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El Establo

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Room & Suite (428)
Dining (73)
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“shuttle service”(88 reviews)
“main restaurant”(33 reviews)
“las riendas”(20 reviews)
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Free Shuttle or Taxi Services
3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

This place is not impressive. No air conditioner, no fan, no screens in windows so if you leave them open you have all bugs in the room. Up on a hill so you have to call and wait for a shuttle every time you leave...More

4  Thank emilydRhodeIsland
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Nice, but old hotel, on the mountain, making it neccessary to use a car going to the pool and even to the dining room. The views are great. Close to other attractions in the area. The service was good. The rooms are clean, but feeling,...More

Thank Haim V
Reviewed 13 September 2015

we've traveled with two daughters, 5 and 7yo, rooms are big, simple and beautiful, amazing view from the balcony, we've also went on a canopy and night trip in the forest, both were amazing, the hotel crew is friendly and professional, I have only good...More

3  Thank Guy G
Reviewed 10 September 2015

This place was beautiful. The rooms were clean, and the staff was helpful. The breakfast was great and had lots of options. The resturaunt had amazing food for dinner. it is a bit more expensive (about $23 a plate) but well worth it if you...More

2  Thank Natpsmith
Reviewed 7 September 2015

We stayed at El Establo for 2 nights during our trip through Costa Rica. The rooms are standard with non-insulated walls, so rather noisy if you have neighbours. No wifi inside the rooms. Breakfast is in buffet style. Lunch and diner in the Las Riendas...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Tennis Court
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$105 - US$238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$105 - US$238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (1200)
Room & Suite (428)
Dining (73)
Pool & Beach (56)
Hotel & Grounds (774)
Bathroom (46)
Family and Play Areas (15)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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medmerry2016
28 December 2017|
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Response from Lee Z | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any close restaurants close to the property. Town however is not far away by taxi.
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Ashleigh O
29 November 2017|
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Response from Gill L | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we only used the hotel bedrooms and didn’t eat there. Sorry I can’t be more helpful. Try contacting the hotel directly.
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"Get a room on the upper floors for a better view. Some buildings face straight into the sun."
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"Higher rooms are closer to the pool with better views - but increase the already very difficult walk to the..."
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"Bring appropriate clothing"
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"Higher up rooms have the best views."
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