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Hotel Claro de Luna

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norfolk
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is set in a lovely garden within easy walking distance of the centre of Santa Elena. There are a couple of Sodas across the road if you don't fancy the walk. The rooms do not have TVs and the larger rooms at the back of the garden are spacious and comfortable with a great shower, but they do...

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Chertsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little hacienda in dusty st.elena. beautiful small gardens with lots of birds. My favourite was the blue crowned mot mot whose favourite place to sit was the water tap .very exciting to see scorpions in the garden. Keep your door shut and check your shoes before you put them on for wildlife! Only downside ws the lighting in the...

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Ericka P, Propietario at Hotel Claro de Luna, responded to this review

Dear tinbox, thank you for your comments. You are right Santa Elena can be very windy this time of year. We are glad to hear you had a great stay with us and that you were able to enjoy our garden. All year round we get different kinds of birds, butterflies and other insects. Kind regards!

Seattle, WA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was lovely, large and light, with an outdoor sitting area, 2 rockers and a view of the nice garden. Heating and A/C weren't needed during our visit, so the lack wasn't a problem. Plenty of hot water, and good parking. The staff person when we checked in was pleasant and efficient. After that we found the staff less...

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Ericka P, Propietario at Hotel Claro de Luna, responded to this review

Dear jiaotzegirl, thank you for sharing your experience in Claro de Luna. Thankfully all of our reviews remark how hard our staff works and the great big majority of our guests are happy with their stay. Since we are in the middle of our highest season, staff might not have the time to "chat" but they are always willing to...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been trying to decide my feelings on how to review this. hotel. I have mixed feelings. To start- This hotel is very affordable, and because of that, I think expectations should coincide with the price. I think perhaps (given on others reviews) that we had the worst room on the property. We were in a room basically in...

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Ericka P, Propietario at Hotel Claro de Luna, responded to this review

Dear buffstrot, thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay. As you mentioned in your comment sometimes it is better to spend a little more to be more comfortable. Our DELUXE roooms are ideal for honeymooners, more private, brighter and bigger but still affordable. We are happy to hear our staff took great care of...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This is a pleasant 16 room hotel, within easy walking distance to the main town, while being far enough away to make it a peaceful place. We had a Deluxe room for our 2 night stay, which I think is the best option for this place. We did pass some other rooms which seemed quite small. We had a very...

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Ericka P, Propietario at Hotel Claro de Luna, responded to this review

Dear Virginia, thank you for taking the time to share about your experience in Claro de Luna. It is good to know you had a pleasant stay. We offer clean and well maintained accomodations, the best location in town and excellent customer service! Definitely the best option to explore Monteverde. We are sorry to hear breakfast did not meet your...

BARCELONA
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Hello Here are the strong and weak points of this hotel : Strong points : - the shower was very good - the breakfast was ok but nothing special - it is a quiet area - there is a private parquing - the personal is excellent and very helpful !!!!!!!!! Weak point : - it was cold in the rooms-...

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Ericka P, Propietario at Hotel Claro de Luna, responded to this review

Dear XAVXAV, thank you very much for your feedback. It is a pleasure to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. As you mentioned in your comment fans or AC are not needed here, as our weather is a lot cooler than most places in Costa Rica...electric heaters are provided upon request but unfortunately you waited until you left our...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2017

When a pretty rude van driver unloaded my luggage and left me in the middle of the street, instead of the front of hotel which was just off the main road uphill, I was wondering how I'm going to pull this through. Then I saw an unusual, charming hotel with garden, and soon I was offered a coffee and the...

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Ericka P, Propietario at Hotel Claro de Luna, responded to this review

Dear tesla_light, thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience at Claro de Luna. We are happy to hear that overall we were able to provide a pleasant stay. Claro de Luna offers the best location, simple, clean and well maintained facilities and the friendliness you can only find in Costa Rica. We look forward to...

Reviewed 20 January 2017

I stayed in this hotel two nights. very clean room. The area very well maintained. The staff were very polite and the receptionists are informative. The WiFi worked just in reception. The restaurant is very quiet and cozy. The hotel is very close to the town.

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Ericka P, Propietario at Hotel Claro de Luna, responded to this review

Dear Parvin, thank you for taking the time to write about your experience in Claro de Luna. We appreciate your feedback. We are happy to hear you had a pleasant stay in Monteverde. Regards!

Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Great hotel. Amazing gardens, rooms are very cute and cozy. The team is great. Bathrooms was great for a warm shower after a rainy day. Good soda right in front of the hotel. We were lucky enough to see a soth in one of the trees of the hotel gardens. Hotel helps organize any and all activities. Great place! Would...

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Ericka P, Propietario at Hotel Claro de Luna, responded to this review

Dear Mathilde, thank you so much for your comments. We are really happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Hotel Claro de Luna offers the best location, affordable accomodations and the friendliness you can only find in Costa Rica. Best regards!

Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We had two nights here and it was okay. The good stuff: free parking, spacious and quirky room under the reception with wifi signal, close to down town Santa Elena- only a 7 min. walk away from a wide range of eateries. Down side: nasty sewer smell from the bathroom, quite boring breakfast... but the staff was really great and...

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Ericka P, Propietario at Hotel Claro de Luna, responded to this review

Dear Line, thanks for your comments. It was a pleasure to have you with us, we are glad to hear you had a good experience overall. We are sorry to hear about the smell in your room, we really wish you had said something instead of waiting to leave the premises... Next time make sure you say something so that...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We offer a beautiful location on a hill overlooking town, lush gardens with a path connecting the buildings housing the reception, rooms and restaurant. Excellent ambiance, comfortable rooms, private bathroom with hot water and breakfast included. 5 minute walk to downtown, easy access to shops, restaurants, banks and supermarkets. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Claro de Luna

Address: 3 blocks south from Catholic Church in Santa Elena, 5655, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
Price Range: $86 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Claro de Luna 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Bigger rooms near the dining room have no wi fi”
 of 5 bubbles omanNorfolk, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose a 'Deluxe' room.”
 of 5 bubbles virginiao80, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“the room # 12 has a very nice view.”
  • The quaint room has nice view.
  • The bathroom is clean and has a Jacuzzi..
  • View from my room.
 of 5 bubbles 891parvins, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ich wuerde die Deluxezimmer nahe beim Restaurant waehlen.”
 of 5 bubbles d0mimac, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“don't aspect for fancy hotel, it's nice quit hotel”
 of 5 bubbles amitg451, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
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