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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“shuttle service”(93 reviews)
“steep hill”(105 reviews)
“main restaurant”(35 reviews)
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Free Shuttle or Taxi Services
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The hotel itself is located in a beautiful cloud forest reserve in Monteverde which in itself is a lovely small town in the mountains. Rooms have a good size (deluxe which we stayed in), have a balcony, great bathroom with large shower and a bathtub...More

Thank Javier B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stayed here for 2 night's whilst we were on the Tui cloud forest tour. This hotel has great views and decent sized rooms. It's a hilly site so you do need to get a bus from room to the bottom and once in your...More

Thank louise t
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Recently visited Costa Rica and spent 3 days at the El Establo Mountain Hotel. Getting up the mountain from the airport was dreadful. Unpaved roads on the side of cliffs are never fun. Nonetheless, the hotel is okay. The rooms are very spacious with large...More

Thank CocaColaTraveler
Response from Arnoldo B, General Manager at El EstabloResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review, CocaColaTraveler. We are glad you had the opportunity to enjoy the views from our hotel and the food. We are sorry to hear about the wifi issues, we'll make sure to improve on this. We appreciate your observations, we have...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We arrived after a treacherous journey from Los Lagos Hotel La Fortuna, across lake Arenal then on very bumpy roads it wasn’t quite exciting even though the rain was pouring. Check in at the hotel went smoothly and we quickly were taken to our rooms,...More

Thank brennanfamily01
Response from Arnoldo B, General Manager at El EstabloResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for your review. We appreciate the information you write in your review for more travelers to read. Thank you for your comments to help us improve our service. We are glad you enjoyed the views from our hotel. Best regards, El...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As this hotel was pre-booked for us by the tour company, I did not check it up on Trip Advisor. My mistake. If I had, I would not have stayed here. In short, in my opinion, this hotel is a dicey option and should be...More

Thank Gary S
Response from Arnoldo B, General Manager at El EstabloResponded 3 days ago

Hello, Gary. Thank you for your review, we appreciate that you share your experience with other travelers. We are happy you had the opportunity to enjoy the night walk, it is ranked as one of the best in the area. About the hot water, you...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Tennis Court
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$ 126 - US$ 279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 126 - US$ 279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room & Suite (501)
Dining (75)
Pool & Beach (59)
Amenities (65)
Family and Play Areas (15)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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travelingCAgal
15 April 2018|
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Response from ricardorey1 | Reviewed this property |
Please avoid going yo this place if you want to enjoy your trip.Air conditioning? Depending on the day...some days yes others no.
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Connie R
11 January 2018|
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Response from ricardorey1 | Reviewed this property |
This is clearly not that type of luxury hotel.Forget it!!
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medmerry2016
27 December 2017|
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Response from Lee Z | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any close restaurants close to the property. Town however is not far away by taxi.
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"All rooms feature a beautiful view of the mountain and valley eblow"
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"Top floor rooms have better views. All rooms have a good view."
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"All the rooms have an amazing view of the cloud forest"
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"Ask for a room with a clear view of the sunset"
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