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Hotel Las Orquideas

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars 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.

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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
5 of 5 stars 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!

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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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5 of 5 stars 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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3 of 5 stars 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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Thank Backberner
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5 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank Mark S
Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 stars 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 

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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Stayed here in Nov 2014. We really enjoyed our stay here. The rooms were comfy and breakfast very filling. The daily visits from the coati's and monkeys were amusing to watch from the kitchen area. Good value while in the area. Nidia was very helpful with local information and history.

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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

We had a great stay at Hotel Las Orquideas. Nidea, the owner lives in the hotel and is warm and extremely helpful. She booked us many different tours, including zip lining! The breakfasts at the hotel are delicious and the rooms are large and comfortable. We will look forward to staying with Nidia again when we return to visit the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

This was the best hotel experience of my trip to Costa Rica. Nidia was very helpful in planning our activities during the 3 days my husband and I were in the Monteverde area. She booked several tours for us, and even changed our reservations when we were delayed in arriving due to weather. A hearty breakfast is included, with a... More 

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Nidia O, Owner at Hotel Las Orquideas, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your comments about our place. We sure enjoy your visit. It was my pleasure to help you with all the activities you wanted to do. Please come back. Many blessings from all of us. Nidia More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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 

Additional Information about Hotel Las Orquideas

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: $59 - $78 (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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