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Monteverde Rustic Lodge

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Overview
800 mts north from Santa Elena Santa Elena Monteverde, Santa Elena 50309 Costa Rica See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Pool
2.5 Star accommodation
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Trevor S
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Reviewed 6 days agovia mobile
Breakfast here was the best I've had so far and I've stayed in 4 hotels/lodges so far. Joseph is super friendly and helpful. Rooms were nice, mine would have been a little small for two but I was traveling alone so fine but it was a double. No TV, fridge and no AC but it's cooler here so not a problem. Room was clean and ok for me only reason didn't get 5 stars was the lack of some facilities but don't let that put you off. Would stay here again..
Location was about 10 minutes walk to St Elena but takes a bit longer going back as mostly up hill.
Thanks Joseph for making my stay a good one.
Thank Trevor S
Mad_Carew
Harrogate
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Reviewed 2 weeks agovia mobile
Perfect location. The staff, particularly Joseph were so friendly and helpful. Joseph supplied us with a map when we arrived, informing us what was available in the area, very useful. He then made all bookings for us. He was an absolute star! The breakfast, although basic, was very good and coffee was available anytime we asked. Caroline as well was a complete darling, a really lovely person 😊. Really loved this lodge, so relaxed and comfortable. Thank you so much Rustic Lodge❤️
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3tree
Harrow
1922
Reviewed Nov. 4, 2018
We stayed here for a few nights whilst on tour in Costa Rica. Do not be fooled by appearance.
There is nothing fancy about this place BUT what you get is character and charm that you would not find in a biggger hotel. The owners that have recently taken this place on have worked in hospitality industry for many years and understand quality & service.
The rooms are adequate and clean with their own charm. The breakfast choice is limited but what you get is quality.
This place is a short walk into town (5-10 mins) and there are lots of lovely eating places in town.
We found a little gem that had just opened the day before we found it. Run by a brother & sister (family business) a local open air restaurant where you sit outside as the food is being cooked in front of your eyes. The food is local and fresh what is made on the day. This was one of the cheapest places we ate in Costa Rica, but I must say was one of the best places as it opened our eyes to local (Veg) cuisine. We loved the freshly made food and the fresh juices for half what you would pay in other places. This place was like 5 min walk from Rustic lodge (come out the lodge turn left and end of the gravel track road turn left again on to main road and follow this road around after a few minutes walk on your left in front of a hostel you will find an open air eatery).
Overall the Rustic lodge is a delightful little place with fantastic service (thanks Diego) and a quality breakfast and only a short walk into town.
Thank 3tree
GoPlaces38989911514
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Reviewed Oct. 31, 2018via mobile
Currently staying at the Rustic Lodge as I write this. Lovely little place. Rooms are simple, clean and well looked after.

The staff have all been great. The maid (described as "our star" by the owner) leaves the rooms absolutely spotless and always has a smile on her face. However, during our time here, we haved been looked after by Diego. The man is an absolute hero. He is unbelievably helpful, very knowledgeable, a real pleasure to be around and his English is fantastic (probably better than mine if I'm honest!). He has booked all our tours whilst we've been here, as well as recommending where to eat/shop/etc.

If you're heading to Monteverde, Rustic Lodge is definitely a good option.
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fasaville
Suffolk, United Kingdom
153
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2018
Joseph is an excellent cook, receptionist,tourist guide , very knowledgeable and friendly young man . Hotel is relaxing and clean, no problems at all, we stayed a couple of nights during our 10 day stay in Costa Rica. Very close to town which had many shops and restraunts..
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About
Description
Monteverde Rustic Lodge is a small family run hotel in the heart of Santa Elena Monteverde. Our lodge is recommended for solo travelers, couples, nature lovers and families. Our mission is to make sure that every More single guest we have has a great individual experience and that each of you will go home with wonderful memories. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
US$58 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Monteverde Rustic Hotel Santa Elena
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Monteverde Rustic Lodge Costa Rica - Santa Elena
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
US$58 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Monteverde Rustic Hotel Santa Elena
,
Monteverde Rustic Lodge Costa Rica - Santa Elena
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
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Traveller (300)
Room & Suite (101)
Dining (31)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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SherryM1706
December 4, 2018|
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Response from Claire L | Reviewed this property |
Hi it’s a small place so no security staff on the desk but the owner lives in site We had no issues with security while staying there or in the area.
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Catito C
February 6, 2017|
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Response from Ralph W | Reviewed this property |
Monteverde is the cloud forest. Santa Elena is the town. 15 minute drive at best to some of the bigger parks, but there are smaller reserves with in walking distance.
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April 9, 2016|
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Response from Daniel M | Reviewed this property |
No AC but the not needed in the evening/nights. It is cooler there than in the rest of CR
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MalG1788
Apr. 1, 2018
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"clean, quiet, great service"
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Feb. 26, 2018
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"All rooms quiet"
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Oct. 15, 2017
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