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Review of Hotel Cipreses Monteverde Costa Rica

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Hotel Cipreses Monteverde Costa Rica
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Santa Elena
Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
1 review
“Great place to stay if you're on a budget!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2013

My friends and I stayed here for a couple of nights. It’s a great place to stay if you’re on a budget, like we were. Obviously, it’s no 5 star hotel, but the rooms were clean and the staff was very nice. The location is good too because its just a ten minute walk from the heart of town where most of the little shops and restaurants are. I would definitely stay here again.

Room Tip: We had a room on the first floor - there was no A/C. But it was cool at night, so we didn't have...
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2013

this is quaint and small. the staff is good and helpful with tour suggestions. Got us ice when needed, Sent someone immediately when water was cold. town in walking distance albeit vertical. one needs to be physically fit in Monteverde. This is a place for zip lining and nature so hotel is primarily for sleeping.. Met nice family from The Netherlands and some Canadians to chat and share beers.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank ginalaura
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East Ridge, Tennessee, United States
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2013

This was a nice hotel that is working towards eco-friendly sustainability. The food was good, but the run on island-time so the early breakfast was a little later than planned. There was no air-conditioning in the rooms, but we went during the rainy season, so it wasn't bad. It was extremely windy though, and we were on the top floor and you could hear the wind blowing against the metal roof quite loudly at night. The customer service was excellent here though and they are aiming to please. They will schedule any excursions you might wish to take. It's a little walk from town though, so pack some good shoes.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Lorraine G
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Denver, Colorado
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2013

We had a nice little stay here. It is up the hill from the town, but I loved the walk each day to explore Monte Verde. Very clean, helpful staff who even picked us up from the bus station, and big rooms!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank Jessica M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2013

customer services was great. I will return to the same hotel again. I was there for two days, with family and friends, and everything was great. We walk to the restaurants, and to the shopping area. Also, the evenings were great to have a coffee outside washing people going around. The souvenirs prices were the best of the region. Ones we were out of the area, and had to buy the missing souvenirs, we paid at leas two dollars more per item.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Toronto
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55 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2013

I spent two nights at Cipreses with a friend. The staff was very helpful and friendly; they helped us organize our transportation to our next destination. The room was clean, the breakfast very good with typical Costa Rican food. It takes about ten minutes to walk to the center of the town.
Nice place for a few nights.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Niagara Falls, ON
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82 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2013

Pre-booked for us by G Adventures, I was disappointed as this was the only hotel of the 4 we stayed at that did NOT have a pool. It was clean & I enjoyed the balcony. Laundry service was reasonable. Walls were very very thin & noise travelled. It was just ok.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Hotel Cipreses Monteverde Costa Rica

Property: Hotel Cipreses Monteverde Costa Rica
Address: Calle no 6, from national route 606 to Tilaran | 100 mts Este. 100 Sur, Santa Elena 5556, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Santa Elena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Cipreses Monteverde Costa Rica 3*
Number of rooms: 30
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hotel Cipreses is a mountain & garden hotel, located just 5 minutes walk from the commercial center of the Monteverde Cloud Forest, the hotel provides various services such as: Breakfast, free Internet access, WiFi, hot water, local information, the hotel began as small businesses and increased by the increase of tourism in the area. In addition, the hotel is included in the list of ECO hotels, which is why we have different policies for reducing natural resources, solar panels, waste recycling, alternative lighting systems and water reusable for other purposes, far to be a mountain resort, we just try to be a total quality hotel environment friendly. ... more   less 
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