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Arco Iris Lodge

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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...

1Thank gbogaart
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...

1Thank clk1217
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...

3Thank Mizzou_Engineer
Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We stayed here for two nights and were glad we chose this lodge. The property is secluded and beautifully landscaped. Rooms are large and clean, with a nice porch to sit outside and listen to the jungle sounds. We also had a great view of the fireworks display for the Christmas festival that was happening while we were there, amazing!...

1Thank Romey822
Humboldt Co. CA
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Located very conveniently near the center of town but on grounds that are private and quiet this is a very friendly and comfortable lodge. The staff was very helpful and efficient. Rooms were comfortable with all amenities. You will find no air conditioning or heat but these things aren't needed in this climate. Good wifi, tv and we were told...

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Eastchester, New York
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Arco Iris is a very charming rustic eco-resort w/ great location right on the edge of the cool relaxed back packer town of Santa Elena. Even though it is only about 100 meters from the town once inside the resort you are in your own quiet relaxing little tropical oasis. My wife and 4 kids and I stayed here to...

3Thank TravelustNYC
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We stayed here for a couple of nights. Our cabin was ideal with two bedrooms, a bathroom and a sitting area. It was very clean and comfortable. The grounds are lovely with sun loungers and swinging chairs. The buffet breakfasts were brilliant and much more varied than other places we stayed. Staff were always helpful: arranged transport for us and...

1Thank hathorN21
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful quiet cluster of modern cabins and side by side duplexes on the edge of town. Walking access to several decent restaurants and the downtown of Santa Helena. Good place to base for Monteverde although you still have a 10k rough road to visit the national park. The breakfasts are outstanding with the best fresh pineapple I've...

1Thank wildchough
Miami, Florida
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We have stayed at the Arco Iris twice, our most recent stay in August 2016. The rooms at the Arco Iris are comfortable, very well maintained, and extremely clean. We had plenty of hot water for showers each night we were there, which is not always the case in Costa Rica hotels. But the best part of staying at the...

1Thank Mike M
New York City, New York
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Very much enjoyed our stay at this hotel. We had a cabin with a queen and twin bed. The room was well organized and clean. Our cabin was just across from reception, which I was really grateful for as soon as I learned how hilly the property (and Santa Elena, generally) are! If you walk out to the end of...

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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
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: ₹ 3,273 - ₹ 6,545 (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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“Quietest rooms are farthest from road.”
 of 5 bubbles poortiny, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Standard room had a double and single bed. Windows open for fresh mountain air.”
 of 5 bubbles RichardM379, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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