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Holden, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Suiting the local flavor, this is a comfortable, simple lodging with a great view from cottage #1! On the 2nd floor, with a view overlooking the valley and mountains beyond, a/c is not needed in January, with a gentle breeze and comfortable temps, and no mosquito problem. Our queen bedroom has a second, glassed-in room in front with a small...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Perfe t place to stay in beautiful Monteverde. Christian is helpful, informative. Great tips as to best tours, restaurants, etc. Rooms,beyond spacious, clean, quiet. Will re ommend to anyone coming from far or near.

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Reviewed 17 January 2017

We spent a night at the beautiful Rainbow valley lodge. The location of the lodge was great, just 5 minutes drive from Santa Elena city center, 20 minutes from the Monteverde forest. Christian was very helpful and careful, giving us useful tips about the activities that we could do in the area. The room was huge, well equipped, with a...

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Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

When we arrived and was shown to the chalet we reserved, I was amazed at the view! It was fantastic! Christian and his wife take great pride in RVL. The only issue we had is that there wasn't enough towel rack to dry everything we used. The floor can be slippery when freshly showered. I managed to lock us out...

Thank smoniger
San Rafael de Escazu, Costa Rica
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent view. Owner is very friendly, helpful and accesible. The place is new, clean and well taken care of. We really enjoyed it. Our only issue was that it was so exposed to the wind that it was difficult enjoy being outside

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 12 January 2017

It's a very nice cabin. If you don't expect it to be a five star hotel - you will love it. The view is gorgeous. The owner is very nice and helpful. He helped us to organize all our activities. The room is clean. The first night was very windy, we had a filing that the whole cabin is shaking.

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We stayed two nights at the Lodge from December 28 - 30 and have been very well treated by Chris and his team. He picked us up with his car showing us the way, when we arrived at Monteverde already in the dark from a long drive from Lake Arenal on challenging dirt roads, provided us with all information we...

Thank mschaefer2015
Missoula, Montana
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We would highly recommend RVL to anyone headed to the Monteverde area. It's about a 10 minute walk to town, very safe to do any time of day. Christian and his family will help any of your needs, and care very much about their customers. The rooms are well kept, amenities are great (wifi, locking safe, kitchenette) and the views...

Thank krschoen
Hilton Head Island
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Super nice spot with excellent views and beautiful rainbows. Christian was a great help. Very nice cabinas, very clean and nicely laid out. It is in the quiet side of town and close to everything. I would highly recommend this location.

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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend. The lodge is cozy, cute, well accommodated (kitchen, silverware, cooking items, coffee, etc.), has a breathtaking view of the mountains, is a short walk from town (15min). Activities pick up and drop off at hotel. Christian is an amazing host who is well prepared and knows his stuff.

Thank venche7

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rainbow Valley Lodge Monteverde is close to the town of Santa Elena, about 15 minutes walking or 3 minutes in a vehicle. With only eight rooms and no neighbors close by you can enjoy peace and quiet in a forest setting. We have Wi-Fi signal in all rooms. Clean rooms with hot water, possible chance to see animals right outside the rooms and owner help with guides and activities. All rooms have coffeemaker and Monteverde coffee plus small refrigerator. Parking near the rooms. Prices compare very favorably to other accommodations in Monteverde. We are not 5 star so please do not expect total luxury! We hope to see you here! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rainbow Valley Lodge

Address: 200 meters south of A y A, Santa Elena 5240, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range: RM245 - RM508 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Rainbow Valley Hotel Santa Elena
Rainbow Valley Lodge Costa Rica/Santa Elena, Monteverde
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“Book a cabin with an outdoor deck.”
 of 5 bubbles 676carolyns, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The owner himself says it is not 5 star so don't expect it to be but his helpfulness makes up for any lack of luxury.”
 of 5 bubbles EileenVeronicaT, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had all kitchen amenities and enjoyed staying in and taking in the view.”
 of 5 bubbles balchiksasho, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“2nd floor #1 has the best view, suitable for a couple”
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  • Cottage #1 second floor BR
 of 5 bubbles Sande24, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had the family room with terrace”
 of 5 bubbles leclercqeric, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
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