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Hotel Lavas del Arenal

300 Oeste de la Escuela de EL Bosque, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiancee and I purchased a Group On for a 5-day stay in the hotel, which also included 3 days worth of activities. The deal was very well priced for everything it included. The hotel is located about 10 minutes away from La Fortuna, which is a bigger tourist city. It IS a smaller hotel and the rooms are good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mario and his staff at hotel lavas del arenal were excellent. They were friendly and accommodating and put a lot of care into everything. The cost of hotel was very reasonable and included a scrumptious breakfast every morning. This is a locals kind of place out of easy walking distance of La Fortuna, there is a bus that you can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at Hotel Lavas del Arenal from May 18-21 on our honeymoon. Our room was clean, and had air conditioning and had a cute towel arrangement on our bed every morning. Our stay included breakfast every morning which included fresh fruit, coffee, fresh juice and a freshly cooked meal, we really enjoyed it! There isn't much... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Highly Recommend Hotel Lavas Del Arenal and its staff. We booked three days of excursions through the hotel - Mario (and his family) were very accommodating and did everything possible to make the trip easy for us. We had some changes that they were able to help out with and made it a seamless and stress-free experience. They went well... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Mario and his staff are very accommodating. The hotel is set back off a dirt road a short cab ride from La Fortuna, and there is also easy bus access. They are well versed in many activities around the area. Make sure you brush up on your spanish, we went in the offseason, there was definitely a language barrier, but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

Great place to stay that is not expensive and you get a very good service. Everyone treats you extremely well and are very welcoming, caring and willing to help. The room was decent and had everything necessary to have a comfortable stay. I sure advice for people to book their stay here since you will save lots of money and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Bought a groupon for this hotel. Traveled in April 2015. Everything about the trip was great. We were in constant contact with Mario, who helped arrange transportation and excursions. Met a lot of great people who booked through groupon as well. Had a great vacation!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This place is great, we found it by booking with Groupon. The package that came with it contained 5 nights there with transportation from the air port and the excursions. If we wanted something else to be included the hotel took care of it. The staff was great real friendly and helpful. Most of the staff doesn't know much English... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

My boyfriend and I just spend a few days here. Such an amazing place. It's on the outskirts of the town, very pretty and tranquil. Not too far from town at most a 10 minute ride to el centro as they called it or the town of la fortuna. Mario, the owner, and his staff, Kathia, were so helpful from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Hotel Lavas is a great place to go if you are looking for a friendly place to stay! Mario was EXTREMELY helpful, friendly and accommodating. So was Carlos (our driver, who made it an educational drive from the airport to the hotel :D)! The hotel serves your typical Costa Rican breakfast (rice, beans, fruit)! Super fresh and delicious. Mario was... More 

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