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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely 3 night stay at Orquideas. Amazing views, wonderful breakfasts, coatis, and great hospitality. Room was clean and nicely furnished Close to town and easy access to nature. Great start to our costa rica vacation.

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Thanks for your review. It was a pleasure having you in our place. I enjoy very much our conversations and I learned a lot from your comments. Nidia

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 18 January 2016

We stayed for three nights with our two young boys. The staff were very friendly and very helpful. Very helpful in offering suggestions about places and sites but not pushy at all. The owners take pride in their hotel and it shows- the place is very clean and the grounds are very well kept- the place felt like home. Great...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We arrived late at night and the owner met us in the reception giving us all the important information to make our stay in Monteverde great. You can book all your attractions with the hotel. The owner of the hotel is very friends and helpful and always around to help you. The breakfast is perfect, its fresh and homemade. My...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 31 December 2015

The hotel is clean with rooms that are slightly small but have everything you need. Breakfast was very good every day. Nidia was very friendly and welcoming. She was very helpful in getting us oriented to available activities in the area and available to help set things up for us. The hot water ran a bit short in the shower...

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Bellingham, Washington
Reviewed 29 December 2015

Well-situated little hotel a two minute walk from the downtown/restaurant hub for all of Monteverde and Saint Elena. About nine rooms, and those closer to the street will experience some noise in daytime but after dark, most traffic in or out of town pretty much stops. And this quaint and comfy little hotel is on the road in/out. I'm surprised...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

This 'hotel' has a few rooms, so not large. It is super clean, and provides breakfast for guests. The breakfast is of good quality, served cheerfully, and there was variation from day to day. We had Eggs/Toast/Plantains one day, then Eggs/Sausage/Waffles the next, etc. Each day a medium serving of fresh fruit accompanied breakfast. The rooms here are not huge,...

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Bellevue, Washington
Reviewed 23 December 2015

This was our favorite hotel of the three we visited in our trip. From the outside it looks very modest, but inside it is modern, clean, and very comfortable. It is a 5-10 minute walk to the restaurants and amenities of Santa Elena, a compact but convenient and complete base for restaurants, stores, banks, and other services. The hotel is...

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Eislingen, Germany
Reviewed 23 December 2015

I have to be honest from the beginning before i tell you the many good parts about this place: If you aren't a heavy sleeper or you don't have earplugs with you, then don't stay here because the walls that separate the rooms are thin as paper and you can literally hear EVERY SINGLE WORD your neighbours are saying. This...

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Germany
Reviewed 11 December 2015

The hotel is run by a very nice family, very friendly and always in a good mood. The breakfast is served with fruits and meanwhile you can watch coatis and monkeys outside. The rooms are clean and you get fresh towels every day.

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Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

The hotel is clean and nicely decorated as a wood cabin and has some great views over the forest and valley. We also got to see some local wildlife as monkeys and raccoons came to the hotel while we were having breakfast one morning. It is situated just outside the village of Santa Elena, and is a 5-10 min walk...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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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