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Monteverde Country Lodge

3.0 of 5
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3 blocks south and 50 meters east from the Rafael Arguedas elementary school | Cerro Plano, Santa Elena 506, Costa Rica
Monteverde Country Lodge
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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greenwicn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 3 nights in July, the staff are all very friendly, the restaurant staff even give out free iced coffees.The room is clean with a tv and balcony. The breakfast is basic but enough to fill you up, lunch is reasonably priced try the homemade tomato soup. We walked into town which took around 20 minutes its... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly there were big gaps between the doors/ window frames and walls so bugs would come in, as well as noise from outside. Breakfast was disgusting with very little choice. Can find better in the area. Would not return or recommend this hotel.

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is really pretty. The grounds and gardens are lovely. The balcony off of the rooms is really nice too. It's a great place to stay if you have multiple people. For two of us, we ended up having a double bed and two singles. You could walk into town, but honestly, and I'm a fit person, the walk... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was ok. It is a little run down and I took cold showers for 2 days. The beds are extremely hard and since I sleep on my sides' my hips hurt in the morning. The grounds are pretty and I did like all the quaint sitting areas and courtyards. They was a weird smell in our room and... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

At MVCL the rooms are nice, but the gardens are exquisite! Ok, the room could use a fan. The tiny window that opens is better than nothing. I can do without AC, but it is super clean and has a wonderful shower. WiFi in the rooms is useless, but works fine from the restaurant and the lobby. (But really, if... More 

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Gerencia Genera... H, Director General at Monteverde Country Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mr Bee, Thank you very much for such a nice review and for commenting and explaining what others have said about our facilities. There are not Air Conditioned rooms in Monteverde, period, ( at least not yet ) We have tried to make the Country Lodge a welcoming place, focused on the most important features: the style of the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

You get four walls and a bed, plus a decent breakfast. Beyond that, don't expect much. There is no air conditioning in the room, which is fine, because the outside air is cool even in summer, but you can only crack a few small windows. The only way to get moving air is a dilapidated old sharper image floor fan.... More 

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Gerencia Genera... H, Director General at Monteverde Country Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mr Alan, Thank you very much for your review. I´m sorry you did not enjoy our lodge as much as other guests do. Perhaps it is a matter of expectations. Please let me remind you: there are not Air Conditioned rooms in Monteverde. I know days might be sunny and warm, nevertheless, it does get cooler here at the... More 

middle england
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This hotel is about a 15 min walk to the village and only a few minutes drive to the Cloud forest. Spacious rooms, large bathrooms, pleasant gardens. Staff were helpful and the restaurant was nicely furnished.

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Gerencia Genera... H, Director General at Monteverde Country Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings Mrs / Miss Tammie. Thank you very much for your review, Monteverde Country Lodge offers the best of both: location and relaxement. We are only 1km away from down town, yet, there are many places to go and things to do just around the corner.. Restaurants, ATM; supermarkets, and lots of natural attractions. You stayed in one of our... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Pros: nice lobby, comfortable room, beautiful park-like grounds with fountains, across from nice restaurant, walking distance to town or $3 taxi, helpful staff made phone calls for us and notified us when shuttles arrived, yummy typical Costa Rican breakfast Cons: rooms are very plain and simple but adequate, thin walls, can often hear neighbors and maids, could not get wifi... More 

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Gerencia Genera... H, Director General at Monteverde Country Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Kelly. Thank you very much for your very nice review, we have tried to create comfortable areas, colorful and nice garden sections where our guests can enjoy the closeness with nature. Lots of birds are common around the gardens, hummingbirds, flowers, etc.. Monteverde Country Lodge has a very warm feeling of the typical Monteverde ambience. We are very... More 

california
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This place was a perfect place to stay and the restaurant was outstanding, the breakfast was a full spread with plenty to chose from we ended up staying 2 night, the high winds at night made it a very nice night and made it so easy to relax and fall asleep.

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Gerencia Genera... H, Director General at Monteverde Country Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mr Fatboy. Thanks for your very nice review,, we offer a comfortable, clean, hotel, very reasonably priced, and remarkable service. Monteverde has very nice weather and its cool up here, a nice break from the humid heat of the lower lands. We have maintain the style of the traditional Monteverde, and our restaurant offer local flavors and ingredients,Costa Rican... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

What we liked most about this hotel was its grounds. They did a great job in creating nice corners to sit everywhere. It all looks very well maintained and it's just a pleasure to walk around and notice all details. The location of the property is very good as well, as you have the tranquility of not being on the... More 

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Gerencia Genera... H, Director General at Monteverde Country Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Smiles: Thank you very much for your very complete, very nice review, we are honored you provided other readers with such valuable information. I´m very glad you enjoyed and explored Monteverde and got the best of it, we are very proud we provided you with good recommendations and service, we know we are not the best hotel, but... More 

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