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Salem, Massachusetts
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Clean cozy room with a balcony and view. Within walking distance to St Elena but beware road and sidewalks are very steep and often unpaved.Breakfast was individually prepared and delicious. There were several selections. Thais at the front desk was was very pleasant and helpful with sightseeing arrangements and recommendations.

Thank travelgram2016
Luisbrenes11, Propietario at Historias Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your comments and for choosing Historias Lodge.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Lovely big clean modern rooms. Patchy hot water – none at all during peak shower times, but this seems to be standard in Central America. Good wi-fi. It’s in an area where there are many hotels hidden among the trees, it’s a fair walk to town – 20/30 minutes and quite steep. You can get a taxi one way for...

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Edinburgh, Scotland
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Stayed here as part of a group tour and made to feel very welcome by all the staff, but especially Thias. Beds comfy and fridge in room a bonus. Would recommended and there is a super market around the corner, a bakery nearby and a couple of restaurants.

Thank Alison D
Luisbrenes11, Propietario at Historias Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your motivational comments, Alison. It has been a pleasure to welcome you at Historias Lodge. We want you to have beautiful memories of your Costa Rica vacation. Regards!

Reviewed 30 January 2017

What a great place to stay. We were here for 2 nights and very much enjoyed our stay. Thias was amazing..nothing was too much trouble for her and she made us very welcome. Breakfast is very good and it set us up for the day, we went to the cloud forest, did a night walk and went zip lining. All...

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Luisbrenes11, Director de Recepción at Historias Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments, Hanna. It was a real pleasure to meet you. We hope your visit to Costa Rica will give you very good memories. Greetings to the "little". Pura vida!

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We stayed here during our stay in Monteverde. The hotel itself was clean and well built, one of the few places I stayed in Central America where I couldn't hear the people above me. My room was small but cosy and warm given the cold and raining weather. I had breakfast here one morning which was pricey but lovely. The...

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Luisbrenes11, Propietario at Historias Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Thais at the reception was really nice and helped us arrange all the excursions in Monteverde. Since an activity was very early, they prepared breakfast for us before the opening time. The room was really really spacious and cozy, with a balcony. The location of the hotel is optimal, 10 minutes away from town on foot.

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Luisbrenes11, Propietario at Historias Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment. It has been a pleasure to have you with us. Regards!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Situated in a quite location a 15 minute walk into town and a lovely steep walk back up the hill on the way back!!! Nice spacious room and bathroom with massive shower and a nice touch with the extra thick blankets for the bed as it gets rather cold at night. The only downside was the hotel manager she was...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We spent one night there, the room was very clean, the breakfast was very good and Thais was very polite. She made good suggestions for a restaurant to go for dinner (Restaurant De Lucia) and for the hanging bridge tour.

Thank Diana G
Luisbrenes11, Propietario at Historias Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment. It was a real pleasure to serve you

Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised by this lodge; large comfortable rooms, really friendly management and tons of activities on the doorstep! Free WIFI, you can get laundry done....etc would highly recommend :)

Thank Lorraine M
Management response:

Thank you for your comment, Lorena. It makes us happy to know that we managed to make you feel good at Historias Lodge. We hope you return to Monteverde someday. Enjoy Costa Rica ... ¡Pura Vida! Thais. Reception

Hervey Bay, Australia
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This basic hotel was a gift after some of the other hotels we had stayed in on our tour. The hotel is run by some very attentive hosts and the produce a great breakfast made to order every morning for just $6 US. The rooms are swiss alps inspired. But the really great bonus was a fantastic shower that was...

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Luisbrenes11, Propietario at Historias Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely comments. Was a pleasure serve you.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning

Additional Information about Historias Lodge

Address: 15 Minutes From Monte Verde Cloudforest Reserve | 15 Minutes From Monte Verde Cloudforest Reserve, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde > Santa Elena
Price Range: $72 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Historias Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Historias Hotel Monteverde
Historias Lodge Santa Elena, Monteverde, Costa Rica
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“Think rooms at back near courtyard would be quieter than the ones next to parking lot.”
Cdnclan, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room on the floor will have some noise”
GregandRenea, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms toward the back of the complex have great mountain views”
Stensafriend, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms at the back are probably the quietest and not overlooked.”
827petere, 12 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Try somewhere nearer town, there's lots of choice”
TFH04, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
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