Cabinas El Pueblo Bed & Breakfast

Address: 100 mtrs del bar amigos, Santa Elena, Province of Puntarenas, 805655, Costa Rica | B&B
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsCabinas El Pueblo Bed & Breakfast Santa Elena

    Reviewed by mothman

    Awesome!

    Reviewed Apr 27, 2014
    by (29 reviews) Brighton , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Cheapest place we stayed on this holiday, but one of the best. This was the first hotel we stayed at in Costa Rica which did not seem over priced. We arrived in early afternoon and were shown to our room by the helpful reception staff who gave us map of sights and explained bus times to national park etc. We had booked our tours in advance and were not made to feel unwelcome due to this and were not sold any more tours.

    The room was agood size, and unlike most rooms in Costa Roca it came with plenty of places to hang things. Bearing in mind this is a hostel, it actually had a better TV than most of the hotels we stayed at on this trip, and there was a fridge too. We had a private ensuite room which was upstairs and for the money I would say a better bet than the non-ensuite rooms below which we saw when having breakfast.

    You had to put a time down for breakfast which I have not encountered before, and don't really like, plus brekkie finished a bit early. Lots of signs about warning of potenatial fines which is a bit unwelcoming, but helps to keep costs down. Breakfast was a choice of two options which changed each day and was a nice, simple start to the day. Free tea and coffee was great, as was nice to enjoy a cup in the lounging area after a day's activities.

    Curtains in room let in too much light which I suppose helped us be up in time for breakfast!

    Check out also was earlier than normal, so be warned if you plan on having a rest on your final day here.

    To get to town you can walk up a side path near the supermarket or take the road. By taking the road you will pass Bar Amigos, a good bar with pool table, a local feel and potential for dancing.

    In opposite direction from town is soda Amistad recommended by the hostel which gives a free desert. Free desert was poor, and the meal itself, although OK was not one of the best we had. We tried soda La Savadita to the north of town which was a bit cheaper and better food.

    Owner of hostel was very nice and good to talk too, we even got a packet of coffee from the platation given to us. Now we need to buy a coffee maker!

    Bang for your buck this was best place on our trip. Highly recommended.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by journeyjoy

    Cabinas El Pueblo

    Reviewed May 12, 2010
    by (27 reviews) Sacramento, California , United States Flag of United States

    Yorle was amazing and friendly, fun. Best hostel in Monteverde. Most information and easy transportation. Reports of a sloth in the tree outfront though I never got to see it. Right next to marketplaces, etc.

    Monteverde
    Monteverde , Costa Rica
    Monteverde
    Monteverde , Costa Rica

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Cabinas El Pueblo Bed & Breakfast Santa Elena

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    Travel Blogs from Santa Elena

    Rocky roads

    A travel blog entry by mothman on Apr 27, 2014

    Pick up from hotel in Fortuna at 8.30am for bus-boat-but to Santa Elena. It took almost an hour to reach lakeside due to lots of pickups. Path down to boat was a bit tricky and much easier with a rucksack than suitcase. Boat had hard seats and was very slow but took less than an hour. We did not get any good views of volvano due to cloud cover. …

    Week 3

    A travel blog entry by gazz22 on Feb 11, 2010

    2 comments, 65 photos

    ... made it 5km up the 14.5 km trail before sunrise. A break for a quick bit to eat at the half way point gave us the energy to make it to the mountain hostel just before 11:00am. The rest of the day was spent lounging around, chatting with other people and taking in the sights from 3400m above sea level. Mearl and I met up with a couple from Alberta and planned to set out the next morning at 3:00am to make the 5km trek to the summit of Chirripo to watch the ...

    Gateway town

    A travel blog entry by gregandjane on Aug 21, 2007

    ... sabatical from his wife and kids and ''finding himself' while working in a tourist shop in town. Walter was very hospitable, inviting us to have some drinks with him and to stay at his house on our return from Drake Bay. Among other things, he told us about the secret Colombian government project to build a tunnel to Europe which will reduce the journey to only 6 hours by car. We didn't have the heart to tell him it sounded completely impossible. ...

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