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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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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The best place we have ever stayed. Went toward the end of high season and upgraded to an amazing suite for the entire visit, although all rooms are exquisite. Scott was a superb host. He welcomed us the minute we stepped thru the door.

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Playa Bejuco, Costa Rica
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Given we own vacation rental properties and a company that rents out vacation rentals, our expectations are high when it comes to staying elsewhere in Costa Rica, to say the least. At EcoVida Properties, we take pride in our staff’s ability to provide the very best, affordable accommodation in our area and when we first heard about El Castillo through... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to this hotel after 3 days at our Eco Lodge on the Osa Peninsula. It was just the reward we were looking for after our days of hiking and birding. The hotel is gorgeous with beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean from our 2nd floor room. The infinity pool was a luxury we hadn't counted on and were... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

My son and I stayed at El Castillo for six nights last week. This boutique hotel beat our expectations in every way - the rooms, the view, the food, and mostly the staff. This hotel has only six rooms so you really get to know the staff - Scott, Jor, Hosea, and the others were there to serve us at... More 

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Escazu, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Walk through the entrance and you will be graciously greeted by staff and welcomed into the warmth of an expansive, but comfortable living room. It’s like coming home to the home of your dreams. Look through the living area and the wide open wood encased glass doors on to the patio and you are captivated by the breathtaking view of... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

What a great little place this is, with an amazing infinity pool, wonderful staff, beautiful rooms with sea view balconies, good kitchen and very reasonable priced, for what you get. We spent 5 days late March, and are already talking about, we have to get back to this little piece of paradise and get "pampered" by Jor, Jose and Carlos,... More 

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Livermore, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This hidden gem is an amazing place that is a must for anyone to stay for one night, a week or just stop by to take in the sunset. The hotel is a small boutique style hotel located in Ojochal Costa Rica The rates are extremely affordable, especially since you get 5 star quality and service. Every employee treats the... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

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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