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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We checked in a week ago planning to stay four nights. But our stay was extended due to Hurricane Otto coming through (first hurricane to hit Costa Rica in over 150 years) but owners and staff have made our extended stay special. Not only did owners Nida and Daniello provide us accommodations that were clean, warm and comfortable, but they... More 

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Ile du Havre Aubert, Canada
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7 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very clean and friendly hotel. We stayed in the principal house. The owner and her maids were very nice to us. In this remote town in the mountains, we found everything we needed in Las orchideas. Breakfasts were OK, monkeys and coatis everywhere on the balcony waiting for the generous cook to give them bananas, even when we arrived wet... More 

Thank Majolap
1 review
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for two nights at the hotel. The owner is a lovely woman who explained us everything about the area in perfect english (that is not always the case in Costa Rica). The room was nice and clean and the breakfasts taste really well. What was also great was the hot shower 😁

Thank Jurgen v
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 5, 2016

The Hotel is situated just at the entrance of St. Elena on the main road. This is the only thing that disturbed us a little. During the night, you might hear the traffic on the road. The hotel itself is clean and the rooms are big enough and some are new. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Just across... More 

Thank Martin H
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4 reviews
Reviewed July 13, 2016

This hotel is truly a gem. The personal customer service you get is unmatched by any hotel or bed and breakfast I have ever stayed in. Every morning you are greeted with a nice breakfast. The location has a walkout with views of one of Costa Rica's many waterfalls.

Thank Ray R
Cristian Z, Reservations manager at Hotel Las Orquideas, responded to this review

Thank you Ray R for your glowing review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to serve you in the future if you return to Monteverde. More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We spent three wonderful days at Las Orquideas. The rooms are large, immaculate and pleasant. The breakfasts are delicious! The hospitality is AMAZING. We thoroughly enjoyed the owner's dining and local attraction recommendations, as well as her efficient assistance in helping us arrange tours and transportation. This experience was the highlight of our trip to Costa Rica!

Thank Chutie2
Cristian Z, Reservations Manager at Hotel Las Orquideas, responded to this review

Thank you very much for such a glowing review! Hope you have the opportunity to visit Costa Rica again! More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 17, 2016

This was exactly the type of place I was looking to stay at. Very homey, incredibly nice staff, & gorgeous view off of the balcony including animals that would come right up to you and you could feed. Very much enjoyed this B&B.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed May 1, 2016

I would call this a B&B rather than a hotel. It has 4 or 5 rooms opening directly onto a breakfast area, kitchen and check-in desk. Our room was small and ‘rustic’ with no frills – a double bed and just enough room to walk around it. The room was clean and the shower was hot with good water pressure.... More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed April 25, 2016

This was our second stay at Las Orquideas. The experience was every bit as good as our first great stay. The clean, quiet hotel is really more of a bed and breakfast, as Nidea and her husband live on site. Nidea is a treasure trove of information about local sights, tours, guides, etc. Rooms have updated, clean private bathrooms. It's... More 

Thank Mark S
Mississauga, Canada
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed April 3, 2016

The rooms and grounds are really nice and exotic. Staff are really friendly and accommodating. Rooms include a bar fridge and TV. The grounds are quite scenic and include a pool and jaccuzi. The only negative experience I had here was finding a cockroach running across my pillow. The wifi connection was also not showing up on my phone in... More 

Thank canadianshann0n
Cristian Z, Reservations manager at Hotel Las Orquideas, responded to this review

Good morning! After reading your review I must ask if you haven't confused our hotel, Las Orquideas in Monteverde with another establishment. The main reason that I ask this is that you mention we offer a pool and jacuzzi and that the rooms all have TVs... all 3 of these statements are false! We do not have a pool, nor... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Las Orquideas is owned and operated by a local Tico family that lived in U.S. for 29 years. We are located at the entrance of the Monteverde area, only 300 meters from the small town of Santa Elena, the commercial center of Monteverde, as you drive in from the Pan-American Highway. Here you will find unique, breathtaking views of the local waterfalls right out back with a private trail. The Tilaran mountain range where both, the Santa Elena and Monteverde Cloud Forest reserves are located, the Ecological Sanctuary, the San Luis Valley and the spectacular Gulf of Nicoya, all at one location. All rooms equipped with large windows to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Monteverde and the surrounding areas. Bathrooms are decorated with genuine Spanish ceramics, wood accents and modern, high efficiency hardware. Beds are outfitted with therapeutic mattresses and hypo-allergenic sheets and comforters. Breakfasts are prepared and served right before your eyes. Come and visit us and feel like being on vacation in the comfort of your own home. ... more   less 

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Address: | 300 meters south of Santa Elena, frente a la Caballeriza el Rodeo, Monteverde, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range: $60 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Las Orquideas 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Las Orquideas Santa Elena
Las Orquideas Hotel Santa Elena
Hotel Las Orquideas Monteverde, Costa Rica - Santa Elena
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“Ask for a room with a view of the valley”
 of 5 bubbles Backberner, May 1, 2016 | Read review
“We had an end unit which felt like a large suite with 2 rooms. Parked car outside door.”
 of 5 bubbles JessicaL2012, Feb 4, 2016 | Read review
“Wifi in main house only.”
 of 5 bubbles msilverbeemer, Sep 6, 2015 | Read review
“White-faced monkeys visit in the trees outside the kitchen and there's a lovely lookout over the valley at the back of the hotel.”
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 of 5 bubbles Miguet, Jul 7, 2015 | Read review
“Rooms at rear backing onto valley are nice. We could look out the window and see the visiting pizote”
 of 5 bubbles lorimF2535RN, May 13, 2015 | Read review
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