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    Pension Santa Elena

    Al Sureste Banco Nacional en El Corazon de Santa Elena 250 m, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
    011 506 2645 5051
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    Overview
    • Excellent64%
    • Very good29%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “taco taco” (73 reviews)
    “private room” (49 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
    Accessible rooms
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    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 519 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Beautiful room. My own bathroom with hot water!!! Great price! Comfortable bed with good pillows. Good location and great friendly helpful staff! Breakfast included. Nice common area with tables and couches.

    Thank R1318CDdanb
    Property's Favourite Review
    Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

    Really happening hostel (but quiet enough after 10pm) with lots of fantastic & friendly information. We took a guided tour of the Curi-cancha reserve with Ronald & saw quetzals & a toucan. Amazing. The night tour was also really good (although slightly bigger groups of...More

    Thank Nbags
    Reviewed 1 October 2017

    Hostel located in front of the street which cause bit noisy. rooms equipped with bathroom are simple but comfortable and clean. staff helpfull. we used the kitchen to make the dinner since monteverde does not offer a really huge restaurant choice and what you find...More

    Thank Davide F
    Reviewed 12 September 2017

    We loved this place. We took a private room with a bathroom. It was big and clean. There's a nice common kitchen. The hosts are very kind and helpful. The free coffee they serve all day long is very great :) There was so much...More

    Thank Charles D
    Reviewed 10 September 2017

    I stayed in a room with private bathroom and breakfast for U$S 23-25. Staff was friendly and willing to answer my questions, to advise me and to solve any problems. I hired two trips through the pension, they were both great.

    Thank Eva950
    Monteverde Inn
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 26 - US$ 42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 40
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Monteverde >
    • Santa Elena
    • Also Known As
    • Pension Santa Elena Hotel Santa Elena ,
    • Pension Santa Elena Monteverde, Costa Rica
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    Room & Suite (39)
    Dining (6)
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    Karen R
    7 October 2016|
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    Response from Ethan B | Reviewed this property |
    The breakfast was provided in the attached food spot Taco! Taco! When I was there, there was a choice of fruit with yoghurt and granola and toast or tacos with eggs. Both were reasonable. I am a vegetarian and so I had... More
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    "The rooms in the new wing are better, and the difference in price is a tiny one."
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    "H10 was a great room."
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    "Avoid being near to the road."
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    "Don't take room P16"
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