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    Hummingbird Nest

    50 Meters West Of The Catholic Church, El Castillo, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica
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    Room & Suite (25)
    Dining (5)
    • Excellent51%
    • Very good27%
    • Average10%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible8%
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    “hot tub” (21 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Airport Transportation
    Family Rooms
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
    Shuttle Bus Service
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    1 - 5 of 74 reviews

    Reviewed 3 January 2017

    I really wanted to like the Hummingbird nest, it is obvious that this guesthouse used to have a glorious not so distant past based on previous reviews. It is very cute, has a beautiful garden, well located in el Castillo BUT we had an unpleasant...More

    1  Thank dal0ula
    Reviewed 21 September 2016

    We enjoyed our stay. The owner went out of her way to be helpful with us and other staff was great. Our accommodations were very clean and suitable, another guest had leaks. The grounds are gorgeous and the views spectacular from the upper level. Rooms...More

    Thank Tobager
    Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

    We would like to mention that Ellen has not sold the B&B as stated in an earlier review and she is still there. We arrived to find spotlessly clean bedrooms and bathrooms and plenty of hot water. The huge panoramic windows in the rooms gave...More

    1  Thank MBSuffolk
    Reviewed 9 March 2015

    A far cry from a trendy or chain hotel, this B&B gets high marks for it's tropical setting and amazing volcano views! If you are looking for an authentic stay in a rainforest paradise you'll find it here! My favorite thing was sitting on the...More

    Thank Anne D
    Reviewed 4 February 2015

    a special place with a special host: PAN AM ellen's b&b. spacious, clean rooms, unique veranda with view of the volanco. overlooking lush garden with exotic birds. help yourself with her kitchen (a few dollars if you use her dishes). you might have to hurry,...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Hot Tub
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$75 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 3
    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Arenal Volcano National Park >
    • El Castillo
    • Also Known As
    • Hummingbird Nest Hotel El Castillo ,
    • Hummingbird Nest Bed And Breakfast
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    Traveller (47)
    Room & Suite (25)
    Dining (5)
    Hotel & Grounds (28)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    Bathroom (1)
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    "travel light, it's quite a steep walk up to her place."
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    "Rooms are large and will accommodate 3 couples or 3 friends"
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    "There are only two rooms, both great."
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    "Two non-ajoining rooms that are rented separately. Both identical in size, facing direction, etc."
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