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    Rancho Margot

    3km beyond El Castillo | La Fortuna de San Carlos, El Castillo, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent75%
    • Very good17%
    • Average5%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 265 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We spent 3 of our 8 day vacation here and it was breathtaking! The ranch is massive and stunning with everything anyone would ever need. We took the ranch tour which was very educational, the horseback ride to an amazing view, and a kayak trip...More

    Thank Todd J
    Response from Rancho M, Owner at Rancho MargotResponded 2 weeks ago

    SO glad you all enjoyed...and we are honored to have shared in this precious trip for you both!! Pura vida and we'll hope to see you back some anniversary day :)

    Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

    Super enjoyable. Relaxing with many activities available. Located in the middle of the Rainforest an off the grid ecological farm and resort beautifully combined. Learned so much. Super for families as well. Don't miss this one if you are in the area it will make...More

    Thank Daniel S
    Response from Rancho M, Manager at Rancho MargotResponded 11 August 2017

    We are so glad you found us and enjoyed your stay!!! and we thank you for sharing your experience 🌎❤️ Until next time, Pura Vida👍🏼

    Reviewed 4 August 2017

    Without doubt a highlight of our 1 month trip. As a family of 4 (2 adults, a 5 and a 7 yr old) we spent three nights here. The setting is beautiful, the ethos of the owners is brilliantly brought to fruition by not only...More

    Thank ToJoXanBella
    Response from Rancho M, Manager at Rancho MargotResponded 8 August 2017

    We're so glad you enjoyed yourselves so! Thank you so much for sharing your experieces here. Until next time, pura vida🌎❤️!!!

    Reviewed 20 July 2017

    as soon as I got to Rancho Margot I was so relieved, I didn't know at all what to expect, but I arrived before the sunset to a wonderful, spacious, clean and private cabin (I was actually giddy when I saw it...surrounded by lush rainforest,...More

    1  Thank sophielofytab
    Response from Rancho M, Owner at Rancho MargotResponded 22 July 2017

    Hooray!! for you and taking full advantage of all there is to enjoy here in and around our valley. Thank you so much for the wonderful report. Happy and safe travels, until next time!

    Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

    If you love organic living this is your spot. They give a ranch tour that blows your mind about organic farming. It's off the grid, hydro powered and can't even be found on google maps. They serve you organic meals/food 3 times a day. And...More

    Thank Amanda111111
    Response from Rancho M, Owner at Rancho MargotResponded 22 July 2017

    We are so glad you found us and enjoyed your time on the Ranch! Thank you so much for taking time to share your experience Until next time, pura vida!!

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$161 - US$333 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Arenal Volcano National Park >
    • El Castillo
    • Also Known As
    • Rancho Margot Hotel Arenal Volcano National Park
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    Traveller (273)
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    Kristi M
    11 February 2017|
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    Response from Rancho M | Property representative |
    Yes. All meals included and delicious :)
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    th fan d
    12 August 2016|
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    Response from Rancho M | Property representative |
    So sorry for the delayed response here....our social media life is a bit chaotic at the moment :) Christopher and the entire team in reception would be happy to arrange private or advise on public transport options for you... More
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    diegocamille
    30 March 2016|
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    Response from JROAlbany | Reviewed this property |
    Hi. There is a playground right next to the dining area. Lots of the great activities include walking, horse back riding....not great for a 3 year old. The hot springs would probably be ok, but you would have to limit the... More
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