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1 room, 2 adults

Hotel Castillo del Arenal, Peñas Blancas, Costa Rica

3-star3 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Theme park(s) nearby
4 Miles SW Arenal National Park, 400m SW of the School El Castillo, Peñas Blancas, Alajuela, 21007, Costa Rica

Art Deco hotel with restaurant, near Lake Arenal
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • In-room childcare (surcharge)
    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • Children's pool
    • Theme park(s) nearby
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  • Loved it! So peaceful, great views of the volcano and lake. Highly recommend. Mar 2, 2020
  • No..hot water, wifi, coffee or ac in room, but it did have ants, kind of grey towels,…Feb 29, 2020

Hotel Castillo del Arenal, Peñas Blancas, Costa Rica

from NZ$112
  • Junior Suite (Volcano View)
  • Bungalow (Volcano View)

What’s around Hotel Castillo del Arenal, Peñas Blancas, Costa Rica

Landmarks

  • Heart of Peñas Blancas
  • Arenal Volcano National Park - 30 min walk
  • Lake Arenal - 1 min walk
  • Costa Rica Sky Adventures - 2.6 mi / 4.1 km
  • Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park - 9.3 mi / 15 km
  • Arenal Volcano - 12.1 mi / 19.5 km
  • La Fortuna Waterfall - 15.5 mi / 24.9 km

Getting around

  • Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 155 min drive
  • La Fortuna (FON-Arenal) - 35 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Theme park shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 16 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 1:30 PM-9:30 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out
The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 9 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only) *

  • Restrictions apply *

  • 2 per room

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

Parking

  • Free valet parking (limited)

Offsite

  • Area shuttle *

  • Beach shuttle *

  • Theme park shuttle *

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Local cuisine breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Water dispenser
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
Services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 12
  • Year Built - 1995
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Turndown service
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Yard
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LED TV
  • Satellite TV channels
  • MP3 docking station
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Dining

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

Recreation

On Site

  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site

Nearby

  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Hotel Castillo del Arenal, Peñas Blancas, Costa Rica’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Castillo Arenal Peñas Blancas
  • Hotel Castillo del Arenal Hotel Peñas Blancas
  • Castillo del Arenal
  • del Arenal
  • Castillo Arenal Peñas Blancas
  • Hotel Castillo del Arenal
  • Hotel del Arenal
  • Castillo Arenal Penas Blancas
  • Hotel Castillo del Arenal Hotel
  • Hotel Castillo del Arenal Peñas Blancas

Policies

For details on pet restrictions, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

For transfers, guests must contact the property on arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Local cuisine breakfast is offered for an extra charge of CRC 6 for adults and CRC 6 for children (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CRC 5 per pet, per day

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of CRC 98000 per vehicle (one-way)

Area shuttle, beach shuttle, and theme park shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Hotel Castillo del Arenal, Peñas Blancas, Costa Rica

  • Does Hotel Castillo del Arenal offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Hotel Castillo del Arenal does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Hotel Castillo del Arenal?
    Yes, there's free self, valet, and extended parking. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Is there a pool at Hotel Castillo del Arenal?
    Yes, there's a children's pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Hotel Castillo del Arenal?
    Yes, cats and dogs are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room. There's a charge of CRC 5 per pet, per day.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Castillo del Arenal?
    You can check in from 1:30 PM to 9:30 PM. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Castillo del Arenal?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that serves international cuisine.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Hotel Castillo del Arenal?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is CRC 98000 per vehicle one-way.
  • What is there to do near Hotel Castillo del Arenal?
    Recommended spots to visit include Lake Arenal (1-min walk) and Arenal Volcano National Park (1.5 mi), along with Costa Rica Sky Adventures (2.6 mi) and Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park (9.3 mi).

Recent reviews

Very good 8.0 From 39 reviews

Very good 8.0
Beautiful Vistas, Nice Staff!
Well the views of lake Arenal and the volcano were spectacular from the balcony of our room and the restaurant. Staff very nice, showed great spots to visit river and lake and even karaoke! Restaurant had very good food, a bit pricey for the area though. Only negative comments are that no working wifi in room and hot water was touch and go. But just minor issues. Very nice place!
jay, us4 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
Location, location, location!
Fantastic views! Very cute little town with a wonderful butterfly conservatory, and short drive to the volcano hiking in the national park. Staff was always friendly. The staff did seem a little shy, and strove a too hard for propriety for my liking. This is an adorable short stay (nothing pretentious). The food was excellent! Do try the restaurant! Heads up - the swimming pool is tiny, but there is a great billiards table!
us2 night romance trip

Hotel Castillo del Arenal, Peñas Blancas, Costa Rica

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