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Historias Lodge

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One Kilometro From Santa Elena | 25 Mts de la Esc Publica en Cerro PLano, Monte Verde, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I stayed for two nights. Alba who welcomes guests and arranges your trips is absolutely brilliant and she looked after us well. All the staff were lovely. Breakfast of eggs and pancakes was freshly cooked and delicious. There is a supermarket and bakery nearby and you can walk to many of the local restaurants and attractions - although that usually... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely two night stay. Staff all so friendly and helpful. Helped us sort tours and taxis etc. Breakfast simple but yummy! Rooms were big and the showers had good pressure and nice hot water. Overall great place to stay for Santa elena!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I can only echo the statements in the other reviews. Friendly staff, well kept rooms, plenty of hot water, and a plentiful breakfast. Our room had a two person bath! Staff able to help book local activities, but aren't pushy to sell. The Lodge is suitably close to all the local parks, and is also handy for Santa Elena (a... More 

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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We stayed for 2 nights when the weather was really bad ( well it is a cloud forest!!) we were extremely cold and everything was wet. No chance of warming up or drying out at all. Very helpful lady on reception sorted out computer difficulties and the breakfast was freshly prepared and hot. No hot water at all and rooms... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We loved staying at this hotel simply because Alba made it easy to arrange activities and was a delight to spend time with. This is a little of a walk from the city center and is uphill but it's cute and clean.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We spent two nights at Historias Lodge and were really happy with everything. Alba SAVED us by finding us a room when we came to check in even tough there was a problem with the reservation. She was so helpful giving us recommendations of where to eat and getting a taxi to the could forest. Breakfast was tasty and filling,... More 

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We stayed here after a night at a much larger and more commercial hotel in Monetverde, which was overpriced and quite soul-less. We were immediately welcomed by Alba who showed us to our rooms, which were clean and well appointed (and 1/2 of the price of one room at the other place). We could finally relax and get ready to... More 

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Historias Lodge and really loved it. Everyone is so welcoming and helpful. They treated us like part of their family. It is a good price and nice accommodations. I really liked the shower! I would recommend it highly.

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Brisbane, Australia
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Good hotel in a nice quiet location. Short walk down the hill into town. If you are too tired to walk back you can get a local taxi for a cheap fare. Breakfast was good. Rooms were clean. The local tour companies will pick you up at the hotel for any tours.

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alba53073, Gerente at Historias Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Peter, Thank you very much for writing your experience whith othere traveles We are also happy that your stay was enjoyable Hope you come back soon again Many thanks, Alba Brenes More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Historias Lodge is a great hotel. Rooms were good and the staff were awesome It's located around plenty of places to eat, ATMs are close by and it's a easy walk downhill in to town. Coming back it's a bit of a hike... but you can catch a taxi back.

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Dear Michelle, Thank you very much for writing your experience whith othere traveles We are also happy that your stay was enjoyable Hope you come back soon again Many thanks, Alba Brenes More 

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