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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Jack W Davis, California, United States
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Davis, California, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Travel to Costa Rica is exhilarating for any naturalist, but some places can be challenging. This small boutique hotel is beautiful, clean, offers great food, has the most helpful and friendly of staff (Jose and Scott), and other amenities. The views and the birding are fantastic! It's a perfect place to recharge after roughing it in Corcovado. It is one... More

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Clifton, Ohio
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was amazing, had it all- views, top notch staff (jose), cool owners, amazing restaurant, location to all kinds of interesting places, wildlife. By far the best place I visited in CR. Really neat bar area overlooking the infinity pool. We saw scarlet macaws fly by everday. Every member of the staff went above and beyond in every aspect,... More

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Farmington, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I am hesitant to write this review for fear that once people read this, it will be difficult to continue getting a reservation due to demand. This is a precious boutique hotel with the best view of the ocean that I have found in any other hotel on the Osa peninsula. The room are spacious, clean and with spectacular views.... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I cannot say enough about this hotel other than it was awesome. Great guys that own it and work there. Fantastic view and food. Wish I was there right now! Book the south suite if you can...Didn't get to explore Ojochal's food scene but it is apparently the best in Costa Rica.

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Fantastic hidden gem away from the action. If you love Boutique hotels, El Castillo is right for you. Located high up overlooking the fabulous Pacific Ocean. As soon as you walk through the main entrance you are treated to a view of the Infinity pool & magnificent view of the Ocean. I have stayed in many places in CR, but... More

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New York City, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

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
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

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
5 reviews 5 reviews
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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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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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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*
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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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