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Cabinas and Hotel Vista Al Golfo

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300 meters southeast of the supermercado la espera, Santa Elena , Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The staff here were so friendly and helpful and they also make a cracking free breakfast. We were given an end room with amazing views but the wind was quite loud! The hotel is set off a little bit off the main town of shops and restaurants in a good location. The decor is a little old but everything was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had its bad and nice aspects. Bad: Pictures posted on website were pretty deceiving as to how scenic this hostel is. Thought that we would have a lovely view from the hostel of the mountainous town but that was not the truth of it. Staff at the front desk was pleasant with us but we heard a very unpleasant situation... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here and we were pretty impressed. If you're going to make a reservation, DO NOT reserve it through their website, ours didn't work. Use hostel world or a similar website. When we came to check in our reservation wasn't saved but luckily they had room for us and happily helped us out. They were very... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

I stayed in the dorm (6 beds) for 4 nights. I am fluent in Spanish so I have asked for explanations on all rules of the hostel. Staff 5/5 Lili is a superb receptionist and housekeeper! Good tour options and help. Cleanliness is a 5/5 Lili and the other attendants do a superb job of cleaning, no question about it.... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Our room was filled with moths and other insects. Breakfast is basic and you have to do your own dishes!!! Doing your own dishes while you pay the hotel and staff is laughing and talking with each other ,doing nothing???? We had the private room, but they didn't cleaned it. It is a hostel instead of a hotel!

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Santiago de Puriscal, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Three amigas (2 from US, other living in CR) went on a most excellent adventure to Monteverde and had a wonderful stay at this hotel/hostel. We got one of the "departments", that is to say... an apartment. 2 comfortable queen beds, private bath, enclosed balcony, with a table and chairs,where you had a great view of the mountains and village,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in this b&b 8 years ago and still great place to stay. Clean setting, spacious rooms and beautiful view from the common area. Staff is friendly and helpful with any questions and booking tours. Rooms are simple but clean and considering the cheap price for a private, more than enough.

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Waterloo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

The hosts were helpful enough with planning arranging tours, although less personable. The view from the common areas is absolutely gorgeous. There are two kitchen and common areas which made life easier for cooking during busy evening. Overall, great experience.

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San Jose Metro, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

I enjoyed my stay here a lot. Vista Al Golfo is not so much a hostel as it is a guesthouse. A lot of their capacity is in the form of private or semi-private rooms. They don’t have a restaurant or bar attached but there is an open kitchen that is generously stocked with appliances, mugs, and tea bags. Access... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

I stayed in a private room and it was nice, but nothing fancy. Hotel has good views of the town and surrounding landscape with lots of hammocks, chairs, etc. Note that you will hear outside noises such as wildlife, people, cars, etc. However it is on a side street that is not too busy and not too loud, but of... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Monteverde Budget Cabins Cabinas vista Al Golfo offers cheap lodging in Santa Elena Monteverde, we are located very close to the town of Santa Elena,we offer cheap cabins for you to spend your vacations in Monteverde Costa Rica, come and stay with us at this small and clean hostel.Cabinas Vista Al GolfoWe are located in an ideal spot, from our lodge balcony and look out point you can enjoy a beautiful and exuberant view, you can see the dinamyc climate changes of the monteverde cloud forestfrom our look out point experience one of the best views of the mountains of Monteverde and the Nicoya Gulf Community kitchen fully equipped, refregirator, microwave, toaster, coffe maker and everything you should need Deluxe Apartments fully equipped kitchen private bathroomprivate balcony with the best view for the mountain and nicoya gulfExcellent hot water system Cable T V Security Box FREE BREAKFASTWI-FIFREE INTERNETFREE COFFEE AND TEACabinas Vista Al Golfo Is costarican family run hotel in Santa Elena the owner Jorge Campos and his wife Anali Lopez will assist you personally with everything you should need, they do speak very good English so if you do not speak our language that should be no problem, you can enquire for tours in the area among other things ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cabinas and Hotel Vista Al Golfo

Address: 300 meters southeast of the supermercado la espera, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range: $23 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cabinas and Hotel Vista Al Golfo 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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Cabinas Vista Al Golfo Hotel Santa Elena
Cabinas And Hotel Vista Al Golfo Monteverde, Costa Rica - Santa Elena
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