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Hotel Roca Negra del Arenal

La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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ksteinberger Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

WE spent two nights here and wished we could have stayed longer. The two women running the hotel were so friendly and fun and allowed us to leave our car and belongings with them while we went on an overnight rafting trip. Our room was spacious, clean and comfortable and the grounds were gorgeous with a nice little pool with... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed out stay at Hotel Roca Negra. The rooms were clean, the staff were super nice and helpful, and who doesn't want to be in the middle of the forest? The greenery around the hotel is just beautiful. I've been to this area three times and this is by far my favorite hotel. I highly recommend that you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay at Roca Negra. Saw 2 types of toucan just from our room and countless other birds. Breakfast was nice but not available on Mondays and not included in the price. The room was spotless and comfortable with a nice patio outside. Its a few mins drive to the centre of town which wasn't a problem.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We stayed at Roca Negra del Arenal during our three-day stay in Arenal/La Fortuna along with our small dog. The rooms here are fine. They are basic and rustic. Our room had two rocking chairs and one hammock chair on the front porch, which made it perfect to relax and take in the sounds and scenery in the morning. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I loved the place right from the start. We arrived super tired from a long travelling night, but the wonderful surroundings instantly eased all the tension. I loved all the farm animals meandering around in the most beautiful garden. The view from our little room was spectacular. It was wonderful to sit in the rocking chair and gaze out to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

This is a charming place to stay. We were there for three days and it such an oasis it is hard to leave to go out and explore the surrounding area. What sets Roca Negra apart from any other hotel in La Fortuna was the beautiful grounds. The owners have made a special effort to preserve and enhance the natural... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This hotel is well situated at the western edge of chaotic La Fortuna, so you don't have to enjoy its traffic jams each time you wish to drive from the hotel to the volcano area, hot springs included (though it's generally not recommended to drive after nightfall in Costa Rica, the 15 km or so from the hot springs back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

fabulous fun and full of character, this home away from home hotel. LOVED it there! From the moment we arrived we were greeted with ducks and chickens and doggies. Our room had a wonderful view of the volcano in the distance with lush greenery and plants and birds. Rooms had chairs and swings out on the terrace which was great... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

So relaxing to enjoy the flowers, garden, kolibries, butterflies and view at the volcano. Just sit on your porch and relax! Nice pool and jacuzzi- Good beds and safe place- Nice and friendly people helping you (Elizabeth-a bit weird-funny but very friendly and helpfull)

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Post Falls, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Nice little hotel with eight or nine cabins just outside La Fortuna, within walking distance of some places to eat. Though the cabins are side by side, they are separated by a fence of bushes, etc., which makes it feel private from your neighbor. The rooms are very small with a large bed, a table and small bench, two night... More 

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