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Diagonal to Escuela Rafael Arguedas N 10° 18.7836 / W 84° 48.9587, 60109 Costa Rica See on map
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Free Shuttle or Taxi Services
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stayed here for a few nights in the ‘500’ block of rooms halfway up the hill. As others have said, the hotel is spread over a steep hillside with an on-demand shuttle bus to take you to your block. Our room was at the...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Response from ArnoldoBe, General Manager at El EstabloResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your wonderful review, Goose123456789. We are more than glad you had the opportunity to enjoy the magical views of Monte Verde seen from El Establo, the restaurant breakfast of Monteverde and our amenities. We are also happy to hear you enjoyed the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was such a great place. The views are spectacular. The hotel is basically built into the side of a mountain and the property extends quite a bit. We walked from the very bottom to the very top and it was quite a hike. But...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from ArnoldoBe, General Manager at El EstabloResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for the review, _jordanselzer90. We are more than glad you had the opportunity to enjoy the magical views of Monte Verde seen from El Establo, the breakfast and our amenities. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with other travelers...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Set in the mountains, we had a wonderful room, but the 'complex' is so enormous, it is necessary to order a 'transporte' - hotel provided minibus to get from the room to reception, so even dinner had to be planned and organised in advance. The...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from ArnoldoBe, General Manager at El EstabloResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for the review, Mono_Jockos. We are more than glad you had the opportunity to enjoy the magical views of Monte Verde seen from El Establo, the majestic wildlife of Monteverde and our amenities. We have addressed all your concerns with the team to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came to Costa Rica on our honeymoon and this was city 3 of 4. The complex is quite large up a steep hill and instead of calling the shuttle to the front we did walk everytime from building 4 (a bit exhausting!). Room was mediocre,...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from ArnoldoBe, General Manager at El EstabloResponded 1 week ago

Dear mynameiskay, We are happy you decided to spend your honeymoon at El Establo. We are extremely sorry that it wasn't a good experience. We have addressed this with the team to ensure we improve on this. We are also sorry you walked through the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 3 member family stayed at El Establo in mid-December. It's quite an amazing property with several buildings tucked higher & higher into the hillside. I was glad we were in a building just above the reception area which meant we didn't need to use...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from ArnoldoBe, General Manager at El EstabloResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review, bdeckermsu. We are more than glad you had the opportunity to enjoy the magical views of Monte Verde seen from El Establo, the majestic wildlife of Monteverde and our amenities. We're very sorry about the problems with the room lights....More

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Nestled in the misty cloud forest of Monteverde, El Establo offers the best quality services that will make your trip an unforgettable experience: The area`s best view, heated indoor pools, spa, restaurants, More café-bars, special events center, internet access, souvenirs shop, tennis court, basketball court, mini soccer court, hiking trails, canopy tour and the most charming staff. This half Costarican – half Quaker, family owned hotel, will allow you to share the best of both cultures. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
155
Price range
$160 - $341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
El Establo Hotel Monteverde
,
El Establo Monteverde
,
El Establo Costa Rica/Monteverde
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
155
Price range
$160 - $341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
El Establo Hotel Monteverde
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El Establo Monteverde
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El Establo Costa Rica/Monteverde
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
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Mary L
January 7, 2019|
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Response from bdeckermsu | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there were towels at the pool. The pool area is very nice w/some great hanging lounge chairs & workout equipment
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travelingCAgal
April 14, 2018|
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No they are not but it is not humid where the hotel is. We were quite comfortable! (During April).
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Connie R
January 10, 2018|
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Response from ricardorey1 | Reviewed this property |
This is clearly not that type of luxury hotel.Forget it!!
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"Lower number buildings are closer to reception and easier to walk to (we stayed in #4)"
mynameiskay
2 weeks ago
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"500 level rooms were a long ride but had beautiful views of the ocean and surrounding area."
harryn702
2 weeks ago
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"Get rooms in building 700 - 900 to have excellent views. Also on 2nd floor but 1st floor also did have..."
170KH
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"If you insist in staying here, try for a room close to the main building"
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