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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Great location, it includes breakfast, it is a block away from most restaurants, there are some nice gardens for spotting tropical birds, certified sustainable, solar heated water, and has access to Wi-Fi.

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Ericka P, Propietario at Hotel Claro de Luna, responded to this review

Dear el d, thank you for taking your time to share your experience with us. We really appreciate your comments. As you mentioned in your comment we offer a great location near town, beautiful gardens, healthy and fresh breakfast and the warmth and friendliness you can only find in Costa Rica. Best regards! More 

Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We booked 1 night originally as it was our first night in Costa Rica and we weren't sure of our plans and wanted to see what the hotel was like. We were pleasantly surprised by the whole place - room, service and garden/views. We ended up staying three nights and had a lovely time. As it is low season we... More 

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Ericka P, Propietario at Hotel Claro de Luna, responded to this review

Dear S0uthAussie, thank you very much for your kind comments. Our staff works really hard to provide the best service. We are really happy you enjoyed your stay! Hotel Claro de Luna offers the best location, outstanding customer service and the best value for your money. Best regards. More 

philadelphia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I was in Costa Rica for 8 days and visited 5 different cities. Usually travel was by bus along bumpy, winding roads. Me & friend was exhausted when we arrived.. We couldn't wait to get to our room & go to bed!! It wasn't until the AM that I got to appreciate what the Claro de Luna had to offer.... More 

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Ericka P, Propietario at Hotel Claro de Luna, responded to this review

Dear PhillyShaney, thank you for your kind words, we are glad you had a nice stay at Claro de Luna. You are right when you mention we have beautiful surroundings, we are also located near town. We look forward to your next visit! More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

The room that we had was located in the house near the restaurant (it was a deluxe room) and it was really amazing. The staff was very friendly and helped us with any questions we had. The accomodation was very clean. The breakfast was simple, but good (rice and beans, eggs, bread, marmelade, juice, coffee) - a standard Costa Rica... More 

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Ericka P, Propietario at Hotel Claro de Luna, responded to this review

Dear d0mimac, thank you for your kind comments. Hotel Claro de Luna offers the best value in town. We have the best location, relaxing but near town and our service is to the best standard. We are happy to hear we enjoyed your stay. Our breakfast is served fresh and we always provide healthy and delicious options. We look forward... More 

Reading,England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Fairly basic hotel, but served a purpose. it's reasonably close to Santa Elena town which has a good selection of bars & restaurants. Breakfast was limited but fresh. Our bedroom was small, but had a small outdoor space. We stayed Feb 2015

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Ericka P, Propietario at Hotel Claro de Luna, responded to this review

Dear GRK56, thank you for your comments. As you mentioned in your review Hotel Claro de Luna has a great location near town, where you can find everything you need: supermarkets, banks, pharmacies, restaurants, shops and more! You are right when you say our little hotel serves its purpose, thankfully we are able to provide an enjoyable stay for most... More 

Wiltshire, England
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Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

We had a 'superior' room overlooking the gardens behind reception. It was spacious and comfortable with a large bath and shower. The grounds are beautiful and the hotel is only 10 minutes walk from the centre of St Elena. Private parking was by the garden close to the room. The receptionists were friendly and helpful and arranged a night walk... More 

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Ericka P, Propietario at Hotel Claro de Luna, responded to this review

Dear aldman64, thank you for sharing about your stay in Hotel Claro de Luna. We are glad to hear we were able to provide a good service. Our staff is always willing to help our guests arrange tours, excursions and transfers. We offer the best location in town, we are accesible to most restaurants, supermarkets and shops yet we are... More 

Yavne, Israel
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

We stay in this hotel two nights during a family trip (5 people) The room was clean, big enough for 5 people. This quaint and charming place is off the main street and tucked away in the trees off of an unpaved road. The grounds were beautifully maintained with flowers and plants and this was a nice change from your... More 

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Ericka P, Propietario at Hotel Claro de Luna, responded to this review

Dear Amit G, thank you for your comments. We offer a beautiful location on a hill overlooking town, lush gardens with a path connecting the buildings housing the reception, rooms, and kitchen/cafeteria. Excellent ambiance, comfortable rooms, private bathroom with hot water and breakfast included. We are glad to hear you had a pleasant stay, we are sorry about the breakfast... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 11 March 2016

This quaint and charming place is off the main street and tucked away in the trees off of an unpaved road. The grounds were beautifully maintained with flowers and plants and this was a nice change from your standard boxy hotel structure. We had a room up the hill away from the reception area and facing the town. We enjoyed... More 

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Ericka P, Propietario at Hotel Claro de Luna, responded to this review

Dear fawtandthebaby, thank you for your kind words. It is glad to hear we provided a pleasant stay. We offer a beautiful location on a hill overlooking town, lush gardens and well kept green open areas. Excellent ambiance, comfortable rooms, private bathroom with hot water and breakfast is included! We offer the best value in town! We look forward to... More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Located at a typical CR mountain road (4x4 needed!) just of Elena centre this hotel feels more like a hostel than a hotel. We got one of the rooms at the top of the stairs. As there was nothing but plywood separating our room from our neighbours we were very lucky and happy that they were a quiet couple at... More 

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Ericka P, Propietario at Hotel Claro de Luna, responded to this review

Dear Rotterdammerts, thank you for your comments. Hotel Claro de Luna is the result of many years`s effort, we started as a small B&B and slowly built 6 more rooms and updated the original ones, that is why we offer 2 room categories: Standard and Deluxe. If you were not happy with your room, you could have said something...Did you... More 

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Reviewed 17 February 2016

This accomodation feels more like a bed and breakfast than a hotel.There are two parts to it, the few rooms above the reception area and behind this building at the end of the garden are some other buildings which look like a couple of cottages. Behind these are another unusual building which houses breakfast. It feels like an over large... More 

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Ericka P, Propietario at Hotel Claro de Luna, responded to this review

Dear yellowheron_9, thank you for taking your time to write about Hotel Claro de Luna. You are not wrong when you mention the B&B "feel" our hotel has...We started as a cozy B&B and little by little we were able to build 6 more rooms in another area, updated our original rooms... we are still in the process of improving... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We offer a beautiful location on a hill overlooking town, lush gardens with a path connecting the buildings housing the reception, rooms and restaurant. Excellent ambiance, comfortable rooms, private bathroom with hot water and breakfast included. 5 minute walk to downtown, easy access to shops, restaurants, banks and supermarkets. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Claro de Luna

Address: 3 blocks south from Catholic Church in Santa Elena, 5655, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
Price Range: £45 - £86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Claro de Luna 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Ich wuerde die Deluxezimmer nahe beim Restaurant waehlen.”
 of 5 bubbles d0mimac, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“don't aspect for fancy hotel, it's nice quit hotel”
 of 5 bubbles amitg451, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Go up on the hill!”
 of 5 bubbles fawtandthebaby, 11 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Upgrade to larger rooms as others above reception area.”
 of 5 bubbles sandraaJ8488IW, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Nice place to stay for a night or two”
 of 5 bubbles laurajedmonds, 22 Dec 2013 | Read review
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