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Hotel Las Orquideas

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 17 May 2016

This was exactly the type of place I was looking to stay at. Very homey, incredibly nice staff, & gorgeous view off of the balcony including animals that would come right up to you and you could feed. Very much enjoyed this B&B.

Thank jennajehowski
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 May 2016

I would call this a B&B rather than a hotel. It has 4 or 5 rooms opening directly onto a breakfast area, kitchen and check-in desk. Our room was small and ‘rustic’ with no frills – a double bed and just enough room to walk around it. The room was clean and the shower was hot with good water pressure....

1Thank Backberner
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This was our second stay at Las Orquideas. The experience was every bit as good as our first great stay. The clean, quiet hotel is really more of a bed and breakfast, as Nidea and her husband live on site. Nidea is a treasure trove of information about local sights, tours, guides, etc. Rooms have updated, clean private bathrooms. It's...

Thank Mark S
Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed 3 April 2016

The rooms and grounds are really nice and exotic. Staff are really friendly and accommodating. Rooms include a bar fridge and TV. The grounds are quite scenic and include a pool and jaccuzi. The only negative experience I had here was finding a cockroach running across my pillow. The wifi connection was also not showing up on my phone in...

Thank canadianshann0n
Cristian Z, Reservations manager at Hotel Las Orquideas, responded to this review

Good morning! After reading your review I must ask if you haven't confused our hotel, Las Orquideas in Monteverde with another establishment. The main reason that I ask this is that you mention we offer a pool and jacuzzi and that the rooms all have TVs... all 3 of these statements are false! We do not have a pool, nor...

Reviewed 28 March 2016

Stayed here in Nov 2014. We really enjoyed our stay here. The rooms were comfy and breakfast very filling. The daily visits from the coati's and monkeys were amusing to watch from the kitchen area. Good value while in the area. Nidia was very helpful with local information and history.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We had a great stay at Hotel Las Orquideas. Nidea, the owner lives in the hotel and is warm and extremely helpful. She booked us many different tours, including zip lining! The breakfasts at the hotel are delicious and the rooms are large and comfortable. We will look forward to staying with Nidia again when we return to visit the...

Thank ninasa444
Reviewed 29 February 2016

This was the best hotel experience of my trip to Costa Rica. Nidia was very helpful in planning our activities during the 3 days my husband and I were in the Monteverde area. She booked several tours for us, and even changed our reservations when we were delayed in arriving due to weather. A hearty breakfast is included, with a...

Thank Annette H
Nidia O, Owner at Hotel Las Orquideas, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your comments about our place. We sure enjoy your visit. It was my pleasure to help you with all the activities you wanted to do. Please come back. Many blessings from all of us. Nidia

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Management: 5/5 Nidia is great! We had to cancel two of our three days last minute due to an illness and she was very accommodating. She even refunded the days, even though it was last minute. She was very nice when we did check in. She also helped us book some things while we were here and seemed very willing...

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Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

The rooms were basic, breakfast ok, standard one, not far from restaurants and shops in case you have no car. - very thin walls so you can hear neighbor conversations. Rooms are close to lobby area so you can hear all the noise from kitchen, reception or breakfast area. I wouldn't recomand this hotel to those looking to sleep well...

Thank emaamai
Center Valley, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 5 February 2016

The staff was wonderful, clean and comfortable rooms. Breakfast was delicious. Reception helped make recommendations. Just outside of the busy town so it was quiet at night but close enough to feel the energy of town. Great start to our vacation.

1Thank JessicaL2012

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Las Orquideas is owned and operated by a local Tico family that lived in U.S. for 29 years. We are located at the entrance of the Monteverde area, only 300 meters from the small town of Santa Elena, the commercial center of Monteverde, as you drive in from the Pan-American Highway. Here you will find unique, breathtaking views of the local waterfalls right out back with a private trail. The Tilaran mountain range where both, the Santa Elena and Monteverde Cloud Forest reserves are located, the Ecological Sanctuary, the San Luis Valley and the spectacular Gulf of Nicoya, all at one location. All rooms equipped with large windows to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Monteverde and the surrounding areas. We have two styles of rooms, rustic and modern. Beds are outfitted with therapeutic mattresses and hypo-allergenic sheets and comforters. Breakfasts are prepared and served right before your eyes. Come and visit us and feel like being on vacation in the comfort of your own home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Las Orquideas

Address: | 300 meters south of Santa Elena, frente a la Caballeriza el Rodeo, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range: ₹ 4,778 - ₹ 7,373 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Las Orquideas 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Las Orquideas Santa Elena
Las Orquideas Hotel Santa Elena
Hotel Las Orquideas Monteverde, Costa Rica - Santa Elena
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“Ask for a room with a view of the valley”
 of 5 bubbles Backberner, 1 May 2016 | Read review
“We had an end unit which felt like a large suite with 2 rooms. Parked car outside door.”
 of 5 bubbles JessicaL2012, 4 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Wifi in main house only.”
 of 5 bubbles msilverbeemer, 6 Sep 2015 | Read review
“White-faced monkeys visit in the trees outside the kitchen and there's a lovely lookout over the valley at the back of the hotel.”
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 of 5 bubbles Miguet, 7 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Rooms at rear backing onto valley are nice. We could look out the window and see the visiting pizote”
 of 5 bubbles lorimF2535RN, 13 May 2015 | Read review
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