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Hotel El Bosque

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Monteverde, Costa Rica | First right after Restaurant Tramonti, 60109, Costa Rica
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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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Copenhagen, Denmark
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10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

An beautiful, friendly place to stay. Gorgeous setting, very friendly and accommodating staff who went above and beyond to make us welcome, and wonderful breakfast. I very highly recommend this hotel!

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Daniel L, General Manager at Hotel El Bosque, responded to this review

Hello Kari, Thank you very much for choosing to stay with our family. Your positive words are very meaningful and I appreciate them very much :-) Hope you also had a great time in Nicaragua. Cheers to everyone from our side (especially to the little ones) ;-) Regards, Daniel Lalinde More 

Amerongen, The Netherlands
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed for three nights with our kids (age 7 and 9). Daniel and Liz are the the enthusiastic new owners of El Bosque Hotel. They are hard working, extremely friendly and helpful and try to provide a very personal service. The rooms are basic, but adequate and clean. The location is very quiet and we saw lots of animals... More 

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Daniel L, General Manager at Hotel El Bosque, responded to this review

Hello Jan-Paul, Thank you! It was a pleasure to serve you and your family :-) We will be working just as hard on our rooms to renovate them over the next few months to enhance our future guest's experience. The feedback you gave me the other day is certainly a vital input on this. Cheers to all of you back... More 

Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are nice and clean. The bathroom is simple and clean, only the hot water runs out pretty quick, so don't take to long showers ;-) The staff is very helpfull with any questions you have. The fresh breakfast is served at your preferrd time!

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Daniel L, General Manager at Hotel El Bosque, responded to this review

Hello Andy, It was a pleasure to serve you and your family. Thanks for your positive comments as well as for the feedback around the showers. They currently work like that in order to reduce energy consumption to help our planet :-) However, in the future, we plan to transition to gas (a more clean energy resource), then to solar.... More 

Daintree Region, Australia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were welcomed by the most gracious hosts, Daniel and Liz. They do everything to make you feel welcome. . . "Your home away from home". When we arrived, we were already checked in and they were waiting to show us our room. No waiting. The grounds are beautiful with many birds and animals. If you're a nature lover, you'll... More 

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BosqueLodge, General Manager at Hotel El Bosque, responded to this review

Hello Lynn, Good to hear from you :-) Hope you and Aaron are doing just fine back in your piece of paradise in Australia ;-) So happy to see your comment. Thank you very much! Guess the cake is no longer a surprise, though. LOL PS: We have an action plan called "Pimp My Rooms" to bring them up to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The new management at Hotel El Bosque is amazing! They work so hard and are so caring for the hotel and their guests. They are very attentive to your needs and I really felt welcome. It is a nice, small family run hotel and the grounds are beautiful! It also has a nice location next to some cool stores and... More 

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BosqueLodge, General Manager at Hotel El Bosque, responded to this review

Hello Anna, Thank you. Not just for your comment (which I surely appreciate), but also (and most importantly) for the present you gave to Liz. You really made her day! PS: She loves it (and she looks super nice on it!) :-) Hope I get a chance to see you again. Promise we'll have something special for you ;-) All... More 

Eagan, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have come across many kind people in our travels in Costa Rica, but hands down Daniel and Liz are the most GEnUINELY caring, warm and accommodating people we've had the pleasure of meeting. After spending only 2 nights at their Hotel, we felt as though we were saying goodbye to family when we continued our travels. Their accommodations are... More 

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BosqueLodge, General Manager at Hotel El Bosque, responded to this review

Hello Martha & Dean, Thank you for writing such an amazing/supportive review. Comments like this make it all worth it and give us the energy to keep it up :-) Thank you as well for your feedback on the rooms. Working on it! ;-) It was a great pleasure to meet you and we wish you the best in your... More 

Columbia, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

New managers Daniel and Elisabeth go above and beyond to make sure you are taken care of. They do sweat the small stuff and want to know if there is anything else they can do. Breakfast was excellent and convenient (1 minute from your room). The grounds are lovely with plants and birds and humming birds. There is a Night... More 

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BosqueLodge, General Manager at Hotel El Bosque, responded to this review

Hello Jim (and Cindy), Thank you VERY much for your kind words. It was a pleasure to have served such experienced travelers like yourselves! Know you will always have a casa in our casa :-) Cheers from MV, Daniel (and Elizabeth... and Camila!) More 

Monteverde, Costa Rica
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9 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hotel El Bosque in Monteverde is under new management. We walked into their complex yesterday to use the trails and met Daniel, the new manager. In just a week the place has been transformed. A professional painter has transformed the white exterior into an eco blending wood design. You have to see it to appreciate it. The complex has beautiful... More 

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BosqueLodge, General Manager at Hotel El Bosque, responded to this review

Hello Les, It was great to meet you, your wife and Angeline. Thank you for your review and your kind words of encouragement. I am really happy you liked the new paint job. PS: We launched our website last night. Feel free to look it up and share your thoughts around it. Happy to get a cup of coffee one... More 

Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Hotel El Bosque is a nice place to stay. I figure, while on Monteverde, unless it's raining, you won't want to stay cooped up in your room. My room was nothing fancy, but it's very clean and there is plenty of hot water for a warm shower. The beds are on the firm side. The gardens are gorgeous. The sounds... More 

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BosqueLodge, Manager at Hotel El Bosque, responded to this review

Hello BigMexicofan, Thank you for your kind words of encouragement. My name is Daniel Lalinde and starting on Aug 1, 2015, I will be the new Hotel Manager. Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. FYI. We are revamping the look and feel of our garden and this will hopefully attract even more birds. Oh and in the future we... More 

irwin, pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We had 22 rooms, terrible food, and little if any hot water. We removed 18 scorpions the first night and more the next. This is the worst hotel my group has ever had in 15 years of traveling! I recommend anywhere else! The 8 foot snake on the roof was our welcome wagon! Great for nature lovers if you like... More 

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BosqueLodge, Manager at Hotel El Bosque, responded to this review

Hello Jaspan, My name is Daniel Lalinde and starting on Aug 1, 2015, I will be the new Hotel Manager. I'm really sorry that your group went through this experience. It must have been extremely frustrating for you as a team lead... We are already taking strong actions to improve our guest's experience. Following are just a few based on... More 

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