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Ficus Sunset Suites Hotel

3.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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Ranked #12 of 30 Monteverde B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Peru, Maine, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Clean, spacious room with amazing views. 2 walls were entirely made of glass with outdoor balconies overlooking Gulf of Nicoya. No need for a/c and did not miss having a pool. Staff was very friendly and accomodating, providing tour information and even preparing a bagged breakfast when we had an early morning birding tour. Breakfast was made to order omlets... More

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a clean rustic hotel that was perfect for what I wanted on this trip. Not a first class "resort" type hotel, but comfortable, clean with amazing views. It's small, so you feel like you know people quickly. This is a hotel that is continuing to upgrade and will be adding more to improve the property. No pool. Front... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room excellent with plenty of space and nice atmosphere. Happy with restaurant food although service not brilliant. A few minutes walk into Santa Elena with loads of shops and eating places. Steep climb back to hotel and the room! Nice touch with welcome drinks viewing the sunset. Front desk staff did an excellent job arranging tours and providing information.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant stay at this hotel on the hill that has a great sunset view. Staff were very friendly and engaging and made sure we got the most of our stay in Monteverde. The shower in the room had no running hot water when we first got there but the staff very quickly took care of that for us. No ACs... More

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La Fortuna
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One is often nervous, booking a hotel online the day before arriving in a busy tourist area like in Santa Elena or Monteverde. We certainly didn't need to be. After braving the (very) rocky road on the way up the mountain, it was a pleasure to enter the Ficus Sunset Suites Hotel, and be treated by two smiling faces. The... More

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Bonnyville, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Currently staying here. First day, had to be moved as staff was washing roof and flooded our room, water running down the walls. Second & third night had scorpions in the bathroom. If you plan on sleeping in, it won't happen, walls are paper thin, the noise starts about 5:30 in the morning. This is the noisiest hotel we have... More

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Hastings on Hudson, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Spacious, clean and comfortable hotel. Good breakfast included. Very nice that it is a short walk to Santa Elena (close town) and restaurants. Our room did not have a long view, but many of the rooms did.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Hotel located at the edge of town on a hillside. Very helpful front desk staff who helped us with carrying luggage to our room. It is a bit of a hike up a small paved road (it was under construction during our visit) to the various blocks of rooms. No pool or garden area to relax around. Room was relatively... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

Good: centrally placed. Recommend visit Orchid Garden nearby. Very helpful receptionist. Clean room. Not so good: no frills - no lunch available, no pool, no fan or AC, no hair dryer. Other staff need training. Would not recommend unless it was half the price

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Newer hotel with very spacious suites. Rooms are very clean and modern with high ceilings, large balconies and really comfortable beds. The staff is friendly and very helpful. Breakfast included, which was good. We stayed in the higher suite which had a great view and amazing sunsets. Within walking distance from Santa Elena for shopping and food but take a... More

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Additional Information about Ficus Sunset Suites Hotel

Also Known As:
Ficus Sunset Suites Hotel Costa Rica/Monteverde
Address: Santa Elena, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 30 B&Bs / Inns in Monteverde
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ficus Sunset Suites Hotel 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ficus Lodge is a hotel located in the heart of Monteverde, near the center of Santa Elena.Beautiful gardens, large trees, trails throughout the property, a garden that provides us with most vegetables we use in our kitchen, a natural environment, are the perfect complement for the enjoyment of the whole family. ... more   less 
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