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Las Orquideas

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Ranked #1 of 6 hotels in Santa Elena
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
IbenSchalck Copenhagen, Denmark
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Copenhagen, Denmark
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I visited this delightful hotel and loved every minute of it. The room was clean, the price was good (55$), and our room had a wonderful view! The owner, Nidia, was very helpful and made us feel right at home. A wonderful experience.

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4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two nights in Las Orquideas, it was okay, don't expect much more for the price. The breakfast was good, hearty and typical. The bath was clean and the water pressure was very appreciated (rare enough to be noted!). The beds however weren't comfortable at all, hard and we could feel every bed spring. We also found some dark... More

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Los Angeles, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Great place. If you are staying just for a few days, this is a great alternative. 2 or 3 blocks of the town (Walking distance). Basic accommodations but enough for us (Family of 4). Includes breakfast. You feel like you are at home. Make sure you know there are only 2 or 3 places in the city that have a... More

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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

My husband and I loved the time with spent with owners Nidia and Dan and their responsive staff. The hotel is all wood and polish floors with a great deck for viewing birds and jungle. The healthy breakfasts were an unexpected delight as we enjoyed our morning feasts with other guests and heard of their adventures. My only regret is... More

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Uppsala, Sweden
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Las Orchídeas is a small, personal hotel situated some 500 meters outside the tiny centre of Santa Elena. It is easy to walk into town. The hotel is situated on the brim of the deep canyon, with wild nature just outside the window - and with visiting coatis and whitefaced monkeys! We received very good service and got many a... More

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Chittenden, Vermont
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

What a warm welcome my family and I received at Las Qrquideas! The delightful owner Nidia greeted me by name at the door, gave us a tour of our family suite and the hotel property, and provided wonderful suggestions and personal connections that added so much to our visit to the area. She is a gem. Our early morning coffee... More

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2 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014 via mobile

I strongly recommend this hotel. Very clean. Good breakfast. The owner of the hotel is such a wonderful lady. She is honest and warm-hearted. I had cough there. She gave me some tonic and I was cured and able to sleep well last night. She also gave me very honest suggestions about what to see and where to eat. You... More

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Very clean hotel, hard to believe, with all the dust from the road outside ;)) Nidia, the owner, was very helpful with all the questions we had. I loved all the coatis outside on the balcony, so cute. They feed them bananas and they loved it :)) Thanks for a nice time in your unique hotel :))

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We stayed in Las Orquideas for 2 nights between 3/11-3/13/14 while we visited Monteverde. It was so much better than the overpriced tourist traps we stayed in before (Arenal) and after (Manuel Antonio). Like everyone said, Nidia is just wonderful. The tour/restaurant recommendations are spot on; yes she’s lived in the US for 3 decades, but fellow travelers from Germany... More

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Naples, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We just got back from Costa Rica and Las Orquideas was our second hotel stop. It's on a main road but worth it and walking distance to the center of town. Nidia, the owner was a lovely lady ready to make us feel right at home. We stayed in a large room that was extremely clean and surrounded by a... More

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Address: Santa Elena, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
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Also Known As:
Las Orquideas Santa Elena
Las Orquideas Hotel Santa Elena
Las Orquideas Monteverde, Costa Rica - Santa Elena

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