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Monteverde Lodge & Gardens

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Union Bridge, Maryland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pros: excellent restaurant with good breakfast and amazing beef entrees for dinner;all of the staff at the lodge were very pleasant ,helpful and efficient.The grounds were very nice with hiking trails and nice gardens along with heated pool. Cons:I have mixed emotions about the rooms after all this is a lodge and it has that rustic feel to it as...

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Natalie E, Guest Relations Manager at Monteverde Lodge & Gardens, responded to this review

Dear 189tony, It's great to hear that you enjoyed our food, grounds and especially the staff. We are glad that despite the bugs you encountered, you feel that we still deserve your recommendation. You’re right, we should have screens on those bathroom windows and will add this to our maintenance plan, it should be done in the next month. The...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Flowers were amazing in the gardens. There are hummingbird feeders with many beautiful birds buzzing around. There are several attractions. I took the walk in the clouds on hanging bridges above the rain forest. It was fabulous.

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Natalie E, Guest Relations Manager at Monteverde Lodge & Gardens, responded to this review

Dear Diane W, You're right, there is a lot to do in Monteverde. We recommend that guests stay 2-4 nights so that you can get in all of the activities that you want and then have some time to spend exploring the gardens, sitting by the pool and reading or snoozing in a hammock! Vacation Time is Precious! Natalie Ewing...

Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our room was well located on the ground level facing the garden. We only had one night but I would have enjoyed to stay another to just relax at the property. The gardens are beautiful and the pool was heated so we took a dip before dinner. We had dinner at the lodge but our dinner (tuna and steak) was...

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Natalie E, Guest Relations Manager at Monteverde Lodge & Gardens, responded to this review

Dear Oscar-Kathaleen, We are delighted to hear that you would have liked to spend another night at the lodge. That's a great recommendation. We're sorry that you didn't enjoy your meal, I hope you told your server, we would have been happy to replace or fix whatever it was that you didn't like about your meal. Thank you for mentioning...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent two nights here in late May 2017. The lodge and grounds are all meticulously maintained and the staff is incredibly friendly and hospitable. A heated rock-lined pool, located at the end of a short walk from the lodge, is open until 9pm and is best experienced after dark. Our room was cozy and quiet, with a balcony overlooking...

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Natalie E, Guest Relations Manager at Monteverde Lodge & Gardens, responded to this review

Dear Marc L, We really appreciate your feedback. You've shared a great secret and that is that the pool at night is magical! Especially in the dry season months, December - April when the stars are out. But if you're there between now and then and it's a clear night, it's a wonderful experience. Since you enjoyed Monteverde Lodge so...

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed there for 1 night during our honeymoon. Whole facility is outdated and its expensive. Room had a smell of food. Its in the middle of the forest so its possible to observe birds and other animals around. Food was amazing which compensate for the decor.

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Natalie E, Guest Relations Manager at Monteverde Lodge & Gardens, responded to this review

Dear typ01, It sounds like we might not have been a good fit for you, this is why we suggest that anybody considering us for a stay take the time to go to our website and read about the lodge. Also, read many reviews here on Trip Advisor. We are not a luxury lodge by any stretch of the imagination,...

Reviewed 1 week ago

The property was lovely. Close to town but not in the middle of it all. It has a super butterfly garden. You can have a private dinner in the butterfly garden but must reserve in advance. We had delicious meals every time we ate at the restaurant. Milton (our fantastic server) always made great recommendations and was so professional and...

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Natalie E, Guest Relations Manager at Monteverde Lodge & Gardens, responded to this review

Dear Aleyda H, Milton will be so happy to see that you enjoyed his service so much that you mentioned him directly on Trip Advisor. Thank you. When we train our staff on how we want them to treat our guests, we say that the standard is as if guests are family, royalty or super stars! We are delighted to...

Honalulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pros: beautiful, well-maintained grounds, with gorgeous gardens, great little hiking trails, plenty of hammocks and a small pool; impressive restaurant with very fairly priced, high quality cuisine and a happy hour with free snacks; always fresh coffee, cold water and a bit of cake near the front desk; a cute little butterfly enclosure off of the lobby with local butterflies...

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Natalie E, Guest Relations Manager at Monteverde Lodge & Gardens, responded to this review

Dear JAGJOSH77, It's great to know that we had the best restaurant and attention to detail of the 3 resorts you stayed at while on vacation. Thanks for mentioning how much you enjoyed our terrific staff and the breakfasts that are included in the price of the room. You’re right, we do not have air conditioning and we don’t say...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed with our 8yo and 10yo children for 2 nights during our trip to Costa Rica. The lodge was beautiful and the staff were very nice. We booked the package that included a guided tour of the cloud forest (we saw a Quetzal, spider monkeys, and other creatures which we never would have seen without the guide) and a...

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Natalie E, Guest Relations Manager at Monteverde Lodge & Gardens, responded to this review

Dear V844KGjenniferb, Thank you for recommending us to families, we are happy to know that parents and children had a great time. The dinner in the butterfly garden is a great way to celebrate a special occasion or even just to do something unique as a family. All you have to do is make a reservation in advance, there is...

Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok, this is one of the most expensive hotels we had in Costa Rica, but wow, wow... The best were so comfortable, everything was spotless, and we had a room with a huge window on the forest, so when it was foggy we felt like in a private cabin surrounded by the cloud forest. The pool was very nice and...

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Natalie E, Guest Relations Manager at Monteverde Lodge & Gardens, responded to this review

Dear Wendy Testaburger, It's great to know that your splurge was great treat. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your breakfasts, the pool and the view from your bay window. We hope to see you in Monteverde again some day. Natalie Ewing Director Marketing & Guest Satisfaction

Ashtead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The good news is in the title. The hotel is an Eco friendly hotel set in exotic gardens with friendly staff just a few minutes dive from numerous outstanding parks. The restaurant was very good - staff very friendly and helpful. Rooms are not large but are generally well appointed, each with a balcony. One suggestion - the ceiling fans...

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Natalie E, Guest Satisfaction Specialist at Monteverde Lodge & Gardens, responded to this review

Dear Maurice P, You mentioned something really important to people considering us for a stay, we don´t have A/C. Neither do we have TV’s, mini bar or background music. There’s a reason for this. The lodge is designed to immerse our guests within the cloud forest where you can experience nature to the fullest. We provide an atmosphere that is...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
12 forest view downstairs rooms. 12 forest view balcony rooms (a little more expensive, but worth it. See what reviewers have said by clicking on "room tips"). 1 downstairs room is wheelchair accessible. • Beds: 2 downstairs rooms and 2 upstairs rooms have 1 king bed. 10 downstairs rooms and 10 upstairs rooms have 2 double beds. • All rooms have: in-room safe, hot water, coffee maker, ceiling fan, reading lamps, hair dryer and free wireless internet. • All rooms don't have: TV, AC, or mini-bar. • Service Style: personalized, informal, caring. • Restaurant: cuisine: What a Costa Rican grandmother would cook if she was also a creative and contemporary professional chef. •Atmosphere: quiet, laid back and tranquil. No background music. Open fireplace. • Suggested activities at Lodge: Butterfly and Hummingbird Garden. Plan 1-2 hours. Main Bromeliad and Fern Gardens and La Posa de Yolanda Solar heated Pool. Plan on spending a morning or afternoon. • 3 Computers with internet for guest use at no charge. Spend as little time as possible. You're on vacation. • Suggested stay: 2-4 nights. • Owned and Operated by Costa Rica Expeditions ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monteverde Lodge & Gardens

Address: | 400 mtrs east (uphill) from the Frog Pond, entrance on the right hand side of the road, 6941-1000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
Price Range: $187 - $392 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Monteverde Lodge & Gardens 3.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Monteverde Lodge & Gardens Hotel Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
Monteverde Lodge And Gardens
Monteverde Hotel Gardens
Gardens Hotel Monteverde
Monteverde Lodge & Gardens Costa Rica
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“Garden view”
Oscar-Kathaleen, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Choose room with garden view”
typ01, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“We had a great room...bottom floor. The room came with a nice sitting area (it has bars because monkeys might come visit).”
193aleydah, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Garden view”
Whitewaterluksus, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The upstairs jungle view rooms are great! The balcony is worth a little extra expense.”
kmorgan71, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
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