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Apartado 45, 70403 | 150m Behind Elena Brown's Restaurant, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014
Patrick B Bern, Switzerland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We stayed in the Monte Sol Bungalow for four nights, and it was not easy to leave. The staff was very friendly, the room and bad were bright and clean (hot water shower), and the bed was very confortable and big (there are tow big beds in the bungalow). Every morning we enjoyed cooking our own breakfast and eat on... More 

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Santiago de los Caballeros, Santiago, Dominican Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend check some hostels out after not liking the hostel we stayed in the first night in puerto viejo (well mainly me did not like the first hostel) the price was not bad, nice hot shower (and easy to understand for once!) comfortable room, and very specious if you as me! Very clean. Friendly staff, though the... More 

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California Desert, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We stayed for a night at Monte Sol and arrived pretty late after driving all day from the west coast of Costa Rica. The staff at the desk was super friendly for it being late and the rest of the staff were friendly whenever we saw them. The room was comfortable with screens and a big fan but pretty noisy... More 

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Stayed at Cabinas Monte Sol for 4 nights in June 2013. We arrived on the Monday, so had a pick of various rooms, following the exodus of Ticos who descend to Puerto Viejo over the weekend to relax. The owners were lovely; a German guy and his charming Costa Rican wife, who were both very accommodating and friendly. We loved... More 

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new york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I have now visited Cabinas Monte Sol for the second time. My first time was in 2010 and I've been waiting to come back. It totally feels like home. Peter and Iris, who own, run and manage the facility are incredibly kind, accommodating. They are always willing to provide advice, comfort and a dose of fun conversation. It's a happy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I stayed in the room upstairs with the queen bed. Only had to share the bathroom and balcony with table and hammock with one other room. Lovely building, super clean, set back from the beach a little and the noisy bars so was very tranquil.

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La Paz, Bolivia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay here - location is great, room was clean, felt like we were staying in a treehouse in the jungle! The howler monkeys are right outside the window! Plus the owner is incredibly helpful and accommodating. A kitchen would've been handy (as we're on a budget) but everything else was great.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We moved here after a horrible experience at another hostel in Puerto Viejo and were so relieved we did! Cabin as were clean, new and so were the mosquito nets- not that you need them. The rooms are completely sealed. Bathrooms are really nice and clean. Central meeting area is cool and has a nice relaxed vibe. Was also nice... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Thank you Peter and Iris for hosting such great place. I went with my partner and my 14 old month baby and this quiet, clean and comfortable space was simply perfect for us. Great prices, great location and super beautiful jungle trees all around. I will recommend it to friends and hope to be back there as much as I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

It is maybe a bit unfair to give a poor review to Monte Sol, given that we didn't actually get to stay there, but we had quite a disappointing experience. We had emailed asking about vacancies, and had a response saying that a room was available. We replied confirming that we would like to reserve the room. We didn't hear... More 

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Address: Apartado 45, 70403 | 150m Behind Elena Brown's Restaurant, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 11
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