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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, 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.
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Reviewed 5 days ago

On arrival the receptionist din't tell us about the shuttle so we started to walk up a very steep hill with our luggage, luckily the bus stopped for us otherwise i don't know what we would have done. They don't give you a map but...More

Thank cel_longridge
Response from Arnoldo B, General Manager at El EstabloResponded 4 days ago

Hi cel_longridge! Thank you for your review. We are more than glad you had the opportunity to enjoy the amazing views from our hotel. We are sorry to hear about the shuttle and the map issues you had. We thank you for your opinion because...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a long day, we decided to order room service from the hotel's fast food menu. At 530 I ordered a small pizza, tacos, two cokes, and a brownie. The woman told me it would be $28 and 20 minutes. It was raining pretty hard,...More

Thank Christina P
Response from Arnoldo B, General Manager at El EstabloResponded yesterday

Dear Christina P, We thank you for your opinion because for us it is of utmost importance the opinion of our customers to implement improvements and always provide the best service. We are very sorry to hear you had a bad experience with the room...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The good: The men at the front desk were nice; the shuttles were pretty quick; the view The bad: If there is heat/air conditioning, you can't control it. You can hear almost every noise nearby. The bed smelled like mildew when I pulled the sheets...More

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

Dear Guide10059352500, We are glad you had the opportunity to enjoy the view from our hotel. We thank you for your opinion because for us it is of utmost importance the opinion of our customers to implement improvements and always provide the best service. We...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights. The location had a great outlook and local wildlife. Breakfast was excellent with a good variety. Room was very dark. The shower was DANGEROUSLY HOT and windows onto the corridor had to be closed to prevent sound travelling. Windows...More

1  Thank 1934185Kentcouple
Response from Arnoldo B, General Manager at El EstabloResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, 1934185Kentcouple. We are glad you had the opportunity to enjoy the views from our hotel and the majestic wildlife of Monteverde. We are also happy you liked the breakfast. We are sorry to hear about the ventilation and darkness issues you had. However, it...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location, great base to explore the area. The hotel is on a steep slope but reception provide transport up and down , if you walk down it is a fair long way . Rooms : spacious but old with no thought to planning , ie...More

1  Thank Sammy509
Response from Arnoldo B, General Manager at El EstabloResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sammy509, Thank you for sharing your experience with other travelers. We are glad you could enjoy the views from the hotel and the amenities. We are sorry to hear about the ventilation and darkness issues you had. Thanks to the location of the rooms...More

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travelingCAgal
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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Connie R
January 10, 2018|
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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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"One that is not cold or damp"
1934185Kentcouple
3 weeks ago
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"Don't check in until you SEE your room!!"
DomI608
Sep. 29, 2018
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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..."
MilCyc
Aug. 29, 2018
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"The higher the better for views but very steep getting up there."
ElizabethB702
Aug. 28, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$161 - US$389 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasMonteverde
NUMBER OF ROOMS
155
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