El Establo Mountain Hotel

El Establo Mountain Hotel

1km East of Santa Elena, Monteverde, Monteverde 60109, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5110

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El Establo Mountain Hotel
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About El Establo Mountain Hotel

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free
This family-friendly Monteverde hotel is located in the mountains, within 3 mi (5 km) of Bat Jungle and Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve. Children's Eternal Rainforest and Arenal Volcano National Park are also within 9 mi (15 km).

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Amenities at El Establo Mountain Hotel

  • Indoor pool
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Coffee shop

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • First-aid kit
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Safe

Services and conveniences

  • Business centre
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box


  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine


  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Conditioner

Pool and spa

  • Heated pool
  • Spa
  • Hot tub
  • Indoor pool
  • Pool with a view
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage

Things to do

  • Eco tourism
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Beauty salon
  • Horse riding
  • Pool table
  • Hiking


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper


  • Family rooms
  • Mountain view
  • Storage available
  • Seating area
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV

Accessibility and suitability

  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Hypoallergenic
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area
  • Disabled access


  • Picnic area
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Balcony

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Child pool
  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Playground


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service


  • Alarm clock
  • Cleaning products


  • Fitness centre
  • Tennis

Reviews of El Establo Mountain Hotel

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4.0 Mediocre
Pros:The views were nice. That’s all.
Cons:The breakfast rate was to be included per the booking and review. Unfortunately it was $20(!) per person (!) which was ridiculous. There was no hot water. Overall, very disappointed and would recommend at least another property.
8.0 Great
Cons:Problem with handicap parking from check in. Could not get to room for more than half hour due to tour bus blocking lot. Reception said they checked in before you. Nearly every time we tried to come or go a bus was in the way.
9.1 Excellent
Pros:The hotel is beautiful! The view is amazing especially from the upper buildings where you can see all the way over the mountains to the the gulf and to guanacoste in the distance. The rooms were very nice and very comfortable beds and very clean. They have their own hiking trails at the top and it was wonderful to hike at our leisure through the cloud forest. They have their own zip line but we did not try it, but it seemed a nice quiet option compared to others. We saw lots of wildlife right there at the lobby and the dinner at the restraint was amazing! We talked about it the rest of our trip! And service in the restaraunt combined with the atmosphere definitely makes it a fine dining experience. The hotel is also a nice distance from town. The amenities are very nice. We would consider staying here again.
Cons:The only negatives to this hotel were actually minor ones that would have just made it a more perfect experience overall. The fact that it is in such a large area they use shuttles to take you from one location to another. It is extremely steep and long to walk/hike especially to upper buildings with the beautiful view, so the shuttle is almost mandatory unless you are in excellent shape. They are more than happy to shuttle and most times are timely except there were a couple of times that we needed to wait up to 15 minutes for the shuttle. Otherwise the shuttle service was very good. The breakfast buffet was very nice but the view from the big beautiful window is the staff parking lot and bushes. It was a shame it didn't have a view, but I suppose you can't always have the exceptional view. The family pool/workout area was very nice and under an open canopy. The pool was a somewhat comfortable temperature but it was very cold with the night mountain air blowing in and there was no hot tub which could have made it a nicer experience.
10.0 Excellent
Pros:The view is amazing, room was beautiful with vaulted ceilings; the view from anywhere on the property is amazing; staff was friendly, food was good- no complaints- the resort is on a steep hillside, it's really not an issue ( 40 second drive from the bottom or 3-5 min slow walk to our room 3/4 of the way up the property) -shower is like niagra falls and as hot as you can stand- my wife had no complaints and that is amazing - two thumbs up from Santa barbara ca.
Cons:The Grass was too green, too many rainbows in the distance , sky was too blue, Saw too much ocean From our deck/ lanai :) Our girls had too much fun ( 4 and 7 ) - the room was too big Don't hesitate, go. I've stayed in some pretty nice places and this one won't disappoint, despite a few reviews I read before going ( I'm still spoiled living in Santa barbara ca and have some reasonable expectations, my wife on the other hand sets the bar very high and had no complaints which was shocking- even she was shocked when she said it )
10.0 Excellent
Pros:The grounds are beautiful. Awesome views. Good jungle trails. You can even zip-line on the premises. Rooms are large, well furnished and clean.


1km East of Santa Elena, Monteverde, Monteverde 60109

What's nearby

  • Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve2.5 km
  • Selvatura Park3.8 km
  • Children's Eternal Rainforest12.9 km



Check in anytime after 14:00, check out anytime before 12:00


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FAQs when booking at El Establo Mountain Hotel

  • El Establo Mountain Hotel is located at 1km East of Santa Elena, Monteverde, 4.4 km from the centre of Monteverde. Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve is the closest landmark to El Establo Mountain Hotel.

  • Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 12:00 at El Establo Mountain Hotel.

  • Yes, El Establo Mountain Hotel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Yes, El Establo Mountain Hotel offers free parking.

  • El Establo Mountain Hotel is 31.2 km from La Fortuna. El Establo Mountain Hotel is 67.4 km from Tambor.

  • Yes, El Establo Mountain Hotel has a pool on-site.

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Distance to city centre

4.4 km

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Nearest airport

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Distance to airport

75.3 km