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Arco Iris Lodge

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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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28 helpful votes 28 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 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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Montreal, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Austin, Texas
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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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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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