Pension Santa Elena

250 m al Sureste Banco Nacional en el corazon de Santa Elena, Santa Elena, Province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Santa Elena

The Cloud Forest on a Sunny Day

A travel blog entry by lisasadventures on Mar 12, 2014

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You can never spend enough time walking through forests in mountains. That's why, after spending a week in the mountains around Orosi, we made our way to the cloud forests of Monteverde. Monteverde is a beautiful and unique nature reserve, perched high in the clouds. Not long ago it was an untouched slice of heaven, where you could spot a variety …

Last day/night in Monteverde

A travel blog entry by torihamilton on Sep 16, 2013

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We liked Monteverde so much that we decided yo stay an extra day to hike into the cloud forest and hang around before we begin another journey to Arenal tomorrow. Getting from place to place take so long here since bus is really the only mode of transportation, the roads are rarely paved in the mountains, the weather is bad, and it is often …

Wende and Sarah Meet the Volcano

... are no clouds directly above us it is raining. Rain falling from a blue sky is odd. We take random foliage pictures and some of each other. Toward the end we see some white-faced monkeys. I manage to get a pic or two (they donīt like to pose) before they scamper off into the trees. We come out of the rain forest somehow on private property. The Costa Rican government doesnīt have enough money to buy all the land around ...

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This hostel, located on 250 m al Sureste Banco Nacional en el corazon de Santa Elena, Santa Elena, is near Butterfly Garden (Jardín de Mariposas), Isla Tortuga, Santa Elena Skywalk, and Reserva Biologica Carara.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsPension Santa Elena

    Reviewed by beyondtheborder

    Nice place

    Reviewed Jul 15, 2013
    by (9 reviews) Ottawa , Canada Flag of Canada

    Great location, helpful staff, taco taco right next door delicious

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    Reviewed by andevs81

    amazing

    Reviewed Apr 2, 2013
    by (5 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    excellent advice on all things from happy and friendly staff. rooms were really nice and a good price

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

    Reviewed by kbreeze

    Great place!

    Reviewed May 29, 2011
    by (1 review) Durham , United States Flag of United States

    Helpful staff, good atmosphere, free coffee, and stumbling distance away from the bus stop

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

    Reviewed by ellebee88

    The best place to stay in the world

    Reviewed May 29, 2011
    by (4 reviews) Durham , United States Flag of United States

    The staff are all extremely helpful with recommendations: when you tell them what you want to do they don't just say "this is the best one" they give you their choice and then tell you why along with giving you all the information about other options and why they may be some one else's top pick. There is free coffee 24-7 (which is a huge perk), a huge and clean kitchen, nice hang out area and somehow everyone that was here got along very well when we were in. They close the main area at 10pm, which leads most travelers to bond over beer in the bar down the road. We planned to only stay here 1 day and ended up staying for 4 solely because the hostel was so great. 6 dollar dorms and 30 dollar private rooms with bathroom in summer 2011. no hot water.

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Pension Santa Elena

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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