Monteverde was our first stop of the 8 night trip to Costa Rica. Our group of 11 reserved 3 rooms. We hired a van to take us to the hotel from the airport and it took our driver at least a half an hour to find the hotel. For some reason the hotel is not on some of the Santa Elena maps and the driver confused it with the Monteverde Gardens Lodge. I gave the overall 4 stars because I specifically chose and reserved 3 rooms through Hotels.com with one double and 2 single beds each and then confirmed with the hotel via email and was promised roll away beds, we were given 3 rooms with 2 double beds each on arrival. We were told they could not give us roll away beds. The beds in our rooms were more like king size beds, so we all were able to fit just fine. We had a corner room #73, right on the way to the restaurant and the office and it was pretty noisy from the wind and from other hotel guests passing by. We spent most of our time hiking and were so tired at night so that didn't bother us much. If you are planning to spend more time at the hotel ask for ether a second floor room or at the part of the hotel that is further away from the restaurant.
Were didn't have time to use either a pool or a restaurant at Poco a Poco - the sister property, as we spent mornings and afternoons hiking and it was too cold and windy to go there in the evenings. The breakfast was included and we thought it was very good, served in a hotel's restaurant. It included fruits (papaya, pineapple), orange juice, cheese, fruit yogurt, scrambled eggs, some kind of sausage we didn't try, rice and beans, jams, breads, coffee and/or tea.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Monteverde Country LodgeMonteverde Country Lodge is Hotel & Spa Poco a Poco's fully renovated sister property. It compresses the philosophy, experience and desire to create a new lodging option where tradition and personalized service are the most appealing features. Monteverde Country Lodge offers the comforts of modern establishments with the rusticity, warmth and tradition of the Monteverde from 1980's. Starting Jan 1st, 2014; Monteverde Country Lodge will offer two different room categories, based upon amenities, area and construction materials. 36 Wooden, warm and comfortable Classic or Standard rooms. Guarded by front corridors on both, lower and higher levels, with gardens and neat open areas. Room's amenities are: Cable tv, telephone, safe, and private bathroom with hot water shower. Classic rooms offer: 1 or 2 double beds, 1 single and 1 double bed and 2 double beds and 1 single. Maximum occupancy: 5 people.24 Superior rooms. Newer and more modern, with more space; more comfortable bathrooms, corridors, balconies and great views of sunsets and surroundings. Cable tv, telephone, safe, wireless internet access, hair dryer and coffee maker available. Superior rooms offer: 1 king size bed, 2 queen size beds or 2 queen beds and 1 single. Maximum occupancy: 5 people.All hotel rooms are surrounded by patios, fountains and gardens which provide the ideal location for relaxation and enjoyment. Wireless internet access, laptops and a fully equipped meeting room are also available for guests and visitors. Children will enjoy a great time at the playground and open areas. Construction materials, techniques; and regular operation procedures are compatible with the environmentally friendly practices of our times, as well as accessibility, security and new standards of comfort, quality and service. Monteverde Country Lodge was granted by the Costa Rican Tourism Board with 3 levels on the Sustainable Tourism Certification. Ecological Blue Flag and Green Flag Accreditations have been awarded to Monteverde Country Lodge by two consecutive periods. Our well trained personnel cater for the satisfaction of our guests at all times. Clients interact with dedicated, informative, capable hotel representatives willing to assist and provide the best service possible. Whether at Front Desk; at the restaurant, where quality, homemade style and fresh ingredients are combined or at the bar, with a friendly, familiar atmosphere where our guests can enjoy our warm hospitality and amenities.Music: For over a year now, Monteverde Country Lodge has embraced music as a new, fulfilling way to reach to guests and provide them with special experiences. Live music at Front Desk, during meals at restaurant, recitals on the gardens, serenades and more is available for the guest's enjoyment. Monteverde Country Lodge: a great lodging option in Monteverde!!! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Monteverde Country Lodge Costa Rica - Santa Elena