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1 room, 2 adults

Hotel Don Taco

3-star3 stars
300 mts north from Banco Nacional, Santa Elena, Monteverde, Puntarenas, 60109, Costa Rica

3-star Monteverde hotel with restaurant
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Restrictions related to your trip

Costa Rica may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19. 

  • Great location and great place for the money. We enjoyed breakfast. The staff was…Feb 4, 2021
  • Loved having breakfast available and a cafe for drinks. The hotel had a great view of the…Mar 11, 2020

Hotel Don Taco

from €38
  • Superior Double Room
  • Standard Double Room
  • Triple Room
  • Quadruple Room, 1 Bedroom
  • Family Room, Balcony
  • Economy Double Room
  • Superior Quadruple Room, 1 Bedroom
  • Superior Triple Room, Mountain View
  • Standard Quadruple Room, 1 Bedroom

What’s around Hotel Don Taco


  • Monteverde Orchid Garden - 6 min walk
  • Wildlife Refuge Monteverde - 15 min walk
  • Monteverde Butterfly Garden (Jardin de Mariposas) - 28 min walk
  • Children's Eternal Rain Forest Bajo del Tigre - 28 min walk
  • Bat Jungle - 32 min walk
  • Sky Adventures Monteverde Park - 35 min walk
  • Curi-Cancha Reserve - 43 min walk
  • Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve - 3.6 mi / 5.8 km

Getting around

  • Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 154 min drive
  • La Fortuna (FON-Arenal) - 161 min drive
  • Free area shuttle
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 24 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-8:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Costa Rica may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19.
The front desk is open daily from 6:00 AM - 8:30 PM. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*


  • Free onsite self parking


  • Free area shuttle

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Terrace
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 28-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping

Hotel Don Taco’s small print

Also known as

  • Don Taco Monteverde
  • Hotel Don Taco Hotel Monteverde
  • Hotel Don Taco
  • Hotel Don Taco Monteverde
  • Hotel Don Taco Hotel
  • Hotel Don Taco Monteverde


This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 165 per vehicle (one-way)

Airport shuttle service for children up to age 10 costs USD 0

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Hotel Don Taco

  • Does Hotel Don Taco offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Hotel Don Taco does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Hotel Don Taco?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Hotel Don Taco?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at Hotel Don Taco?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Don Taco?
    You can check in from 2 PM - 8:30 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Don Taco?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Restaurante Mar y Tierra (4-min walk), Bon Appetit Restaurante (4-min walk), and Tico y Rico (4-min walk).
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Hotel Don Taco?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 165 per vehicle one-way.

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 120 reviews

Good 6.0
Hotel on the edge of town at top of a very steep hill. They offer a good breakfast with four options. Service from all staff was good. The room did not have a closet, dresser or anywhere to store clothes, so we had to keep them in the suitcase. Our room with one double and one twin bed was small..just the beds with no table or chair. There is a shared balcony with chairs and tables. But in March, it was so cold and windy we could not sit outside at night.
Steven, us4 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Highly reccomend this hotel. Great location - just a few minutes walk to town. Staff was friendly and helpful! Loved the breakfast area and roof deck and chairs outside our room. Nice view and on a clear day we could see the ocean! Bathroom was felt a little worn/older, but otherwise very clean and well maintained.
Jackie, us2 night romance trip
Fair 4.0
The breakfast was decent, about the only thing. The reception man working was polite and helpful explaining activities. Very old rooms and did not seem clean. The sheets had hair in them from previous guests. The beds were extremely uncomfortable. I felt like I was staying in a very old cabin and camping. If you are just looking for a place and don’t mind any comfort you might be okay. We left after the first night. Not relaxing at all almost slept in the car. Also no air conditioning or fan and the windows open a crack at the top but no screens. Easily a 1 Star in the USA.
Florida, us2 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
Good location and very affordable. This small hotel is a convenient spot to explore the Monteverde area. The decor is dated and can get chilly at night in this area so be sure to bring some warmer layers and manage your expectations as this is fairly standard for the area. Breakfast was included with fresh fruit an a few options.
ca3 night trip
Poor 2.0
Definitely not like the pictures! Uncomfortably small, and run down (putting it nicely). Fridge didnt work, view was of another building, had wifi but very spotty. Only good thing was staff was friendly and breakfasts were ok (not great but adequate). Wouldnt recommended this place.
ca2 night family trip
Fair 4.0
An old hotel. Did not look like pictures on the internet. The reception staff was not friendly. Not worth for the price.
us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
The service is great and all staff ( at reception, restaurant and room cleaning) are nice! Walking distance to downtown Santa Elena for restaurants and shops, bank. The facility is clean, not luxury, but good value for the price. We love the patio and spend time enjoying sun and playing cards.
Tianxue, ca2 night family trip
Good 6.0
Good location but we had no warm water and we expected to have a nice spacious room with a nice view as per s, instead the room was facing another house It’s a nice place but not as good as per the pictures
ca2 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Good location..the hotel is very close to downtown Santa Elena. However, it’s on a incline and it’s a hike up the hill from the shops. Rooms are adequate but small. The bathrooms are tiny !
Sonia, us2 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
A budget hotel
A hostel like hotel that meets basic needs.
us2 night family trip

Hotel Don Taco