Cabinas El Pueblo Bed & Breakfast

100 mtrs del bar amigos, Santa Elena, Province of Puntarenas, 805655, Costa Rica | B&B
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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. …

Monteverde: I'm Superman!

A travel blog entry by journeyjoy on May 12, 2010

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Traveled from La Fortuna by jeep boat jeep to Monteverde. We met three fun college guys from the midwest, celebrating one's graduation. They arrived in Monteverde with us and were unsure of which backpackers hostel they had booked so they stayed at the same hostel we were staying at, Cabinas El Pueblo. Turns out they were a part of the volcano tour …

"Farmstay" Flop

A travel blog entry by lindseyhehman


... a lot of patience. These suggestions were difficult to respond to calmly, but we thanked her for discussing with us. After the meeting, Maria asked Andy if he could move her car so Santiago could cut the grass beneath it. Umm, did you hear a word we just said?? Now, I'm beginning to think that this lady is just extremely bold.

After an awkwardly quieter lunch which the German volunteer made, we thanked Maria for having us, but told her we would be taking ...

Moving (on) Mountains

A travel blog entry by dununzio


... makes me bring, I rooted to the bottom of my bag and came up with my ticket to freedom, my U.S. citizenship card. Handing it to him with a lightened sense of being, I was absolutely shocked by his reaction. I could only watch as he crumpled up my last resort and threw at me, almost yelling: "Do you realize that it is against the law to show an officer a photocopy of a legal document?!" Of course, not realizing this, I was speechless. That was okay, ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsCabinas El Pueblo Bed & Breakfast Santa Elena

    Reviewed by mothman


    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

    Reviewed by journeyjoy

    Cabinas El Pueblo

    Reviewed May 12, 2010
    by (27 reviews) Chinook, Washington , 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.

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