Guayabo Lodge

Guayabo Lodge

Santa Cruz, Costa Rica - 300 M Sur Del Cementerio, Santa Cruz
$102 per night
$102 per night

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Description - Hotel

Guayabo Lodge is a mountain eco-lodge with spectacular views of the Turrialba valley and the Talamanca Mountain range to the south and the Turrialba volcano to the north. This beautiful light and airy lodge at 1500 meters above sea level, set in a rich garden, is located at a 2 hour drive from San Jose Airport in the centre of a region that offers a great diversity of tours and activities for all ages.

Enjoy hiking, river rafting, canopy tours, visits to the Turrialba and Irazu volcano, CATIE and Lankester Gardens, birding, hiking and many cultural activities.

Guayabo Lodge is also a cooking school. While visiting the country, learn a bit about tropical cooking and Costa Rican cuisine. This is a unique opportunity to learn about exotic ingredients and tropical flavours.

Guayabo Lodge is an eco-lodge, classified as a 'four leaves' establishment (out of five), a ranking granted by the Costa Rican Tourism Board, recognizing our efforts to protect the environment and our socially oriented policies.

The space
  • Property type: Hotel
  • Guest rooms/units: 28
  • Year built: 1985
  • Renovated: 2003
  • Public classification: 3
Hotel accommodations

Lowest price available: $102

Double Handicap facility Queen Single Standard Suite Triple Twin
  • Check-in: 3:00pm
  • Check-out: noon

Hotel amenities

Standard rooms and Junior Suites availables. Restaurant and bar. Excellent gardens. Parking lot for cars and buses. Surrounded by two rivers, the property offers trails to hike and enjoy nature. Cooking School.

Airport pickup All inclusive plan BBQ area Bar/lounge Breakfast included Children permitted Currency exchange Express checkout Gardens Gay friendly Gift shop Handicap access Historic site Icemaker Laundry/valet service Live music Luggage carriers Meal plans Meeting facilities Multi-lingual staff Newspapers/magazines Parking (free) Restaurant on site Room service Safe deposit box Smoking not permitted Taxi service Tour/sightseeing assistance Voltage converters WIFI (free)

Room amenities

Rooms with private bathrooms, hot water, safe boxes, most with balconies. Junior Suites with satellite TV, minibar, kitchinette, etc.

Balconies Clock radio Cribs available Fax service Hairdryer Handicap facilities Maid service daily Mountain view rooms Non-smoking rooms Private bathroom Safe box in room Showers without bath WIFI Wake-up calls


Outskirts of Turrialba volcano. To the north magnificent views of this active volcano, sending smoke to the sky. To the south beautiful views of the Turrialba valley and Angostura lake. Agricultural district famous for local cheese factories.

Points of interest
  • Guayabo Monument, archeological site (9 km)
  • Turrialba Volcano (8 km)
  • Catie Botanical Garden (18 km)
  • IRAZU volcano (32 km)
  • Orosi valley (20 km)
  • Lankester gardens (Orchids) 25 km

Food and drink
Eating in house
La Granadilla
International Cuisine
Eating out
Rancho Del Sapito
Costa Rica Food (6 km)
Don Porfi
International Food (10 km)
Rancho De Jose
Costa Rican Food (3 km)

Price details

$102 - 150 per night

Dinners at US $ 17 pp

Taxes: 13.00%
Prices shown here are without tax. Tax will be added to your final payment.

Credit cards accepted on location: VisaMasterCard

Available discounts

Discounts for groups or long (3+ days) stays.

Booking and cancellation policy

Unless otherwise specified, booking payments are non-refundable.

No deposit previous to arrival. Credit card guarantee required.

Location - Hotel

300 M Sur Del Cementerio, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz
Cartago (Provincia de Cartago)
Costa Rica  30504

Latitude: 9.96258, Longitude: -83.73735

How to get there

From San Jose, drive towards Cartago, then Pacayas and finally Santa Cruz (15 km after Pacayas, 1 km before Santa Cruz). From Turrialba drive towards Santa Rosa and finally Santa Cruz (15 km after Turrialba and 1 km after Santa Cruz)

Taxi from airport (around US $ 90). Buses San Jose-Turrialba, and from the same terminal Turrialba-Santa Cruz.

Nearest airport: San Jose, 80 km.