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Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort & Spa

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 June 1, 2008
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East Palestine, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2008

My daughter originally planned to get married at the Arenal Paraiso Resort, but a few weeks before the wedding they let her know that they didn't want any loud music at the reception that would bother the other guests or the people in the spa area. So after being engaged for a year, she moved her wedding ceremony & reception... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2008

We wanted to stay at Hotel Arenal Paraiso for 2 nights (April 19 and April 20, 2008) because of the hot springs they have on site. Plus, the hotel web site looked really good. So we decided to give it a try. I sent an email to the hotel in early February 2008 to check on a room availability for... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2008

We stayed at the Arenal Paraiso for two days last week. We loved the little cabins, and the location was terrific. The rooms (cabins), had porches on both the front and back and were nestled among some very nice trees and plants with a beautiful view of the volcano. The rooms, however, were only mediocre inside. The sheets were rough... More 

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ny,ny
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2008

Stayed here with 2 friends at the beginning of January 08 and had a HORRIBLE stay. While it is it not the hotel's fault that it rained for 3 days straight, we waited an extra 3 hours for our room to be ready upon our arrival. After that it just got worse, more hours of waiting for the toilet to... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2008

I stayed in a Superior bungalow, #261. It was next to the pool, spa, the hotsprings, restaurant. Its a hugh property, so walking can be come annoying if your room is far. The breakdown: The Spa- excellent Hotsprings - Not the best compared to others, but its free, in the resort, & never crowded Restaurant- Breakfast was great! Never had... More 

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paris
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2008

My wife and I stayed there 2 nights. We had a couple of cocktails in the spring water. We had a beautiful volcano view from our room.

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Somerville, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2008

Arenal was our first destination in costa rica on our honeymoon on march 29, 2008. It’s a nice resort, the service is good, as a matter of fact we got upgraded to a suite at no additional charge. The breakfast is phenomenal. We stayed in Arenal one night, went to the hot springs, we didn’t go to the volcano since... More 

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florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2008

My husband and I spent four days in Arnela and it was great. This hotel had nice cabins. we stayed in the supior or deluxe. The cabins have a nice sized bathroom with hair dyrer and two beds, a small refrig, and tv and a/c. The beds are hard (but we would learn as we traveled to several locations on... More 

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Munich, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2008

Excellent hotel: Comfortable wooden cabins, great services which include its own adventure agency, forrest, waterfall, canopy, spa, hot srings, restaurants and boutique inside the hotel. Wrong destination: Invisible volcano!

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2008

Large clean rooms. Beautiful grounds, Huge property. Had to walk quite a bit. Nice pool and pool bar. Breakfast was good. Lobby personal not too helpful but ok

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