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Pension Santa Elena

250 m al Sureste Banco Nacional en el corazon de Santa Elena, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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Pension Santa Elena
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the best hostels I've stayed at. Super friendly staff and so helpful. If you only have a short time here then the sort out everything out for you. Tours and shuttles. Breakfast is included and the rooms are very clean comfortable and very hot showers. I highly recommend. Thanks for a lovely time guys

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Centerville, Ohio
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My daughter and I would rather find the company of interesting and friendly people in a casual atmosphere than pay the money for a fancy hotel with room service. Pension Santa Elena was just the comfort level we were looking for. We were greeted with a thorough rundown of what was around Monteverde, including the attractions and where to eat.... More

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Granada, Nicaragua
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4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pension Santa Elena is a simple place with great prices. Do not expect to get anything fancy here, but PSE does have everything you need. There are private rooms as well as dorms. There is a communal kitchen for preparing meals, as the restaurants in Santa Elena/Monteverde can get fairly expensive. The hotel does provide a breakfast from the kiosk... More

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Vero Beach, Florida
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55 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Accepts credit cards. I paid $24 a night for an ensuite room with hot water. No A/C or fan in the room, but the area is chilly at night. Wonderful staff--English-speaking and completely helpful with all questions and setting up tours. Owners are American. Free internet. Breakfast included. Main fridge where you can store drinks. Right in the thick of... More

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Medford, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I--wife and 9 and 13 y/o daughters have just spent three nights at this very relaxing and friendly pension. The people that work here are very friendly and helpful. Always happy to help with every aspect of your trip. The location is right in town and easy to get to multiple tasty restaurants. We stayed in room... More

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Senior Reviewer
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An good, clean and cheap place to stay close to the cloud forest and right in the heart of Santa Elana. We arrived in the evening and they really helped us sort activities for the next day. Nice little breakfast included and there is car parking

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Montreal, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent 6 nights there with our 3 kids, and it was great. There's a kitchen where we cooked some of our dinners, a supermarket being just a 200 meters from there. The included breakfast was too small though, we had to have another breakfast later. Friendly and helpful staff too, right in the middle of town.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel has a great atmosphere. The free breakfast from Taco Taco is delicious. The employees are very knowledgeable about the tours and trails in Monteverde and surrounding areas. They helped us connect with a fantastic tour guide that provided the best tour we had on our vacation. Make sure your reservations are confirmed via email. Use your first and... More

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Hannover
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff at the pension were incredibly friendly and helpful with any questions about what to do. The place itself is very relaxed with free coffee & wifi and a community kitchen where you can prepare your own food. They also have reggae music playing. Breakfast is a just a tiny portion from the taco stand next door. The pension is... More

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CT
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its hard to even call this place hostel. We stayed in the new set of rooms on the second floor- and for (I think $35/night?) it was so worth the money. Bed was comfortable, room was clean, nice shower. Common area was nice for getting to meet people and you could eat the free delicious breakfast from the taco place... More

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Also Known As:
Pension Santa Elena Hotel Santa Elena
Pension Santa Elena Hotel
Pension Santa Elena Monteverde, Costa Rica
Address: 250 m al Sureste Banco Nacional en el corazon de Santa Elena, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 23 Specialty lodging in Santa Elena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our Mission is to exceed our guests expectations of a budget hotel by providing outstanding customer service and dependable information. Commit time and resources to preserve the values and traditions of our community and Costa Rica. Pura Vida y Pura Hospitalidad. ... more   less 

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