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Pension Santa Elena

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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Although not a guest at Pension Santa Elena I can highly recommend the attitude, helpfulness and all round good character of the staff and the establishment. I was unfortunate enough to have a dirt bike drive into the side of my hire car just outside and very quickly staff from the pension rushed across the road and calmed me down....

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 7 March 2017

All rooms surrounded an interior garden that was attractive and had multiple uses. My room included storage shelving in the bedroom AND the bath. Where do you get these things in a hostel or many hotels? The shower was indeed the only HOT shower I had in two weeks in five CR hotels. The location was handy to the bank,...

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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Really nice staff that was so helpful! Close to Taco Taco where we had almost every meal (eat there!). Located close to supermarket and ATM. Rooms and beds were okay. The kitchen is far from good though, it's the one thing they should improve!

Thank Daniel I
Gatineau, Quebec
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Pension Santa Elena is a basic travellers hotel but with a key difference - knowledgeable, enthusiastic staff who made our family's stay there excellent! They provided recommendations for activities that were just right for us and were great fun.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Difficult to express with words... I felt completely at home, welcome and my well-being put above everything. The staff is so helpful, listens to you carefully and therefore is able to suggest what is best for you in terms of activities. They were all so sweet that I felt sad when I left. Our private room was good and it...

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Reviewed 28 February 2017

I loved everything about my stay at Pension Santa Elena. The location is perfect and close to all amenities. I reserved in a single room, with a hot shower, for 6 quiet, cozy evenings. Everyone was extremely friendly and the staff provided outstanding customer service. The Pension team aim to exceed expectations and they definitely succeed! They helped me plan...

Thank Kristine K
Reviewed 27 February 2017

loved this place. staff is super friendly and helpful. the place is really clean and not too noisy either. there's a nice place to make your food and you can meet a lot of people. the location is great. close to all the stores and restaurant in the area. Ambiance was the best.

Thank mel029
Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 27 February 2017

My sister and I stayed here for a few nights and were so relieved and pleased to find this little home away from home. The best part about this place is the people working there. Everyone was so friendly and helpful, making sure that all guests were happy and cared for. They set us up with maps, activities and made...

Thank Emilee G
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

There is an old part and new part of the hostel. We stayed in a newer room and it was very nice. The staff at the front desk are extremely helpful and very friendly. You get a free breakfast next door at Taco Taco which is a nice bonus.

Thank Brent C
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

From the moment we set foot in Pension, our trip was made. In La Fortuna, we felt the need to keep one hand on our wallet at all times. Greg made us feel at home with infectious energy and wonderful advice. I will never stay at another place in Santa Elena.

Thank Jeff H

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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our mission is to "exceed our guests' expectations of a Travelers Hotel by providing outstanding services and dependable information. We commit resources and time to preserving the values and traditions of our communities." Pure Life...Pure Hospitality. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pension Santa Elena

Address: Al Sureste Banco Nacional en El Corazon de Santa Elena 250 m, Santa Elena, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range: €23 - €40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Pension Santa Elena 2.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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“A room out the back would be away from the often noisy road.”
Philimp, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Chose the rooms with balcony, on the second floor. It has nice resting areas.”
673baharb, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you don't get room P16”
NicholasM656, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“no complaints about any of the rooms available”
CindyBrisVegas, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Different price points with different amenities. You make the choice. I had the advantage of looking because I just showed up one morning.”
  • Exterior garden with outdoor seating
  • View from the hammock near my room
  • Detail of bottle design
  • My room with bottle glass design
Anya3113, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
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