El Establo Mountain Hotel

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2 outdoor pools, open 7:00 AM to 9:30 PM, pool umbrellas
2 outdoor pools, open 7:00 AM to 9:30 PM, pool umbrellas
2 outdoor pools, open 7:00 AM to 9:30 PM, pool umbrellas

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El Establo Mountain Hotel

3.5 star property
Mountain hotel with spa, near Bat Jungle

8.0/10 Very good

998 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
The price is ₹162
Price available on 01/09/2022
Diagonal to Escuela Rafael Arguedas, Monteverde, Puntarenas, 549-2050
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 2 restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Breakfast available
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Fitness center
  • Children's pool
  • Room service
  • Babysitting
  • Conference center
  • Business center
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Playground on site
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve - 11 min drive
  • Lake Arenal - 158 min drive

Getting around

  • Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 155 min drive
  • La Fortuna (FON-Arenal) - 17 miles/27.4 km
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

El Establo Mountain Hotel

El Establo Mountain Hotel offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for CRC 110000 per vehicle one way. You can visit the spa to be pampered with massages, body wraps, or aromatherapy, and Las Riendas, one of 2 restaurants, serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Other highlights include 2 outdoor pools, a bar/lounge, and a fitness center. Fellow travelers say good things about the helpful staff and breakfast.


English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 155 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 10 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

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


  • One child stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • Babysitting*


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking on site


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*


  • Area shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (limited hours)

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free
  • Children's pool
  • Playground
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's menu

What to do

  • Tennis
  • Ecotours
  • Hiking/biking trails

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference center


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pool umbrellas


  • 7 buildings/towers
  • Built in 2001
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Fitness center
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Massage/treatment rooms


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Handrails in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Grab bar near toilet


  • English
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • LCD television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Mini-fridge


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

Special features


Green Leaf Spa has 4 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

The spa is open daily.


Las Riendas - This family restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.
Laggus - This fine-dining restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of CRC 11500 for adults and CRC 11500 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of CRC 110000 per vehicle (one way)
  • Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 9:30 PM

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

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; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

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

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

El Establo
El Establo Hotel
El Establo Mountain
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El Establo Mountain Hotel Monteverde
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Establo Mountain Hotel
Hotel El Establo
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Establo Mountain Montever
El Establo Mountain
El Establo Mountain Hotel Hotel
El Establo Mountain Hotel Monteverde
El Establo Mountain Hotel Hotel Monteverde

Frequently asked questions

Does El Establo Mountain Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, El Establo Mountain Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at El Establo Mountain Hotel?
As of 17 August 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at El Establo Mountain Hotel on 1 September 2022 start from ₹162, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at El Establo Mountain Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at El Establo Mountain Hotel?
Yes, there are 2 outdoor pools and a children's pool. Guests have pool access from 7:00 AM to 9:30 PM.
Are pets allowed at El Establo Mountain Hotel?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at El Establo Mountain Hotel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by El Establo Mountain Hotel?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is CRC 110000 per vehicle one way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at El Establo Mountain Hotel?
You can check in from 2 PM - 10 PM. Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at El Establo Mountain Hotel and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities such as hiking, and improve your game on the tennis courts. Additional recreation onsite includes ecotours. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools. El Establo Mountain Hotel also has a fitness center and a picnic area, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near El Establo Mountain Hotel?
Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants, featuring international cuisine. Nearby restaurants include De Lucia (5-min walk), Tramonti (8-min walk), and Restaurante Celajes (10-min walk).
What's the area around El Establo Mountain Hotel like?
El Establo Mountain Hotel is a short 7-minute walk from Children's Eternal Rain Forest Bajo del Tigre and 10 minutes' walk from Bat Jungle. Travelers say this hotel is in a good location.

Overall score and ratings


Very good




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Great vacation.
Wonderful service. Many extras available. Spa - Zip line and other things. They will give you van rides to activities. This place basically owns the one entire mountain. Took us a few days to understand the whole place and the rides to amenities. Beautiful natural location. Friendly staff.
Randy, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Felipe, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

4/10 Fair

Altgough we had a confirmation number, they did not have reservations for us. Not friendly. Had to keep requesting towels, pillows, etc. Food was delivered cold.
Sherrell, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Quiet, clean, great view and good food
Monica, 3-night trip with friends
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2/10 Poor

That hotel was the worse part of our trip. Rooms in need of renovations. No Air Conditioner and a little window that barely air out the room. No screen on the door so you can’t open the patio door. Very uneven stone floors in hallway going into the room so very hard to roll your luggage. You can hear everything from other guest’s rooms and hallway. The view from the room is beautiful. Will never stay there again
joelle, 2-night romance trip
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2/10 Poor

We booked a suite for our stay for 2 nights in this hotel. This hotel is overrated. Our first time here i wish we listened to our friends and book a better hotel for $800 that we spent here. Room size was fine and had a nice balcony overlooking a garden. Lights??? We stayed there in the dark afrer sunset . We had to go go to bed at 8 pm cuz there was no light in the room. Just 2 lamps. Beetles, mosquitoes all over the room. I understand its tropical here and its normal but not for a hotel. No hot water to shower anytime. Thank God to verizon otherwise there was no Wifi in the room. I felt like we stayed in a very cheap inn instead of a hotel for $400 a night. Not happy at all.
Farzan, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amazing views of the rainforest. Nice and quiet at night. One light bug did manage to get in our room which scared me but I googled and it was not one to worry about. Crib was provided for our son. They have their own canopy and night walk onsite. We did a different tour the morning we had to check out. I did have them do laundry for my son. Kids need more clothes than adults. They had it washed and folded within reasonable time and price was adequate for traveling.
Victoria, 2-night family trip
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2/10 Poor

The wifi doesn't work at all at this hotel and there are no screens on the windows so a whole bunch of bugs and lizards got in our room. They also only gave us 2 towels despite it being a room that sleeps 4 people (2 king beds) and when we called for more towels, it took them over an hour in the morning to drop them off! Unacceptable. They also claim they have a shuttle because the resort is huge and it takes forever to walk uphill to the pool, but the shuttle also doesn't come in a timely fashion or at all.
Taylor Jaclyn, 2-night trip with friends
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2/10 Poor

Francesca, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Great view. The walls in the rooms are very thin so you hear everything. The fact that this hotel is on a hill, it makes it more difficult to easily use the amenities
Tony, 2-night trip with friends
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