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    Monteverde Backpackers

    75 Meters From Supercompro | 75 meters Southwest of the main supermarket, Santa Elena 1000, Costa Rica
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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      2 adults
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          Overview
          • Excellent56%
          • Very good29%
          • Average7%
          • Poor4%
          • Terrible4%
          Travellers talk about
          “bed dorm” (8 reviews)
          “the kitchen” (16 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Kitchenette
          Multilingual Staff
          Laundry Service
          Pool
          2.0 Star Hotel
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          Pension Santa Elena
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          1 - 5 of 147 reviews

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          Grate place! Staff is really friendly and helpful, can book all the tours and activities right there. Market and downtown around the corner. Only 5 minute walk from bus station. Always full of people. Rooms and bathrooms are really clean, breakfast offered is super. Definitely...More

          Thank sofiuruguay
          Reviewed 24 April 2017

          Small hostel just on the edge of Santa Elena. The guy working at the front desk when I visited (Emel) asked me about my tours when I came back in and I thought he must just be another traveler because he was so casual and...More

          Thank Simona V
          Reviewed 18 April 2017

          Alonzo and Emel were very friendly and helpful! They were definitely what made my trip in Monteverde that much better. We hung out like friends and they provided a lot of information with regards to tour, and are knowledgeable of Monteverde and its nature. Room...More

          Thank Tiffany L
          Reviewed 2 March 2017

          This was my favorite hostel in all of Costa Rica, simply because the staff was super friendly and helpful. The beds were comfortable enough, it was great that our dorm had two bathrooms to use. But the staff made the experience great. A few highlights:...More

          Thank pickphlow
          Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

          Pros: Relaxing cabin style accomodation in the heart of Monteverde. Local, knowledgable and friendly front desk staff. They had such helpful suggestions and seemed passionate about sharing their town with guests. Cons: The manager gave away my bed!!! I booked a month and a half...More

          Thank morgankarly
          Response from Alonso C, Gerente at Monteverde BackpackersResponded 2 March 2017

          Hi, Thanks for staying with us. We always ask for arrive time and also let eveyone knows that if they see that they will be arriving later than the arrive time that they gave us, to email us so we do not give the beds...More

          Pension Santa Elena
          686 reviews
          #4 of 33 Speciality lodging in Santa Elena
           
          Santa Elena Hostel Resort
          120 reviews
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          Camino Verde Bed & Breakfast Monteverde
          995 reviews
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          Cabinas El Pueblo Bed & Breakfast
          379 reviews
          #4 of 14 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Santa Elena
           
          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Breakfast included
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Breakfast included
          • Free Parking
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 22 - US$ 35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 6
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          • Location
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          • Province of Puntarenas >
          • Monteverde >
          • Santa Elena
          • Also Known As
          • Monteverde Backpackers Costa Rica - Santa Elena
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          MeghanT123
          Does anyone know of a contact email for this hostel?
          3 July 2015|
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          Response from Molly F | Reviewed this property |
          There phone doesn't accept international calls - best way would be to book through hostel bookers or when you get there
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          "Only dorms, no private rooms."
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          "On the second floor, the rain is louder."
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          "Rooms upstairs seem nicer but all have en-suite bathrooms even dorms"
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          "There are only a few private rooms, and they are upstairs. It was busy when we were there, but we slept very..."
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