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Hotel Tree House

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| In front of the catholic church, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
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Hotel Tree House
Ranked #5 of 6 hotels in Santa Elena
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 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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Collingwood, Canada
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

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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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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 via mobile

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 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
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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

Bronx, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

I visited the Hotel Tree House during my first solo travel ever for my 30th birthday in September 2012 for 3 nights. I booked it through anywherecostarica.com only a day before my departure, which I highly recommend for travel in Costa Rica. It was very conveniently located in the heart of Santa Elena and the excursions I booked were all... More

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Utopia, NB
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

It was a different experience. The room was comfortable. When the bar scene stopped it actually seemed louder. The wind blew all night. It was like sleeping in a tree house... It took a long time for hot water, and one of us had a cold shower waiting for the water to heat up...

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Address: | In front of the catholic church, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Hotel Tree House Monteverde, Costa Rica - Santa Elena

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We offer a great value for our low price! We recommend our hotel for people who would enjoy nightlife in Santa Elena. Nice and clean rooms with WiFi Internet, private bathroom, hot water and safety box. There is a bar not far from us, they have music which is possible to hear from the rooms (mostly on weekends) - it is not very noisy, but you will hear the music. ... more   less 
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