Starting at $38 per night


Hotel Castillo del Arenal is a family owned hotel, located in El Castillo, which sits in between La Fortuna and Monteverde.  This accommodation is 6.5 kilometers from the National Park, 700 meters from Lake Arenal, about a 25 minute drive from the town of La Fortuna.  With rooms specifically positioned to enhance views of the natural features (Arenal Volcano and Lake), Hotel Castillo del Arenal offers a quiet, relaxing, and enjoyable experience for guests.  Hotel amenities include panoramic view of Lake Arenal and volcano, restaurant, bar, swimming pool, WiFi, bar and restaurant, peace and tranquility.

El Castillo has prime location, for it’s far enough from the corded tourist attraction of La Fortuna and Monteverde, yet close enough for visitors to explore the area in depth.  Though the area boasts some of the most spectacular hikes, tours, and adventures of the country, down time at the hotel is always a great idea.  While you’re not trekking through the rain forest, Hotel Castillo del Arenal provides adequate accommodations, ensuring you receive every second of relaxation that you need.  Guests often lounge near the pool, stay connected with friends, indulge in a tasty bar cocktail, or simply just put their minds at ease.

With the option of either heading to La Fortuna, or Monteverde, the amount of tours is incredibly vast.  There are tours for the adrenaline junkies, love birds, elderly couples, and chillers, so we promise there will be an activity for you!  Zip-lining, whitewater rafting, waterfall rappelling, bungee jumping, bird watching, river boat safaris, cave spelunking, horseback riding, and tons of more activities are all at your exposure to enjoy.

The accommodation options at Hotel Castillo del Arenal are nothing short of comfortable, for they only offer private bungalows or junior suites. The Bungalow features, breakfast, air conditioner, coffee maker, TV, mini bar, private bathroom, WiFi and hot water.

And, the Suite includes, breakfast, air conditioner, coffee maker, TV, mini bar, private terrace, private bathroom, private entrance, WiFi and hot water.  The suite can be a great fit for families or couples, for it grants private access to couples or families, ensuring total security.

Hotel Castillo del Arenal is a beautiful hotel, located on a breathtaking property, giving it a magical type of splendor.  You’ll be able to participate in unforgettable tours, watch awe-inspiring sunsets, and get closer to nature than you could have ever imagined.  In short, this hotel is great for families or couples looking for some quiet time during their vacation, but don’t mind getting involved with 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"