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Rainbow Valley Lodge

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 24 March 2014

Stayed here for first 3 nights of my 2 week stay in Costa Rica. I had originally booked another hotel that screwed up my reservation but to be honest with you I'm glad they did as I loved this place. 3 rooms total. We had the upper room with the beautiful sunroom/balcony. Amazing views from here. Christian and his wife...

Thank lesab33
Melbourne, Florida
Reviewed 23 March 2014

Reasonably priced, this "lodge" is a collection of three cabinas, The upstairs room I stayed in has a great sunroom with kitchenette which looks out over the promised rainbow in the afternoon. Christian and his wife were very helpful in arranging guides and suggesting tours and hikes. I was spending a week of photography in the nearby preserve areas, so...

1Thank Stephen B
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Reviewed 12 March 2014 via mobile

We had a wonderful trip to Monteverde and the Rainbow Valley Lodge was a piece of that. The cabins were exactly as advertised: quaint, comfortable, and welcoming. We stayed for 2 nights and took the advise of Christian, Hazel, and Nicholas to guide our excursions. Thank you vary much for your help! We can't recommend this place more.

1Thank williabk
Reviewed 10 March 2014

Less a guest house and more 3 self contained cabins this is a great value lodge . We stayed for 3 nights finding the fully fitted kitchen a bonus in a well equipped cabin. The shower was the best of all the hotels we stayed in during our 21 day trip to Costa Rica . Christian the manager was a...

1Thank chris p
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 21 February 2014

My boyfriend and I had a great experience at the Rainbow Valley Lodge. We were traveling in Panama and Costa Rica for 2 weeks, and this was our favorite place that we stayed. I can't say enough good things about the manager, Christian and his wife who were so helpful throughout our stay. The price was very reasonable and is...

1Thank Kelli V
Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 9 February 2014

We had a very good stay in the rainbow valley lodge. The room is good with a nice view. Both the owner (Rolf) and the manager Christian made it a perfect stay and gave good tips and discount coupons for both the La Fortuna and Monteverde area. I recommend to book well in advance and if you come by your...

Thank Xavier V
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 1 February 2014

We just finished a month of travelling in Central America which included two weeks in Costa Rica. After staying in numerous places, Rainbow Valley Lodge comes out on top as one of our two favorites. We absolutely loved it. The owner Rolf was great, taking our booking and giving us information before we arrived. He is extremely personable over email....

Thank Indigocat12
Princeton, NJ
Reviewed 20 January 2014

We've been to Costa Rica several times, and we loved this place. We stayed in the cabin, which was private, quiet, and comfortable. Sitting on the terrace, looking out at the forest, and being visited by coatimundis was a real treat. We saw both toucans and emerald toucanets from the driveway. We chose the cabin because it has full kitchen...

Thank John K
Capital City
Reviewed 20 January 2014

I had no idea what to expect in Sta. Elena or from Rainbow Valley Lodge but what we found was a great experience. After several weeks of outstanding service in Costa Rica, Rolf and Christian at Rainbow Valley Lodge took it to a whole new level. The rooms were clean, simple, private, and with a great morning view. The hotel...

2Thank VastDifference
Halle (België)
Reviewed 6 January 2014

If you're bound for one of Costa Rica's natural treasures, the cloud forests around Monteverde and want to feel like at home, this is the place to stay. Rolf, Christian and his wife will give you all the information you need to get around in the village of Santa Elena and the rooms may not be huge, but the view...

1Thank HortelanoF

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rainbow Valley Lodge Monteverde is close to the town of Santa Elena, about 15 minutes walking or 3 minutes in a vehicle. With only eight rooms and no neighbors close by you can enjoy peace and quiet in a forest setting. We have Wi-Fi signal in all rooms. Clean rooms with hot water, possible chance to see animals right outside the rooms and owner help with guides and activities. All rooms have coffeemaker and Monteverde coffee plus small refrigerator. Parking near the rooms. Prices compare very favorably to other accommodations in Monteverde. We are not 5 star so please do not expect total luxury! We hope to see you here! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rainbow Valley Lodge

Address: 200 meters south of A y A, Santa Elena 5240, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range: $75 - $154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Rainbow Valley Hotel Santa Elena
Rainbow Valley Lodge Monteverde, Costa Rica - Santa Elena
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“We stayed in the green cabin closest to the reception. Not all the cabins are renovated yet.”
Niina86, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room to the farmost left and down was perfect for privacy and great views”
nasslucy, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“E-mail Christian (owner) and he will suggest the best cabin for your party.”
AjayR602, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Book a cabin with an outdoor deck.”
676carolyns, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The owner himself says it is not 5 star so don't expect it to be but his helpfulness makes up for any lack of luxury.”
EileenVeronicaT, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
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