Starting at $38 per night


Welcome to Hotel Castillo del Arenal, a family-owned gem nestled in El Castillo, perfectly positioned between the captivating destinations of La Fortuna and Monteverde. Our hotel is located just 6.5 kilometers from the National Park, a mere 700 meters from the stunning Lake Arenal, and approximately a scenic 25-minute drive from the town of La Fortuna. With rooms strategically designed to enhance your views of the majestic Arenal Volcano and the serene Lake Arenal, Hotel Castillo del Arenal promises a peaceful, rejuvenating, and delightful experience for our cherished guests.

Our hotel offers an array of amenities, including panoramic vistas of Lake Arenal and the volcano, a delightful restaurant, a cozy bar, a refreshing swimming pool, reliable WiFi, and an inviting atmosphere of peace and tranquility that will envelop you during your stay.

El Castillo boasts a prime location, offering the perfect blend of seclusion from the crowded tourist hubs of La Fortuna and Monteverde, yet close proximity for exploring the region in-depth. While the area boasts some of the country's most spectacular hikes, tours, and adventures, you'll find that unwinding at our hotel is equally enticing. When you're not venturing through the rainforest, Hotel Castillo del Arenal provides comfortable accommodations, ensuring you make the most of every relaxing moment. Many guests choose to bask by the pool, stay connected with friends, savor a delightful cocktail at the bar, or simply find solace in the tranquil surroundings.

Whether you choose to head to La Fortuna or Monteverde, you'll be spoiled for choice with an incredible array of tours and activities. We cater to adrenaline junkies, lovebirds, elderly couples, and those seeking a more laid-back experience. Zip-lining, whitewater rafting, waterfall rappelling, bungee jumping, bird watching, river boat safaris, cave spelunking, horseback riding, and countless more activities await your enjoyment.

When it comes to accommodations, Hotel Castillo del Arenal offers nothing less than comfort and privacy. We provide private bungalows and junior suites. The Bungalow includes breakfast, air conditioning, a coffee maker, TV, mini-bar, a private bathroom, WiFi, and hot water.

For those seeking even more space and privacy, our Suite features breakfast, air conditioning, a coffee maker, TV, mini-bar, a private terrace, a private bathroom, a private entrance, WiFi, and hot water. This suite is perfect for families or couples, ensuring a secure and intimate stay.

Hotel Castillo del Arenal is not just a place to stay; it's a gateway to a world of unforgettable experiences. Nestled on breathtaking property, our hotel offers a touch of magic. You'll embark on unforgettable tours, witness awe-inspiring sunsets, and connect with nature in ways you never imagined. In essence, our hotel is the perfect choice for families or couples seeking quiet moments during their vacation while embracing a little adventure!

Hotel Tags

  • Budget
  • Midrange
  • Eco Style
  • Hilltop
  • Remote

Hotel Amenities

  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Room Service
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Resort Activities
  • Gardens
  • Handicap
  • Parking
  • Wifi
  • Wifi Free
  • Laundry Service
  • Cable Tv

Room Amenities


  • Fan
  • Cable Tv
  • Mini Fridge
  • Coffee Service
  • Internet Free
  • Volcano View

Junior Suite

  • AC
  • Cable Tv
  • Mini Fridge
  • Coffee Service
  • Internet Free
  • Balcony
  • Volcano View

Handicap Accessibility

  • Accessible Bathroom
  • Roll-in Shower
  • In-room Accessibility


Latitude: N 10° 25' 34.61"
Longitude: W 84° 45' 2.01"