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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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  • Location
    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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We rented 3 units, 3 couples with 6 childrens. The units were spotless, nice designs, well located, quiet, convenient. We really appreciated our stay and the security with a guard patrolling the property during the night. We recommend Arco Iris Lodge without hesitation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We've been traveling in cr for 6 weeks, this has been our favorite hotel. We are in a detached, 2 bedroom house, so there is room for us to spread out. Plus, there is a kitchenette where I've been able to prepare some meals. Service and staff have been very attentive. The name of the house was Susanna's house. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

My bride and I had a great time in the honeymoon suite of this wonderful European lodge. The accommodations were wonderful and we had a beautiful hilltop vista of the rest of the area. The only drawback was that some of the late night revelers in town kept us up late Friday night with their partying. It seems sound travels... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

There are a lot of places to stay in the Monteverde/Santa Elena area but I would definitely recommend this one! I stayed here with my parents, and we had a small room with two bunk beds but it worked out perfectly. It is in a beautiful location and the included breakfast was AMAZING. A great way to start off a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This was the first place we stayed in Costa Rica while on our honeymoon and it blew us away. We arrived after an extremely long days travel and were quite grumpy and tired as the drive up is very intense and quite a thrill, especially after the long flight. It is hours on a very bumpy unimproved dirt road with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This is a little gem very close to the center of Santa Elena, built on a hillside. Very short walk to town center. Be prepared, this is not a flat city - you either go up or down, rarely level! Staff is very attentive and happy to book tours with no commission that many places add in. We were able... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The service was outstanding, they even rushed to wash our clothes after we got caught in the rain while zip lining. We stayed in the budget rooms which were simple but very clean. This hotel is a very good value for money and has an excellent location. The hotel is located right in the center of town, but sits on... More

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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*
Also Known As:
Arco Iris Hotel Santa Elena
Arco Iris Lodge Monteverde, Costa Rica - Santa Elena

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