El Establo Mountain Hotel ★★★

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Rate and special offer based on
Check-in: Feb 27, 2016 Check-out: Feb 28, 2016
4.2 /5
Overall score
Would recommend
Hotel staff:
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Room types

Show Prices Deluxe Room
  • Size: 538 sqft
  • Occupancy: 4
Show Prices Junior Suite
  • Size: 55 sqft
  • Occupancy: 2
Show Prices Suite - Sea View
  • Size: 753 sqft
  • Occupancy: 5
Show Prices Honeymoon Suite
  • Occupancy: 2


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, cafe-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.

The Spa offers a magnificent alternative to reduce stress, feel a profound relaxation and reach a general well being. Additional amenities include:

* Basketball court.
* Lobby and Reception.


Las Riendas restaurant offers many different dishes, from a selection of buffet style to a-la-carte alternatives of a wide variety of Costa Rican and International dishes.

You can choose the meal or option that better suits your needs, and experience satisfaction with the service and food.

The buffet is a great option for those guests that have a tight schedule and don't want their meal times to interfere with it, get the most out of their stay in this spectacular area.

la Carte menu allows you to choose the meal option you desire, adapting it to your palate.

The menu offers lunch and dinner options, which vary from a quick sandwich to delicious dishes prepared with the finest ingredients.
An elegant and inviting restaurant opened its doors after an arduous and creative gastronomical adventure.

A special menu was put together to entertain the demanding palates of the clients. Laggus is definitely a high quality option for fine dining.

Strategically located in the center of Hotel grounds; a spacious and modern two story building, with balconies, offering breathtaking views of the Properties Lake, landscape and the Gulf of Nicoya. Inside the premises there is also, a special Lounge-Bar area as well as two exclusive and private dining or meeting areas.

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  • WiFi
  • Indoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities


  • No smoking rooms/facilities
  • Concierge


  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness center or spa
  • Spa
  • Tennis


  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Room service


  • Business center
  • Laundry service
  • Childcare Service
  • In-Room Safe
  • Tour desk
  • Barber/Beauty shop
  • Conference facilities
  • Doctor on call
  • Currency exchange


  • WiFi


  • Accessible Rooms/Facilities


4.2 /5 Overall score

100% Would recommend

  • Amenities: 3.8/5
  • Cleanliness: 4.5/5
  • Hotel staff: 4.2/5
  • Comfort: 3.8/5
  • Location: 4.3/5
  • Value: 3.8/5

Nice stay, great location

Would recommend Mon, Sep 1, 2014
This was a very nice hotel with a great location in Monteverde, close proximity to Santa Elana. The walls are very thin in the hotel, meaning you can hear everything that others in your hallway are doing. Included breakfast was great, and staff was pleasant.


Visit local eateries in Santa Elana (walking distance). Sabor Tico was our favorite- an entire dinner with drinks and desert for $20!

| New York, NY Couples

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 4 /5
  • Hotel staff: 3 /5
  • Comfort: 2 /5
  • Location: 4 /5
  • Value: 3 /5

Pricey but nice

Would recommend Tue, Aug 26, 2014
It's a very nice hotel, but expensive compared to others we stayed at in Costa Rica. The restaurant especially - not enough value options, although the food was admittedly delicious.

| Los Angeles, California Couples

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 4 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 3 /5

Amazing stay

Would recommend Fri, Jul 25, 2014
The room was spacious and luxurious. Great amenities like a bar, pool, and spa!! Couldnt get any better!

Money saver

Santa Elena is great for food and souvenir purchases.

| Ohio Couples

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 5 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 5 /5

Lovely Vacation Spot

Would recommend Tue, Jan 7, 2014
It's a long bumpy ride to Santa Elena from anywhere, but it's such a unique and beautiful area that it is worth the trip. Staff is friendly and helpful, the hotel grounds are lovely, and the weather is... the weather. You're so high up that there is a constant breeze (which did wake us up a few times during the night).

| Connecticut Couples

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 4 /5
  • Hotel staff: 4 /5
  • Comfort: 3 /5
  • Location: 4 /5
  • Value: 4 /5

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Nearby points of interest

Arenal Hanging Bridges 12.7 mi
Rio Fortuna Waterfall 12.9 mi

Hotel Policies

  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Feb 27, 2016 Check-out: Feb 28, 2016