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Cabinas and Hotel Vista Al Golfo

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in the private room with private bathroom for 2 days. It was great, room was spacious bathroom was very clean. The sheets on the bed were a not the nicest or comfortable. The view was wonderful and breakfast very nice in the morning. Staff were extremely helpful and very nice. Great find for cheap!

Thank Olivia F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights and could've stayed for a considerable time longer. We were greeted by the loveliest staff member we think we've ever had the pleasure of meeting. And all other staff were also fabulous. Smiles, "Hola"s, and always quick to ask if they could be of any help. We were shown our room which was large,...

Thank Fiona B
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here with my boyfriend for 2 days while traveling around Costa Rica. We stayed in the double private rooms to the right of the main hotel. It's very large, spacious and has a full kitchen and incredible view. Only downside, if you're a light sleeper like myself you won't get much sleep as the windows constantly rattle all night...

Thank Kristin M
Trenton, ON
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed one night as a break from our all inclusive on the beach. It was a great stay! The staff are absolutely wonderful. Upon check in, I carelessly left my brand new DSLR camera sitting on a mantel by the check in counter. It wasn't until the next morning when I was packing up that I noticed it was...

Thank TravelAddicts3
Layer de la Haye, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We had room 3. Ground floor, with a private bathroom. Great friendly staff, who will assist you with your Spanish and not default to English if you so wish. Good hot water shower, excellent light in both bathroom and bedroom. Comfortable bed with cosy blanket and quilt. The room is right next to the breakfast room and terrace so we...

Thank ASocialNomad
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 5 March 2017

After a not so great start in Monteverde, my first hostel abandoned and non-existent, my second room close to solitary confinement, driving my car into a ditch, I finally arrived at “Al Golfo”. I was met at the front desk by the very sweet and friendly Lili. I explained to her my panic, I had nowhere to stay and was...

Thank raincitysenorita
Como, Lombardia, Italy
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We stopped here for three nights on our way from Alajuela to Tamarindo. Rooms are quite big and comfortable with private bath, there's a small kitchen in common where you can prepare your own meal and a breakfast service that has to be reserved to previous day. Recycle is the keyword as the recepcionists want the guests to be careful...

Thank Filippo F
Humenne, Slovakia
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is a great place to stay in Monteverde. Terrace, kitchen and common area offer wonderful views of Monteverde and it almost has this Alps feeling. Rooms are cosy, well equipped with comfortable beds, fridge and hot shower. Staff is super friendly and they help you book attractions with money return guarantee. They don't accept the cards when paying for...

Thank MatHudak
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I loved my stay in monteverde and vista al golfo. It's clean, the hot shower is needed in that kind of weather, the breakfast is OK, but the staff are super nice!! The kitchen for the travelers are just ok. The equipment is bad, and the guests seems to don't care much about leaving it like you want to find...

Thank Carine P
Cranbrook, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The staff here are super helpful and friendly. All your tours can be safely booked here, sometimes with a discount and transport. There is a choice of rooms, our bed was comfy , kitchen and sitting areas have great views when the weather is fine. Great value, breakfast, free tea and coffee all day are included for around £22 per...

Thank paul j

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Monteverde Budget Cabins Cabinas vista Al Golfo offers cheap lodging in Santa Elena Monteverde, we are located very close to the town of Santa Elena,we offer cheap cabins for you to spend your vacations in Monteverde Costa Rica, come and stay with us at this small and clean hostel.Cabinas Vista Al GolfoWe are located in an ideal spot, from our lodge balcony and look out point you can enjoy a beautiful and exuberant view, you can see the dinamyc climate changes of the monteverde cloud forestfrom our look out point experience one of the best views of the mountains of Monteverde and the Nicoya Gulf Community kitchen fully equipped, refregirator, microwave, toaster, coffe maker and everything you should need Deluxe Apartments fully equipped kitchen private bathroomprivate balcony with the best view for the mountain and nicoya gulfExcellent hot water system Cable T V Security Box FREE BREAKFASTWI-FIFREE INTERNETFREE COFFEE AND TEACabinas Vista Al Golfo Is costarican family run hotel in Santa Elena the owner Jorge Campos and his wife Anali Lopez will assist you personally with everything you should need, they do speak very good English so if you do not speak our language that should be no problem, you can enquire for tours in the area among other things ... more   less 

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Address: Meters Southeast Of the Supermercado la Espera 300, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range: $29 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cabinas and Hotel Vista Al Golfo 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Downstairs rooms less windy, ensuite rooms also available.”
pauljJ392GF, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“the room was on the road view, probably rooms at the back of the hotel has a better one.”
994milag, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from the rooms near the front desk.”
975wesleys, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We had a "department" (apartment) #16 on the second floor of a building next door to the main building, which had a nice view.”
Mari2U, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Private rooms on balcony are nice for the view, but get sunny early and are subject to noise from the balcony”
JA_Strub, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
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