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Historias Lodge

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15 Minutes From Monte Verde Cloudforest Reserve | 15 Minutes From Monte Verde Cloudforest Reserve, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice size rooms. We had room 12 upstairs. Nice balcony so u can see the sun set. Bathroom smelt a bit musty needs sorting. Thin walls and thin roof. Could do with a chair in the room. And a bit out of town. Breakfast good at $8. Nice large bed. Room safe.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a couple of nights with a large group. Overall the experience was very positive, with clean rooms and good shower (with hot water!). The only problem that I had was that because there were no bug screens on the windows, our room got filled with moths on the first night! Others in the group didn't seem to... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights during a 10 day trip through Costa Rica. It was our favorite! Very warm owner and manager greeted us and helped us. Wonderful made-to-order breakfasts. The rooms were clean, cozy, very comfortable. What a beautiful place, with many woodworking details. Loved it, would highly recommend it for your visit to Monte Verde.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night in August 2015. + Staff very helpful and friendly Lots of restaurants within walking distance Cheap bus to national park nearby Room adequate and clean, bug free (seems rare in Costa Rica!) Free shuttles to this lodge run by all the local attractions Good wifi in reception and room - No heating or air con... More 

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High Wycombe, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perched on the top of a pretty brutal hill leading out of Santa Elena, this hostel has good sized and well maintained rooms with hot and cold water in the clean bathrooms. In fact this makes for a pleasant stay, the only drawback is that this is a sleeping only hostel. Although there's a restaurant area there's breakfast only by... More 

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Manteca, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This hotel was our second stop on our 2 week anniversary trip! My husband and I arrived to the lodge and absolutely loved the look of the building! The room was clean and spacious! Alba, the receptionist, was the sweetest most kind woman, she went out of her way to make our stay enjoyable. Alba helped us plan day trips... More 

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alba53073, Propietario at Historias Lodge, responded to this review
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muchas gracias su comentarios tan buenos y honestos eso es lo que nos ayuda a seguir mejorando cada día mas... More 

Royal Oaks, Ca
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This lodge has no air conditioning, not even a fan! The walls are very thin. You hear everything. We had asked to be on the ground floor but we are on the second floor! No restaurant No activities, it is 4:30 pm and room still hasn't been cleaned. The one thing they do have is a million bugs'. NO screens!... More 

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buenas tardes es una pena que usted como turista no se informe bien para donde va, ya que en Monte... More 

Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This little hotel is clean and spacious, which is a nice change from some of the places in Costa Rica. It's a small family run place and the staff are so helpful. They have their own laundry service, there is wifi although it is slow. The rooms contain big lock boxes, a tv and there's a nice rustic charm to... More 

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Muchas gracias por su comentario para nosotros es el regalo mas grande que nos puedan dejar , y agradecerles por... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Wow! What a beautiful place,I highly recommend to stay here.Great location.Staff are extremely lovely and helpful for absolutely everything- felt very safe and apart of the family there! Clean and warm lodges! I would definitely stay here again. Pura vida!

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Gracias por su lindo comentario nosotros la pasamos muy bien con ustedes y recuerden que aparte de hotel tienen una... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed here in March on a three week stint in Central America. It was the most perfect start to the trip - we stayed in a huge room with a lovely big bathroom. It had so much character and we could watch the sunset on the porch. The staff were so welcoming, Alba helped rebook a... More 

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Hola amigos muchas gracias por su comentario de verdad ustedes son unas bellas personas nos encanto compartir esperamos vuelvan por... More 

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