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Our mission is to "exceed our guests' expectations of a Travelers Hotel by providing outstanding services and dependable information. We commit resources and time to preserving the values and traditions of our communities." Pure Life...Pure Hospitality.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Shuttle Bus Service
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Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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When travelling for a while it’s easy to pick holes in how a hostel is run but from arriving at Pension as a walk in we were incredibly impressed. The staff are knowledgeable, funny, friendly and take the time to sit down and go through options and information with you, they
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My friends and I stayed at Pensión Santa Elena in Feb 2019 and I was completely impressed. I have been to Costa Rica before but of course it has changed considerably- Costa Rica is now a global role model of sustainability and this hostel is as well. Besides minimising
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Nice people at the reception, good place to meet backpackers, very nice, clean and functional rooms with clean bath. Simple but all right breakfast. Many attractions in the area. Pension is literally in center of town.
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The staff was incredibly helpful and one of the best things about this hostel! It’s centrally located and the breakfast was great. We had our own private room with a bathroom which was no frills but the price reflected that. Highly recommend if you are a budget traveller. Pura
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People are lovely here. Room was too small for 2 people. Basically we slept in a tiny room (3 meters by 3 meters). I think with my standard this hotel is barely 2 stars. Bed was not comfy if you are more than 6 ft tall. i had difficulty sleeping. The only reason i am giving
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Bathroom Grand Srandard
Room No. P16
Room No. P16
Room No. P16
Exterior garden with outdoor seating
The breakfast was provided in the attached food spot Taco! Taco! When I was there, there was a choice of fruit with yoghurt and granola and toast or tacos with eggs. Both were reasonable. I am a vegetarian and so I had both on occasion. They have free coffee all day. As the other respondent said, the shuttle is not free, but I can't really imagine it would be as Santa Elena is way up in the mountains. A resort close to the airport could have a free shuttle theoretically, but I never saw any free shuttles really. There are plenty of transportation options for tours and activities. Sometimes the place that you get the tour will send transport or the kind folks at the pension can help arrange things for you.
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Donde keda. Den el numero de ☎
Pues keda prácticamente en el centro de Santa Elena, en la calle de detrás de la iglesia. En Google tiene este teléfono: +506 2645 5051, aunque no lo he encontrado en su web. Yo contacté con ellos por teléfono, así que me figure que lo encontré en Internet... no fue difícil. Debe ser ése... Espero haberte ayudado.
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"We had an upstairs room out the back which was lovely."
"Private room in the annex building"
"There are rooms in various price ranges."
"Great staff, price, breakfast ! Yard rooms quieter than main bldg."
"The rooms in the new wing are better, and the difference in price is a tiny one."
US$24 - US$54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasMonteverdeSanta Elena
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