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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Set a little way out of Santa Elena town, transport is ideally needed to get into town and restaurants, However this means it is quiet. Each separate cabin is well fitted out with kitchen facilities (no breakfast available), and has a great view across the valley. No A/C but not necessary in cooler mountain district. Christian is very helpful and...

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Oakville, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our very private cabin was situated on the side of a hill with spectacular views of the valley and the coast beyond that we could enjoy from our covered porch. The situation requires guests to carry their bags either uphill or downhill from their car, but they can perhaps help with this, if needed. Our room was very basic but...

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Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying in Herradura for 2 weeks. Not far from Jaco, which is a must see beach town also. We rented a Kia SUV during our stay and wanted to see Monteverde. Last minute my husband searched places to stay and we were fortunate to find an opening at Rainbow Valley Lodge. This opportunity was only due to a...

Thank Ronda A
Therwil, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my cousin stayed at the rainbow valley lodge for two nights. We could have stayed longer because this Lodge is so beautiful and the owner Christian does a really good job. We had an apartment with two bedrooms and a kitchen. The beds are very comfortable and also the bathroom and shower are great! The patio is very...

Thank jaacb
Purcellville, Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time. The view from the room is gorgeous and we enjoyed sleeping with the windows open. It does get very windy at night, but it never bothered us. The location is perfect. It's just outside of town, but very easily accessible.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed three nights here and Christian was extremely helpful and helped book tours and a shuttle service for us. The lodging is very clean and comfortable with a beautiful view of the valley. There is a choice of different sized cabins and I would recommend you book one with an outdoor deck to sit outside. You are only a...

Thank Carolyn S
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just spent 3 nights here and would highly recommend it if you are looking for clean and close to town accommodations. Unit 4 is the only unit with a TV, so you may want to consider this. Christian is a fabulous host and will look after all of your bookings. Laundry can also be done on site for a fee....

Thank Claire M
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lodge has a wonderful view over the valley and we couldn't have chosen a better lodge to appreciate the view and its wildlife. White faced monkeys came right up to the glass window of the balcony to greet us. We were warned by the host Christian that it would be windy so there was nothing to worry about.

Thank EileenVeronicaT
Missoula, Montana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love what Cristian has done with this place. He is very kind, attentive, knowledgeable and welcoming. His passion for the lodge and nature in Monteverde are contagious. Very quiet place with a breathtaking view of the forest

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Fareham, UK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful setting, short drive to Santa Elena. Clean comfortable and spacious. Christian is very helpful and a nice guy. Downside, no fault of the lodge is that it blows a bit in Monteverde and we caught it on a bad few days. The wind took your breath away.

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rainbow Valley Lodge Monteverde is close to the town of Santa Elena, about 15 minutes walking or 3 minutes in a vehicle. With only eight rooms and no neighbors close by you can enjoy peace and quiet in a forest setting. We have Wi-Fi signal in all rooms. Clean rooms with hot water, possible chance to see animals right outside the rooms and owner help with guides and activities. All rooms have coffeemaker and Monteverde coffee plus small refrigerator. Parking near the rooms. Prices compare very favorably to other accommodations in Monteverde. We are not 5 star so please do not expect total luxury! We hope to see you here! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rainbow Valley Lodge

Address: 200 meters south of A y A, Santa Elena 5240, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range: ₹ 3,690 - ₹ 7,649 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Rainbow Valley Hotel Santa Elena
Rainbow Valley Lodge Monteverde, Costa Rica - Santa Elena
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“Book a cabin with an outdoor deck.”
 of 5 bubbles 676carolyns, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The owner himself says it is not 5 star so don't expect it to be but his helpfulness makes up for any lack of luxury.”
 of 5 bubbles EileenVeronicaT, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had all kitchen amenities and enjoyed staying in and taking in the view.”
 of 5 bubbles balchiksasho, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“2nd floor #1 has the best view, suitable for a couple”
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 of 5 bubbles Sande24, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had the family room with terrace”
 of 5 bubbles leclercqeric, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
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