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El Establo

Diagonal to Escuela Rafael Arguedas | N 10° 18.7836 / W 84° 48.9587, 60109, Costa Rica
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  • Location
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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went with a girlfriend (friend). For being "one of the most expensive" places to stay in Monteverde, they could do a few improvements. We started out on a ground floor room. BTW the doors to the outside have no weather strip and the windows are glass louvers, so insects can get in easily. After finding four roaches in one... More 

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San Jose, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel for one night while on a groupt our, but man oh man, I wish we would gotten to stay longer. We were inthe 800 building which was high up along side the hill. The view was amazing, and when the clouds cleared you could actually see the pacific ocean. However, seeing as we were up... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is perched on a mountain on terraces with lush grassy lawns. What an amazing view from your room. We stayed in the 700 building which was not walkable for my wife so we had to call for a complimentary shuttle to get around. The room is very clean and the beds are super comfortable. the only complaint is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Views were godd, the rooms were nice and the breakfast was OK. The only complaint I have is that you can hear everything in the halls with the doors slamming and kids running around and screaming. Probably a great place for families but not for a couple's honeymoon. That was just our experience though... I'm sure a product of just... More 

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NYC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a large property but it's spread out so it doesn't feel or look overwhelmingly large. There are several buildings leading up the hill and the views are better the higher up you stay. The rooms are modern, large and very nicely appointed with comfortable beds and rocking chairs to help enjoy the views. The bathrooms are nice and spacious... More 

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Columbia,IL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family vacation of 11 fromaage 10 to 72 and all liked El Establo. The views from the room are magnificent. The hill walking will help keep the breakfast off the waist line. On the staff Jeff at the front desk was very helpful with the check in and things to do. If you come in from Arenal you will understand... More 

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Broomfield, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a delightful find in a rainforest paradise! We stayed one night in June 2015 and wished we could have stayed longer. The room was clean, comfortable, modern, and had great views. We loved our deck and the pool was amazing. Things to note: There is not Wifi everywhere on the property; only in pockets. The property is on a... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful scenery. Zip line staff was great and provided a memorable occasion. Also took the night tour and was not disappointed despite a slow rain. Insects, mammals, birds, and even some very small frogs were seen. We went offsite for a canopy tour with bridges over the ravines. Another interesting experience. We went as a family with ages from 2... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a party of 14. We had 7 rooms for 2 nights. Staff was great especially Gustavo as concierge. Tough location as its built into mountain so while views were amazing, getting around resort means depending on shuttle (very steep inclines). Rooms were great. Spacious and clean and modern. WiFi not great but they told us it was being... More 

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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I traveled here with a tour group. Our family had 2 rooms. rooms 101 -312 section. The rooms are very large and clean. Loved the chairs that looked outside and the ground floor had a poured patio that was nice so we walk out to the green grass & pool. I liked the open space in the... More 

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