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Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge

3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   PO Box 531-1000 | northern Tilaran Mountain Range, Santa Elena 232-5150, Costa Rica
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Carys E London, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The rooms were basic but perfect for what we required. We stayed for two nights which gave us a full day to explore the cloud forest. The best part of stay we're the staff in the restaurant. Went above and beyond and remembered precise details of our orders for the next day. Would recommend a stay here.

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Dublin, Ireland
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20 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The effects of global warming, El Nino or other external factors meant that the Cloud Forest had very little cloud and no rain while we there. That apart the air is crisp and clean, the views are great and the place has a lot of very noisy but spectacular birdlife. There are some marked walks in the hotel grounds but... More

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Fleetwood, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I knew nothing about this facility when our travel agent booked us a package that included this lodge. We were able to book better flight prices if we took the package that included one night stay at the Cloud Forest Lodge. It was our choice to either use the night or stay in our condo. We chose to make the... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cloud Forest Lodge is rustic and the rooms are basic, but really, you don't go to this area of Costa Rica to sit around in your room! They were clean and were sufficient for our needs (a place to sleep). The food in the restaurant was good (we enjoyed the ice cream for dessert especially), and the views were excellent.... More

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Stayed here with friends. Truly fantastic place. Wonderful and helpful staff. Great restaurant in house, and they had a great talented guitarist playing Great location, away from rif raf in town. Nice and quiet Delightful WIll return one day

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Cary, North Carolina
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

As others have said, the drive up the mountain was rugged and bumpy (not sure why we didn't expect that after reading Trip Advisor for months). We stayed at the Cloud Forest Lodge for two nights at the beginning of a week-long trip. It was cool and windy, so long pants and long sleeved shirts/light jacket were needed. We were... More

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Halifax, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This place was amazing and beyond our expectations. The rooms were spacious, clean and well laid out. Our room had two bunk beds as well as a double bed, sofa and table, large closet area and bath/shower. The staff was very attentive. We had an excellent dinner at the restaurant. We were on a road trip so only stayed one... More

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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

The drive up the mountain to Monteverde was very rugged but worth it. The rooms are clean, but sparse - no TV, no phone, no refrigerator, no heat, no air conditioning. The Cloud Forest area is often cool, so a little bit of room heat would have been nice. The lodge had a very nice sitting area overlooking the countryside... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

A lovely place to stay. Our cabin was very clean and spacious and bathroom a good size too. Lovely lounge area to watch humming birds and other wild life and beautiful sunsets. Food was average. Delicious muesli at breakfast. Very peaceful. It was much colder & windier here than i had expected so take a couple of extra layers just... More

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Halmstad, Sweden
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

This place really is in the middle of the cloud forest! Beautiful surroundings! It's a good work out to walk down to Santa Elena village, since it's constantly up- and downhills walk. We stayed here for two nights and there were only a couple of other guests here at the same time. The room were basic but very spacious and... More

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Also Known As:
Monteverde Cloud Forest Hotel Monteverde
Monteverde Cloud Forest Hotel
Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge Costa Rica - Santa Elena
Address: PO Box 531-1000 | northern Tilaran Mountain Range, Santa Elena 232-5150, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
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Ranked #13 of 23 Specialty lodging in Santa Elena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge 3*
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