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Pension Santa Elena

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250 m al Sureste Banco Nacional en el corazon de Santa Elena, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sant Pere de Ribes, Spain
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for one night in a private room with own bathroom for a very reasonable price. The staff of the hostel helped us with everything, very nice people and free coffee all day long! The rooms were small, but had everything we needed and was very clean! Non smoking-hostel, which means that we had to go to the parking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 3 nights and were really impressed by this hostel. It's true to it's promises on its own website and gives great honest advice about activities/trips in the area. Felt completely trustworthy and was genuinely helpful. The facilities at the hostel are more than adequate reasonable clean rooms and kitchen (but remember it's a hostel not a boutique... More 

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm just saying what everyone else has said but I loved this place so much, I have to write a review. The staff were so nice and helped us book two great, affordable activities while we were there. The pension (really a hostel with some private rooms) was great - good comfortable beds, completely clean and a nice outdoor area.... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good vibe, great staff, cosy rooms, and relaxing music! Breakfast is not that big but is very unique and feets wonderfully with the place :) We came by after not such a good experience in another hostel nearby and never regreted mooving!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can´t think of a better place to stay in Santa Elena for the price. It´s centrally located, has a simple breakfast included in the price, and has the most outstanding staff. They arranged all my tours for me, gave me honest information about the places I wanted to visit, and gave me great suggestions about other places to see... More 

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Belgian Westhoek, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Rooms are clean and ok, Basic but good for its price.... The staff is friendly and helpful. The restaurant next to it is very good. There's a common kitchen you can use. Perfect location in the center of Santa Elena.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent value for the price. A simple room that is clean and very convenient to places to eat and of course the adventure and outdoor attractions of the area. The staff is very nice! The vibe- laid back with backpacker and granola types so I fit right in. The breakfast is very simple but will get you through a morning... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed three nights at the Pension Santa Elena in mid July, and we couldn't be happier with our choice. The hotel is very easy to find in the centre of Santa Elena. It is close to ATMs, a super market, and restaurants. There is also a communal kitchen you can use. The rooms are nothing special, but they are... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is right in the middle of Santa Elena which makes it super handy for going to shops, laundry, catching the bus to Monte Verde etc. Also there's a place next door called Taco Taco which sells slightly expensive but very yummy food. This place has a discount for Pension guests and they also provide the free breakfast. The... More 

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for a couple of nights while exploring Monteverde, would recommend anybody going to Santa Elena to stay here. Rooms were clean, staff extremely helpful and friendly, free coffee and breakfast were delicious, unmissable from the bus station. Staff helped us book all of our trips during our visit and all were great.

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