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, steps from Lake Arenal and a 5-minute drive from Arenal Volcano National Park. This family-friendly hotel is 2.6 mi (4.1 km) from Costa Rica Sky Adventures 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
Arenal Eco Zoo - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Butterfly Conservatory - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Arenal Volcano National Park - 2.5 km / 1.5 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
Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park - 15 km / 9.3 mi
Arenal Natura Ecological Park - 16.8 km / 10.4 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 - 24.7 km / 15.3 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 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. 24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

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 (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).
  • 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)
  • Pet fee: CRC 5 per pet, per day

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

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