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8 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Spacious, clean room with magnificent vista through ceiling to floor glass. Good location as it is less than 5 min walk to the centre of Sta Elena. Very friendly and helpful receptionist. Breakfast (included) not great quality but edible, standard choice: rice, pancakes, eggs, sausages. coffee a bit weak for me. Overall I would recommend it if you are not... More 

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Mikkeli, Finland
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4 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

pros: great location good customer service beautiful views (sunsets especially) beautiful rooms, no complaints cons: car has to be parked down the hill so there's a bit of a walk if your room is located high up there

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Port Orchard, Washington
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great spot with incredible views! Walking distance to Santa Elena and good location for exploring the reserves in the area. We felt very safe walking around exploring the area. Staff had great restaurant recommendations and were very helpful. Even saw monkeys right from our balcony!

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Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel with very spacious rooms! Very hilly but you are in the mountains. Staff is very accommodating - helped us with our bags and had a shuttle drive us up the hill to our room. Offered advice on future excursions too! Even helped us with a little critter (a scary one) that snuck into our room! Breathtaking view from... More 

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at Hotel Ficus. The room was comfortable, large and quiet. We had large windows to sit and enjoy the view - one day the view was a toucan eating in the trees. We also saw a coati walking across the parking lot. The staff was friendly and able to arrange several tours for us, and... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

You have to be in good shape for walk up the hills. Rooms are spacious,however lights are limited. Good breakfast,with choices. Good restaurant,just two blocks.However walk into town,be ready for return. Need some work on the water systems. The water would shut off at any time,we would call reception and the would say wait 15-20 minutes.Good fresh watermelon juice,served in... More 

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East Brunswick, New Jersey
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

We really enjoyed staying in this hotel. The hotel itself is on the hillside in Monteverde and is situated along the edge of the rainforest, which was exciting because we got to see White Faced Macaques just off of our balcony. The rooms are spacious and clean, and the included breakfast was really good. The staff is friendly and very... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

Spacious rooms, nice views, big balcony. Very pleasant and helpfull staff, able to arrange all the activities around and transport to Arenal National Park.. Good breakfasts. Nice position of the hotel, but the hill you have to climb is the price you have to pay..

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Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We thought the proximity of this hotel to Santa Elena would be a plus, but it ended up being one of its biggest drawbacks due to the NOISE! It felt like we had front row seats to a motor cross track with the constant buzz of motorcycles up and down the hill and in town. Add in the music and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

Beautiful hotel room in Santa Elena. We had a spacious room with two queen sized beds and an amazing view over the NIcoya Gulf (Pacific Ocean) which can be viewed from the balcony. Good cable TV, a coffee machine and refrigerator; two rather uncomfortable wooden armchairs and a table. Excellent sized bathroom (with toilet and shower) and basin just outside... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ficus Lodge is a hotel located in the heart of Monteverde, near the center of Santa Elena.Beautiful gardens, large trees, trails throughout the property, a garden that provides us with most vegetables we use in our kitchen, a natural environment, are the perfect complement for the enjoyment of the whole family. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ficus Sunset Suites Hotel

Address: Santa Elena, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
Price Range: $173 - $264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ficus Sunset Suites Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Top floor room by trees was very loud when it rained; but the view was incredible.”
 of 5 bubbles , 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a lower room if you have trouble walking up hills.”
 of 5 bubbles mouseangel, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“WiFi would be in and out.”
 of 5 bubbles chfjc_12, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms higher up the hill have a better view, but are a longer walk to the reception/breakfast area.”
 of 5 bubbles BusyTravellers_12, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Don't worry about the wind noise - it all adds to the atmosphere of the place!”
 of 5 bubbles Roy_Young_2016, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
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