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7km Del Parque Nacional Volcan Arenal 400 Metros Sureste De Escuela El Castillo, El Castillo, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007 Costa Rica
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 16/08/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 16/08/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 2 in El Castillo
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Travellers' Choice
Castillo del Arenal overlooks the beautiful little village of El Castillo, located right next to the Arenal Volcano National Park. Amazing location allows guests to enjoy beautifull views. The Hotel it´s a CR family owned business located in a beautiful, quiet and unique area in Arenal. All our rooms have stunning views of the Arenal Volcano and Lake Arenal. Our hotel is only 3.5 milles km from the National Park and 700 mts from the Arenal Lake. We are very accessible for all types of vehicle, many activities as well. Special for all those who wants a real expirience with nature of the Arenal Volcano area.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Boating
Game room
Children's television networks
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Foot massage
Secured parking
Public wifi
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Happy hour
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Rooftop bar
Hiking
Horseback riding
Billiards
Fishing
Walking tours
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Massage
Neck massage
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Refrigerator
Cable / satellite TV
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Mountain view
Landmark view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Family
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish

Location

Full view
47Car recommended
Grade: 47 out of 100
15Restaurantswithin 1 km
0Attractionswithin 1 km
Contact
7km Del Parque Nacional Volcán Arenal 400 Metros Sureste De Escuela El Castillo, El Castillo, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007 Costa Rica
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Juan Santamaria Intl Airport77 kmSee all flights
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Adam P wrote a review Jan 2022
4 contributions2 helpful votes
I spent four nights at this hotel and found it very welcoming and pleasant. I had booked a room at a place nearby but immediately realized it was so awful that I would go bonkers if I stayed there, so bailed out and found refuge at Castillo del Arenal just diwn the hill. The cabins are simple, but clean, very pleasant and perfectly adequate. The setting is wonderful - sited on the ridge above the village and has wonderful views of the volcano and surrounds. The manager Eduardo was extremely helpful at all times and food at the onsite restaurant was wonderful. This is a great (and reasonably priced) place to stay in the peaceful and unspolt village of El Castillo.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Shell M wrote a review Dec 2021
10 contributions
What a great view from this property actually there is a fantastic view from everywhere at the hotel, The staff was just amazing and very helpful arranging transportation and activities for us, we had a great time.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Naomy H wrote a review Dec 2021
4 contributions
Perhaps one of the most quite hotel we had been to, El Castillo del arenal offers very nice and clean rooms, We got of the bungalows far from the restaurant and it was very quite. Loved the breakfast included
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Date of stay: December 2021
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danieltran32 wrote a review Dec 2021
Florida City, Florida4 contributions
small hotel with very nice and clean rooms, We had one of the bungalows for 2 nights wild exploring el castillo, There are many things to do there, Hiking at the arenal volcano park, sky trek sky walk and more
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Date of stay: December 2021
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gibsonterrance wrote a review Dec 2021
Carolina Beach, North Carolina4 contributions
Away from la fortuna and with great views we found hotel castillo del arenal, It is a small hotel with very nice big and clean rooms, There is no need to go to far to get activities and there is also a restaurant on the hotel
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Shannon S wrote a review Dec 2021
2 contributions
Very nice hotel in el castillo with amazing views, There is a restaurant onside with a fantastic terrace, Breakfast was just delicious. The staff very friendly and very helpful with activities, We booked a few through them
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Jaime W wrote a review Nov 2021
4 contributions1 helpful vote
Very nice location good restaurant on side and fantastic views, We had one of the rooms near the restaurant the view was just amazing, Everything was perfectly clean and the hotel is very quite, loved el castillo area
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Date of stay: November 2021
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calberth2018 wrote a review Nov 2021
San Pedro, Costa Rica4 contributions
Nice jewel in el castillo very hotel with incredible views to the lake and the volcano, We had one of the bungalows big enough for the family, Th view is juts amazing and very clean rooms, We oved this hotel.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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murale s wrote a review Nov 2021
3 contributions
It is a quite hotel with very nice bungalows, The view from all the property not only from the rooms, Is fantastic the arenal volcano and the lake are just beautiful, there is a very nice restaurant on side for breakfast and other meals.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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borja r wrote a review Nov 2021
5 contributions
We had one of the junior suites located on the second floor, The view from the rooms was something else, actually the is a fine view from all the property , Breakfast was delicious and the front desk was very nice arranging activities for us.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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PRICE RANGE
$44 - $58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of AlajuelaArenal Volcano National ParkEl Castillo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
16
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