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Linda Vista Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Arenal Volcano National Park, El Castillo, Arenal Volcano National Park 183-4400, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for the 4th time. It's a great place. The view is unbeatable, the food is great and the people are awesome and very friendly. The road to get there is a little bumpy and not paved but it is worth the trip. We'll be back and would recommend it. If it's cloudy it's tough... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel has one of the best views of both the lake and volcano in the area. Our room opened out to the view of the lake and volcano and it was spectacular to wake up each morning. The open air hot tub was also great for relaxation. All the staff were very courteous and helpful. Will definitely recommend this... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were hesitant with this hotel when we first booked it due to its location out of La Fortuna, but i'm glad we decided to book it. It is about 20 minutes away from La Fortuna, and the hotel offers a shuttle at 8:00 and 15:00 for only 6 bucks a person which was convenient! I would also reccomend eating... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

It has it's pros and cons but overall I would recommend. The staff was amazing, they were so helpful and professional! The chef at the restaurant made the best food we had in Costa Rica and the prices were affordable. What we did not expect was a poor wifi signal throughout our stay, uncomfortable/small bed, uncomfortable pillows, no air conditioning,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Fantastic location overlooking the lake and at the foot of the volcano!! Large clean rooms, and those with a view, are a delight. Beautiful grounds, excellent food, wonderful pool and very professional staff. This is the second time we stay there and we will return, for sure!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Location Location Location! Hotel is located a bit far from civilization, so get ready to spend some $$ on transportation. Other than that, everything else can only be summed up by WOW. Ambiance, views, air, food and hotel staff were superb and we had 3 amazing days at Arenal. Would go back in a heartbeat!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Our experience with this hotel did not start in the best way... Upon arrival I checked "how to arrive" information and as there was nothing alarming, just forgot about it. The map showed a road on the south side of the lake and it looked like 1 hour drive (we were coming from Monteverde). The problem is that to go... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Ok first off, make sure you rent an SUV and get the GPS; you're going to need it. I drove from SJO and google maps did not work but thankfully I played it safe and got the GPS. Also make sure you type in the hotel exactly as it's listed here. When I was about 8km away, I realized the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Wonderfull view, very good food, good services, clean room maybe a little hot so ask for a air conditionner and awesome situation, near everything, excellent services, they make arrangements!!!!Wow!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

GORGEOUS rainforest views right out the window. We paid a little extra for a master suite #25. I'm a professional photographer and even after spending days hiking around looking for the best photo locations, but one of the best shots I took the whole trip was right out my hotel window. Wi-fi was surprisingly good for such a remote location... More

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Address: Arenal Volcano National Park, El Castillo, Arenal Volcano National Park 183-4400, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > El Castillo
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Hotel Class:3 star — Linda Vista Hotel 3*
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Linda Vista Hotel is located at El Castillo, just 22 km from La Fortuna downtown. A perfect choice for hikes in the Arenal Volcano National Park or activities on Lake Arenal. There is, however, a nice range of amenities located at the hotel for those that would rather stay put. Guests will enjoy lounging within the hotel's unique three-tiered swimming pool, which affords spectacular views of the volcano, and relaxing jacuzzi. The Loma Linda Restaurant serves up a nice variety of international and national meals, including a large free breakfast every morning. Guests in need of libations can visit the bar, which is stocked with beers, wines, juices, liquors and more. The rooms at Linda Vista are clean and spacious. Tile floors extend to private terraces, where guests can sit and enjoy astounding views of the Arenal Volcano. All rooms are equipped with a private hot water bathroom, ceiling fan, a/c, and coffee maker. Wireless internet helps guests to stay connected to friends and family at home, while an in-room safe ensures that valuables remain secure. The Badilla's would love to share the secrets and beauty of this area with you and your friends or family! General Information Hotel Facilities & Services: Safe deposit box Mini bar Wet bar Swimming pool (for adults & kids) Jacuzzi Restaurant Bar Free WiFi Laundry Service - We accept all Credit Cards Accommodations: All rooms come equipped with a private hot water bathroom, ceiling fan, terrace, coffee maker, safe deposit box, and wireless internet. Standard Room - these rooms have one double and one single bed. They do not have a volcano view and can sleep up to three people. Junior Suites - these suites have two queen size beds, air conditioning, mini bar, hairdryer, satellite TV, and a private parking lot. They have a volcano view and can sleep up to four people. Master Suites - these suites have two queen size beds, air conditioning, mini fridge, hairdryer, private terrace, coffee maker, satellite TV, bathrobes, and an iron. They have a volcano view and can sleep up to four people. Honeymoon Suite - this suite has one queen size bed, air conditioning, mini fridge, bathtub, hairdryer, coffee maker, private terrace, satellite TV, PC station, and a private parking lot. It has a volcano view and can sleep up to two people. ... more   less 
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