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    Monteverde Backpackers

    75 Meters From Supercompro | 75 meters Southwest of the main supermarket, Santa Elena 1000, Costa Rica
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    • Excellent56%
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    • Average7%
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    “bed dorm” (8 reviews)
    “the kitchen” (16 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Kitchenette
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    1 - 5 of 125 reviews

    Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

    Grate place! Staff is really friendly and helpful, can book all the tours and activities right there. Market and downtown around the corner. Only 5 minute walk from bus station. Always full of people. Rooms and bathrooms are really clean, breakfast offered is super. Definitely...More

    Thank sofiuruguay
    Reviewed 24 April 2017

    Small hostel just on the edge of Santa Elena. The guy working at the front desk when I visited (Emel) asked me about my tours when I came back in and I thought he must just be another traveler because he was so casual and...More

    Thank Simona V
    Reviewed 19 April 2017

    Alonzo and Emel were very friendly and helpful! They were definitely what made my trip in Monteverde that much better. We hung out like friends and they provided a lot of information with regards to tour, and are knowledgeable of Monteverde and its nature. Room...More

    Thank Tiffany L
    Reviewed 2 March 2017

    This was my favorite hostel in all of Costa Rica, simply because the staff was super friendly and helpful. The beds were comfortable enough, it was great that our dorm had two bathrooms to use. But the staff made the experience great. A few highlights:...More

    Thank pickphlow
    Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

    Pros: Relaxing cabin style accomodation in the heart of Monteverde. Local, knowledgable and friendly front desk staff. They had such helpful suggestions and seemed passionate about sharing their town with guests. Cons: The manager gave away my bed!!! I booked a month and a half...More

    Thank morgankarly
    Response from Alonso C, Gerente at Monteverde BackpackersResponded 2 March 2017

    Hi, Thanks for staying with us. We always ask for arrive time and also let eveyone knows that if they see that they will be arriving later than the arrive time that they gave us, to email us so we do not give the beds...More

    Hotel El Bosque
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    Hotel Cipreses Monteverde Costa Rica
    446 reviews
    #2 of 6 hotels in Santa Elena
     
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    • Top amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$22 - US$35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    There phone doesn't accept international calls - best way would be to book through hostel bookers or when you get there
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    "Only dorms, no private rooms."
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    "On the second floor, the rain is louder."
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