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Hotel Las Orquideas

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| 300 meters south of Santa Elena, frente a la Caballeriza el Rodeo, Monteverde, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
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Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Santa Elena
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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SeaTac, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed a wonderful two nights in this hotel. It's close to the center of Santa Elena and offers a beautiful view of the surrounding landscape. The breakfast is rejuvenating and delicious and helped us get moving in the morning. There are monkeys that visit the balcony and one of the ladies who runs the hotel let us feed them!... More 

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Bothell, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had 3 people in our group. We had room 4 and it was nice. The staff was great very helpful.. Also the breakfast was great and so was the Coffee. even tho we speak very little Spanish the owners were very helpful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel Las Orquideas is a steal for $45/night ($50 if you pay with a card) My boyfriend and I stayed for one night in between our trip from Quepos to Arenal and received a warm welcome from the owner, Lidia. She had great suggestions of places to eat in Santa Elena (her home is about three minutes from the center... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights with the gracious Nidia at Las Orquideas. This gem of a hotel is a bit off the main road but an easy walk to the town center where there is a market, pharmacy and restaurants. Breakfast was delicious and freshly prepared each morning. Rooms are clean and the area is safe. Talking to Nidia is a... More 

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new orleans
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived and were instantly greeted by Nidia with a warm welcome. She gave us all the necessary info and was a delight to talk to. The room was beautiful and had a lovely view. Internet was fast. Shower was great. My only complaint was the bed was very hard. So hard I couldn't sleep on my stomach beachside I... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Very good value. The owner, Nidia, is welcoming and very helpful. Rooms quite basic but clean and cozy. Cooked breakfast is good and plentiful. Within walking distance of a couple of restaurants and short driving distance to a lot more in town. Great views of the valley from the back of the property.

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Oak Park, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Hotel Las Orquídas is such a cozy, clean hotel. You feel right at home. Its a small hotel but rooms are spacious and comfortable. Service was great. They serve breakfast every morning and make sure to book tours, restaurants and anything else you may need during your stay. My husband and I loved it!

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I stayed here for one night in March 2015. When you enter Las Orquideas, it feels like a cabin and an extension of someone's home. The reception area is cute, with tons of artifacts on the wall, rocking chairs in a corner, shared TV for all. You can also see the open kitchen and dining area from the reception. Check-in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

A warm welcome and plenty of help offered in this pleasant Hotel. The thin walls & howling wind ,particularly at night was a bit of an issue.Lovely views from the rear of the Hotel and well placed for the center of Santa Elena. At night we ate with the locals at the small restaurant just down the road from the... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

My sister and I stayed in Santa Elena and we stayed at this hotel. The inside is very well kept and it has a rustic cabin look and it makes you feel like home. The whole common area is absolutely adorable. The owner and all staff were extremely sweet and were so welcoming when we came. The rooms are very... More 

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