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Nestled in the misty cloud forest of Monteverde, El Establo offers the best quality services that will make your trip an unforgettable experience: The area`s best view, heated indoor pools, spa, restaurants, café-bars, special events center, internet access, souvenirs shop, tennis court, basketball court, mini soccer court, hiking trails, canopy tour and the most charming staff. This half Costarican – half Quaker, family owned hotel, will allow you to share the best of both cultures.
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Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
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Family Rooms
Minibar
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Refrigerator in room
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I'd love to know what the builders of the hotel were thinking when they designed it. The rooms are long and narrow, contain no closets, are poorly lit, have extremely thin walls, and the bathroom sink was positioned in such a way that you have to lean over to use it. the beds
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We stayed 2 nights in 700 block with stunning views across the gulf of Nicoya and of the sunset. Lovely room with rocking chairs on the patio where we were visited by Coatis. The shuttle buses up and down the mountain were efficient. Good breakfast buffet. Very small pool and
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Response from ArnoldoBe, General Manager at El Establo
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you for the review, jackiemoore690. We are more than glad you had the opportunity to enjoy the magical views of Monte Verde seen from El Establo, the majestic wildlife of Monteverde and our amenities. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with other travelers. We look forward to more adventures and the exotic nature of Monteverde. Greetings! El Establo
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A sprawling hotel complex that is difficult to walk (all up hill) but with a good shuttle service. The buildings feel a bit like bunkers—well built with lots of stone and poured walks. Nice vaulted wood ceiling. Rooms are very noisy—you can hear your neighbors! And dark
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Response from ArnoldoBe, General Manager at El Establo
Responded 2 days ago
Dear OnTheMoveMN, We are more than glad you had the opportunity to enjoy the magical views of Monte Verde seen from El Establo. We thank you for your opinion because for us it is of utmost importance the opinion of our customers to implement improvements and always provide the best service. We have addressed your concerns to discuss with the staff. Greetings! El Establo
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Stayed 2 nights as part of a tour. The location is very good for visiting Monteverde. A cab ride to town is $3.00. Beds are very comfortable. The bars accept cash only unless you’ve registered your credit card at the hotel. The pool is heated. Views of the sunset and sunrise
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Response from ArnoldoBe, General Manager at El Establo
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you for your review, Phxlizard. We are more than glad you had the opportunity to enjoy the magical sunset and sunrise views of Monte Verde seen from El Establo, the majestic wildlife of Monteverde and our amenities. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with other travelers. We look forward to more adventures and the exotic nature of Monteverde. Greetings! El Establo
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We stayed in the 500 building and were very pleased. Our room was modern with a great shower ,lots of hot water and water pressure. The buildings are terraced up the mountain with incredible views toward the water, Incredible sunsets. The wind did blow hard each night and the
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Response from ArnoldoBe, General Manager at El Establo
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for the review, Barb S. We are more than glad you had the opportunity to enjoy the magical views of Monte Verde seen from El Establo, the majestic wildlife of Monteverde and our amenities. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with other travelers and recommend us. We look forward to more adventures and the exotic nature of Monteverde. Greetings! El Establo
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The Honeymoon Suite at the El Establo
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The Deluxe Room at the El Establo
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view out my window in the morning
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Yes, there were towels at the pool. The pool area is very nice w/some great hanging lounge chairs & workout equipment
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No they are not but it is not humid where the hotel is. We were quite comfortable! (During April).
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This is clearly not that type of luxury hotel.Forget it!!
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I did not see any close restaurants close to the property. Town however is not far away by taxi.
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Hi, we only used the hotel bedrooms and didn’t eat there. Sorry I can’t be more helpful. Try contacting the hotel directly.
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"The higher the better for uninterrupted views"
"Lower number buildings are closer to reception and easier to walk to (we stayed in #4)"
"500 level rooms were a long ride but had beautiful views of the ocean and surrounding area."
"Get rooms in building 700 - 900 to have excellent views. Also on 2nd floor but 1st floor also did have great views."
"If you insist in staying here, try for a room close to the main building"
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PRICE RANGE
US$159 - US$300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
el establo hotel monteverdeel establo monteverde
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasMonteverde
NUMBER OF ROOMS
155
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