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Vista Verde Lodge

2 kms Norte de Selvatura | 1 km despues del tren, 5655-66, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the vista Verde lodge for two nights. When we arrived it was a proper rainforest experience, stuck in the clouds. We had an amazing dinner and when we woke up the next morning the view on volcan arenal was breathtaking. The breakfast is delicious, the best banana pancakes I had in Costa rica with the best view.... More 

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KINGSTON
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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This rustic place is off the beaten path. It is not a Hilton property. If you are looking for a spa experience you should probably go somewhere else. If you like a bit of adventure and would rather hike in a cloud forest then this place is for you. The view of the Arenal volcano and lake, if you're enveloped... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

When we visited, a series of storms had Monteverde soaked for days. The family running the place was very nice. The hotel itself was decent as was the food. The room had no heat and due to the storm it was very cold. This is a great place for Eco-tourists to visit. The facility is powered by four generators powered... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

I'm sorry, I hate even writing something like this because I know people are running a business and their place needs people to visit, but this place was awful and after reading a bunch of 5 star reviews here I don't think any of them were real. First off, we were there for 2 nights (3 days) we tried to... More 

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North Andover, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

Location 20 min from Santa Elena on a very bumpy road (strongly recommend having gps and all wheel drive). Rooms are dated and somewhat run down. Staff there are incredible, always there with a smile and very helpful. It rained every morning and we were unable to hike the trail on the property. Views completely different from Santa Elena and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Great view of the arenal Volcano! in the middle of the forest, away from town but nice! We take breakfast 2 times and dinner here, was delicious if you want to try tipical food... I'm from CR (so i know about gallo Pinto and casado ; ) The service was great!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My 14 year old son and I just spent three nights at the Vista Verde Lodge. The first day we got here, it was sunny and clear. I was able to take pictures of the Arenal volcano and the lake. The suite we had have 3 huge large windows with screens so we were able to open them and let... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

A view of the Arenal. A staff made in heaven. A spacious room with a comfortable bed. There is no danger of crowd forest at this hotel. If you want a beautiful hike, go to the waterfall. The breakfast was unbelievable: the banana pancakes were heavenly, and ask for a cooking lesson on how they do it!

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Vista Verde Lodge is a little great secret. Its location it's just astonishing and the Jimenez family gave us a warm and friendly welcome. They were also very helpful in organising different activities and when it came to plan the rest of our trip. The food is also fantastic and the rooms are very clean with wonderful views. We would... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This is a quiet hotel in a very serene setting. The grounds are incredible with several hiking paths and amazing gardens. The rooms are fine and comfortable. They are set at ground level so they are pretty dark but have nice exposure to the flora. The hot tub holds 18 people and is a welcomed sight at the end of... More 

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