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


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. Guests will also find patios, sitting areas, and room service.

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.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor pool  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Memory foam mattress 
  • Patio 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Shower only 

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.

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


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 time ends at 10 PM

Minimum check-in age is 20

Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

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

Hotel Name

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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