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Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
Smoke-free property

With a stay at Essence Arenal Hostel in Peñas Blancas, you'll be steps from Lake Arenal and a 4-minute drive from Arenal Volcano National Park.

This hostal is 9.3 mi (14.9 km) from Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park and 13 mi (21 km) from Arenal Volcano.

Make yourself at home in one of the 15 guestrooms. Bathrooms have showers and complimentary toiletries.

Enjoy recreation amenities such as an outdoor pool or take in the view from a garden. Additional amenities at this hostal include complimentary wireless Internet access and tour/ticket assistance.

At Essence Arenal Hostel, enjoy a satisfying meal at the restaurant. Full breakfasts are available daily from 7 AM to 9 AM for a fee.

The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.

Hostal Amenities

Hostal Amenities

The hostal offers a restaurant. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Peñas Blancas hostal also offers an outdoor pool, spa services, and tour/ticket assistance. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Essence Arenal Hostel is a smoke-free property.

  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Restaurant 
  • Total number of rooms - 15 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Garden 

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower only 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 9 AM.

Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in vegetarian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hostal include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Hostal Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 11 AM

Check-in time ends at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 9 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 3 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are 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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

A city tax will be collected at the property upon arrival. The city tax ranges from JPY 100-200 per person, per night based on the nightly room rate. The tax does not apply to nightly rates under JPY 10,000. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: USD 5 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hostal Name

  • Essence Arenal Hostel El Castillo
  • Essence Arenal El Castillo

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