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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed 2 nights at Monteverde Rustic Lodge with our 2 kids (9&11). Great place - basic but comfortable & very clean. The owner and his brother made much of the furniture themselves and if you love woodworking you'll find it all beautiful. We got great recommendations at the desk for tours and food - spot on for what we needed.... More 

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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights during our honeymoon trip travelling around Costa Rica. We arrived to a very friendly welcome and carried my very heavy luggage off the bus. Breakfast was excellent and they were happy to bring out extra portions for my husband, who likes a lot a very heart breakfast. Great wifi connection in... More 

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Downey, California
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My stay in low season was a rip off . Plan on having them change overnight price depending on who you are . I paid $55 last year for decent room . And the unfriendly girl at front counter tried to get $75 from me for same room . I told her I paid less last time so she dropped... More 

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erickht, Manager at Monteverde Rustic Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Douglas Douglas We think you are confused with our hotel. Anyway we will clarify each point so you can know about us. 1. Our prices have been $ 75.00 in single or double room including taxes and breakfast. Also, the products that are in the bathroom are organic. We do not know where you got $ 60.00 but it... More 

Rijswijk, The Netherlands
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41 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was very friendly. Rooms are very dark and not really decorated but clean. Nice seating area in front of the room. Breakfast area is really nice. Location is within walking distance of the centre and many restaurants.

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Herradura, Costa Rica
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is how one feels when staying in this proud family run lodge, like home sweet home. Yes the rooms are clean. Yes the beds are comfortable. Yes the breakfasts are tasty. Yes the grounds are beautifully kept. But don't we all remember places when the people are kind, welcoming and yes, a family. My second trip to this lodge... More 

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Reviewed 15 October 2016

I was only in Monteverde for two nights, but my stay at Monteverde Rustic Lodge was very enjoyable. The rooms were simple, spacious, and very clean. The staff is incredibly friendly and hospitable, from Denise at the front desk to Jose at breakfast time (and everyone else in between). The fact that the hotel is also eco-friendly is a cherry... More 

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Buenos Aires
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

The hotel is very beautiful, everything was clean, not noisy. For the price I think it really was an opportunity. And the hotel is very well located!! The guys are really really nice, they will help you to find the activities that suit you. I really recomend you this place!!

Thank soso1981
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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I arrived exhausted during dawn in Monteverde after driving an impossibly hard grovel mountain road. Found the small hotel on top of a hill, a tropical oasis. Staff was beyond expectations helpful &friendly. Clean rooms breakfast cocked to order.

1 Thank Georgiuo
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124 reviews
79 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights while visiting the rain forests.. The rooms are clean...big.. The breakfast menu was rich... The hotel staff was very helpfull.. Our lost luggages were sent to this hotel by Air France ...while we were visiting the rain forests ..the hotel staff received them and transferred to our rooms...

Thank Özlem C
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Good Breakfast, nice location, friendly owner and staff. nice animals in vicinity for your kid who is missing their cats and dogs! Walk to town and good restaurants. Do not miss Santa Elena Preserve. Selvatura was fun as well, both can be done in a day.

Thank Seth J

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Monteverde Rustic Lodge is a small family run hotel in the heart of Santa Elena Monteverde. Our lodge is recommended for solo travelers, couples, nature lovers and families. Our mission is to make sure that every single guest we have has a great individual experience and that each of you will go home with wonderful memories. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monteverde Rustic Lodge

Address: 800 mts north from Santa Elena | Santa Elena Monteverde, Santa Elena 50309, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range: $104 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Monteverde Rustic Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Rooms have many options: extra beds, porches, glassed in area, etc. web site is good.”
 of 5 bubbles Angusdorval, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are located near each other as it is a fairly small place. Therefore, in my opinion, all the rooms are fabulous.”
 of 5 bubbles P1920XSbrianj, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I trust all rooms are great”
 of 5 bubbles 263teresag, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We had the large room next to the office and it was perfect for our needs.”
 of 5 bubbles clairefA8092MG, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the back are very private. Great for couples travelling together with a private outdoor sitting area.”
 of 5 bubbles P177VHbrianb, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
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