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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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

These guys know it all, tours, transportation, food, whatever you need to know. The rooms are nice and clean, the wifi fast and the free taco breakfast delicious. The one thing that made us love this place though, was the people at the reception (all of them)! All their information was firsthand, they did the tours themselves, can tell you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I spent 3 weeks travelling around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua and can honestly say that this was the best hostel I stayed in the whole time. It is so friendly, there was always someone to talk to. I met so many people here and hopefully made some lifetime friends! The hostel is clean, comfortable and has great communal areas,... More 

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When we sat down to write reviews at the end of our trip, the whole family wanted to talk about Pension Santa Elena first. The staff at the pension were amazing, they gave us great advice on what to see and do in Monteverde, and not just the touristy stuff. They know a lot about Costa Rica, not just Santa... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was fantastic. The staff are insanely helpful and truly do not pressure you to do anything. They even gave us suggestions on what to do in the next town we wen to!! The private room was small but functional and there is hot water (it's the right handle and you have to be careful or the cold water... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed two nights in Pension Santa Elena. The atmosphere in the hostel was very nice and friendly, and the staff were extremely helpful when it came to traveling tips. Rooms were a bit basic but good for the price. The neighboring tex-mex restaurant (which serves the included breakfast) had some of the best burritos I have ever tried. It... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed two nights and enjoyed ourselves very much. The staff were very helpful, always friendly and oriented us immediately to our surroundings and the possible things we could do. We had a private room in the new section which had a very comfortable bed and hot water in the shower. It was very busy with some families and small... More 

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Warragul, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Great price for a great hostel. I stayed in a dorm room for 2 nights, the room was basic but spacious and clean, the other private cabins looked great. The communal area has a really nice vibe, the free coffee was always hot. The best thing about this place is the staff, so friendly, not pushy at all and very... More 

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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We stayed 6 nights and would highly recommend this hostel. We had a private room in the gardens and it was clean and had good hot water in the shower... maybe a few hooks to hang up clothes would help ! The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful with suggestions and booking tours. The breakfast voucher for Taco Taco next... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I arrived in Monte Verde and the first thing that I did was check out all of the hostels for the best deal. Pension was the first one I checked out, and was ultimately the one I settled for. And gladly. Although it is the most expensive dorm in town ($12), the atmosphere, helpful staff, backyard space and comfortable common... More 

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Leon, Nicaragua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

I did not stay in this hostel. However, I hung out here a lot when I got kicked out of my own hostel (Sloth Backpackers, do NOT go there!). They were so friendly and understanding for my situation. I could hang out in the common room with the other guests, use the wifi and bathroom and book tours with them.... 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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