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Arenal Vista Lodge, El Castillo

3 stars
Pueblo Castillo, Arenal, San Carlos, El Castillo, Alajuela, 21007, Costa Rica, ‏‎800-491-6126
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Family hotel in El Fosforo with outdoor pool, restaurant

  • Free full breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking

Main amenities

  • 25 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Coffee/tea in the lobby
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Garden
  • Front desk safe
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Meeting room
  • Multilingual staff
  • Gift shops/newsstands
  • Limited hour front desk

What’s around

  • In El Fosforo
  • Arenal Eco Zoo (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Butterfly Conservatory (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Costa Rica Sky Adventures (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Arenal Hanging Bridges (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Arenal Natura Ecological Park (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
Reviews & ratings
  • First off, a warning: The staff at this hotel do not speak English! I think they had maybe 150 words of English between them, and I knew about 20 words of Spanish if I'm generous.…Sep 20, 2013
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Hotel Info: ‎866-539-8117‎

from $33
  • Standard Double Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 25 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 1 floor

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 20

Travelling with others

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Parking

  • Free self parking

  • Accessible parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Also known as

  • Arenal Vista
  • Arenal Vista Lodge
  • Vista Arenal
  • Vista Arenal Lodge
  • Arenal Vista Hotel Arenal Volcano National Park

Policies

Children under 10 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision.

This property does not have elevators.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in the lobby
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Billiards or pool table
Working away
  • Conference space size (feet) - 474
  • Conference space size (meters) - 44
  • One meeting room
Services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1993
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Television in lobby
Accessibility
  • Disabled parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Ceiling fan
  • Espresso maker
  • Coffee/tea maker
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Memory foam mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Separate sitting area
  • Patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
Be entertained
  • 24-inch TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features

Dining

Arenal Vista - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Recreation

On Site

  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site

Nearby

  • Ecotours nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Awards and affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

Arenal Vista Lodge, El Castillo’s small print

Also known as

  • Arenal Vista
  • Arenal Vista Lodge
  • Vista Arenal
  • Vista Arenal Lodge
  • Arenal Vista Hotel Arenal Volcano National Park

Policies

Children under 10 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision.

This property does not have elevators.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Arenal Vista Lodge, El Castillo

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