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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 27 August 2014

Pura Vida! As we enjoy our hot stone massage in an open villa overlooking the rain forest, the breeze is a peaceful background to sounds of the forest. I'm reminded that we are experiencing the final moments of day light of the first half of our Costa Rican honeymoon. The tropical landscapes throughout the resort, our personal outdoor shower surrounded...

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hotel-arenal-springs, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arenal Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Hi Tyra B Thanks for your comment but we are not the Nayara Hotel, hopefully this comment tripavisor put in place that really belongs. PURA VIDA.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 26 August 2014

We stayed at room 305 for one night on August 22-23. I called the hotel and asked for an extra bed and it was already there upon arrival. The room is a bit small but you do not spend too much time in the room anyway. The hot springs are amazing especially in the evening. They were so relaxing after...

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hotel-arenal-springs, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arenal Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Hello vero905. Thank you very much for visiting our hotel and thanks for sharing your comments, hope all your beautiful home and country Canada this very well, and hope to see you back soon. Thank you for choosing your holiday and we will always be waiting for your return. PURA VIDA

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 26 August 2014

Our first stop@ this resort made the first impression of Costa Rica really really good. It has such a beautiful well maintained property that you can spend hours and hours just on the property itself. The breakfast is really delicious and full of variety. I must mention 'Edward', tour adviser. He is really very courteous and friendly and very very...

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hotel-arenal-springs, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arenal Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Hello HSJ15 Thank you very much for visiting our hotel and thanks for sharing your comments, hope all your beautiful home in Texas this very well, and hope to see you back soon. Thank you for choosing your holiday and we will always be waiting for your return. Edward send you many blessings to all. PURA VIDA.

San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 26 August 2014

We stayed at the Arenal Springs Resort and Spa when my two sisters visited in February. The grounds were beautiful as we drove up to the reception to be greeted with a welcome drink at the reception bar. Beautiful attention to detail and green and lush settings all over the place. We had two rooms booked right next to each...

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Hola Linda N. muchas gracias por hacernos parte de tus vacaciones y gracias por compartir tus comentarios, nos sentimos muy...

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 24 August 2014

We started off our 8 day vacation through Costa Rica at Arenal Springs. It was a bit of a drive from the San Jose airport, but the drive was amazing as well.. We were greated with delicious welcome drinks and a friendly front desk staff. The room was great, beautiful decor and amazing views of the volcano. The staff was...

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hotel-arenal-springs, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arenal Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Hello Jessica G Thank you very much for sharing your life experiences here in our hotel, thank you for choosing us as your first hotel in Costa Rica, our guests are the most important in this hotel we want everyone to return home with the best possible experience. Our colleague Oscar sends you many blessings .. We hope you give...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 23 August 2014

We spent 2 nights - we had a double and junior suite. Rooms are large and clean. We had a great view of the volcano from our front window but it was socked in both days. It was a good base for exploring the volcano and other nearby sites. we understand this is the second or third best resort in...

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hotel-arenal-springs, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arenal Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Hello JoeHouston52 Thank you very much for sharing your life experiences here in our hotel, they help us to improve every day more and more, thank you for choosing us as your hotel, our guests are the most important in this hotel we want everyone to return home with the best experience possible. Hope to see you soon to serve...

Reviewed 21 August 2014

We were on our honeymoon in Costa Rica and this was the first hotel we stayed. It was fabulous, great service, great rooms, we got a room with a volcano view, and overall our experience was simply amazing. Loved this place. Def worth the price.

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hotel-arenal-springs, Guest Relations Manager at Arenal Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your comments and we are glad to hear that you had a nice holiday here in our hotel. All of us here we hope to see you soon and be able to serve you in the best way, we all hope that the return to your home is good as well and do not...

New York
Reviewed 20 August 2014

We stayed at Arenal Springs Resort for 2 nights a little more than a week ago. We booked transportation from the San Jose airport through the hotel and had a nice, scenic 2 1/2-3 hour ride. Upon arriving at the hotel, we were given a refreshing welcome drink. The hotel staff was friendly and helpful in calling for taxi rides,...

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hotel-arenal-springs, Guest Relations Manager at Arenal Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your comments and we are glad to hear that you had a nice holiday here in our hotel. All of us here we hope to see you soon and be able to serve you in the best way, we all hope that the return to your home is good as well and do not...

Mission Viejo, California
Reviewed 20 August 2014

We arrived just before a major storm hit that blew out the power and computer system. However we were not able to go to our room because it was not ready and still being cleaned. We were in a small group of 8 requiring 4 rooms with prior reservations and there seemed to be some discussion about the rooms. Once...

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hotel-arenal-springs, Guest Relations Manager at Arenal Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting and thanks for your comments, we are very sorry the problems encountered by the electrical storm that day was something completely beyond our control in the same way we apologize. Normally Hotels in Costa Rica the chek in is at 3: pm, but we always do our best to have them ready before if some guest arrives...

Folsom, California
Reviewed 19 August 2014

We traveled to Arenal with 3 young children (ages 4, 6 & 8) and had a great experience here. The grounds are beautiful and spacious, with a ton of room to run around, and you have an amazing view of the volcano. The pools are great, some are warm, some hot, and some cold - the kids loved exploring all...

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Thank you so much for sharing your comments and we are glad to hear that you had a nice holiday here in our hotel. All of us here we hope to see you soon and be able to serve you in the best way, we all hope that the return to your home is good as well and do not...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Arenal Springs is located just 5 miles away from la Fortuna town toward the Arenal Volcano or National Park. We are located between La Fortuna town and the Arenal Lake.The Hotel count with 87 Junior Suites and 3 Master Suites King and 3 Master Suites Queen with direct view to the Arenal Volcano. Each room are surrounding with exotic gardens, beautiful flowers and many species of birds. These rooms offer either a king size bed or two double beds. Also we provide rooms with handicap access and adjoining rooms for families who want stay together.Our hotel offers you 2 swimming pools and a Thermal river.Hotel Arenal Springs Resort offers on each Junior Suite the best amenities for your comfort. King Bed or Two queen beds, Hair dryer, Cable TV, Mini bar, Free Wi-Fi Internet access, Air Conditioning, Ceiling fan, Laundry Bag, Telephone, Safe deposit box, Coffee Maker free coffee and tea), Bath amenities, Private bath with tropical garden, hot water, Private terrace. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arenal Springs Resort and Spa

Address: 5 Miles West of Catholic Church of la Fortuna, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: $229 - $1,094 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Arenal Springs Resort and Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 90
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Also Known As:
Arenal Springs Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Hotel Arenal Springs
Arenal Springs Resort And Spa Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#4 Business Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#7 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#7 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#12 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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“All rooms have a view.”
 of 5 bubbles traveler54601, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“It would be convenient to get as close to the pools and springs and restaurant as possible. We were in the 300's and it was a bit of a walk.”
 of 5 bubbles llloren, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Request a room closer to the lobby, restaurants and pool. The 300- or 400- rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles photogps, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“might as well stay near the front. otherwise it's a long walk to the pool, with nowhere to park.”
 of 5 bubbles X2747CWlisab, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have a great view of Arenal you can't go wrong.”
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