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Reviewed 18 July 2015

The lodge is a very cool place. The reason why I gave it Average was the comfort. OMG, the beds were so hard and uncomfortable. It was also hard to sleep due to bugs falling on us during the night. Our room was invested with termites (I believe). Our trick by the 2nd night, was to "lead" them to the...

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Oscar M, Public Relations Manager at Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're happy you were able to have all your kids in a spacious room, we love when families come together so we're glad we were able to provide the space you needed. Comfort might be relative sometimes but hopefully you had the chance to enjoy a nice and relaxing time in our rooms. Although they...

Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

The Lodge is located on a huge property that includes the hotel rooms, hiking trails, reception for meals and even the Original Canopy Company for zip lining. The grounds are very well preserved and filled with an abundance of animals like the famous Pizote and humming birds. Bring a rain jacket beaches it does tend to rain a lot. The...

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Oscar M, Public Relations Manager at Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge, responded to this review

Cloud Forest Lodge offers 72 acres of primary and secondary forest with more than 180 species of birds and other animals as well... and yes, our hotel is in the middle of it. We're so happy you find this a great place to relax, rest and enjoy nature. Make sure to stop by next time you visit Costa Rica.

Reviewed 5 July 2015

Lodge is up a hill on a poor road. About $6 cab ride to town. Rooms are basic, no TV, fan, AC, heat, phone or anything. Room actually got really cold at night. Breakfast was made to order so plan that into your timetable as it takes longer. It was really tasty though, either Costa Rican breakfast or American which...

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Oscar M, Public Relations Manager at Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge, responded to this review

We're so sorry to hear there was an inconvenience and we apologise for not been able to fulfil all your needs. In urgent situations you are always free to request our manager's attention at any time and he'll make sure to provide the help you need.

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Great hotel/Lodge. Maybe not a five-star hotel, but the service and the surroundings feels like five stars, in particular the front desk staff is friendly and professional, and the garden / cleaning people do a good job with the overall cleanliness. The Good: great cabins with basic amenities, rustic yes, but comfortable and very safe. The staff will take care...

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Oscar M, Public Relations Manager at Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Mauricio, we're so glad you had a great experience staying at our hotel. We try real hard to provide what you just described, an authentic encounter with nature where you can forget about the little things on your day-to-day and just relax and enjoy the beauty of the cloud forest. See you next time you are in Monteverde.

sf bay area
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Staying at Cloud Forrest Lodge was Ideal for my daughter and me. While She had easy access to all the adventures of Montverde, all the animals of the rain forest came to me on our cabin porch or the tranquil porch of the main lodge which is nestled into the trees. Although it reminded me of camping, it had all...

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Oscar M, Public Relations Manager at Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Harriet we're glad you had a great experience stay at Cloud Forest Lodge. That's what we're looking for our guests, an authentic encounter with nature at the same time you enjoy a quiet adventure. Please consider staying with us again next time you're in town. –Cloud Forest Lodge

Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland
Reviewed 19 June 2015

The climate there was cooler than the rest of our honeymoon. But it was enjoyable too. Breakfast had some good fruits. In the middle of the forest, there are paths you can follow to walk around. But be sure not to be in the middle of your promenade when the sun sets, as night falls fast and there are wild...

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Costa Rica
Reviewed 13 June 2015

Great hotel with amazing view and it's own private zipline and hikes. This hotel has been around for years but is very well maintained. Service is great. Restaurant is wonderful. You feel like you are miles and miles away. Make sure you do the hike and crawl inside the tree. Rooms are basic but clean and comfortable. There is no...

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Samara
Reviewed 5 June 2015

This is a great hotel for many reasons. It is next to a natural wildlife corridor which means many types of animal pass by in close proximity to the hotel. The hotel offers night hikes right on the property. The property is also very close to the original canopy tour, a tour perfect for families with young kids. It is...

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Mission Beach, Australia
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Enjoyed our stay, did not expect luxury but we were pleased with what was on offer. Walked some of the nature trails and saw some amazing birds and even the flying turkeys. Staff at reception and restaurant were friendly and helpful. Had dinner one night and were the only guests eating in that night. Steak was cooked to perfection!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2015

The highlight of staying here is that from the main lodge balcony you can see hummingbirds, agoutis, coatis and much much more doing their thing in the gardens, which is pretty wonderful and an easy and relaxing way to watch wildlife. The location is also extremely green and peaceful as the lodge is set in large grounds, with trails to...

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  • Breakfast included
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Your one-stop location at Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge offers 72 acres of primary and secondary forest, canopy tour, over 3 miles of private trails and more than 180 species of birds in a quiet and wonderful place. Our beautiful gardens and bungalow-style bedrooms make a great place to relax, rest and enjoy nature. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge

Address: PO Box 531-1000 | northern Tilaran Mountain Range, Monteverde, Santa Elena 232-5150, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range: €101 - €126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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