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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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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    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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Newton, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2011

We stayed here for one night on our way out of San Jose. The rooms were clean and comfortable and the property is beautiful. We enjoyed the pool. This hotel is not close to anything so you're forced to eat at the restaurant. The food was ok, a little over priced. The staff were quite kind and helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2011

Great hotel! Great locations! And the owners are so sweet, hospitable, and know from experience all that the beautiful Costa Rica has to offer. We had an unforgettable stay here!

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2011

For the price, it's a great deal. It's not luxurious but it is a nice place to stay. It's close to town. The owner is very helpful in organizing excursions and the place has a cozy feel. Breakfast is made to order which is very good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2011

Walking distance to town. Owner is extremely friendly and speaks perfect English as she lived in the US for many years. Breakfast was very good.

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Reno, Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2011

I have seen all of the reviews for this hotel and would like to clear up some misconceptions that everyone may have about this hotel and tripadvisors placement in the ratings. Ratings on tripadvisor are done by us, the customers. There is no official "star" rating system with professional travel writers making recommendations. The fact that Las Orquideas is rated... More 

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San Diego, CA USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2011

We got to the hotel and were amazed by the detail of the construction of the place. You feel like you are in a large modern log cabin. The manager is very nice but doesn't speak English so it may be a little inconvenient to people who don't know any Spanish. The place is immaculately clean. We made our own... More 

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Grafton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2011

The place we stayed at was very nice also very clean. they cooked break fast for us in the morning it was very good a typical Costa rican meal rice and beans, eggs how every you want them and some oj. The lady that runs it is from Mississippi so she speaks English and Spanish very well. it seems like... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2010

This B&B was decent. It was clean and quiet. It has a beautiful view out the back. It's a 5-10 minute walk down to the center of town. During the day the walk isn't bad, but at night it was a little sketchy. There is no sidewalk to walk on for about half the walk. The website says that they... More 

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Los Angeles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2010

This place was comfortable, clean, bright, and Lisa the manager/concierge was very helpful with booking trips and excursions (though I believe it helps if you speak Spanish). The rooms are a bit worn and the sheets, furniture, bathroom a bit old, but squeaky clean and absolutely doable for the price. I'd say it's a good value, especially in the remote... More 

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Scottsdale, AZ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2010

Wow, I booked this hotel from reading great reviews and boy was I disappointed! Yes the staff is nice, but doesn't speak ANY English! Yes I know I am in Costa Rica, but still! She could not help us book excursions, she couldn't even recommend a place to eat! And last but not least the walls were so thin I... More 

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