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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
Hotel class
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
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre 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
Number of rooms
Price range
US$129 - US$293 (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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Dining (78)
Pool & Beach (60)
Amenities (65)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Spent 2 nights as part of a tour. This was a very nice property with multi unit complexes built on the side of a hill. The complexes were numbered one to 900 with the highest number at the top of the hill. There is a...More

Thank rn526
Response from Arnoldo B, General Manager at El EstabloResponded yesterday

Hi, rn526. Thank you for the review. 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're taking the time to share your...More

Reviewed yesterday

This place has to be seen to believed! Upon arrival by coach we quickly realised that the only way to get around is by the tour coach itself or by the shuttle vans provided by the hotel. Why is this? The rooms are VERY far...More

Thank vialli54
Response from Arnoldo B, General Manager at El EstabloResponded yesterday

Dear vialli54, We appreciate 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're sorry about the transportation problem. Thanks to the location of the rooms our guests can enjoy...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this hotel for one night and had a good experience. The room was the most spacious hotel room I have ever stayed in. there were floor to ceiling windows which allowed for waking up to an amazing view. I ordered room service...More

Thank chrsiti17f
Response from Arnoldo B, General Manager at El EstabloResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review, chrsiti17f. 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 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights as part of a tour. We were in block 600, it's very steep but the hotel provide a mini bus which was good and reliable. Very big room with large bathroom with separate shower. The rooms have fantastic views...More

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

Dear Skellys, Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed views from El Establo and our amenities. We are sorry about the key issue, we appreciate the feedback to improve our service. We are also sorry about the noise situation; we have addressed...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in suite 310, one of their nicer, $200/night options. Since I have a lot to say but am pressed for time, this will be in point form. First the good points: 1. Great views from the side of the mountain. 2. Wonderful staff...More

3  Thank Dom I
Response from Arnoldo B, General Manager at El EstabloResponded yesterday

Dear Dom I, We are glad you had the opportunity to enjoy the wildlife and the magical views from our hotel. We are more than happy to hear the staff treated you well. We also appreciate your words in regard to the Spa, the restaurants...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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Aug. 29, 2018
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"The higher the better for views but very steep getting up there."
Aug. 28, 2018
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Aug. 25, 2018
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