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El Castillo Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Calle Perezoso | 300 Mtrs Este de Costanera, Ojochal 60501, Costa Rica
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Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Ojochal
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As a destination wedding photographer, location is everything. It always sweetens the deal when the staff and scenery of a hotel create an incredibly welcoming atmosphere. A truly marvelous venue for a destination wedding. Simply wonderful staff - courteous - thoughtful - and all around great people. Stunning views and sunset.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel in Ojochal can boast about having fabulous cuisine, an incredible ocean / sunset view with a unbelievable staff and a menu to die for. Don't waste a minute of your time. Book now, enjoy later!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I was not a guest of this hotel, however I did attend a wedding here and spent quite a good amount of time on the property the week of the wedding. I loved everything about El Castillo. I was definitely envious of the people staying there. The view from the infinity pool has to be one of the best in... More

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I am the bride of the wedding party that was here recently. I know I speak on behalf of the entire group of 50 people that was in attendance to the wedding (as well as the pizza party rehearsal the night before, the ceremony and reception the night of, and the bonfire the following day), when I say that this... More

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West Hollywood, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We stayed in an incredible room with extremely high ceilings, incredible architecture, and breathtaking views of the ocean. We went for a wedding which was absolutely stunning. I'm convinced that the wedding photos that come from this, will be the best I've ever seen. It has the feeling of an awesome bed and breakfast with incredible staff, good food, and... More

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Ojochal, Costa Rica
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

El Castillo Hotel recently hosted my daughters wedding. From the rehearsal pizza party to the elegant wedding ceremony and dinner, Scott, Russell, John and their amazing staff went above and beyond to provide an exceptional experience for our family and friends. The Hotel is absolutely gorgeous....with 5 spacious suites with balconies overlooking the infinity pool and Pacific Ocean. The restaurant,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

A bad start. We arrived midday tired after a 5 hour hazardous drive looking forward to a Sunday lunch in the well promoted restaurant. We were early ti check - in so lunch was in order. We arrived to find a wedding party in progress and told to come back at 3 and all would be organised for us. When... More

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Trav1964, Owner at El Castillo Hotel, responded to this review

Honestly, you really didn't meet our expectations either. You were cranky when you arrived and it continued throughout your stay. Obviously nothing was going to be right. You had a 5 hour hazardous drive down the paved highway? Odd. It should have been the first clue. When you arrived you were informed compassionately that check in time is 3pm, not... More

Los Angeles, California
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at El Castillo. The view from rooms and pool are lovely and David, the man at the front was great! Very helpful in attending to our needs, making reservations etc ... I took one star off for the food. at dinner, the restaurant looked promising but disappointed. We had to send back the steak dish (not... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

When you walk into El Castillo - you feel like you are in paradise. It has the most perfect view to watch the nightly sunset from its beautiful pool. It is a charming hotel with an exceptional staff there to make your stay perfect. Coming from a foodie town in the US - we were pleasantly surprised at the amazing... More

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Palmer Lake, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

My first visit to Costa Rica, we chose El Castillo for its excellent reputation and stunning location above the small village of Ojochal with magical views of both the coast and the mountains. Comfort, elegance and friendliness awaited us, all contributing to our delightful six-day tropical getaway from one of the coldest Colorado winters on record. Scott and Russell and... More

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Also Known As:
El Castillo Hotel Costa Rica/Ojochal
Address: Calle Perezoso | 300 Mtrs Este de Costanera, Ojochal 60501, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Ojochal
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Ojochal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — El Castillo Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A serene spot with an incredible view perched 300 feet above the Pacific Ocean. This cozy boutique hotel boasts an infinity pool, large rooms, spacious suites, king beds, air-conditioning, wi-fi, in-room safes and small refrigerators. All rooms have a view of the ocean and sunset. Castillo also has one of the top restaurants in the area. Truly a special hotel in a beautiful spot in the world. ... more   less 
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