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El Establo

Expedia.comUS$120*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Lisle, Illinois
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I did not stay here but had a hotel booking here through Expedia. Unfortunately, I had a circumstance that prevented me from coming on the trip. Unfortunately, I was past my deadline in cancelling without penalty. I worked with their business office and they understood my unique situation and did not charge me the full rate for cancelling. Thank you...

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Prospect, Kentucky
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is built up into the hill so if you don't have a car and have a room in one of the higher buildings you will need to walk down or call and wait for the shuttle to come get you. Shuttle isn't always readily available. The rooms are dated and the hallways are made of stone so you...

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

The roads are really bad. Once you arrive at El Establo is like and oasis. The hotel is very clean. The bathrooms are large and have a front porch overlooking the bay in the distance. Great service and the breakfast is very good. Went up there to see it and the view is unbelievable, especially the sunset. Very cool in...

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Pendleton, Oregon
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were very impressed with the beautiful room with a great view and patio by the lawn. It is spread out, but with one call a shuttle is there to take you anywhere on the property. The breakfast they provided was the best we had in all of Costa Rica. This place is so much a higher class value than...

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Thank ORCon
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed at this hotel for an evening. Received a friendly greeting from the front desk / reception. Explained the property, along with providing a map of the property. Stayed in room 531. The pictures provided on this site are factual. The building is located near the restaurant. Had a wonderful dinner at Laggus had coconut shrimp & ceviche. Thought it...

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Thank Kerri B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was LARGE, two floors, king sized beds. The bathroom had a large tub and shower, sinks, mirrors, all beautifully tiled. the surrounding grounds were well planted, groomed to perfection, and peaceful. Our stay included breakfast which consisted of almost anything you could imagine. Fresh fruits, eggs, rice and beans, muffins and all sorts of pastries. The staff was...

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1Thank Thomas H
Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is one of the few in the area which can handle large tour groups. Consequently tour operators have few options and the level of service is not good. The hotel consists of a series of buildings going up the mountain, and therefore shuttle service is required to get from the room to the dining room and reception. At...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't have any problems during our two night stay here. The bedroom was large and clean and well furnished with amazing picture windows. The lodges themselves were rather spartan and somewhat echo-ey due to the stone floors but this was OK. We ate one evening meal and two breakfasts here and they were fine. The setting of the lodges,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is beautiful and the room we stayed in was adequate, however the service we received was poor. We arrived with our luggage and nobody helped us until after about 5 minutes and it was pouring with rain. We asked the reception if we could check in early bearing in mind it was low season and he said no....

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights in the 500 rooms. Long way to lobby and front area. Rooms are decent with poor lighting like everyone else mentioned. No wifi unless in common area but you still need a password at the bar. Randall, bartender at Laggus (bar area) lied to us about the wifi being down when a few mins later he...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Establo

Address: Diagonal to Escuela Rafael Arguedas | N 10° 18.7836 / W 84° 48.9587, 60109, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
Price Range: €101 - €200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — El Establo 3.5*
Number of rooms: 155
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El Establo Hotel Monteverde
El Establo Monteverde
El Establo Costa Rica/Monteverde
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“If you don't mind the hike up and down then ask for a room in one of the higher units.”
SandiR573, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“We were in the 600 level - the higher up the better the view”
ORCon, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“Get a 2nd floor ...the VIEWS are amazing”
  • King Sized Bed
J784KWthomash, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Close to Lobby”
Lloyd217, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“The 800s and above have a beautiful view!”
ChristineR90, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
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