 9 min walk
  • Sea Turtle Conservancy - 13 min walk
  • Barra del Colorado National Wildlife Refuge - 40 min walk

Getting around

  • Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 163 min drive
  • Free area shuttle

At a glance

Size

  • 58 cabins

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-7:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

Parking

  • No onsite parking
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

The manager

Speaks: English, Spanish

At the property

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool
  • Ecotours on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities

Facilities

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • In-room accessibility

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

In the cabin

Home comforts

  • Ceiling fan

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Dining

Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in regional cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Asante Sana - Onsite bar.

Small print

Also known as

  • Mawamba Lodge Tortuguero
  • Mawamba Lodge Lodge
  • Mawamba Lodge Tortuguero
  • Mawamba Lodge Lodge Tortuguero
  • Mawamba Lodge
  • Mawamba Tortuguero
  • Mawamba
  • Mawamba Lodge Tortuguero Hotel Tortuguero

Policies

Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

This property does not have elevators.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Transfers via airplane or boat are required and must be arranged at least 72 hours before travel by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, Mawamba Lodge does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Mawamba Lodge.
  • Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contactless check-in is available.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that offers regional cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Soda La Terraza (3-min walk), Soda Heliconia (3-min walk), and La Taberna (3-min walk).
  • Have fun with onsite activities like boat tours and hiking. Additional recreation onsite includes ecotours. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the lodge's other amenities, which include a garden.
9.0.Superb.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here at the Mawamba Lodge. Upon arrival, we were blown away at the natural beauty all around the property. Starting with Mayra and the other guy (I think his name was Norberto but we could be wrong) at the front desk, they were super knowledgable and helpful in giving us a rundown of the amenities offered during our stay and ensured our check-in process went as smooth as possible. The hospitality here was unmatchable. We booked a boat tour with Laura, who was extremely knowledgable and eager to make the experience special. She had an amazing energy for a 5am boat ride, and answered all questions about anything fauna/flora we had all morning. We did a massage for my birthday and Marta and her team were ridiculously talented. On our last night there, we were late to dinner and had no reservation, but the restaurant staff, Edson, Aldair and Andy, allowed us to have a very special meal to celebrate the birthday. They stayed late and gave us each a glass of wine on the house. To top it off, Edson and Andy surprised us with a beautiful cake that accommodated all of our dietary restrictions. We were beyond blown away by the customer service provided throughout our entire stay! We'd go back in a heart beat.

    2 night romance trip, Mar 9, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    This is a great place. Very good and friendly stuff and they are like a big family there. I will come back one day to Tortuguero and will stay at Mawamba again. David, Chico, front desk ladies are the best and thank you a very much. See you soon I hope. Pura Vida.

    2 night family trip, Feb 13, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Excellent service, location, personnel we wil back!!!

    2 night family trip, Feb 12, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    I loved the river & the boats to get to the property. I loved the guides, especially Humberto, who showed us the area & the wildlife.

    Vicki, 2 night romance trip, Jan 3, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great place to be around nature quite and peaceful

    2 night family trip, Dec 8, 2018

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Super recomendado

    Precioso hotel, excelente ubicación, excelente atención, servicio al cliente, comida y bebidas..super recomendado

    marco, 2 night trip, Jun 7, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Wunderschöne Hotelanlage

    Klasse Hotel mit einer wunderschönen, gepflegten Anlage. Papageien, Leguane, Kolobris sind immer wieder auf der Anlage zu sehen. Das Zimmer mit Kingsize Bett hat uns gut gefallen. Anstelle einer Klimaanlage steht ein Deckenventilator zur Verfügung. Zu Fuß ist man in 10 Minuten im Dorf, alternativ kann man das Wassertaxi nehmen. Einziges Manko sind die größtenteils wenig freundlichen Angestellten. Eine Ausnahme war Andy beim Restaurant, vielen Dank für die Herzlichkeit. Das hätten wir uns öfter gewünscht!

    Lars, 2 night trip, May 3, 2021

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  • 6.0.Good

    Sehr schöne Anlage aber keine Luxus Lodge

    Wunderschöne Gartenanlage und Plätze zum chillen und relaxen. Der Service hängt sehr vom jeweiligen Mitarbeiter ab. Das Standardzimmer ist sehr, sehr einfach eingerichtet, recht dunkel und hat nicht mal einen Kühlschrank. Die Lage ist gut, da man zu Fuss ins Dörfchen laufen kann, ca 10-15 Minuten. Wer eine Luxus Lodge sucht, der sollte weiter suchen.

    Anita, 2 night family trip, Apr 24, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Die Zimmer haben unterhalb der Decke einen offenen Spalt welcher mit einem Moskitonetz geschützt ist. Dadurch kommt zwar immer frische Luft in das Zimmer, jedoch kann es nicht komplett abgefunkelt werden. Die Angestellte sind alle sehr nett und hilfsbereit. Die Anlage wunderschön!

    2 night trip, Apr 20, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Excelentes medidas de limpieza y desinfección para mitigar efectos de la pandemia

    1 night family trip, Apr 2, 2021

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