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Hotel Tree House

| In front of the catholic church, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

You truly are paying for the location when you stay at the Tree House. My boyfriend and I wished that we had just eaten at the Tree House Cafe, instead of staying upstairs in the Hotel. The Bad: The room was noisy from the restaurant downstairs and the poorly structured windows in the room. The sliding doors to the balcony... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The location of Hotel Tree House can't be beat -- it is directly in the centre of Santa Elena, and everything -- restaurants, tour offices, shops -- are less than a five minute walk away. The attached restaurant is terrific, and the design of the hotel and restaurant around a huge fig tree is lovely. The low cost is definitely... More 

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Collingwood, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014 via mobile

Low-price room clean good size but you better like the band is still playing right under the floor no hot-water. Checking girl was awesome very friendly and helpful. Right downtown easy access to everywhere.

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Hingham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Ok, I'm traveling solo, and as you can suspect there are many wonderful hotels out of town. But this hotel is in the CENTER of town! They have a nice restaurant and bar... Nightly music yet all quiet at around 10:00pm if not sooner. A private room is $24.00 very neat and clean... I'm picky. Also grocery store Is 20... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013 via mobile

The restaurant was really good and the staff was very nice. The hotels location is in the middle of the town. The hotel Room nr. 1 has a very good view. The area is really good to make some Extreme activities in and Munch cheaper than Arenal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013 via mobile

Paid $24/night. Room and bathroom was clean, mattress a little uncomfortable but bearable (better than some). Think some of the reviews here are a bit unfair, it's good value for money. Recommend Flor's "Quiosco" across the road for breakfast or lunch... She opens at 5:30am!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

The staff are two faced like a quarter. If you dont speak spanish it us very hard to communicate, the rooms are run down, tons of noise and difficult to sleep. The hotel is comparable to a rented room in a drug house. You get what you pay for.

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Eight of us shared a room in this hotel to save on overall expense. Our room had 6 beds a couple of which were queen-size, most of which were twin beds. The room itself was nothing special, except the kids got a kick out of the towels shaped as swans and elephants. I couldn't tell if the lack of hot... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

We stayed at hotel tree house for 2 nights but where not impressed. To start with the good thing.. ..the location. It is in the middle of the village. So you can walk to shops, restaurants and supermarkets. The room is very basic and had no atmosphere. it was clean but that's all. There is a bar around the corner... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

We would be happy with the hotel - it is centrally located, steps from the bus stop, rooms and beds are clean and spacious, but they didn't have hot water in the shower (water didn't even begin to warm up, it was icy-cold). Staff doesn't speak English well enough to explain what exactly happened, but from what we could gather... More 

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amurillo, Owner at Hotel Tree House, responded to this review

This review is not for Hotel Tree House. As she mentions, at that time we did not have hot water, since then we refunded the money and this person went somewhere else, she seems to have had many problems at the other hotel and is posting a bad review on our hotel for problems she had at the other place. More 

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