Hotel Castillo del Arenal

4 Miles SW Arenal National Park, El Castillo 21007, Costa Rica
+506 2479 1146

Cheapest
rate per night

8.2

Excellent
based on 331 reviews
Hotel Castillo del Arenal - El Castillo, Costa Rica
Check-in
-
Check-out
Compare vs KAYAK |

Provider Nightly total
Priceline £45
Expedia £45
Priceline
Expedia

Good to know

Distance to city centre 0.0 mi
Location rating 8.9
Nearest airport San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Distance to airport 47.4 mi

Rooms

Check-in
Check-out

Standard rooms

£47+

Photo
Bed type
Provider
Nightly base price
IMAGE
Unknown
£47 per night

Reviews

Pros

Cons

Traveller rating

53
16
3
0
0

Time of year

Traveller type

Show reviews that mention

+
arenal volcano in 17 reviews
away from the city in 8 reviews
castillo in 13 reviews
clean rooms in 2 reviews
good breakfast in 31 reviews
good value in 9 reviews
hotel area in 15 reviews
la fortuna in 6 reviews
nice view in 14 reviews
place was great in 3 reviews
room has a view in 63 reviews
staff was so nice in 43 reviews
view of the arenal in 58 reviews
work heat in 8 reviews
  • Good
    Sep 2019
    7.1

    Location with views from room is fabulous. Convenient having a restaurant and bar.

    Place is on the shabby side and room can be stuffy.

  • Excellent
    Aug 2019
    10.0

    Billard, view, hummingbirds, good breakfast and food

  • Okay
    May 2019
    5.0

    The view of the volcano, however, could not see much due cloud cover. Breakfast was average.

    The rooms in this property are dated, no hot water in shower, poor lighting in bathroom. Did not stay for full duration, left after 2nd night. I would give this place 2.5 stars.

  • Excellent
    Apr 2019
    9.6

    The magnificent view on the Arenal volcano (even though there's a phone antenna), very clean and big room (junior suite - volcano view), perfectly working A/C, good although pricey) restaurant, good gallo pinto (breakfast), enough parking spaces, friendly cat :), quiet neighbourhood

    Little pool which was not clean

  • Okay
    Apr 2019
    4.2

    Bungalows had nice view of volcano except for the big cell tower. Rooms had no air conditioning so had to leave windows open with the town dogs nonstop barking. Restaurant was good.

    See above

No reviews found. Try removing a filter, changing your search, or clear all to view reviews.

About

Overview

With a stay at Hotel Castillo del Arenal in Peñas Blancas, you'll be on a river, just steps from Lake Arenal and a 4-minute drive from Arenal Volcano National Park. Featured amenities include limo/town car service, express check-in, and express check-out. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free valet parking is available onsite.

Hotels.com

More

Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Air conditioning

8.2 Excellent

based on 331 reviews

8.9

Location

8.8

Food

3.6

WiFi

3.5

Pool

Things to know

  • Great reception
  • Great view

Check in

13:30

Check out

12:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Disabled access
Car hire
Internet
Concierge service
Currency exchange on-site
Room service
Bicycle hire
Game room
Hot tub
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Express check out
Air-conditioned
Safe
Airport Shuttle (Surcharge)
Pool table
Designated smoking area
Terrace/Patio
Hiking
Massage
Laundry facilities
Child pool
No smoking
Cable or satellite TV
Coffee shop
Babysitting/child care services (surcharge)
Free long-term parking
Storage available
Free valet parking
Wedding services
Linens
Towels
Laundry service
Spa
24-hour front desk

Photos

Hotel Castillo del Arenal - El Castillo - Building All photos (78)
Hotel Castillo del Arenal - El Castillo - Balcony Balcony (3)
Hotel Castillo del Arenal - El Castillo - Bar Bar (1)
Hotel Castillo del Arenal - El Castillo - Bathroom Bathroom (2)
Hotel Castillo del Arenal - El Castillo - Bedroom Bedroom (10)

Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Arenal Eco Zoo 141 yd
  • Butterfly Conservatory 276 yd
  • Costa Rica Sky Adventures 1 mi

Getting around

La Fortuna 12.1 mi
San José Juan Santamaria Intl 47.4 mi

Nearby hotels

Closest

8.9 Excellent (500 reviews)
0.35 mi
8.8 Excellent (562 reviews)
0.37 mi
9 Excellent (184 reviews)
0.64 mi

Cheapest

8.8 Excellent (562 reviews)
0.37 mi
8.6 Excellent (227 reviews)
1.08 mi
9 Excellent (184 reviews)
0.64 mi

Most recommended

9 Excellent (184 reviews)
0.64 mi
8.9 Excellent (500 reviews)
0.35 mi
8.8 Excellent (562 reviews)
0.37 mi