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We loved our stay at the Pension Santa Elena. The staff was so nice and extremely helpful when we needed to plan things to do. We heard them helping multiple people out once bad weather caused some ziplining tours to be cancelled, which was surely...More
I experienced some of the best customer service of my life at Pension SE. They were incredibly helpful planning excursions and transportations and let me use their phone when I wanted to change my plans around. The rooms are clean and basic. Free coffee all...More
We booked this place following a recommendation from a friend who had stayed here several years ago... We were in contact with Diego by email and he made us feel special as it was our honeymoon.
When we arrived here, immediately we knew we had...More
Fantastic hostel, very lovely staff, great location and perfect for exploring monteverde! We stayed two night and wished we could hAve stayed longer. Would Recommend the coffee tour and zip lining it was a lot of fun!
My wife and I were touring Costa Rica and decided on this place as part of our honeymoon.the staff Couldn’t be nicer or any more helpful we had wine and chocolates on arrival and made to feel instantly relaxed.all the trips we wanted can be...More
The breakfast was provided in the attached food spot Taco! Taco! When I was there, there was a choice of fruit with yoghurt and granola and toast or tacos with eggs. Both were reasonable. I am a vegetarian and so I had... More
The breakfast was provided in the attached food spot Taco! Taco! When I was there, there was a choice of fruit with yoghurt and granola and toast or tacos with eggs. Both were reasonable. I am a vegetarian and so I had both on occasion. They have free coffee all day.
As the other respondent said, the shuttle is not free, but I can't really imagine it would be as Santa Elena is way up in the mountains. A resort close to the airport could have a free shuttle theoretically, but I never saw any free shuttles really. There are plenty of transportation options for tours and activities. Sometimes the place that you get the tour will send transport or the kind folks at the pension can help arrange things for you.
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"The rooms in the new wing are better, and the difference in price is a tiny one."