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Hotel El Viandante

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Reviewed 21 December 2011

This has been simply an extraordinary hotel experience... One of the best examples ever of why you should stay away from big chains if you are looking for really exceptional service. The hosts make you feel at home within the first 10 minutes of arrival and it gets better as you go. Add spacious rooms with a great view (only...

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elviandante, Owner at Hotel El Viandante, responded to this review

Dear Mrlmpressa thank you so much for you review. We really appreciate your honesty. Please let us know sending a private email in which room you were so we can check whats happened with the pillow...we are really sorry since we just buyed 2 months ago the new pillow. Another time thank you for your review and we hope to...

Muenster Canada
Reviewed 6 December 2011

This place is up on a hill and a bit out of the way so it is quiet. If you are able to walk it has many places to enjoy within a reasonable distance. The taxis are readily available and inexpensive. Renzo is a great host and full of good ideas for places to go. Grace and the children were...

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elviandante, Propietario at Hotel El Viandante, responded to this review

Thank you grammasue 14 for your kindly review. I-m very happy that you enjoy your stay here. I-m sorry that you had some problem with internet access but i have to say that the internet connection it-s a big problem here in Monteverde especially during the rain and windy season (august to january). I think there is a mistake about...

Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 18 November 2011

Stayed in this B&B for three nights. The proprietors, Grace and Renzo, were professional, efficient and curteous. They greatly enhanced my traveling experience with their personalized service as well as their dining and tour recommendations. They were of considerable assistance in planning my final trip back to San Jose. More importantly, they were also friendly, warm and welcoming. See them...

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elviandante, Owner at Hotel El Viandante, responded to this review

Dear axpjeter , Thank you very much for your comments which we were delighted to receive.We were pleased to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us. It is always very rewarding for us to know that we have met your expectations renzo & grace

Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 November 2011

We just left El Viandante B&B today. Grace and Renzo, the hosts, are excellent. From the moment we walked in the door, they were helping us plan our itinerary so we could make the most of our two days in Monteverde. They even let us borrow their own rain jackets so we wouldn't freeze to death in the rain &...

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elviandante, Owner at Hotel El Viandante, responded to this review

Dear PVHoja Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences at El Viandante Once again would like to thank you for your valued comments and look forward to welcome you back to EL Viandante renzo & grace

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 17 October 2011

Loved our time at this hotel and in Monteverde. Rooms were super clean, with comfy beds, plenty of hot water, and fluffy towels. Breakfast was far and away the best out of any place we stayed - big portions of scrambled eggs with ham, french toast on another morning, always accompanied by delicious fresh fruit, orange juice, coffee, milk, etc....

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elviandante, Owner at Hotel El Viandante, responded to this review

Dear Michelle, Thank you for your review on tripadvisor.com. We are pleased that you found our hotel suitable to your needs. We are looking forward to welcome you back in the nearest future. renzo & grace

Weaverville, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 October 2011

My husband and I stayed at El Viandante for several days in mid-September. It's a great place if you want a basic hotel that is inexpensive, but very pleasant, clean, and homelike. The owners, Grace and Renzo, are delightful and helpful. The breakfasts are basic, with the best fruit that we had anywhere during our 19 days in Costa Rica....

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elviandante, Owner at Hotel El Viandante, responded to this review

Dear Alicia 2730 Thank you very much for your comments which we were delighted to receive.. It is always very rewarding for us to know that we have met your expectations. Thank you once again for taking the time to write the review. I do hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to El Viandantesometime in the near...

Hercules, California
Reviewed 16 September 2011

El Viandante is a charming, wonderful B&B that gives its patrons a sense of being home in Monteverde. Upon arrival, we were warmly greeted by the owners, Grace and Renzo, who showed us the lodge and our room in great detail. The rooms are spacious and comfortable; ours was on the second floor and had a high vaulted ceiling and...

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elviandante, Owner at Hotel El Viandante, responded to this review

Dear Candace P, thank you so much for your review in tripadvisor. We were very happy to have you as our guests. hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to El Viandante sometime in the future renzo & Grace

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 5 September 2011

I spent three nights at the Hotel El Viandante and it was a great base for exploring Monteverde. I had a clean, quiet, large room with a comfy bed, a hot shower, and WiFi, for around $50 per night, breakfast included, and that was exactly what I was looking for. Grace and Renzo were excellent hosts and gave me lots...

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elviandante, Owner at Hotel El Viandante, responded to this review

Thank you jasondv to post a review. Another time..we are very sorry for what happened with the shuttle company. We hope you enjoy your stay here with us.

Reviewed 5 September 2011

Grace and Renzo were so nice to us during our stay in feb 2011. They showed us maps of the area, recommended great restaurants and live music - they were not only owners but acted a concierge, too. Every time we asked for help, they were more than happy to oblige. It was apparent that they loved the city and...

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elviandante, Owner at Hotel El Viandante, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. Hope to see you next time.

Port Jervis, New York
Reviewed 5 September 2011

My daughter and I stayed three nights at El Viandante. The hotel was clean, the breakfast good, and the shower hot with good water pressure. On our second day, our rental car had a flat which the owner gracefully changed for us (with a smile). The owners and their children are very friendly and helpful. My only bit of advice...

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elviandante, Owner at Hotel El Viandante, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Monteverde is an amazing place for people who likes to do hiking and sports/fun in the forest . We're sorry that after the second day you were bored...We usually reccomend at our guests to stay minimun 3 nights to enjoy all the beautiful things that Monteverde can offer.

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel El Viandante , 13 new rooms all with private bathroom , hot water(no electric showers), cable tv, wireless , free internet. New breakfast and dining room with amazing view of Nicoya's gulf and the forest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel El Viandante

Address: Frente Hotel Sapo Dorado, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
Price Range: $88 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel El Viandante 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Join other guests for breakfast- delicious!”
J4931PQsaraf, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Take ear plugs if you are a light sleeper and are staying there during windy season. It is up high and the winds can be fierce.”
A7963QPkarenp, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had rooms 7 8 9 all up stairs and handy to the breakfast room”
tomlL5418AU, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Grace was quite happy to show you the rooms available and let you make your choice”
glennpeterson59, 16 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room #10 had good views of the area as it faced down the hill”
Canadian_JamesM, 3 Dec 2015 | Read review
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