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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Montelena Santa Elena
This hotel/hostel is definitely one of the best we've ever been in. The rooms are extremely tidy and spacious and the beds are pretty good as well. What makes this place stand out however is the very friendly staff. Miguel provided us with all the assitance we needed and was definitely the nicest hotel owner we've ever met.
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TJ’s (Tah Hota )1st entry
Wow! In some ways I still can’t believe we’re here after all the work, time and energy to put it together and then to finally arrive. I was actually physically shaking a little at the airport, out of excitement and nerves.
We are getting into a routine of sorts, which is nice and makes us feel like we are really living here for a while and not just visiting. One of the ...
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... we return the rental car with a different key than we left with), and we were as good as new by about 10 am, and were left with our whole day. We debated which combination of things we'd like to do. Horseback riding? Zip lines through the forest canopy? Animal sanctuary? After some discussion with the front desk of the hotel (the people there were really very helpful), it became clear that it was only going to be possible to do one, and ...