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Hotel Castillo del Arenal places you next to Arenal Eco Zoo and within a 5-minute walk of Butterfly Conservatory. This 16-room, 3-star hotel welcomes guests with free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. It's on a lake and also close to Costa Rica Sky Adventures and Tabacón Hot Springs.

Dining

Free full breakfast is served each morning from 7 AM to 9:30 AM. This hotel is home to a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café.

Rooms

Hotel Castillo del Arenal's 16 individually furnished rooms provide MP3 docks, private yards, and refrigerators. Guests can expect 32-inch LED TVs with satellite channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Select Comfort beds sport down comforters and bathrooms offer rainfall showers and free toiletries. Minibars and coffee makers are also standard.

Property features

At Hotel Castillo del Arenal, guests enjoy an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a rooftop terrace. Free valet and self parking are available—or if you're not driving, take the airport shuttle (available on request) for CRC 180.00 per vehicle one-way. Front-desk staff can assist with concierge services, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Other amenities at this family-friendly hotel include free WiFi in public areas, express check-in, and express check-out.

Highlights

  • Free full breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free valet and self parking
  • Onsite dining

Hotel Amenities

Room Amenities

Hotel Castillo del Arenal offers 16 accommodations with MP3 docking stations and minibars. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Select Comfort beds feature down comforters. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. 32-inch LED televisions come with satellite channels. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include hair dryers.

  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower only 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • MP3 docking station 
  • Room service 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress 
  • LED TV 
  • Yard 

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Castillo del Arenal features an outdoor pool and a children's pool. Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

This Art Deco hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and a garden. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and a beach shuttle. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. A total renovation of this property was completed in September 2014.

Hotel Castillo del Arenal is a smoke-free property.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation - pickup (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 16 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Theme park shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Garden 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Year Built 1995 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Free pool cabanas 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free long-term parking 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 12 
  • Children's pool 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free long-term parking, Free self parking, Free valet parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Spa Services

  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Where to Eat

A complimentary full breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 9:30 AM.

Fusion Grill - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Happy hour is offered.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Nearby Things to Do

Guests can experience the thrill of a safari, and take advantage of an outdoor pool. Other recreational amenities include a children's pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Safari on site 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Ecotours on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Motor boating on site 
  • Rafting on site 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site 
  • Water skiing on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Ziplining nearby 

Hotel Policies

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Pets allowed (no fees)

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 5 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 6:30 AM - 9 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM please contact the property at least 24 hours in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Fees

The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: CRC 180.00 per vehicle (one-way)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details on arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. One child 5 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Hotel Name

  • Castillo Arenal
  • Castillo del Arenal
  • del Arenal
  • Hotel Castillo Arenal
  • Hotel Castillo del Arenal
  • Hotel del Arenal

Pets

  • Pets stay free
  • Dogs and cats only
  • 2 per room
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation


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