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El Establo

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Cape Coral, Florida
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here a few nights with a tour. It is the only place in town to have the space for tour groups, so there does not seem to be any competition to get it to improve. The room was large and the views stunning. But as everyone else has said, the lighting is absolutely dismal. I had read the...

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Hampshire
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here two nights as part of an organised tour.Our room was huge,clean, with a stunning view. However,the lighting was appallingly dim,and the vents from the bathroom to the corridor made the room noisy.Breakfast was dreadful,as the room was overcrowded,we could get nothing but rice and cold coffee.The steepness of the site means most people have to use the...

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My room was great - large room, large bathroom, nice views, beautiful wood ceilings, and a private patio with rocking chairs. There is no air conditioning or wifi in the rooms, but it is designed for natural ventilation with small vent windows at the patio. Oddly, there are also small vent windows from the bathroom into the hallway - so...

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Dixon, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This property is spread up a hillside, so use of the hotel's vans is pretty much mandatory except for the very fit. The rooms are large and we had a great view over to the ocean. We ate twice at the Laggus restaurant and the food was very good although a bit pricey. The concierge can arrange all sorts of...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I think compared to other hotels in the area, it is nicer. However, it is not at the level I would expect based on the price. The first day, the cleaners never came, and the second day, they came in the afternoon when I was napping. I asked for extra towels, and they took all my towels and gave me...

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Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this inn for two nights as a part of a 10-day trip to Costa Rica with Gate 1 Travel. We stayed in the upper 500 rooms, about a 10 minute walk to the lobby and breakfast area. Our room was nice, though a bit warm in the afternoon as it was western facing. The toiletries were nice...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a room for two nights and ended up leaving a night early. Paying $350 a night, we did not anticipate entering a very basic room with the previous guest's toenail clippings on the only stool in the room. There is literally no furniture - a bed and a stool - and no amenities. It is more of a...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the main reasons we booked this place is because it advertises that it has wifi. Well it does, but only in the common areas, not in the rooms. My husband is a business owner and needs to work a bit while we're are on vacations. So we get to the hotel, they advise us wifi is only up...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for two night and two days recently ( a week ago). Loved the place and the service. The rooms are amidst nature and at a height. So there is a GOOD STEEP climb. The hotel provides free shuttle to the rooms as the walk can be exhausting. No fan or AC in the rooms, as the weather...

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at El Establo for 2 nights. The room (301) was beautiful with a large room and a loft bedroom above. It had a refrigerator (for minibar items) and coffee machine. All of the other hotels that we stayed at provided a buffet breakfast with a varied amount of space (one apartment, two room suite and one regular hotel...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the misty cloud forest of Monteverde, El Establo offers the best quality services that will make your trip an unforgettable experience: The area`s best view, heated indoor pools, spa, restaurants, café-bars, special events center, internet access, souvenirs shop, tennis court, basketball court, mini soccer court, hiking trails, canopy tour and the most charming staff. This half Costarican – half Quaker, family owned hotel, will allow you to share the best of both cultures. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Establo

Address: Diagonal to Escuela Rafael Arguedas | N 10° 18.7836 / W 84° 48.9587, 60109, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
Price Range: $161 - $285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — El Establo 3.5*
Number of rooms: 155
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“Room 301 was a good choice - a short walk down the hill to restaurants. It's a hike to the pool but the hotel has a shuttle.”
747jackiee, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Although it's a hike if you're walking, rooms above 600 offered wonderful views”
928marciah, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in the 600 building. Seems all rooms have a great view.”
jamesacohen, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 309 is amazing”
195krist, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The higher up the mountain your building is, the better the view. All rooms face the valley and Pacific Ocean.”
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