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Arenal Volcano Inn

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6.5 Km NW of the Catholic church, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights for my honeymoon and we really enjoyed this hotel. The room was very clean and had air conditioning (a real luxury in Costa Rica). We spent one afternoon just lounging at the pool which was very nice. Breakfast was provided free every morning from the hotel restaurant Que Rico. We also had a few other... More 

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Avimanager, Propietario at Arenal Volcano Inn, responded to this review

Dear Rainione, I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Arenal Volcano Inn specially for such an important occasion(your honeymoon). It is also very good to hear you enjoyed your meals at Que Rico Arenal Restaurant. Thank you for recommending us and for your nice review. We hope you visit us again in the future, More 

Frankfort, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

I was traveling with a friend who was undergoing chemotherapy. This hotel had a room phone! That's huge if you are from out of the country, and your cell phone doesn't work here. The other 2 you had to either walk to the desk if you needed something, or give up. The food was good, and available around the clock.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

Incredible view of the volcano, very pretty grounds, close to everything, and a really great, inexpensive restaurant. My only complaint was that the screen for our bathroom window was broken, so we had a few ants in there. Definitely not the end of the world, especially considering you're in the middle of the jungle. Breakfast was good (coffee, tea, orange... More 

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Saratoga, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Very comfortable room with a view of Arenal volcano right out front. Room is large and air conditioned. I think all the rooms are pretty much the same, with two double beds. The breakfast was included.

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

Dear TripAdvisor user, We really appreciate your positive review. Thanks a lot for sharing with others your experience at the hotel. We are looking forward to seeing you again. More 

Kensington, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Each room is a casita or cottage. From our front porch, we could sit and watch steam coming from the Arenal Volcano. Very comfortable, excellent staff and a good restaurant. Pool and hot tub were well cared for and practically empty. Desk staff was wonderful at giving us ideas for things to do.

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Vienna, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Stayed here with a group touring by bus. Were very comfortable in our relaxed ground level room. They accommodated needs for group dining. Enjoyed the pool areas & the very relaxed breakfast. Evening was very nice as we across the road and took photos of the active volcano. A welcome change from the big city high rise hotels. Perfect for... More 

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

Dear Tripadvisor user We are extremely pleased that you enjoyed your stay at our property when you were away from home. It is our pleasure to have the oportunity to host groups and make their experience a memorable one. Hope to have you back in La Fortuna when you’re back in town. Thank you very much for your kind comments. More 

Cancun, Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This is a very nice place to stay if you want to visit Tabacon and you have to watch the budget. The grounds are nice, but that is not the attraction... the attraction is that this is a very nice place to spend the night and it is close to Tabacon which is the attraction around here, and it is... More 

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Beek en Donk, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

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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