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El Establo

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed January 4, 2015

We were traveling with two other couples. They had rooms in the same building, but we were given the honeymoon suite in a different building. The suite appeared the same as our traveling partners' suites, except slightly more space, a more open layout, and a coffeemaker. Our room did not have a bathroom door, which appeared to be a stylistic...

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Nassau, New Providence Island
Reviewed January 4, 2015

We recently stayed in the 400 rooms. Rooms are a good size, huge bathroom, comfy bed with nice pillows. Awesome view of sunset from the room balcony. Staff at hotel are friendly & helpful. Tour desk staff are helpful, but go about their tasks without much enthusiasm. Breakfast buffet is rather the same as any other in a decent CR...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed January 2, 2015

Rooms are very nice and well furnished. Views are very nice from most of the rooms. The restaurant located on site has good breakfast with large selection. Dinner buffet was over priced but also has other menu options.

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San Jose, California
Reviewed January 1, 2015

We stayed at El Establo during our stay in Monteverde Costa Rica. Great place, wonderful staff and a nice breakfast. The bed, pillows and the blankets are pampering. The hotel is big and beautiful. It has is own walking trails in a small forest. It was wonderful waking up in the morning and walking in the hotel gardens and see...

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Herradura, Costa Rica
Reviewed January 1, 2015

Great location,nice view when the weather is clear.The rooms are large with the required but rather rustic amenities.Spread out.We found it just a bit too crowded,with people milling around.Was it a day of cruiseship passengers on a blitz tour ?We'd prefer something more cosy.Breakfast has a noisy cafeteria atmosphere and the dining is average (for euro tastebuds) The zipline is...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed December 31, 2014

This is a huge complex with 9 hotels’ buildings, villas, pools… etc… Our room was very nice and very big with an incredible view. We were lucky to have wifi in the room since it was next to the swimming pool (wifi only in common areas). I am not sure what they have with the lighting but the room only...

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Atlanta
Reviewed December 30, 2014

Many years ago this spread out resort started as a Quaker ranch.. In the late 1990s they provided a dozen rooms and now it was grown to about 160 rooms. The hotel is set on a mountain and the rooms are terraced on the mountain side. We were on terrace level 7 of 8 levels. Our room had totally unobstructed...

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Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Definitely take in breakfast at Las Riendas! It was lovely and there are lots of options for picky eaters. Our room itself was average. The toilets vent to a common hallway, which is strange (and occasionally smelly). But out of your window is a five-star view! We would stay here again.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed December 28, 2014

On the Plus side: Huge room, nicely decorated, with rocking chairs. Incredible vista over Arenal lake (700 block). Comfortable bed. Great bathroom with shower enclosure and bath tub. Amenities onsite including shuttle bus service, 2 restaurants. Large breakfast buffet. Professional staff. On the OK side: No AC, which can be understood given the climate in Monteverde. I however wonder how...

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Ramat Gan, Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed December 28, 2014

The Establo Hotel is very unique . It spreads on a large area and the view is fantastic . The rooms are huge and the food is great . There are trips at night to explore the nature of the fog forests around the hotel. All staying in this hotel is rewarding experience .

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Tennis Court
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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, 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Establo

Address: Diagonal to Escuela Rafael Arguedas | N 10° 18.7836 / W 84° 48.9587, 60109, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
Price Range: $113 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — El Establo 3.5*
Number of rooms: 155
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Also Known As:
El Establo Hotel Monteverde
El Establo Monteverde
El Establo Costa Rica/Monteverde
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“If you don't mind the hike up and down then ask for a room in one of the higher units.”
SandiR573, 5 days ago | Read review
“We were in the 600 level - the higher up the better the view”
ORCon, 6 days ago | Read review
“Get a 2nd floor ...the VIEWS are amazing”
  • King Sized Bed
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“Close to Lobby”
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“The 800s and above have a beautiful view!”
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