Monteverde Backpackers

Address: 75 meters SouthWest of the supermarket (La Esperanza), Santa Elena, Province of Puntarenas, 1000, Costa Rica | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 75 meters SouthWest of the supermarket (La Esperanza), Santa Elena, is near Butterfly Garden (Jardín de Mariposas), Isla Tortuga, Santa Elena Skywalk, and Reserva Biologica Carara.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsMonteverde Backpackers Santa Elena

      Reviewed by ksmith630

      A couple nights in the mountains

      Reviewed Feb 16, 2014
      by (3 reviews) Perth , Australia Flag of Australia

      We stayed in a small little backpackers that had rusty beds and half working toilets, but a great atmosphere and an owner who went out of his way to help you plan trips and adventures. For 11$ a. Ignite, it was more than you'd expect.

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

      Reviewed by jennyroberts

      Great homely place

      Reviewed Oct 1, 2013
      by (3 reviews) London , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

      It's small enough that you get to know everyone, but with enough space to spread out. A very friendly hostel, with hot showers, breakfast, bbq and tour/transfer advice/booking provided freely.

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

      Reviewed by jakobahman


      Reviewed Nov 2, 2012
      by (8 reviews) Stockholm , Sweden Flag of Sweden

      $20 for private room. Clean rooms and friendly staff. But it is not the best value in town.

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

      TripAdvisor Reviews Monteverde Backpackers Santa Elena

      4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

      Travel Blogs from Santa Elena


      A travel blog entry by coma-weltreise on May 06, 2014

      2 comments, 32 photos

      Nach knapp 5 Stunden Fahrt durch schöne Täler und zum Teil auf Holperstrassen erreichten wir den Touristenort Santa Elena. Kaum in der Unterkunft angekommen buchten wir bereits Touren für die nächsten zwei Tage. Danach gingen wir ins mit Restaurants, Souvenirläden, Reisebüros und Supermarkts vollgestopfte Dorf und assen nach langer Zeit wieder …


      A travel blog entry by ksmith630 on Feb 16, 2014

      7 photos

      So I was a bit tired when I wrote that last entry, backpacker life isn't so conducive to a good nights sleep. I'm not sure I adequately described how amazing it is to wake up in the tropical forest of the Costa Rican Caribbean Coast... Waking up to the sounds of the birds and the monkeys howling outside the window is mildly irritating it was …

      Travel Day

      A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad


      ... kept driving on the side closest to the edge no matter where his correct lane was. Also, the van didn’t have seat belts and I kept seeing the driver’s education video in my head. I was privately paranoid. The house has a fantastic view with green mountains partially hidden by clouds. Forest everywhere, 100 million grasshoppers, and little birdies flitting from to and fro with a giant sunset. The opaque water ...