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Kensington, Maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to visit Monteverde on our second trip to Costa Rica, but many reviews of the places to stay mentioned bugs and unclean quarters. Arco Iris Lodge is the direct opposite. It was very clean and very different from most places. We loved the all wood look and from a location standpoint, it was tucked behind the streets of...

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booking to stay here was a dream, always really helpful and responsive emails. Arrived to a super friendly reception, a clean room (which had the best shower I've had in Costa Rica!) and directions to places to eat (all delicious). First full day and had breakfast at the lodge. Excellent value, lots of choice and tasty local products (many grown...

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1Thank Deb2010orah
Barcelona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent two nights with our two kids, in this charming and well managed hotel. We arrived very late at night and the guard received us very kindly. We were positively surprised by the well presented and assorted breakfast. With a perfect view of the sweet squirrels playing on the big and beautiful guayaba tree just in front of the...

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1Thank Gab J
New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arco Iris lodge in Monteverde is a great place for tourists. It is a family friendly place. The rooms are AWESOME! There breakfast is included and the grounds are so fun to explore! They are fantastic about scheduling your day.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are 5 of us in this trip ( parents and 3 sons:18,21,23). Our cabin is perfect for us. Our sons are in the common area with beds for each of them while we have a comfortable bedroom. There are 1 1/2 baths and GREAT showers. There is a kitchenette which simplifies food issues. We can pack a picnic for...

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Durham, New Hampshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of four adults and two children stayed for three nights at the "vacation house", which is about a 10-minute drive out of town from the hotel. The hotel itself is very centrally located -- near the bookstore and a great walk-up taco stand -- while the house isn't within walking distance of much other than a bakery and...

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Thank Eva L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

From the time we first contacted Arco Iris, they were beyond helpful - finding us a shuttle from the airport, recommending local restaurants once we were there and helping to book a nature walk with a local guide when we wanted to see some more animals. The hotel itself is beautiful and beyond peaceful - the hanging hammock chairs were...

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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 13 December 2016

This place is so close to everything. Parking is ample. It has beautiful fruit trees all around that I picked fresh grapefruit from. There is a great filling breakfast: one of the few places that are open for those who want to start off early. The staff are even willing to microwave your leftover foods for you . |be sure...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 13 December 2016

The Arco Iris Lodge property is beautiful! The staff was so helpful from the start. They answered emails quickly and were easy to reach by phone too. In addition to accommodations, they helped us book a shuttle and a fantastic tour with a local guide we wouldn't have found otherwise. During our trip we got to check out a few...

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Amite, Louisiana
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Arco Iris Lodge is located right on the main triangle of downtown Santa Elena, but is at the end of a short lane that puts it comfortably away from the city atmosphere (except for occasional city noise). The rustic lodges are on a hillside with only a mountain behind. Even though you are very near downtown, you have the feeling...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Arco Iris Lodge

Address: Santa Elena de Monteverde, Santa Elena 5655, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range: ₹ 3,413 - ₹ 6,826 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Arco Iris Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 19
Also Known As:
Arco Iris Hotel Santa Elena
Arco Iris Lodge Monteverde, Costa Rica - Santa Elena
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“choose upper cabins if you don't want to hear footsteps”
 of 5 bubbles gbogaart, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Some of the lodges have floors. The view is better from the upper floors.”
 of 5 bubbles Mizzou_Engineer, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The rooms further up the hill near the reception looked nicest, more secluded.”
 of 5 bubbles abK3530RB, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“They all appeared to be lovely. If you're concerned about noise from town or the hostel down below, might ask for one further up the hill.”
 of 5 bubbles P-and-J-Travel, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Great price for location and charm!”
 of 5 bubbles Annette2369, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
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