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

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
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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30 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Utrecht, Nederland
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

El Castillo was the start of our vacation and it couldn't have started better. What an amazing hotel. You want a 4x4 to get there (kinda difficult road to get up to), but once you are there, the experience is amazing. Scott (and the rest of the staff) is very helpful and friendly. We got an upgrade to the biggest... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

El Castillo's ambiance combines luxury with simplicity, charm, gourmet food and SCOTT...probably the best host in the south Pacific. Greeted with a hug and "where are you from?" Scott's interest in your stay at El Castillo never wanes - from a glass of wine with your evening meal to the fruit selection at breakfast the next morning. The lobby, restaurant... More 

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Montreal, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

You would certainly make a great choice to come stay at this incredible hotel with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean with it being 600 feet above as well as the mountains. I am so happy I came here and would love to come back to this place anytime. This is paradise! Their is so much to do in this... 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*
Number of rooms: 5
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El Castillo Hotel Costa Rica/Ojochal

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