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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 3 days ago
Linda L Oldenzaal, The Netherlands
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Oldenzaal, The Netherlands
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Edenton, North Carolina
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed for the first time. The staff is wonderful and very helpful. Rooms were clean and breakfast was good. I can not say how great the staff was, especially the guy at the front desk. He helped with everything we could ever need in Costa Rica. Will def return!

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Boca Raton, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok, so this was my third time staying at the Monteverde Rustic Lodge since November 2012, that is, for many reasons: 1. it's close to town and very cheap by taxi if you can't make the walk uphill (but I haven't given in to the taxi yet) 2. It's right down the block from Sabor Tico, so if it's raining... More

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ten of our family stayed at the Lodge which was convenient to town, shopping, and restaurants. The rooms were smaller, but clean and new. It was a fantastic value compared to other places we stayed in Costa Rica and included a very nice breakfast each morning. The rooms were small but clean and looked new. The walls were a bit... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started out with some confusion about our reservation. They had us down for 2 double rooms instead of 1 room with two double beds. We wound up paying an extra $55 per night for a "family room." There is no air conditioning and our room was very stuffy, so while we were in the room we left the door... More

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Claysburg, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were not too sure about this lodge when we booked, but it turned out to be the favorite place we stayed while vacationing in Costa Rica. It was very clean and beautiful. Jose and Ernesto were very helpful planning tours and calling taxis for us. Jose even showed us the sloth that lives in a tree behind the lodge.... More

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Portland, Oregon
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a cute hotel with rooms nestled along a flowered path. The included breakfast varies by day but is always good (pancakes, eggs, etc). For the price it beat other places we stayed in Costa Rica. The employees and owners are very friendly. Rooms are decent sized. No A/C, but not needed in this area near the cloud forests.... More

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baltimore,md
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We were reccomened rustic lodge by a local on our trip to costa rica. It was amazing! the workmanship of the wood is beautiful, the accomodations are great and the service could not be better. Customer service was outstanding, they helped us book activiteies and had useful reccomendations for everything from food, places to visit and what to wear for... 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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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
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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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