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Located in the northwestern region of Costa Rica, 30 minutes away from La Fortuna, in the BiologicalCorridor between Monteverde Reserve and Arenal National Park, our lodge rests marvelously in one of the surrounding hills of the Arenal Lake, enjoying a unique view of the Lake and the Volcano. Coming to our lodge, you will be surrounded by a dense tropical forest, where more than 300 species of birds can be seen, as well as 100 species of mammals and 2500 species of plants and orchids. The Hotel Arenal Vista Lodge was conceived from a prevailing necessity derived from the deficiency of facilities in the Arenal area. We felt the need for a place that took advantage of the natural beauties the area, while offering the national and international tourists the commodities they require in the Biological Corridor between Arenal Volcano National Park and Monteverde Cloud Forest FEATURES: • 25 comfortable rooms, each lodged up to four guests. • Every room includes a private hot water bathroom, walk-in closet and a balcony with spectacular view of the volcano and lake area. • Facilities equipped to care for disabled people. • Restaurant and salad bar with costarrican and international recipes. • Swimming pool, wet-bar, souvenir shop and a meeting room, natural forest trails. Internet facilities. Parking area with 24-hour security • Restaurant, which fits 90 guests, Bar and Souvenir shop • Conference room for 30 people and swimming pool with wet bar • Optional tours: hot springs, canopy, horseback riding, boat rides, transfers to Monteverde. We offer laundry service as well. Special offers for honeymooners, students, families and cycling groups.
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Free parking
Breakfast included
Free Internet
Laundry Service
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Non-smoking hotel
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The place is surrounding by nature, great for people who want to have a unique experience. The front desk people are extremely helpful, nice, and welcoming. The restaurant food was delicious, and the breakfast is great, specially the traditional plate. The hotel is old with a
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it is very basic, but everything one would need for a short stay, i would not plan on a long stay unless you are comfortable with no A/C and once again very basic accommodations, pool was nice, there is not a store near by so purchase any drinks, food, snacks etc before heading
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The rooms are beautiful and have very comfortable beds, the price of the nights is very good it, is a hotel with exceptional quality, a beautiful location surrounded by the beauty of the nature reserve, I would return at any time.
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I went with 30 students to this hotel. And most of them loved it. A few were upset that the room had geckos in it. Understand that this hotel is about a hour from La Fortuna. The food is local, the staff are sweet, and the rooms are fair. The hotel is a bit older and is on
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Don't visit this Lodge. You can't reach this lodge because there is a river 5 k before the lodge with you can't pass with a normal car. Whatever you try, they just charge you for not showing up even if you call them and trying to solve the issue. Not even open for discussion
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Response from Arenalvista, Gerente at Arenal Vista Lodge
Responded Sep. 14, 2017
Dear Mr. Peter. You go the wrong way. The correct way is by entering the route that passes through the Arenal Volcano National Park, Pueblo el Castillo and finally arrives at our hotel. We said it clearly when you called us at night. Check in time is at 2pm and not at 10pm that you call to be exonerated from the NO SHOW. Besides, you were to arrive the next day and did not show up either. For the mutual convenience and respect between us and our guests our company has established policies, which are similar in any hotel in Costa Rica or in their country. When you book firmly your reservation is saved for the time you reserve
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View from our patio
"Don't go there. NOT customer friendly"
"We stayed in rooms overlooking the lake and the view was spectacular."
"All rooms have a great view"
"Rooms higher up have the best view, but you have to walk many stairs"
"Rooms closer to the lobby have wifi. Otherwise you'll need to connect in the common area."
US$79 - US$146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
arenal vista hotel arenal volcano national park
Costa RicaProvince of AlajuelaArenal Volcano National ParkEl Castillo
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