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Hotel & Spa Poco a Poco

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   100 m Este del Ranario de Monteverde, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lisbon, Portugal
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is well localised, very close to the main village. However, since Monteverde is quite high this place is somewhat cold and very windy. The noise of the wind during the night was quite high! and as a result the room was also a bit cold.

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Simcoe, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked this hotel for 2 nights through Anywhere Costa Rica. Room was adequate, but a little small for our family of 4. Some parts of room well worn (eg. cuts and stains on box spring), but sleep was good/comfortable nevertheless. Breakfast was OK. Pool was nice to cool off in after a day of outdoor activities. Pool has a swim... More

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Oklahoma
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at Hotel Poco a Poco in August 2014. The location and views are very nice. The walkways and gardens on the hotel grounds were beautiful. The rooms were comfortable, nothing too fancy. We had a huge bathroom and shower to match. The breakfast (included with room) was fine, not a huge variety but it was adequate. Wi-fi worked... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was here about 2 weeks ago on my trip with Gate One to Costa Rica. This was by far my favorite hotel during the trip. I love how the hotel is VERY environmentally friendly. My bathroom was ultra impressive...HUGE glass-encased shower, large sink, immaculate. The table and chairs outside the room were very cute as well. I was thoroughly... More

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GuidoMontero, Director General at Hotel & Spa Poco a Poco, responded to this review

Hello Mrs Shannon. Thank you for your review and we hope you visit us once again very soon!! We offer great added values and a chance to enjoy other things and amenities besides the beauties of the cloud forest. Heated water covered pool and Jacuzzi, spa with great promos and menu, workout room, kids house, and much more. Great food,... More

Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lage sized rooms, king beds, excellent restaurant with varied menu and very reasonable prices. Large breakfast and beaut fresh fruit. Pool undercovered as was the large hot spa which was very welcome after a days tourinjg in the mountains. Staff friendly and English speaking. A three minute walk to large super market and an extra 3 minutes takes you to... More

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GuidoMontero, Director General at Hotel & Spa Poco a Poco, responded to this review

Dear Mr Casho. Thank you for your review, what a great way to describe us!!! Indeed we are small, yet, we offer a lot!! We have put a lot of work in our rooms and facilities, yet, some are better placed and more spacious than others, thank you for choosing our Quetzal Rooms. I´m glad you enjoyed our breakfast, I... More

Brooklyn, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

My girlfriend and I spent 1 night here - We had been at hostel / B&B type locations for about a week in Monteverde and wanted to get a taste of the good life for a night before we drove for the Pacific Coast. We were greeted by a wonderful front desk associate who gave us a delicious glass of... More

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GuidoMontero, Director General at Hotel & Spa Poco a Poco, responded to this review

Hello Daniel D. Thank you very much for such a nice review, I’m so glad you were satisfied with your choice of hotel for a little pampering before heading to the beach, on our behalf, I´d like to say we offer the most added values in Monteverde. From getting a massage, or a spa treatment, spending some healing time in... More

Binghamton, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The rooms were very noisy; and initially the pillows smelled of sweat and had to ask it to be changed. It is close to Santa Elena town for what it is worth. But the staff were super friendly. Restaurant not particularly great but then no one goes there for the food!

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GuidoMontero, Director General at Hotel & Spa Poco a Poco, responded to this review

Hello Duskyman, thank you for your comments. We have to be very careful with humidity in our rooms. Hotels located in Monteverde have to work much more on this situation due to the fact that there is not Air Conditioning in the rooms. When guests visit other parts of the country or other tropical latitudes, they find facilities with A/C,... More

Safety Harbor, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The property itself is average. Our room was spacious with a charming view. We had a lower level corner room by the gardens near the fountain. Our view was great and overlooked the valley and gardens. Internet never really worked. The staff onsite were very friendly. Rather disappointed in the restaurant. Seemed over priced. The breakfast buffet was very limited.... More

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GuidoMontero, Director General at Hotel & Spa Poco a Poco, responded to this review

Dear Colins. Thank you for your comments, we wish we could be way above average, yet you are right we still have to work on certain things to become better. I´m very glad every review, good and not so good, remarks the fact that our service is outstanding, this is the most important resource of any company, the human touch... More

Richland, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The staff at Poco a Poco were very nice, but it hardly made up for the dark and dingy "motel" rooms. Even when we moved to an upgraded rooms (with views of the restaurant roof), the rooms were disappointing.

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GuidoMontero, Director General at Hotel & Spa Poco a Poco, responded to this review

Hello Mrs/ Miss Alison, on behalf of our staff, thank you for letting us know we are doing a good job. I´m very sorry our accommodations did not meet your expectations, Our quetzal rooms are the best on the house, they are located on 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors, and also on the garden area. In terms of size, location... More

Houston, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The hotel is ok, i think is overpriced for what it really is. Pros: the service is great, people is super friendly and make you feel at home. Food at the restaurant is very good and the massages at the spa are fantastic. It is located close to downtown but this same location makes it very noisy. Cons: It is... More

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GuidoMontero, Director General at Hotel & Spa Poco a Poco, responded to this review

Greetings Ima, I´m very sorry to find out you had a hard time during your stay due to this situation. Three nights enduring a hard night´s sleep is very bad, I’m specially sorry for the little boy or girl, that´s too bad, I wish you had mentioned something to our front desk personnel, we have switched you to another section... More

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Address: 100 m Este del Ranario de Monteverde, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel & Spa Poco a Poco 4*
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As its name stands for, Poco a Poco is a hotel that has grown little by little, from five rooms in 2000; our restaurant and 6 more rooms in 02, 18 more rooms at the end of 2005, our heated pool and the last 3 rooms on 2006 and finally for march 2009, our new front desk building, with a new standard in architecture and construction materials: modern, versatile and clean.The hotel’s analogy and emblem: The Turtle, relates to its mythological attributes of wisdom, spirituality and perseverance; values that are part of our business philosophy. ... more   less 
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