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Rainbow Valley Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 20 April 2014

The location was perfect; overlooking a valley and at times you can see a rainbow. We came here to avoid the crowds in the center of Santa Elena and to avoid the whole backpacker scene and mostly to relax. Mornings and evenings you can hear and see a lot of birds. I'm sure there were dozens of species. Although i'm...

1Thank rpkers
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Stayed for two nights during our honeymoon, and definitely found a little gem of a lodge. Very unique and personal, three separate dwellings - we had the cabin for $60 per night, and was well worth more. Full kitchen equipment, two bathrooms, spacious rooms and veranda with amazing views into the forest. Perfect manager, more than helpful and went out...

1Thank kittykitchnvegan
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 14 April 2014

We stayed at Rainbow Valley lodge for 5 nights last month and felt as though we had found the best deal in Costa Rica. Our room had a B&B type feel, with a microwave, coffee maker and free Monteverde coffee, and mini fridge. The shower had great pressure and was hot. The room was very cozy, clean and cute, and...

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Carson City, Nevada
Reviewed 29 March 2014

We just got back from 3 AMAZING days in Monteverde. We stayed in the upstairs room at Rainbow Valley Lodge. The view from the enclosed balcony is INCREDIBLE! The view alone is worth staying here all by itself. The enclosed balcony has a kitchenette with a small fridge,coffee maker,microwave,and electric frying pan so you can prepare your own meals. We...

1Thank mhulkman
Reviewed 28 March 2014

Rainbow Valley lodge is a small place, with only one lower room, one upper room, and a kind of cabin. We stayed at the lower room, the cheapest one, for 2 nights. It had a good bed, a neat bathroom, ample space to unpack your luggage, a coffee maker with locally grown El Trapiche coffee, and a terrace. In other...

Thank Bartme
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 25 March 2014

Stayed here for first 3 nights of my 2 week stay in Costa Rica. I had originally booked another hotel that screwed up my reservation but to be honest with you I'm glad they did as I loved this place. 3 rooms total. We had the upper room with the beautiful sunroom/balcony. Amazing views from here. Christian and his wife...

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Melbourne, Florida
Reviewed 24 March 2014

Reasonably priced, this "lodge" is a collection of three cabinas, The upstairs room I stayed in has a great sunroom with kitchenette which looks out over the promised rainbow in the afternoon. Christian and his wife were very helpful in arranging guides and suggesting tours and hikes. I was spending a week of photography in the nearby preserve areas, so...

1Thank Stephen B
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Reviewed 13 March 2014 via mobile

We had a wonderful trip to Monteverde and the Rainbow Valley Lodge was a piece of that. The cabins were exactly as advertised: quaint, comfortable, and welcoming. We stayed for 2 nights and took the advise of Christian, Hazel, and Nicholas to guide our excursions. Thank you vary much for your help! We can't recommend this place more.

1Thank williabk
Reviewed 10 March 2014

Less a guest house and more 3 self contained cabins this is a great value lodge . We stayed for 3 nights finding the fully fitted kitchen a bonus in a well equipped cabin. The shower was the best of all the hotels we stayed in during our 21 day trip to Costa Rica . Christian the manager was a...

1Thank chris p
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 21 February 2014

My boyfriend and I had a great experience at the Rainbow Valley Lodge. We were traveling in Panama and Costa Rica for 2 weeks, and this was our favorite place that we stayed. I can't say enough good things about the manager, Christian and his wife who were so helpful throughout our stay. The price was very reasonable and is...

1Thank Kelli V

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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
  • Laundry Service
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: $76 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Cabin 5 is at higher elevation with great views”
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Dromomaniacs, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in the green cabin closest to the reception. Not all the cabins are renovated yet.”
Niina86, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room to the farmost left and down was perfect for privacy and great views”
nasslucy, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“E-mail Christian (owner) and he will suggest the best cabin for your party.”
AjayR602, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Book a cabin with an outdoor deck.”
676carolyns, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
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