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Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort & Spa

3.5 of 5 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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2005

Arenal Paraiso was a great choice. Stayed here for three nights in August 2005 and got some amazing pictures of the Volcano. Direct unobstructed view from our cabin (#235) and from basically anywhere else on the hotel property. The hotel tour desk was very good. We booked three tours through them - the night walk at Eco Danaus, the Hanging... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2005

Rooms were clean, comfortable and with a great view. If you don't want to pay for Tabacon, I'd say this place is a great budget-conscious alternative. Also, they have one of the best canopy tours in town and it is at the hotel. Can't really beat it.

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Kirkland, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2005

This place offers a better view of the volcano (from every cabin!) than any other hotel in the area. Closer, too. There's a shuttle to the Tabacon Hot Springs down the road. This Parisio was a great alternative to the heavily booked and expensive hot springs resort. We enjoyed staying at the quiet Parisio where the cabins are spacious and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2005

We stayed here for 2 nights on our 3 week tour of Costa Rica. My friends had a standard cabin that was right next to new construction - I'm talking a matter of feet here. The standard rooms are very small and are 2 per cabin. You could almost hear your neighbors breath. Dreadfull pillows and ok matresses. Nice view... More 

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Palmetto, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2005

These were great cottages. Nice bath all wood the views were unbelieveable. The grounds were absolutley gorgeous and well maintained. Restaraunt was average. A/C was a little undersized but we just moved the beds directly under the ac unit after a night of cooling off no problem. Didn't see any volcanic activity but the view was astonishing anyway. I would... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2005

I loved the town of La Fortuna and the Arenal volcano.We hiked the volcano, and took horses to the La Fortuna waterfall. We used Adventuras Arenal, an excellent company. The hotel was nice, with spacious cabins with private balconies and patios. We had amazing views of the volcanoes, and I enjoyed sitting on the patio listening to the wildlife. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2005

My mother and I had the privilage of staying at this beautiful paradise like hotel in May for only two nights. We had originally planned on stopping here for one night to see the volcano and then continue to Tamarindo but the hotel had so much to do and see that it just wasnt enough time. The staff was super... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2005

We stayed at the Arenal Paraiso in early June, and loved the location. We had an excellent view of the volcano from our room, and from most of the property. The main pool was empty at the time for maintenance, I believe, so that would have been disappointing if we'd planned on swimming, but there was so much else to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2005

Arenal Paraiso 04/05: It’s a nice hotel with lush tropical surroundings. They have several small hot springs that wind down the hill to the pool area. We really enjoyed the hot springs and AMAZING views of the volcano and valley. We reserved a standard cabin, were put in a superior. After everything people have said about the standard cabins I... 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
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*
Number of rooms: 118
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Also Known As:
Arenal Paraiso Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort And Spa
Hotel Arenal Paraiso
Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort & Spa Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park
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#14 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos

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