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Hotel De Montana El Pelicano

San Gerardo Rivas, Perez Zeledon | 700mts Norte Del Liceo Canaan San Gerardo de Rivas, San Gerardo, Chirripo National Park 33-8000, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

I had an amazing stay at El Pelicano. This hotel is located in wonderful gardens that have been perfectly landscaped and designed. The pools, the path in the forest, and a small but charming wood arts expo make this place a "must stay". My room was basic but very clean and comfortable. Food was excellent: I had my best "casado"... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Food was not what I expected, there is no relationship between price and quality. I had an orange chicken it was bad. I asked for dessert and they only had 1 option. At least the waitress has a good attitude and provides a good service. The coffee and dessert was really bad.

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Swifterbant
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

After leaving a different Hotel, for charzing us tripple than the price on the phone, we ended up at El Pelicano. The owner Omar let us in at 21.30! After a local woman called him for us. He was our hero, and we ended up in a great place. If there is anything like paradise, this is it for me!... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013 via mobile

A pleasant, beautiful, but unfortunately not very well-known place in San Gerardo. I would recommend El Pelicano to anyone wanting to spend time in this town, and especially to those wanting a reliable, comfortable, and serviceable place to stay in before going to Cerro Chirripó. The hotel staff is absolutely amazing, and the food and hotel stay itself are delicious... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights: one to get the permit to enter the park to hike Chirripó and another before actually starting the hike. I loved every second of it! The food was delicious! And the staff were always nice and very helpful. They have sleeping bags and camping stoves that they rent out for a reasonable price. When... More

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Memmingen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

If anybody is plannig to get up mount Chirripo, I would defenetly recommend planning 4 nights, the second and the third in the base camp on the mountain, and the first and the last night in this charming little hotel! The rooms are clean, theres hot water in the showers, the hotel area is beautyful with a gorgous pool and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

We can not recommend to stay there: At the check-in the head of business wanted us to pay the fees he had to pay to his bank when we pay with our VISA-card instead of cash. The head of business wanted us to get up early in the morning for Chirripo. He told us he would prepare breakfast for us... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2010

Stayed here with a school group, the owners were very helpful and suited our extensive needs, even making us an impromptu birthday cake! Rooms are basic but clean, however ours had no window! Rooms seemed like a 5* hotel after Chirripo base camp... Went to the Cloudbridge Reserve whilst we were there, led my Omar's 2 brothers and as far... More

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2009

The hotel is located quietly on the edge of town, however Omar and his brother David do an excellent job accomodating all of your needs. Both are very friendly, speak English and are quite humorous. The hotel is very cozy situated on the side of a mountain. The rooms are clean and the bed was comfortable. Omar helped us with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2008

El Pelicano is a fabulous lodge operated by a wonderful Family. Son Omar is the general manager and speaks very good English. Younger brother David has a fantastic personality and assists his older brother. Sister Stephanie does much of the cooking, which is wonderful, the best we had during our two week stay in Costa Rica and very inexpensive too.... More

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Address: San Gerardo Rivas, Perez Zeledon | 700mts Norte Del Liceo Canaan San Gerardo de Rivas, San Gerardo, Chirripo National Park 33-8000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > Chirripo National Park > San Gerardo
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ubicado en San Gerardo De Rivas, El Hotel de Montana el Pelicano, cuenta con mas de 10 anos de estar al servicio de cientos de turistas nacionales y extranjeros, ofreciendo con ello calidad en cada detalle y un personal capacitado para brindarle la atencion que usted se merece. El Hotel cuenta con 14 habitaciones, las cuales se encuentran rodeadas de una exuberante e inigualable belleza natural, y una vista panoramica de la cordillera de Talamanca, encargandose de hacer, de su estadia, la mejor, al lado de un ambiente con vision sostenible, en pro de nuestros recursos naturales. Ademas cuenta con una hermosa piscina disponible para nuestros huespedes o consumidores de nuestro acogedor restaurante ¨Dona Elsa¨ Servicios adicionales: Nuestro Spa El Canto de las Morrenas, lo conducira al placer total de cuerpo y alma, ofreciendole los mejores tratamientos. La galeria de Arte Don Macho, en donde el talento y la magia de la naturaleza se juntan para ofrecer un arte unico, la cual nos muestra mas de 200 esculturas, creadas por nuestro Padre y artesano: Rafael Elizondo Ademas ofrecemos, senderos, tours a diferentes atractivos de la zona,( aguas termales, fabrica de quesos, reservas, cataratas, tours, cementerio indigena, tours a caballo, wi fi , personal bilingue, observacion de flora y fauna. ... more   less 
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