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Get an overview of this hotelLakefront El Castillo hotel in El Fosforo with free breakfast

Location

Located in El Fosforo, this hotel is 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Arenal Eco Zoo and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Butterfly Conservatory. Costa Rica Sky Adventures and Arenal Hanging Bridges are also within 12 mi (20 km).

Hotel Features

A restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a poolside bar, a coffee shop/café, and coffee/tea in the lobby.

Room Amenities

All 25 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and memory foam beds. For a bit of entertainment, TVs come with digital channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like sitting areas and refrigerators.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Event facilities measuring 474 square feet (44 square meters) include a meeting room. This El Castillo hotel also offers an outdoor pool, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Arenal Vista Lodge is a smoke-free property.

  • Free breakfast
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Total number of rooms - 25
  • Number of floors - 1
  • One meeting room
  • Multilingual staff
  • Restaurant
  • Free self parking
  • Conference space size (feet) - 474
  • Smoke-free property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Poolside bar
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Year Built 1993
  • Conference space size (meters) - 44
  • Garden
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Television in lobby
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Separate sitting area
  • Ceiling fan
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Private bathroom
  • In-room safe
  • Television
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Patio
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Phone
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shower only
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Desk
  • Digital TV service
  • Down comforter
  • Individually decorated
  • Memory foam mattress
  • Espresso maker
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Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary full breakfast each morning.

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

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

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Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hot springs nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Safari nearby
  • Cave exploring/spelunking nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Minimum check-in age is 20

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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

No rollaway/extra beds available

No elevators

No pets or service animals allowed

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We should mention

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

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