Cabinas Los Tucanes

500 Metros Sur De La Escuela El Castillo, El Castillo, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007 Costa Rica
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4.5
#1 of 2 campsites in El Castillo
4.4 of 5 bubbles
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4.8 of 5 bubbles
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4.6 of 5 bubbles
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HOTEL STYLE
Family
Charming
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
Property amenities
Free parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Airport transportation
Non-smoking hotel
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Housekeeping
Clothes rack
Coffee / tea maker
Refrigerator
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Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms

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500 Metros Sur De La Escuela El Castillo, El Castillo, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007 Costa Rica
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Angelo P wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Cabinas Los Tucanes was a great place to stay in the charming village of El Castillo, close to Arenal Volcano. We had a spacious upstairs room with a spectacular view of the lake and volcano. The high-ceiling room was bright and spotlessly clean, spacious and had a nice deck. It came equipped with a coffee maker and small refrigerator, and the beds were very comfortable. The owner Fanny served us a delicious breakfast and went out of her way to be helpful in many ways.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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GerbenSF wrote a review Jul 2023
3 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
We had a pleasant stay in July 2023! The service was great and we had a great view from the balcony/veranda (top room). Rooms were clean (w. Refrigerator!), and nice breakfast. Only 20 min to La Fortuna and 15 min to volcan trail parts.
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Date of stay: July 2023
3.0 of 5 bubblesValue
4.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Ask for the top room (first floor!)
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8lythe76 wrote a review May 2018
London, United Kingdom53 contributions19 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Loved our room here – the first time we’ve had a fridge on our travels in Nicaragua & Costa Rica! – and the coffee machine and cups, plates, etc were a really nice touch.

The room was spotlessly clean and the location is great for visiting Volcán Arenal, the Laguna, local hot springs and the Arenal Observatory Lodge trails.
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Date of stay: May 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Adam P wrote a review Jan 2022
4 contributions2 helpful votes
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Beware of the room next to the owner’s office (and front dining room)! Its the image shown in the booking.com profile. Noisy (next to office, so you hear all conversations between guests and the owner, plus her dog barking outside the room window, and phone ringing). Lighting in the room did not allow reading of books - you’d have to use a torch. The only positive is that the room was clean.

I acknowledge that other rooms may be much better (I have read sone of the other reviews), even very pleasant and spacious, but my room was unacceptable. I don’t think it should be rented out given its location. You have been warned.

I’m sorry I can’t be more positive - perhaps my standards are too high.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
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ganda97 wrote a review Jul 2016
Ohio4 contributions1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We did not actually stay at the cabins, but we used their services. Mauricio (owner) was our driver while we were in Arenal and he was great. Very knowledgeable, always on time, and reasonably priced.
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Date of stay: July 2016
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
Trip type: Travelled with family
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DavidBellile wrote a review Sept 2015
Austin, Texas49 contributions26 helpful votes
3.0 of 5 bubbles
This is a bare-bones budget hotel. It's clean, affordable, and the proprietors are friendly. With that said, I don't think we'd stay there again. The bathroom was very small, no television, the internet didn't work, and our kitchenette had ants. If you need just a place to crash this place is okay. If your expectations are higher, then I'd try somewhere else.
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Date of stay: September 2015
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
2.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Nicole E wrote a review Jul 2015
Austin, Texas69 contributions43 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This was my absolute favorite place that I stayed while visiting Costa Rica. The location was amazing and I loved that it was a good distance away from La Fortuna (which is all tourists). This location was great if you're interested in getting to know locals and learning about the culture. The bed and breakfast was so clean and the hospitality was incredible. Great breakfast every morning and the views of Arenal Volcano were out of this world. When I come back to Costa Rica I will definitely be back to this spot!
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Date of stay: April 2015
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled with friends
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costarica2015 wrote a review Jan 2015
La Prairie, Canada9 contributions1 helpful vote
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Super nice and clean with incredible view, lovely hosts ....everything was perfect 110%...you have to go there...located in a nice small village close to the Arenal National Park ...try the pizza a the small local pizza shop.....
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Date of stay: November 2014
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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dariaindub wrote a review Jan 2013
Padua, Italy23 contributions21 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
A great stay in Castillo with a beautiful view on Arenal volcano. The family that runs the 3 rooms is so kind and nice and they are very helpful if you need any suggestions for trips around. The rooms are very big and clean with separate bathrooms and shower and some kitchen facilities too; what I really loved during our stay was the hand made breakfast too, with fresh fruits and Costaricans traditional dishes. A very good stay in a fantastic corner of Costa Rica.
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Date of stay: December 2012
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
4.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Leo-y-Vero wrote a review Sept 2012
Groningen, The Netherlands2 contributions2 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We stayed one night in September 2012 and it was great. Friendly owners, very large clean rooms with coffee maker and hot water. To reach El Castillo you need a ride over an unpaved road but once you are there you will enjoy the great views over the volcano. This place is very quiet, no noise, only birds waking you up.
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Date of stay: September 2012
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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GerbenSF wrote a tip Jul 2023
3 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
"Ask for the top room (first floor!)"
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Alicia W wrote a tip Feb 2017
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Upstairs rooms have a better view"
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shoalbay233 wrote a tip Jan 2016
Vancouver, Canada10 contributions9 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Take the upstairs room for the view (weather permitting)."
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Martin B wrote a tip Dec 2015
Rouyn-Noranda, Canada14 contributions6 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"choose upper level room"
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BL3485 wrote a tip Jul 2015
Ljubljana, Slovenia21 contributions9 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
"Best view at the vulcano."
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PRICE RANGE
₹6,545 - ₹6,545 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of AlajuelaArenal Volcano National ParkEl Castillo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
3
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cabinas Los Tucanes
Which popular attractions are close to Cabinas Los Tucanes?
Nearby attractions include Butterfly Conservatory - Arenal (1.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Cabinas Los Tucanes?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a fitness centre, free parking, and airport transportation.
Is parking available at Cabinas Los Tucanes?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Cabinas Los Tucanes?
Conveniently located restaurants include Essence Arenal Restaurant, La Ventanita, and Restaurante phoenix.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Cabinas Los Tucanes?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Does Cabinas Los Tucanes have airport transportation?
Yes, Cabinas Los Tucanes offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Cabinas Los Tucanes located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of El Castillo.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Cabinas Los Tucanes?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.