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El Castillo Hotel

3.0 of 5 Calle Perezoso | 300 Mtrs Este de Costanera, Ojochal 60501, Costa Rica
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Nesbitt
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars NEW

This is perhaps the loveliest hotel we have ever stayed in. On arrival we walked through the beautiful lobby, saw the pool and ocean beyond, and fell in love with El Castillo right away. The staff were very attentive to our needs, and always helpful,but we never felt as though they were hovering over us. The dining area was lovely,... More 

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Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I walked through the front door, it took my breath away. It is one of the most beautiful, magical places I've ever been. Beyond the gorgeous arches looking outside is an infinity pool that looks like its spilling into the ocean . . . The food is delicious too. Highly recommend

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Alajuela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I must start saying that the hotel can´t be located in a better place, I visited the hotel with my girlfriend and as soon as we saw the spectacular view, we fell in love with the hotel, the perfect match between the pool and sea is awesome, the sunset there is delightful, The people at the hotel is very friendly,... More 

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Woodside, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife Allyson and I just got back from Costa Rica. El Castillo is a wonderfully amazing hotel. The view of the Pacific is outstanding from the lobby and all rooms. Especially from the large infinity pool. Scott and Russell were FANTASTIC hosts. They set us up with great things to do (mangrove nature boat tour to repelling down waterfalls).... More 

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

My husband and I stayed here for 6 nights in December 2014. It was a perfect location close to rainforests, beaches, waterfalls, and everything in between... if you can convince yourself to leave the hotel that is. The infinity pool with the perfect sunsets each night can't be beat. My husband and I splurged on a suite and it was... More 

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The view is breathtakingly beautiful. Peace and serenity surrounds you every step you take in the perimeter of the property. At night, if you walk around hotel or sit on the veranda, you'll hear the ocean waves slapping against the water. From our bed, we only have to turn our head to view the ocean and it seems to call... More 

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Oakton, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We just returned from a 3 night stay at the El Castillo and had a wonderful experience. The hotel is comfortable and charming with an attentive staff and engaging considerate owners. We were treated wonderfully throughout our stay and every request was attended to in a timely manner. They didn't shy away from accommodating our food changes as vegetarians and... More 

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Delft, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

If you have money to spend, if you do not afraid to travel in Central America, if you like slow path days, lying in a lounge in front of a pool, enjoy a cocktail and a picturesque view how the sea merges with the sky on the horizon, El Castillo is a perfect fit for you. We had a long... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

From the moment you walk in the door, you are treated like closest friends and family. Scott is an amazing host! Don't be at all surprised to sit at the bar with Scott and have one of the most enjoyable conversations that you have ever had. Of course the food is spectacular and the presentation is truly wonderful. Be sure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This review is for the restaurant only. The views and sunset were amazing. Tried the chicken parmesan on fettuccine noodles, it was fabulous. The sangria was also quite good. Attentive and friendly service as well. Definitely worth driving up the little hill to get there.

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Address: Calle Perezoso | 300 Mtrs Este de Costanera, Ojochal 60501, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Ojochal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — El Castillo Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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