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Rainbow Valley Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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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
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 14 December 2013

Stayed in cabin for two nights. Bed was comfortable and access to kitchenette was a nice bonus. Great value for the price. Christian the host was helpful and informative about local attractions. He also works as a local guide. Morning visits by a pair of coatis was cute at first but quickly became annoying when trying to eat outside. Would...

Thank ClaireinOttawa
Reviewed 11 December 2013

We had a short 3 night stay (too short) at Rainbow Valley Lodge. We were glad we found it. After staying near town on an earlier trip we found Rainbow Lodge to be much more peaceful and quiet than town. We could walk to town quickly or take an inexpensive cab which would show up I would say within 5...

1Thank lucyloo A
Newcastle, Canada
Reviewed 11 December 2013

My partner and I had a wonderful stay at rainbow valley lodge. Christian and Rolf treated us like family, making sure our stay was extremely enjoyable, booking trips for us and finding us the best deals, and recommending restaurants and activities. We stayed in Room 1, the double bed room with a small kitchenette and view of the forest and...

1Thank KayleenNicole
Boulder, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 9 October 2013

My favorite place I stayed in Costa Rica! Beautiful and inexpensive rooms overlooking the forest. Gorgeous view and you can sit on the porch and watch for wild life, we saw toucans while enjoying a coffee:) The place was a walk from town, and Christian Porras, the manager, was there to help us with anything we needed. He is not...

Thank Michelle P
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed 3 October 2013

We loved this place. Spectacular view. Fun to see monkeys, a toucan and coatimundi too. We stayed 4 days in the last part of July and enjoyed the cloud forest, a night walk, canopy tour, frog pond and butterfly garden. These places were all recommended by Christian who was endlessly helpful in determining our schedule for the day and also...

2Thank Becky H

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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: $74 - $157 (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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“Cabin 5 is at higher elevation with great views”
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Dromomaniacs, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“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
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