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Hotel Castillo del Arenal

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3.5 Millas Suroeste del Parque Nacional Volcan Arenal, 300m Suroeste De La Escuela, El Castillo, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007 Costa Rica
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#2 of 2 hotels in El Castillo
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Castillo del Arenal overlooks the beautiful little village of El Castillo, located right next to the Arenal Volcano National Park. Amazing location allows guests to enjoy beautifull views. The Hotel it´s a CR family owned business located in a beautiful, quiet and unique area in Arenal. All our rooms have stunning views of the Arenal Volcano and Lake Arenal. Our hotel is only 3.5 milles km from the National Park and 700 mts from the Arenal Lake. We are very accessible for all types of vehicle, many activities as well. Special for all those who wants a real expirience with nature of the Arenal Volcano area.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Bar / lounge
Hiking
Horseback riding
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free airport transportation
Parking
Public wifi
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Free shuttle or taxi services
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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Lake View
Great View
Languages Spoken
Spanish

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54Somewhat walkable
Grade: 54 out of 100
14Restaurantswithin 1 km
1Attractionwithin 1 km
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3.5 Millas Suroeste del Parque Nacional Volcan Arenal, 300m Suroeste De La Escuela, El Castillo, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007 Costa Rica
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Juan Santamaria Intl Airport77 kmSee all flights
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Tony S wrote a review Jan 2020
Waverley, Canada29 contributions44 helpful votes
High scenic views, rooms were a comfortable size, bed was mediocre but suitable. Staff were very polite, and the fusion pizza from the restaurant was excellent. Had a breakfast option, and it was a nice menu to choose from. Laundry was $5/kg wash & fold, so good choice as they are 30 mins from La Fortuna. Wifi was spotty to almost nonexistent in the room, but lobby/restaurant /deck was okay. The guard dogs were very receptive to guests also.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Rhonda E wrote a review Nov 2019
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First, Daniella, the girl at the front desk, was very helpful from the beginning by answering all of the questions that I had for her, via emails. Fermin, the hotel manager, actually picked us up at the airport and took us on the 3 hour trip to the hotel, stopping at a restaurant for us to grap a bite. Fermin & Daniella really took care of us the whole week by setting up our adventures and transportation, sometimes taking us themselves. Daniella surprised me by decorating our room (we had a Junior Suite) for my birthday. The restaurant, Fusion, was very good, as was our favorite waiter, Jordy. We had breakfast every day and dinner most nights, our favorite menu item being the Jalapeno Steak (delicious). The Junior Suite was perfect (only complaint was the dogs barking across the street). No thrills but it was roomy and we loved the outside patio overlooking the volcano. Would recommend this hotel (especially the Junior Suites) to anyone.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Room Tip: We had a Junior Suite on the 2nd floor overlooking the volcano. Perfect.
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Response from Fermín Andrés C, Gerente at Hotel Castillo del Arenal
Responded 2 Dec 2019
Hola Rhonda y Kevin, fue un gusto conocer y servirle a tan lindas personas, gracias por su visita a nuestro hotel y estamos para servirle. Fermin Ramirez C
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June Powers wrote a review Nov 2019
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Hotel Castillo del Arenal Very nice hotel with amazing views to the arenal volcano, El castillo is a small town away from la fortuna and the touristic area, ost of the activities like zip line, sky walk and other stake place in el castillo,
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Lawrence Holloway wrote a review Sep 2019
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Lovely views and nice clean rooms, El castillo is about 15 miles from la fortuna, The road is on very nice conditions, We did it easily with a regular car, There are many things to do in the area, The sky park is just a few minutes off the Hotel
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Floyd Gilbert wrote a review Sep 2019
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A very nice hotel run by a costarican family, Nice atmosphere and great views, We had one of the junior suites with direct view to the arenal volcano and the lake, The front desk was very helpful with activities in the area.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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PRICE RANGE
US$54 - US$110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of AlajuelaArenal Volcano National ParkEl Castillo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
16
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Castillo del Arenal
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Castillo del Arenal?
Nearby attractions include Butterfly Conservatory (1.2 km) and Arenal Eco Zoo (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Castillo del Arenal?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Castillo del Arenal?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Castillo del Arenal?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Castillo del Arenal?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Castillo del Arenal?
Conveniently located restaurants include La Ventanita, Pizza John's Jardin Escondido, and Essence Arenal Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Castillo del Arenal?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Hotel Castillo del Arenal have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Hotel Castillo del Arenal offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Hotel Castillo del Arenal located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of El Castillo.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Castillo del Arenal?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Hotel Castillo del Arenal have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.