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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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Pension Santa Elena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is by far the best hotel/hostel I have stayed in, ever. We were lucky enough to have a longer term resident of Monteverde recommend it during the bus ride from San Jose. She helped us to navigate the hotel hawkers as we left the bus (who will try to carry your bags to their hotel) and walked us to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly, knowledgeable and helpful staff. Free yummy breakfast at the taco eatery/walk-up next door. Stayed in a private with bunk beds, the room was clean. However, the bathroom had a bad sewer (poop smell). We didn't notice it when we checked in because they leave the doors open for (I'm assuming) circulation. Once we returned to the room the smell... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a hostel, foremost, but has comfortable private rooms with en suite. Not fancy but loaded with character. The two guys who run the place are what make it so great. So different from where we stayed in La Fortuna! They are incredibly helpful and knowledgeable, friendly and laidback. Great location (if a bit noisy- Monteverde is compact, so... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have just finished a three night stay at Pension Santa Elena and highly recommend staying here. They offer affordable accommodation for all levels (dorms, private rooms with and without private bathrooms). I stayed in a single room with bathroom, basic but very clean. The inclusive breakfast is excellent and there is also a fully stocked kitchen if you need... More

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62 reviews 62 reviews
22 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We read about Pension Santa Elena in Lonely Planet and it lived up to its hype. The rooms are very basic, but clean and have warm water. The common area is a great place to hang out and meet people and the staff is knowledgable about the area and all the tours offered. The best part of this hostel is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Travelled with 4 mates and stayed in one of their quad rooms - great quality rooms, and the lovely guy at the desk Joe even reduced the rate slightly for us as he knew we were travelling on a budget. Staff here are the best we've met in a 5 week trip, giving us the best advice on things to... More

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Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This is a great place to stay with several different room options. The best is that breakfast is included at the place next door, Taco Taco, and it's really tasty! It's a good location right in the center of town so you can walk to almost everything.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

This is a good hostel right in the centre of town. Breakfast is included (from Taco Taco next door), and there is a good communal kitchen. The common area is good to hang out and meet people. The best thing about this hostel are the staff - they are all so incredibly friendly and helpful and nothing is too much... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

This hostel went above and beyond in every way. The rooms are basic including blankets as it is cold at night. The toilets and showers were always pretty clean. The reason I loved this place is because of the service. There is coffee and tea all the time. The kitchen is available for guest to cook. There is an awesome... More

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63 reviews 63 reviews
55 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The dorms were clean and comfortable, with a decent kitchen and common areas to chill. The staff helped me to organise 3 activites over my 2 days in Monteverde as well as my transport out and I was happy with the price and quality of services provided. The hostel is also well located in roughly the middle of Monteverde, next... More

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Address: 250 m al Sureste Banco Nacional en el corazon de Santa Elena, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 37
Also Known As:
Pension Santa Elena Hotel Santa Elena
Pension Santa Elena Monteverde, Costa Rica

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