Monteverde Lodge and Gardens
“…the most outstanding hotel and also a good bargain.” Costa Rica Handbook, Moon Publications.
Located just 15 minutes from the famous Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Monteverde Lodge offers second floor Forest View Balcony Rooms with king beds and balcony and ground floor Forest View Roomswith newly remodeled glass enclosed showers. The main area of Monteverde Lodge includes a glass cathedral entry, high wooden ceilings, an open fireplace, restaurant and bar, and 15-person Jacuzzi. There are comfortable sofas in the bar, reading room and on the garden terrace. The landscaping is designed to bring the flora and fauna of the cloud forest to the doorstep of the hotel. Plan on spending a morning or afternoon to wander in the 15 year old gardens that include Imperial Bromeliads, Costa Rica’s national flower the Guariantheskinneri orchid, known locally as the GuariaMorada and hedges of Blue porter weed and Lantana where butterflies feed constantly. You may also choose to sit on the deck overlooking the pond and wait for the White-faced Monkey or the Agouti to pass by. Cool climate. Hotel telephone: 011 (506) 2645-5057.