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Monteverde Rustic Lodge

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800 mts north from Santa Elena | Santa Elena Monteverde, Santa Elena 50309, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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tellysurf
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Jose is very accomodating and eager to please. The receptionist will be more than happy to arrange any tour you want. Breakfast is included in the price of the room. Location is decent. Rooms and bathrooms are clean and spacious. No A/C, but at this elevation, it is not needed. There was a ceiling fan for circulation. Monteverde is succeptable... More 

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Oslo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Found this hotel on Tripadvisor and picked it based on rather high ranking for Santa Elena (Monteverde). Overall it was a very nice experience to stay here for 3 days/2 nights. On arrival we were greeted by the very friendly and helpful Christina. She took the time to inform us about the village, places to eat, attractions, booking tours etc.... More 

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West Chester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After spending a few days on the coast at a resort hotel, we headed to The Rustic Lodge and had an absolutely wonderful time. The hospitality was fantastic, the rooms very nice and clean, with a very comfortable feeling. It's a short walk into Santa Elena, and the surrounding restaurants and sodas offer a variety of great food and price... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were greeted with a friendly person who gave us coffee. The beds and rooms were clean, and the towels were in fun decorative shapes. Breakfast was wonderful, and the owner comes around and talks to you personally. The rooms aren't enormous, but this is a value hotel. I would absolutely recommend this hotel to any patron.

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Plano, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jose and Christina are so friendly and warm in everything ! They arrange tours last minute, make sure van will pick you up, they really are taking care of you. Place is nice - within the garden We stayed for 2 nights. You can hear very clearly when people speaking from adjacent rooms, but it didn't bother us. We did... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hotel close a quick walk to downtown Monteverde with a great price. Jose and his family were extremely accommodating, helpful, happy, and genuinely cared about us and our stay, making sure we had anything we needed at any time. Not a fancy hotel but the charm and overall feeling staying there was great. Would highly recommend it, and would... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very pleasant stay. Not one of the fancy hotels but for the price you pay it is awesome. WE had a big room with a view over the football field where we watched the kids play soccer. Watching the weather with the clouds, meeting from the Pacific side and the Carribean side was interesting. Jose was very accomodating and helped... More 

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Queenstown
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel lives up to its name and is certainly rustic but clean and comfortable all the same. The rooms are large, clean & comfortable but could do with a few more home comforts (rubbish bin, TV, tea & coffee etc). It is situated a 5 minute downhill walk from town (or 10 minutes back up!) and is in a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Aside from the clean, comfortable rooms... the best part of our time at the Rustic Lodge was getting to meet Jose and his family. Sadly, it's rare that you find someone so genuinely friendly. From the moment our family arrived, we were made to feel welcome. Jose provided great tips for activities and dining in the area that weren't on... More 

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Auburn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

When visiting Monteverde I would defintely recommend the Rustic Lodge. Jose was very helpful and had great reccomindations for touring activities. A lot of the activities they are happy to book for you with transportation. Just ask! The room was simple but clean. The bed a little hard. The grounds were well taken care of with lots of plants. The... More 

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