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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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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
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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mississauga
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
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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Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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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Seattle, WA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
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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Toronto
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2005

Booked Arenal Paraiso based on a number of positive reviews. The grounds were beautiful - resort-like - and enjoyed all the private natural hot spring pools at the end of a long day. We had a Standard cabin with a great view of the volcano from the front porch (were able to see lava flow one night). It looked cute... More 

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Chicago
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2005

Our room was full of ants, in our clothes within an hour of unpacking. The safe was broken. The chain on the door was broken. The boards in the room had gaps so big daylight was streaming into the room. Beautiful volcano view, great breakfast but we had no interest in staying and found another hotel after just one night... More 

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Norcross, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2005

We had a Superior Suite and it was great. There was not a king size bed, but two double beds which were very comfortable. The rooms were very clean and neat. We did have a television and AC. Our view of the volcano was wonderful even though we did not see any lava flow, we did see the top of... More 

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Mount Dora, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2005

Beautiful cabins overlooking Arenal volcano. Very clean accomodations. Wonderful restaurant. It has hot spings on it as well. friendly staff.

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