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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We booked to stay elsewhere and went for a walk. Ended up asking the receptionist at Forest Dreams Hotel who gave us warm, genuine tips and even told us to mention we stayed at their place so we could get a discount at one of the best local restaurants.

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 13 January 2016

My family of six took two rooms for two nights; Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The place was a little difficult to find but once we told them it used to be called Manakin Lodge everyone knew were it was. The staff were so very helpful and friendly! Their recommendations for places to eat were spot on. We even saw...

1Thank Usher6
Reviewed 30 July 2015

We went to Forest Dreams, a small walk outside the centre. The little walk is worth it. We had good en comfortable rooms and beds, a good bathroom and a good breakfast. Comparing to the price, this was more than we were used to in Costa Rica. The service was also very relaxing and easy. Just go to Chris or...

Thank Bas K
Lafayette Hill, PA
Reviewed 6 January 2015

I feel the need to temper the reviews here a bit. First, let me focus on the positives. The guys that work in reception are super nice and helpful. I would also say that the rooms were perfectly clean and the hotel is a good value. However, I think it’s important that any prospective traveler consider the following: 1. The...

1Thank Michael M
Upton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 January 2014

If you are visiting Monteverde to hike in the numerous reserves this is a great place to stay. If you want a luxury hotel with an inhouse restaurant, bar, swimming pool and exercise equipment you should go elsewhere. I terms of negatives, the walls between rooms are not soundproof. Whoever built this hotel (not current owners) must have used substandard...

1Thank Reid G
Lindsay, Oklahoma
Reviewed 10 December 2013

The room was simple, but very clean. The staff was excellent. They let us use their washing machine for free. They arranged all our tours (which I'm sure they got some kickback for) and answered all our questions, no mater how many times we asked the same ones. They make coffee or tea for us in the afternoon upon request....

1Thank Emily C
El Paso
Reviewed 5 December 2013

We stayed at this hotel 2 nights and had a great experience. The young men who run the place went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable. They provided lots of helpful information about the area and places to visit. The rooms are very large and comfortable. A good value. The hotel backs up to a dense fores,t...

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Slemmestad, Buskerud, Norway
Reviewed 18 July 2013

This was really a nice surprise. Excellent service. The breakfast was good in a restaurant where you felt you were in the middle of the forrest. Several restaurants in walking distance. Close to Skytrek and other adventure tours and many different tracks to follow to experience the forrest.

Thank Tore52
Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 19 March 2013

If you want the most authentic Costa Rican experience when you travel to Monteverde, this is the place for you. You are literally on the edge of the cloud forest. You will be awakened in the morning by the hum of the forest. It could be birds one day or monkeys the next or just the wind and the sun....

1Thank Matt H
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 16 March 2013

We stayed at Forest Dreams for 5 days just recently. The weather unfortunately was not wonderful however the people at Forest Dreams were wonderful. My wife was sick and they brought her fruit to the room and on another occasion sent up tea and banana cake free of charge and were so concerned for her. We recommend this hotel, the...

2Thank 918RossS

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mountain Hotel Located in the Cloud Forest Monteverde Costa Rica. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forest Dreams Hotel

Address: Cerro plano, 50 metros del Establo Monteverde, Cerro Plano, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Cerro Plano
Price Range: €41 - €45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Forest Dreams Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“9 rooms, soon to be 13. The higher up the room the better the view. They have rooms that will accommodate up to eight.”
Usher6, 13 Jan 2016 | Read review
“some rooms have terraces, some do not.”
reidg2014, 24 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Ask for room on second floor”
Tore52, 18 Jul 2013 | Read review
“When you get to the sign for the hotel off the main road, you'll turn onto a gravel street and go down a steep hill, maybe 100 feet. At the bottom of the road is a big black metal gate, maybe 40 feet wide. The hotel is actually behind the gate, and behind the gate is where you park, too. The gate is manually operated, so if it isn't open, just get out and slide it open and park your car.”
MattH804, 19 Mar 2013 | Read review
“The higher rooms facing the forest are serene.”
918RossS, 16 Mar 2013 | Read review
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