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“Amazing view and perfect service!!”
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Cabanas La Pradera
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“Amazing view and perfect service!!”
Reviewed March 17, 2009

I recently got back from a week long trip to Costa Rica and this place was by far the best place our group stayed. Anyone traveling in a group that can fit into a cabin, this place is perfect for you! We had 9 so took up two cabins and have full kitchen, hot water, everything was clean and best of all great views in a very safe part of the countryside. The family who owned the place was very accommodating and friendly. Really cool swimming pool area with free high speed internet as well.

This place is a MUST if you are anywhere near the Monteverde/Santa Elena area.

Also, if you turn right out of the driveway and follow the road up the hill (10 min walk) there is an excellent restaurant in a lady's house named Candy.

  • Stayed March 2009, traveled with friends
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toronto
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Reviewed February 4, 2008

We had a very enjoyable 4 nights in cabin #7 over New Years 2007. We found the cabins to be inexpensive, very clean and spacious. The owners were very friendly although they didn't speak a lot of English. Our 11 year old son made friends with owner's 12 year old boy (who speaks good English).

The cabins are in a quiet location featuring a very nice view and are away from the hustle and bustle of town. For horse riding enthusiasts, they are right beside Sabine's smiling horses (also recommended).

There is a short nature trail on the property with a small butterfly enclosure. In spite of being a bit more isolated, all of the tours will pick you up from here if you don't feel like driving.

The units did not have air conditioning, but with the mountain breeze, it was not really required. There is "hot" water in the showers only which must be run a quite a low pressure to get a sufficient temperature.

This is a great place for families looking for a cottage style accommodation (fully equipped kitchenette).

  • Liked — Quiet and inexpensive
  • Disliked — Limited hot water pressure for showers
  • Stayed December 2007, traveled with family
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Reviewed January 8, 2008

We stayed at Cabin # 3 for 4 nights and it was wonderful. For the price this was an amazing find if you don't mind the cottage feel. Each cabin has hot water, a fridge, stove, dishes and at least a double bed. We found the place to be relatively free of bugs considering it was a cabin. There were lovely grounds to walk around and a 1.5 km nature path to hike around. The 2 resident dogs took the time on numerous occassion to walk us thru the trail which had a coffee & banana plantation. The owners were very accomodating and helpful. You could pay a reasonable amount to have your laundry done on site which was very convenient. The Cabins were spaced apart so that they were private. The veiw was amazing since they were situated on the top of a mountain range. Where you can see the pacific ocean and watch the sunset everynight and feel the clouds roll in. We love the outdoors and this place was fantastic for an outdoorsy family or couple.

  • Liked — Fair value for the price, view of the sunset was spectacular, very peaceful place, kitchens in each room
  • Disliked — Rooms had a few moths & spiders but you are in a cabin in the cloud forest so that should be expected.
  • Stayed December 2007, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Cabanas La Pradera

Property: Cabanas La Pradera
Address: Santa Elena Monteverde | 600 M Oeste del Cementerio, 60109, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 74 Specialty Lodging in Monteverde
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Cabanas La Pradera 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Cabanas La Pradera is located between two primary cloud forest reserves in Monteverde, which is renowned for its stunning, bio-diverse cloud forest, is a place blessed with outstanding natural beauty, an impressive amount of bird and plant species, Don't miss the opportunity to venture into the lovely surroundings of Cabanas La Pradera gardens and forest, a peaceful paradise for those eco-travelers and nature lovers. The location also allows views of the golf of Nicoya on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, as well as the grandeur of the most beautiful sunsets. La Pradera's Bungalows are featured with equipped kitchen, private bathrooms, hot water, and security box among others. At the property find Outdoor pool, Wi-fi access, Information office, Parking lots, Laundry, Breakfast and many other facilicities. Only 1 km away from town, where restaurants, supermarkets are settled , and dirt roads that lead to several charming communities. ... more   less 
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