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Hotel El Sueno

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Costa Rica
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We stayed just one night in Santa Elena to visit the cloud forest this is a great place to stay, you're very close to restaurants bars and zip line tour operators! And for a reasonable price you get big clean rooms and breakfast included! We traveled in low season so we didn't have any booking after looking some other small...

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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Cousy place in the center town of Monteverde. Staff was ok. Kitchen closes at 9pm. We did not know and we could not cook our dinner. There was a very small mouse in our bedroom which dissapeared when we entered in, but i think it is usual in a place in the middle of the jungle

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Reviewed 25 August 2016

We were greeted by a very helpful man who gave us a quite large room and helped us plan for the day. The room was clean and kept well. Parking is a little tight. Close to everything in Monteverde, including an American/Chinese/French style fusion restaurant that was surprisingly delicious!

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Thank Leon K
hotelelsuenocr, Gerente at Hotel El Sueno, responded to this review

Hi Leon We are glad you liked your saty at our place yes parking is a Little tigth , we try to help our people to our best thanks for your comment.

Rome, Italy
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights. The breakfast has 7 options with coffee, juice and fruit. The double room was spacious with a rocking chair. The walls are a little thin but it's ok. No bugs. Bathrooms are good with hot water. The manager Evan was extremely helpful with our tours, offering general advice about Costa Rica and our transfers...

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hotelelsuenocr, Gerente at Hotel El Sueno, responded to this review

Hi Carly Thankyou very much for your comment we are very pleased that you liked your stay in our Hotel / Bed & Breakfast in Monteverde . This is Ever (Evan its fine also)** thanks for that comment it was my plasure to help you in what i can . I am glad you liked our brakfast also thats great...

Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

It's super expensive and they will ruin your clothes for sure! They put it in a bath of chlorine.... You're better of washing it yourself. So don't go there for laundry, don't know anything about staying in the place itself.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

This is a small family owned lodge, catered towards budget travelers. The rooms were OK, walls were thin and all rooms had Windows that open to common areas. Little to no hot water in private showers. Food was OK. Good if you are traveling on a tight budget but bring earplugs.

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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Paper thin walls, noise from the restaurant below, snowy tv reception, no wifi in the room, lackluster breakfast. No milk for coffee and the waitress seemed put out when I asked for jelly for the bread. And the cute little bed bug sealed our disappointment.

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Tromso, Norway
Reviewed 23 May 2016

The hotel is in the center of this little pueblo, and the room we had had quite a lot of space, and good beds. The bathroom was so-so, but we had hot water, so we managed. There are no lockers to store your things in, which is a shame. And the noise from the street and the kitchen carried far,...

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Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

really nice staff people☺️ clean rooms and pleasant atmosphere in the hole hotel. excellent price performance ratio👌🏻 good connections to the rest of the village and the touristic offers where pick you up right at the hotel.. when you are with the car, you can leave the car at the own parking and this was really good to!

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Reviewed 3 March 2016

Showed up with friends and needed two rooms. Was told to pay for one night and in the morning we can pay for the other. Said a large group was coming and they may move us to another room. Later that night we were told we could stay in our current room. That morning we went to pay and they...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel El Sueño is a family owned and operated lodge in the center of Santa Elena, a small village next to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. A favorite for budget travelers and backpackers, the lodging is hosted by a family originally from the Monteverde area. The eating/kitchen and reception areas are surrounded by the rooms, all with their outside private entrances. Three new rooms have been recently built at the back of the property. Breakfast is served daily between 6 and 8 a.m. and is very reasonably priced. Lunch and dinner are also available by request at good prices, and a homemade lunch will be made to go upon request, if you're spending the day in one of the nearby parks. Transportation service is also available to the parks as well as Arenal Volcano. The friendly owner, Rafa Trejos and his family, are helpful hosts, and offer horseback tours from their nearby farm ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel El Sueno

Address: Santa Elena Center | next to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range: RM137 - RM261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel El Sueno 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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