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Saskatchewan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Costa Rica can be really funny. This is a lovely lodge: cozy cabins (we had #3) , reasonably equipped kitchenettes in some, lovely hardwood and tile with lots of big windows, great pillows and mattress, very pretty landscaped grounds. And yet, despite all the attention to aesthetic details, the basics of plumbing and electrical seem to be an afterthought. Our...

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Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 13 June 2016

At first I was taken aback by how isolated the cabins were from the actual downtown Saint Elena city. But staying here was a wonderful way to kick off my trip. The cabin was rustic and clean. The view directly outside my door was breathtaking; you could see the waves of mist and fog come and go, enveloping the mountains....

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Los Gatos, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great view from the hilltop and a cute little patio and yard. The cabin interior was more plain but functional and clean and with plenty of windows. The staff was very helpful in figuring out activities to do in the area. This review is for cabin 4. The adjacent cabin 3 would have identical view and yard, the other...

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Gladstone, Missouri
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed our visit, this location close to zip lines and other activities. Not an easy walk, would recommend using taxis from the area if not driving. Roads are kinda rough and no sidewalks. Several good places to eat close by. Friendly helpful staff, rooms were clean. No AC but not really needed in the mountains.

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New Haven, Connecticut
Reviewed 28 July 2016

My family stayed here for four nights while we explored the Monteverde area. The cabin was clean and comfortable. We were switched from the cabin we had originally reserved and given one with a shared kitchen (our original reservation did not include the cabin with kitchen). The views from the porch were beautiful -- both for the sunsets and the...

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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We came here after a week of being at the beach. We arrived around 8pm, it was nice that the reception was still open. A very kind young man welcomed us, and game us advice on what we should do locally. He even made some phone calls for us and found that t he San Luis waterfall was closed. This...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 11 July 2016

So, these cabinas were very charming, if a little dated (which I'm totally down with). We stayed here for the view, perched high above Santa Elena and overlooking the Nicoya Gulf. The sunset is spectacular. You can't beat it for the price. The breakfast is decent, but I won't say it is anything to write home about (I know this...

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Longmont, Colorado
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

The rooms were nice, and as advertised. Breakfast was good. Our favorite part was the trail to the swing. We saw capuchins several times, coatis, agouti, morphos, many birds and two other mammals we couldn't identify. The views were lovely.

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Los Banos, California
Reviewed 17 June 2016

We just returned from a three night stay in the four bedroom cabin #8. It's a beautiful place with a wide view. The yard and grounds are very pretty. We walked the trail twice and visited the swing, picnic table, and cows. We saw a coati, hummingbirds, coyotes (we think that's what they were) and monkeys, as well as numerous...

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Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

From the cute cottage (we stayed in #8 with 5 kids), to the forest walk to the tree swing, to the horse that roamed around our cabin eating sugar cane, the one night stay was magical. Great breakfast by the staff in the morning. Ask for the local jam to go with your toast... Amazing.

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cabañas Capulín is a cluster of 8 beautiful wooden cabins located in a beautiful natural setting, with stunning views of the cloud forest and the Nicoya Gulf. The cabins range in size from small private cabins (with space for 2-5 guests), to bungalows (3-7 guests), to a small, two-storey mountain house (for 7 people). All cabins have beautiful woodwork, bathrooms with hot water, and terraces or balconies with beautiful view. Homemade breakfast for $7 per person(reservation needed) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cabinas Capulin

Address: Santa Elena, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range: $83 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Cabinas Capulin 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Cabin 8 has a view!”
 of 5 bubbles purplexfiles, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Private Cabin with kitchen”
 of 5 bubbles jessicaj2911, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms have lovely views, but the rooms with the higher numbers are even more spectacular.”
 of 5 bubbles R9967XBlindah, 1 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Some cabins have kitchens if you want to eat in.”
 of 5 bubbles cd692, 14 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Definately book rooms 5 - 7 unless you have children and need more space.”
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