Close to town, but feels like you're in the jungle
Posted May 7, 2016
Wife and I stayed in a room with 1 queen and 1 twin bed and a balcony. Room was clean. No A/C, but with the fan and the cool outside temperatures it wasn't necessary. No TV, but had wifi good enough to watch movies. Best part was a huge window looking into the forest; we watched the fireflies and distant lightning show at night, and a ten-monkey migration through the trees in the morning. Location was close to town, 2 blocks off the road from Santa Elena to the Monteverde park, before the pavement ends. It was a great place to feel like you're in the jungle without being far from restaurants and amenities of town. Without a car, there were a couple restaurants to walk to and the hotel can arrange for transports to the sights. Be aware and watch out for scorpions, as you need to do at any hotel in the jungle no matter what the star rating (we were told by someone who was bit that it hurts for an hour or two but wont kill you.) The hotel was a great place to experience Santa Elena and Monteverde, unless you cant stand the thought of scorpions, in which case you should probably not go to Costa Rica.