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  • Excellent41%
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  • Average15%
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  • Terrible5%
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Reviewed yesterday

I only give this a 4 out of 5 because it is dated to the point that beds and pillows are not what you would expect, not terrible but still not that comfortable. However, the service and location are spot on. Especially if you want...More

Thank BrynneLally
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing place, although hard to reach, is worth the ride. Breathtaking view waits for you if you’re in one the uphill villas. Early in the morning, howling monkeys can be heard ! Beautiful pool with volcano view. A place no one can ever bored with....More

Thank Pierre L
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a trip to Monteverde, Arenal and Samara in Costa Rica, I cannot say enough good things about the country, our excursions and each area we visited. Our other two hotels were great. I wish I could say the same thing about Arenal Lodge. It...More

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Response from Marco D, Operaciones at Arenal LodgeResponded 5 days ago

Greetings from Arenal Lodge. We apologize for any inconvenience you may have had. We have a compromise with the satisfaction of our clients and is very important for us to have this feedback. We are taking care of this issues and will correct it. Hope...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and two kids (age 12 and 9) stayed 2 nights in a chalet in August 2018 and loved it here. Lots of birds to watch from the giant chalet windows above the lodge with a great view of the volcano. The long driveway...More

Thank Karen H
Response from Marco D, Operaciones at Arenal LodgeResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for your visit and comment. Is good to realize that you had a good time with your family at Arenal Lodge. In this moment Arenal Lodge is working to provide high speed internet connection to the rooms so in your next...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for three days. Wish it was more, so we will visit again. The place is very rustic and felt like we were in the jungle. It was cold while we were there even though it was in July. They started a fire...More

Thank Jeff S
Response from Marco D, Operaciones at Arenal LodgeResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for your visit and comment. Is good to realize that you had a good time with your family at Arenal Lodge. In this moment Arenal Lodge is working to provide high speed internet connection to the rooms so in your next...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$72 - US$142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#13 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$72 - US$142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#13 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Judy F
May 18, 2018|
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Response from RideOnTrailsCr | Reviewed this property |
Arenal Lodge is different than the Observatory Lodge.
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Jess M
April 5, 2018|
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Response from reesecarp | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They have many rooms with a direct view but the Chalets are the best ones...floor to ceiling windows directly facing the volcano. You must get the Chalets.
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hannahw1992
October 20, 2017|
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Response from docsizar | Reviewed this property |
Hello, just saw this after a while. If you still need help finding rides let me know please
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Room Tips
"If you want a view of Mount Arenal make sure you specify that with the lodge. They have a variety of views so..."
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"Rooms at the top of the hill offer stunning views, but require a lot of steps."
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"The best View is the Chalet and quite peaceful."
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"Choose upstairs one on top of the hill"
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