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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2013

My wife and I stayed in the simplest room but despite the low cost, the room was extremely clean and comfortable with a breath-taking view to wake to each morning. The cloud forest setting was so relaxing but still a conveniently short distance from the town and leisure activities. Christian was a god send, with great tips, recommendations, and even...

Thank Chris K
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 11 September 2013

My husband and I, our 2 teenage boys and my mother stayed in Costa Rica for 24 days. The Rainbow Valley Lodge was hands down our favorite place. - And everywhere in Costa Rica that we visited was fantastic! Christian Porras and his lovely wife go out of their way to make sure your stay is perfect. They called our...

Thank Randi G
Reviewed 11 August 2013

We came to rainbow lodge not sure what to expect being that the room was so cheap, 35 for the night(ended up being lower though due to discounts when you book activities through the hotel;). However we were pleasantly surprised to find our room had a beautiful view of the lush green cloud forest, and was very spacious. The bed...

1Thank Brittain73
San Diego, California
Reviewed 10 August 2013

Rolf was most helpful in planning my trip to Costa Rica. He is full of information and very responsive to all my emails. If you never been to Costa Rica, you will soon find out how expensive transports really are. I would recommend arranging all your transports and tours through Rolf. He can get you the best prices because he...

2Thank TravelBug4702
Ancaster, Canada
Reviewed 14 July 2013

We truly enjoyed our stay at Rainbow Valley Lodge. Our friends stayed in the lower room and we stayed in the cabin. Both were very well-equipped. This lodge was in the perfect location-- far enough away from the noise but still close enough to the reserves and restaurants. Rolf was very helpful and has done a wonderful job with this...

1Thank Mark C
Greenville, South Carolina
Reviewed 10 July 2013

It was very neat staying in the jungle/rain forest. It did indeed rain quite a bit but we had a great view from the lodge and a large porch on which to sit. We appreciated plenty of lights inside (we are readers!) and the shelves so we could unpack a bit. There were also plenty of bathrooms and sinks, which...

Thank Michelle J
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 25 June 2013

I will keep this short since every other review has spelled out the charms of this place. Our family stayed in the cabin in June 2013. It is roomy for 4, has a well stocked kitchen, and Christian (who runs the place) is fantastic. It is in a great location a short bit our of Santa Elena. Christian will have...

1Thank Zach J
Reviewed 20 June 2013

Rainbow Valley Lodge is by far the best hotel I've stayed at in Monteverde. The lodge only has 3 rooms which adds to the private setting. My husband and I stayed in the upper room that had an excellent view of the valley and made it all the more interesting when a group of white faced monkeys came to visit...

Thank MissPerkyAK
Keswick, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 6 June 2013

We stayed in the cabin for 2 nights. It was a very charming and large space. It had it's own kitchen with fridge and 2 burner "camping style" stove. The table was a great piece of carved wood supported by a tree trunk. It has it's own patio with muskoka chiars that over look the forest. The cabins sit down...

Thank Sherry L
London, UK
Reviewed 28 May 2013

The cabin we stayed in was very clean and comfortable, it was great for our family as there was a separate bedroom and 2 beds in the main living area for the kids. The coatis came right up to our porch on the last day of our stay, which my kids loved. Rolf went out of his way to help...

1Thank GigiMT

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rainbow Valley Lodge Monteverde is close to the town of Santa Elena, about 15 minutes walking or 3 minutes in a vehicle. With only eight rooms and no neighbors close by you can enjoy peace and quiet in a forest setting. We have Wi-Fi signal in all rooms. Clean rooms with hot water, possible chance to see animals right outside the rooms and owner help with guides and activities. All rooms have coffeemaker and Monteverde coffee plus small refrigerator. Parking near the rooms. Prices compare very favorably to other accommodations in Monteverde. We are not 5 star so please do not expect total luxury! We hope to see you here! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rainbow Valley Lodge

Address: 200 meters south of A y A, Santa Elena 5240, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range: $108 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“2nd floor #1 has the best view, suitable for a couple”
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  • Cottage #1 second floor BR
 of 5 bubbles Sande24, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had the family room with terrace”
 of 5 bubbles leclercqeric, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“When it's windy - almost always - it could be very noisy at night.”
 of 5 bubbles skobrin, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upper room is the better one due stunning view to valley among the clouds”
 of 5 bubbles bigmarkkk, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Arrive early so you can get the most out of the day ”
 of 5 bubbles 339oweng, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
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