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Rainbow Valley Lodge

Carretera Monteverde, Santa Elena 5240 Costa Rica
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#3 of 53 Speciality lodging in Santa Elena
Travellers' Choice
Rainbow Valley Lodge Monteverde is close to the town of Santa Elena, about 15 minutes walking or 3 minutes in a vehicle. With only eight rooms and no neighbors close by you can enjoy peace and quiet in a forest setting. We have Wi-Fi signal in all rooms. Clean rooms with hot water, possible chance to see animals right outside the rooms and owner help with guides and activities. All rooms have coffeemaker and Monteverde coffee plus small refrigerator. Parking near the rooms. Prices compare very favorably to other accommodations in Monteverde. We are not 5 star so please do not expect total luxury! We hope to see you here!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Horseback riding
Non-smoking hotel
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Room features
Private balcony
Seating area
Coffee / tea maker
Bath / shower
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Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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PRECIOUS TRAVELS wrote a review 19 Sep
Big Sky, Montana138 contributions67 helpful votes
The location is great—not in the center of town, just a quick drive away. The staff is super helpful and will work to get transportation and/or guides if that's what you are looking for. Peaceful area with great local food nearby.
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Date of stay: March 2021
Matt S wrote a review Jul 2021
14 contributions1 helpful vote
The views were amazing. The service was incredible. Chris is one of the most helpful locals we’ve met and he helped us plan an incredible trip to Monteverde. He had so many amazing recommendations that made our trip a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Ask the owner to help you book experiences during your stay. Pretty much every company in town...
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Karin L wrote a review Apr 2021
92 contributions28 helpful votes
This was a very unique, breathtaking view from our room. The rooms are literally built into the side of a mountain offering the most exquisite exciting views. Christian is a lovely host. We especially enjoyed the couple of dogs that are running around the property. They even came and hang out with us in our room. Breakfast is not provided so I would recommend swinging by the supermarket and getting a few staples to have. We would highly recommend this property.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Vacation814628 wrote a review Apr 2021
3 contributions1 helpful vote
We stayed in Honeymoon Suite. It was breathtaking. You don't even need to go anywhere. The view from your room beats any other activities in the area. Imagine taking a shower and having a basically a glass wall in front of you with the panorama on the mountains and ocean. The room is huge. perfect sunset view from your room. Highly recommended. And the lady in the office ( Anna, I think...) is the best, on top of everything.
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Date of stay: March 2021
Jocelyn H wrote a review Mar 2021
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Came here years ago as a kid and now twice in the last three years and I love it every time. Just can’t beat waking up to this view every morning. Christian and the staff are excellent and do a great job helping you make the most out of your stay. A car isn’t necessary, but it is convenient as RVL is on the edge of town. For me, I walked one morning and then did a lot of activities throughout the day. I drove everywhere the next day as I was pretty tired. The room amenities are really nice too. There are a lot of great places to eat in town, but I recommend going across the street to the small convenient store and buying items for breakfast one more to cook in the kitchenette. Enjoy your food and this view. I love going to Monteverde and RVL is a big reason for that!
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
US$45 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasMonteverdeSanta Elena
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Frequently Asked Questions about Rainbow Valley Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Rainbow Valley Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Monteverde Butterfly Garden (Jardin de Mariposas) (1.0 km), Monteverde Orchid Garden (1.1 km), and Valle Escondido Preserve (1.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Rainbow Valley Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and laundry service.
Which room amenities are available at Rainbow Valley Lodge?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a refrigerator, and a seating area.
Is parking available at Rainbow Valley Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Rainbow Valley Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Choco Cafe Restaurant and Coffee Shop, The Green Restaurant, and Orchid Coffee Shop.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Rainbow Valley Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Does Rainbow Valley Lodge have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Rainbow Valley Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.