Hotel Montelena

Address: Santa Elena Main Street, Santa Elena, Province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Hostel
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This hostel, located on Santa Elena Main Street, Santa Elena, is near Butterfly Garden (Jardín de Mariposas), Isla Tortuga, Santa Elena Skywalk, and Reserva Biologica Carara.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Montelena Santa Elena

Reviewed by mrlinoleum

An amazing stay

Reviewed Aug 14, 2012
by (3 reviews) Planet Earth , Belgium Flag of Belgium

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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TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Montelena Santa Elena

4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

Travel Blogs from Santa Elena

Arenal Volcano: the shrouded monster

A travel blog entry by goodner on May 17, 2015

158 photos

... faster than it was the last time I went on it. The first time I went, I lost my hat on the way down. Sam did a 360 turn in the air between the end of the slide and his gargantuan splash into the pool. Sam Jackson and Catherine went about 100 times more until Catherine banged her leg against the slide, prompting us to move her kids day to the upper level pools, where she could get a comforting smoothie. After more horseplay, water dancing, and performance art in the bar pool, ...

June 10, 2014

A travel blog entry by aliciaslocomb on Jun 11, 2014

4 photos

Day two at CASEM, which stands for cooperative of artisans from Santa Elena and Monteverde (essentially). I was thrilled to get assigned to work in the kitchen with Dona Ana and Dona Olivia. CASEM has a dining area that provides simple breakfasts and lunches for sale. All basic Tico food. My simple tasks included preparing the salad. Here they wash the lettuce once, use a salad spinner (ha! Never in my kitchen!), then wash again in a bath of water ...

Zip lining above a rainbow

A travel blog entry by bruceontour on Jan 02, 2014

53 photos

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My fears were put at rest after the warm up lines. But was I “leftie” or “rightie“? Decided to be “rightie”. Right hand behind used for braking. And just don’t grab the wire in front of the pully!

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