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Hotel El Mono Feliz

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

We visited with our 2 children and stayed in one of the cabins. It had everything we needed. The pool was great and my kids enjoyed the toys. The owners were extremely helpful and nice. We very much appreciated our time here.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night and absolutely loved it. The gardens are beautiful. It's lovely to get up early and sit by the river among the birds and the butterflies. The rooms are simple and clean. Great breakfast with fantastic bread and cheese to go with the eggs. Otto couldn't have been more helpful - giving us advice on... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

A lovely room in the middle of the garden. We saw a small alligator in the garden lying in the sun (under the bridge) The owners are Dutch and very welcoming. Anything we would like to do they had some great advice for. Because of the owners, we had some experiences that really changed the way we see nature!

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monofeliz, Eigenaar at Hotel El Mono Feliz, responded to this review

The small alligator is still there but hard to see, because he is very shy. More 

Papendrecht, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We loved this place. A small lodge with great accommodation (we slept in one of the cabanas), a nice pool and nice breakfast. The garden is beautiful and the restaurants in the area are haute cuisine! The beaches are perfect for surfing and boarding. Definitely a plae where you can spend 2 or 3 nights. Thanks Otto and Anja for... More 

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Ojochal, Costa Rica
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A super nice place with super nice owners! Close to just about everything in the area, but quiet and serene. Very nice Simi rustic cabinas near a stream, safe parking and a beautiful pool. Parrots and butterflies everywhere, with the scent of Ylang Ylang in the air. Free Wifi available near the office.

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monofeliz, Eigenaar at Hotel El Mono Feliz, responded to this review

There is not only Wifi near the reception, but there is also WiFi in all the rooms and in the cabañas and arround the pool. More 

Orlando, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This was my first hotel destination on my first trip to Costa Rica....and I am so glad I stayed here at the beginning of my trip because I was introduced to the "real" Costa Rica in this delightful village of Ojochal before traveling on to the more commercial/touristy areas of CR. The innkeepers, Otto and Anja, were so friendly and... More 

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Oroville, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Overall I liked El Mono Feliz. It was clean, the rooms were spacious, enjoyed the pool. It has a very European flair, so Americans be warned! Sometimes it feels like you are being micromanaged by the proprietors. It's their place, let them micromanage. They are watching you like hawks! Also, we found that their advice on places to visit was... More 

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monofeliz, Eigenaar at Hotel El Mono Feliz, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment. As Europeans we like to have things well organized, clean and tidy. And yes, we are like hawks, seeing after it that each and every guest gets our full attention and gets all the service we can provide.Our guest is not a room number but an important person with a name and a personality. We care... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We stayed in one of the wooden cabins for 5 nights. Everything was ok, the kitchen had almost anything you would need. Bathroom a bit small an "oldish", no hair dryer. The garden was a true paradise, with luxurious vegetation and a small stream flowing through it. Every morning a colibri would come to the flowers in front of our... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

this place has amazing food the owners are very friendly and nice the pool is nice to cool off in and there guard dog is very friendly i love the love the hotel personally very pretty in nice condition

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Location: Hotel is situated in Ojochal, closest town being Uvita. As you exit the main road, you have to follow for 1,5 – maybe 2km an unpaved road, but you can see signs directing you towards the hotel. There is not much to do in Ojochal, but you can get pretty fast to Uvita (about 20 mins tops) or further... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel El Mono Feliz is situated in a small village and in the middle of nature: in the garden there are big palm-trees, cashew-nuts and cacao trees, mango- and orange trees,pineapple plants for breakfast and beautiful fragrant flowers. This family hotel has cabanas (apartments) and rooms. The cabanas have a kitchenette. On the terrace you can relax quietly enjoying the shade of the palm-trees.The Standard Rooms are basic but cozy, with a door to the porch or the garden. Breakfast is served on the large porch with fresh tropical fruit. Here is also a kitchen where you can cook for yourself. This family hotel is for those who like to be at a quiet and calm place, relaxing next to the pool, listening to all that different sounds of the birds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel El Mono Feliz

Address: Calle del Jardin, Ojochal 60501, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Ojochal
Price Range: $43 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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