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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Only rating 1 as unable to rate a minus. To get to most accommodation you have to walk up a steep hill. Bus is suppose to be able to take you from accommodation to bottom of hill and back, but not always available. And if it is you will have to wait for it. It stops at 10.00 each night....

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had rooms at the top (5##) which gave magnificent views of rainbows arcing over Santa Elena but the path down to the sparse breakfast was so slippery as to be dangerous. One cracked wrist and no medical services to check for a fracture did not help the tour. On the wildlife side, it was amazing for a sun bittern...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a strange place and we were glad to leave. The accommodation consists of rooms in chalet-style blocks built on the side of a steep hillside. Such is the steepness that the hotel offers free shuttle service between the rooms and reception. Superficially it looks very attractive but our experience was cold and cheerless, So avoid room 407. The room...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading previous reviews I was a bit nervous about staying here, but it's perfectly fine. Weirdest rooms I've ever stayed in-huge and very brown but kept nice & clean with lovely linen Breakfast not great but adequate. Long way out of town but made up for by the views which are stunning

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Thank Shirley F
Fallston, Maryland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading the reviews here, I was very nervous to stay at this hotel, which was part of a tour package. First the good points:. Rooms and bathrooms are very large with plenty of closet space and a medicine cabinet in which to store your items. The grounds are nice and have a "lodge" feeling. The included breakfast was very...

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having read previous reviews, we were not looking forward to 2 nights in this hotel. However, our room was in the 200s so not too much of a climb! The beds were clean and comfortable although the pillows were very lumpy. Room huge. Coffee machine with coffee. No aircon or heating and it was very cold (in January). Bathroom also...

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Lakeland, Florida
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Our family of 4 was booked this hotel as part of an itinerary package. Location in town was nice. Hotel itself is very lacking. The grounds layout is terrible. The front desk and dining area is in a separate building which is a long distance (approx. 100 yards) from closest main lodging. The walk is a steep decline/ incline to...

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2Thank Jodi M
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

This was the worst hotel we stayed at on our tour of Costa Rica. The bedrooms are huge, I suppose they have to be cause the beds are massive! The bathroom was small, with nowhere to put your stuff and while under a hot shower it suddenly went to cold !! The meals were edible, but to get to them...

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2Thank Barry B
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We stayed here for two nights as part of a tour of Costa Rica. We were in the best lodges at the top with fantastic views. Those in lodges below us would have had no view. The rooms are huge with decent bathrooms, There is no air con, but to be honest it was quite chilly anyway. We had no...

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2Thank Maureen C
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The layout of this hotel is very interesting. We had a room in the 500's, which required us to drive up this huge hill to get there. The map provided at front desk was useless. No roads or landmarks. We had to walk to the room, and then backtrack on foot in order to find the road that takes you...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Heliconia is located on a stunning 6 acre property and is surrounded by lush, beautiful and tropical rain forest, where you can see and find hundreds of exotic birds and animals. The lodge offers a one of a kind panoramic view of Monteverde and the surrounding area. Hotel Heliconia has been decorated with a fine wood finish, all contributing to the home like ambiance. Here you will find a finely decorated restaurant and bar featuring an international menu, amazing walking trails and numerous jacuzzis found around the property that can fit 2 to 5 people- great for a romantic night for two, or a few drinks with friends. All rooms come with all the amenities like flat screen tv with cable, beautiful spacious bathrooms, fresh towels, coffee maker and balconies with sitting area. All contributing to make your stay at Hotel Holiconia a very comfortable and memorable one. Whether you are looking to relax or be active, Hotel Heliconia has something for everyone. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Heliconia Hotel

Address: Cerro Plano | Frente a la Escuela Rafael Arguedas, 10921-1000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
Price Range: ₹ 6,318 - ₹ 10,014 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Heliconia Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 46
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“high numbers = high views, but teacherous walk to breakfast when wet”
  • Vast
  • Coati tunneling for grubs
  • Clouds rolling off to the Nicoya Gulf
  • Iris' arc above Santa Elena
 of 5 bubbles FriskyG, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Avoid 407. 401 and 402 have better positions and get the sun.”
 of 5 bubbles RobertH75, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go for the rooms 500+ as it is at the top of the hill, but shuttle takes you to and fro”
  • Gorgeous views from the balcony
 of 5 bubbles shirleyf413, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the 1 or 2 hundreds.”
 of 5 bubbles DonnaW272, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't go higher than the 200s.”
 of 5 bubbles suzanneb450, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
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