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Diagonal to Escuela Rafael Arguedas N 10° 18.7836 / W 84° 48.9587, 60109 Costa Rica See on map
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Shuttle or Taxi Services
3.5 Star accommodation
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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
Free Parking
Free Internet
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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$125 - $282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
El Establo Hotel Monteverde
El Establo Monteverde
El Establo Costa Rica/Monteverde
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Built up the side of a mountain, this hotel provides (almost) vital transport up and down to each block of rooms. This provides great views and as it nestles in the cloud forest you get visiting animals around the balconies to the ground floor rooms....More

Thank David F
Response from Arnoldo B, General Manager at El EstabloResponded 6 days ago

Dear, David F. Thank you very much for sharing your experience at El Establo with other travelers. We are happy you had the opportunity to enjoy the magical views of Monteverde seen from El Establo and the majestic biodiversity. We are sorry about the privacy...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nestled in the mountains, the two storey blocks are strung out at ever higher altitudes affording stupendous views (weather conditions permitting) towards the Pacific coast. Wonderful sunsets can be viewed from the rocking chairs on your balcony or patio. Try to get a first floor...More

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Response from Arnoldo B, General Manager at El EstabloResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review, GoSeeTheWorldOK. 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 appreciate you taking the time to share your experience...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In a wet region such as Monteverde it really doesn't do to have draughty doors and the bathrooms all have these weird grilles into the hallway outside which means those walking past can hear EVERYTHING you do in the bathroom and bedroom. Very odd design....More

1  Thank MilCyc
Response from Arnoldo B, General Manager at El EstabloResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello MilCyc, Thank you for sharing your experience with other travelers. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the view from the hotel and the town. We are also sorry about the privacy situation; we have addressed this with the team to ensure we improve...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, this was an interesting place. We were at one of the top buildings so our views were great. This is a very rustic lodge, which as it should be up in the mountains. The rooms were large, as were the bath rooms. We had...More

1  Thank Elizabeth B
Response from Arnoldo B, General Manager at El EstabloResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Elizabeth, Thank you very much for sharing your positive experience at El Establo with other travelers. We are glad to hear you could enjoy the views from our hotel, the rooms, and the amenities. We hope to have you back as our guests soon!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to know Monteverde this is a good option to stay with your couple, family or friends. Please careful with the road to get into Monteverde. Once you are there everything is beautiful. The hotel was near to the center, big rooms &...More

Thank alonsochavesc
Response from Arnoldo B, General Manager at El EstabloResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Alonso, Thank you very much for sharing your positive experience at El Establo with other travelers. We are glad to hear you could enjoy the views from our hotel, the rooms, and the amenities. We hope to have you back as our guests soon!...More

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April 14, 2018|
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Response from ricardorey1 | Reviewed this property |
Please avoid going yo this place if you want to enjoy your trip.Air conditioning? Depending on the day...some days yes others no.
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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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December 27, 2017|
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Response from Lee Z | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any close restaurants close to the property. Town however is not far away by taxi.
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"Get a 1st floor room if you want to leave your door open in the 700-rooms as the resident koati will..."
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"The higher the better for views but very steep getting up there."
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"best views at the top"
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