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El Castillo Hotel

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Barrington, Illinois
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From the moment you walk through the front doors there is nothing, you are treated as the most important person. All the staff are simply incredible. Scott the manager of the 7 room boutique hotel will do anything for you and his staff is by far the best I have ever come across. I travel extensively and they can put...

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Montauk, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

The chef came to our table, explained the menu to us. He was right on. The best dinner my wife and I had in Costa during our month long stay in CR. The chef new his stuff, the owner came by to say hello, and the service was top notch. Came for dinner, drinks and the beautiful sunset.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned from our second trip to El Castillo. My wife and I had such a great time last year that we had to return with the family this year. Scott, the hotel's General Manager and his staff (Herson, Carlos, Pablo, Daniella, Dariele, Gerald, Melanie and all the kitchen and housekeeping staff) are incredible and take care of your...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

I just returned from a week long stay at El Castillo, and can't say enough positive things about this beautiful resort!! When we arrived on Friday night, we were immediately welcomed by the staff. Every day, we enjoyed the most delicious breakfast - highly recommend the Tico burrito and the banana pancakes! Then, when we weren't off doing excursions (check...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family and I stayed there for a week, and it was the best hotel I've ever stayed at hands down. Can't say enough about the wait staff there- Carlos, Herson, Dariel, Daniella, Gerald, Pablo, Scott, the entire staff is the absolute best. They truly made our experience at El Castillo. The hotel is gorgeous, with breathtaking views and great rooms....

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Holliston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second trip to El Castillo and once again it did not disappoint. My husband and I were stayed at El Castillo in April 2016 and had such an amazing time we went back last week with our adult children. There were 6 of us in the group and without exception we agreed it was the best family...

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Little Rock, AR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been to Costa Rica several times and have enjoyed the country each time. But this time we splurged and stayed in an upscale resort. The whole experience was great. Initially the beauty of the place high above the beach was breathtaking. As you walk in you focus on an infinity pool that has beautiful views of the Pacific. The...

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Ojochal, Costa Rica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view if the rever and Pacific Ocean an "wow" the sunsets. Great service, good location for a wedding party. If you just in the area the dining room and sunset are great for dinner. Or drop in for a few drinks or glasses of the excellent wine selection.

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London, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are a couple who stayed for our first time in February of 2017. We were completely blown away with how perfect this place was. Amazing staff, beautiful hotel, fantastic sunsets. It was the perfect location in terms of proximity to activities as well. We got to try surfing, spent a day at the private beach and toured Corcovado National...

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Little Rock, Arkansas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We brought two of our best buddy couples to El Castillo this past week, and it proved to be everything we promised. This time we ate at the on-premises restaurant, Azul, in the special separate dining room. Great! Breakfasts are relaxed and delicious. The staff always smile gently, even Darriel, who had pulled double duty to help a fellow staffer....

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Castillo is an adults-only, luxury boutique hotel known for its incredible staff, over-the-top service, free gourmet breakfast, and exclusive beach on a nearby private island. Perched 600 feet above the Pacific Ocean, the magnificent structure has arguably the most dramatic view in all of Costa Rica. Enjoy the infinity pool on the main level or relax in a cabana on the ocean-view deck below, which features a bar, Jacuzzi pool, and a full menu of in-cabana spa treatments. The fabulous Azul Restaurant & Bar, located inside the hotel, specializes in Mediterranean cuisine. El Castillo is a special place - stay as our guests or rent the entire hotel and let our staff spoil you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Castillo Hotel

Address: Calle Perezoso | 300 Mtrs Este de Costanera, Ojochal 60501, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Ojochal
Price Range: $330 - $719 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — El Castillo Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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El Castillo Hotel Costa Rica/Ojochal
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“Not a bad room in this Boutique hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 151marks, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms overlook the pool and ocean. There is a new 2 bedroom suite available in the adjoining building which is gorgeous.”
 of 5 bubbles huntley62525, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have a private balcony with an ocean view, so you can't go wrong!”
 of 5 bubbles lkeaney, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“consider a car service for the ride from the airport to the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 960marciah, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The owners' suite is a good choice for 2 budget-minded couples who don't mind sharing a common living room.”
 of 5 bubbles bobandpat757, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
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