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Hotel El Sueno

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was not like discribed on the website. There was no tv, no closet and the room was small. The room didn't get ckeaned between the 2 nights. However, the staff was really nice and the location is great. It is ok for a short stay

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Whitby, Ontario
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying here on a group trip for several days. On the first night, my spouse discovered what she initially thought was sand under her pillow. It turned out that they were termite eggs -hundreds of them and were on both of the beds. Staff cleaned the room and yet they appeared the following night as well. The problem...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Not a good place. The electric water heater shower head "exploded" twice with a loud bang and sparks flying from it. Then there was no hot water.. My mattress was so tilted I had to get 4 books and put them under the 2 legs on one side of the bed to make it level. The walls are paper thin...

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Reviewed February 23, 2017

i went there twice for breakfast and got my omelet fix. the food isn't amazing but for the price it's more than decent and the staff is super friendly. conveniently located in the center of town it's easy to walk or drive to and quiet in the morning if you are like me and want your breakfast undisturbed by other...

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ottawa, ontario
Reviewed February 8, 2017

If you have read some of my reviews, you know I'm not a picky traveller. This place gets 1 star for location and 1 star for the breakfast that is included. Other then that... Yikes! Parking is included but it's impossible to get in and out of there. There are walls between rooms but there's might as well not be!...

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Aviles, Spain
Reviewed December 17, 2016

Nice place to stay if you visit Monteverde area, it is just in the middle of the village and next to the touristic info center. I was in a shared bedroom and the room was plenty of space and comfortable, even one of the nights I was alone in the room. Breakfast is great: coffee, fresh juice, fruit and gallo...

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Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

We've been here for two nights. The staff, as usual in Costa Rica is wonderfully helpful and lovely. The rooms where clean and cozy. An the placement unbeatable, in the center of Santa Helena. But at the same time the rooms are totally quiet. And of course the price, really great for wat you get. Thanks guys we loved our...

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Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed November 27, 2016

Traveled here with a few friends passing through Monteverde in November. The rooms were clean and the location was right in the middle of town, which we liked. We were on motorcycles and they had a secure, convenient place to park the bikes. Breakfast was good and it was across the street from a FANTASTIC coffee place (Beso Espresso).

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Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

Awesome hostel! The staff were super friendly, spoke perfect English and helped us organise our activities and transport. We booked into a dorm and got our own single beds, we were provided with towels and our room had its own bathroom. The hostel is centrally located and has a kitchen to use. I would highly recommend this hostel!

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Reviewed October 23, 2016

That's an ok hotel, with nice rooms. Big minus in this hotel - VERY thin walls. You can hear everything what your neighbors talk. Bathroom is a little bit dirty, but if you are lucky - you get room 18 with the best view. Staff is friendly and helpful.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel El Sueño is a family owned and operated lodge in the center of Santa Elena, a small village next to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. A favorite for budget travelers and backpackers, the lodging is hosted by a family originally from the Monteverde area. The eating/kitchen and reception areas are surrounded by the rooms, all with their outside private entrances. Three new rooms have been recently built at the back of the property. Breakfast is served daily between 6 and 8 a.m. and is very reasonably priced. Lunch and dinner are also available by request at good prices, and a homemade lunch will be made to go upon request, if you're spending the day in one of the nearby parks. Transportation service is also available to the parks as well as Arenal Volcano. The friendly owner, Rafa Trejos and his family, are helpful hosts, and offer horseback tours from their nearby farm ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel El Sueno

Address: Santa Elena Center | next to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range: $32 - $61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel El Sueno 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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Hotel El Sueno Monteverde, Costa Rica - Santa Elena
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“Check the bed before you accept the room.”
lorinman, Apr 12, 2017 | Read review
“restaurant is a decent and very well priced soda.”
arnaudm790, Feb 23, 2017 | Read review
“Room 18 has a view but you won't sleep when it's windy. No joke.”
flasha444, Feb 8, 2017 | Read review
“If traveling on motorcycles, there is a great place to keep your bikes on the first floor.”
connors776, Nov 27, 2016 | Read review
“Take room 18 - with big panorama window.”
V9227LE_, Oct 23, 2016 | Read review
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