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Hotel El Tucan

Town Center, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
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Ranked #4 of 6 Hotels in Santa Elena
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were approached by the owner's daughter the night we arrived in Santa Elena. She was so nice to give us directions to Pension Elena, told us about Hostel El Tucan as another option, but encouraged us to go check out the other place first and come back if we wanted to spend the night there. We did come back... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and i stayed at El Tucan for 3 nights and we had a great experience. The staff was extremely accommodating and helped you with everything from tours, to general info, helping you figure out commutes and calling shuttles etc. The ambiance and people that hang out the hostel are wonderful as well. The only slightly annoying thing was... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ended up there because we were too exhausted to find another place. Room looked clean at first but after investigation in the middle of the night we found a rotten piece of meat under the bed... and a rat nest behind a small door meant to hide the brakers... Kitchen was rustic but usable, friendly staff and owner... ended up... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing owner, amazing place, great location. We been here for 3 nights, just good things to say...Tony (the owner) helps with everything and he knows pretty much everything about Costa Rica. It's a nice, clean and cheap place! If you're coming to monte verda - el tucan it's the place to stay!!!

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Monteverde, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Very good location close the center of Monteverde! the price are good and the stuff are amazing! Tony, the owner of the place will happy to help in everything! the rooms are big and the bed is comftrable!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

This hostel has a very nice atmosphere with music and hamacs. There is a kitchen and a breakfast is free every morning! The rooms are clean and very beautiful and you have the choice between private rooms with private bathroom or rooms with 3 beds. Tony is the owner and his daugthers work with him. Everybody is very sympathic and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Where to start. I had an awful stay at El Tucan although I had very low expectations. Room was ok I guess, if you are ok with hearing everything happening in the rooms next door. I didn't trust the kitchen, it didn't seem to be cleaned up on a regular basis. Same for the bathroom. I will end up with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

Great hostel in a perfect location--right by the bus stop in Monteverde. Wifi is good. Tony, the owner, is one of the friendliest people I've met and will help you with absolutely anything you need during your stay. Rooms are really good for the price--as long as you can handle a bit of cold water in your shower this is... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The place was cheap and after a long buss trip we we tired of the hassle and gave up and took a room from Tucan due to its convinient location. The place was not clean and there was a constant noise mainly from the owner and the employees of the place. They did stop for the night though when they... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Our trip here was awesome! The prices were really good, and all of the staff members were super helpful and friendly. It has been the cleanest hostel I have stayed at, and all of the extra ammenities are great! Free wi-fi, free breakfast, hot water... It also provided extra blankets, which was nice since Monteverde is a bit chillier than... More

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Address: Town Center, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
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