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Belgium
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We stayed in the hostel part. Guys at the reception were very helpful and gave a lot of info. Very good breakfast, clean rooms (everyday a fresh towel), nice swimming pool and good shower. Close to bus stop and center. Wifi could have been better.

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Cali, Colombia
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

We made a reservation over the phone, we told them we were leaving San Jose around 4 PM and getting to la fortuna around 7:00 PM, after 4 hours of driving we arrive to the hotel and whata surprise!, they had given our room to someone else and had no more rooms left, the man at the reception was completely... More 

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Reviewed 5 August 2016

I didn't have the best experience at Mayol Lodge. The 'dorm' I stayed in was tiny for four people. It did not have locker, only one power outlet, fans didn't work effectively for the top bunk. The kitchen is actually shared with the restaurant/cafe on site. While I was here, the fridge was full of their food so I couldn't... More 

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cork
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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights in the very spacious room 9. It's not luxury and there are no drawers or wardrobes, but the beds are comfy. We had breakfast and lunch in the poolside bar. Both were tasty, good value and fresh. The pool is a great bonus when it's not raining. The staff here are excellent. Reception gave us great... More 

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Reviewed 8 June 2016

Nice enough private room with the highlight being the fan. The staff were super friendly and helpful. They helped us schedule a 10k volcano hike. The free breakfast was a true desayuno tipico. Gallo pinto with toast and plantains.

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Durham
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Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Overall solid hostel to stay in. Sturdy bunk beds, no ac and it's kinda hot, but there was a fan so that helped. Surprisingly our clothes were able to dry out here relatively quickly compared to other hostels we've stayed at 👖👙👚. The front desk folks were so helpful and friendly. Pool is nice and a good temperature and breakfast... More 

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London
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Reviewed 3 June 2016

I stayed at Mayol Lodge for 2 nights earlier on this year. I booked it mainly because of the location, which is great. The setting is beautiful, with a direct view of the Arenal volcano and stunning surrounding gardens with hummingbirds and iguanas. Also just a few minutes from all the restaurants and shops in La Fortuna. Rooms are massive,... More 

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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

This was our first hostel in Costa Rica and we were pleasantly surprised. We stayed during the off/rainy season so it was less crowded. The dorms could become very hot during the dry season with more people. There are fans though, which not all hostels in the country provide. Alonso greeted us and was incredibly helpful with recommendations of local... More 

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Lake Tahoe (California), California
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2 reviews
Reviewed 29 April 2016

I had the most FANTASTIC stay at Mayol Lodge. I will be honest that I wasn't really excited about moving from a hotel to a hostel but I was PLEASANTLY surprised!! First off, the rooms were much better than I expected. We had reserved a 4 person ensuite and the room was very clean with a shower/bathroom in the room.... More 

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chicago
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Reviewed 24 April 2016

We were a party of 7 (4 adults & 3 teens) and had three superior rooms; our stay was great. Our rooms were clean, beds just fine and bathrooms/shower spacious enough for all our toiletries. The pool was clean and just big enough to frolic. The hotel is centrally located with easy access to the entire town. And, of course,... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in La Fortuna, this hotel is close to the rock pools, Arenal Adventure World, and Ecoglide Arenal Park. Local attractions also include La Fortuna Waterfall and Ecotermales Fortuna. Just 3 minutes walking from La Fortuna Bus Station. Hotel Features: In addition to a restaurant, Hotel Mayol Lodge features an outdoor pool. Other amenities include a poolside bar and complimentary wireless Internet access. Room Amenities: Guest rooms have complimentary wireless Internet access, complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, cable TV, air conditioning or fan, private bath with hot water. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mayol Lodge

Address: | 75 mts east from La Fortuna Bus Stop, next to Tacos Serrano, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: $35 - $51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Mayol Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles 371mel371, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“great value”
 of 5 bubbles Funleaving, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room near the pool as its very noisy near the front.”
 of 5 bubbles 299paml, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room.”
 of 5 bubbles mwwalk, 12 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Do not choose a ground floor room, too noisy”
 of 5 bubbles Turkish_Hotelier, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
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