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Hotel Claro de Luna

3 blocks south from Catholic Church in Santa Elena, 5655, Costa Rica
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

The room that we had was located in the house near the restaurant (it was a deluxe room) and it was really amazing. The staff was very friendly and helped us with any questions we had. The accomodation was very clean. The breakfast was simple, but good (rice and beans, eggs, bread, marmelade, juice, coffee) - a standard Costa Rica... More 

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Thank d0mimac
Ericka P, Propietario at Hotel Claro de Luna, responded to this review

Dear d0mimac, thank you for your kind comments. Hotel Claro de Luna offers the best value in town. We have the best location, relaxing but near town and our service is to the best standard. We are happy to hear we enjoyed your stay. Our breakfast is served fresh and we always provide healthy and delicious options. We look forward... More 

Reading,England
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72 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Fairly basic hotel, but served a purpose. it's reasonably close to Santa Elena town which has a good selection of bars & restaurants. Breakfast was limited but fresh. Our bedroom was small, but had a small outdoor space. We stayed Feb 2015

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Ericka P, Propietario at Hotel Claro de Luna, responded to this review

Dear GRK56, thank you for your comments. As you mentioned in your review Hotel Claro de Luna has a great location near town, where you can find everything you need: supermarkets, banks, pharmacies, restaurants, shops and more! You are right when you say our little hotel serves its purpose, thankfully we are able to provide an enjoyable stay for most... More 

Wiltshire, England
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89 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

We had a 'superior' room overlooking the gardens behind reception. It was spacious and comfortable with a large bath and shower. The grounds are beautiful and the hotel is only 10 minutes walk from the centre of St Elena. Private parking was by the garden close to the room. The receptionists were friendly and helpful and arranged a night walk... More 

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Thank aldman64
Ericka P, Propietario at Hotel Claro de Luna, responded to this review

Dear aldman64, thank you for sharing about your stay in Hotel Claro de Luna. We are glad to hear we were able to provide a good service. Our staff is always willing to help our guests arrange tours, excursions and transfers. We offer the best location in town, we are accesible to most restaurants, supermarkets and shops yet we are... More 

Yavne, Israel
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

We stay in this hotel two nights during a family trip (5 people) The room was clean, big enough for 5 people. This quaint and charming place is off the main street and tucked away in the trees off of an unpaved road. The grounds were beautifully maintained with flowers and plants and this was a nice change from your... More 

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Ericka P, Propietario at Hotel Claro de Luna, responded to this review

Dear Amit G, thank you for your comments. We offer a beautiful location on a hill overlooking town, lush gardens with a path connecting the buildings housing the reception, rooms, and kitchen/cafeteria. Excellent ambiance, comfortable rooms, private bathroom with hot water and breakfast included. We are glad to hear you had a pleasant stay, we are sorry about the breakfast... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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46 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

This quaint and charming place is off the main street and tucked away in the trees off of an unpaved road. The grounds were beautifully maintained with flowers and plants and this was a nice change from your standard boxy hotel structure. We had a room up the hill away from the reception area and facing the town. We enjoyed... More 

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Ericka P, Propietario at Hotel Claro de Luna, responded to this review

Dear fawtandthebaby, thank you for your kind words. It is glad to hear we provided a pleasant stay. We offer a beautiful location on a hill overlooking town, lush gardens and well kept green open areas. Excellent ambiance, comfortable rooms, private bathroom with hot water and breakfast is included! We offer the best value in town! We look forward to... More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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50 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

Located at a typical CR mountain road (4x4 needed!) just of Elena centre this hotel feels more like a hostel than a hotel. We got one of the rooms at the top of the stairs. As there was nothing but plywood separating our room from our neighbours we were very lucky and happy that they were a quiet couple at... More 

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Ericka P, Propietario at Hotel Claro de Luna, responded to this review

Dear Rotterdammerts, thank you for your comments. Hotel Claro de Luna is the result of many years`s effort, we started as a small B&B and slowly built 6 more rooms and updated the original ones, that is why we offer 2 room categories: Standard and Deluxe. If you were not happy with your room, you could have said something...Did you... More 

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Leeds, England
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35 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

This accomodation feels more like a bed and breakfast than a hotel.There are two parts to it, the few rooms above the reception area and behind this building at the end of the garden are some other buildings which look like a couple of cottages. Behind these are another unusual building which houses breakfast. It feels like an over large... More 

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Ericka P, Propietario at Hotel Claro de Luna, responded to this review

Dear yellowheron_9, thank you for taking your time to write about Hotel Claro de Luna. You are not wrong when you mention the B&B "feel" our hotel has...We started as a cozy B&B and little by little we were able to build 6 more rooms in another area, updated our original rooms... we are still in the process of improving... More 

Destin, Fl
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27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

Nice little B&B just outside town (5 min walk) to downtown Santa Elena. We stayed upstairs in the old main building, which is beautiful wood paneling and floors. There is no ac but we stayed in December and with the windows open and fans it really got cool at night. The room was small but clean and nice. Lots of... More 

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Thank Holland850
Ericka P, Propietario at Hotel Claro de Luna, responded to this review

Dear Holland654, thank you for your kind words. We are really glad to hear we provided a pleasant stay. Hotel Claro de Luna offers the best value for your money, excellent location, cozy ambiance, comfortable and clean rooms, beautiful green areas and customer service up to the best standards. We look forward to your next visit! More 

Miami, United States
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25 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

Nice little hotel right outside the town (5 min walk). Very charming. We stayed in a room in the main building and had a attic room. Although it was warm in the room (only a fan) at night in monteverde temperature drops below 18 degrees so when you are going to sleep just keep window open and its ok. The... More 

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Thank Olaf V
Ericka P, Propietario at Hotel Claro de Luna, responded to this review

Dear Olaf V, thank you for sharing your experience at Hotel Claro de Luna. We are glad to hear we provided you with a pleasant stay. As you metioned in your comment, A/C is not necessary here in Monteverde, actually you won't find it in any hotel in the area. Our hotel offers the best value: excellent location, clean and... More 

Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We stayed for one night here and stayed in a main room. Our room was located right next to the reception desk, was extremely noisy- could hear all conversations from people outside our room and people above us. The room itself was very dirty, cobwebs everywhere, some ants on the wall. The shower had hot water for less than 5... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We offer a beautiful location on a hill overlooking town, lush gardens with a path connecting the buildings housing the reception, rooms and restaurant. Excellent ambiance, comfortable rooms, private bathroom with hot water and breakfast included. 5 minute walk to downtown, easy access to shops, restaurants, banks and supermarkets. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Claro de Luna

Address: 3 blocks south from Catholic Church in Santa Elena, 5655, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
Price Range: $59 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Claro de Luna 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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