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Arenal Volcano Inn

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3.0 of 5
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6.5 Km NW of the Catholic church, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 6793-1000, Costa Rica
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Beek en Donk, The Netherlands
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We choose this hotel to stay for our 40th wedding-anniversary. It was a great hotel we had a very nice (honeymoon) suit. Perfect view on the volcano. The on-site restaurant was oké, not very special, but fine. The surrounding area, gardens and swimming-pool were kept very well. A little disappointing was the jacuzzi in our suite. I think it's hard... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Arenal Volcano Inn while in CR on a couples trip..great place to relax and enjoy views! The onsite restaurant has some of the best grass-fed beef you will ever eat! The views while relaxing in the pool are amazing too.

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Avimanager, General Manager at Arenal Volcano Inn, responded to this review

Dear TripAdvisor User, Thanks a lot for your positive review. We are very glad to hear you had a relaxing stay with us and you could enjoy the wonderful views around our property. Looking forward to seeing you again in the near future. More 

Saskatchewan, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only stayed one night because we were on our way through to somewhere else. The delux room was nice. It had a nice view, although because of rain, we couldn't see the volcano. The grounds are beautiful. The restaurant was good. We had pizza and the breakfast was nice. We thought the staff was very nice and helpful. Would... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were very impressed with this hotel. The room was very large with high ceilings. The grounds were beautiful. All rooms have views of the volcano. Nice pool and hot tub. Good service and friendly staff. Do not order shrimp pizza, 5 small shrimp on a large pizza.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
40 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here three nights. The rooms are spacious with newer TVs but still feel like they could use some updating. The bathrooms definitely felt outdated. The rooms were very clean and kept up well. The land that this hotels sits on is beautiful, every morning we woke up and could see the volcano from our rooms. The staff are... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We stayed 2 nights at the Arenal Volcano Inn--the first night in a standard room--which was super small and had no view. We paid to upgrade for the second night and had a much better room with a view. The pool and hot tub were nice. We also had good meals at the on-site restaurant, Que Rico.

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71 reviews 71 reviews
43 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

If you are lucky, this hotel could have a great view. Beside's that it's a very clean garden and the room are just the right size. The people at reception were very friendly and helpful. We stay there only one night and we appreciate the service and the full breakfast. The restaurant serve a good cuisine. the pool is just... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Beautiful spot! Lovely garden's, very clean rooms and pools! Wonderful services especially at the front desk, very attentive staff. Just enough out of town to be a bit isolated but not too much that a quick cab cannot get you back. Cute little trail on the grounds as well. Nice to have security at night as well. Restaurent is good... More 

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Odense, Denmark
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14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights in January 2015. The purpose of the stay was visit to the Arenal volcano area and the La Fortuna Waterfall. The hotel is located about 6km outside La Fortuna town and with a view direct to the volcano. We were so lucky so get one of room most back on top of... More 

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Sechelt, Canada
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Although excellent in all aspects, and one of the best in the area, the hotel unfortunately can't be rated 5 star in a global context. It comes close though. We admired the landscaping, the pool, and the view of the volcano from our terrace and the pleasant dining space. Food was good for Costa Rican standards, but what was missing... More 

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