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    Pension Santa Elena

    Al Sureste Banco Nacional en El Corazon de Santa Elena 250 m, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent64%
    • Very good29%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “taco taco” (73 reviews)
    “private room” (48 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 7 June 2015

    The staff at this hostel are so incredibly helpful. They listened to what my interests were, arranged my activities and I was on my way to beautiful memories! They are friendly, welcoming, super chill and really knowledgable! Not only did they help arrange what I...More

    Thank kl1618
    Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

    We arrived to something that seems small but it makes such a difference when you've just finished an exhausting journey and you have a backpack on your back. A smiling face and a very quick checkin! They brought us straight to our room and told...More

    Thank Twopigsononewing
    Reviewed 5 June 2015

    We spent three nights here while in the area. The PSE has very much a laid back, youth hostel vibe, yet we were also able to get a room with a private bath. The rooms are very basic: concrete floor, bed and single built-in night...More

    Thank seecrane
    Reviewed 29 May 2015

    When you arrive at the Pension, you are given a choice of rooms and prices; all rooms are priced very reasonably ($14 to$60) The staff is very accommodating and helpful. They are very honest in their opinions of all offered tours. All your questions are...More

    Thank 467barb
    Reviewed 26 May 2015

    We want to thank Diego for being excellent in every way. Another staff (young girl at reception) don't know her name but she was great too. The hostel was as clean as a hostel can be and the environment / atmosphere was superb. We stayed...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$27 - US$41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 40
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    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Monteverde >
    • Santa Elena
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    • Pension Santa Elena Costa Rica - Monteverde
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    Response from Ethan B | Reviewed this property |
    The breakfast was provided in the attached food spot Taco! Taco! When I was there, there was a choice of fruit with yoghurt and granola and toast or tacos with eggs. Both were reasonable. I am a vegetarian and so I had... More
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    "H10 was a great room."
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    "Avoid being near to the road."
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    "Don't take room P16"
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    "A room out the back would be away from the often noisy road."
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