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Pension Santa Elena

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Bend, Oregon
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I can't say enough about the hosts. They are available throughout the day helping you out with every part of your trip, no matter where you are heading. I've never seen service like this at a 5-star hotel, and they are not doing it for commissions! They are helping to make sure you have a great time. The hostel is...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

As a group of 7 friends we stayed 3 nights in the Pension and absolutely loved it. Definitely exceed the expectations you can have of a backpacker hotel. All the place is very clean and comfy (rooms, bed sheets, shared showers and toilets, kitchen, lounge), staff has always been friendly, available, helpful and guests very respectful of each others. Free...

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

What an amazing place it's a real backpacker hostel. All the receptionists without exception are friendly and helpful right from the minute we stepped in asking if they'd got a room. Our private room with a bathroom was spacious clean with everything we needed and plenty of hot water for a shower. The hostel is well placed for walking into...

Thank Ba8ydriver
Paris, France
Reviewed 11 February 2017

The fully equipped bedrooms in the second (newer) building are really comfortable at a reasonable rate. Shared facilities enable everyone travelling on a budget to prepare and even to cook one's own meals The staff is incredibly helpful and offers plenty of information and advice about anything in the area of Monteverde and Santa Elena.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

This is the sort of area and accommodation that make one want to stay and stay and stay. Lovely, helpful people - especially Diego and Henry who always made time to help and answer queries, and to have a chat. The facilities were great - pleasant garden, good indoor seating area, decent breakfast and discounted food just next door. Not...

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pension Santa Elena

Address: Al Sureste Banco Nacional en El Corazon de Santa Elena 250 m, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range: £20 - £36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Pension Santa Elena 2.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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Pension Santa Elena Monteverde, Costa Rica
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“A room out the back would be away from the often noisy road.”
Philimp, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Chose the rooms with balcony, on the second floor. It has nice resting areas.”
673baharb, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you don't get room P16”
NicholasM656, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“no complaints about any of the rooms available”
CindyBrisVegas, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Different price points with different amenities. You make the choice. I had the advantage of looking because I just showed up one morning.”
  • Exterior garden with outdoor seating
  • View from the hammock near my room
  • Detail of bottle design
  • My room with bottle glass design
Anya3113, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
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