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The Springs Resort and Spa

4.5 of 5 Near Montana de Fuego, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Honolulu, HI
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

I had high expectations of this resort based on other reviews but our experience was not the greatest. I don't usually write negative reviews but just couldn't help it this time. When you spend over $600 night, you expect quality, right? My first major disappointment was that the pools are not hot! We came to this area for the hot... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

The Springs is probably the best resort in Costa Rica! Though quite expensive - it was very much worth it! The room was lovely with a great view to the Arenal volcano. It had a large balcony with hammocks that you can laze in. The beds were nice, bathroom was huge and wifi was free. The resort also had its... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

This Hotel was so much better than Tabacon. We had our own little casita with a wonderful view of the volcano from our bed. The fridge was stocked with beer and water. The swim up bar staff were very sweet. Everyone was so welcoming and lovely. Get the day pass to Tabacon Springs...but don't bother staying there! They act like... More 

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Wall Township, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

My boyfriend took me to Costa Rica in February 2013, where we spent 3 nights at the Springs, and then 4 nights in Papagayo, and it was the most amazing vacation. Driving: We landed at the aiport in San Jose, rented a car and drove to the Springs. The drive was about 3 1/2 hours, but sooo worth it. Although... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Just got back from the Springs for our 2nd visit. I wrote an extremely positive review the 1st time and we could not wait to go back. We took 3 elderly parents (over 80) only to find the elevator broken for the duration of our stay--5 days. While they did pick them up in a gold cart from the room... More 

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

This place is amazing. It is totally different than the many beach and Caribbean trips we have taken. It is definitely an adventure to get here. We landed at night, so thank goodness we had a driver to navingate the very windy roads in the dense fog. It is worth the journey. The place is new and clean and beautiful.... More 

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Atlanta
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

The hotel is nice, the views of the volcano are perfect and the hot springs are superb! Now, if the rate you have is above $350/ night per room, you will feel that you are paying too much. Service and food are average.

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Greenwich, Connecticut
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Our family just returned from a lovely vacation at The Springs Resort & Spa. We picked this resort from tripadvisor and were a little nervous as we were driving up the dirt road riddled with potholes to the main entrance. Boy were we surprised (and relieved) to see a beautiful and luxurious resort built into a hillside in the middle... More 

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Rockville Centre, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013 via mobile

The drive to the Arenal Region took about 2 1/2 hours. Don't let that discourage you after a long flight. The drive was magnificant. It was like a tour. We stopped at a Hummingbird sactuary and an authentic outdoor restaurant. The people there speak excellent english and couldnt be nicer. Let me just say the drive is so worth it!... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

We had a day pass at The Springs and were very pleased. We spent the evening exploring the zillions of hot springs and enjoying tasty drinks at the swim up bars. There was even a water slide built in! The view was amazing! The grounds were beautiful. Service, all around, was very nice. Dinner was peaceful and tasty.

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Address: Near Montana de Fuego, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Springs Resort and Spa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 46
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Also Known As:
The Springs Resort And Spa At Arenal Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
The Springs Hotel
The Springs Resort And Spa Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#2 Luxury Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#5 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#6 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos

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