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Hotel BellBird
Mexico City, Mexico
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45 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“nice place”
Reviewed 19 August 2014

very nice place for mochileros or people that are not with children, there's hot water for a quick shower, the owner is very helpfull with finding what to do around in Monteverde, the breakfast is very traditional, and outside the window there are humming birds!! it's lovely!!

Room Tip: notice that no matter where u sleep there will be noise from outside, it's a wooden house.
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  • Stayed August 2014, travelled solo
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MANCOS
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Manager here makes himself available & can arrange many activities. We only spent 3 days end of March, 2014 (not much time to orient ourselves), so a local savvy guide was essential. Bellbird is away from busy center of Santa Elena-- easy in all directions to the various nature preserves. Large deck and lounge are available (ping pond included!) outside the small but tasteful sleeping rooms. His advice was especially useful for lunch/dinner options (especially Sabor Tica restaurant).

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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Sutton, Canada
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 March 2014

What a nice quiet place for a so low rate !!

My husband and myself just spent four nights in Monteverde at the BellBird small hotel in Monteverde.

Near the little downtown ... but not too close so you don't hear all the noise at night and then, you can sleep well.

Alexis, the manager, is a lovely gentleman, always attentioned, polite and smiling.

Right now is the high season in Costa-Rica and we paid 35$/ night for two, breakfast included !! The meal is different each morning and you can watch the hummingbirds from your table.

The place is very very clean, safe and the rooms are lovely.

If you want to play a ping-pong game with Alexis, be careful, the guy is really competitive !!!

Thank you for everything Alexis and long life to the Bell Bird !!

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Canada
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 March 2014

We stayed three nights here during our 3 week trip to Costa Rica.

The rooms were clean and comfortable. The building itself is perched atop a hill that allows for amazing sunsets. Not exactly in the heart of town but within walking distance!

Breakfast was plenty and delicious! & Alex was such a genuine host. When our shuttle was late he helped us call (our Spanish isn't the best). Great place to stay!

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Kalona, Iowa
2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 February 2014

We whole-heartedly reccommend Alex and his facility. Amazingly clean and he went above and beyond to make our stay so pleasant. He gave us his time when we arrived and an overview of the area. The entire facility and our room were immaculate. We had an early morning tour to the rainforest and he made a wonderful breakfast before we left at... 7AM!! We said just some fruit would be sufficient but he went way above and beyond, again...with everything!! We hope to return to Costa Rica, we will definitely stay here again!

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with family
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2013

It's a long story, but we did not originally end up at the Hotel Bellbird on our overnight excursion to Monteverde. We were booked at the La Colina Lodge, but it was so horrible, I refused to let my kids sleep there (see my review of the La Colina Lodge for more info). So we ended up at the Bellbird, where we should have been all along. It was wonderful. Clean, warm, inviting and our host Alex made it all the more special. He could not have been more helpful or attentive. He even got up early to make us a delicious breakfast since we had an early tour booked (we told him not to bother, we didn't want to put him out, but he insisted). I would stay there again in a heartbeat. Thank you Alex and the Bellbird for making our stay in Monteverde wonderful.

Room Tip: Just tell Alex what you need. He gave my husband and I a room with an en suite and the kids the roo...
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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Lometa, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2013

Looked up Hotel Bellbird on Tripadvisor. Reviews were good so we gave it a shot. It was a wonderful bed and breakfast very close to Monteverde. We had a room with two bunk beds for the kids and a bed for my wife and I. The breakfast was very good. Alex took great care of us. He helped us with our pre-plans when we discussed ideas over email. He helped us secure passage to Playa Coco. In his free time, Alex played ping pong with us. It was a great experience and we hope to return for a longer stay.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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Property: Hotel BellBird
Address: Contiguo al CPI, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #22 of 72 Speciality Lodging in Monteverde
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 9
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