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Cabinas and Hotel Vista Al Golfo

300 meters southeast of the supermercado la espera, Santa Elena , Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2011
rob-t-35 Carlisle, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2011

this was the cheapest b and b we stayed at in costa rica, it had the smallest rooms,you make your own breakfast,we had only 2 bath towels for 4 people,and i had to repair the door lock to secure our room.but these were no big deal considering we got 2 ensuite rooms for 6 people at $65 per night including... More

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Belton, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2011

Vistas Al Golfo, on the mountainside overlooking Santa Elena, is a gem! Perfect for backpackers, and yet enjoyable for the economy-minded (but not backpacking) traveler as well. This was our first experience with a community kitchen, and it worked out beautifully. Part of the beauty was the view from the huge windows on 3 sides of the kitchen. All of... More

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London
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2011

Nice place - simple, friendly, good value. Not a party hostel though, caters for travelers of all ages.

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Nijmegen
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2011

The owners of this simple, but very nice place know what they are doing. It is clean, well organized and good beds. The people that work in this place offer great service.

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Courtenay, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2011

My wife, son and I stayed here during Christmas break 2010. Santa Elena is about a mile above sea level so the town and surroundings can be a little chilly at this time of year. The hotel had very large, spacious rooms complete with fridge, stove, sink, dishesa and cutlery - everything you needed to prepare breakfast or make a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2011 via mobile

Had a great stay here. Loved our room and the view from our big picture window (worth the extra $5). Helpful staff and you can book all your tours from there. Good 'make your own breakfast' supplies. We did the Extremo canopy tour, which was great - catering for pure adrenalin, which is what we wanted...and what we got. Also... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2011

Jorge the owner and his son Diego really make this place. They are extremely friendly and helpful and can help arrange anything you want to do in the Monteverde area. Our room was in what appeared to be the newer section of the complex and was spacious and clean, had a small bathroom with HOT water (a rarity in costa... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2010

I found these cabinas in the lonely planet book and called them to get a room for the next day. They are very clean and the bed was comfortable. We got two big beds and a small refrigerator in our room with a private bathroom t.v. and a view.The communial kitchen had a refrigerator, 2 burners for cooking, toaster oven,... More

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Detroit, Michigan
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2010

I had booked this hostel online based on pics, price (very reasonable), and reviews from TripAdvisor. This ended up being a great decision! The setup up of the hostel feels very homey, and the common area has a nice view that runs all the way to the Gulf on a clear day (hence the name). When they did not have... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2010

We stumbled into this place because another hostel our guide book recommended was full. While we were still thinking about which one to look at next, owner Anali talked us into taking a look at the rooms. She showed us a flyer of the hostel. Rooms and rates looked convincing and she was very appealing. She also provided us a... More

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Address: 300 meters southeast of the supermercado la espera, Santa Elena , Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Cabinas Vista Al Golfo Hotel Santa Elena
Cabinas And Hotel Vista Al Golfo Monteverde, Costa Rica - Santa Elena

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Monteverde Budget Cabins Cabinas vista Al Golfo offers cheap lodging in Santa Elena Monteverde, we are located very close to the town of Santa Elena,we offer cheap cabins for you to spend your vacations in Monteverde Costa Rica, come and stay with us at this small and clean hostel.Cabinas Vista Al GolfoWe are located in an ideal spot, from our lodge balcony and look out point you can enjoy a beautiful and exuberant view, you can see the dinamyc climate changes of the monteverde cloud forestfrom our look out point experience one of the best views of the mountains of Monteverde and the Nicoya Gulf Community kitchen fully equipped, refregirator, microwave, toaster, coffe maker and everything you should need Deluxe Apartments fully equipped kitchen private bathroomprivate balcony with the best view for the mountain and nicoya gulfExcellent hot water system Cable T V Security Box FREE BREAKFASTWI-FIFREE INTERNETFREE COFFEE AND TEACabinas Vista Al Golfo Is costarican family run hotel in Santa Elena the owner Jorge Campos and his wife Anali Lopez will assist you personally with everything you should need, they do speak very good English so if you do not speak our language that should be no problem, you can enquire for tours in the area among other things ... more   less 
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