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“Very Nice Place” 4 of 5 stars
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Camino Verde Bed & Breakfast Monteverde
3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   | 300 meters south of Entrance acrross the Catholic Church, Santa Elena 60109 Costa Rica, Costa Rica   |  
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Ranked #3 of 9 Santa Elena B&B and Inns
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“Very Nice Place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

This is a very nice place to stay very cozy but a little bit older. The owner is a great guy and the breakfast is awesome..It is very close to down town. I would recommend this bed & breakfast and it is a great value.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Thank you for making our stay in monte verde a special one. Continued success Jose :)
I appreciate all your help with planning our vacation, and enjoyed our stay at the b&b. Great service, excellent facilities, great breakfast

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

This was a really great place to stay and cheap. The rooms were clean with nice linen and blankets. The breakfasts were great I couldn't believe they were also included in the price. It also has cooking facilities if you just want to chill in the comunal area
Jose was great at organising everything for you and was always there to answer all your questions.

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

I will start with my ONLY criticism - the directions from the bus station aren't that great BUT everything else is FANTASTIC VALUE for the price.
Very comfortable room - a double bed and set of bunk beds. Small bathroom but water hot. Great communal area where you have breakfast, hang out, have a coffee, buy a beer/wine etc.
Jose is incredibly helpful and sorts out tours, transfers etc with no bother. Good restaurant recos too. And all for only $15 pp per night including a great breakfast.
I would highly recommend.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 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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Chicago, Illinois, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

If you are going to Monteverde/Santa Elena, stay here. My wife and I chose it because of the good reviews and the price.

Why it was awesome:
1. Very clean - Both the main area and the rooms.
2. Staff were like friends. (Jose helped us put together our entire visit in Monteverde, on the spot).
3. Wonderful shared lobby area where visitors hung out. It had free tea/coffee, wifi, phone access, movies and music playing, kitchen use.
4. A super tasty breakfast was included with the room.


No seriously, this was the most enjoyable lodging arrangement we had on our 11-day trip.
Pura vida!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 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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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Fantastic staff, gorgeous view and family atmosphere made our 2-day stay at Camino Verde with our 3 teenage girls a great experience. Manager Jose was extremely helpful in helping us get the most out of Monteverde and truly made us feel like family. The lobby with free use of computers and kitchen, and complimentary tea and coffee was always buzzing with life, the breakfast was good and the room comfortable with a fabulous view of the ocean. The staff has great knowledge of local tours and can book on short notice. Highly recommended.

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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We stayed two nights at Camino Verde having used the jeep-boat-jeep transport option from La Fortuna. After visiting La Fortuna (which is very touristy) Santa Elena/Monteverde seemed as though they were a hidden secret in the middle of nowhere (dirt & metal roads 99% of the way).

Camino Verde is located a short walk from the centre of Santa Elena, so handy for the supermarket, bars & most restaurants (if you eat at Sabor Tico, it will be about a 30 minute walk or 5 minute taxi ride).

Jose is extremely helpful with providing information for the area. He talks through what you are ideally wanting to do during your visit and highlights various options for you, but leaves you to decide. It is convenient to book directly through Jose/Camino Verde.

We had a private room with bathroom, which was basic and clean. There is great communal space around the property and free wi-fi & coffee. Breakfast is good with 3 options to choose from, and if you want to use the kitchen this is also available to guests.

We had also booked a Tica Bus ticket from Costa Rica to Nicaragua. With José's he advised us of a more convenient route from Monteverde to pick up the Tica Bus and contacted Tica Bus directly to rearrange our pick up point.

I would definitely recommend staying at Camino Verde, if visiting Monteverde.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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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Address: | 300 meters south of Entrance acrross the Catholic Church, Santa Elena 60109 Costa Rica, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Santa Elena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Camino Verde Bed & Breakfast Monteverde 3*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
300 mtrs downhill from Bar Amigos across the Church in downtown, or 300 Mtrs Southwest From SuperCompro Supermarket. Across from the church you will find an entrance, follow that entrance pass Bar Amigos, straight down the dirt road for 300m. (We are right next to Tinas Casitas) We are almost the last lodging on that road, we are between a small mini market called " Las Orquideas" and a small restaurant called la " La Amistad" We now have UNLIMITED FREE CALLS to the U.S.A and cheap calls to the rest of the world. Camino Verde B&B is a "Bed and Breakfast" style lodging opened in 2009 and located on the edge of Santa Elena. The B&B is laid out in the style of a family house and guests are encouraged to treat it as their home. The building was in fact once the owner's family home which gave inspiration to this 'Tica House' designed hotel.The B&B is situated a 5 minute walk from the town centre of Santa Elena, but is far enough away for it to be quiet and have more rural surroundings. This is the perfect option for those who crave the quiet side of the countryside but who require the amenities provided in a town. FACILITIES: Camino Verde B&B comprises private rooms which sleep 2 to 4 guests. Four of the rooms have shared bathroom facilities and the rest are en suite. For the rooms with private bathroom the prices are $25 for one person, $40 for a double, triple $45 and quadruple $55. Rooms with shared bathroom costs $15 for a single and $25 for a double. All prices include breakfast and tax. ... more   less 
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