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    Essence Arenal Boutique Hostel

    El Castillo, Arenal Volcano National Park 1230, Costa Rica
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          USD 58*
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          Overview
          • Excellent64%
          • Very good26%
          • Average6%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible1%
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          “organic farm” (25 reviews)
          “other guests” (20 reviews)
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          2.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

          During 2 days here my wife and I felt the tension of city living (Boston MA is home) was completely unwound. We stayed in a Superior Terrace Tent. We enjoyed the sounds and air of the forest at night whilst on a real bed with...More

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          Reviewed 17 February 2017

          Great place with organic farm, a restaurant, hot tub, sitting area to have a nice cup of hot tea from getting your fresh herb off the plant. Hiking trail and they made you feel like you were at home. The restaurant serves dinner and the...More

          Thank Stella M
          Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

          Rooms were very clean and all staff spoke English very well. The only compliant I have is that the walls are VERY thin, so I was woken up multiple times by someone coughing through the night. Would have been nice to know this before hand....More

          Thank veghead45
          Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

          Beautiful place. Just wow. As a nature lover it was an incredible stay. We slept in our hammocks under the stars. Waking up to the sound of birds singing. Friendly staff. Cheap breakfast to start the day with. Great hiking trails close by, a must!!

          Thank Kannikala
          Reviewed 20 January 2017

          We absolutely loved our stay at Essence Arenal and warmly recommand to stay in this part of Arenal ! The property is organised in two distinct part, one more like a hostel with very confortable rooms and tents, another one in the farm, 5 minutes...More

          Thank delicatmod
          Linda Vista Hotel
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          1,921 reviews
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          • USD 33 - USD 57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 8
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          • Location
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          • Province of Alajuela >
          • Arenal Volcano National Park >
          • El Castillo
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          • Essence Arenal Boutique Hotel El Castillo
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          Brittany F
          Hi! Im going to the hotel end of May and still dont know how to get there. How did you get from San Jose to the hotel? Im not planning on renting a car but you think I should? Thanks!
          14 April 2017|
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          Response from EssenceArenall | Property representative |
          Dear Brittany, Sorry for not reply your question. We din´t see the email at the right time. apology for any inconvenience Best regards, Jairo Lopez.
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          Brittany F
          How do we get from La fortuna to your hostel?
          14 April 2017|
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          Response from ZaMartin | Reviewed this property |
          Take the 142 west from La Fortuna. Take a left to enter Arenal Volcano National Park, which is well marked. Follow the signs to Essence. You will go through the tiny town of El Castillo. Keep going. When you think... More
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          Love_traveling491
          Is it easy to reach this accommodation if we don't rent a car. And how will we get around from this property to the volcano, waterfall etc if we don't have a car. Would you recommend this to us?
          28 October 2016|
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          Response from gary g | Reviewed this property |
          As the others have said you will need a car. I wouldn't exactly say you need a high clearance auto but it wouldn't hurt.
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