Hotel Castillo del Arenal

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
4 Miles SW Arenal National Park, 400m SW of the School El Castillo, Peñas Blancas, 21007, Costa Rica
3.8 out of 5 rating 158 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.8
Property Details

Property Location

A stay at Hotel Castillo del Arenal places you in the heart of Peñas Blancas, a 1-minute drive from Lake Arenal and 8 minutes from Costa Rica Sky Adventures. This family-friendly hotel is 7.5 mi (12 km) from Arenal Volcano National Park and 9.3 mi (15 km) from Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 16 individually furnished guestrooms, featuring refrigerators and LED televisions. Your Select Comfort bed comes with down comforters. Satellite programming and MP3 docking stations are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with showers feature rainfall showerheads and complimentary toiletries.

Amenities

Pamper yourself with onsite massages or enjoy recreation amenities such as bicycles to rent. Additional features at this Art Deco hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the area shuttle (surcharge).

Dining

Enjoy international cuisine at Fusion Grill, a restaurant where you can take in the garden view, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Local cuisine breakfasts are available daily from 7 AM to 9 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include limo/town car service, express check-in, and express check-out. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free valet parking is available onsite.

Attractions

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Lake Arenal - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Butterfly Conservatory - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Costa Rica Sky Adventures - 4.1 km / 2.6 mi
Chato Volcano - 8.4 km / 5.2 mi
Children's Eternal Rainforest - 9 km / 5.6 mi
Arenal Volcano National Park - 12 km / 7.5 mi
Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park - 15 km / 9.3 mi
Arenal Natura Ecological Park - 16.6 km / 10.3 mi
Ecotermales Fortuna - 18.6 km / 11.6 mi
Kalambu Hot Springs - 19 km / 11.8 mi
Arenal Volcano - 19.5 km / 12.1 mi
Ecoglide Arenal Park - 19.8 km / 12.3 mi
Costa Rica Chocolate Tour - 24.1 km / 15 mi
Arenal Adventure World - 24.9 km / 15.5 mi
La Fortuna Waterfall - 24.9 km / 15.5 mi

The nearest airports are:
Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 137.6 km / 85.5 mi
La Fortuna (FON-Arenal) - 25.3 km / 15.7 mi

The preferred airport for Hotel Castillo del Arenal is Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO).

Check-in time starts at 1pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property Policies

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

  • Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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

  • This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

  • Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and a first aid kit

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.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.


  • 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.

  • 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.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; guests can access their rooms with a mobile device; masks are required in public areas.

  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for local cuisine breakfast: CRC 6 for adults and CRC 6 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: CRC 98000 per vehicle (one-way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Features
  • -Free long-term parking
  • -Free self parking
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Express check-in
  • -Wedding services
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Express check-out
  • -Picnic area
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Garden
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Concierge services
  • -Restaurant
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Limo or Town Car service available
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -Terrace
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Children's pool
  • -Parking (limited spaces)
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • -Spa services on site
  • -Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Pool sun loungers
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Free valet parking
  • -Billiards or pool table
  • -Free pool cabanas
  • -Water dispenser
  • -Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Theme park shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking
  • -Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • -Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • -Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • -Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • -Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • -Secured parking
  • -Uncovered parking
  • -Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • -Bicycle rentals on site
  • -Mountain biking nearby