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Rainbow Valley Lodge

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200 meters south of A y A, Santa Elena 5240, Costa Rica
Rainbow Valley Lodge
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bern, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Christian, the owner, is overwhelmingly helpful and friendly and his family is great! We got every help we needed for every imaginable trip and excursion there is in Monteverde. The lodges are located just outside of the village, which is great. You got a wonderful view over the valley and forest, and the center with shops is only a few... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for two nights and had a memorable time. The apartment was spacious, clean and had a great view. Christian and family were very welcoming and informative. We booked Christian for a tour of the cloud forest and his passion for the environment and animals was remarkable. Thanks for the great hospitality from the Tierney family.

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Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I read the reviews and tripadvisor people were right! Excellent place and made special by Christian. About a 10 minute walk from town. Wouldn't let that put you off at all. Amazing views from the apartment (we stayed in the lower one) We left a few bananas out and were visited by the local Coati a couple of times. Really... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at Rainbow Lodge rather bedraggled to be greeted by the owner Christian, who was fluent in English and Spanish, very informative and accommodating --- responding to our requests and concerns, arranging taxis and tours, making solid recommendations as to the activities and establishments in the Monteverde area. He is very entrepreneurial and ambitious, wears many hats, has a... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We stayed at Rainbow Valley two years ago, and returned a few weeks ago. It was, again, wonderful. This time there were impressive rainbows over the valley, and we had a great visit from the local Coati. Again, the rooms were comfortable and cozy, and the views are spectacular. The location is great: close to town. And the rooms are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Stayed 3 nights in the cabin with my wife and three teenage kids. Beautiful view from porch. Close up visit by a friendly Coati. Easy 15 minute walk to town. Christian the owner is great. He planned all of our activities and he provides a list of good places to eat. We loved Taco Taco. Pleasant surprise. We did private... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This property is a bit out of town but don't let that put you off. The owner is fantastic and gave us a ride to show us around. It's peaceful here and the view of the valley is beautiful! The property is clean and you won't find a place with a better price! Pura Vida!

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London, United Kingdom
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

It is said that at the end of every rainbow there is a pot of gold and in the case of the rainbow valley lodge this comes in the form of Christian and family. The Rainbow Valley lodge is a charming moderately priced hotel located within walking distance of Monteverde town centre. The owner Christian was extremely helpful from the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here in the upper room for 4 nights and loved it. The views are amazing, lovely rooms and great value. Christian and his lovely family made us feel so welcome and went out of their way to look after us. He is also a local guide so gives great advice on local tours and restaurants. Do the morning... More 

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

My girlfriend and I stayed at Rainbow Valley Lodge on the three nights of our trip to Costa Rica. Christian was an excellent host, helping us book activities and recommending places to eat in town. He even offered to drive us into town whenever we wanted. He also let us make an expensive phone call from his cell phone when... More 

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