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2.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Santa Elena de Monteverde, Santa Elena 5655, Costa Rica
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Arco Iris Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Heidelberg, Germany
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67 reviews 67 reviews
17 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for three nights and enjoyed this place very much. Staff is friendly, the rooms are very clean and the breakfast is excellent. The staff is also very helpful for planning tours. We recommend especially Bungalow 12, which is a bit on side an has a nice view into the green.

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Cary, Illinois
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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an absolute gem! One of our favorite places! I cannot express enough how immaculate the lodge, grounds, and our cottage was. It all is beautiful. The lodge has an a variety of cottages spread across a beautiful property. Some are attached and some are individual stand alone cottages. Lodging types for couples, families or singles. We were in... More

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NYC
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Room was huge with two levels and two queen beds. Bath was clean and pretty big. Grounds are lovely and natural. Spotted at least 5 bird species from my window. The service was amazing. They booked my tours ahead of my arrival, then made arrangements for me to transfer to Arenal. There were many snags in this process due to... More

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Portland, Oregon
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We wanted to stay in Santa Elena where we could walk easily to for food, etc. The town isn't that amazing, but Arco Iris really made our stay worthwhile. It is set back from the road with a nice courtyard area. The breakfast is worth the $7 if you're really hungry. We stayed in the cheapest of rooms at the... More

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Time, Space
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This was the cleanest & cosiest eco-lodge we stayed at during our tour of Costa Rica. It is located in the heart of Santa Elena but you wouldn't know except for the occasional honking of a car. Beautiful gardens surround the different lodges, horses, hens & a rooster are kept on the premises. The cabins are solidly built: ours had... More

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Los Angeles, California
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

For under $100 a night including breakfast, this is a bargain--private cabin that is spotless, in-room wifi, gorgeous private grounds, beautiful second-floor all-glass enclosed breakfast room with lovely fresh fruits and juices plus breads and eggs, all within walking distance to the center of town. No taxi required! Saw a family of capuchin monkeys cavorting three feet from the window... More

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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We visited in sept 2013. Amazing place. Amazing price. Amazing staff. Clean rooms close to town an we walked everywhere we went except to the cloud forest. A guide picked us up for that. We had a wonderful visit Loved the beautiful wood in the rooms and the outside.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This Eco-Lodge came recommended by a few people in Samara, Costa Rica. It did not disappointment. It is located in the heart of Santa Elena and close to many restaurants and stores. The reception is simple and beautiful; same as the grounds! The people at the reception desk were helpful (good collection of books you can borrow). The rooms was... More

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Chigwell, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
44 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We stayed as a group of four in this accommodation. We found it to be big enough for us not to be on top of each other all the time, and that there were enough facilities for all of us. It was comfortable and quiet, and one of the bonuses was having lots of nature at your disposal. We had... More

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Campbell, California
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The Arco Iris hotel provides well maintained, handsome rooms in the heart of Santa Elena (which people often call Monteverde). What made this hotel so pleasant is that it was a very short walk right into town, and yet the hotel is just removed enough to avoid all that bustle. They even had a primitive trail up the hill behind... More

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Additional Information about Arco Iris Lodge

Address: Santa Elena de Monteverde, Santa Elena 5655, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Arco Iris Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 19
Also Known As:
Arco Iris Hotel Santa Elena
Arco Iris Lodge Monteverde, Costa Rica - Santa Elena

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