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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is small, so it feels cozy and comfortable, and the owner is very nice and knowledgeable about what to see and do in the area. There are two major bonus points: the morning visit by monkeys and a coati; and the stunning views to be found in the "backyard". The white face capuchins are fun and cute to...

Thank lesliefe
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This nice place had all you need for a accomodation in Sants Elena; friendly and informative hostess, Nidia, clean rooms, great breakfast, including friendly monkeys, hot water in the shower, great parking space and comfy beds. What more to ask for? Nothing, it's great.

Thank Nordqvistanna
Statham, Georgia
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Booking our stay at this hotel was the reason our family had such an awesome time in Costa Rica! From the beginning, this hotel was a godsend. We got a little lost on our way and Nidia made sure that when we arrived(very late) she welcomed us and put us to bed! We were so relieved! This hotel is on...

Thank enicholeLunc
New York City, New York
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend this place for sheer warmth and comfort. Highly accessible and friendly couple that runs this place. Their past US living experience is a boon for US travellers. They helped us all to way to make the most of Monteverde.

Thank newsachin
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Nidia the owner makes you feel at home as soon as you walk in! Rooms are not fancy but are very clean. We had a cold when we showed up and without telling us, Nidia went to the drug store to buy us médecine... she gave it to us when we came back to the room. She did not want...

Thank mintnants
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We checked in a week ago planning to stay four nights. But our stay was extended due to Hurricane Otto coming through (first hurricane to hit Costa Rica in over 150 years) but owners and staff have made our extended stay special. Not only did owners Nida and Daniello provide us accommodations that were clean, warm and comfortable, but they...

Thank Ckrenzel
Ile du Havre Aubert, Canada
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Very clean and friendly hotel. We stayed in the principal house. The owner and her maids were very nice to us. In this remote town in the mountains, we found everything we needed in Las orchideas. Breakfasts were OK, monkeys and coatis everywhere on the balcony waiting for the generous cook to give them bananas, even when we arrived wet...

Thank Majolap
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed for two nights at the hotel. The owner is a lovely woman who explained us everything about the area in perfect english (that is not always the case in Costa Rica). The room was nice and clean and the breakfasts taste really well. What was also great was the hot shower 😁

Thank Jurgen v
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The Hotel is situated just at the entrance of St. Elena on the main road. This is the only thing that disturbed us a little. During the night, you might hear the traffic on the road. The hotel itself is clean and the rooms are big enough and some are new. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Just across...

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This hotel is truly a gem. The personal customer service you get is unmatched by any hotel or bed and breakfast I have ever stayed in. Every morning you are greeted with a nice breakfast. The location has a walkout with views of one of Costa Rica's many waterfalls.

Thank Ray R
Cristian Z, Reservations manager at Hotel Las Orquideas, responded to this review

Thank you Ray R for your glowing review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to serve you in the future if you return to Monteverde.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Las Orquideas is owned and operated by a local Tico family that lived in U.S. for 29 years. We are located at the entrance of the Monteverde area, only 300 meters from the small town of Santa Elena, the commercial center of Monteverde, as you drive in from the Pan-American Highway. Here you will find unique, breathtaking views of the local waterfalls right out back with a private trail. The Tilaran mountain range where both, the Santa Elena and Monteverde Cloud Forest reserves are located, the Ecological Sanctuary, the San Luis Valley and the spectacular Gulf of Nicoya, all at one location. All rooms equipped with large windows to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Monteverde and the surrounding areas. We have two styles of rooms, rustic and modern. Beds are outfitted with therapeutic mattresses and hypo-allergenic sheets and comforters. Breakfasts are prepared and served right before your eyes. Come and visit us and feel like being on vacation in the comfort of your own home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Las Orquideas

Address: | 300 meters south of Santa Elena, frente a la Caballeriza el Rodeo, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range: $91 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Las Orquideas 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“As in the review above, Room 4 is a good location for seeing animals right outside your window.”
 of 5 bubbles lesliefe, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the valley”
 of 5 bubbles Backberner, 1 May 2016 | Read review
“We had an end unit which felt like a large suite with 2 rooms. Parked car outside door.”
 of 5 bubbles JessicaL2012, 4 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Wifi in main house only.”
 of 5 bubbles msilverbeemer, 6 Sep 2015 | Read review
“White-faced monkeys visit in the trees outside the kitchen and there's a lovely lookout over the valley at the back of the hotel.”
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 of 5 bubbles Miguet, 7 Jul 2015 | Read review
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