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Arenal Manoa Hotel

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Reviewed 28 December 2014

This is a wonderful hotel. The staff is extremely helpful and go the extra mile to help you. A special thank you to Hilda and the wonderful gentleman who made it a great breakfast, lunch and dinner in the restaurant. The front desk was very helpful and easy going with us. A big thank you to Marco, who worked to...

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AlexCedeno, Guest Relations Manager at Arenal Manoa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Marymroberson Thanks for choosing us as your hotel in Arenal , we are happy to know that you enjoy your stay in Arenal Manoa , thanks for visit us

Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 December 2014 via mobile

We had a lovely time at this sprawling hotel... The semi-detached bungalows were set in lovely grounds and on our 4th day here the clouds disappeared and for a few precious seconds we could see the Arenal Volcano in all its glory! My only complaint is the pan pipes music playing in the restaurant... Breakfast was excellent and the egg-chef...

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AlexCedeno, Guest Relations Manager at Arenal Manoa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ron Thanks for your comments we glad to know that you enjoy your stay with us . We sorry for that noises, and thanks for visit us you are always welcome

Alajuela, Costa Rica
Reviewed 20 December 2014

beautiful rooms to stay in. The place was quiet which is hard to find in Costa Rica. Very friendly staff, they were always willing to help and very quick if there was a problem. The only reason I gave it a 4 instead of a 5 was because the restaurant was a little too proud of their food. Lots of...

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AlexCedeno, Guest Relations Manager at Arenal Manoa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Linnette... Thanks for choosing us as your hotel in Arenal. We glad to know that you enjoy your stay with us , you are always welcome

Reviewed 17 December 2014 via mobile

Stayed here in my last stay and was just as amazing as my last visit. The food was good the people were nice. We had only two might stay but it was wonderful experience. Would record this place for any type of trip family, couples or friends. Jose

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AlexCedeno, Guest Relations Manager at Arenal Manoa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jose We glad to know that you enjoy your last visit with us !!! we appreciate your comments and you are always welcome .. Gretings

Reviewed 16 December 2014 via mobile

Beautiful grounds, spacious rooms, 2 different pools (1 fed by hot springs). We felt very well taken care of. Good breakfast included, restaurant was good as well. Can book tours directly from the hotel. Located about 5 minute drive north of town

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AlexCedeno, Guest Relations Manager at Arenal Manoa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thanks for your comments, we are glad to hear that you enjoyed a memorable experience with us your are always welcome.,

Reviewed 14 December 2014

Beautiful views! Wonderful service. Very affordable. Downtown is very accessible via cab. I would recommend anyone to visit Costa Rica. Full of natural beauty! The food was great. The service even better. Try and get a room near the swim up bar.

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AlexCedeno, Guest Relations Manager at Arenal Manoa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Izabela J Thanks for your comments , we glad to meet with your travel expectations and thanks for visit us . Your are always welcome.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 December 2014

Love this place! Great place to stay, the staff is wonderful and very informative from start to finish of our stay there in December 2014. I loved our roomy bungalow and how it's like our own little house with rocking chairs flush trees and garden right outside our door...not to mention the Awesome views of the Arenal Volcano! Beauty everywhere!...

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Dear Frank Thanks for choosing us has your hotel in Arenal we appreciate your comments adn we glad to know that you enjoy your stay in Arenal Manoa , you are always welcome.

Middletown, Connecticut
Reviewed 9 December 2014

My mother and I were vacationing in Costa Rica, and this was the first place we stayed at during our week. May I start by saying the travel from the airport, to this location was almost 4 hours! We arrived in the Liberia airport, I am not sure how far it is from the San Jose airport. During the travel...

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AlexCedeno, Guest Relations Manager at Arenal Manoa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Taylor C Thanks for your comments , Costa Rica by geographical location has a pleasant climate, it is the combination of tropical weather with its mountain systems, and that way the weather is very unpredictable , we sorry for the but weather in your stay , but this is Costa Rica !!! Thanks for visit us you are always...

Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 7 December 2014

Just got back for CR after traveling there with my family. We booked 2 rooms for 4 days which were right next to each other in 1 casita. It far exceeded what I was expecting. Believe me when I say the pics on the hotel site doesn't do justice to this lovely location (which I did tell the staff) What...

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AlexCedeno, Public Relations Manager at Arenal Manoa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear catcharme... We love to hear your comments, and know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for choosing Hotel Arenal Manoa as part of their experience in the Arenal Volcano.., you are always welcome .

San Francisco, CA
Reviewed 30 November 2014 via mobile

Dated hotel. Rooms smell funky. Tile floors, dirty & dated bed coverings (sheets, no comforter) two small drawers for storage. grounds are nice. Compared to other hotels in Costa Rica that we have stayed I would not choose this hotel

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AlexCedeno, Public Relations Manager at Arenal Manoa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest . We sorry for not meeting with your travel expectations , always the rooms are clean and with a fresh air , if you want a extra extra blankets you need to call to the reception .

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Arenal Manoa Hotel is a beautiful Arenal hotel to relax and enjoy the marvelous view of Arenal volcano in Costa Rica. Surrounded by gardens, pastures and animals, our rooms have been designed so that each one offers you a panoramic view of the Arenal volcano. Our visitors can take advantage of our spacious gardens for walking and meditation as well as the opportunities to see the daily operations of a typical Costa Rican farm. ... more   less 

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Address: Route 142, 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: $189 - $376 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Arenal Manoa Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Arenal Manoa Hotel And Spa
Arenal Manoa Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Arenal Manoa Hotel Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#8 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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