Essence Arenal Hostel

Essence Arenal Hostel

1 Km Sur Escuela Del Castillo, El Castillo, Costa Rica
+506 2479 1131Official website

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Essence Arenal Hostel
Fri 27/5
Sat 28/5
ProviderNightly total£34

About Essence Arenal Hostel

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free
Situated in the mountains, this hostal is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Lake Arenal, and within 3 mi (5 km) of Arenal Volcano National Park and Costa Rica Sky Adventures. Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park and Arenal Volcano are also within 12 mi (20 km).

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Amenities at Essence Arenal Hostel

  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Free toiletries
  • Internet
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Spa

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Safe
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared toilet
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Open-air bath
  • Public bath
  • Private bathroom


  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Lake view
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Mountain view
  • Storage available

Services and conveniences

  • Ticket service
  • Car hire
  • Safety deposit box
  • Concierge service
  • Hammam (Turkish bath)
  • Room service
  • Tour desk

Pool and spa

  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Pool with a view

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Eco tourism
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing
  • Horse riding


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Dustbins

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Private parking


  • Grocery deliveries
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Picnic area
  • Garden

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Books

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service


  • Socket near the bed
  • Wardrobe or closet

Family friendly

  • Kids meals
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment


  • Kitchenette


  • Desk

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1 Km Sur Escuela Del Castillo, El Castillo

What's nearby

  • Arenal Eco Zoo137 yd
  • Butterfly Conservatory247 yd
  • Costa Rica Sky Adventures1 mi



Check in anytime after 12:00, check out anytime before 11:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Essence Arenal Hostel

  • Essence Arenal Hostel is located at 1 Km Sur Escuela Del Castillo, 0 miles from the centre of El Castillo. Arenal Eco Zoo is the closest landmark to Essence Arenal Hostel.

  • Check-in time is 12:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Essence Arenal Hostel.

  • Yes, Essence Arenal Hostel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Yes, Essence Arenal Hostel offers free parking.

  • Essence Arenal Hostel is 12.1 miles from La Fortuna. Essence Arenal Hostel is 47.4 miles from San José Juan Santamaria Intl.

  • Yes, Essence Arenal Hostel is a pet-friendly hotel.

  • Yes, Essence Arenal Hostel has a pool on-site.

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