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Al Sureste Banco Nacional en El Corazon de Santa Elena 250 m Contiguo de Banco Nacional, Santa Elena 5655 Costa Rica
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#5 of 53 Speciality lodging in Santa Elena
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Our mission is to "exceed our guests' expectations of a Travelers Hotel by providing outstanding services and dependable information. We commit resources and time to preserving the values and traditions of our communities." Pure Life...Pure Hospitality.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Board games / puzzles
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Shuttle bus service
Non-smoking hotel
Taxi service
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Clothes rack
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, German


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Grade: 92 out of 100
55Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
6Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Nadj wrote a review May 2019
Vancouver, Canada657 contributions92 helpful votes
Perfect location in the center of town. Rooms are cute and small but have all you need. Walls and windows are thin, but a pair of earplugs and you should be fine. The bed was a little uncomfortable, but overall still good. The host was very friendly and helped us book tours and transfers. Breakfast was yummy.
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Date of stay: May 2019
smnzau wrote a review Apr 2019
Melbourne, Australia10 contributions1 helpful vote
Right in the center of Monteverde so you can walk to all cafes and bars. All tours and experiences include free hotel pickup so that is all covered. Great authentic breakfast included (breakfast tacos!) and an easy place to meet people. Rooms simple but clean. Best to bring eye mask as rooms not that dark.
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Date of stay: April 2019
Ralph L wrote a review Mar 2019
Curaçao13 contributions4 helpful votes
Pension Santa Elena is located in the heart of the village, close to the parks where you can do a lot of activities. During our 3 nights-stay in Santa Elena/Monteverde we had a luxury room of the pension. The rooms are small and if your neighbours are making a lot of noise, you will definately hear that. But for us it was okay. The shower is super, the staff is very very friendly, the breakfast is good and the location is ideal!
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Date of stay: March 2019
MeKeWe wrote a review Mar 2019
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Ya'll, I've stayed at really fancy hotels that cost a small fortune that weren't any better than this place. We got a private room and Pension Santa Elena for two nights and were really, incredibly pleased with our stay. This place is incredibly comfortable and spacious. The staff are helpful, the location is perfect, and the breakfasts were delicious. This place is a bargain! I can't recommend it enough.
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Date of stay: March 2019
NicoleI21 wrote a review Mar 2019
London22 contributions11 helpful votes
When travelling for a while it’s easy to pick holes in how a hostel is run but from arriving at Pension as a walk in we were incredibly impressed. The staff are knowledgeable, funny, friendly and take the time to sit down and go through options and information with you, they don’t come across as reception staff at all. The breakfast is great and the location is very central, perfect for those without a car (parking is available if you do have a car). Nice powerful and hot showers too which was a welcomed change. Comfortable and clean room. Highly recommended, thanks for all your help!
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Date of stay: March 2019
US$29 - US$42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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