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Hotel El Bosque

Monteverde, Costa Rica | camino a la reserva Bosque Nuboso, 60109, Costa Rica
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Hotel El Bosque
Ranked #7 of 18 hotels in Monteverde
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Columbia, Missouri, Usa
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located just a few meters outside of the center of Monteverde behind the Trimonte Restaurant . It is owned by a longtime Monteverde family. The rooms are without television and wifi is available in the dining area. The real advantage is that it is surrounded by secondary forest and there is great bird life to be seen from your front... More

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Augusta, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I was excited to stay at El Bosque due to its beautiful grounds and location close to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, but I was quite disappointed. The grounds were lovely, however despite the fact that we were only two of the four total guests staying there, they placed us in a room inconveniently located far away from the restaurant... More

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Albany, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I truly loved this hotel. It is tucked back in the woods, and all of the rooms are in a circle around a common area. The food was fantastic! And, they just completed building the eating area. The wifi was strong in the restaurant. There is a German bakery at the end of the road, which is walkable. My only... More

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Hotel El Bosque is tucked into the woods, on property with wonderful walking trails, yet it's just 3 minute walk up the driveway to the "Monteverde center," a small set of 2 restaurants, one bakery, one grocery, one women's cooperative. So great for people without car who want to be able to walk to variety of food options. Much better... More

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Accommodating and friendly, El Bosque was where my mother, my wife, my dog and myself stayed on an overnight recently. They do not accept pets as rule but made an exception for us after talking to me about the dog's general manner. He's a guard dog but well behaved. The property was lovely, walking distance from town if you are... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Hotel El Bosque is located in Monteverde, just off the main road. It is close to several restaurants, but is tucked back off the road, so it is quiet and gives you the experience of being in the forest. There are a number of trails on the property that are good for birding, walking or jogging. I did all three.... More

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Fremont, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We were not expecting to like this place, but fell in love with it. The rooms are clean, the staff is helpful, and you are in the forest. Our kids want to come back to this hotel over the other more expensive placed that we stayed at.

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Beaumont
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5 reviews 5 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Had a great stay at el Bosque. Nice rustic room was clean with comfortable beds. Great buffet breakfast each morning. Lucky to see a resident Capuchin monkey at the breakfast house kitchen window - for her banana breakfast. Also saw Motmot birds and Agoutis. Numerous walking / hiking trails on property as well as a Night Walk. Numerous attractions and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Includes a simple but tasty breakfast including eggs, rice and beans, fruit, coffee, tea, and juice. It has its own hiking trails and night walk. Walking distance to Monteverde cheese factory, a local organic grocery store called Wholefoods, a great bakery, and adjacent to two reserves. St Elena where most of the town is located is about a 15 to... More

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Sarchi, Costa Rica
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

We stayed 2 nights, surrounded by nature. We woke up every morning to Iguti's (they look like large squirrels), missed the monkeys because the hotel soda was closed for 2 week. However, the hotel is within walking distance to a natural food store, a Soda, a wonderful restaurant & bakery (Stella's), an Italian restaurant, an Argentinian restaurant that also offers... More

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Address: Monteverde, Costa Rica | camino a la reserva Bosque Nuboso, 60109, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
El Bosque Hotel
Hotel El Bosque Costa Rica/Monteverde

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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
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We are a family operated hotel, started in the mid 90´s with the philosophy of preserving nature and make every one of our guests feel like at home. ... more   less 
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