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    Essence Arenal Boutique Hostel

    1 km al sur de El Castillo | junto a la Granja de Mariposas, El Castillo, Arenal Volcano National Park 1230, Costa Rica
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    • Excellent63%
    • Very good27%
    • Average6%
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    Reviewed 25 July 2011

    My family and I (including 4 teenagers) were supposed to sleep 4 nights there but finally stayed 2 additional nights. We really liked it. The place is perfectly located (gorgeous views to the volcano and Arenal lake) and the staff is very kind and helpful....More

    Thank michthe
    Reviewed 24 July 2011

    We stayed here last year during our 3 week trip and we really had a fantastic time. The people were really caring and the overall crowed here was really nice. They arranged trip for us and always cared about the customers needs. The rooms are...More

    Thank backpackerch
    Reviewed 14 July 2011

    Best place to go to if you want to visit arenal! They organize very cheap trips, cook the best food and are super cool!

    Thank Ericsangiorgi
    Reviewed 8 July 2011

    We have come to this Boutique hostel without a reservation and that was a mistake. Place was only available for one night, but we booked anyway. They have the most amazing view on Arenal from this place and the chef cooking dinners there is one...More

    Thank petule23
    Reviewed 26 June 2011

    A very nice place to stay with fantastic staff. The view is awesome. It will be easier to go with a 4x4 but otherwise shuttles and taxis can be used pretty easily too. Staff will help you to enjoy your vacation in the area with...More

    Thank mrgabbo22
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    • US$33 - US$57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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
    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
    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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    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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