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El Castillo Hotel

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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good6%
  • Average2%
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  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Not sure where to start. From the welcome to the view, everything was breathtaking. Scott made us feel like family, a very, very pampered family. We only stayed one night but we will never forget it. I cannot wait to go back. The food was...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

We loved this hotel! Small, unique, friendly, luxurious. What's not to like? The staff were excellent, led by manager Scott Dinsmore. Everyone was incredibly caring and dedicated. Nothing was too much trouble. Arrange a canopy zip-lining tour? No problem! Call to see when a turtle...More

1  Thank Renee R
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We live in the area and have visited El Castillo for sunset, cocktails and dinner many times. Using a special occasion and the quiet of Green Season as an excuse, we treated ourselves to an overnight stay and got to experience the beauty of the...More

1  Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed 11 October 2017

A beautiful location with a breath taking view of the Pacific Ocean in Southern Costa Rica. The lobby bar and furnishing accent the surroundings with style and the Edgeless Pool with it's Blue coloring adds tremendously to the visual experience. The room was a perfect...More

1  Thank genes252
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

This place is spectacular! When you stay here, it is all about you. The attention to detail is unmatched. Scott, the general manager, is the best. He and the guys go out of their way to make sure everything is perfect. Pablo, the chef, is...More

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Amenities
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Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
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Pool
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Outdoor pool
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US$ 234 - US$ 430 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$ 234 - US$ 430 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Martise Y
14 May 2018|
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Hello and thanks for thinking of us. Here is some information on getting to Castillo. This is missing the links due to Tripadvisor's policy. You should fly into San Jose. The best is to rent a 4x4 in San Jose and drive... More
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Beach access is by car or local taxi… The beaches are safe… The Bamboo Room Restaurante Fusion Lookout Bistro Best happy hour in Dominical The restaurant also has a cozy bar with sports programming and pool billiards... More
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30 December 2017|
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Tours around Ojochal can include snorkeling at Cano Island, hiking Corcovado Park or Hacienda Baru, horses to Nauyaka Falls, laying on the beach, ATVs, surf lessons, walking out on the famous Ballena Whale's Tail, white... More
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"All the rooms have AMAZING views!"
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"honeymoon suite had killer views and was fairly private"
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"We were in the 2-bedroom owner's suite, but all the rooms we saw had equally amazing views"
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"For the additional cost splurge nad go with the Ocean View suite!"
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