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Hotel El Tucan

Town Center, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
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Ranked #4 of 7 hotels in Santa Elena
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kongslev Frederiksberg, Denmark
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff and they give good discount both on the room and on the trips. Rooms are nice and clean and the kitchen facilities are good if you want to make your own food. They speak good english and are very helpfull with organizing trips and travels further on

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Piscataway, New Jersey, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

It's very windy in Monteverde and there was no insulation in the walls or floors. You could see right through to downstairs and there was always a draft. The private room was spacious though with a bathroom attached. They provided towels which was nice. Breakfast included was fruits, eggs, cereal, juice coffee, but you had to wash your own dishes.

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We shared a 4 person room and it was to a good standard, the kitchen in good and the staff helpful. Not much of a social place though. The breakfast is only till 8:30 and you have to cook it yourself which is a little annoying.

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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We stayed just one night and we paid $13 each for a clean, private room with a nice bed. The water was cold (no hot water available in our room) but bed was super comfy. The staff was friendly and helped out with finding things to do in the area. They also helped with coordinating a bus for us the... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We arrived in St Elena / Monteverde without any reservation. This place was next to where our bus stopped so we checked it out - $10 pp per night sounded OK, and at first it looked fine with a shared kitchen. At the first night we realized that the matrasses on the beds are AWFUL. Never again. Our back still... More

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Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

We spent 2 nights here and the room was very dingy and dark and damp feeling. we shared a bathroom which was also pretty gross, and when it was out of toilet paper, the staff wouldn't replace it until the morning. however, location is great, staff was for the most part very helpful and spoke great english. felt safe here... More

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Monteverde, Costa Rica
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights. The staff was very helpful in giving information, and we got a discount on a private room. However, the room was next to the main street and there was a lot of traffic. And the first night there were people outside making a lot of noise until 4 am, who turned out to be... More

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Fort McMurray, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Right "downtown" Santa Elena with a good place to sit out front and enjoy a beer or three. Staff were helpful in booking tours which can be paid for right at the hostel reception. Minus a point since the shared washrooms and kitchen could use some TLC. Good option for a hostel.

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Warsaw, Poland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We stayed there for couple of nights while enjoying Monteverde and totally recommend it! The staff is very helpfull, advice u what and where to see but without pushing. Very nice common area,with all the games and hamacas+great breakfast!

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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

A very good place to stay! Great value for rooms and the service is perfect. Basically friendly, knowledgable and very good value. Recommend for the long term traveller or anyone on a budget. Breakfast included as well!

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Also Known As:
Hotel El Tucan Monteverde, Costa Rica - Santa Elena
Address: Town Center, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 7 hotels in Santa Elena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Cabinas El Tucan is a perfect solution for travelers under a limited budget, we offer our customer very clean, comfortable and nice rooms under a very cheap cost. Cabinas El Tucan is located in Monteverde Costa Rica right on the Monteverde downtown. cabinas el tucan offer rooms with share and private bathrooms, all the bathrooms come with hotel water. Tv area, Game area, relaxing area, internet area, WIFI connection and breakfast include are a few of the great things offered by Cabinas El Tucan in Monteverde Costa Rica ... more   less 
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