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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2014 via mobile

We'd read the reviews so weren't quite sure what to expect but were pleasantly surprised. Our room (in the main block) was spacious and cool even though the lighting was rather sparse but the orange lampshades made you look really tanned! The bar and restaurant were good and the grounds well kept. What really stood out was the service -...

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Northport, New York
Reviewed 6 April 2014

This is a very basic accommodation, more like a cabin then a hotel. There are no temp controls in rooms, no ac and no fan. The room smelled heavy of polyurethane it was a bit over powering. The grounds were nice.

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Andres T, Manager at Trapp Family Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. As you mentioned in you review the reason why there are not air conditioning in our hotel and in all hotels of the the areas is because we are locates 4500 feet above sea level and the weather most of the time tend to be chilly and cool. I am...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 5 April 2014

The Trapp Family Lodge is located high in the cloud forest of Monteverde, close to entrance of the Reserve. The hotel is rustic, simple and quiet, and our (upgraded) room was comfortable and had a spectacular view. The staff was hospitable and helpful, and although the restaurant/bar is unpretentious, we found the food to be quite good-- particularly the simple,...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 4 April 2014

When this hotel was booked for my family by Horizontes, I did my homework. I read the reviews about the steep walkway to rooms, cold/noisy bathrooms, inadequate breakfast, and distance from town. Well, I guess it depends on what you are looking for. We were there to experience the cloud forest, and this hotel is perfect for that. We travel...

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Vancouver
Reviewed 27 March 2014

We just checked in about an hour ago so cannot comment on food as yet. It is so perfect I am surprised at all the negative comments. It seems people were looking for bars, action, some noise, all the reasons I would search this setting out, peaceful and quiet. I am sitting in my room looking at the forest with...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 24 March 2014

This hotel is very far from town, you will need a car to eat anywhere other than their restaurant. My husband and I stayed for two nights. The rooms are clean and acceptable but don't have a safe for valuables. It doesn't have a pool or common areas to relax outdoors. Breakfast was poor, I got pancakes form the buffet...

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Andres T, Manager at Trapp Family Lodge, responded to this review

I am sorry that you were isolated and boring at our hotel. We are located 3 miles from town and as most of the hotels in the area you need transportation to have dinner outside the properties. Only two hotels in Monteverde have pools, next time you should review more and book the hotel that can suit all your needs....

Troy, Michigan
Reviewed 22 March 2014

Visited at the end of December. Hotel lobby staff were friendly and gave good advice. Restaurant food was very good, wait staff spoke basic English and had fun as we tried our Spanish. Happy hour was nice bonus. Breakfast was typical Costa Rica spread, very hearty for a day of hiking. Rooms were clean although cool, but we understood we...

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Douglasville, Georgia
Reviewed 16 March 2014

The hotel is very nice and well maintained. The food at the restaurant was very good. The staff is pleasant. We celebrated our 10 year wedding anniversary and after my husband asked, the staff had flowers and cake waiting in our room and towels folded into swans with fresh flowers to decorate cut from their gardens. This place is a...

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Andres T, Manager at Trapp Family Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your valuable comments. We are glad you have experienced our service and enjoyed your stay with us. Will be always a pleasure to have you back in our hotel. Muchas Gracias,

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2014

This was the least favourite of the hotels that we stayed in on our recent tour of Cost Rica. The setting is lovely close to the Cloud Forest national park and with good views across towards Monte Verde. The Staff were friendly and tried hard to please.The food was OK but not amazing. The trouble was it was cold especially...

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Andres T, General Manager at Trapp Family Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. We are very sorry you did not like our hotel. As we are an environmentally friendly hotel in order to reduce waste we use soap dispensers as well as low flow shower heads to conserve water. We will have an new pathway to get to the mountain suites in May. These rooms are built in a...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 11 March 2014

Fabulous place however not in the town of Monterverde. A little out of town, but nevertheless a great place. Clean, wonderful service, great food. I would have preferred to be in the town where all the action was...

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Andres T, Manager at Trapp Family Lodge, responded to this review

One of our strengths is our location in the middle of the cloud forest. We are only two and a half miles from Santa Elena, so sorry we could not please you with the distance from our hotel to town, but thank you very much for your comments.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Additional Information about Trapp Family Lodge

Address: LG Monteverde, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
Price Range: €98 - €146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Trapp Family Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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“If you are fit, the rooms in the lodges offer a better view. If you aren't, make sure you are in the main building !”
 of 5 bubbles thegreyfox53, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you are OK with waliking a bit request a room not in the main building.”
 of 5 bubbles nancyp145, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Avoid the annexe - when windy and wet it is an unpleasant walk from the main building”
 of 5 bubbles Deechops, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Try the rooms above the reception. They may be less dark. I cannot say for sure. Stay away from the lower level rooms= 1-6”
 of 5 bubbles marsolais, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
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