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Hotel Las Orquideas

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend this place for sheer warmth and comfort. Highly accessible and friendly couple that runs this place. Their past US living experience is a boon for US travellers. They helped us all to way to make the most of Monteverde.

Thank newsachin
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Nidia the owner makes you feel at home as soon as you walk in! Rooms are not fancy but are very clean. We had a cold when we showed up and without telling us, Nidia went to the drug store to buy us médecine... she gave it to us when we came back to the room. She did not want...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We checked in a week ago planning to stay four nights. But our stay was extended due to Hurricane Otto coming through (first hurricane to hit Costa Rica in over 150 years) but owners and staff have made our extended stay special. Not only did owners Nida and Daniello provide us accommodations that were clean, warm and comfortable, but they...

Thank Ckrenzel
Ile du Havre Aubert, Canada
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Very clean and friendly hotel. We stayed in the principal house. The owner and her maids were very nice to us. In this remote town in the mountains, we found everything we needed in Las orchideas. Breakfasts were OK, monkeys and coatis everywhere on the balcony waiting for the generous cook to give them bananas, even when we arrived wet...

Thank Majolap
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed for two nights at the hotel. The owner is a lovely woman who explained us everything about the area in perfect english (that is not always the case in Costa Rica). The room was nice and clean and the breakfasts taste really well. What was also great was the hot shower 😁

Thank Jurgen v
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The Hotel is situated just at the entrance of St. Elena on the main road. This is the only thing that disturbed us a little. During the night, you might hear the traffic on the road. The hotel itself is clean and the rooms are big enough and some are new. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Just across...

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This hotel is truly a gem. The personal customer service you get is unmatched by any hotel or bed and breakfast I have ever stayed in. Every morning you are greeted with a nice breakfast. The location has a walkout with views of one of Costa Rica's many waterfalls.

Thank Ray R
Cristian Z, Reservations manager at Hotel Las Orquideas, responded to this review

Thank you Ray R for your glowing review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to serve you in the future if you return to Monteverde.

Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We spent three wonderful days at Las Orquideas. The rooms are large, immaculate and pleasant. The breakfasts are delicious! The hospitality is AMAZING. We thoroughly enjoyed the owner's dining and local attraction recommendations, as well as her efficient assistance in helping us arrange tours and transportation. This experience was the highlight of our trip to Costa Rica!

Thank Chutie2
Cristian Z, Reservations Manager at Hotel Las Orquideas, responded to this review

Thank you very much for such a glowing review! Hope you have the opportunity to visit Costa Rica again!

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 17 May 2016

This was exactly the type of place I was looking to stay at. Very homey, incredibly nice staff, & gorgeous view off of the balcony including animals that would come right up to you and you could feed. Very much enjoyed this B&B.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 May 2016

I would call this a B&B rather than a hotel. It has 4 or 5 rooms opening directly onto a breakfast area, kitchen and check-in desk. Our room was small and ‘rustic’ with no frills – a double bed and just enough room to walk around it. The room was clean and the shower was hot with good water pressure....

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Las Orquideas is owned and operated by a local Tico family that lived in U.S. for 29 years. We are located at the entrance of the Monteverde area, only 300 meters from the small town of Santa Elena, the commercial center of Monteverde, as you drive in from the Pan-American Highway. Here you will find unique, breathtaking views of the local waterfalls right out back with a private trail. The Tilaran mountain range where both, the Santa Elena and Monteverde Cloud Forest reserves are located, the Ecological Sanctuary, the San Luis Valley and the spectacular Gulf of Nicoya, all at one location. All rooms equipped with large windows to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Monteverde and the surrounding areas. We have two styles of rooms, rustic and modern. Beds are outfitted with therapeutic mattresses and hypo-allergenic sheets and comforters. Breakfasts are prepared and served right before your eyes. Come and visit us and feel like being on vacation in the comfort of your own home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Las Orquideas

Address: | 300 meters south of Santa Elena, frente a la Caballeriza el Rodeo, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range: $84 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Las Orquideas 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Las Orquideas Santa Elena
Las Orquideas Hotel Santa Elena
Hotel Las Orquideas Monteverde, Costa Rica - Santa Elena
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“I wouldn't want to stay next to the kitchen unless rising early”
  • pastoral view across road at last light
  • early in the morn as the 'cloud' mists lift
  • gorgeous view toward coast down the valley from lookout in the morn after the cloud has lifted
  • sunset view from our room, with wind moving the boughs (lower right)
  • morning mists moving past the valley and rising over santa elena settlement
 of 5 bubbles fisher_eye_lens, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Newly build rooms, on site may be quieter than the rooms in the main area.”
 of 5 bubbles Thun1957, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“best views, accommodating, friendly staff, amazing owner, great breakfast, 100% amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles 615jeny, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“As in the review above, Room 4 is a good location for seeing animals right outside your window.”
 of 5 bubbles lesliefe, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the valley”
 of 5 bubbles Backberner, 1 May 2016 | Read review
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