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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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Atlanta, Georgia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Brisbane
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63 reviews 63 reviews
55 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Lexington, Kentucky
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a popular, busy hostel run by a handful of some of the nicest and most helpful folks you'll meet. They were extremely welcoming and explained the hostel's resources upon check in. They offered great advice about local activities and helped us book a guided tour at Monteverde reserve. The hostel has a big common area and front porch... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This is a very good place to stay when visiting Monteverde. We had a big, clean room (we have 3 kids). The staff is super friendly and provides dependable, unbiased information on all activities. The kitchen is functional although the plates and cutlery could be replaced. There is a nice common area with a football table which the kids really... 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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