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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had one of the family rooms above the lobby. There were three double beds and lots of room to move around in. The shower was huge! The morning breakfast was very good (included a huge plate of fruit) and the staff was very helpful in arranging tours. We walked to town, which was quite a hill on the way... More

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I would highly recommend anyone visiting the beautiful Monteverde rain forest stay at Monteverde Rustic Lodge. We were a party of 10 people ranging in age from 13 to 80 and Jose and Marcelo were more than helpful arranging our day trips and suggestions for restaurants. The lodge was very clean and comfortable and the staff were all very friendly.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful and pleasant time at the Monteverde Rustic Lodge. We got a very warm welcomed, by Jose the owner, with hot coffee and herb tea. The rooms, the entrance and the dining room were furnished with local beautiful wooden furnishers. The rooms were charming, beautiful and clean with nice garden. Jose recommended us on a very good... More

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Florida
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The drive to Monteverde/Santa Elena is long, windy and not paved which means it is really bumpy and requires a skilled and attentive driver, and strong vehicle. This road was the end of a four hour drive and we were worn out when we got to the Rustic Lodge. Jose was there to greet us and immediately sat us down,... More

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Etten-Leur, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly and helpfull owners! The room was very clean and big. I would recommend this place to everyone who go to St. Helena/Monteverde! Breakfast was included and excellent. We felt welcome from the first moment we arrived

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really loved this place and the excellent service provided by the brothers who run it! A great tip I'd like to give out for anyone traveling to Costa Rica is the name of the tour operator we used - we used a gentleman named Erik Hidalgo who arranged everything for us from Tortuguero to Arenal to Monteverde for much... More

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Binghamton, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So we didn't actually stay here but I had to write a review to comment on the service. Our travel agent had tried to get us a room at Rustic Lodge but they were full so we had reservations for a different hotel, but we didn't know it because our itinerary and the one that was sent to our transportation... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'be been to the rustic lodge for two nights and felt welcomed from the first second! The staff is really helpful and their friendliness is genuine! During our stay it was rainy and windy all the time so we couldn't take part in the activities! Normaly we wouldn't like to stay at the room in our holidays but at rustic... More

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the Rustic Lodge with our two girls (age 8 & 11) on a family vacation. When our luggage did not arrive as anticipated from our flight - Jose helped us coordinate a way to get it without having to drive back to San Jose. He was a life saver!!! I cannot say enough good things about... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the Rustic Lodge and had an excellent experience. Jose and his family make you feel like part of their family! They exemplify the warmth of the Tico people. You can not go wrong by staying here. Jose suggested places to eat, things to do and he also educated us about the area. It is obvious that... More

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Additional Information about Monteverde Rustic Lodge

Also Known As:
Monteverde Rustic Hotel
Monteverde Rustic Hotel Santa Elena
Monteverde Rustic Lodge Costa Rica - Santa Elena
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
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 23 Specialty lodging in Santa Elena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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