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Hotel Description

Enjoy free breakfast at this 4-star Rivas lodge

In Rivas

Your stay at this Rivas lodge places you within a 10-minute walk of Samaritan Chocolate and Canaan Cheeses. Also, The Secret Gardens is within half a mile (1 km) and Chirripo National Park is within 2 miles (3 km).

Free perks

This lodge features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. There's no skimping on freebies - guests receive free breakfast, free WiFi, and free self parking. A terrace, a garden, and a picnic area are also on offer.


The 10 guestrooms offer rainfall showerheads, safes, and showers.

River Cabin

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$175 per night


Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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About the Rio Chirripo Lodge & Retreat

Location Route 242 Gerarado, Rivas, San Jose 11904

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. An outdoor pool, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at Rio Chirripo Lodge & Retreat. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This 4-star Rivas lodge is smoke free.

  • 10 guestrooms or units
  • Local cuisine breakfast (free)
  • Breakfast available (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cribs/infant beds


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)


  • Airport: San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) (154.2 km / 95.8 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Rio Chirripo Lodge & Retreat offers 10 accommodations with safes. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, and complimentary toiletries. Cribs/infant beds (complimentary) are also available. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free local cuisine breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 9 AM.

Rio Chirripo Lodge & Retreat has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the lodge include an outdoor pool.

Spa Services

  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Thai massage
  • Massages

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 1 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 6:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 7 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 6 AM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7 AM - 7 PM.
Guests arriving after 6 AM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • No pets allowed


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No elevators

Hotel Names

  • Rio Chirripo Lodge Retreat Rivas
  • Rio Chirripo Lodge Retreat
  • Rio Chirripo Retreat Rivas
  • Rio Chirripo Retreat
  • Rio Chirripo Lodge & Retreat Costa Rica/San Gerardo