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kent
Reviewed 13 March 2014

Just come back from the Arenal Springs Hotel. We had a junior suite but all accomodation perfectly placed. All rooms look at the volcano and what a fabulous picture it makes. We were lucky to have clear days when we were there. The staff here are very friendly, food good especially the new Italian. The hot springs and pool are...

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

Hello neighbourskent, thank you for your nice comments and hope to see you soon back.

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 6 March 2014 via mobile

We stood at hotel royal corin for 2 nights which was wonderful than came here for 2 nights and boy did I wish we had stood at royal corin.. ok first they call there little bungalows suites and they are clearly not, you'll see that when you get there. It was definitely a down grade, but the pool wasn't too...

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

Hello cristalpistal, well looks like that you like enormous buildings because our hotel is very true is a large green area full of gardens more than 450 species of plants and more than 140 species of birds in our gardens to walk and enjoy nature and our hot springs, our rooms we have in list like you say they are...

Newcastle, Canada
Reviewed 6 March 2014

We also spent two nights here as part of a tour group and we really did not want to leave! Our unit was clean & spacious enough. It had a TV ,a small refrigerator, a/c as well as a ceiling fan. The grounds were well landscaped & immaculately clean. The flowers & birds & fruit trees all around were so...

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

Hello Evo047, thank you very much for reminding us so fondly and for your beautiful comments, was a pleasure for us to have you here and we hope to see you very soon. Thank you for choosing us and always remember that this is your home.

Winnipeg Canada
Reviewed 6 March 2014

We were booked in at this hotel as part of Caravan Tour. We had a bungalow in row 4. It was very clean. It had a mini refrigerator and a coffee maker. Also had free bottled water. There was a safe in the closet. It cost $12.00 to go to La Fortuna, the nearest town. The ground were very maintained...

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

Hello inthegarden, thank you very much for your nice comments and thank you for sharing these such beautiful photographs of our hotel, with them other people can actually see how it looks with our hotel. It was a pleasure for us to have you here, thank you and we hope to see you very soon.

Atlanta, GA
Reviewed 3 March 2014

We spent two nights here as part of a tour group and found the resort beautiful and relaxing. We were in a duplex cabin that was very roomy. I liked that the temperature was easy to adjust. I enjoyed the hot springs pool on the property after a day of sightseeing. The grounds are beautifully landscaped, and you can see...

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

Hello PaulaJAtlanta, thank you very much for your nice comments and good to see that you had a nice experience here with us. Thank you for choosing us and hope to see you very soon.

Greenfield, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 March 2014

Stayed 6 nights Very Clean rooms and grounds We had 902 second story over looked all of the resort. A walk to front (pools and restaurants) but not bad (3 to 4 min) Call for golf cart ride if raining (very quick response) Hot springs on grounds Pools are very nice. different temperatures in each pool Many day type trips...

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

Hello Altaboyd, thank you very much for your nice comments and thanks for those many nights with us, it is important to tell you that we are working on a special menu for guests that stay many days with us, this is to help them and as a thank you. I was watching the cons that you wrote and only...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 March 2014 via mobile

Would give 4.5 out of 5 if I could. Travelling with wife and 4 year old daughter. Amazing room, service was good. Great hot springs with no crowd. One problem is without a car there is limited food selection close by. The breakfast buffet is great but the resteraunt on location are expensive and mediocre. Every lunch or dinner was...

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

Hello Alexander, thank you very much for your comments, we will take into account your recommendations that are important to be better every day, we are working to improve our menu and will-have many more options for everyone, thank you for choosing us and hope to see you soon.

Concord, New Hampshire
Reviewed 28 February 2014

Stayed here based on a friends recommendation, I travel alot on business and found it just to be ok. It was quiet and it was nice having a hot tub in the room but overall the hotel was way overpriced for what you get. The room was average size compared to what I normally get, food and beverage were standard...

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

Hello brenda3316, it's interesting to read your comment and we saw 2 important things. 1) you say that you came here for yours friends we were recommended, that means that your friends had a beautiful experience with us and they were so satisfied that they will not hesitate to recommend our hotel to them friends. (2) your you mention that...

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 27 February 2014

We recently spent several nights at the hotel and I cannot say enough about the beauty of the hotel grounds, the room and the amazing view of the volcano. The settting was extremely tranquil. The room was spacious and very comfortable. The view was just amazing.

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Hello dana53023, thank you or take your valuable time to write us your comments, thank you for choosing us and hope to see you soon back.

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2014

I booked this place knowing it would be the most "resorty" hotel of our stays in CR, as Arenal area is somewhat of a tourist hub. The merits of its own Hot springs, exclusive for hotel guest use is what swung it for us.I dont like crowds, and im not good at sharing :) We also notice they have flash...

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Hello lovetoholiday11, thank you very much for all your comments and write every detail of your experience here with us, we will take your comments to improve everything in your us advise. Thank you for choosing us and hope to see you very soon.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • 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
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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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: $175 - $807 (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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“Ask for one closer to the lobby, but still with volcano views”
 of 5 bubbles 598CarrieM, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Views from all bungalows. Accessibility good.”
 of 5 bubbles susanvcustance, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I think all the rooms are probably excellent.. they all face the volcano.”
 of 5 bubbles 979dougk, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There are no bad rooms, and there is a shuttle service to take you to and from your room if it is raining.”
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“Volcano view”
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