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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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... 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, ...
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 ...
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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