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San Diego, California
Reviewed 10 August 2013

Rolf was most helpful in planning my trip to Costa Rica. He is full of information and very responsive to all my emails. If you never been to Costa Rica, you will soon find out how expensive transports really are. I would recommend arranging all your transports and tours through Rolf. He can get you the best prices because he...

2Thank TravelBug4702
Ancaster, Canada
Reviewed 14 July 2013

We truly enjoyed our stay at Rainbow Valley Lodge. Our friends stayed in the lower room and we stayed in the cabin. Both were very well-equipped. This lodge was in the perfect location-- far enough away from the noise but still close enough to the reserves and restaurants. Rolf was very helpful and has done a wonderful job with this...

1Thank Mark C
Greenville, South Carolina
Reviewed 10 July 2013

It was very neat staying in the jungle/rain forest. It did indeed rain quite a bit but we had a great view from the lodge and a large porch on which to sit. We appreciated plenty of lights inside (we are readers!) and the shelves so we could unpack a bit. There were also plenty of bathrooms and sinks, which...

Thank Michelle J
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 25 June 2013

I will keep this short since every other review has spelled out the charms of this place. Our family stayed in the cabin in June 2013. It is roomy for 4, has a well stocked kitchen, and Christian (who runs the place) is fantastic. It is in a great location a short bit our of Santa Elena. Christian will have...

1Thank Zach J
Reviewed 20 June 2013

Rainbow Valley Lodge is by far the best hotel I've stayed at in Monteverde. The lodge only has 3 rooms which adds to the private setting. My husband and I stayed in the upper room that had an excellent view of the valley and made it all the more interesting when a group of white faced monkeys came to visit...

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Keswick, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 6 June 2013

We stayed in the cabin for 2 nights. It was a very charming and large space. It had it's own kitchen with fridge and 2 burner "camping style" stove. The table was a great piece of carved wood supported by a tree trunk. It has it's own patio with muskoka chiars that over look the forest. The cabins sit down...

Thank Sherry L
London, UK
Reviewed 28 May 2013

The cabin we stayed in was very clean and comfortable, it was great for our family as there was a separate bedroom and 2 beds in the main living area for the kids. The coatis came right up to our porch on the last day of our stay, which my kids loved. Rolf went out of his way to help...

1Thank GigiMT
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 May 2013

We stayed here for three nights in mid-May. It was fantastic. We stayed in the Cabin which is gorgeous. The place is on the side of a hill, and you get a great forest view. The cabin was comfortable and had a full kitchen. Rolf (the owner) was out of town, so Christian and his wife Hazel took care of...

1Thank Tikibob1214
Redding, California
Reviewed 6 May 2013

The owner Rolf and the new manager, Christian were awesome! Rolf helped us before we even got to Costa Rica by answering questions and giving suggestions. Then, when we got there, Christian was so friendly and helpful, we felt right at home! He also gave us the best tour of the McCloud Rainforet ever!!! We saw all kinds of animals,...

2Thank Caelia2000
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 April 2013

Rolf was out of town and Christian took care of things and served as a guide for birding. He was really supportive, knew the area inside and out, did whatever he could to increase our comfort and sense of adventure. The room was really nice, creatively put together, i.e. there was a tree inside! Monkeys came right up to our...

2Thank Lynn H

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible 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: RM244 - RM505 (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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“E-mail Christian (owner) and he will suggest the best cabin for your party.”
 of 5 bubbles AjayR602, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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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 of 5 bubbles Sande24, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
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