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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!
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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Excellent experience, the staff was very kind and helped us organizing some tours in the area. The room was big, cozy and with a great view, the only noise in the night was made by the wind, which can get strong in this area of Costa Rica. The city centre is at walking distance.
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Highly recommend this place! So comfy and cute! The wooden rooms make it feel like home and the staff is so friendly and accommodating. Such an amazing place! The banana bread in the morning is delicious and made fresh everyday! Great people and great place! Will come back again!
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Wonderful 3 nights here. Christian the owner was exceptionally helpful and gave excellent recommendations on restaurants and activities. Christian also gave us a lift into town and helped us arrange transport trips and in addition helped us secure cheaper transfer to our next
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Spent four nights here, and with the valuable knowledge and experience of Christian, we had an amazing stay with activities organised through the hotel. Close proximity to town center, yet felt as if we were secluded and perched above rainbow valley. Tip for European travelers,
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Rainbow Valley Lodge is outside Santa Elena, a 17 minute walk to town (We're experienced walkers) along a road which is partially paralleled by a sidewalk. The setting is fantastic, with views down a valley towards Puntarenas and the Pacific. Room security is good, with a
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Hello! Do the chalets have air conditioning? Will we need air conditioning?
Hello Sleepy832! The accomodation is simple without AC, but very spacious and comfortable.The cool air at this elevation was plenty cool to not need an AC, but if you cant live without, then stay somewhere else. I was there in mid-August.
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Yes, mine did.
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How many rooms at Rainbow Lodge?
Hi Maria. Not sure. It’s sort of separate cabins overlooking the valley. Couldn’t be more than 8 or 10 I wouldn’t think
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Its around 4 hours from San Jose to Monteverde
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"All rooms are fantastic"
"Room 4 has an open terrace with an excellent view."
"The mountain view room is the best!"
"Cabin no. 9 has the best view of the valley."
"Suite with Mountain view"
US$55 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
rainbow valley hotel santa elena
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasMonteverdeSanta Elena
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