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Monteverde Rustic Lodge

800 mts north from Santa Elena | Santa Elena Monteverde, Santa Elena 50309, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Monteverde Rustic Lodge is a great choice in Santa Elena. It is close enough to the town to be convenient but away from all the noise. The rooms are basic, clean and comfortable. The gardens are beautiful. Breakfast is good. The staff is very helpful and really takes pride in their hotel. The only downside is the walls are quite... More

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this hotel, very peaceful and the people were so friendly and helpful....The service was great and they were always ready to help.....we were a couple of blocks from the main town and it was very easy to walk to town every day. At the hotel, they helped us book adventure trips and they scheduled everything for us................I highly... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rustic lodge is right on the edge of town towards all of the adventure activities and tours which makes it a great location. As I found out, the place is owned and started by two brothers who take great pride in their "dream" (as they called the lodge). The grounds are nice and they are very helpful in setting... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Owner Jose and his brother and staff are the most gracious hosts. You feel right at home. Hotel rooms and grounds are in excellent condition. Dont let the dirt road at the hotel fool you., this is a very nice place to stay. Breakfast was great and the staff can make arrangements for any tour you are interested in.

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San Francisco, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is as charming as any I've seen. The staff is friendly and helpful. You can tell that it is owner run as there is a lot of loving attention paid to the maintenance of the property. We wend with our family of 6 for 2 nights. We had 2 rooms next to each other. One was a "family... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We received a warm and informative welcome when we arrived, complete with coffee and tea. Denise had many recommendations for us and arranged the tours that we were interested in. Jose was a very kind and gracious host who welcomed us at breakfast and offered dining suggestions each day. De Olivo was a very good dinner, I commend Jose for... More

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West Menlo Park, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rustic lounge is very well located close to the down town area of Santa Elena (within walking distance) and also to canopy trails and coffee tours. The staff was terrific about calling to reserve spots for us at places that we mentioned we'd like to go. We had a car, but they always checked to see if they could arrange... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This hotel turned out to be a good choice. We had looked at several hotels in Monteverde and Santa Elena and we booked this hotel because of the price. On arrival the manager welcomed us with delicious Costa Rican coffee and a map of the area. He gave us lots of information about things we could do and where we... More

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Germantown, Maryland
12 reviews 12 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We booked our stay at the Rustic Lodge through Annie of the visitor center we passed on the dirt road on the way into town (I think the visitor center was owned by Selvatura). We had a nice stay. Coffee was the die for! Friendly breakfast staff. The reception staff was polite but lacked the friendliness we had grown accustomed... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Monteverde was a favorite stop of ours in Costa Rica -- and Rustic Lodge was a delightful place to stay there. The staff was friendly and helpful, our room was very clean, spacious, and comfortable. We ate one night at Sabor Tico, just down the hill, and it was easy to get to and from town. We loved it and... More

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Address: 800 mts north from Santa Elena | Santa Elena Monteverde, Santa Elena 50309, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
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Monteverde Rustic Hotel Santa Elena
Monteverde Rustic Lodge Costa Rica - Santa Elena

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Monteverde Rustic Lodge is a small family run hotel in the heart of Santa Elena Monteverde. Our lodge is recommended for solo travelers, couples, nature lovers and families. Our mission is to make sure that every single guest we have has a great individual experience and that each of you will go home with wonderful memories. ... more   less 
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