Monteverde Lodge & Gardens

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A progressive recycling strategy, a solar-energy system and a huge solar-powered – but nice and hot – Jacuzzi are among this nonsmoking hotel’s noteworthy environmentally sound practices. Large rooms with full bathroom and wraparound picture windows have garden or forest views. The large lobby is graced by a huge fireplace, and there’s an impeccable bar that looks down on the huge Jacuzzi. The grounds are attractively landscaped with a variety of native plants, emphasizing ferns, bromeliads and mosses, and a short trail leads to a bluff with an observation platform at the height of the forest canopy, with good views of the forest and a river ravine. Most people are here on all-inclusive package deals that include three meals, served à la carte and featuring quality international cuisine, as well as guided tours and transportation from San José.

Our independent authors have visited Monteverde Lodge & Gardens and selected this as one of our recommended accommodation in Monteverde & Santa Elena.

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This lodge is located 15 minutes’ drive from the Monteverde Biological Reserve and 1 km from Monteverde Town Centre. It features an extensive garden with a heated outdoor pool. Guests can also enjoy the indoor butterfly garden. WiFi is included at no extra cost.

Rooms offer views of the forest and gardens. Both upstairs and downstairs rooms have glass-enclosed showers, hot water, an in-room safe, coffee maker, alarm clock, ceiling fan, reading lamps, hair dryer and laundry bag.

The lodge's El Jardin Bar & Restaurant offers a bar setting around an open fireplace. The menu offers traditional Costa Rican and international recipes made with local ingredients when possible. Guests can also find a variety of dining options within 150 metres.

The Monteverde Lodge & Gardens can arrange activities such as tours and hiking, horse riding and bird watching. The property also has experienced on-site guides that can organize day and night-time excursions into the wilderness.

The property is 6km from the Santa Elena Reserve and 5 km from the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. Juan Santamaría International Airport and Liberia International Airport are both a 3-4 hour drive away. The lodge can arrange transfers with advance notice.

Services & facilities

  • Non-smoking
    • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor space
    • Terrace
    • Garden
  • Guest services
    • Tour desk
  • Bar
    • Available
  • Restaurant/Café
    • Restaurant
  • Wi-Fi/internet access
    • Free WiFi
    • WiFi
    • Internet services
  • Parking
    • Free parking
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