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Las Orquideas

Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Santa Elena
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was clean, simple. Beautiful view, it backs up to a very deep ravine. Monkeys and coatis outside in the morning. The owner is very nice, very helpful, speaks english. The staff were all very kind and helpful. breakfast was good. I liked this hotel very much and would certainly recommend it to others but I will offer a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for three nights and it was great! The room is nice and clean. Bathroom is good and there is hot water in the shower. Breakfast is nice and homely, prepared while you are there. The view from the hotel is amazing, and we got to see white faced monkeys right outside our window! Nidia is a great host... More 

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Nosara, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel has more of B&B feel which we love. The hotel is neat and clean. Beautiful grounds, modern rooms and solid breakfast. The best feature is the owners. My significant other had a hard time with very itchy insect bites. The wife is a former nurse and gave my Sig, O, some meds that really helped her. One night... More 

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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is out of the bustle of the center and yet walking distance from it. The view from the hotel is stupendous - you have a panorama of the mountains that includes a waterfall. The owner treats everyone who comes through like family and really tried to make sure you get to do everything you want to do. She... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very clean Rooms, homemade breakfast in the mornings very nice family run. Couldn't ask for more in this city. Very close to the town and owners will help you plan and book your activities. Stay here if you can.

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Stayed here two nights....breakfast was prepared with so much care in tipical style...the owner Nidia is well travelled and full of great ideas and advice. If I ever find myself in monterverde again I'd stay here to see the friendly faces and the warm dry bed to sleep

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Loved it here. Views were spectacular. Owners were so helpful and friendly. Very clean, breakfast was good and plenty of it. Short walk to town. Saw a sloth on the walk one time. Had a private bathroom. Definitely would stay again and recommend it to others. Free internet.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

We just finished a two night stay with owners Nidia and Danilo and they made us feel like we were at home. The rooms were comfortable, and although some have complained about noisy walls, we did not experience that. The breakfasts were excellent and we visited a lot with the owners; very friendly and helpful. So, for us, the #1... More 

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Oakland, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Las Orquideas is north of town, a one minute drive to the Santa Elena commercial triangle. It feels very homey - literally, and their doors are right off the kitchen, common area, or lobby without much of a hallway buffer. It makes for a noisy night - we heard the man next to us snoring- so as others have recommended,... More 

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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Las Orquideas is about an 8 min walk from the centre of Santa Elena, and is a great little B&B. Pros: very affordable (we paid less than $100 for 2 nights), good breakfasts, the woman who runs it is very helpful with arranging tours etc. Cons: walls are thin, so you can hear everything that is going on in the... More 

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Address: Santa Elena, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
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Number of rooms: 8
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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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