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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 4 January 2016

This place is a 10 minute rough drive from town. We loved the room, it's absolutely beautiful, bed was huge and lots of storage area to keep the room tidy. There are several short walks you can do inside the property, and they offer their own zipline and night tour. Restaurant was great and service was exceptional (thanks Gustavo)! Also...

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Oscar M, Public Relations Manager at Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're glad you had a great experience at our hotel and we're sorry to hear that your tours experience was not the same way. These are local tours so we have no control over pickup times or anything like that. We'll make sure to let our vendors know about this so they can improve their...

North Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 1 January 2016

We had a delightful visit to this lodge. Very helpful staff including Diana at the front desk and Gustavo in the restaurant. Beautiful views of the garden, forest and sunset. Feeders are set up and you can get awesome photographs of the hummingbirds. We enjoyed the quiet walks along the nature trails. This is a real bonus as some of...

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Oscar M, Public Relations Manager at Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we're glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at Cloud Forest Lodge. It's all part of an unique encounter with nature that gives you the opportunity to experience the cloud forest at its best. We're happy when we see satisfied guest with our rooms, food and services. Come back soon!

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

This is a lovely lodge set high in the cloud forest. There is not a bad view anywhere on the property. The staff take great care of the grounds. There are several magnificent hiking trails to enjoy - on the property. They have the original zip line (in the world) on their property, and a great night tour. The restaurant...

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Oscar M, Public Relations Manager at Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we're glad you had the chance to experience an authentic nature encounter and get the most out of our nature and adventure experiences.

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 17 December 2015

It’s been almost a week since we got back from our trip and we’re still reeling over this delightful lodge. Everything about this place is perfect—from their sweeping mountain views to their delicious breakfasts and eco-friendly efforts. I think there were about 10 cabanas that are perched on the mountaintop property, and while we certainly had a beautiful view from...

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Oscar M, Public Relations Manager at Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, you have no idea how great it make us feel when we hear things like this, it means our efforts are worth and we provide unique and unforgettable experiences. Make sure you come back sometime.

Laguna Niguel, California
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Great location, sort of a "mountain retreat". Cabins were nice sized and views of the forest are outstanding. Wilberth, Gerente General, was extremely helpful as were all the other employees. The restaurant utilizes local produce and meat which results in great meals. View from the restaurant is unbelievable. Various hiking trails are available for nature walks. Drive to the area...

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Oscar M, Public Relations Manager at Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, we try to provide a real nature encounter starting with how you get to our lodge and what you get to experience while you're there. Our staff knows how important our guests are for us and that's why we offer personal and friendly customer service.

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 16 December 2015

My family and I spent 2 nights at this lodge situated in the Monteverde Cloud Forest. The room was spacious and clean. We ate a few meals at the restaurant and the food was very good. The hotel staff were friendly and helpful.

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Oscar M, Public Relations Manager at Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, our Motmot Restaurant offers the chance to delight yourself with a delicious and carefully prepared selection of Costarican-style dishes from our restaurant. We hope you got a taste of our home made Granola and Bread.

Elizabeth, Colorado
Reviewed 13 December 2015

The Cloud Forest Lodge is set up the hill from the town of Monteverde right alongside the cloud forest reserve. The lodge consists of a dozen or so duplex units on beautifully kept grounds. There's activities nearby, a shuttle stop right in front of the lodge (which is at the end of the road) and a couple trails that take...

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Oscar M, Public Relations Manager at Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for this review, we're glad you liked our hotel, staying in the middle of a cloud forest is quite a unique experience and we hope you got to experience nature like never before.

Redlands, California
Reviewed 8 December 2015

We stayed in a duplex-style cabin (B1) for four days five nights at the beginning of the "dry "season, arriving November 29th, leaving December 4th. Great weather, although sometimes very windy at night- inside the cabin, the sound of the wind was similar to the surf at the beach, relaxing. I emailed the Lodge about a month in advance to...

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Oscar M, Public Relations Manager at Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for such a great and detailed review. We're so happy that you had a great experience staying at Cloud Forest Lodge. We would be more than glad to have you back again when you're in Monteverde.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

Stayed here as a couple for three nights in a wooden cabin and loved it. So much wildlife on the doorstep, beautiful spot for hummingbird watching and the most glorious sunsets from the bar. The lodge have their own nature trails to explore too which is great for bird spotting. The food was delicious and a lot of it homegrown...

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Oscar M, Public Relations Manager at Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge, responded to this review

We're so happy you had such a great experience staying at our hotel, we love when our customers get an authentic nature encounter, we hope you got some nice pictures with the little fellows at your doorstep. Thanks for taking the time to review and we hope to see you again soon.

London
Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

If we could rate this 3.5 rather than 4 we would - it's good but not very good in our opinion. The lodges are a 5 minute taxi from Santa Elena (costs $6). You could walk it but it's a steep unpaved winding road. Our lodge was large, clean and sparsely furnished. The walls and high ceiling clad with dark...

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Oscar M, Public Relations Manager at Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, despite the little things you mentioned, which we appreciate you telling us, it seems you had a good experience staying at our hotel. We focus on the experience of staying in a very cozy cabin just in the middle of a cloud forest we're you can encounter nature, that's what Monteverde is all about.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Your one-stop location at Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge offers 72 acres of primary and secondary forest, canopy tour, over 3 miles of private trails and more than 180 species of birds in a quiet and wonderful place. Our beautiful gardens and bungalow-style bedrooms make a great place to relax, rest and enjoy nature. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge

Address: PO Box 531-1000 | northern Tilaran Mountain Range, Monteverde, Santa Elena 232-5150, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range: ₹ 6,743 - ₹ 10,672 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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