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Hotel Casitas Sollevante
3.0 of 5 Villa   |   Calle Linda Vista | 200 metros antes de Cabinas Linda Vista, Montezuma 60111, Costa Rica   |  
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 hotel reviews
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“Nice Place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Had a great time here, if you dont have a car you dont want to stay here, other than that place is awesome! great pool great view ... it is kind of noisy at night only thing I found not so nice, but it is a great place!

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This hotel was a good choice for the amount paid. The best part of our stay was the private large patio and the pool. Things that may deter other visitors (but okay with us) is the multitude of insects sharing the location and the access from town - you definitely need a sort of transportation. Some of us like to sleep with the windows open and therefore would appreciate insect screens. On the negative side: The kitchen could be better stocked. The bathroom is very spartan. The septic system does not accept toilet paper. We did not have breakfast there and therefore cannot comment. The town is wonderful, Playa Grande is fantastic (including the 40 min hike there) and the waterfall is spectacular.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

This was what I imagined a Costa Rican cabina would be like. Amazing views, beautiful pool, and wonderful staff. The cabinas are cute with nice little kitchens, common area, large balcony with hammock, and provides good privacy. If you don't mind the critters that wonder at night and a 3000 colones cab ride down the hill this place will be incredible. Ask for Max the taxi driver.

Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Our stay in this hotel was terrific. It's a marvellous location just above Montezuma, so you can enjoy the town and then experience a tranquil setting overlooking the ocean with an absolutely gorgeous view.

There's quite a lot to do around Montezuma (waterfalls, hiking, beaches, surfing), and the staff were quite helpful in making suggestions and accommodating all our needs.

Note that you can't really walk from town (it's a good steep climb), however it's only a 2 minute drive. There are great restaurants in Montezuma, but for a chance of pace we cooked in the room and then set a table outside to eat under the stars. It was glorious.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

We had a fantastic time at Casitas Sollevante! The staff was welcoming, friendly and very helpful; they helped us with activity and dining recommendations and never led us astray. The breakfast (not included in hotel price) was good and is served by the pool, which is nice. The pool was lovely and our room (the upper apartment) was nice; a small kitchen area, living area and bathroom with a nice, large porch with a great view of the ocean. The property is a 5 minute taxi ride up the hill from Montezuma; taxi fare each way is about $6 US. It is walkable, but since we had a three year old with us that was not so practical. If you don't have small kids with you it could be walked easily (though going up that hill on the way back would be a challenge). The room and property was very clean and well maintained, and the staff clearly takes pride in making it a nice place to stay. I would definitely recommend this place - and Montezuma itself was a fantastic place to visit!

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

my boyfriend and i stayed at casitas sollevante for ten days. we rented a studio apartment which was exactly what we needed for the duration of our stay. Casitas sollevante is only 10 minutes walk from downtown montezuma and it was great exercise walking to and from town. the property is lively with colours overlooking hills, surrounded by the sounds of the wildlife. The staff were always very accomodating and helpful. The kitchen was equipped with plates, glasses, pots and pans, complimentary coffee and fridge which was perfect because we cooked many meals to save on costs. There was a table outside on the balcony to dine in peace, and a cute little hammock. There is a beautiful pool that is rested on a hilltop and from the hill you can see the ocean from there. It is the perfect spot to catch the sunrise, and we watched it while listening to the waking howling monkeys. i would definately recommend casitas sollevante.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Sorry but this place was a big disappointment. I was under the impression that I was renting a private home from a homeowner and that wasn't the case. We had to share the pool with all the surrounding casitas. I guess this is my own fault for not investigating this further. However, the place was in horrible condition. There were no ceiling fans and none of the windows had screens so we could not open any of the windows without letting creatures and bugs in. The beds had “a” sheet. That was it. No other bedding at all and it was just generally uncomfortable. There was a huge colony of ants streaming in through the window in the kitchen and the place was just tiny. For $120 a night I expected a lot more. If we were able to leave after the first night I think we would have. To think that we stayed at Si Como No in Manuel Antonio for $25 more a night is a little unbelievable. If this place was $50 a night and the photos were more accurate it might be ok for those that are traveling on a budget. The pool is nice but not when you have to share it with extremely loud Europeans. I had high hopes for this place but left very disappointed.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Calle Linda Vista | 200 metros antes de Cabinas Linda Vista, Montezuma 60111, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Montezuma
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 18 Specialty Lodging in Montezuma
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Casitas Sollevante 3*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
If you are planning your next holidays in Costa Rica you must take some time to go and visit the resort "Casitas Sollevante" in Montezuma. The resort itself is located just minutes away from the lively town of Montezuma, situated in the province of Puntarenas, in the southern Nicoya Peninsula (one of the 4 Blue Zones in the world). Casitas Sollevante is the perfect destination for travelers seeking an enchanting escape for their holidays. ... more   less 
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