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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed here for 2 nights. We loved the place. The hot water pools were a hit. They pump out naturally heated mineral rich water out of the ground into man made pools and the water flows from one pool into another thus the temperature of the water cools as you go downhill. We did not use... More

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

Hi Elton, We send you a regards from all of us in Arenal Paraiso. Thanks for your comments, they are very important for us, and make us improve every day in our services and quality. We feel glad that you enjoyed your stay in our hotel, and wish you return in the future. Best regards! More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We went here as part of a Groupon Vacation. Everyone that worked here was extremely nice and helpful. Our room was large and had a small backyard facing the Volcano. There were beautiful small hot springs behind the pool, didn't find the need to go visit Tabacon or any other hot springs instead. Hotel breakfast was FABULOUS and had so... More

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

Dear Guest, Receive our regards, it was a pleasure attend you at the hotel. Thanks for your comments, we really appreciate it. We hope you remember us forever and you wish to return in the future. A special hug from Arenal Paraiso Team. More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed two nights with our 3 children (7, 4 and 2). It was wonderful. There were nature trails all around and the hot springs were a huge hit. One night we had a friendly toad that came and sat on the side of the pool which was a pretty cool thing for the kids too. There was a 3... More

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

Dear Jayme, Thanks for your beautiful comments, we feel glad that you and your family enjoyed the stay in our hotel. We work for give the best service and quality for our clients. Hoping you come back to Costa Rica and Arenal Paraiso, we send you a hug. More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

(NB. This is a review of the canopy tour that I did here since I did not stay at this hotel.) The main reason for a doing a canopy tour is for experiencing the thrill of the height and speed. It was my first experience. The tour has various lines starting with slower and shorter lines before progressing to faster... More

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

Hi Ashnee, Thanks for your comments about our Canopy Tour, it was a pleasure to have offered our services. Actually this is a unique experience, full of adrenaline and adventure amid the trees ... our reason is to make all guests leave satisfied and happy for this exciting tour. We hope you come in the future and enjoy again of... More

Wilmington, Delaware
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here 2 nights with a small 9-person tour group. This was the most plush and "commercial" place we stayed on our 8 day tour. Wonderful hot spring pools for soaking - head right for the top warmest pool! All cabins face Volcan Arenal for great views, if the clouds do not shroud it entirely. Wonderful walking paths on... More

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

Hi Mary, Thanks for your beautiful comments, we really appreciate your time and cute words. It is for us an honor have received you, in our resort and satisfy your expectations of the trip. We hope you come in the future and you enjoy more of our services. A special hug from all the Arenal Paraiso team! More

Deltona, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The Resort was incredible we were so happy here. The Food was so good and we loved that they had tours on property so we didnt really have to leave. We had so much fun doing the horseback riding to the Arenal and Canopying later. The service was wonderful and we loved the spa.

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

Dear Ana, We send you a special regards and congratulations for your wedding!!! For all the team of Arenal Paraiso Hotel was a pleasure and an honor received you in our property, and we feel very happy that you enjoyed your stay. We hope you come back with your family and friends. All our best!!! More

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

My fiance and I stayed at this hotel on our first night in Costa Rica. The staff was excellent from the moment we arrived, delivering a four star experience. The hotel is comprised of individual cabins that each have their own private porch with rocking chairs facing the volcano. The beds and bathroom are basic; however, our room included extended... More

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

Dear Amy, We appreciate a lot your comments, and thanks for share them with us. For us it was a pleasure to attend you at the hotel, and you enjoyed your stay in Arenal. We hope you come back in the future and you recommend our services with family and friends. A hug from your Friends of Arenal Paraiso Hotel!!! More

Bedfordshire, England
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

I stayed here for 3 nights and a great time. the food in the restaurant was delicious and all the staff friendly. the pool are was beautiful and the hot springs brilliant. the room was clean....can't complain about anything!

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

Dear Claire, We send you a regards, from all of us at Arenal Paraiso Hotel. Thanks for your comments, we feel happy that you enjoyed your stay in our property, it was a pleasure attend you. We hope you come back soon. A big hug! More

Boulder, Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We had a good experience here, and would agree with many of the positive comments by other reviewers. Our deluxe cabin was clean, comfortable and with an incredible view. The grounds are beautiful and filled with gorgeous flowers and interesting wildlife. All of the staff were professional and pleasant. We ate several meals here, ranging from good to fabulous. The... More

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

Dear Cindy, We send you a regards from all of us at Arenal Paraiso Hotel. We thank you for your comments, they are fundamental for us, we will take them into account, especially the comment about the plastic wristband; we use this kind of id for our clients and for security inside of our property, however we are going to... More

McLean, Virginia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
42 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

The Arenal Paraíso is a beautifully laid out, ecology-conscious resort with magnificent landscaping and -- on a clear day -- an imposing view of the Arenal volcano from the front porch of many guest cabins. But it is not the most comfortable place to stay. The cabin interiors are shabby and outdated despite some modern features, with many problems that... More

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

Dear Ron KVA, We really appreciate your comments. We want to thank you for explain all details and report all your needs and experiences in your visit to our resort. we will take them to improve and make the best to fix the themes that is possible for us. we feel happy that you enjoyed our gardens ans views to... 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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Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort And Spa
Arenal Paraiso Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Hotel Arenal Paraiso
Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort & Spa Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park

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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#13 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos #37 Top resorts Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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Enjoy of cozy & comfortable rooms surrounded by tropical gardens, with the best view of Arenal Volcano. Discover the wellness of our hot springs and our Mayin Spa. Taste the Costa Rica flavor, international cuisine and the best steak house in the area. Feel the adrenaline on our Canopy Tour, and take the best shots of Arenal volcano on our horseback riding. ... more   less 
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