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El Castillo Hotel

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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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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I spent four nights here and loved it! From its secluded location in the hills overlooking the ocean to the comfortable room and great service, it was the perfect get-away. It's also located close enough to several beaches, as well as a jumping-off point for day trips to Corcovado National Park or snorkeling/diving on Cano Island. Ojochal... More 

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Bethany, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Perfect setting, high above the Pacific coast, with a wonderful view. Very comfortable rooms, a very good kitchen and wonderful staff. A special mention has to go to Jose, who convinced us to stay an extra night! Would highly recommend this small boutique hotel to anyone travelling to southern Costa Rica. Heavenly

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Nesbitt
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 January 30, 2015

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 January 27, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

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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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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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