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Arenal Country Inn

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

The place is just outside of town but within walking distance. The offered a free breakfast buffet which was better than most hotels in the states. The wi-fi was incredibly slow but free. The beds are extremely firm but I like them that way. The view was incredible as you could see the volcano from every cabana and the hotel...

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ArenalCountryInn, Gerente at Arenal Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of our hotel, ample breakfast, great staff and amazing grounds. We are glad you felt at home on our large property, and took advantage of bird watching, volcano watching, and swimming in the creek. Sorry about the internet being slow, the whole area has been that way for a couple of weeks, but we...

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Lovely room, nice and clean and air con. Just a nice 10 minute walk to the town where there are plenty of shops. A nice pool to cool down in when you get back to the hotel.would definitely recommend as a nice place to stay.

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ArenalCountryInn, Gerente at Arenal Country Inn, responded to this review

Dear Wendy: Thank you for your lovely review and for noticing and enjoying all of the hard work and love our family and staff puts in to serving all of our guests and keeping everything beautiful and delicious for you. It was great to have meet you and we look forward to having you back soon!

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Arenal Country Inn was wonderful for so many reasons: the staff was incredibly friendly; our room was cleaned like magic every morning, even if we stepped away for mere minutes; the breakfast was fantastic; the grounds were just amazing and beautiful; our absolute favorite part was the location - it was close enough to La Fortuna to walk into town...

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ArenalCountryInn, Gerente at Arenal Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed comments and recommendation of our family hotel and our staff's friendly service. We are glad you enjoyed everything about your stay with us. There is nothing that makes us happier! Please come back soon!

Redondo Beach, California
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights and the receptionist Vanessa went out of her way to make our stay special. When we complained about our loud neighbors next door and some bugs in our room, she upgraded us to the family bungalow (no neighbors). Overall this is a lovely hotel, everything is very clean and the breakfast is delicious. Staff is...

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ArenalCountryInn, Gerente at Arenal Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you first for your kind comments, but even more so, thanks for letting us know, during your stay, about any problems and giving us the opportunity to make them right. It was our pleasure to serve you and we appreciate that you notice how hard our staff works to make your stay special. We look forward to your next...

Tennessee
Reviewed 28 March 2016

pretty grounds but the AC was either on (and too cold) or off (and too hot), so we were up and down all night turning it on and off. The place is a bit outside of town. The breakfast was OK. The reception is open until 8, but then closes. WIfi did not really work.

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ArenalCountryInn, Gerente at Arenal Country Inn, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madame: In accordance with your comment: the A/C is in good condition and working properly; something that is very good to us. Drearily we had no chance to help you understanding the different levels that an air conditioning machine offer you as options in order to regulate the temperature accordingly to your needs and/or preferences. Our property is located...

Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 23 March 2016

This cabana style hotel is set on a lovely piece of land and has a great view of the Arenal volcano. The grounds are very nice and well maintained. There is a large pool area. The rooms are dated but clean and well maintained. There was a small fridge, coffee maker, air conditioner in the room. the bed a little...

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ArenalCountryInn, Gerente at Arenal Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. It was our pleasure to serve you and we hope you come back to stay with us again soon!

Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

This place has the potential to be a great hotel. Pros: amazingly friendly staff, good breakfast, grounds well maintained Cons: the beds are hard to sleep on. Rooms a bit antiquated. The location to the main town is great. It's walking distance tho we thought driving was better than walking at night. I felt safe throughout tho.

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ArenalCountryInn, Gerente at Arenal Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments on our friendly staff and amazing grounds. As we have been open for many years now, we know that we need constant renewal of our rooms to keep up with the times ans are currently in that process. Though late last year we made an investment in replacing all of our mattresses with top...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

I would like to preface my posts about CR by stating that this is a more expensive place to backpack. Everything from the food to accommodations - especially with our low Canadian Dollar, you pay more for less We stayed here at the end of our trip while backpacking for 2 weeks in CR. While we had some great moments...

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ArenalCountryInn, Gerente at Arenal Country Inn, responded to this review

Dear Sir: your opinion is very important to us. Costa Rica´s cost of living is not the lowest in the region and this affects not only tourists but nationals. With all due respect, if your expectation matches with a backpacker service (low cost for one bed in share and basic room lodging) we are not the product for you. Unfortunately...

Bothell, Washington
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Arenal Country Inn was my favorite place we stayed on our8 day trip to Costa Rica. We were 7 family members, visiting Monteverde, Arenal, and Coco Beach. The people at Arenal Country Inn were so kind and accommodating- anytime we wanted coffee, they prepared it fresh, served in the lobby. The breakfast was delicious and when my niece mentioned that...

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ArenalCountryInn, Gerente at Arenal Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind remarks. Our family works hard to make sure yours has an incredible vacation and creates lifelong memories. We are glad you all enjoyed our high customer service, delicious breakfast, and new comfortable beds, in addition to the grounds and amenities. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon.

Granite Bay, CA
Reviewed 6 February 2016

We booked three nights at the Arenal Country Inn at the last minute when the place we thought we had booked did not have our reservation. This turned out to be a blessing in disguise. The grounds are beautiful, and our bungalow was well appointed and comfortable, with A/C and a small refrigerator. The bed was a little too firm...

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Thank you very much for your review, for us it was a true pleasure to serve you. We are glad that you had 3 great nights' sleep, and enjoyed our cozy bungalows and charming breakfast, in addition to our helpful staff. We will pass your praises on to them. And we hope to have you as our guests again when...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Arenal Country Inn is a small hotel with twenty rooms distributed in ten bungalows; all of then surrounded by exotic gardens. All you have to do is reach the door of your room and you will go from the most comfortable human made environment to the magnificent nature. Rooms with cable TV, A/C, mini fridge, telephone, safe deposit box, private bathroom and terrace. Large swimming pool area, food service, internet access, tour desk and parking. Impeccable cleanness and friendly service is our promise. We will make our best to make your visit a memorable one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arenal Country Inn

Address: 1 km south of the Catholic Church, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: $106 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Arenal Country Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Arenal Country Hotel
Country Inn La Fortuna De San Carlos
La Fortuna De San Carlos Country Inn
Arenal Country Inn Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
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