Monteverde Lodge and Gardens

400 Metros Al Este del Ranario, Santa Elena

  • Baby Ready
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens

The geometric architecture of Monteverde Lodge & Gardens is as unique as the protected Cloud Forest Reserves that make this area a magnet for nature enthusiasts from around the world. Built using sustainable woods, the eco-conscious lodge is designed to frame the  forest and garden around it. This is a good thing as there’s as the exterior is idyllic with a variety of seating areas and walking paths. Guest rooms have been updated for comfort and include private balconies. Families fit into rooms with two double beds. Located in the town of  Saint Elena, guests can walk to meals or eat at the excellent onsite restaurant. The service is very friendly and welcoming.

  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains
  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional
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Our Reviewer's Favorite Features

  • Baby Ready: Crib and highchair available
  • School Age Action: Near age-appropriate sights and activities
  • Cool For Teens: Near age-appropriate sights and activities
  • Central home-base for cloud forest reserve exploration
  • Family-friendly public areas
  • Well-appointed accommodations
  • Gorgeous onsite garden
  • 12-person hot tub for downtime
  • Excellent onsite restaurant
  • Value-oriented pricing

Families Should Know

  • Located 15 minutes from the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
  • 4 people max fit into a room, larger families need adjacent rooms
  • Guest rooms do not have TV
  • 12-person hot tub, no swimming pool
  • WIFI is free
  • Babysitting starts at $US 10+ per hour

Sports + Activities

  • swimming
  • walking/hiking
  • zip-line
  • hanging bridges
  • horseback riding

Local Excursions

  • Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
  • Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve
  • Curi-Cancha Cloud Forest Reserve
  • Monteverde Butterfly Garden
  • Monteverde Bat Jungle Tour
  • Don Juan Coffee & Chocolate Tour
  • Monteverde Sugar Mill Tour
  • Monteverde Frog Pond
  • Santa Elena Orchid Garden
  • Serpentarium


  • rooms
  • air-conditioning
  • safe/hair dryer/coffee maker
  • private balcony
  • restaurant
  • hot tub
  • garden/walking paths
  • front desk
  • babysitting on request
  • private parking
# of peopleStarting at
  • D - daily pricing
  • W - weekly pricing
  • T - tax included
  • B - breakfast included
  • I - all-inclusive

Preferred Room

Room with Two Beds

Guest Room Highlights

  • Well-appointed
  • Comfortable beds
  • Beautiful forest view
  • Quiet

Booking Conditions

  • Deposit required via wire transfer
  • Cancellation: <30-45 days depending on the season
  • Crib and highchair: free
  • Extra person fee: <10, free and ages 11+ $US 35 per night
  • Check-in is 2p and check-out is Noon