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Hotel El Bosque

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is out of the way and quiet, just what we were looking for that evening. There are short trails on the property as well as a small park/courtyard. The grounds were nice but we found the towels and sheets dirty but were eventually dealt with. Breakfast was pretty good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for two nights. It is a clean and pleasant hotel with a nice feel to it. Joshua who works on the front desk, is a real gem. Very helpful and capable, sorted out our complex activity information with great patience! Breakfast room nice and food good. Only problem with hotel is it's a bit remote if you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We liked the hotel very much and the breakfast was greaT. Daniel and Joshua took great care of us and booked us awesome zipline and night hike tours. The hotel is situated near town and is very accessible. Rooms were clean and as advertised. We would stay again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jose (Joshua) who was the front desk person was amazing! He was extremely professional and accommodating. He spoke great English and provided me with so many tour recommendations and even arranged them for me. I'm a person with a lot of questions and he was always happy to answer them and was just so friendly overall. The hotel grounds are... More 

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Lake Forest, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved this hotel! It is located in a very peaceful area slightly off the road, and is very quiet. There are trails to walk in around the hotel that were lovely and mostly well maintained and quiet. The room was very clean, the bed comfortable, and the shower excellent. The price is great too! Daniel is very helpful at... More 

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Daniel L, General Manager at Hotel El Bosque, responded to this review

Hi skyeport, Thanks for your comment, especially on the remark about price. We aim to be the best simple place to stay in Monteverde. Keeping cost as low as possible is a big part of it. I personally love to travel and appreciate simple/clean/unique places within budget. And that's exactly who we are :-) Cheers, Daniel Lalinde More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first trip to Costa Rica for my 50th birthday celebration just hubby and I. Daniel, hotel owner, met us at the San Jose airport in his own truck and transported us for 3 1/2 hrs to his Hotel El Bosque. This was a new service he added and we were very privileged to be his first cutomers!... More 

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Daniel L, General Manager at Hotel El Bosque, responded to this review

Hola Cynthia, It was such a pleasure :-) Wish you and Victor the best of the best for the rest of your lives :-) Cheers, Daniel Lalinde More 

Alta Loma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is wonderful if you are looking to be surrounded by Nature and have peace and quiet. I communicated with Daniel before our arrival and he was very helpful in answering all my questions. The property itself has a nature trail and you hear many birds sing all the time. It's close to the Monte Verde Nature reserve .... More 

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Daniel L, General Manager at Hotel El Bosque, responded to this review

Hola yellowhummingbird, Appreciate your comment. It was a pleasure to have served you. I do my best to provide "pre-check-in" support via email to enhance our guests experience and I am glad that came in pretty handy for you :) And of course, there is nothing like on-site, face-to-face support. Joshua and I have that very clear :) Cheers, Daniel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed at El Bosque for 3 nights in late July for the purposes of birding and we were not disappointed. Our room was very nice and clean and even had a mini fridge for cooling happy hour beers and leftover pizza! The birding around the hotel grounds was very good the highlights being excellent looks at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I stayed at El Bosque last week, on a week's holiday to Costa Rica. Even before we arrived, the communication and support from Daniel (GM) was outstanding, and he was extremely helpful with any questions I had - and even booked a night trail for us before we arrived. The hotel itself is set in beautiful surroundings,... More 

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Daniel L, General Manager at Hotel El Bosque, responded to this review

Hi Annie, What a wonderful comment. Thank you so very much. We (our entire staff/family) surely appreciate it :-) Wish you and your sister the best! Cheers, Daniel Lalinde More 

Huntington Beach, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 3 wonderful nights at Hotel El Bosque. You will be surrounded by nature on well-kept grounds with a warm and professional staff. This is not a high-end "resort". Research the property before you make your reservation. If you're looking for a "personal, Costa Rican experience" then this is the place for you. The accommodations were simple and clean.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surround yourself with nature. "El Bosque" means "The Forest" We are a small family hotel nestled in a 23-acre private forest. That's why we are quiet, peaceful and excellent for a retreat to connect with nature. We're exceptionally friendly and our rooms are simple but reasonably priced. Our location is very convenient (4.5 stars in TripAdvisor): -The original Monteverde Reserve is only 3km (1.9 miles) away -We have two restaurants within our property -The Monteverde Coffee Center, a Wholefood Store and CASEM (Women Artisan's Cooperative) are just a 2-minutes walk -Stella (the most famous bakery in Monteverde) is a 3-minutes walk -Cafe Bure (Argentinian Coffee Shop / Restaurant featuring an astounding view to the Nicoya's Gulf) is a 5-minutes walk -The Curicancha Reserve and the Monteverde Cheese Factory are a 10-minute walk ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel El Bosque

Address: | First right after Restaurant Tramonti (entrance next to Coffee Shop), 60109, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
Price Range: $50 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel El Bosque 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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