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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 8 July 2016

There isn't much else in this sleepy gateway to the Santa Elena Peninsula, a UNESCO World Heritage sight, and Santa Rosa National Park. Therefore, we stayed simply because it was our only option. What a wonderful decision. Our room was cozy and comfortable and we had a wonderful sleep. Beautiful wood covers all surfaces (even the ceiling). The AC was...

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Reviewed 25 March 2016

Very relaxing place, lots of green areas with plants. Rooms are big and comfortable, and beach is nearby, there is a restaurant beside the Hotel, and wildlife can be seen. While I was staying I saw 3 racoons.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Our family of four had a wonderful stay at the Santa Elena Lodge. The rooms and beds were very comfortable, the bathroom was clean and the shower was very satisfying. My son appreciated the air conditioning in room. My daughter liked the back porch in the sun. The lodge was finished in beautiful and aromatic hardwood on the walls and...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We went with my family and husband to visit Cuajiniquil last August. The place is great: rooms are clean and very comfortable, no TV, but wifi is available...and anyway, who needs TV in such a great area? Breakfast is included, with one of the best "gallopinto". The owner and his family are very friendly and will help you with literally...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 15 November 2014

We stayed there over night. I would not recommend this place for a longer period though. In our room they had placed a strongly smelling WC cleaner that poisoned all the air so that we could not sleep. The room was downstairs and we could not open the windows to let the fresh air in. Otherwise they had a nice...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 3 March 2014

Top option in the Cuajiniquil area. Rooms are clean and comfortable, staff is very friendly and helpful, and food is good and well priced. Hotel is right next to the supermarket so you can get all the stuff you might need. Hotel is owned by Costa Ricans and hires local people. Check out Playa el Jobo, Junquillal, Murcielago and Santa...

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1Thank Ed C
San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 2 December 2013

Gorgeous area. Very friendly owner, wife and staff. Don't miss Sonia's amazing garden! Contiguous restaurant with very fresh seafood perfectly prepared that tops big city restaurants. .Many excellent side trips offered. Will return soon.

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 19 April 2013

As most of the other reviewers, we ended up in this dusty village by pure chance. It was getting dark really fast, and we were in our rented car looking for the beach asap. No map, no gps, just this long winding road down to the Pacific Coast, until you reach this, it seems to me, fisherman port village. Nothing...

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Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 11 February 2013

This is an amazing find! I was on a motorcycle adventure and took this little-traveled road toward the Pacific, found the small town, asked around about rooms and was referred to the Santa Elena Lodge. I was amazed by the quality of the facility amd the family run service. There's not much reason to be passing through this small town....

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Colorado
Reviewed 23 April 2012

I would recommend the Santa Elena lodge if you find yourself up this way. It's not fancy, but the rooms are clean and air conditioned. the owner, Manuel Allen is extremely nice, and although he has very little English he speaks slowly and clearly and really wants to communicate, so we did pretty well with our broken Spanish. He knows...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bahia Santa Elena Lodge is a charming piece all built with precious woods from XIX Century. Ten cozy and comfortable rooms, all with air conditioner, private bathroom and hot water are waiting for you. The Lodge is located at the North Pacific coast of Costa Rica. It is all surrounded with National Parks lilke Santa Rosa, declared human heritage legacy on 1999 by UN. The location also has one of Centroamerica’s richest marine areas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bahia Santa Elena Lodge

Address: Principal road, Cuajiniquil, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Cuajiniquil
Price Range: RM392 - RM464 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Bahia Santa Elena Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Good prices, nice views of the mountains and beach nearby.”
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“Don't hesitate to ask for help in arranging guides or a simple trip to the beach.”
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“Only rooms upstairs are recommendable”
 of 5 bubbles irinak820, 15 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Rooms next to the supermarket can be a bit noisy if the windows are open.”
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