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“I have never been so relaxed!” 5 of 5 stars
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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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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
“I have never been so relaxed!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2010

My friends and I checked into Casitas Sollevante mid November intending to stay for five nights, we ended up staying for seven. Our group of five shared the two casitas at the top of the property with stunning views of the exceptionally maintained grounds overlooking the ocean. The interior of the casitas is furnished in a simple, clean style which only contributes to the relaxing feel of the place. Equipped with air conditioning, hot shower and kitchen as well as a comfortable, clean bed we couldn't ask for more! We definitely made the most out of the pool and the newly built deck to relax and enjoy the serenity and the sun!

The staff and in particular the owner Marco are extremely helpful and friendly in a genuine, relaxed sort of way. The place is a 15 minute walk from Montezuma's town centre and a 15 minute hike from the awesome waterfalls nearby. We were provided with a lift into town and picked up on every occasion that we asked for one (except for the one time Marco fell asleep watching TV! :-))

I would not hesitate to recommend this place and hope to come back again some day!

  • Stayed November 2010, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 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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Ithaca, NY
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2010

We stayed at Casitas for four nights in April. We were immediately stunned by the beautiful view of the Pacific. The first thing we did was jump in the pool! It was a very pleasant place to relax and enjoy the lovely view. We had booked the apartment, but something was wrong with it so they bumped us up to a 2 bedroom villa. The villa itself was basic, which it looks like most of the places in Montezuma are. It was clean upon arrival, although as always, be careful about ants! We forgot to close our cereal bag completely and we woke up the next morning with ants in it. We were very satisfied with our choice after seeing other places in the Montezuma area. The Casitas are just outside of Montezuma (which we were really happy about), there was always a nice breeze, and it was a lovely place to come back to after a long day playing in the sun and surf. I would recommend the Casitas for anyone looking for a lovely place to spend time in Montezuma and relax with a beautiful view!

  • Stayed April 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Brooklyn, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2010

I spent 6 days in one of the villas with some friends. We found some cheap plane tickets and decided to get away from New England for a little bit.

This place was the perfect contrast to being cramped up in a tiny Brooklyn apartment on a chilly, rainy April day. The managers were great and very helpful, giving us suggestions and rides down to Montezuma. They showed us a private path to the town's breathtaking waterfalls and helped us find a boat tour to Isla Tortuga at the last minute.

Montezuma is an interesting and small town--definitely worth checking out. But Casitas Sollevante is an incredible place in its own right. There's a pool and hot tub where you can lounge and gaze at the ocean in the distance. Or you can float around and see the many stars at night. The grounds surrounding the villas and apartments are filled with beautiful plants and well-kept grass and paths.

Our villa had air-conditioning in the bedrooms, so we were able to get some nice, cool sleep. There was a full kitchen for some cooking-in (there are only so many restaurants in Montezuma!) as well as a coffee maker, safebox and TV. The latter is kind of unnecessary, though, because staring at a screen seems ludicrous when there's such a wonderful view right outside.

  • Stayed April 2010, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Riga
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2010

What an experience! Had two nights in Montezuma centre and then treated ourselves to two nights in Casitas. After staying next to the ocean for two nights and listening to the waves, it was a pleasant change to sleep in an air conditioned room, enjoy a hot shower and wake up with the view, not sound of the ocean :) It was a complete relaxation - the hammock and the view is the perfect combination and if you feel like doing some exercise, the pool is just nearby.

  • Stayed February 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Seattle
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2010

My husband and I just returned from a 2 week stay at Sollevante . We rented one of the villas. We have been to Costa Rica 5 times and this by far was the best trip ever. Staying at Sollevante was what made the trip so perfect. The web site doesn't do the place justice. It is gorgeous! The grounds are beautifully maintained, the casitas are in excellent condition, well maintained, cleaned daily with great care. Marco the owner, is very kind and accommodating. The staff are all exceptional people, helpful, kind and caring.

It is very quiet and thoughtfully landscaped creating privacy for every casita. The views of the ocean are astounding . It is very close to town, yet off the main road so it is quiet and not dusty(which can be quite an annoyance if you're too close to the road).
We love to cook and made all our meals there. It was so peaceful and relaxing. I can't say enough about how much I loved staying here. We are definitely coming back and bringing more family with us. This place is too awesome to keep to ourselves...and can easily accommodate large groups. It would be perfect for a family reunion.

  • Stayed March 2010, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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sollevante, manager at Hotel Casitas Sollevante, responded to this review, April 8, 2010
Thank you very much for you visit.
We are fortunate to have customer like you in our hotel.
We hope to see you next time in the future.

Thank´s for your review.
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los angeles
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2010

I have been in central and south america quite few times , costarica left me with the " crave " to come back as soon is possible 4 longer period of time .
las casitas , special is a special , dawn is great , birds grreet you in the morning .............and no mosquitos at all .
total relax , not far from montezuma city 15 minutes walk ,down hill coming back a taxy some time . very warm , nice people around , a kind gardener gave us a nice fresch papaya , or a coco .good start for a day before the beach

  • Stayed January 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2010

We stayed in Casitas Sollevante for 3 nights on our way back from Vulcano Arenal. After an active vacation, this was the perfect spot for relaxing. Ours was Casa Blanca, which has two bedrooms and a kitchen. The most wonderful part of the house was the terrace with a wooden deck, very comfortable chairs and a hammock. The house also had the perfect view of the swimming pool, the garden and grounds and the ocean, of course. Watching the sun rise, right in front of us, over the ocean from the terrace was a wonderful experience. Also the swimming pool is fantastic - the water warms up during the day and stays warm late in the night and there is nothing better then coming back from a hot day at the beach and relaxing by or in the pool with a cold beer watching the stars. We loved it all!

  • Stayed February 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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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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