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Volcano Lodge & Springs

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La Fortuna de San Carlos-Arenal Lake road | 7 Km West from Downtown, Road To Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica (Formerly Volcano Lodge & Gardens)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Volcano Lodge and Springs was a great resort. The room was a good size and clean. Breakfast was pretty good. Be sure to check out their hot springs and pool area. The only thing to note is that it is out of town and you would need to take a cab to the main area of La Fortuna.

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Truro, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We opened our curtains to the amazing sunny view of the volcano and our own private hotspring with waterfall which was surrounded by beautiful flowers and plants with all sorts of different birds coming and going. We were here for 3 nights and wished we could have stayed an extra night or two to relax as we did tours each... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Their service was far better than my expectation. The property is very clean and perfect for family vacation. My both sons were very happy to be there. The hot spring was amazing. Food was very delicious.

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volcanolodge, Guest Relations Manager at Volcano Lodge & Springs, responded to this review

Greetings from Volcano Lodge & Springs! We really apreciate your review, we are very happy that you have had an amazing time in our hotel. This is a perfect place for family vacations that's why your kids had a great time with us. Hope to see you soon again! Best wishes! More 

Sacramento, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Great experience, nice hotel, staff was very friendly and very helpful. Beautiful grounds, good food at the restaurant!! Close to the town, 10 dollar cab ride, great restaurants and shopping near by. Be aware that you do not flush any toilet paper at this resort, travel with someone you are comfortable with.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The place is small nice place great customer service, really nice bedrooms and nice security guards. The hotel is located near the Volcano Arenal easy to travel down town. Clean bedrooms, bathrooms small hot springs and you can stay until 5:00 am

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I like the place, it has a small but beautiful hiking course where we saw some iguanas, ducks and a lot of kind of birds. My room didn't have a minibar, i don't know about the others but since the bar is closed at 11pm i wanted to drink something and i couldn't find anything. The thermal springs are great,... More 

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volcanolodge, Guest Relations Manager at Volcano Lodge & Springs, responded to this review

Greetings from Volcano Lodge & Springs! Thank you for sharing your experience; as you say we are very privileged, around our gardens and our property; guests can to find a variety of animals and plants. Volcano Lodge & Springs offer three kinds of rooms, Superior Room; Thermal Superior Room and Junior Suite; on the last two kinds of rooms, our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We enjoyed staying at Volcano Lodge!!! We have 3 children, 12, 13, & 16 and the pool, Hot Springs, swim up bar and rooms were delightful! Since we have 3 children they even put a third bed in our room and had it all made up by the time we unlocked the door. The private patio out back faced the... More 

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volcanolodge, Guest Relations Manager at Volcano Lodge & Springs, responded to this review

Dear Amanda It is great for us to read your review and know how you and your entire family, had a positive experience in our hotel!! At anytime you want to visit La Fortuna de San Carlos again, please contact us directly; We would love to welcome you once more!! Always at your service Volcano Lodge & Springs! More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This was the best value of any hotel, anywhere! I travel all over the world. This hotel was inexpensive, but the entire staff was nice! Carolina at reception, Faurizio the wine-knowledgable bartender at Sura restaurant, EVERYONE was friendly and nice. Clean, big room, good shower and bed. Not fancy, but terrific for low cost. And every other guest I spoke... More 

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volcanolodge, Guest Relations Manager at Volcano Lodge & Springs, responded to this review

Greetings dear Michael! We appreciate your nice review about our hotel; everyone here works to give unforgettable experiences to all the guests and in your case we got it successfully, what make us feel really glad. It will be a pleasure for Volcano Lodge & Sprigs be your first choice on La Fortuna de San Carlos, at anytime you want... More 

Issaquah, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We loved it here and wished we had stayed in Arenal longer as well as at this hotel. Ground are lush and beautiful, pool and hot springs are well maintained. The rooms aren't fancy but very clean with good working A/C and really all we needed since we spent most of our time outdoors. The food at the restaurant was... More 

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volcanolodge, Guest Relations Manager at Volcano Lodge & Springs, responded to this review

Greetings dear Tara! Thank you for sharing us your great experience in our hotel. We are completely agree with your feeling, all our staff are always willing to give an excellent customer service. We are really glad to know that your expectations were exceeded Please don't hesitate to come back; it will be a pleasure welcome you once more! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Awesome place with nice staff and incredible environment although one small problem----the maid used my brand new makeup! We thoroughly enjoyed everything else, breakfast was good but dinner was ok and over-priced

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