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Rainbow Valley Lodge

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200 meters south of A y A, Santa Elena 5240, Costa Rica
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Richland, Washington
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Listen folks, you will be hard pressed to find a better place to stay in Costa Rica. Everything about this establishment, but especially the service, is top notch. First, Christian, the man who runs the place, is incredible. Not only does he do nature tours himself and is thus knowledgeable of all things nature in and around the area, but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is absolutely superb. The views are fantastic. The room is well set up, with a kitchenette with a microwave, fridge and coffee maker adding to the utility of the place. On some days, there were monkeys in the guava trees just outside the window. And the WiFi in the rooms worked extremely well. Christian was a great host,... More

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Lexington, Kentucky
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rainbow Valley Lodge provided one of the best experiences we have had while traveling. Christian and his family receive you as if you are one of their good friends. When we arrived, Christian greeted us and provided us with substantial information on things to do in the area with the offer to help set up anything we wanted to do.... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice cabin and very nice welcome by Christian. Christian also was a very good guide. Even though we had rain in the afternoon, we had an excellent stay. Very nice to wake up and first thing you see is the Forest!

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This one was one of the best places we stayed of the dozen hotels we stayed in our 23 days trip around Costa Rica. The views are breathtaking, the rooms very confy, with a small kitchen and even a tv with a dvd and even some movies in dvd. Good reliable Wi-fi in our room. Christian and his family were... More

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St. Augustine, FL
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My friend and I were in Costa Rica for the first time ever and Christian definitely helped to make it the best trip of our lives! The Rainbow Valley Lodge was so comfortable and had an amazing view! Christian was so very helpful in giving us advice about tours and restaurants, and informed us on a few coupons for local... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

What a good service we received from Christian. He gave us good advices and organised everything for us such that we had nothing to worry about. Rooms were clean and the view was amazing. We would advice this lodge to everyone who wants the best value for his money.

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Can't say enough good things about Christian and his fantastic lodge! Not only was the lodge comfortable, spacious and convenient for preparing meals, but the views were incredible. We saw the clouds rise over the mountains, a moon rise during one night, and the rainforest views were gorgeous. Christian was a terrific guide for our Monteverde tour and helped us... More

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Seattle, Washington
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We loved staying at Rainbow Valley Lodge. We arrived by public transportation, and it was easy to get around without a car. Christian and Hazel were the consummate hosts -- welcoming, kind, and very informative. They both grew up in the area, and Christian is a seasoned naturalist guide -- an added bonus! We were grateful to be staying a... More

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San Diego, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This review is long overdue but I knew in writing this how much it would make me miss Costa Rica and Monteverde/Santa Elena especially! My boyfriend and I spent two nights at Rainbow Valley Lodge at the end of June and we were lucky to come across this gem of a place. We had the lower single room and it... More

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Address: 200 meters south of A y A, Santa Elena 5240, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Rainbow Valley Hotel Santa Elena
Rainbow Valley Lodge Monteverde, Costa Rica - Santa Elena

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