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Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort & Spa

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   7 kms from La Fortuna downtown, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 84-4417, Costa Rica
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Jerusalem, Israel
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a lovely hotel booked as part of a tour package -note most good hotels in Costa Rica are a lot cheaper when booked as part of a tour. Rooms are basic , clean with plenty of hot water and good internet access. Hot springs are beautifully landscaped with lots of little pools so that one can often find... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arenal Paraiso was one of my two hotels I'm staying in this week for my honeymoon. Reserved through a package not knowing much of what to expect and was blown away. It was beautiful, every hotel employee was generous, and all the hot springs and pool were amazing. I especially liked the hot springs pool with a bar. The bartender... More

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Pilar G, Director Comercial at Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Jason, It was a pleasure having received you in your Honey Moon. Thank you for your lovely comments, they are very important for us. We feel really satisfied to know you enjoyed and liked our hotel and services, all days we try to offer the best for our clients. We hope you come back with your family and friends,... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at Arenal Paraiso Resort and Spa for two nights at the end of August 2014. Our stay was absolutely fantastic! We drove in from San Jose and it took 2.5hr via 702. (not as crazy of a drive as we had heard). When we arrived the resort staff were friendly and greeted us in both... More

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Pilar G, Director Comercial at Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Robin, We really appreciate your lovely comments. We feel very confortable and satisfied that you enjoyed and liked our services, products and scenic views. In Arenal Paraiso we make effort to be better each day and give to our guest all the best. Hoping you come back in the future, we send you a special hug and regards your... More

Atlanta, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here in late August. My bungalow had beautiful facing view of volcano upon arrival, clouds obscured it the next day. Beautiful pools but highlight was hot springs pools of varying temperatures--cooler to warmer as you traverse up the hillside. There were so many pools that you could keep hiking until you found one to relax in by yourself. Great... More

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Pilar G, Director Comercial at Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Customer, We send you our regards. We really appreciate your lovely comments, they are very important for us. We hope you return in the future with your family and friends, it will be a pleasure attend you. A special hug from Arenal Paraiso Team. More

Atlanta, Georgia
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186 reviews 186 reviews
26 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just got back from Costa Rica, and we loved our trip. We went to 2 resorts, and hence we could compare the difference. Our 1st stop was this place. Let me first say that this resort is in a high altitude so if you're prone to headaches, drink lots of water. We stayed in their standard room. Pros: Beautiful... More

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Pilar G, Director Comercial at Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sanders, we would like to thank for yours detailed comments, we really appreciate it. In Arenal Paraiso always we are improving and changing our services and products to offer the best possible to our guest. We will take in count your experiences in our standard room, this is our basic and economic room and not includes safe box on... More

Brooklyn, New York, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We came to Arenal Paraiso for, believe it or not, 6 nights. Through out our vacation, we were doing the adventure tours provided for us including canopy, horseback riding, rafting, hiking, atv's etc. The hotel is gorgeous, with 14 hot spring pools running down the hill in order of temperature (hottest on top, coldest on bottom). They also have a... More

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Pilar G, Director Comercial at Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Dennis, We appreciate your lovely comments, for us it was a pleasure attend you in our hotel. In Arenal Paraiso we are proud to have met your expectations on vacation, was an honor to provide care. We hope you return and enjoy our services with friends and family. A special hug your friends Arenal Paraiso. More

Carlisle
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Mediocre accommodations at best were offset by outstanding outdoor off-site excursions(zip-lining, horse-back riding to falls, hot springs. It would be a stretch to say the rooms(bungalow style) were any better than a 1-2 star accommodation in the US. The hotel breakfasts(complimentary) was the only redeeming quality. The fresh fruit, the coffee, and the breakfast variety was outstanding and the staff... More

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Pilar G, Director Comercial at Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Jane, Thanks for your comments, they are very important for us. We already take a note about each one and will going to take in account to improve in our products and services. Hoping you return in the future, it will be a pleasure to receive you. King regards, Arenal Paraiso Team More

San Diego, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We stayed for three nights in a "Superior" room (they also have "Standard" and "Deluxe") - Superior gets volcano view and a lockbox in the room (compared to Standard). The grounds were lovely, the various thermal pools were clean and rarely crowded, and the on-site restaurant provided good food at reasonable (for a resort) prices. Breakfast buffet was above average... More

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Pilar G, Director Comercial at Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear David, Receive a special regards from us. We appreciate for share your comments with us in this web-site, them are very important for us. In Arenal Paraiso we try to offer all our best every day; we will going to take into account your experiences, to improve in our services, and offer great products to our guest Hoping you... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

After reading all the reviews we decided to book a night's stay here. I can safely say that I can overlook the fact that the room was greatly outdated and the shower made me think twice if not three times about showering. The worst part is that the windows were missing glass panes leaving the room exposed to the bugs... More

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Pilar G, Director Comercial at Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Suleydi, Thanks for your comments, we really appreciate it. We wish to ask apologize, because you does not enjoyed our services. We take the necessary measures to eliminate this kind of things that you mentioned. However we comment you that in the last months we were working in renovations in different areas of the hotel, and how you can... More

New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This was one of our accommodations for our tour group. The place is amazing with beautiful views all throughout. You get your own private cabin and a spectacular view of the volcano from the porch. The room is clean and spacious. A family of four will comfortably fit in the room.( it has two queen size beds). The bathroom could... More

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Pilar G, Director Comercial at Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Prescy, Thanks fully for your lovely comments. For us is very important to offer the best services to all our clients, and we feel really glad to get that you enjoyed our products in Arenal Paraiso. We hope you come back and recommend us with family and friends. All our best, Arenal Paraíso Team More

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Address: 7 kms from La Fortuna downtown, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 84-4417, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort & Spa 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Arenal Paraiso Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort And Spa
Hotel Arenal Paraiso
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