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New Hampshire
Reviewed 22 April 2011

The rooms were nice and large but outdated and in need of repairs, as in lights that didn't work, the refridgerator was gone, the safe didn't work. The balcony was the best part - nice and large. The cleaning could have been better and the maids would leave the doors open when cleaning, allowing (large) bugs to get in. The...

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London
Reviewed 16 March 2011

Great to have our own balcony with a view of the garden and nature. Setting and location were perfect for us: up in the trees and yet only a 10 min (steep) walk down into town. Our room was a bit tired and could do with an update, similarly the shower which alternated between cold and scalding. The food in...

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Perth
Reviewed 27 January 2011

This is not the Holiday Inn and thank goodness for that, We stayed in a cabin that was probably the furthest hike from the restaurant, half way up the mountain, being intrepid types this was part of the fun. The Cabin itself was fine, basic and clean, This is on the the edge of the forest so wildlife and birds...

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NY
Reviewed 15 January 2011

This hotel is terrible. The linens are very old and dirty and the bathroom is disgusting. The shower could only be hot or cold and a trickling of water. There were also small black flies in bed and bathroom. We had to carry our luggage up a poor long path to our cabin. The breakfast is not too good either....

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Chicago
Reviewed 19 December 2010

While planning for the trip, I knew that the hotels in Monteverde were not up to Arenal or Manuel Antonio's standards. However, I did expect more for the cost. We stayed in a sunset suite which had a GREAT view. The room seemed ok at first but we had the following issues: - the room was really cold at night....

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Denver
Reviewed 27 November 2010

We stayed in Bungalow #12 which is one of the Sunset Terrace Suites. The view was amazing. The room is nice and big. There is no TV, but there is free WIFI, with a somewhat weak signal, but it worked. The staff at the hotel was very nice and helpful. The bungalows are arranged on a hillside and you will...

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Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 17 October 2010

We just got back from our honeymoon in CR, and stayed in four hotels total - we loved each one, but this one was our favorite. The staff was all very very friendly and nice, certainly nothing at all was stolen, and the grounds and the views were absolutely beautiful. It is somewhat rustic in the sense it reminds me...

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Reviewed 21 August 2010

the bad: hot water shuts off intermittently in shower; toilet seat hanging by one bolt; one hand towel per couple; (all brought to front desk attention - none fixed.) wooden double lodge room - fire extinguisher cabinet prominently displayed; fire extinguisher prominently absent. fireplace with sufficient wood to warm up one hot dog. only seating - straight back wood dining...

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Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 1 August 2010

My husband and I along with our two teenage daughters stayed at Sapo Dorado during a recent (July 2010) trip to Costa Rica. We travelled with our friends who also had teenage children. Upon arrival we were pleasantly susrprised at how pretty the grounds were and how nice the reception and restaurant looked. We had rooms in the Fountain Suites...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 1 August 2010

We stayed here for 2 nights in July. Beautiful location. We got a nice cabin with a great view. Nice, rustic cabin. Very friendly service.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Hotel El Sapo Dorado

Address: PO Box 9-5655, 00000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
Price Range: €85 - €94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
El Sapo Dorado Hotel
El Sapo Dorado Monteverde
Hotel El Sapo Dorado Costa Rica/Monteverde
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“Choose a cabin as close to the office as possible if you don't want a long hike to the room. Choose a cabin far away from the office if you want a view of the ocean (on a clear day).”
 of 5 bubbles 5Kimba5, 2 Jan 2012 | Read review
“aim high- get the rooms with views of gulf of nicoya...13 and 14 were good for us.”
 of 5 bubbles teresam244, 23 Dec 2011 | Read review
“Do not take room 11 it has no foo[path or lighting leading to it”
 of 5 bubbles queenofdrains, 2 Aug 2011 | Read review
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