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1 km east of the Tabacon Resort | 8 km west from La Fortuna, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Phoenix
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58 reviews 58 reviews
24 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay here for six days. It is a family owned business. Everyone is so kind and friendly. Salem the owner is very knowledgeable and helpful. The rooms are large and very clean. The view when the volcano is out is the best you will find. The breakfast is very good and substantial. This is not a four... More

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Wimborne
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I will start by praising the owner/manager who tried his very best to assist us when we were expecting to be in a town. AP is a way out of town and has no facilities such as a bar and a restaurant for guests. So he drove us all up the road to a restaurant and arranged to have us... More

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel has so much potential - an amazing view of the volcano, with every room having huge windows by which to see it. The rooms are basic but clean and large. The management are really friendly and can't do enough to help. What let this hotel down were the facilities - no where to buy water, no bar or... More

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Costa Rica
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This was one of our favorites for our stay in Costa Rica! Affordable, clean, friendly staff, great breakfast, help with tours and where to eat in La Fortuna. The view of the volcano is in your face outstanding. This is a family owned hotel and they bent over backwards to give us the best in customer service.

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Ohio
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234 reviews 234 reviews
43 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Our family recently spent two nights at this hotel. Rooms are basic but clean. Pack your own shampoo because all you get is a bar of soap. Beds are firm and comfortable. Be prepared to share the room with some geckos and bugs. Views of Arenal are great if it is not cloudy. Breakfast was good and the staff members... More

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

This place is a great spot to relax, has incredible views, large rooms and wonderful staff that make the stay comfortable. It is well priced and the view of the volcano from your room is beautiful, especially in the morning. We've stayed here for both of our visits to Arenal and will come again.

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Denver, Colorado
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

The Arenal Palace in La Fortuna is a breath of fresh air to travelers. Saleem, the hotel owner, has one goal for his guests. The goal is to give exceptional customer service to every person who walks through his door. Arenal Palace is only two years old but has a superb future. Saleem shared the whats, wheres and hows of... More

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Vancouver, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

The owner is very helpful. We had a great time. Rooms were very comfortable. The view of the volcano is outstanding. The hotel centrally located to a lot of attractions. Would recommend for anyone looking for a less commercial more personal experience.

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Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

I enjoyed stay there 3 days. Simple rooms, but have some character,clean, big,with amazing view to Arenal. Bird watching impressed me so much! Last time we stay in Baldi's Spa resort.It was wonderful, but we never see too many birds. Here in a morning just behind the hotel you can see Bird show. Toucans live right there .I saw them... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

We arrived and from the beginning everything went better than expected... We were received by the hotel manager, and he gave us some pretty sweet deals for canopy and hot springs trips. Breakfast was amazing everyday we stayed there and it was one of the most personalized treatments I've ever had on a B&B. I totally recommend it if you... More

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Address: 1 km east of the Tabacon Resort | 8 km west from La Fortuna, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
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