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Hotel El Viandante

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Frente Hotel Sapo Dorado, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bali, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This couple are amazing! They are very good hosts and help me with all informations, tours, places and times, food, I had a economic room to spend 2 days is a simple small but very clean room. I'm vegan and they prepare a special meal for my breakfast :))! The localization is also great, very close from Santa Helena (city... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We stayed for 3 nights in this hotel in May. We were highly impressed by the owner, Grace. She was always available, incredibly helpful and was patient with us. She gave us great recommendations and a custom map. She pointed us to the El Trapiche coffee/sugar cane/chocolate tour which was the best tour we had in Costa Rica. Since this... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We spent 2 nights here earlier in the month and really enjoyed our stay. The room was spacious and comfortable. The owners were extremely friendly and helpful, organising/recommending various tours for us. Grace even provided me with a suitcase after my own one had its locks broken by the US TSA, and was no longer usable. Breakfast was really tasty... More 

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melaniehookuk
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We found that the high scores and praise for the hospitality of Renzo and Grace were well deserved. They were so kind when we arrived tired and hungry and rustled up a delicious meal for us mid afternoon; they were also really helpful in arranging our onward travel which worked very well thanks.Our room was large with a super comfy... More 

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Tabernacle, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Place was very clean friendly owners. Free wi fi large clean rooms. Breakfast was very good. Owners were very nice and helpful. Spoke English and spainish. Would say it was a good value for the price.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I spent 4 nights at El Viandante last week. Since I was solo I went with their economy room. The room was bigger and nicer than I expected, and the daily breakfast (included) was also above and beyond. For me one of the best aspects is its location. I had no car and most of what I wanted to see... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We stood there for 2 nights in March 2015...you get everything you need (clean and absolutely sufficiently equipped rooms + an awesome view) in this very friendly hotel....the owners were great with super helpful advice about what to do in Monteverde

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melbourne
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

My partner and I just spent 3 wonderful days in the Monterverde cloud forests staying at the El Viandante with Grace Renzo and family . From the moment we checked in we knew we had found a home away from home. Renzo after a brief chat surmised we were serious greenies and mapped out our itinerary for the three days... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I spent 3 days with Renzo, Grace and their family at this lovely hotel. They are really great hosts and give you excellent advice and insights into the local area and wildlife. The food , the views from the dining room and the warm, friendly atmosphere was really special. Renzo also took me on a great hike far from the... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The El Viandante Hotel was a welcome sight after the bone rattling goat paths leading into Monteverde! The hotel is basic, but clean, warm and good value for the money. The owners are very friendly and helpful when it comes to all things Monteverde. Breakfast with a great view from the top floor is worth the stay. We were only... More 

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